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Robben out for opening game!

Arjen Robben is set to miss the Group C opener against Italy on Monday after picking up a groin injury.

The 24-year-old Real Madrid winger sustained the problem in a closed training session this morning. 'In the first place, this is obviously a huge setback for Arjen himself,' said Marco van Basten. 'But also for the team this is a huge blow, as we have already lost Ryan Babel in that position. Together with the medical staff, Arjen will work very hard on his recovery and we really hope he can rejoin the team very quickly.'

Robben's form in the build-up to the finals had been highly promising. He produced an outstanding display in the 1-1 draw with Denmark, setting up a Ruud van Nistelrooy goal and scored his ninth goal in 33 internationals against Wales four days later.

With this news I think the starting XI against Italy will be...

Van Der Sar

Ooijer, Heitinga, Mathijsen, van Bronckhorst

Sneijder, Engelaar, Van Der Vaart

Kuyt, Van Nistelrooy, Afellay




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Date:Saturday June 7 2008

Time: 8:05PM

Your Comments

damn - another joining Van Persie on the sidelines!
Al Billy
you seen Van Der Vaart's other half - feckin lovely!
Al Billy
few chuckles down the road at SB then!
Putney
Van Der Vaart's wife is stunning!! Dutch actress and tv presenter i think.
oranje_emu
Robben injured - now there is a surprise!
merlin
Merlin, that was my exact comment. Honestly, I'm glad we sold him!
Fan of Blues
He was in my fantasy football team incosiderate git
howrad
 

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