23 Feb 2012

Tottenham skipper praises Nelsen

2:18 pm on 23 February 2012

The stand in Tottenham captain Michael Dawson has praised the performance of All Whites captain Ryan Nelsen in their nil-all fifth round FA Cup draw with League One side Stevenage.

It was Nelsen's first start for the club having come on as a susbstitute last week.

Nelsen played in his customary central defender role and Dawson has told the Tottenham Hotspur website that he won everything in the air and showed his experience against a very physical oppostion.

The two sides will play a replay at White Hart Lane in two weeks.