New Zealand News
Blackburn Rovers captain Ryan Nelsen will wear a black armband against Aston Villa as a tribute to those who have died in an earthquake in his hometown Christchurch.
New Zealand coach Ricki Herbert has named 21 of the players he took to the World Cup for the upcoming friendlies against Honduras and Paraguay.
Ricki Herbert has signed a new two-year contract to remain as New Zealand coach on Monday as reward for an undefeated camapign at the 2010 World Cup.
West Ham are on the brink of completing a deal to bring New Zealand World Cup defender Winston Reid to Upton Park for a fee in the region of £4 million.
New Zealand boss Ricki Herbert said he was delighted with his players after they exited the World Cup with three draws.
New Zealand coach Ricki Herbert admits his players will be as nervous as the fans in Thursday's potentially history-making World Cup clash against Paraguay.
Roque Santa Cruz believes Paraguay's current crop of players are the best in the nation's history and insists they are determined to achieve their goal of reaching the quarter-finals.
New Zealand boss Ricki Herbert believes his side can cause a major upset against defending champions Italy on Sunday.
New Zealand coach Ricki Herbert had words of praise for his side's attitude as they picked up a 1-1 draw with a 92nd minute goal against Slovakia.
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.