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Tim Krul

Timothy Michael Tim Krul (born 3 April 1988) is a Dutch footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Newcastle United and the Netherlands national team.

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Rob Elliot goes off injured for Ireland. That means Newcastle will be without Tim Krul and maybe Rob Elliot for Saturday…
Newcastle?. Why are Tim Krul and Rob Elliott so bad?
Tim Krul has signed for Bolton Wanderers from Newcastle United on
vs "I can't remember Tim Krul making a save this afternoon." . He made EIGHT saves at Old Trafford.
Tim Krul to club bosses: 'Let me join FC Porto.'
Steve McClaren and Tim Krul in training ground fist fight.
On the run after shooting Tim Krul in the *** with an air rifle
I know he's injured but Tim Krul has been rather quiet about Newcastle's misfortunes this season
This whole mess is all Tim Krul's fault. He's cost us 20 points, the *** Imagine all the goals he would have scored.
Here's powering that bullet header past Tim Krul for third goal of the night...
Crystal Palace in advanced talks with Tim Krul.
If I was Tim Krul I'd switch my phone off for two months the instant relegation is confirmed.
mason in? Ospina is gunna be Tim Krul 2.0. Regardless, when did you last lose? You were bound to drop points eventually
Elliot's been learning from the Tim Krul school of kicking
Did Gunnarsuarus give the kid the full Tim Krul treatment before the penalty, getting all up in his face?
Sitting in the hot tub and Tim Krul walks by 😂
we already have four keepers on our books, a young prodigy in woodman, Karl Darlow, Rob Elliot and Tim krul 1/2
Tim Krul falls out with Newcastle manager Steve McClaren.
After knowing that LvG had Tim Krul practise penalties the whole week truly elevates the former in my books. Good job players & coaches
Call me Tim Krul because I read those penalties like a book
Lovely tribute from Fabianski to Tim Krul and Boaz Myhill here
Van Gaal arrived in England with a reputation as a supreme Ferguson/Guardiols hybrid all because he brought Tim Krul on for Jasper Cilessen.
Rob Elliot has been a 'revelation' for Newcastle - Tim Krul might not get back into the team...
Rob Elliot is so much better than Tim Krul btw
Well done First to find Tim KRUL in our Newcastle
It will be absolutely shocking if Tim Krul jumps back into No.1 position when he's fully fit
Rob Elliot's better than Tim krul. There, I said it
Not sure about Krul. Elliot could easily be in there based on how he's done since Tim's injury and how Krul was before hand
Dutchbuzz PODCAST this week: . - They attended the city's Sports Gala and spoke to football star Tim Krul about...
Matt Le Tissier says it would be cruel for to drop Rob Elliot when Tim Krul returns to fitness.
Things Going Well For This Newcastle Star: Tim Krul seems to be coming along quite well and the target h...
. Tim Krul is now number 2, he can't just expect the shirt once fit, Elliott has been top class.
aye but would people not just do a Tim Krul and bring a striker on for their goalkeeper in the 119th minute?
Great video update on Tim Krul's injury comeback on my page at
Tim Krul believes he is on schedule to return “harder, better, faster and stronger” for the start of the 2016/17 Premier League season
Klopp should have brought on Tim Krul
>> Newcastle’s Tim Krul gives update on his return from season-ending knee injury
Krul on course for comeback after injury *** - Tim Krul insists he is back on track for a return to action nex...
Would you rather see Krul or Elliot between the posts when both are fit and available?
Tim Krul reveals how his recovery is going - and when he expects to be back
Tim Krul releases his own video showing recovery plan from injury - Watch it here
Remember when Van Gaal brought on Tim Krul for the penalties and united fans came in their pants.. Now they can't even get it up anymore
People forget Van Gaal subbed on Tim Krul in a World Cup penalty shoot out that they were expected to win. Give him a break.
Remember when United fans thought they'd win the treble under Van Gaal because he subbed Tim Krul on at the World Cup.
Remember when Van Gaal put Tim Krul in net for penalties and United fans acted like he won the World Cup
Flashback to when Louis Van Gaal substituted Cilessen for Tim Krul. Then he became the best manager to fans 😂😂😂😂
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Tim Krul, Steve McClaren and Aleksandar Mitrovic on Newcastle's draw with Chelsea...
Matt Drew reveals Tim Krul had access to all of Costa Rica's penalty takers data during World Cup, explains a lot.
Ryan Taylor believes Tim Krul will be 'like a new signing' when he returns from injury
Ryan Taylor on Tim Krul's injury and his own 26-month lay-off due to a ruptured cruciate knee ligament
Brilliant exclusive from - Ryan Taylor offers advice to Tim Krul on cruciate-ligament recovery
ICYMI: R. Taylor offers advice to injured Tim Krul & opens up about his own 26-month lay-off with same injury
>> Tim Krul will come back 'better than before' says former Newcastle team-mate Ryan Taylor
Ex-Newcastle United man Ryan Taylor has words of advice for fellow injury victim Tim Krul...
Steve McClaren says Tim Krul's injury could cost 20 points. That's how to inspire a team that's rock bottom of the Pr…
Reports suggest Newcastle will look to sign Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes as cover for injured Tim Krul ht…
Victor Valdes is open to a move to Newcastle United as a replacement for the injured Tim Krul (Source: Daily Mirror)
Tim Krul will be a massive loss to Newcastle United - his presence will be sorely missed
Victor Valdes is open to Newcastle United switch to fill the void left by Tim Krul who is out for the season
This is probably the first time Paul McCallum and Tim Krul have something in common...
Tim Krul ✔ Gutted to come off with an injury tonight. Thanks for all the get well wishes. I will know...
Zouma thunders the free-kick low towards Tim Krul's goal but it bends wide.
