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Listen servers are currently bugged - I would recommend trying a dedicated server, but that may be more trouble than it's worth.
For vanilla servers, you can go on mcversion.net. And for forge servers, you just have to select a version on their website.
Given cross play is just now barely starting to be a thing on current-gen. And any tests run show that PC players destroy and humiliate console players on anything remotely shooter like (what BF2 is) It is super highly unlikely that this would be possible.
Ok, from your question, I assume you yourself do not live in the Netherlands? You cannot actually host a server away from LAN simply using the client. You will need to have some server software. For your purposes, it is most likely that you would want to run a vanilla type server. This will require port-forwarding, and there are many videos on how to ...
Simple: It's not possible. Well, at least not if you only use the single player client. The normal client can only be used for LAN, not for internet-lobbies. You could use the minecraft server software - or better bukkit/spigot. Install Spigot (which you can download here) on your local machine as described in the spigot docs and after that, you have to ...
As far as i now, the scoreboard is completly server side. So you cant check if the player is lagging. You can see how good the ping of a player is by pressing tab. There is a way seeing the exact ping of a player is kind of hard: Look into the server console a search for the ip of the player [time] [Server thread/INFO]: player[/127.0.0.1:52288] ...
Your server won't be up untill you add a token to it. Here is how to create it.
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