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16 November 2013
International Friendly: Netherlands 2 Japan 2
Japan staged a superb comeback to rescue a 2-2 friendly draw with the Netherlands in Belgium on Saturday.
Louis van Gaal
16 November 2013
Van Gaal dismisses Dutch defensive concerns
Netherlands coach Louis Van Gaal has hit back at suggestions his defence is not playing well ahead of friendlies versus Japan and Colombia.
14 November 2013
International Friendly: Netherlands v Japan
Netherlands will start their preparation for the FIFA World Cup against Japan on Saturday without leading goalscorer Robin van Persie.
Siem de Jong
13 November 2013
Van Gaal challenges De Jong to step up for Dutch
Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal has challenged Siem de Jong to step up when Netherlands face Japan in a friendly on Saturday.
Robin van Persie
12 November 2013
Van Persie withdraws from Netherlands squad
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has withdrawn from the Netherlands squad with toe and groin injuries.
Gregory Van der Wiel
30 October 2013
Van der Wiel handed Netherlands recall
Gregory van der Wiel has been recalled to the Netherlands squad for their upcoming friendlies against Japan and Colombia.
17 October 2013
Zaccheroni's Japan job not under threat
Alberto Zaccheroni's job as Japan manager is not under threat, despite their recent poor performances.
16 October 2013
Kagawa frustrated by lack of playing time
Shinji Kagawa has expressed his desire for more first-team action at Manchester United after suffering back-to-back defeats with Japan.
15 October 2013
International Friendly: Belarus 1 Japan 0
A superb first-half strike from midfielder Jan Tigorev gave Belarus a 1-0 friendly win over Japan on Tuesday.
13 October 2013
International Friendly: Belarus v Japan
Japan will be looking to bounce back from their loss to Serbia when they face Belarus in a friendly in Zhodzina on Tuesday.