Smith in New Zealand Squad
Thursday, 9th Feb 2012 09:24
Town defender Tommy Smith has been named in the New Zealand squad for their home friendly against Jamaica on Wednesday 29th February. The 21-year-old has previously won eight full caps, which include all three games at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
The Blues have refused to give permission for Smith to play for New Zealand’s U23s in Olympics qualifiers which take place next month as they clash with domestic fixtures.
New Zealand: Jake Gleeson (Portland Timbers), Mark Paston (Wellington Phoenix), Tony Lochhead (Wellington Phoenix), Ryan Nelsen (captain, Tottenham Hotspur), Winston Reid (West Ham), Ben Sigmund (Wellington Phoenix), Tommy Smith (Ipswich Town), Ivan Vicelich (Auckland City), Leo Bertos (Wellington Phoenix), Jeremy Brockie (Newcastle Jets), Tim Brown (Wellington Phoenix), Dan Keat (Los Angeles Galaxy), Michael McGlinchey (Central Coast Mariners), Marco Rojas (Melbourne Victory), Kosta Barbarouses (Alania Vladikavkaz), Chris Killen (Shenzhen Ruby), Shane Smeltz (Perth Glory), Chris Wood (Bristol City).
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