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  Phillip Cocu - Wikipedia
Ook weet Cocu leiding te geven in het veld, getuige zijn aanvoerdersband bij PSV.
Cocu begint in 1995 bij PSV en is ook meteen basisspeler.Op Zondag 18 Augustus 1995 speelt Cocu z,n eerste wedstrijd voor PSV tegen Fortuna Sittard in een uit wedstrijd in de het stadion de Baandert de wedstrijd wordt gewonnen met 1-3.
Cocu heeft 10 interlanddoelpunten op zijn naam staan en 101 duels.
nl.wikipedia.org /wiki/Philip_Cocu   (1339 words)

 Phillip Cocu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By 1998, Cocu was a permanent fixture in the national side and was selected by Guus Hiddink for the 1998 FIFA World Cup in France where he scored two goals in the group stage.
Cocu was used in a variety of different positions in that tournament.
Cocu represented his country in Euro 2000 on home ground and also played in Euro 2004 in Portugal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Philip_Cocu   (678 words)

 Phillip Cocu Biography
Philip Cocu (born October 29, 1970 in Eindhoven) is a Dutch football midfielder currently playing for PSV Eindhoven.
It was at PSV that Cocu finally got called-up to the national squad and he was handed his debut on 24 April 1996 against Germany and was even selected in the Dutch national team for the Euro 1996 tournament.
Cocu left FC Barcelona before the start of the Euro 2004 for his old club PSV Eindhoven and has vowed to put the Euro 2004 defeat behind him and would continue to represent his country in future matches as he was named team captain after the retirement of Frank de Boer.
www.wsoccer.com /players/c/phillipcocu/biography.htm   (630 words)

 Cocu looking to end international days on a high
Because of his slight physical strength Cocu proved a late bloomer, making his debut for the Netherlands when he was 26 years old, six weeks before the European Championship finals in England in 1996.
Cocu became a regular choice under then national coach Guus Hiddink and will be taking part in his fifth, and final, major tournament in an orange shirt.
Cocu is a versatile, left-footed midfielder, who can handle a defensive role as well as an attacking one.
www.rediff.com /sports/2006/may/31cocu.htm   (450 words)

 Philip Cocu 29-10-70 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Cocu begint in 1995 bij PSV en is ook meteen basisspeler.
Het jaar erop wil Cocu graag weer een contractverlenging, maar Barcelona weigert.
Daarom kan Cocu ook rekenen op een plaats bij de 23 spelers die naar het WK 2006 in Duitsland gaan.
www.flickr.com /photos/gavrila/206366154   (1283 words)

 Soccer365   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
PSV Eindhoven ace Phillip Cocu has upped the ante ahead of their crucial Champions League clash against Arsenal on Wednesday.
Cocu has a point though: the Gunners have won only three of their last eight games, of which two were in the Carling Cup.
Cocu is confident they can add to the Londoners' woes on Wednesday, saying: "I watched the last few Arsenal games on television and for me there is no doubt - they are going thorough a serious crisis in their game, in spite of the great list of players they have.
www.soccer365.com /EUROPEAN_NEWS/Rest_of_Europe/page_109_85577.shtml   (350 words)

 BBC SPORT | EUROPE | Cocu sticks with Barca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Barcelona's Dutch international midfielder Philip Cocu has agreed to extend his contract at the club for another two years.
Cocu, a recent Arsenal target, was brought to Barcelona from PSV Eindhoven in 1998 at the request of then coach Louis van Gaal.
He quickly became a fixture in the club's midfield and was a notable exclusion from the criticism levelled at van Gaal's other Dutch signings.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/low/football/europe/1000161.stm   (148 words)