It will be impossible for Arsenal to keep a clean sheet...I mean Shaqiri...Affeley. So Tim Krul, please hold on to your nuts n rake in points
Overlords DreamTeam Goalkeeper for GW5 is Tim Krul. Rate your team at
For the second Wear Tyne Derby in a row beats Tim Krul to give the lead
this looks a bit like someone attacking Tim Krul with a flamethrower.
SdJ: "I can certainly stay here for 5 years - Tim Krul has been here for 10 years - but it depends on many factors."
I've blocked more Spurs than Tim Krul that season at WHL under AVB
Steve McClaren and Tim Krul react to Newcastle's friendly against Borussia Mönchengladbach...
Steve McClaren, Aleksandar Mitrovic and Tim Krul on Newcastle's draw at Manchester United...
Only Ron Vlaar (now 30 & missed IMO) & Tim Krul (27) still in the squads of the last couple of years.
.squads are Tim Krul and Ron Vlaar (who they really miss in my opinion). Pieters, Maduro, Drenthe, Babel, Aissati all.
Jasper Cillesen wasn't a good GK indeed, but Tim Krul is, hence continue playing the former will only ruin Netherlands, not helping at all!
Fantastic article on ESPNFC. . I think Tim Krul should man the goal for Holland; agreed? He's been in fantastic form in the EPL.
Please tell ur dad that Tim Krul is a better keeper and also tell your manager LVG that never ever bid on the Ajax Goalkeeper.
Ambitious Karl Darlow is targeting Tim Krul’s No 1 spot at .
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Karl Darlow has set his sights on Tim Krul's number one spot.
Tim Krul can expect a real fight from me, insists Newcastle keeper Karl Darlow
Gazette: Karl Darlow intends to push Newcastle United No 1 Tim Krul all the way this season
After 4 games being played so far in the Premier League, Tim Krul has made the most saves so far. -Barnsey
why Tim Krul is not in net blows my mind! Their keeper got beat near post all day ,he's horrible.
Tim Krul: Has made more saves than any other goalkeeper in the Premier League this season (23)
Netherland lost 3-0 to Turkey. Defense cost them. Bench Cillessen 4 Tim Krul. He would have saved 2nd goal. They will miss Euro
man city style, I generated plenty cash from the sales of cabella, Tim krul and elliot. They couldn't reject what I offered.
If do end up signing Cillessen they'll need Tim Krul as well
Tim Krul deserves a chance in the goal.
In my opinion, Tim Krul should of been a starter for Netherlands since 2012.
Seriously *** is Tim krul doing on the bench he should be playing
personally... Wijnaldum and tim krul should have been selected ahead of of blind and cillinsen
that's not Tim Krul mate, he's in Turkey with the Netherlands squad
Cillesen making a strong case for Tim Krul here. Fair play.
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Tim Krul is a better Goal keeper than Cillesen !! 2-0 down now !! No hope with this kinda defense
Tim Krul makes a nice play and rushes out to deny Theo Walcott. 0-0.
keeper Tim Krul and Steven Taylor say team reaping rewards of McClaren’s new philosophy.
Tim Krul saved eight shots from Manchester United today:
Tim Krul was the Hero Of The Half for vs. No way past him so far!
Tim Krul is the most overrated goalkeeper on the planet. He just makes mistake after mistake. Karl Darlow is better.
GOAL for Newcastle! Moments after a superb save from Tim Krul denied Maya Yoshida, Georginio Wijnaldum heads the Toon in front!…
Tim Krul and Steve McClaren persuaded Georginio Wijnaldum Newcastle was the club for him
Tim Krul commits his future to Newcastle?
ICYMI... Tim Krul looking at a 20 year sentence...
It looks like Tim Krul was like blowing a kiss but with a soccer ball AND IT WORKED
I wish we had signed Tim krul instead. Yes paid that 20 costly million . But how many matches did De Gea win for United. Alone
Tim Krul was pretty awful last season, but I reckon he'll be back to his former self this season especially with a quality defence
Tim Krul angry after last season's events but can look back at 10 years of positives at Newcastle Un...
Tim Krul looking at a 20 year sentence...
Tim Krul looking at a 20 year sentence
Huert : hey Tim krul photo with my bro ?. Krul: sounds good . : no era penal !. **tim krul walks away **
The last time Costa Rica went to penalties.. Tim Krul subbed in for Cillessen at the World Cup quarterfinals.
if only Tim Krul could make a cameo for Mexico
Thank you Tim Krul for making my son's dreams come true. You're a top class gentleman !
Celebrating 10 years of having Tim Krul at NUFC, what a guy! Honoured to have the same hairdresser as you...
It's 10 years today since signed Tim Krul from ADO Den Haag by newcastleutd
10 years ago today we signed Tim Krul from Den Haag. .
Tim Krul spotted tucking in to a cheeky preseason Nandos
Me timeline is full of people licking Tim Krul's *** clean
Crazy weekend in Sacramento meeting all of these lads. Special thanks to Tim Krul for giving me his gloves.
Tim Krul, rocking the curtains for over 10 years.
On this day 10 years ago, Tim Krul signed for the Toon from Den Haag in Holland :) .
Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul is celebrating his TEN year anniversary at - Congratulations
congrats on 10 years, Tim Krul, your a class act.
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People calling Tim Krul a legend, I'm out of here.
As if Tim Krul has been at the club for 10 years to this day.
can't go without mentioning that great banner behind Tim Krul's goal "Mike Cashley Sold Our Soul"
ON THIS TRANSFER DAY: In 2005, goalkeeper Tim Krul signed for Newcastle from ADO Den Haag on a three-year deal.
Wijnaldum: Tim Krul has told me for 8 years to come to Newcastle. Everytime I see him he says 'come to Newcastle it's a g…
. 1) Asmir Begovic . 2) Samir Handanovic. 3) Tim Krul. All fit Chelsea's style of play and are big, quality keepers
itumeleng khune is better than Tim Krul...get a keeper or you soon be another Leeds united!!
Tim Krul is just world class. Amazing saves today once again! Demba Ba amazing also.
