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Will Seymore: It’s a huge privilege to play in front of the best fan base in the States

There may be a lot of differences between Cambridge and Cincinnati but for Will Seymore, he could happily live in either city. The 26-year-old midfielder grew up in the England after being born in Colorado and still visits the birth country of his mother every year but his professional career to date has been strictly […]

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Charlie Machell: “I would 100% recommend playing abroad”

Charlie Machell is reflecting on his first season of senior football. Although his side Thisted still have three games remaining this season, they have achieved their goal of survival already having been promoted last year and there is a lot for the Newcastle-born midfielder to look back on. “The first half of the season was […]

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Michael Ledger: English fans want to see the ball go forward as quick as possible

Michael Ledger got his first taste of Norwegian football last year and didn’t want to leave when Sunderland recalled him from his loan. Now he’s back in Scandinavia and ready to pick up where he left off. “I was very keen to return to Norway if the right opportunity came about,” says the 20-year-old defender. […]

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Craig Rogers: The Giantkiller who has played in USA, Iceland and Norway

A fifth-tier club knocking out a second-tier club with a free kick in the dying minutes of the game may sound like a fairy tale but it really did happen recently in Norway. When Craig Rogers stepped up in the 86th minute and struck a wonderful set piece in to the back of the net, […]

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Inside life at Graham Potter’s Östersunds FK with goalkeeper Andrew Mills

Last year, Andrew Mills was combining a full time job with playing football. Since then, he’s been to Galatasaray’s Türk Telekom Stadı, Athletic Bilbao’s San Mamés and Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium. It’s fair to say a lot has changed for the English goalkeeper. “It’s been a crazy experience,” says the 23-year-old who now plays for Swedish club Östersunds […]

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Gary Noel: The Englishman who conquered Austria and become a Mauritius international

It’s not every time you set out to interview someone that you find out they have played international football against Emmanuel Adebayor but that is exactly what happened when English Players Abroad spoke to VFB Lübeck striker Gary Noel. “I think the best was Adebayor. We played against Togo last year and his presence on the […]

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Introducing Valdres FK, the Norwegian club with an English spine

A win for a fourth-tier side in Norway may not usually elicit celebrations in the UK but as the referee called time on Valdres FK’s first league game of the new season, there were three reasons to be cheerful back in Blighty. One of those reasons and the star of the match was undoubtedly Kyle […]

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Exclusive interview with Chania’s Jordan Sanderson

The beautiful thing about football is that it can take you all over the world. In an exclusive for English Players Abroad, Chania (A.O. Xania) midfielder Jordan Sanderson talks about life in his first season playing football in Greece. Sanderson started his career at Colchester United and after making a couple of appearances for their […]

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Exclusive interview with Loyola Meralco Sparks’ Adam Mitter

I would 100% recommend it [playing abroad] to any British footballer who wants to play more whilst they are younger. In an exclusive for English Players Abroad, I catch-up with 23-year-old defender Adam Mitter, who currently plays his football in the Philippines for Loyola Meralco Sparks. The former Blackpool youth player is well travelled despite […]

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Exclusive interview with Charlotte Independence’s Jack Metcalf

College soccer was all about winning, especially in the ACC conference [where] the fans make the games “real”. In an exclusive for English Players Abroad, Jack Metcalf of USL side Charlotte Independence talks about the move to America and what it’s been like playing in the Independence’s inaugural season. Metcalf began his career closer to […]