News headlines for October 20, 2011

Derelict building on Herengracht sells for €1.75 million

A derelict building with one of Amsterdam’s most prestigious canalside addresses has been snapped up for €1.75 million.

Biography claims Michels vetoed Cruyff as 1990 World Cup coach

Johan Cruyff’s ambitions to coach the Dutch to World Cup glory at Italia 90 were scuppered by Oranje’s most successful manager, Rinus Michels, according to a new biography.

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