The view from the Netherlands

Netherlands' outsiders

October 11, 2011
By Ernst Bouwes
In this international week, the Dutch squad sports two special cases in Jeffrey Bruma and Tim Krul. As both left for England at a young age, they have never played a professional league game in their native country. They are among the many talents who travelled but among the few who made it. This is the story of seven other outsiders, who wore the orange jersey without ever playing in the Dutch league.

Apart from Law Adam - who played for Grasshoppers when at University in Zurich but remained ...

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