Pearson given Scotland chance
By Simon Fudge
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The 21-year-old, who has attracted the interest of Scottish Premier League rivals Celtic, will replace Norwich City's Kevin Harper in the squad.
The German coach's announcement also confirmed that captain Paul Lambert will miss the crucial two-leg encounter against the Dutch with an ankle injury.
Vogts has also brought in Preston North End goalkeeper Jonathan Gould in place of Dunfermline Athletic's Derek Stillie.
The former Celtic number one has not played for his country since the friendly defeat to Australia in November 2000.
Rangers defender Maurice Ross returns to the squad following a suspension from the final group qualifier against Lithuania last month.
Scotland face Dick Advocaat's side in the first leg at Hampden Park on November 15 before clashing again in the Amsterdam ArenA in the second leg on November 19.
Scotland squad to face Holland:
Neil Alexander (Cardiff City), Rab Douglas (Celtic), Jonathan Gould (Preston North End); Graham Alexander (Preston North End), Steven Caldwell (Newcastle United), Christian Dailly (West Ham United), Jackie McNamara (Celtic), Steven Pressley (Hearts), Maurice Ross (Rangers), Andy Webster (Hearts), Lee Wilkie (Dundee); Colin Cameron (Wolves), Paul Devlin (Watford), Barry Ferguson (Blackburn Rovers), Darren Fletcher (Manchester United), Gary Naysmith (Everton), Stephen Pearson (Motherwell), Gavin Rae (Dundee); Stephen Crawford (Dunfermline Athletic), Paul Dickov (Leicester City), Andy Gray (Bradford City), Don Hutchison (West Ham United), Neil McCann (Southampton), James McFadden (Everton), Kenny Miller (Wolves)