Nistelrooy, Bommel not in Dutch squad
Dutch coach Marco van on Friday left striker Ruud van Nistelrooy and midfielder Mark van Bommel out of his squad to play in Dublin.india Updated: Aug 14, 2006 11:43 IST
Dutch coach Marco van on Friday left striker Ruud van Nistelrooy and midfielder Mark van Bommel out of his squad to play the Republic of Ireland in Dublin next Wednesday.
Striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, who was left out of the World Cup squad in Germany, has been included in the 18-man lineup, the Dutch football federation (KNWB) confirmed.
Edwin van der Sar (Manchester United/ENG), Henk Timmer (AZ Alkmaar)
Tim de Cler (AZ Alkmaar), Urby Emanuelson (Ajax), John Heitinga (Ajax), Kew Jaliens (AZ Alkmaar), Joris Mathijsen (AZ Alkmaar), Andre Ooijer (PSV Eindhoven),
Nigel de Jong (Hamburg/GER), Denny Landzaat (AZ Alkmaar), Stijn Schaars (AZ Alkmaar), Wesley Sneijder (Ajax), Rafael van der Vaart (Hamburg/GER)
Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Ajax), Dirk Kuyt (Feyenoord), Robin van Persie (Arsenal/ENG), Arjen Robben (Chelsea/ENG), Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink (PSV Eindhoven).