Tim Krul has now recorded the same number of Premier League assists this season (1) as Yaya Touré, Steven Gerrard & Alex Oxlad…
Danny Graham has scored more goals than De Gea,Courtois,Joe Hart,Pantilimon,Tim Krul,Ospina,Adrian,Hugo lloris this season
"I'd like to see Tim Krul punch one of these." If you're talking about the defenders, Michael, I'm with you.
Tim Krul switches agent! An source told the sun: "TK has switched agents, so it will be interesting to see what develops…
Close! Tim Krul manages to keep Harry Kane out. Newcastle 1-2 Tottenham live on SS1 -
1-0 - Henderson floats an angled ball right to left for Raheem Sterling, who controls, touches inside and curls beyond Tim Krul.
Just an elevator selfie with the homie Tim Krul
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Bernd Leno is not more than a poor man's Tim Krul.
Newcastle fans will love seeing Tim Krul laughing in the tunnel and congratulating Defoe.
Dutch press saying want Maarten Stekelenburg to replace stricken Fraser Forster. I reckon Tim Krul would be a better option.
Olivier Bernard's accent is up there with Tim Krul...French-Geordie accent 😂
23' - Chance for Nikica Jelavic after great work by Andrew Robertson on Hull's left but it's tamely at Tim Krul. 0-0.
Tim Krul with his best Fabian Barthez impression. Not bad.
Tim Krul with his best Fabian Barthez impression here
GOAL! Man City running up the score vs. Newcastle. Superb pass by David Silva for Edin Dzeko, who controls and beats Tim Krul. …
Tim Krul pleads for Newcastle fans to be patient: The 26-year-old feels the club's interim management te...
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Thank god Tim Krul is back. Fully expect Jak Alnwick to be donning a Gateshead Jersey in one or two years time.
Sissoko, Janmaat, Coloccini & Colback return to the eleven while Tim Krul replaces Jak Alnwick . Sammy Ameobi & Santon on the bench
Step Futbal Live Saturday Join Senior Yasin,Joseph Muhooli,Diano Olweny Peters 25 and John Kusolo in High-Tech(HT)from 3pm this afternoon as they give you the best experience and facts of the Premier League. Sunderland(14th) v Liverpool(8th) @ 3:45 Sunderland captain Lee Cattermole is still struggling with a groin injury, while Jack Rodwell will be given a fitness test on a muscle strain. Liverpool's Adam Lallana has a calf injury, and Kolo Toure is now on international duty with the Ivory Coast at the Africa Cup of Nations. Joe Allen, Glen Johnson, Jon Flanagan and Brad Jones all remain sidelined. Head-to-head • Sunderland have won just one of the last four times they have hosted Liverpool (W1, D1, L2). • Liverpool are unbeaten in their last five meetings against Sunderland (W3, D2). Chelsea (1st)V Newcastle(10th) @ 6pm Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul will replace Jak Alnwick in the starting line-up after proving his fitness in a practice match on Thursday. Leading goalscorer Papiss Cisse and midfielde ...
Newcastle keeper Tim Krul to replace Jak Alnwick in starting line-up v Chelsea. Match preview:
AS are reporting that Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has already made up his mind to quit Old Trafford, with the Spain international set to replace Real Madrid No. 1 Iker Casillas at the Santiago Bernabeu at the end of the season. And the respected Spanish sports daily are also claiming that the Red Devils will replace their young shot stopper with Newcastle United keeper Tim Krul. ~Sank
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REPORT: De Gea opt for the Bernabeu with just 18 months left on his current deal. With that in mind, the Daily Mirror suggests that United will make a move for Newcastle's Tim Krul as well as snapping up Valdes in case De Gea decides to move on. Krul was part of Van Gaal's Netherlands 2014 World Cup squad, and has proven himself as one of the Premier League's more impressive goalkeepers while at St James' Park.
Manchester United are plotting a move for Tim Krul, despite agreeing a deal for Victor Valdes. The Red Devils want the Newecastle goalkeeper in case they lose David De Gea to Real Madrid
Manchester United plot shock Tim Krul move if they lose David De Gea
Tim Krul returns to training tomorrow morning
Newcastle may make another attempt to argue with the Premier League that they should be allowed to sign a keeper on an emergency loan. Their first attempt was rejected. Tim Krul is injured and Karl Darlow is at Nottingham Forest on loan, with no recall clause..
Newcastle United put on keeper alert Newcastle United could attempt to sign a goalkeeper on an emergency loan – after Rob Elliot joined Tim Krul on the sidelines. Elliot suffered a thigh injury in Saturday’s 2-1 win over Premier League leaders Chelsea at St James’s Park. And 21-year-old Jak Alnwick came off the bench for the second half. United manager Alan Pardew revealed after the game that Alnwick would be in goal for Saturday’s game against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. However, if a scan on Elliot’s thigh reveals significant damage, the club could ask the Premier League if it could take a goalkeeper on an emergency loan – or sign a free agent. Manchester City signed Marton Fulop on a temporary deal from Sunderland in similar circumstances four and a half years ago. League regulations allow such a move outside the transfer window in “exceptional circumstances”. “I’ll have a scan on Monday and hope for the best,” Elliot told the Gazette. “Fingers crossed I won’t be out for ...
Chelsea's quest for 'Invincibility' was brought to a grinding halt at St. James' Park as Newcastle United picked up their third consecutive home win against the Blues, beating them 2-1 thanks to a brace from substitute Papiss Cisse. Chelsea were undoubtedly the better side over the course of the 90 minutes, but failed to take their chances with Willian coming close on a couple of occasions in the first half and Eden Hazard hitting the woodwork in the second. Newcastle lost their keeper Rob Elliot at half- time due to injury and with first choice shot stopper Tim Krul also missing, sent on 21 year old Jak Alnwick or his competitive debut. Papiss Cisse came on in place of Remy Cabella as early as the 53rd minute and took only 5 minutes to get himself on the scoresheet as he tapped in Sammy Ameobi's cross from the left wing after Gary Cahill had made a complete hash of his interception. Newcastle fans were soon in dreamland with Cisse scoring his second into an empty net after some fantastic work on the coun ...
