UEFA World Cup qualifying

Holland recalls Rafael van der Vaart

October 5, 2012
By Press Association
Rafael van der Vaart was recalled to the Holland squad Friday for the World Cup qualifiers against Andorra and Romania after proving his fitness to coach Louis van Gaal.

Van der Vaart sat out recent wins over Turkey and Hungary after suffering a disrupted preseason because of his move from Tottenham to Hamburg.

But he, along with fellow established internationals Nigel de Jong and Ibrahim Afellay, have been included for the doubleheader later this month.

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