Posted: Friday March 15, 2013 4:57 PM

Sneijder, Van der Vaart back in Netherlands squad

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AMSTERDAM (AP) -Experienced midfielders Wesley Sneijder and Rafael van der Vaart have returned to the Netherlands squad for World Cup qualifiers against Estonia and Romania.

Both players are back in form after recovering from injury. Sneijder spent months on the sidelines and was then in dispute with his club before moving from Inter Milan to Galatasaray in Turkey.

Feyenoord midfielder Tonny Vilhena is the only uncapped player selected Friday in coach Louis van Gaal's 23-man squad.

The Netherlands, World Cup runner-up in 2010, has won all four of its qualifiers and tops Group D. The team plays Estonia next Friday and Romania on March 26. Both matches are at Amsterdam Arena.
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