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Holland boss rests World Cup squad for friendly

By Gerrit van Leeuwen.   Last Updated: 28/07/10 11:07pm

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Van Marwijk: Rested regulars

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Holland coach Bert van Marwijk has rested almost his entire World Cup squad for the forthcoming friendly against Ukraine.

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Only reserve goalkeeper Michel Vorm has been called up to the 18-man party for the clash in Donetsk on 11th August.

Van Marwijk has elected to rest his regular players following their displays in South Africa, where they reached the final before going down 1-0 to Spain in extra time.

Chelsea's teenage defender Jeffrey Bruma has been included along with Celtic's Glenn Loovens.

Holland squad

Goalkeepers: Michel Vorm (FC Utrecht), Piet Velthuizen (Vitesse).

Defenders: Vurnon Anita (Ajax), Glenn Loovens (Celtic), Jeffrey Bruma (Chelsea), Erik Pieters (PSV), Ronnie Stam (FC Twente), Ron Vlaar (Feyenoord).

Midfielders: Otman Bakkal (PSV), Wout Brama (FC Twente), David Mendes da Silva (Red Bull Salzburg), Urby Emanuelson (Ajax), Orlando Engelaar (PSV), Theo Janssen (FC Twente), Siem de Jong (Ajax).

Forwards: Roy Beerens (SC Heerenveen), Jeremain Lens (PSV), Ricky van Wolfswinkel (FC Utrecht).

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