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Maryburgh to host Dutch opposition


By Staff Reporter


Maryburgh will be hosting Dutch opposition on Saturday. Picture: George Mackenzie
Maryburgh will be hosting Dutch opposition on Saturday. Picture: George Mackenzie

Maryburgh Football Club are going Dutch when they entertain SVV Scheveningen in a friendly match on Saturday.

The Dutch club, from the district of The Hague, play in the third tier of Dutch football and were a professional club between 1954 and 1971 when they played under the name of SHS and Holland Sport.

They won the Dutch amateur title in 1996 under former Tottenham Hotspur manager Martin Jol.

The friendly was arranged because of links with a Dutch business that are working in the area.

SVV Scheveningen will also play a friendly match against North Kessock Hotel on Friday night, where their 40-strong party will be based.

Read more in today's North Star.



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