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Van der Vaart added to Dutch squad

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Midfielder Rafael van der Vaart has been added to the Netherlands squad for the midweek friendly against France. The Hamburg playmaker initially missed out on selection for Wednesday's clash after being sidelined with an ankle injury... Read more

Van der Vaart set for injury lay-off

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Hamburg captain Rafael van der Vaart has been ruled out for up to three weeks with a torn ankle ligament. The Netherlands international was taken off after 52 minutes in the 4-2 defeat to Eintracht Braunschweig on Saturday... Read more

Van der Vaart set for return

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Hamburg captain Rafael van der Vaart will return to training on Tuesday having been sidelined with an ankle injury since mid-November... Read more

Van der Vaart injury worries eased

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Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal has eased fears over the seriousness of an ankle injury Rafael van der Vaart suffered on Tuesday. The Hamburg skipper was hurt in a heavy tackle during his country's goalless draw with Colombia in Amsterdam... Read more

Sneijder gets Netherlands recall

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Wesley Sneijder, Maarten Stekelenburg and Rafael van der Vaart are among the inclusions for Netherlands' World Cup qualifiers next week... Read more