THE BREAKDOWN :NEWCASTLE VS CHELSEA Newcastle United Team News: Arsenal and Manchester United claim most of the headlines when it comes to number of injuries, but Newcastle have had more than their fair share of troubles on that front as well. They currently count nine (10) players out, though Fabricio Coloccini is expected to be fit enough to be available for selection. The nine others who won't be include Tim Krul , Ryan Taylor (injured, AGAIN, sadface), Rolando Aarons , Sammy Ameobi (doubtful), Gabriel Obertan , Davide Santon , Siem De Jong, and Jonas Gutierrez (who's recovering from cancer treatment!). Alan Pardew's season got off to just about the worst possible start, but he and the team have recovered rather spectacularly, winning five straight at one point. The last two games have seen them slow back down a bit, gaining just one point and dropping down to 9th, level on points with Liverpool and Spurs. The numbers now read as such: 6 points ahead of second place, 6 points ahead of Manchester City ; ...
Alan Pardew says Tim Krul could be out a month, potentially missing the Tyne-Wear derby before Christmas
Newcastle keeper Tim Krul to miss key fixtures with Rob Elliot set to deputise. Alan Pardew confirms...
Chronicle: Newcastle United have been dealt a major blow ahead of their trip to West Ham after Tim Krul picked up an untime…
Spurs 1 Newcastle United 0 - A header from Emmanuel Adebayor is placed into the far corner of Tim Krul's net
Has anyone noticed that Matthew Crawley and Tim Krul have never been spotted in the same room together?
Still No News On Injury – Murphy’s Law In Effect: Goalkeeper Tim Krul has undergone a scan to see just h...
Tim Krul injured on int'l leave; Murphy's Law is real. Newcastle will be relegated (again)
Tim Krul hurt; Murphy's Law is real: Newcastle United may be without their starting goalkeeper this week...
Are the FA taking retrospective action against Tim Krul for his manhandling of Peter Crouch ? Bet they would if he played for SCFC
Peter Crouch vs Tim Krul, surely there isn't an uglier stand off available in the Premier League
Oh wow Peter Crouch trying to be a Ashley Young then seeing Tim Krul try and be
looked like Peter Crouch just called Tim Krul a 'bum boy'
Peter Crouch squaring down to Tim Krul there
Christ 'Tim Krul forced himself into Peter Crouch' according to radio 5. These footballers.
Crouch looked to have been pulled in the area, Tim Krul runs 10 yards to confront the goalscorer, which has gone unseen by the officials
MOSES! Tim Krul saves a shot from Moses centimeters away from the winger after a through ball from Crouch.
Stoke 1-0 Newcastle - Victor Moses crosses for Peter Crouch to rise and plant a header past Tim Krul
Alan Pardew will be without Tim Krul, Papiss Cisse and Yoan Gouffran for Wednesday night's Capital One Cup tie at Crystal Palace. Krul and Gouffran both started Saturday's 2-2 with Hull City while Cisse came from the bench to score twice. But all three have been struck by a sickness bug this week.
62' - What a miss by Stephen Quinn. The free-kick deflects into his path and he stabs wide with only Tim Krul to beat.
Rumours going round that Tim Krul will go on Strike if Mike Williamson gets in the Squad on Saturday and...
Utd linked with Krul move Manchester United are favourites to sign Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul in the January transfer window. The Dutchman has worked with Louis Van Gaal before at international level. Source:
Saints move into top four with win Graziano Pelle takes season tally to four Fans call for sacking of Newcastle manager Alan Pardew Striker Graziano Pelle scored twice as Southampton overwhelmed a poor Newcastle side at St Mary's Stadium. The Italian grabbed his first in the sixth minute when he headed in Ryan Bertrand's cross from the left. And he slotted his fourth of the season after a terrible misjudgement by Mike Williamson in the Newcastle defence. Jack Cork then took advantage of another lapse in concentration by Williamson before Morgan Schneiderlin curled in a superb late fourth. Cork and his team-mates were on top of Newcastle from the first whistle, but as good as they were, they helped in large part by shambolic defending. The visiting backline looked jittery from the very first minute, when keeper Tim Krul's clearance almost went in off Saints striker Shane Long, and they were a wreck by the time of the third goal. Chants calling for the sacking of manager Alan Pardew echoed around the stadiu ...
I can't wait for us to get rid of Tim Krul next season and have Karl Darlow as his backup. 😑
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Tim Krul may have sealed a dream move to to be David De Gea's understudy. Krul is said to want a move from New…
Wonder if we will see Tim Krul up front after the break and maybe s Taylor in midfield saying Pardew loves playing players all owa!
Won't be a strong team tonight it's just the FCB raising awareness that he's PAYING for sponsorship at Oldham! NUFC: Joining in pre-season training have been: Rolando Aarons, Mehdi Abeid, Jak Alnwick, Sammy Ameobi, Vurnon Anita, Adam Armstrong, Gael Bigirimana, Adam Campbell, Jack Colback, Fabricio Coloccini, Siem De Jong, Paul Dummett, Yoan Gouffran, Massadio Haidara, Olivier Kemen, Gabriel Obertan, Ayoze Perez, Lubomir Satka, Remie Streete, Ryan Taylor, Steven Taylor, Haris Vuckic, Mike Williamson, Freddie Woodman and Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa. Earlier photos of medical checks added Hatem Ben Arfa, Sylvain Marveaux and Shane Ferguson to that list, amid press claims they are training alongside the U21 group. Tim Krul, Mathieu Debuchy, Moussa Sissoko, Cheick Tiote and new boy Remy Cabella are all missing due to World Cup participation, while Rob Elliot also had an extended holiday after his post-season duty with Ireland. Injury/fitness issues rule out Papiss Cisse, Davide Santon, Kevin Mbabu and Curtis Good, l .. ...
