Players in the top two divisions of Dutch football will stand still for the first minute of matches this weekend as a protest against racism, organisers have announced.
An anti-racism message will be also displayed on scoreboards during the opening minute at Eredivisie and Eerste Divisie games and an extra minute will be added to first half injury time.
The move comes after Excelsior forward Ahmad Mendes Moreira was racially abused by a section of FC Den Bosch supporters last weekend, with the...
Excelsior winger Ahmad Mendes Moreira, who was subjected to racial abuse on Sunday, was labelled a "pathetic little man" by Den Bosch manager Erik Van der Ven after the player celebrated a goal in front of the home fans.
The racist chanting was directed at Moreira during Excelsior's 3-3 draw at Den Bosch. Moreira walked off the pitch after 30 minutes, supported by his teammates.
Referee Laurens Gerrets temporarily halted the game before Moreira returned to the field. Moreira then put...
A potential investor in Dutch club Roda JC Kerkrade was chased out of their stadium on Friday by angry supporters.
Mauricio Garcia de la Vega was heckled from the start of the Dutch second division game against De Graafschaap and then confronted by supporters at half-time, who marched him out of the stadium, social media videos showed.
"Police on Friday provided safety to a potential investor in Roda JC," said...
A former Dutch professional footballer who played for clubs in Portugal, Hungary and England has been shot dead in Amsterdam, police said.
Defender Kelvin Maynard, 32, died when two assailants on a motorbike opened fire on his car on Wednesday night in a south-east district of the Dutch capital, a police statement said.
No details were given for a possible motive.
Maynard was playing this season for Dutch amateur club "Alphense Boys."
Previously, he had been with Dutch side Volendam, Portugal's...