Winger Arjen Robben said he was happy to be back in the Netherlands squad after spending the last round of international fixtures swearing in front of the television set.
The Netherlands beat Australia Wednesday in Porto Alegre to qualify for the second round of the World Cup, after Chile beat Spain 2-0. But coach Louis van Gaal and his players were not completely satisfied.
Guus Hiddink will return as coach of the Dutch football team after the 2014 World Cup, Dutch media reported on Monday.
Dutch second-level club SC Veendam was declared bankrupt Monday, which means Dutch football loses yet another professional club.
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