Watch: Wesley Sneijder Trolled For Dramatic Weight Gain Post Retirement
Prakash Rai

Watch: Wesley Sneijder Trolled For Dramatic Weight Gain Post Retirement

While some commented that Wesley Sneijder was thoroughly enjoying his retirement, others took digs at the pace at which he has gone out of shape.

Dutch Hero Wesley Sneijder Announces Retirement From Football
Agence France-Presse

Dutch Hero Wesley Sneijder Announces Retirement From Football

Wesley Sneijder made the announcement while speaking to the YouTube channel of his hometown club FC Utrecht.

Watch: Wesley Sneijder Threatens To Quit Qatar In Furious Rant After Red Card, Tweets Apology
Santosh Rao

Watch: Wesley Sneijder Threatens To Quit Qatar In Furious Rant After Red Card, Tweets Apology

Wesley Sneijder vowed to not play in Qatar again after he was shown a red card during a Qatar Stars League match.

Wesley Sneijder Announces Retirement From International Football With Netherlands

Wesley Sneijder Announces Retirement From International Football With Netherlands

Wesley Sneijder played in the Dutch national team for 15 years.

Wesley Sneijder Shines as Netherlands Stay on Course for Euro 2016 Berth
Indo-Asian News Service

Wesley Sneijder Shines as Netherlands Stay on Course for Euro 2016 Berth

Wesley Sneijder, Georginio Wijnaldum netted a goal each to help The Netherlands register an all important 2-1 win over Kazakhstan in their Euro 2016 qualifier.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Dutch Fate Undeserved, Says Wesley Sneijder
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FIFA World Cup 2014: Dutch Fate Undeserved, Says Wesley Sneijder

Argentina won 4-2 on penalties against the Netherlands after the semifinal contest finished 0-0 following extra time. They will play Germany in the final on Sunday. Netherlands playmaker Wesley Sneijder said his team deserved much better.

Wesley Sneijder snubbed for Netherlands friendly against Portugal
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Wesley Sneijder snubbed for Netherlands friendly against Portugal

Van Gaal last month demoted Sneijder from his job as team captain, saying he wasn't in sufficiently good shape. Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is the new Oranje captain for the Aug. 14 match.

Robin van Persie replaces Wesley Sneijder as Holland captain
Indo-Asian News Service

Robin van Persie replaces Wesley Sneijder as Holland captain

Sneijder was only able to wear the captain's armband during four matches in the past year. Van Persie wore the band for the first time in Jakarta.

Wesley Sneijder won
Agence France-Presse

Wesley Sneijder won't play until new offer settled: Inter Milan

Inter Milan have paved the way for Wesley Sneijder to leave the club in January after confirming the Dutch midfielder will not play again until he has agreed to an "adjusted" contract.

Didier Drogba asks permission to leave China
Indo-Asian News Service

Didier Drogba asks permission to leave China's Shenhua on loan

Cote D'Ivoire striker Didier Drogba has asked FIFA for special permission to leave China's Shanghai Shenhua on loan despite being outside the official transfer window.

No new players as Inter Milan play down Wesley Sneijder rumours
Agence France-Presse

No new players as Inter Milan play down Wesley Sneijder rumours

Inter Milan said the current economic climate means they are unlikely to invest in new players during the January transfer window.

Outcast Florent Malouda banished to Chelsea reserves
Agence France-Presse

Outcast Florent Malouda banished to Chelsea reserves

Chelsea's out-of-favour French winger Florent Malouda on Wednesday revealed that he has been banished to train with the Stamford Bridge reserves after failing to earn a move away from the club in the summer.

Dutch are Euro 2012
Agence France-Presse

Dutch are Euro 2012's 'joke': Press

The Dutch team has become Euro 2012's joke and could not count itself among the world's top footballing nations any more, the Dutch press said Monday, after an unexpected early exit against Portugal.

Euro 2012: Arjen Robben points to Dutch feuding after Euro exit
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Euro 2012: Arjen Robben points to Dutch feuding after Euro exit

The Netherlands' players hinted that their Euro 2012 campaign had been undermined by changing-room disunity after their participation in the tournament ended with a 2-1 loss to Portugal.

Euro 2012: Ronaldo double sends Netherlands crashing out
Agence France-Presse

Euro 2012: Ronaldo double sends Netherlands crashing out

Portugal beat the Netherlands 2-1 on Sunday to set up a Euro 2012 quarter-final with the Czech Republic and condemn the Dutch to a first group-stage European Championship exit since 1980.

Euro 2012: Sneijder full of remorse as Holland seek answers
Agence France-Presse

Euro 2012: Sneijder full of remorse as Holland seek answers

Wesley Sneijder has been in remorseful mood since the Netherlands' 2-1 defeat by Germany at Euro 2012 on Wednesday, repeatedly apologising for his side's poor showings.

Euro 2012: Bert Van Marwijk threatens change on the wings
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Euro 2012: Bert Van Marwijk threatens change on the wings

Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk hinted on Friday he would make changes on the wing for Sunday's crucial Euro 2012 Group B clash here against Portugal.

Euro 2012: Dutch need miracle to qualify - press
Agence France-Presse

Euro 2012: Dutch need miracle to qualify - press

The Netherlands need a miracle to qualify for the Euro 2012 quarter-finals, the country's press said on Thursday, a day after the Oranje were beaten 2-1 by Germany.

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