Injured Van der Vaart pulls out of Dutch squad

Updated: Feb 28, 2012, 09:37 AM IST

Amsterdam: The Dutch football association (KNVB) said in a statement on Monday that the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder sustained an ankle injury on Sunday during the 5-2 defeat at Arsenal.

Van der Vaart is the second Dutch player to pull out after goalkeeper Michel Vorm withdrew with illness.

Bureau Report