Ipswich Town defender Tommy Smith says recent clashes of domestic and international fixtures have left him frustrated.
Mexico breezed into the World Cup after beating New Zealand 4-2 to earn a 9-3 aggregate win.
Ricki Herbert will stand down as New Zealand coach barring an astonishing upset against Mexico on Wednesday.
Mexico moved to the brink of the World Cup as they beat New Zealand 5-1 in the first leg of their qualifying play-off.
West Ham United centre-back Winston Reid has outlined his ambition to guide the club to another Wembley appearance.
Honduras clinched the final automatic World Cup spot from the CONCACAF qualifying zone with a 2-2 draw at Jamaica.
New Zealand completed their Oceania campaign with a 100 per cent record as they beat the Solomon Islands 2-0.
Gabon caused upset as they held Portugal to a draw, while Didier Drogba scored as Ivory Coast triumphed in Austria.
New Zealand captain Ryan Nelsen has been ruled out of the international friendly against China due to injury.
Sam Allardyce is unhappy after West Ham defender Winston Reid was called up by New Zealand despite carrying an injury.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick as he inspired Argentina to a 3-1 win over Switzerland.
Australia overcame New Zealand in a friendly in Adelaide with Josh Kennedy scoring twice on his return for the home side.
Ryan Nelsen says he will only quit New Zealand when it has a detrimental effect on his Blackburn form.
Captain Ryan Nelsen is confident Blackburn can put themselves in contention for a place in Europe.
Paraguay got the better of New Zealand, while Uruguay proved too strong for China.
Australia sealed a 1-0 friendly win over Paraguay in Sydney, while New Zealand were held by Honduras.
Tommy Smith is due to see a specialist about a back problem after withdrawing from international duty.
West Ham have granted new signing Winston Reid permission to play two New Zealand friendly matches in October.
New Zealand defender Ryan Nelsen says he does not yet know when he will retire from international football.
Ricki Herbert has rejected a host of lucrative overseas offers to remain as New Zealand coach.
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