 BBC SPORT | EURO2000 | SQUAD | Philip Cocu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Still not a household name across the football world, which is staggering bearing in mind his importance at club and international level.
Quite simply, Cocu allows those around him to play, whether it be Rivaldo at the Nou Camp or Edgar Davids in the Dutch side.
Labelled by his detractors as something of a Jack-of-all-trades, Cocu can indeed play anywhere across the midfield, in both attacking and defensive roles - but his key strength is balancing the team.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/euro2000/teams/holland/squad/743800.stm   (149 words)

 Philip Cocu - Foot : actu football sur Fluctuat.net
Philip Cocu, né à Eindhoven, débute en deuxième division, en 1998, dans le club de l'AZ Alkmaar où il gagne sa place de titulaire dès l'année suivante.
Cocu est l'un des principaux artisans du remarquable parcours de son équipe.
A 35 ans Philip Cocu va disputer sa dernière grande compétition internationale.
foot.fluctuat.net /philip-cocu.html   (701 words)

 Philip Cocu Pictures Pics Profile Biography
PSV Eindhoven coach Ronald Koeman has earmarked Vitesse Arnhem's Theo Janssen as a possible replacement for Philip Cocu if the veteran midfielder opts to retire at the end of the season.
Koeman is hopeful the former Holland star Cocu, who retired from the international stage after the 2006 World Cup, will continue with the Dutch champions, but is looking at contingency plans just in case he doesn't.
Skipper Philip Cocu set up Portuguese Manuel da Costa after 11 minutes to open the scoring for PSV against the previously unbeaten Alkmaar.
www.football-rumours.com /cocu.html   (748 words)

 Philip Cocu - Netherlands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
31/05/2006: Dutch star Philip Cocu continues to be a pivotal player for the Netherlands, despite now nearing the end of his career.
That is not a record the Netherlands will be proud of, but with a versatile player like Cocu on the field, they will always have a chance of beating any side.
Cocu's return to PSV Eindhoven, after eight excellent years at Barcelona, may have signalled to some that Philip was ready to wind up his career, but two subsequent consecutive championship titles suggest otherwise.
www.a2bworldcup.com /philip_cocu.html   (291 words)

 ATL World Cup Soccer. All the top world soccer news daily. News from international soccer. Euro 2004, champion's ...
Veteran midfielder Phillip Cocu provides a steadying influence at both club and national level as his experience and reliabilty are crucial to the ambitions of his sides.
Compatriot Louis van Gaal was at the helm of Barcelona and saw Cocu as the ideal man to shore up his midfield and a free transfer in accordance with the Bosman ruling made him an even more attractive signing.
He is currently in a spell with club and country that has failed to produce a trophy since 1999, and it was a major disappointment for fans of the Dutch that they failed to qualify for the 2002 World Cup as group rivals Ireland and Portugal proved too tough.
www.wldcup.com /euro/2004/players_present/398_phillip_cocu.html   (617 words)

 FIFA.com The Official web site of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association
Milan, despite losing 3-1 in the Philips Stadium, went through on the away goals rule after a 2-0 win in last week's first leg at San Siro.
The relentless pressure finally told again after 65 minutes as PSV levelled the tie as Lee's perfectly flighted cross was met by a superb downward header from Cocu that went in through the legs of Dida.
Cocu briefly raised PSV's hopes in injury time with another cool finish but it was not enough.
www.fifa.com /en/print/article/0,4039,106510,00.html   (591 words)

 World Cup 2006 | Reuters.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
FREIBURG, Germany, June 17 (Reuters) - Philip Cocu and John Heitinga missed the Netherlands' first training session on Saturday after the 2-1 win over Ivory Coast that took them into the second round of the World Cup.
For Cocu it could mean that the milestone of winning his 100th cap will be postponed for a few days.
Netherlands face Argentina on Wednesday in Frankfurt to decide who will finish top of Group C. With six players already booked there is a possibility that coach Marco van Basten decides to take no risks and plays a largely second-string team against Argentina.
worldcup.reuters.com /home/news/usnL17735755.html   (327 words)

