Laudrup on Denmark national team

Former Denmark international Michael Laudrup believes that there need to be some changes in football development in Denmark if the national team is to progress. He said that there is a lack of quality in the team at the moment and that it is important that the football federation pay attention to this situation.

He said that the team was disappointing at the last World Cup and that they appeared to be limited in terms of tactical awareness on the pitch. Michael Laudrup said that it has been a long time since Denmark produced some world-class players and that the federation should find solutions to this problem.

Dirk Kuyt Announced Retirement From Bid Final Farewell

On Sunday, one of the finest Dutch football modern players got a rousing send-off when ex-Liverpool and Dirk Kuyt, the Feyenoord forward played his last and final match before retirement.

At the De Kuip stadium in Rotterdam, The 'Dirk Kuyt Testimonial' friendly held. It is also the home of Feyenoord, where Kuyt had two successful spells in a stellar career.

The other players who were recruited for the match were Kyyt’s former teammates from the clubs he represented Feyenoord, - FC Utrecht, Fenerbahçe and Liverpool and also from the Dutch national team.

The result was a team of legendary players, and this was enough to make any fan belonging to the early 2000s football nostalgic. All these players gathered together for a gargantuan team picture in the center circle.

Dirk Kuyt: Roberto Firmino Is A ‘Complete Player’ For Liverpool

Liverpool favourite Dirk Kuyt believes Roberto Firmino has transformed into the complete player for the Reds owing to his tendency to work for the team’s cause. The Brazil international has notched 25 goals during the ongoing campaign, but despite this, his play has not been one-dimensional with 11 assists along the way.

Speaking on the club’s official website, Kuyt said: “He has his own style and that makes him special. He's a great goalscorer but he's also a team player in everything he does. I don't know him quite well, but if I see him playing he just wants to win with the team and he's not the type of player who wants to score for himself.That, for me, is the biggest thing about Firmino. He's scoring great goals but he's also giving great assists and then you are, in my eyes, a complete player, a great thing for Liverpool.”

Jurgen Klopp Wants Fresh Contract Extension For Roberto Firmino

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has urged the club’s hierarchy to commit Roberto Firmino to a new long-term contract. The Brazil international has been one of the many standout performers for the Merseyside giants, and he has stepped up his game following the departure of compatriot Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona in January.

Dirk Kuyt Reacts to Virgil Van Dijk’s Merseyside Derby Winner

Former Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt has reacted to Liverpool breaking the world transfer record fee for a defender by signing Virgil van Dijk from Southampton for £ 75 million. The Dutchman has broken into the scene over the last couple of seasons after impressing at Celtic. This led to a £ 13 million move to Southampton a couple of years ago. Almost immediately after the exit of Daniel Agger, Liverpool felt a major void at the back and this was complicated by the departure of Martin Skrtel. After conceding too many goals, manager Jurgen Klopp was keen to get his primary summer transfer target – Virgil van Dijk – at any cost.

This prompted Liverpool to agree to a £75 million transfer fee demand from Southampton, who refused to sell the defender for £60 million back in the summer. Even though Virgil van Dijk was not entirely happy in his last six months at the St Mary stadium, Southampton’s perseverance helped them make a huge profit on the player. Virgil van Dijk made an outstanding appearance in the Liverpool shirt after managing to come up with an 84th minute winner against Everton in the Merseyside derby. This was his first appearance for Liverpool and his first game in almost two weeks.

Kuyt hails Gerrard as greatest he’s ever played with

Former Liverpool legend Dirk Kuyt has played with some amazing players over the years but he had no hesitation who he believes is the best he ever played with and that is Steven Gerrard.

The Dutchman, who retired from the game earlier this year, knows better than most how talented the former Reds skipper was as they played together for six seasons at Anfield from 2006-2012.

Feyenoord Coach Expects Manchester City to Win Champions League

Feyenoord manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst has claimed that Manchester City have all the capabilities to win the Champions League the season.


The team managed by Pep Guardiola finished without any major honour last season, and this led to the club spending a vast sum of money in improving the squad. More than £ 220 million worth of talent have come to the Etihad stadium over the summer, and Guardiola has released a number of players who did not perform well last season. The changes have already made a positive impact with City making a strong start to the season.

Dirk Kuyt in the List of Players who Used TUEs

Several iconic footballers have been named in the latest hack released by Fancy Bears group.


This hack focuses on the list of failed drug test by the players, which have come to the attention of the football Association and Fifa. Yet, the lack of any action appears to be surprising. Among the names to be included in the list are some of the former Premier League stars like Dirk Kuyt and Carlos Tevez. The former was reportedly prescribed with corticosteroids, which is a steroid hormone. Even though they are being considered as legal in the eyes of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada), their use by those players has created a lot of surprise.

FEYENOORD NOT SURE OF VAN PERSIE

Reports in Holland say Feyenoord are not sure of star striker Robin van Persie. As the experiment with Dirk Kuyt paid off last term and with his retirement, many pointed to the former Arsenal and Manchester United man as the next rallying man.


The club director Martin van Geel is seeking to convince the Netherlands international to make the move from his Turkish base with Fenerbahce. However, reports say other members of the board are not sure it is the right move.

KUYT AND KLAASSEN PROTESTS USE OF ARTIFICIAL TURFS

Dutch soccer legend Dirk Kuyt, captain of Eredivisie title-winning Feyenoord is joined by 24-year old Ajax skipper Davy Klaassen to protest the use of artificial turfs in the top tier.


Twelve captains were of top sides were involved in the protests against the use of artificial turf. They asked the national soccer federation and the organizers of the league to make amends.

The captains used their national union VVCS to make their case for a natural turf.
“I know for sure that due to artificial pitches, Dutch football will fall further behind,” Kuyt said.

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