Former Dutch international midfielder Edgar Davids in Dublin yesterday for the launch of the  Irish end of the new International Champions Cup. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A good few fans may be weighing up whether it is worth finishing fourth if it means Louis Van Gaal might stick around another year, but one of the Dut(...)

A fan  poses with a  jersey of late football legend Johan Cruyff outside the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona yesterday following the death of the Dutch footballer. Photograph: Lluis Genelluis/AFP/Getty

“Johan Cruyff was not scared of anything,” Txiki Begiristain recalls. The Dutchman’s players, on the other hand, were. At least to begin with, before(...)

Johan Cruyff dribbling past Argentina goalkeeper Daniel Carnevali on his way to scoring a goal during the World Cup quarter-final on June, 26, 1974 in Gelsenkirchen in Germany. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Johan Cruyff, who has died in Barcelona aged 68, was the greatest European footballer of all time. He was also the principal architect of the modern E(...)

Johan (Hendrik Johannes) Cruyff, footballer, born 25 April 1947; died 24 March 2016

Johan Cruyff, who has died aged 68 of cancer, once said his qualities as a footballer were undetectable by a computer. It was surely true that a comp(...)

Johan Cruyff has died aged 68. Photograph: Getty

It’s the defining image of the 1974 World Cup; the defining image of the great Dutch team of the 70s; the defining image of one of the most talented, (...)

Johann Cruyff has died aged 68. Photograph: Getty

The Holland football legend Johan Cruyff has died of cancer at the age of 68. The Dutchman, who on three occasions was voted the world player of the y(...)

PSV supporters in Madrid for their team’s Champions League tie. Photograph: Getty Images

One of the Netherlands’ leading football clubs says that it will consider banning orders against fans who were filmed humiliating beggars in the cent(...)

Patrick Kluivert during the European Championships play-off at Anfield in 1995. Holland went on to win the game 2-0. Photograph: Getty Images

Patrick Kluivert remembers both of his goals which crushed Ireland’s hopes of making it to Euro 1996 as though he scored them yesterday. For the fi(...)

Moment of anguish:  Louis van Gaal and  Ryan Giggs look on as Manchester United go down to defeat against  Midtjylland in the Europa League on Thursday in Herning, Denmark. Photograph:  Paul Childs Livepic/Reuters

Louis van Gaal became manager of Manchester United in May 2014 and it seems as if ever since then he has been “on the brink” of being fired as Manches(...)

Louis van Gaal: The Dutchman returned to the Netherlands on Sunday but is due back for first-team training today. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Louis van Gaal offered to resign as the Manchester United manager on Saturday following the dismal home defeat by Southampton but Ed Woodward, the ex(...)