Goalkeepers are often the butt of jokes and the subject of fan fury but in this World Cup they came into their own, finally taking back some of the spotlight from the strikers. Costa Rica were one of the surprises of the tournament, sending both Italy and England home as they topped their group. Three-time Man of the Match Keylor Navas played a big part in this and made the jump to star after their round of 16 game. Just two days later, it was the turn of US and Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard to take all the attention. His side may have lost to Belgium but as far as social media was concerned Howard’s barnstorming performance was the highlight of the match and deserved serious accolades. His incredible 16 saves during the match also triggered one of the most popular memes of the tournament, Van Gaal had goalkeeping trickery on his mind when he secretly arranged for his sub keeper Tim Krul to practice penalties. Even his starting keeper Jasper Cillessen was baffled when Krul started warming-up in extra-ti ...
What a match Holland - Costa Rica! Van Gaal made the key move to change his goalkeeper, and Tim Krul became a hero!:) ht…
COMMENT By Richard Jolly Even Sir Alex Ferguson lost some. There were days when his choices seemed strange, when his radar went awry. Just when Manchester United could be forgiven for thinking their new manager was all powerful, all knowing and all important, Louis Van Gaal found he couldn't shape his destiny one more time. A penalty shoot-out against Costa Rica had been perfectly orchestrated from the sidelines. There was no repeat against Argentina, no Tim Krul to bring on in the 119th minute, no Robin Van Persie to take the first spot-kick. Centre-back Ron Vlaar, thrust into a responsible role rather than a regular penalty taker, missed it instead. Van Gaal will not arrive at Old Trafford with a World Cup winner’s medal around his neck. The compensation for United is that he can divert his gaze to events in England slightly sooner. Technically, Van Gaal has three more days and one more game to negotiate before his second spell as Netherlands manager is officially over. His is an indirect route to Old ...
Argentina 0-0 Holland (arg winning 4-2 on penalties) Pure defensive game with very few goal scoring opportunities from both sides. Holland very shy offensively .Van Persie was like Fred and the only player threatening when having the ball in his feet was the great Robben. Argentina have improved in the last 3 games with Messi having more freedom on the pitch. Van Gaal did not have the sub to introduce Tim Krul in the penalties. Either way, Romero was a beast.. Interesting final especially that one of the two historical Brazil rivals will win it in the Maracana.
It would have been a different and better story for Holland if Van Gaal fielded Tim Krul. Tim is better than Cillessan in my view.
So Argentina win in penalties! Netherlands may have lost but they won millions of hearts! All tournament Holland played world class football! We thrashed the defending champions 5-1! We saw 5 goals in our match against Australia! Chile, a team that beat Spain and drew to Brazil ; we even beat them comfortably 2-0 without Van Persie! We scored 2 goals inside the last 6 minutes of the game against Mexico to win 2-1! Louis Van Gaal, take a bow ; you got Huntelaar as a substitution against Mexico and he scored and when Costa Rica had frustrated us, you brought Tim Krul as a last minute substitute for the penalties and he saved 2 penalties! We should be proud that we drew to Argentina without our premier striker playing most of the game! Be proud Netherlands, win third place because I know we will!
"I know everyone is now treating Van Gaal like a legend or a magician for that change, but to be honest, it's not something I like very much," "It's disrespectful to the goalkeeper. Who will be the 'keeper in the next game? Imagine going in goal for the next match and realising you do not have the 100 per cent faith of the coach." - Fabio Cannavaro Pagi tadi Louis Van Gaal tidak menggunakan Tim Krul malah mengekalkan Jasper Cillessen utk penalty shootout.. Kemanakah PLAN B beliau ??
Tim Krul looking at the Netherlands coaches like...
TUESDAY FOOTBALL NEWS Netherlands coach Louis Van Gaal is a "genius" and the right man to bring success back to Manchester United, according to former Dutch midfielder Ronald de Boer. (Talksport ) Brazil's players have been to see the team psychiatrist to help them get over the shock of losing forward Neymar, 22, to a back injury.(Daily Mirror ) Argentina are set to gamble on the fitness of Sergio Aguero, 26, for Wednesday night's semi-final against the Netherlands after the striker missed two matches with a groin injury. (Daily Mirror ) Netherlands goalkeeper Tim Krul's mind games during the penalty shoot-out win over Costa Rica have been backed by former Sunderland midfielder Don Hutchison - who claims he once did the same to former Newcastle striker Alan Shearer during a Tyne-Wear derby. (Newcastle Chronicle ) Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, 27, is in limbo as his move to Barcelona is being held up by a dispute over how to structure the £75m fee. (Daily Mail ) France right-back Mathieu Debuchy, 28, is ...
OH SO KRUL! Tim Krul came in at the end of extra time and made two HUGE PK saves to lift the Dutch past Costa Rica.
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Tim Krul reveals what he told Costa Rica players during the penalty shootout.
What can we learn from the Dutch football coach Louis Van Gaal during this World Cup? -1- Be Flexible Van Gaal does not play every match with the same players or system. Every match is a new project and he makes best use of the players he has available and adapts his style of play towards the opponent and the circumstances during the match. He is willing to sacrifice the star players if needed and he dares to reverse prior decisions. This is very different from what we often see in big corporates and even more in politics. Even if all those involved know they're on the wrong path, adaptations are very rarely made there. -2- Be Prepared In yesterday's match Holland versus Costa Rica, Van Gaal brought in Tim Krul, a new goalie, after 120 minutes of play, just to stop penalties in the shoot out. This was rehearsed and planned in advance in case the opponent would play for the 0-0 and try to win, as in their previous match, via the "penalty lottery". By preparing Krul just for this particular task, Van Gaal b ...
Tim Krul's penalty mind games vs Costa Rica. He dived the right way on every penalty!
