Feyenoord have asked their fans not to travel to France's AS Nancy for their UEFA Cup match later this month because of fears of a repeat of the crowd violence that marred the tie between the two clubs in 2006.
PSV Eindhoven coach Ronald Koeman faces a tough task to lift his players after the team's humiliating 3-0 home defeat against Liverpool in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
Feyenoord coach Erwin Koeman does not want to see his players for several days after their humiliating 4-0 home defeat by arch-rivals Ajax.
Philip Cocu and John Heitinga missed the Netherlands' first training session on Saturday after the 2-1 win over Ivory Coast that took them into the second round of the World Cup.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, top-scorer in Holland, has been left out of the Dutch squad for the World Cup.
Dutch national coach Marco van Basten announced the following 22-men squad on Friday for the friendly international match against Italy on November 12 in Amsterdam.
Timmy Simons converted a disputed penalty in the 10th minute to hand PSV Eindhoven a 1-0 victory over Ajax Amsterdam in the Dutch first division on Sunday.
Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy has revealed he has no intention of seeking a transfer to Real Madrid and wants to extend his contract at Old Trafford beyond 2008.
Dutch midfielder Philip Cocu said his red card during his team's 4-0 defeat of Andorra on Wednesday was unjustified.
PSV Eindhoven thwarted Feyenoord's last chance of silverware when they beat them on penalties to reach the Dutch Cup final on Wednesday.
Two Feyenoord fans were seriously injured when a home-made firework 'bomb' exploded in one of their pockets outside the De Kuip stadium before their team hosted rivals Ajax Amsterdam on Sunday.
The international careers of five Dutch players were ended by their Euro 2004 semi-final loss to Portugal but the oldest member of Dick Advocaat's squad has no plans to quit.
The Netherlands are likely to play Johnny Heitinga alongside Jaap Stam in the centre of defence in Wednesday's Euro 2004 semi-final against Portugal.
Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat, who has steered his troubled team to a Euro 2004 semi-final against hosts Portugal, has hit out at the pundits who criticised him on several Dutch television shows.
Exorcising their shootout demons has united the Dutch squad who now believe they can win Euro 2004.
Dutch midfielder Philip Cocu paid tribute to the Czech Republic after a Czech win over Germany sent the Netherlands into the last eight of Euro 2004 on Wednesday.