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New Zealand's McGlinchey thanks Motherwell for helping him realise World Cup dream

New Zealand midfielder has thanked Scottish club Motherwell for giving him a loan deal so he could keep playing as he prepared for the World Cup.

The 23-year old Wellington-born McGlinchey joined Motherwell on loan from A-League club Central Coast Mariners in February to keep fit ahead of South Africa and said it was the move that helped get him a gig in the All Whites' final 23.

"Joining Motherwell was what I needed otherwise I would have been sat in Australia not doing much," he said.

"I was training under two good managers in Craig Brown and Archie Knox."

For more World Cup news, click on the following link - http://www.worldcup.tribalfootball.com/page/Home/0,,12952,00.html

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