Queens Park Rangers - Ryan NELSEN
UK time is: 23:09:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Ryan NELSEN

D.O.B.

18/10/1977

Birthplace

Christchurch, New Zealand

Height

1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)

Position

DC

Signed

18/06/2012

Fee

Free Transfer

Former Clubs

Christchurch United, DC United, Blackburn Rovers, Tottenham Hotspur

International

New Zealand

Pen Pic

New Zealand international captain Ryan Nelsen started off life in his native Christchurch where he played for three years before making the move to the USA in 1998.

He transferred to the nation's capital to play for DC United. He made 81 appearances over four years and alerted then Blackburn boss Mark Hughes.

Hughes signed him up and tied him down to a three-year deal at Ewood Park. After making over 170 appearances and helping the club into Europe, Harry Redknapp signed the New Zealand skipper to sure up Spurs' finish to the campaign.

Nelsen hardly featured in a disastrous conclusion for Spurs as he was released and picked up quickly by Hughes to reunite the pair this time at Loftus Road.

He was instrumental in a mini-revival under Harry Redknapp culminating in a goalless draw at home to champions Manchester City, before leaving to manage Toronto in the MLS midway through the campaign.

Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 1 - 0 Ipswich
Q.P.R. 1 - 1 Wolves
Rotherham 0 - 3 Q.P.R.
Blackburn 1 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 1 - 2 Hull City
Q.P.R. 1 - 1 Huddersfield

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Brentford 29 11 7 11 -1 40
12. Wolves 30 10 10 10 -1 40
13. Preston 29 9 11 9 -1 38
14. Q.P.R. 30 9 11 10 -2 38
15. Reading 30 9 9 12 0 36
16. Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 -5 36
17. Blackburn 28 6 13 9 0 31

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

RUFC - Millers Appoint Warnock
Rotherham : 11/02/2016 22:23:01
Meaghan Sargeant Signs New Deal
Birmingham : 11/02/2016 21:09:01
LUFC Evans not wanting to talk about possible loan deals
Leeds Utd : 11/02/2016 20:00:01
LUFC Latest on injured trio
Leeds Utd : 11/02/2016 19:51:01
Afobe Hits Back
Wolves : 11/02/2016 19:02:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MotM v Ipswich
Suggested By:  
Smithies 27%
Perch 0%
Onuoha 0%
Hall 12%
Konchesky 0%
Phillips 12%
Faurlin 0%
Luongo 25%
Hoilett 12%
Washington 0%
Polter 0%
Tozser 0%
Mackie 0%
El-Khayati 12%