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Van Nistelrooy not in Dutch plans
May 3rd, 2010 5:10PM

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[WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] style="font-weight: bold;">Ruud van Nistelrooy's bid for an international comeback ended when he was not included in Dutch national team coach Bert van Marwijk's plans for a pair of training camps that Oranje World Cup hopefuls will attend next week.

Van Nistelrooy, who joined German club Hamburg this season from Real Madrid, announced his international retirement after Euro 2008 but later said he wanted to still play for the national team.

Excused from the camp were Inter Milan's Wesley Sneijder and the Bayern Munich duo of Arjen Robben and Mark van Bommel, who will meet in the UEFA Champions League final on May 22 in Madrid.

AC Milan's Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Real Madrid's Rafael van der Vaart, who is injured, will also miss the camp. (Their league seasons won't end until May 16.)

Two newcomers will attend the camp: Jeremain Lens, 22, from AZ Alkmaar and Ajax's Curacao-born Vurnon Anita, 21.

Netherlands Roster (Updated):
Netherlands 30

Goalkeepers     Team
Sander Boschker    FC Twente
Maarten Stekelenburg    Ajax
Michel Vorm    FC Utrecht
Defenders
Khalid Boulahrouz    VfB Stuttgart
Joris Mathijsen    Hamburg
Andre Ooijer    PSV
Giovanni van Bronckhorst    Feyenoord
Gregory van der Wiel    Ajax
Ron Vlaar    Feyenoord
Midfielders
Ibrahim Afellay    PSV
Vurnon Anita    Ajax
Otman Bakkal    PSV
Edson Braafheid    Celtic
Wout Brama    FC Twente
Demy de Zeeuw    Ajax
Orlando Engelaar    PSV
John Heitinga    Everton
Nigel de Jong    Man. City
Stijn Schaars    AZ
David Mendes da Silva    AZ
Rafael van der Vaart Real Madrid
Wesley Sneijder Inter Milan
Mark van Bommel Bayern Munich
Forwards
Ryan Babel    Liverpool
Eljero Elia    Hamburg
Dirk Kuyt    Liverpool
Robin van Persie    Arsenal
Jeremain Lens    AZ
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar AC Milan
Arjen Robben Bayern Munich



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