Joris Mathijsen

Netherlands Defender

  • Born: 04/05/80
  • Age: 41
  • Height: 1.82m
  • Weight: 72
  • Seasons:

Hamburg has long-term blueprint in place

In former times, Hamburg were an eminent figure in European Football, regularly competing with the most prestigious names across the continent. It has been a while since they were able to grapple...

The International Break: Focus On The Netherlands

The Netherlands may have performed dismally at Euro 2012, but Louis van Gaal looks to have shaken up his side for 2014 World Cup Qualification. What changes are occurring in Holland?

Portugal v. Netherlands, Denmark v. Germany, Euro 2012: Group B Matchday 3 Thread


There are some interesting scenarios here where we could end up with a three-way tie for either 1st or 2nd place. Germany has 6 points, Portugal & Denmark both with 3, and the Netherlands on 0. ...

Netherlands v. Germany, Euro 2012: Lineups/Game Thread


Netherlands (4-2-3-1): Maarten Stekelenburg - Jetro Willems, Joris Mathijsen, John Heitinga, Gregory Van Der Wiel - Mark Van Bommel, Nigel De Jong - Ibrahim Afellay, Wesley Sneijder, Arjen Robben...

Netherlands Vs. Germany, Euro 2012: Lineups


There were lots of rumors about both the Netherlands and Germany making changes after disappointing opening matches so, naturally, there were barely any changes. Netherlands made only one change,...

Barcelona Vs. Malaga, 2012 La Liga Week 36: Blaugrana Preparing For Cup Final

Barcelona begins preparation for the Copa del Rey Final against a Malaga side with something big to play for.

La Liga: FC Barcelona vs Malaga CF: Match Preview


La Liga: FC Barcelona vs Malaga CF: Match Preview

International Roundup: Larsson Scores Twice & Sess Stays Safe


International Roundup: Larsson Scores Twice & Sess Stays Safe...

International Unions: Eredivisie & Dutch Soccer


All of us came to soccer in remarkably different ways. Since most of us are American, soccer has never been a sport that's been shoved down our throats - at least not until recently. Maybe we...

Bundesliga Transfer Window Winners And Losers

The 2011 Summer Transfer Window closed and Borussia Dortmund are the clear winners.

FC Barcelona News: 18 August 2011; Barca Retain Supercopa de España, Cesc Fabregas Makes Debut


All the information you need for your daily dose of FC Barcelona news and news from around La Liga.

German Bundesliga 2011-2012 Preview: Borussia Dortmund Defends Championship, Hamburg Fight For Europe


In the final preview of the 2011-2012 German Bundesliga season, we'll finish our preview of the three teams likely to be fighting for one of those elusive European places. Borussia Dortmund have...