Phoenix goalkeeper Paston to retire

March 31, 2013
Goalkeeper Mark Paston will call time on his professional soccer career when the Wellington Phoenix conclude their A-League season against the Melbourne Victory at home on Sunday.

But the 36-year-old New Zealander is keeping the door "slightly ajar" as far as international football is concerned.

The prospect of playing on until the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is an enticing one, but he says that tournament is still some way off and his immediate plan is to take a few months off.
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