Holland in the World Cup Finals, World Cup Reports, World Cup Squad.
World Cup Appearances:
France 1998 was Holland's 7th appearance in the World Cup Finals.
Best World Cup Performance:
Holland have been in the final twice, West Germany 1974
and Argentina 1978, but they have never won the
Even the Johan Cruyff inspired dream team playing total football could
not overcome the mastery of Argentina, or the discipline of Germany.
13th June: vs. Belgium
(0:0) in Saint-Denis.
20th June: vs. South
Korea (5:0) in Marseilles.
25th June: vs. Mexico
(2:2) in St. Etienne.
Holland topped Group E, thanks to the five goals they thumped in
against South Korea.
29th June: vs. Yugoslavia (2:1) in Toulouse.
Holland found it harder going against Yugoslavia, in Toulouse.
4th July: vs. Argentina (2:1) in Marseilles.
Justice was finally done when Holland removed the cheating, diving
Argentineans from the World Stage, in the quarter-finals.
7th July: vs. Brazil (1:1 aet) in Marseilles.
The semi-final against Brazil was tight, but the Dutch fail to get
their hands on the World cup again; this time not even completing their penalties.
Third Place Match
11th July: vs. Croatia (1:2) in Paris.
Davor Suker's strike, against Holland, made him the leading striker of
Union des Associations Européennes de Football.
Koninklijke Nederlandse Voetbalbond.
1 Edwin Van der Sar (Ajax)
18 Ed de Goeij (Chelsea)
22 Ruud Hesp (Barcelona)
2 Michael Reiziger (Barcelona)
3 Jaap Stam (PSV Eindhoven)
4 Frank de Boer (Ajax)
5 Arthur Numan (PSV Eindhoven)
13 André Ooijer (PSV Eindhoven)
15 Winston Bogarde (Barcelona)
6 Wim Jonk (PSV Eindhoven)
7 Ronald de Boer (Ajax)
10 Clarence Seedorf (Real Madrid)
11 Phillip Cocu (PSV Eindhoven)
16 Edgar Davids (Juventus)
19 Giovanni Van Bronckhorst (Feyenoord)
20 Aron Winter (Inter Milan)
8 Dennis Bergkamp (Arsenal)
9 Patrick Kluivert (AC Milan)
12 Boudewijn Zenden (PSV Eindhoven)
14 Marc Overmars (Arsenal)
17 Pierre Van Hooijdonk (Nottingham Forest)
21 Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (Leeds United)
Brazil, Morocco, Norway, Scotland.
Austria, Cameroon, Chile, Italy.
Denmark, France, Saudi Arabia, South Africa.
Bulgaria, Nigeria, Paraguay, Spain.
Belgium, Holland, Mexico, South Korea.
Germany, Iran, United States, Yugoslavia.
Colombia, England, Romania, Tunisia.
Argentina, Croatia, Jamaica, Japan.
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