Dutch to leave Tottenham's Van der Vaart on 99 caps with shock axe

Tottenham star Rafael van der Vaart faces being dumped by Holland coach Bert van Marwijk. Former Liverpool attacker Dirk Kuyt and Everton defender Johnny Heitinga have also been axed.

Tottenham star Rafael van der Vaart faces being dumped by Holland coach Bert van Marwijk.

Former Liverpool attacker Dirk Kuyt and Everton defender Johnny Heitinga have also been axed.

A leaked document from the Dutch FA revealed the shock news that the three Premier League stars had been banished by Van Maarwijk, says The Sun.

Striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, who scored 12 goals in qualifying, has also been dumped according to Van Maarwijk’s post-tournament report following a disastrous Euro 2012 campaign.

Van der Vaart has 99 caps and will be denied the honour of making a century of international appearances.

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