Dutch World Cup hopes received a significant boost today when coach Bert Van Marwijk revealed that he will include Arjen Robben in the 23-man squad the Netherlands sends to the tournament which kicks off in South Africa next week.
The mercurial winger's status had been in serious doubt for the last 24 hours after he received a hamstring injury in the Netherland's 6-1 demolition of Hungary on Saturday.
DURBAN, South Africa (AP) -- The Netherlands reached the quarterfinals of the World Cup when standouts Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder scored in each half of a 2-1 victory over Slovakia on Monday. The Oranje went ahead in the 18th ... Read Post
If Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk had slapped down Nigel de Jong after the World Cup final, Hatem Ben Arfa might now not be facing six months out with a broken leg. Read Post