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There are now just three games and four teams left. The end of this magnificent World Cup is in sight and while I can’t quite bring myself to contemplate a post-tournament world, the completed semi-final line-up pits four true international heavyweights against each other, each with a very real chance of claiming the ultimate prize. The last team to secure their semi-final place was Louis Van Gaal’s Netherlands, and once again the incoming Manchester United manager played an integral part in the victory. Van Gaal had stolen the headlines in the second round when he received plaudits for a late, bold substituition in the game with Mexico. With fifteen minutes to go, Robin Van Persie was withdrawn and replaced by Klaas-Jan Huntelaar. At the time of the switch, the Netherlands were losing 1-0. They went on to win 2-1 with Huntelaar slotting home the winning penalty with seconds left on the clock. Against Costa Rica, Van Gaal was at it again. Seconds before the end of extra- time, the Netherlands boss bro ...
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Tim Krul & Jesper Cillessen discuss that penalty shoot-out substitution .
Van Gaal has undoubtedly shown his vast tactical awareness in d WC, shutting down Spain, bringing on Tim Krul. 4 ARG I wonder what's cooking
Was there really a method to Tim Krul's penalty shootout madness? (via
How Tim Krul went the right way for every Costa Rica penalty.
Tim Krul played for Falkirk when he was 19? *** What happened to Scottish football😂
would you rather fight Tim Krul who is wielding a mace or Valbeuna and Park Chu Yung, who have pen knives?
Glenn Roeder: I thought Tim Krul was coming on to take a penalty, not just save one!
Nigeria may have long been kicked out of the World Cup by France, but the exploits of goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama are still reigning supreme and being re-echoed at the on-going World Cup. Little wonder therefore he has been named in the Top 10 goalkeepers in the World Cup. He is rated the fourth best Goalkeeper in Brazil. 1 Manuel Neuer (Germany) 2 Guillermo Ochoa (Mexico) 3 Keylor Navas (Costa Rica) 4 Vincent Enyeama (Nigeria) 5 Tim Howard (USA) 6 Raïs M’Bohli (Algeria) 7 Júlio César (Brazil) 8 Thibaut Courtois (Belgium) 9 David Ospina (Colombia) 10 Tim Krul (Holland) culled What do you have to say about the rating?
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The Guardian califica a Costa Rica de 7) Costa Rica ▲1 It would have been too good to be true if Marco Ureña had put a little bit more on the extra-time shot that Jasper Cillessen thwarted with his legs. It would also have been unfair on Holland, in all honesty, and Costa Rica’s fortune eventually expired at the hands of Tim Krul. But Jorge Luis Pinto’s side were still more good than lucky over their five games. The Colombian devised a structure and style suited perfectly to tournament football, a fluid counter-attacking approach ensuring that a correspondingly deep defensive block never risked appearing stodgy. The result was the World Cup finals’ best underdog story in years, and it will be interesting to see what the future holds for Pinto’s players now. Will the likes of Celso Borges, Giancarlo González, Cristian Gamboa and Óscar Duarte step up effortlessly to stronger leagues, or were they simply horses that perfectly fitted their manager’s meticulously plotted course?
NEIL ASHTON: When Tim Krul began talking about intimidation on Sunday, Holland’s penalty shoot-out hero admitted he crossed the fine line when it comes to sporting behaviour.
Great coach Van Gaal,hes done it good decisons wth bringing up huntelaar and then in the qauters anther good decision bringing up goalie tim krul
Tim Krul substitution: Louis Van Gaal kept Krul intentions quiet – but even jilted keeper Jasper Cillessen approves A “golden grip” was how one Dutch newspaper headline summed up Tim Krul’s penalty-saving feats in Salvador on Saturday night, but it might just have easily talked about a golden gamble. The decision of Netherlands coach Louis Van Gaal to send Krul on for the quarter-final shoot-out against Costa Rica proved quite a masterstroke but even among his players, it came as a surprise. Indeed it seems that only one player had any inkling of what Van Gaal had in store. As Arjen Robben put it afterwards: “Nobody knew about what he was going to do apart from one goalkeeper.” Krul himself had found out “just before the game”. The Newcastle United man, whose saves from Bryan Ruiz and Michael Umana earned the Oranje a 4-3 shoot-out triumph and a place in Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final against Argentina, explained: “We discussed it before the game. He [Van Gaal] said if we had one mor ...
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Dutch goalie: Shootout tactic was fair play Netherlands goalkeeper Tim Krul insists he did nothing wrong in confronting Costa Rica's penalty takers during a World Cup quarterfinal shootout. Krul's crucial two saves on Sunday night followed his novel tactic that tested FIFA's guidelines on fair play. The substitute goalie faced up to opponents at the penalty spot and repeatedly told them he knew where they'd place their shots. "I don't think I have done anything wrong," Krul said at a team news conference. "I haven't shouted at (them) in an aggressive manner. I haven't done anything crazy. I just told them I knew where they are going." The Dutch team's 4-3 shootout win after a 0-0 draw set up a semifinal against Argentina. Genius Louis Van Gaal will be at Old Trafford next season, do you think Manchester United will Challenge for the title because of that factor?
Interesting write up on Holland vs Argentina What to make of this enduringly curious Dutch side? Although their shootout win over Costa Rica was just reward for the final 40 minutes’ thrilling bombardment of their opponents’ goal, few would claim Louis Van Gaal’s side look particularly coherent – and, as we saw in the second period of extra time, they will always give you a chance. Van Gaal has deserved credit for his tactical changes thus far – with or without that Tim Krul substitution – and there is certainly a feeling that he is having to do things on the fly with a slightly lop-sided squad of stars and learners. Arjen Robben continues to step up irresistibly; there have strong signs in the last two games that Wesley Sneijder is doing that too. The worry is that Argentina will prove just too practised in São Paulo: the Dutch will need to rediscover the clinical edge that blitzed Spain all those days ago, and will hope that Robin Van Persie used up his month’s quota of fluffed lines on S ...
