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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 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: 7th December

Belgium: Club Brugge 2-1 Zulte-Waregem (Pro League) Zulte-Waregem suffered a narrow defeat against top of the league Club Brugge yesterday. English midfielder Chuks Aneke started for the away side, fresh from his goal midweek in the cup. However, despite playing the full 90 minutes, the former Arsenal player was not able to secure a win […]

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English in action: 3rd December

Belgium: Zulte Waregem 2-1 (AET) Lierse (Belgian Cup) Both Zulte-Waregem and Lierse are in the bottom three of Belgium’s Pro League so the last 16 of the national cup offered a welcome distraction for both sides. Starting for the hosts was former Arsenal attacking-midfielder Chuks Aneke, and he gave his side the perfect start with […]

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English in action: 28th November

Friday night football action saw Englishmen feature in five different countries across two continents. Austria: St. Polten 2-2 Kapfenberger (1. Liga) English forward Gary Noel has been in and out of St. Polten’s first team this season. However, having scored five goals in four starts for the club’s second team, he had earned a place […]

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English in action: 23rd November

It was a busy Sunday for English players abroad, with fourteen players being involved across the globe. Belgium: Kortrijk 3-1 Zulte-Waregem (Pro League) A crazy nine minute spell saw Zulte-Waregem go from leading by a goal to playing with ten men and losing 3-1. The away side took the lead after just six minutes and were […]