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Rafael van der Vaart, John Heitinga & Dirk Kuyt named in Netherlands squad for Euro 2012 qualifiers against Moldova & Sweden

Rafael van der Vaart, John Heitinga & Dirk Kuyt named in Netherlands squad for Euro 2012 qualifiers against Moldova & Sweden

Bert van Marwijk names Premier League trio...

Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk has announced his squad for the upcoming Euro 2012 qualifiers against Moldova on October 8 and against Sweden four days later.

Tottenham midfielder Rafael van der Vaart, Everton defender John Heitinga have been called up, while Liverpool's Dirk Kuyt is also named after returning from injury.

Van Marwijk will have to make do without key players such as Arjen Robben and Robin van Persie due to injury, while defenders Ron Vlaar and Hedwiges Maduro are unavailable due to injury too.

Twente defender Peter Wisgerhof has been called up to replace the aforementioned duo. The 30-year-old has never represented Holland at senior level before.

Oranje have collected six points from their opening two games. They defeated San Marino and Finland to make a perfect start to their Euro 2012 qualifying campaign.

Goalkeepers: Maarten Stekelenburg (Ajax), Piet Velthuizen (Hercules), Michel Vorm (FC Utrecht)

Defenders: Khalid Boulahrouz (Stuttgart), Peter Wisgerhof (Twente), John Heitinga (Everton), Joris Mathijsen (Hamburg), Gregory van der Wiel (Ajax), Vurnon Anita (Ajax), Erik Pieters (PSV)

Midfielders: Ibrahim Afellay (PSV), Mark van Bommel (Bayern Munich), Theo Janssen (Twente), Nigel de Jong (Manchester City), Stijn Schaars (AZ), Wesley Sneijder (Inter), Rafael van der Vaart (Tottenham Hotspur), Demy de Zeeuw (Ajax)

Attackers: Eljero Elia (Hamburg), Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Schalke 04), Dirk Kuyt (Liverpool), Jeremain Lens (PSV), Ruud van Nistelrooy (Hamburg)

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