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Weekend review 13-15 July

Friday 13th July Keanan Bennetts scored on his debut in a friendly for his new side Borussia Mönchengladbach as they defeated VfB Lübeck 2-0. Bennetts, who signed from Spurs earlier in the summer, gave his side the lead just two minutes into his debut. HT: VFB 0-1 BMG What a dream start for @kbennetts_11, who found the […]

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Weekend Review: 11th – 13th May

Friday 11th May Danny Guthrie continued his record of starting every game so far this season for Mitra Kukar in Indonesia’s top flight as he assisted his side’s third goal of the game. They defeated Bali United 3-1 to move up to tenth in the league. In Belgium, Elliott Moore made his 34th start of […]

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Crowley, Lookman and Tuck: Weekend review 13th-15th April

It was a busy weekend for English footballers abroad, here are some of the highlights starting with Friday night… A full round of fixtures in Holland’s second division, Eerste Divisie, meant a hectic start to English involvement overseas with no fewer than five players involved. Cambuur’s loanee Dan Crowley was the pick of the bunch […]

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English Players Abroad on FIFA 17

The latest instalment of the FIFA franchise is well into full-swing now but with a new batch of players set to hit the consoles over Christmas, what better time to look at stats of the Englishmen abroad which feature on the latest edition. There are a total of 28 English players abroad on this year’s […]

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End of term report: English Abroad XI 2015/16

Back in August and ahead of the 2015/16, I selected my dream team of the best English footballers abroad. Now the season is over for the majority of the players in the side, it’s time to see who were the high achievers and who deserves a stint in detention.. Goalkeeper: Matt Jones (Tondela, Philadelphia Union, […]

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English in Action: March 2016

The main talking points from last month… New beginnings March saw several leagues across the globe begin their 2016 seasons. Two of those leagues were MLS and J1 League in America and Japan respectively. Firstly, Jay Bothroyd has made a dream start in Japan’s top tier. After finishing as the J2 top scorer last season, the […]

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English Abroad XI 2015/16

With many leagues across Europe beginning this month, it would seem appropriate to look at the players set to stand out this season. To do this, I have selected an English Abroad dream team. The best 18 players who begin their campaigns this month. Goalkeeper: Matt Jones, 28 (Tondela) After three seasons with Belenenses in Portugal, […]

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English in action: 6th December

Belgium: Dessel Sport 1-1 OH Leuven (Second Division) John Bostock‘s first goal in four games ensured OH Leuven secured a point as they drew 1-1 with Dessel Sport. The hosts were in the bottom two before the match and took the lead in the seventh minute. The equaliser came half an hour later, when Bostock fired […]

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English in action: 30th November

Five more expatriates took to the field this Sunday. Belgium: Union Saint-Gilloise 3-0 Tienen (Third Division) English defender Amardeep Singh was on the wrong end of a 3-0 defeat in the Belgian Third Division yesterday. He started as his side Tienen travelled to 7th place Union Saint-Gilloise, looking to end a streak of two consecutive […]

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English in action: 24-26 November

The past three days have seen four Englishmen involved worldwide, but only one started in their respective match. 24th November India: NorthEast United 1-2 Delhi Dynamos (Indian Super League) The two bottoms clubs in the Indian Super faced each other on Monday. English forward James Keene was introduced to the match after 60 minutes, with […]