Netherlands news

Robin van Persie suffers injury scare

September 12, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie was taken out of the Netherland's World Cup qualifying match vs. Hungary with a thigh injury, although Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal said Van Persie was not badly hurt.

"It does not seem to be too serious, but we did not want to take any risks," Van Gaal told Dutch broadbaster SBS6.

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Van Persie was replaced by Klaas-Jan Huntelaar at half-time during the 4-1 win, after taking two ...

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