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
The Dutch—2010 World Cup runners-up—go into this tournament as one of the favorites, a list that includes Spain, Germany, Italy and France. The Squad The following 23-man squad is what the Dutch manager, Bert van Marwijk, has pooled... Read Post