Feyenoord earned their third Johan Cruijff Shield win in their history in Eindhoven on Saturday evening. Head coach Giovann...
National coaching team Marco van Basten and John van ‘t Schip have named four Feyenoord players in their provisional squad for the Dutch team’s friendly against Ireland, which is scheduled for Wednesday 16 August in Dublin. Henk Timmer, Ron Vlaar, Dirk Kuyt and Romeo Castelen are all included, as are former Feyenoorders Robin van Persie, Giovanni van Bronckhorst and George Boateng. The final squad is set to be named Friday 11 August.
The provisional squad is made up of the following players:
Goal: Maarten Stekelenburg (Ajax); Henk Timmer (Feyenoord); Edwin van der Sar (Manchester United).
Defence: Urby Emanuelson, John Heitinga (Ajax); Tim de Cler, Kew Jaliens, Joris Mathijsen, Gijs Luirink, Barry Opdam (AZ); Giovanni van Bronckhorst (Barcelona); Ron Vlaar (Feyenoord); Khalid Boulahrouz (HSV); Jan Kromkamp (Liverpool), André Ooijer (PSV).
Midfield: Hedwiges Maduro, Wesley Sneijder (Ajax); Stijn Schaars (AZ), Mark van Bommel (Barcelona); Nigel de Jong, Rafael van der Vaart (HSV); George Boateng (Middlesbrough); Denny Landzaat (Wigan Athletic)
Attack: Ryan Babel, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Ajax); Robin van Persie (Arsenal); Arjen Robben (Chelsea); Romeo Castelen, Dirk Kuyt (Feyenoord); Ruud van Nistelrooy (Real Madrid); Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink (PSV).