Key Players Back For All Whites

Publish Date
Thursday, 29 September 2016, 9:23PM
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The All Whites have recalled two key defenders for next week's tour of the USA.

Captain Winston Reid and Phoenix skipper Andrew Durante have been named in the squad for the games against the USA and Mexico.

Reid hasn't played for New Zealand since the one all draw against Myanmar in July of last year, while Durante last wore the white jersey in September 2014.

Coach Anthony Hudson said it's pleasing to be able to recall such key players.

"We've got four or five players who have not been with us for a long time and are coming back - Winston is obviously the main one. We're pleased - we've got a good squad."

Goalkeeper Glen Moss has been overlooked with Stefan Marinovic, Tamati Williams and Jake Gleeson selected.

Netherlands based midfielder Ryan Thomas has also been recalled, having overcome a broken leg earlier this year.

Chesterfield defender Liam Graham is the only new cap in the squad, while injuries ruled out Bill Tuiloma, Thomas Doyle, Louis Fenton and Storm Roux.

All Whites squad for the Tour of USA

Stefan Marinovic (SpVgg Unterhaching, Germany) 8, 0 
Tamati Williams (RKC Waalwijk, Netherlands) 1, 0 
Jake Gleeson (Portland Timbers FC, USA) 8, 0

Andrew Durante (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand) 9, 0 
Sam Brotherton (Wisconsin University, USA) 6, 0 
Michael Boxall (SuperSport Utd, South Africa) 17, 0 
Kip Colvey (San Jose Earthquakes FC, USA) 4, 0 
Themi Tzimopoulos (PAS Giannina FC, Greece) 6, 1 
Winston Reid © (West Ham Utd FC, England) 19, 1 
Declan Wynne (Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Canada) 3, 0
Liam Graham (Chesterfield FC, England) 0, 0  

Clayton Lewis (Auckland City FC, New Zealand) 3, 0 
Michael McGlinchey (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand) 38, 4 
Matt Ridenton (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand) 2, 0 
Te Atawhai Wihongi (Auckland City FC, New Zealand) 3, 0 
Henry Cameron (Blackpool FC, England) 1, 0 
Moses Dyer (Eastern Suburbs AFC, New Zealand) 4, 0 
Ryan Thomas (PEC Zwolle, Netherlands) 5, 0

Kosta Barbarouses (Wellington Phoenix, New Zealand) 33, 3
Chris Wood (Leeds Utd, England) 42, 18 
Monty Patterson (Ipswich Town FC, England) 5, 0 
Marco Rojas (Melbourne Victory FC, Australia) 26, 1 
Rory Fallon (Truro City FC, England) 23, 6

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