Newcastle United's Tim Krul came off the bench late in extra time and saved two spot-kicks as Netherlands beat Costa Rica on penalties to set up a FIFA World Cup semi-final against Argentina. Krul saved from Bryan Ruíz González and Michael Umana to send the Dutch through. Get the full story:
Van Gaal hails his best squad Louis Van Gaal has revealed he allows the senior figures in his Netherlands squad to have their say as United's incoming boss celebrated reaching the World Cup semi-finals. The Dutch overcame Costa Rica on penalties after 120 goalless minutes as Tim Krul, introduced ahead of the shoot-out in what has been deemed a managerial masterstroke, saved two of the spot-kicks. Skipper Robin Van Persie and ex-Liverpool man Dirk Kuyt helped motivate the troops ahead of the dramatic conclusion in Salvador. "If a player says something, it hits [home] more than if I do," explained Van Gaal. "Robin and Dirk gave great speeches. That was fantastic but I've felt this since we got together and became a unit at the training camp in Portugal. "So I don't need to check on them, at all. They know exactly when they have to take their responsibilities. It's not about me or the staff but taking responsibility. "In terms of team spirit and togetherness, this is the best group I've worked with. I though ...
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Holland's Tim Krul ready to subject Messi & Argentina to penalty shoot-out trash talk [Star]
Nigel have u seen Tim Krul's penalty record for Newcastle. He has only saved 2 out of 20. Are u still scared of Di'Canio ?
Tim Krul reveals what he told players during the penalty shootout.
Only just seen last nights game. Brian Kerr would have definitely compared Tim Krul to Ciarán Kelly!
Frans Hoek, the Dutch goalkeeping coach, who masterminded Tim Krul's penalty routine is also joining with Louis …
Van Gaal is such a genius. He changed the goalkeeper on the 120th minute, allowing substitute Tim Krul to handle the penalty k…
It’s not every day you see a manager replace a goalkeeper just before an overtime game goes to penalty kicks. But that’s exactly what Netherlands manager Louis Van Gaal did Saturday. Substitute goalkeeper Tim Krul came on to do one job, and he did it. Krul stopped two Costa Rica penalty kicks in ove…
World Cup: Louis Van Gaal's decision to bring on Tim Krul against Costa Rica was typical of the man's approach.
The most phenomenal substitutions throughout the tournament .. brilliant thought Van Gaal, Tim Krul outstanding play, you get man of the match only a few minutes play...Bravo !!!
Why Louis Van Gaal did exactly what Sir Alex Ferguson should have done Netherlands coach Louis Van Gaal congratulates goalkeeper Tim Krul a (Picture: Reuters) The FA Cup final in 2005 should have been the one positive of what was otherwise a hugely depressing time to be a Manchester United fan. Chelsea ran away with the title and United lost out on second place in the league to […]
Van Gaal has got balls. Subbing Cillessen for Tim Krul was the biggest mind game in football I've ever witnessed, He won the psychological batter at the right time. He sure is gonna give them *** in the EPL.
A lot of been said about the Netherlands. I will be writing about Louis Van Gaal, the Netherlands, Tim Krul and Costa Rica later in the day.
Van Gaal bringing on Tim Krul last night with 60 seconds to a penalty shootout reminded me of those days in O/Level during History & Literature tests and exams when people would get up to ask for more answer sheets to write their essays, meanwhile you you're not even close to halfway through your original set. The psychological effect was intense.
What was everyone's thoughts on the Tim Krul sub last night ? Genius or lucky !!? It's hard to disagree with Van Gaal as it worked so you have to say well done !! But on another note I thought it was very unsporting the way Krul acted in the shoot out - if keepers can stand at the side of the box , stand next to the spot , jog up and down the box doing warm ups then where are the boundaries ? Can they go and sit in the dugout and have a cup of tea ???!!! I thought when he was stood out of his goal the player should have been allowed too tap the ball into the empty net. 2 brilliant Semi finals though . Sticking by Argentina to be the overall winners ⚽️
All the top stories and transfer lines from the national newspapers on Sunday July 6. THE SUNDAY TIMES Real Madrid are confident of signing Colombia's World Cup star James Rodriguez from Monaco, with a fee of £70m expected to be enough to prise him from Monaco. Barcelona and Chile forward Alexis Sanchez will not be part of the deal to take Luis Suarez from Liverpool to the Nou Camp, with Arsenal leading the chase to bring the 25-year-old to the Premier League. THE OBSERVER Netherlands boss Louis Van Gaal says he did not talk to first- choice goalkeeper Casper Cillessen about the plan to bring Newcastle's Tim Krul on for the penalty shootout victory ver Costa Rica at the World Cup. Former England and Chelsea full-back Ashley Cole is poised to sign a two-year deal with Italian side Roma. Newcastle right-back Mathieu Debuchy is in talks with Arsenal over an £8m move to the Emirates THE MAIL ON SUNDAY Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard could start just half of his side's games next season to allow the 34-year ...
Netherlands boss , Louis Van Gaal, insists Jasper Cillessen is still his first choice goalkeeper, despite Tim Krul's heroics in the win over Costa Rica.
I don't know who deserves the greater ovation:Tim Krul,who came on at such a crucial time to save his country,or Louis Van Gaal who studied the game well enough to bring him on at that time.
LvG on Last night game : “We said nothing to Jasper. We didn’t want him before the match to be faced with this information because this would have been disappointing,” the coach said. “Every keeper has specific qualities but Tim has a longer reach and a better track record of stopping penalties. We did discuss this with Tim Krul and also the sequence of penalties. Fortunately it worked out. If it hadn’t, it would have been my mistake.” Krul said he knew there was a chance he would come on with penalties looming. “I did not realise it was so late. I had spent the whole match on the bench. We had chance after chance and had not taken them,” he said. “Then you’re suddenly thrown in and don’t have time to think, saved two penalties and now we’re in the semi-finals of the World Cup.” Van Gaal said it was Cillessen who had kept the Dutch alive after the Ajax keeper saved from Marco Urena with three minutes of extra-time to go. “I don’t know how much ball possession and how many opp ...
