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Nelsen Returns To Ewood

Nelsen Returns To Ewood

In accordance to the arrangement Blackburn Rovers had with New Zealand for our skipper Ryan Nelsen to go to Beijing he will now return to Ewood Park for the new season.

Rovers agreed to let Nelsen join up with the Kiwi's for their opening two matches at the Olympic Games (a 1-1 draw with China and a 5-0 defeat to Brazil on Sunday) on the understanding that the 30-year-old would return after these. Paul Ince will now be able to call upon God to lead us in our opening Premier League match with Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday.


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Writer:Walker
Date:Monday August 11 2008
Time: 7:27PM

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Everyone benefited from this, by allowing him to play in the opening two matches Nelsen got to fulfil his Olympic dream and we got to have him back in time for the start of the season.
Walker
11/08/2008 19:29:00
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lol this may sound a bit harsh cus i fink nelson is a quality defender i am kind of upset he is back cus i wanted to see how dunn would of dunn captaining us agaist everton o well there is always next time
Lets Do The Samba
11/08/2008 19:52:00
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Glad he will be back for the start of the campaign. And I'm also glad that Ince didn't stand in his way of going.
FreidelNo.1
11/08/2008 22:10:00
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Glad ur back skipp, Ooijer just doesn't do it for me n Samba looks half the man without you too!! get em sorted!!
mani13963
11/08/2008 23:02:00
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Im glad Nelson is back, i would like to see him and Ooijer together for a bit at the back, Samba is good but Andre had a good Euro's, deserves his chance i reckon
Clint
12/08/2008 07:41:00
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I agree with Clint. Oojier started all but one game for the Dutch, yet he struggles to get into the Rovers side. He is a more solid defender than Samba (in my opinion). However, saying such, we wouldn't have much pace at the back...
Decimus Poole
12/08/2008 08:45:00
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Not as good as Nelson but I think Kizi is better than Oooijer at centre half reads the game really well and makes very few errors..like samba and andre
oztheman
12/08/2008 09:33:00
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Great news, our rock is back, clean sheet time baby, oh wait friedel aint there anymore lol, comon robbo
sasman
12/08/2008 11:12:00
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Great news. Blackburn's best defender and our leader. The first to come out and declare his loyalty when Hughes left... welcome back Ryan.
MikeyGamst
12/08/2008 14:17:00
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Ooijer is a good reader of the game as well I like Zurab too but he is back up to Samba and Ooijer and fills in a rite back. At present we have at least 5 good centre backs in Nelsen, Ooijer, Samba, Zurab and Mokeona - all can do a job at this level. Oojier cannot be a regular in one of the worlds top international teams by not being good, as he was gettin in the team ahead of some very good players
Clint
12/08/2008 14:26:00
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