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Tim Brown to miss Slovakia game

June 15, 2010
By Soccernet staff
New Zealand vice-captain Tim Brown has lost his race to be fit to face Slovakia in the team's first World Cup match on Tuesday - but should be ready for the next two Group F games.

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Midfielder Brown only arrived in South Africa last week after surgery on a broken shoulder in the warm-up against Australia and was always doubtful for Tuesday's match.

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