Netherlands football federation president Michael van Praag says he will run against Sepp Blatter in the upcoming FIFA presidential election.
In a statement, the Dutch federation (KNVB) said Van Praag already has the support of five national federations, a requirement for pursuing FIFA's top position.
"I'm very worried about the deteriorating situation at FIFA. The public opinion, the trustworthiness, is very bad, and with me a lot of people in the world believe so," Van Praag said.
Robin van Persie has confirmed he will not attend the FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony in Zurich because of the ankle injury he suffered in Manchester United's defeat to Southampton.
Van Persie's World Cup header against Spain is one of three goals shortlisted for the Puskas goal of the year award, which is due to be handed out at a lavish ceremony in Switzerland on Monday evening.
Van Persie has been told not to fly to the event, though, because of the ankle injury he sustained in United's 1-0 defeat at...
A free agent since being released by Anderlecht in July and with bills to pay, former Netherlands international Demy de Zeeuw has taken the unorthodox step of advertising his services on social media in a bid to secure gainful employment.
With 27 caps and stints at AZ Alkmaar, Ajax and Spartak Moscow to his name, De Zeeuw is an experienced campaigner but, rather than paying through the nose for an agent, the 31-year-old midfielder has set up a profile on business networking site LinkedIn in the...