The Dutch football association has insisted that Danny Blind remain as the national team head coach.

Blind, who replaced 53-uear old Hiddink, sometimes in July failed to qualify the Netherlands team for European championships for the first time since 1984 after the team lost to the Czech Republic on Tuesday.

Blind who had a successful career at Ajax Amsterdam, both as a player and coach was thr assistant to Hiddink before he became the head coach.

According to KNVB director, Bertvan Oostveen: ‘’Blind will keep going as a coach. We have entered a process together, but everything that could go wrong could go wrong.

Oostveen also claimed that the football association is responsible for the staff, and blind must be allowed to lead the team which is currently made up of fairly young players.

The team captain Wesley Sneijder also supported the Dutch football association position.

“Blind must stay. This is not down to him; it is a collective failure,’’ he said. Read more »

Andy van der Meyde believes in Everton

Former Everton winger Andy van der Meyde believes that Everton can have a good season this term under Koeman.

He said that the manager is an experienced one and has already shown his talent with Southampton.

Andy van der Meyde stated that Everton is a team on the rise and that they are going to be challenging for a place in Europe this season. He believes that Everton has made some interesting recruitment this season and that they are a stronger side than last season.

Andy van der Meyde believes that Ronald Koeman has a precise plan on how he wants his team to play and that he will be looking for players that can perform according to his style. He said that Everton has some good players at the moment and that they can hurt the best of teams on the break. Read more »

Van der Meyde speaking about Koeman

Former Everton midfielder Andy Van Der Meyde has stated that the Everton fans will really appreciate their new manager Ronald Koeman.

He said that the manager loves to play an attacking football that is both entertaining as well as effective. The former midfielder said that fans would be looking to come back to Goodison to be entertained.

Ronald Koeman has replaced Roberto Martinez at the start of the season and so far has been doing well for the Merseyside team. Indeed, Everton is still unbeaten after three games, and there are signs that the club is improving. It is too early in the season to assess the impact of Ronald Koeman on the team but so far it has been a good start to the season.

Everton fans believe that the new manager will be able to take the club to another level after the disappointment they have experienced under Martinez. They believe that Koeman has had enough time to work with his players and that this is showing on the pitch. Fans will be hoping that Koeman will be able to take the team to Europe next season. Read more »


Former Everton midfielder Andy van der Meyde has backed incoming manager Ronald Koeman to succeed at the club following the sack of former manager Roberto Martinez.

Van der Meyde told club’s website that the new coach would win back the supporters of the club when his style of football starts yielding results.

Koeman was announced this week to take over from Martinez, following his two years that has produced decent results for Southampton. The Dutchman consolidated on the foundation laid by current Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino. He took the team to a seventh place finish in the 2014/2015 season and took them higher to the sixth position this past season. The finish becomes the highest for The Saints in top flight English football since 1985. Read more »

Updates On FC Twente And Ajax Footballers

The team manager of FC Twente started his career as a team leader at the age of 26 and his farewell brought all the former players of FC Twente come together.

The players requested for a video for the team manager to make his farewell a memorable one. Some of the players who were present for the farewell were Andy van der Meyde, Theo Janssen and Roberto Rosales. Renes was their former leader and he has mastered in English and this was very well described by Wout Brama. The goalkeeper Nick Marsman spoke a few words on behalf of the entire team, which stated that they would miss the cigarettes air in the office.

Andy Van Der Meyde who is a retired footballer of the Dutch was known for his winger skills. The latest news confirmed that this winger has 5 daughters and he married to 3 women. However, as per sources the player is leading a good life and there are no issues as far as his personal life is concerned.

Jari Litmanen who was the former footballer who played for Ajax has written a biography, wherein he has shared his experience about Ajax period. He was one of the experienced footballers who played with many young talents like Wesley Sneijder, Maxwell, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and of course the renowned winger Andy van der Meyde. Read more »

Andy van der Meyde will try his hand at kickboxing

Former Ajax, Inter Milan, and Everton midfielder Andy van der Meyde will be making his kickboxing debut in a match on April 9.

The player became famous during his time at Ajax during the 2000-2003 period where he played with talented youngsters such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Rafael van der Vaart and Wesley Sneijder. During his time with Ajax, he will make more than 70 appearances and scored 18 goals for them.

His performance with Ajax will allow him to capture the interest of bigger European clubs, and he will make the move to Inter Milan in the 2003-2004 seasons. He will go on and make 14 appearances for the Italian club while scoring 1 goal. In his second season, he will manage 18 appearances for Inter Milan, but his form will gradually decline.

In the summer of 2005, he will sign for Everton where he will make 10 appearances for the Merseyside club. However, Andy van der Meyde will suffer from several discipline issues as well as injuries that will prevent him from settling at the club. There will be rumors of alcoholism that will also surround him. Read more »