Dutch crush youthful Northern Ireland
- From the section Football
Robin van Persie and Ibrahim Afellay each scored twice as the Netherlands hammered an inexperienced Northern Ireland side 6-0 at the Amsterdam Arena.
Wesley Sneijder and Ron Vlaar were also on target for the Dutch as they warmed up for the Euro 2012 finals.
Daniel Lafferty, James McPake and Will Grigg made their senior debuts for Northern Ireland.