Davids, Van Bommel and Makaay out of Dutch squad

November 4, 2005
By Theo Ruizenaar
ZEIST, Netherlands, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Striker Roy Makaay, and midfielders Edgar Davids and Mark van Bommel do not appear to feature in coach Marco van Basten's plans after being dropped from the Dutch squad.

Netherlands, who qualified unbeaten for next year's World Cup finals in Germany, host Italy in a friendly international on Nov. 12 in Amsterdam.

'I picked 22 players and so have two players for every position' Van Basten told a news conference on Friday.

'The ...

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