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New Zealand Ryan NELSEN


Record at FIFA Tournaments
Olympic Football Tournament Final2008, 2012502300000
FIFA Confederations Cup1999, 2003600600200
FIFA World Cup™ Final2010303000200
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifier2010, 201416121320100
Men's Olympic Football Tournament
2008Shanghai 13/08/2008New Zealand NZL0:1 (0:1)BEL BelgiumFirst stage
2008Shenyang 10/08/2008New Zealand NZL0:5 (0:2)BRA BrazilFirst stage
2008Shenyang 07/08/2008China PR CHN1:1 (0:0)NZL New ZealandFirst stage
FIFA Confederations Cup
1999Guadalajara 24/07/1999New Zealand NZL1:2 (0:1)USA USAGroup matches
FIFA World Cup™
2010Polokwane 24/06/2010Paraguay PAR0:0NZL New ZealandFirst stage
2010Nelspruit 20/06/2010Italy ITA1:1 (1:1)NZL New ZealandFirst stage
2010Rustenburg 15/06/2010New Zealand NZL1:1 (0:0)SVK SlovakiaFirst stage
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers
2014Christchurch 16/10/2012New Zealand NZL3:0 (1:0)TAH TahitiRound Three
2014Auckland 11/09/2012New Zealand NZL6:1 (2:0)SOL Solomon IslandsRound Three
2014Noumea 07/09/2012New Caledonia NCL0:2 (0:1)NZL New ZealandRound Three
2010Wellington 14/11/2009New Zealand NZL1:0 (1:0)BHR BahrainPlay-off
2010Riffa 10/10/2009Bahrain BHR0:0NZL New ZealandPlay-off
2010Auckland 10/09/2008New Zealand NZL3:0 (0:0)NCL New CaledoniaSecond stage
2010Noumea 06/09/2008New Caledonia NCL1:3 (0:1)NZL New ZealandSecond stage
2006Adelaide 06/06/2004Fiji FIJ0:2 (0:1)NZL New ZealandSecond stage
2006Adelaide 04/06/2004New Zealand NZL10:0 (5:0)TAH TahitiSecond stage
2006Adelaide 02/06/2004New Zealand NZL2:4 (0:1)VAN VanuatuSecond stage
2002Sydney 24/06/2001Australia AUS4:1 (2:1)NZL New ZealandPlay-off
2002Wellington 20/06/2001New Zealand NZL0:2 (0:1)AUS AustraliaPlay-off
2002Auckland 13/06/2001New Zealand NZL7:0 (5:0)VAN VanuatuFirst stage
2002Auckland 11/06/2001Solomon Islands SOL1:5 (0:2)NZL New ZealandFirst stage
2002Auckland 08/06/2001New Zealand NZL2:0 (0:0)COK Cook IslandsFirst stage
2002Auckland 06/06/2001Tahiti TAH0:5 (0:1)NZL New ZealandFirst stage

Latest News


  • New Zealand captain Ryan Nelsen looks on during a New Zealand All Whites training session
  • Stanislav Sestak of Slovakia is challenged by Ryan Nelsen (C) and Ivan Vicelich (L) of New Zealand
  • New Zealand captain Ryan Nelsen (L) leaves the pitch with team staff after their draw against Slovakia
  • New Zealand's defender Ryan Nelsen acknowledges the crowd after their draw against Slovakia
  • Ryan Nelsen of Queens Park Rangers is tackled by Fernando Torres of Chelsea
  • Ryan Nelsen of Queens Park Rangers scores his team's first goal
  • Mikel Arteta of Arsenal pokes the ball past Ryan Nelsen of QPR to score
  • Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal is closed down by Stephane Mbia (R), Ryan Nelsen & Jose Bosingwa
  • Chelsea's Florent Malouda (2nd R) vies with Blackburn's Ryan Nelsen
  • Blackburn Rovers' Ryan Nelsen (R) vies with Liverpool's David Ngog
  • Blackburn Rovers' Ryan Nelsen (R) vies with Manchester United's Wayne Rooney
  • Ryan Nelsen of Blackburn Rovers tangles with Nani of Manchester United
  • Ryan Nelsen, Captain of the All Whites speaks to the media
  • Ryan Nelsen, Captain of the All Whites poses
  • Ryan Nelsen of New Zealand receives a yellow card from Referee Carlos Batres
  • Ryan Nelsen of New Zealand feels his toe