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Hakeem Araba: The Englishman abroad who would give Akinfenwa a run for his money

With Adebayo Akinfenwa’s fame and celebrity personality away from football continuing to grow and grow, there is one striker who has quietly built up a successful career away from his homeland but who still has the strength and physique to match the Wycombe Wanderers forward. Hakeem Araba is not your usual striker. Weighing over 100kg […]

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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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2015 Review: #10 Hakeem Araba

On the face of it, Hakeem Araba’s first season in Sweden seems mediocre at best. His side, Falkenberg, came third-bottom in the Allsvenskan and at one stage of the season, the English forward went thirteen matches without a goal. However, from the end of April to the end of May, Araba scored in every game. […]

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English in Action: Weekend 8-10 May

A busy weekend for Englishmen abroad saw some important contributions from the expatriates. On Friday night in Austria, striker Gary Noel bagged a brace for his side First Vienna, as they defeated Donaufield 3-1 in the country’s third tier. It was the English forward’s sixth goal in eleven appearances since he made the move to […]

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2015 Season Preview (April Edition)

A few weeks back now, I previewed the leagues which featured Englishmen which started in March. Well now it’s time for a preview of the leagues which start this month… Finland: Veikkausliiga & Kakkonen Opening match: 12th April & 24th April This year, there are two Englishmen flying the flag in the Veikkausliiga (Finland’s top tier) and three […]

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English in action: 8th December

Cyprus: Ayia Napa 0-0 Ethnikos Achna (1. Division) Two sides in the bottom half of Cyprus’ top division faced each other as Ayia Napa hosted Ethnikos Achna. English defender Michael Felgate was in the starting line-up for the hosts, who were looking for their first win in four. The points were shared in the end […]

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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 […]