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Nieuwjaarswedstrijd Oud-Internationals

On Saturday January 2nd the traditional New Years game between ex-internationals and Hollands oldest football club Royal HFC from Haarlem was played for the 83rd time. It was a very enjoyable  day (as to be expected) with  many old colleges and an enthusiastic big crowd. Sponsor ING Bank added to the atmosphere.
We played an unfortunate first half and due to some individual mistakes we lost 4-2  :)02012016-2Scissors like in the old days / Schaartje zit er nog altijd in

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Interview ESPN: Indonesian football & FIFA

Recently I spoke with Jason Dasey for ESPN about the current situation in Indonesian football:

Indonesia’s Dutch coach Pieter Huistra learns to work
in uncertain times

JAKARTA, Indonesia — As the newly appointed interim head coach and technical director of Indonesia, former Dutch international Pieter Huistra has one of the toughest jobs in football.

This week is particularly stressful, as the onetime Glasgow Rangers winger tries to work out what the seismic FIFA scandal means to Southeast Asia’s largest football nation. Continue reading