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Gary Martin signs for Icelandic champions Valur

Gary Martin has left Norwegian side Lillestrøm to join Icelandic champions Valur on a three-year deal. The 28-year-old striker is no stranger to playing in Iceland having previously spent six years playing in the country for ÍA, KR and Víkingur Reykjavík. He joins Valur off the back of their league winning campaign in 2018. In […]

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The best kits of English abroad 2018/19

Here’s a look at some of the best kits which English players abroad will be wearing this 2018/19 season. There’s been a lot of transfers involving Englishmen moving abroad this summer (you can view a list of them here) so that gives us plenty of choice when it comes to beautiful new kits. There are […]

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Seventeen new players head out to Sweden via LFE Erasmus+

I have written about the LFE’s Erasmus+ Player Placement programme before which gives young English footballers who have been released by professional clubs the chance to play in Sweden and earn a long-term contract. Well recently 17 more players have been given the chance to impress in Sweden. I have tweeted about a few of […]

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Harley Willard joins Cambodian team PKR Svay Rieng

Some more very interesting transfer news today as it was announced that former Southampton midfielder Harley Willard has made the move to Cambodia to join top flight side PKR Svay Rieng. The move comes after the 20-year-old had a spell playing in the Swedish fourth tier earlier this year with Hässleholms IF where he scored […]

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Charlie Machell joins Faroese side 07 Vestur

After a season as the only Englishman in the professional divisions in Denmark, Charlie Machell has joined top flight Faroe Islands side 07 Vestur. The versatile 23-year-old from Newcastle has joined the side partway through their season but will have to wait a month for his debut as the league takes a month summer break. […]

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Keanan Bennetts joins Gladbach’s English Contingent

Keanan Bennetts is the latest Englishman to join Borussia Mönchengladbach after a deal was agreed with Tottenham Hotspur today. Bennetts, a 19-year-old winger, will link up with Mandela Egbo at Gladbach and possibly Reece Oxford who was on loan with German side this season. A reported fee of around £2 million was enough for the 19-year-old […]

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Remembering Ray

I was very sad to hear the news of the passing of the great Ray Wilkins yesterday. Although I was not around to experience his playing days, I thoroughly enjoyed his punditry on Sky Sports and was very intrigued by his spell as manager of the Jordan national team. Wilkins was also one of the […]

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January Transfer Window Round-Up

It may have been a record-breaking transfer window for Premier League clubs but it was also a significant one for English players moving overseas. There were moves to Serie A, the Bundesliga and even a move to FC Barcelona for one hot prospect. Let’s take a look at a round-up of all the biggest moves […]

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South Shields FC: Where English Abroad Come Home

For a ninth tier club, South Shields FC, based in the town less than five miles away from Newcastle, have had more than their fair share of coverage in the national press lately. First the club were taken over by successful businessman Geoff Thompson in May 2015, who has ploughed over £1 million of his […]

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Six reasons why you should watch US soccer

With just a month to go until the new season begins across the Atlantic, now is the perfect time to surround yourself in all things soccer. The United States is home to a plethora of English talent and with the MLS completing its annual Superdraft only last month, more prospects have been added to the […]