Nelsen keen to continue for All Whites

23 November 2010 11:00
Blackburn defender Ryan Nelsen will only end his international career if it starts to affect his form. Rovers boss Sam Allardyce has urged the 33-year-old New Zealand skipper to think seriously about the rigours of trying to combine his duties for club and country as he enters the latter stages of his career. However, while Nelsen is aware that he could face a big decision at some point in the future, he is happy to continue fighting on both fronts for the time being. He told the Lancashire Telegraph: "I would just like to finish it on my terms and when I feel that's being detrimental to Blackburn or vice versa, then I think it will be time to call it quits. "But at the moment, I feel really good, my body feels good and I feel fit. I'm still motivated to play so at the moment, the time is not right. "Maybe in six months, a year, two years, I don't know, that could be completely different."

Source: PA

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