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FIFA World Cup 2010: New Zealand 23 Man Squad

New Zealand have named their 23 man squad which is to fly to South Africa to compete in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

The New Zealand coach, Ricki Herbert, has named a 23 man squad which features mainly antipodean-based players who ply their trade in New Zealand or Australia, though there are seats on the plane for the USA based Jeremy Christie (Tampa Bay) as well as several British based players, and defender Winston Reid who plays in Denmark.

New Zealand will have a tough time progressing from their group, Group F, as it contains holding champs Italy as well as Paraguay and Slovakia.

New Zealand 23 Man Squad – FIFA World Cup 2010

1Mark PASTON13/12/1976GKWellington Phoenix (NZL)195
2Ben SIGMUND03/02/1981DFWellington Phoenix (NZL)187
3Tony LOCHHEAD12/01/1982DFWellington Phoenix (NZL)183
4Winston REID03/07/1988DFMidtjylland (DEN)190
5Ivan VICELICH03/09/1976DFAuckland City (NZL)193
6Ryan NELSEN18/10/1977DFBlackburn Rovers (ENG)185
7Simon ELLIOTT10/06/1974MFno club affiliation (UNK)180
8Tim BROWN06/03/1981MFWellington Phoenix (NZL)185
9Shane SMELTZ29/09/1981FWGold Coast United (AUS)184
10Chris KILLEN08/10/1981FWMiddlesbrough (ENG)188
11Leo BERTOS20/12/1981MFWellington Phoenix (NZL)177
12Glen MOSS19/01/1983GKMelbourne Victory (AUS)188
13Andy BARRON24/12/1980MFTeam Wellington (NZL)178
14Rory FALLON20/03/1982FWPlymouth Argyle (ENG)191
15Michael McGLINCHEY07/01/1987MFMotherwell (SCO)173
16Aaron CLAPHAM15/01/1987MFCanterbury Utd. (NZL)172
17Dave MULLIGAN24/03/1982MFno club affiliation (UNK)173
18Andy BOYENS18/09/1983DFNew York Red Bulls (USA)192
19Tommy SMITH31/03/1990DFIpswich Town (ENG)187
20Chris WOOD07/12/1991FWWest Bromwich Albion (ENG)191
21Jeremy CHRISTIE22/05/1983MFTampa Bay (USA)180
22Jeremy BROCKIE07/10/1987FWNewcastle United Jets (AUS)182
23James BANNATYNE30/06/1975GKTeam Wellington (NZL)195

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