“It really had been a while,” Kagawa told reporters when asked about playing from the beginning. “But I still had to play well and earn a good result whether I started or came off the bench. Shinji Kagawa scored one and assisted another in Japan’s 4-2 win over New Zealand. “I didn’t feel as strong [...]
Robin van Persie has tonight equalled Patrick Kluivert’s record for Holland and joined him as the country’s top scorer with 40 goals. Van Persie, who is his nation’s captain, put Holland 1-0 up against Hungary after quarter of an hour and then made it 4-0 just before half-time. Kluivert, who joined the coaching staff last [...]
Andorra 0-2 Netherlands (All Goals) 10… by ourmatch Andorra Netherlands van Persie2 by Counterpoint1 Robin van Persie scored both of Holland’s goals in their 2-0 win over Andorra. He is now the 2nd highest scorer in Holland’s history, overtaking Dennis Bergkamp and is two goals behind Patrick Kluivert.
Holland coach Louis van Gaal has revealed that Robin van Persie will take Wesley Sneijder’s captain’s armband for the foreseeable future. Sneijder has been dropped from the squad ahead of Holland’s friendly against Portugal, with them currently 7 points clear at the top of Group D ahead of their trip to Estonia next month. “He [...]
Wayne Rooney hasn’t played for Manchester United since May 5th when he was subbed on for the last 20 minutes against Chelsea. We had won the title three weeks before, courtesy of a Robin van Persie hattrick against Aston Villa, and Rooney’s performances were fairly average. Having left the pre-season tour of the East a [...]