Previous
Japan
England
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
New York Red Bulls
New York Cosmos
11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Sporting Kansas City
FC Dallas
12:30 AM GMT Jul 2, 2015
Game Details
Real Salt Lake
Portland Timbers
2:00 AM GMT Jul 2, 2015
Game Details
San Jose Earthquakes
LA Galaxy
2:30 AM GMT Jul 2, 2015
Game Details
Mexico
Honduras
1:30 AM GMT Jul 2, 2015
Game Details
B36 Torshavn
T.N.S.
6:00 PM GMT
Leg 1
Game Details
Huracán
Independiente Rivadavia
9:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Next

Van der Vaart unhappy with treatment

Rafael Van der Vaart has hit back in the face of criticism following his controversial substitution at the weekend, with the Dutchman unhappy about Tottenham's apparent failure to let him play 90 minutes.

Van der Vaart was taken off with 18 minutes remaining of Spurs' 0-0 draw with West Ham. Instead of taking his place on the bench, the forward went straight down the tunnel - actions which angered manager Harry Redknapp.

"I didn't like that at all,'' Redknapp added. "If you are part of a team I think you should stay and watch the game. I will speak to him about it. He is a good lad. I just wanted to make a substitution."

Van der Vaart did not speak to Redknapp after the game and has since returned to his native Netherlands for international duty. The former Real Madrid man feels the furore will blow over, but is far from happy with how he is being handled.

"I read that Harry Redknapp wanted a conversation with me, but I had to return to the Netherlands so I did not see him," he said. "Tottenham should not be angry with me. I also did the same thing against AC Milan [in the Champions League].

"I played well, and did not find the substitution necessary. Often I like to play 90 minutes, but at Spurs that hardly ever happens.

"I am away for 10 days. When I return it is likely to have blown over."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.