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Nelsen Out For Much Of The Autumn

Nelsen Out For Much Of The Autumn

I have just realised that our captain will be the other side of the world for much of October and November.

As captain of New Zealand he is committed to playing in their games on October 13th and 17th, he will then be back with us (with jet lag?) before returning to New Zealand for games on November 17th and 21st. There is no doubt we will miss him.

My worry is that this will cost us points and at the end of the season we will not be as high in the table as we deserve.

Ryan is a very patriotic Kiwi so wants to play these matches. Evidently Fifa rules are such that B.R. cannot prevent him playing anyway. (Sorry Samba but this makes me all the more pleased that your country did not qualify, selfish I know but that's what comes of being passionate about Blackburn Rovers.)


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Writer:r.waterfall
Date:Tuesday September 11 2007
Time: 11:57AM

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Quality article r.waterfall, thanks for submitting it and making me (and us) aware of this.
Hughes Da Man
11/09/2007 11:59:00
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This is a MASSIVE blow for Rovers, and isn't something that I had realised or thought about!!!
The Wall (Samba) is awesome, but God (Nelsen) holds the back line together, so as much as others do a job when they come in God is almost irreplaceable.
Hughes Da Man
11/09/2007 12:00:00
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God is irreplaceable full stop. He wont be gone for as long as you think but still a big blow but we cant stop him.
MikeyGamst
11/09/2007 12:20:00
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guys, we shouldnt have many games in this period anyway. Its an official game, meaning that england will probably have games in that time period also. These are international dates, we wont be the only club affected, but im sure there are limited games in this time
sasman
11/09/2007 13:47:00
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Are we not confident in our cover? Oojier, Zurab, Henchoz. Granted he will be a massive loss, any team losing their captain is a massive loss, but I feel we have the quality cover. I am surprisingly optimistic about this. Must be the weather...
Decimus Poole
11/09/2007 14:08:00
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I would prefer Zurab I reckon.... brain meets brawn with Samba and the Monk!!!!
MikeyGamst
11/09/2007 14:38:00
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id rather the axe compared with that lot, ooijer prob the most capable of the 3, but henchoz, way past his use by date, and zurab i never rated
sasman
11/09/2007 14:56:00
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Axe is a terrible CB... Zurab for me...
MikeyGamst
11/09/2007 15:09:00
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Zurab would get my vote. Mokena is an awful Centre Half...
Decimus Poole
11/09/2007 16:53:00
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I'm not as confident in the cover as I am God in the first place.
It is true they might be official International windows but its the traveling involved that might well take its toll as well, I think that is more what r.waterfall is getting at?!?!
Hughes Da Man
11/09/2007 23:21:00
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