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Tottenham star van der Vaart still wary of England despite injuries

The loss of Chelsea's Frank Lampard is a big blow to England's Euro2012 chances but Rafael van der Vaart still feels they have enough quality players for them to be a threat.

The Tottenham attacker, who is preparing for Holland's group opener against Denmark in Kharkiv on Saturday, feels that the Three Lions can cope without the midfield veteran who will miss the tournament with a thigh injury sustained last week.

"They still have a great team," the Spurs star said.

"It's a pity for them that Lampard is injured, but they have so many good players.

"They have a new manager, so maybe they'll play a little bit different now.

"England are always a danger to play against.

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Andrew Slevison
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