Dasey: New Zealand's quality soccer exports

April 15, 2008
By Jason Dasey
From New Zealand to the United States and on to the English Premier League, it's a long and unlikely path that a growing number of players from the so-called 'Shaky Isles' are following.

Ryan Nelsen went to Blackburn Rovers from Christchurch via Washington DC while Wellington-born Simon Elliott had stops in Los Angeles and Columbus before ending up at Fulham.

Now, other New Zealanders are looking at America's MLS as a possible means of passage to Europe.



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