Tim Krul walking into the dressing room like
Louis Van Gaal insists bringing on Tim Krul always part of shootout plan
Tim Krul warming up because he has the same first name as Tim Howard and the Dutch are hoping this is the World Cup of the go…
“Tim Krul would be the person who doesn't shut up in the slip cordon... (Hodge?
Tim Krul pulled off a masterful troll job. Unreal.
Louis Van Gaal’s call to sub in goalkeeper Tim Krul for the penalty shootout had the -
yohhhooo what an amazing time we had before sehri (+++ ammi ki dant coz of the shor ) :P Netherlands’ dramatic victory over Costa Rica brilliant goalkeeping from Tim Krul X
So is it true that Tim Krul has been training for penalties all this while? If it is, what a tactical masterstroke by Van Gaal!
RECAP - The introduction of Tim Krul for the penalty shootout proved a masterstroke from Louis Van Gaal. http…
Jasper Cillessen the first player to run over to Tim Krul after he saved the deciding penalty. Absolute class!
One word for Tim Krul Netherland goalkeeper and his waz make a subtitution on 120 minute and mk a great two penality of Costa Rica..and held d Holland go 2 semifinal i prefer spirit wz workfull kwazisholo Hungry Lions idla abantu#
Netherlands Goalkeeper Tim Krul came on as a substitute in the 120th minute and saved two penalties to help his...
"I psyched them out. You try to do everything you can without being too aggressive. I tried to get in their minds" - Tim …
- Tim Krul was the hero after a last substitution from coach Louis Van Gaal.
Oh I love soccer!! Netherlands changed goalkeepers in 120th minute and sub Tim Krul made 2 saves in penalty shoo...
Armour: Netherlands goalie switch a stroke of genius
After those 90+ minutes from Navas, who would have thought the GK in the headlines would be Tim Krul?
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Louis Van Gaal literally showed his Bayern Munich players he had the balls to make big decisions and he did it again when Holland goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen was substituted for Tim Krul ahead of their World Cup quarter-final penalty shootout with Costa… [ 445 more words. ]
Tim Krul the hero for as the Dutch advance to semi-finals v with a win over (4-3 pen)
Tim Krul and Robin Van Persie. I think RVP wouldn't hate him so much now
BREAKING: Tim Krul walking into the Dutch dressing room.
What a top game! Tim Krul on for the penalties. I'm nervous! Always routing for underdogs.
VIDEO: Sub Krul saves the day for Netherlands - BBC Sport looks at Tim Krul's crucial impact in the Netherlands's ...
Also how is tim krul not first choice keeper?!
Tim Krul is the hero in the shootout. & are into the semi-finals, beating 4-3 on penalties.
Netherlands completes World Cup semifinalists with win over Costa Rica Netherlands players celebrate with goalkeeper Tim Krul (green) after he blocked two penalty kicks by Costa Rica in a quarterfinal shootout victory on Saturday at Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador, Brazil. (Odd Andersen / AFP / Getty Images). Kevin Baxter ... Read more on Los Angeles Times Logan Schafer back in tough role with Brewers The move came as a result of Schafer's struggles at the plate — he hit .190 with six runs batted in over 37 games — in a reserve role as well as the Brewers' need to add some depth in the middle infield. So up came Irving Falu, who's since moved on ... Read more on Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Ex No 1 Tim Krul came on as a sub for Holland & saved two pens in shoot-out v Costa Rica http:/…
MORNING NEWS * A top Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) commander was killed while his associate fled away during a gun battlein Tral area of South Kashmir yesterday and a mob attacked a Special Operations Group (SOG) police party injuring 8 SOG men and set afire two vehicles after the gun battle. * With rush of yatris increasing day by day, 17, 086 pilgrims performed darshan at holy cave of Swami Amarnath on the day eight of yatra yesterday. With this a total of 93,151 pilgrims have paid obeisance at holy cave in Lidder Valley of South Kashmir since the 45 day long yatra started on June 28. * Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), has proposed to the Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari, the construction of a 1100 meter span double-lane bridge over river Ravi at village Keerian-Gandialin district Kathua in Jammu & Kashmir to introduce a new and convenient road connectivity between the two States of Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab. * Dr Kamal Saini ...
Newcastle's Tim Krul came on after 120 minutes, saved two penalties and put the Netherlands into the semi- finals...i think this is the greatest cup substitution ever...congrats all Netherland fans.
What a substitution by Louis Van Gaal to bring Tim Krul for the penalty shoot out.
Get in tim krul keeping de oranje dreams alive!
Ohh what a substitution from holland. Goalkeeper changed only for penalties and TIM KRUL Saved 2 penalities to help Netherland go to Semi. A big Salute to Lui Van Gaal the Dutch Coach for changin goal keeper after extra time. A goalkeeper for just playing or saving penalities what an idea boss.
Thanks Tim Krul for taking us to the Semi - Finals! And.. Thanks to Louis Van Gaal for being a Genius.. 💐 from fp Oranje
Tim Krul had spent weeks preparing for a shoot-out scenario after Netherlands edged Costa Rica on penalties in its quarter-final tie.
Tim Krul jadi Trending Taufik *eh* Trending Topic. Emang pantas kok, he make me speechless! you're sooo cool!
In an unbelievable move tonight Louis Van Gaal brought on Tim Krul with seconds to go in extra time in the 0-0 draw between Holland and Costa. And would you ...
Fifa2014: Netharland beat Costa Rica By 4-3 on penalties.Subtitube Goal keper of Duch Team Tim Krul make 2 saves on penalties shoutout and give chance to Netharland to face Argentenia in Semifinal. Netherland Vs Argentenia in Semifinal of FootBall Worldcup.
Tim Krul is a psychologist n a goal keeper at the same time...
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