 Andrea Pirlo Unofficial Fansite
Farfan had held up Philip Cocu's cross for the PSV striker and the move was halted for dangerous play.
However, just as Milan were beginning to take more control of the game, PSV doubled their lead and drew level on aggregate, as Lee's cross found Philip Cocu at the back post for a free header.
PSV were not about to give up now and within seconds of that goal Cocu completed his brace and put them back in the running with a spectacular volley.
www.andreapirlo.com /en/match.asp?id=134   (1307 words)

 CNN.com - Ronaldinho lifts Barca to victory - Oct. 26, 2003
Argentine striker Javier Saviola and Dutch midfielder Philip Cocu also scored to provide Dutch coach Frank Rijkaard with much-needed relief.
Ronaldinho added a second in the 23rd with a curling free kick from the edge of the area, the Brazilian's second league goal for Barcelona since signing in the summer.
Cocu got the insurance for the Catalan club when he headed home a cross by Brazilian midfielder Thiago Motta in the 51st minute.
cnn.com /2003/SPORT/football/10/26/spain.barca.ap/index.html   (732 words)

 Cocu satisfied at 104 - FIFA World Cup 2006 - Netherlands World Cup Team Blog
Philip Cocu will play his 100st international game for Holland against Argentina.
The PSV midfielder is proud of this, but really hopes to reach the 104 mark this summer.
Cocu’s first cap was in the spring of 1996, in a friendly against Germany under Hiddink.
netherlands.worldcupblog.org /1/cocu-satisfied-at-104.html   (319 words)

 CNN.com - Cocu earns PSV valuable away draw - Apr 5, 2005
LYON, France (Reuters) -- Philip Cocu equalized 11 minutes from time to earn PSV Eindhoven a 1-1 draw at Olympique Lyon in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday.
Midfielder Cocu shocked Lyon with a solo run and speculative shot from the edge of the box that went inside goalkeeper Gregory Coupet's left-hand post.
Lyon paid a heavy price with Cocu's late strike, but PSV coach Guus Hiddink said there was still work to do.
edition.cnn.com /2005/SPORT/football/04/05/champions.lyon   (525 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Sports
Zeist: Dutch captain and goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar is considering retiring from international football, coach Marco van Basten said on Wednesday.
Midfielder Philip Cocu has also confirmed the 101st cap he won in Sunday’s 1-0 second round defeat by Portugal was his last.
“Philip (Cocu) told us that it was enough at the age of 36,” Van Basten said.
www.telegraphindia.com /1060629/asp/sports/story_6415187.asp   (626 words)

 USATODAY.com - Liverpool beats Chelsea 2-1 in Community Shield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Mauro Rosales, Kenneth Perez and Wesley Sneijder scored a goal each for Ajax, while PSV captain Philip Cocu scored for PSV.
Rosales put Ajax ahead in the seventh minute, finishing a cross from Gabri de la Torre, who joined the team from FC Barcelona in the offseason.
Cocu tied the score for the defending league champions on a corner shortly after halftime.
www.usatoday.com /sports/soccer/europe/2006-08-13-roundup_x.htm?csp=34   (1067 words)

 CBC Sports Online: Euro 2004: Teams: Netherlands
Coach Dick Advocaat switches between a 4-4-2 and a 3-5-2 formation, but is expected to use a 4-4-1-1 in Portugal.
The central defensive pairing (Jaap Stam and Philip Cocu) hold the back line.
In midfield, the two wingers (Andy van der Meyde on the right and either Arjen Robben or Marc Overmars on the left) take up a deep-lying position on the sides, leading the attack down the flanks.
www.cbc.ca /sports/soccer/euro2004/teams/netherlands.html   (1419 words)

