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Third-choice Vlaar 'wasn't nervous'

by Football News

Netherlands defender Ron Vlaar was happy to take responsibility and his team's first penalty in the shootout after two team-mates declined... Read more

Netherlands 'will go for it', says Van Persie

by Football News

Netherlands captain Robin van Persie said they will aim to beat Chile, despite knowing a draw will see them top their FIFA World Cup group. The 2010 finalists top Group B on six points, with Jorge Sampaoli's Chile behind them only on goal difference... Read more

Agbonlahor boost for Villa

by Football News

Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor is set to make his return from injury when West Ham travel to Villa Park on Saturday... Read more

Belief at Villa

by Alec Shilton

Optimism is rife at Villa Park with Paul Lambert’s replacing the hugely unpopular Alex McLeish as manager after finishing last season with the worst home record in the club’s history... Read more