Podcast: The Netherlands are back in the Big Time

The Netherlands are back in the World Cup, and we discuss how they got there, how they look and how good it feels in the latest podcast. 

The last episode was recorded before Louis van Gaal had taken charge of a match, so we start this one by giving our views on how he had been doing prior to the last two games of qualifying.

We then turn our attention to them, discussing what went wrong, what went right, the sickening nerves we felt before qualification was secured and the joy and relief we felt afterwards.

After that, the state of the team is discussed, with it being agreed that the midfield is the big problem to solve going forward and Steven Bergwijn and Memphis Depay were the bright sparks this time around.

Finally, we talk about the importance of not turning a blind eye to the problematic issues regarding next year’s tournament being held in Qatar, even if you’re going to watch it.

While we’ll do our best to raise awareness about such issues, we’re going to. After eight years away by the time it starts, we wouldn’t miss it for the world.

Oranje are back, and it feels oh so good.

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