Following Netherlands’ failure in the Euro cup 2012, Dutch leader Van Marwijk steps down as a manager as the 60 years old decided not to lead the team after lots of critics he had to follow.
Royal Dutch Football Association announces that Bert Van Marwijk has decided to end his 4 years long job to coach the Dutch team. His job was in doubt when the Dutch team was unable to meet the higher expectations they had in the Euro cup. They were not able to meet their pride ending at the bottom of the group of death.
Marwijik said that he felt responsible for Netherlands’ loss to all the group matches against Denamrk, Portugal and Germany which is first time in Holland’s history they have lost three consecutive important matches.
KNVB announced Marwijik’s retirement after a meeting between KNVP and him and ended his contract instantly which was due to end in 2016.
Former Dortmund and Feyenoord manager has ample of achievements on his hand as the most successfull result was Holland’s race to the finals of 2010 FIFA world cup where they ended as runner ups. Netherlands has lost just 8 games out of their 52 in his command which includes 34 wins with winning percentage of 65. Netherlands has a goal difference of 65 in his regime.