Rising Star

The Scotsman hails Kiwi Ryan Nelsen as one of the British Premiere League’s hottest signings. “Nelsen has proven an unbridled success since his arrival from Major League Soccer side DC United in January on a free transfer, to such an extent current employers Blackburn are already in talks with regard to extending his contract.” Nelsen, who is tipped to be the next All Whites captain, hopes his success will encourage players back home to hone their skills abroad: “Hopefully I’ve opened up some doors for other people coming over because there are a few young guys coming through the ranks that have actually got a lot of talent.”  


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