The Day After the Spanish Tapas….

Normally, I post this “day after” stuff …eh…the day after the game. But, as you know by now, we had a massive debacle with the hosting and our site was down for days. APOLOGIES again but it was merely the popularity of the site and the great win over Spain of course. We will still […]

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Oranje trashes Spain: 5-1 (could have been 8-0)

Hi my friends, we are back. I think…. So you know: my tech guru friend Icko (big Holland fan too) has helped me upgrade, migrate, manifestate, generate etc etc to sort out the new site. We have had issues, tech issues, hosting issues, potential virus issues, upgrade issues, conflicting software issues… Almost like the Dutch […]

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LIVE BLOG SPAIN – HOLLAND

Here we go peeps. Cold in Australia. Dark. Early in the am. Yoghurt and muesli versus Sangria, Heineken, tapas and herring. But very ready for this. Waiting 4 years for this re-match. Enjoy guys :-). I’ll be liveblogging here unless the game catches me in such a way, I can’t keep up. VIVA HOLLANDA!!! [liveblog]

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Match Preview Spain – Oranje: Tapas time!!!

This is to tell you a bit about our first opponent, Spain. Spain is a country in the south-west of ….of screw it!! You know who they are! Where they are! What they are! What they can do! Hell, we taught them all they know… The likes of Michels, Cruyff, Beenhakker, Metgod, Hiddink, Neeskens, Koeman, […]

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Does Van Gaal have an ace up his sleeve?

The temperature is rising, for sure. Not just in Rio (or Salvador) but definitely also in Holland and in Australia!! You can almost touch the ball and smell the grass now.. And the question on everybody’s mind (in the Holland Camp) is: does Louis have a trick up his sleeve? The tactically astute coach was […]

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Oranje in Rio!! Bring it on

A new post! But I still wanna make you aware of  1) my donation request as it is that time again (hosting cost, upgrades, domain name etc) and 2) enter your results in the Fantasy Competition! BRILLIANT trophies to be won :-). Well here we are! Louis van Gaal was probably ecstatic. Some 12 years […]

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Join in the Fantasy World Cup Competition!!

Finally, he has it together. Your Blog Captain Jan Da Man has a Fantasy Competition for the World Cup. After days of programming some minutes of uploading a plugin, we can finally play ourselves… This is going to be AWESOME! But before I go into detail…. I need to ask you this…. I had to […]

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"Farewell Game" Holland vs Wales lacks punch: 2-0

Since 1998, Holland has played so-called “uitzwaai” games, before a big tournament. This time around, Wales was the “Australia stand-in” and LVG was able to try his non defensive approach against a solidly defending, skill-challenged and physically imposing opponent. Here are some atmospherics. For a while it seemed like Van Gaal giving Hans Kraay JR […]

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