Netherlands news

Van Gaal appointed Dutch boss

July 6, 2012
By ESPN staff
Louis Van Gaal is the new manager of the Netherlands national side, following the post-Euro 2012 resignation of Bert Van Marwijk.

Van Gaal, 60, managed Netherlands from 2000 to 2002, but failed to take Netherlands to the World Cup in Japan and Korea. However, he has since returned to winning ways with both AZ Alkmaar and Bayern Munich.

The Dutch manager brings with him former Ajax manager Danny Blind as his assistant, as Netherlands look to move past a disasterous Euro 2012 ...

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