Asked whether he could be congratulated after Saturday’s 2-1 win against AZ, Giovanni van Bronckhorst said that he would ...
Dutch national coach Marco van Basten has included Dirk Kuyt in his squad for the Netherlands’ World Cup double-header at the end of the month. The Dutch take on Romania in Bucharest on 26 March, before heading back home to lock horns with Armenia in Eindhoven four days later. Romeo Castelen has been left out of the final twenty by Van Basten despite being in the provision squad. The Dutch lead Qualifying Group One ahead of Romania on goal difference
Full Dutch squad
Keepers: Van der Sar (Fulham), Timmer (AZ)
Defenders: Bouhlarouz (Hamburg), Bouma (PSV), Van Bronckhorst
(Barcelona), Heitinga (Ajax), Melchiot (Birmingham City), Kromkamp (AZ), Mathijsen (AZ).
Midfielders: Van Bommel (PSV), Cocu (PSV), Landzaat (AZ), Maduro (Ajax), Sneijder (Ajax), Van der Vaart (Ajax)
Attackers: Babel (Ajax), KUYT (Feyenoord), Meerdink (AZ), Robben (Chelsea),
Van Nistelrooij (Manchester United).