 FIFA.com The Official web site of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association
Ajax Amsterdam were thrashed 4-1 at home by Utrecht on Sunday after Jefferson Farfan and Philip Cocu scored second-half goals to give leaders PSV Eindhoven a 2-0 win at ADO Den Haag.
Champions PSV struggled for almost an hour with ADO's aggressive approach before Cocu set up Farfan to open the scoring after he beat goalkeeper Dorus de Vries.
Cocu added a second with 12 minutes remaining when he latched on to a DaMarcus Beasley free kick in the area.
www.fifa.com /en/print/article/0,4039,114091,00.html   (295 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta
Philip Cocu was the only Dutch player to miss a penalty in their shootout against Sweden in the Euro 2004 quarter final.
It was his second miss in a shootout at a major championship after the one against Brazil in the 1998 World Cup semi-final.
Cocu, Jaap Stam, Giovanni van Bronckhorst and Edwin van der Sar have played every minute of their country’s Euro 2004 matches.
www.telegraphindia.com /1040630/asp/sports/story_3435935.asp   (727 words)

 World Cup 2006 | Reuters.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Rafael van der Vaart is to play alongside Philip Cocu and Wesley Sneijder in a three-man midfield.
Giovanni van Bronckhorst missed training on Tuesday with a minor ankle injury while fellow defender Johnny Heitinga, recovering from a hamstring problem, worked separately from the squad.
Argentina are also certain of a place in the second round.
worldcup.reuters.com /argentina/news/usnL20000157.html   (263 words)

 Phillip Cocu - PSV - soccer-corner.com - Philip Cocu voetbal links
Officiele website van Phillip Cocu op icons.com met veel informatie van de middenvelder van Oranje en FC Barcelona.
Biography of Philip Cocu at the official Barcelona Futbol Club website.
Cocu spelers profiel op de officiele website van de Champions League van de UEFA.
www.soccer-corner.com /Players.Netherlands.Phillip-Cocu.htm   (117 words)

 Dutch oust Swedes on penalties
The Dutch, who will face Portugal on Wednesday, had gone out of the European Championship on penalties in their last three appearances, as well as the World Cup in 1998.
With 56 minutes gone, Ibrahimovic had a shot hacked off the line by midfielder Philip Cocu after a piece of sloppy defending from Jaap Stam who missed his clearance and let him in.
Van Nistelrooy came desperately close to the opener in the 62nd minute when he showed great control to chest down a long ball from midfielder Clarence Seedorf and get in a shot that Andreas Isaksson managed to smother.
www.rediff.com /sports/2004/jun/27dutch.htm   (661 words)

 Czechs in comeback win against the Dutch - Soccer - www.smh.com.au
Aveiro: Czech Republic were the first team to reach the quarter-finals at Euro 2004 after winning one of the all-time classic European Championship matches 3-2 against the Netherlands today.
Ruud Van Nistelrooy made it 2-0 in the 19th minute, sweeping in Robben's low cross from the left having been left alone as he initially jogged back from an offside position.
The Czechs, knowing a win would clinch a place in the last eight, replied four minutes later after Dutch captain Philip Cocu gave the ball away to Milan Baros in the centre circle.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2004/06/20/1087669823472.html?from=storylhs   (600 words)

 Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü Official Web Site
AC Milan’s defeat of Schalke means the Germans finish third.
Philip Cocu’s header in the 14th minute put the home side ahead, before a killer blow five minutes from the end of the game by Jefferson Farfan.
A higher rate of possession, as seen in most of our games, meant nothing, with goalscoring chances scarcely being produced.
www.fenerbahce.org /eng/detay.asp?ContentID=554   (117 words)

 RTÉ.ie Sport - Dutch through after shoot-out
The Dutch had suffered the heartbreak of losing shootouts in the last three European Championships and the 1998 World Cup.
Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic blasted his spot kick over the bar but Dutch midfielder Philip Cocu also missed when he hit the post.
Sweden defender Olof Mellberg's penalty was then saved by Edwin Van der Sar before Andy van der Meyde got the winner.
www.rte.ie /sport/2004/0626/holland.html   (330 words)

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