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Bundesliga is back! English players to watch out for

It has been a barren few months for English players abroad. Of course there has been a handful of leagues which have continued throughout the global pandemic but unfortunately there has been no Englishman brave enough to compete in Belarus, Turkmenistan and Nicaragua. That all changes this weekend though with the return of the top […]

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Vote for your English player abroad of month! January 2020

New for 2020, I will be opening a vote for you to decide on your English player abroad of month. Each month, I will decide on four nominees and then post a poll on Twitter to allow you choose who you think deserves to win the accolade. Here are the four nominees for January. First […]

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Why are English Footballers in Such High Demand?

By James Over the last ten years teams in the Premier League have been pumping money into their youth academies. There’s been a real push towards promoting homegrown youth, and building a team around top quality, home-grown talent. But still, young players in the Premier League’s academies can’t get enough game time at their parent […]

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Weekend review: 5th – 7th April 2019

Friday 5th April Shayon Harrison kicked off a big weekend for English abroad as he started for Melbourne City against Brisbane Roar. The forward on loan from Spurs scored in the second half to help his side secure a 4-1 win. It was his second goal in seven games since joining on loan in January. […]

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Weekend review 21st & 22nd July

Saturday 21st July Let’s start, as we so often do, in Sweden where Östersunds continue to go from strength to strength despite the departure of Graham Potter last month. They defeated Trelleborg 4-1 to go to fifth in the table and continue Ian Burchnall’s unbeaten start as the new manager of ÖFK. Both Curtis Edwards and Jamie Hopcutt […]

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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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English Abroad Team of the Season 2017/18

Subs: Kris Thackray, Fankaty Dabo, Madela Egbo, Todd Cantwell,  Wayne Brown, Matthias Fanimo, Chuba Akpom So there it is, my English abroad team of the season for 2017/18! Remember only players who played for teams that played a 17/18 season count so players who are playing in calendar year seasons (like MLS or many Scandinavian leagues) […]

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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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Bank Holiday Weekend Review 4th-7th May

Friday 4th May Former England U19s international Tatiana Saunders made her debut in the top division of Icelandic Women’s football for FH. Unfortunately, the 24-year-old lost 2-1 away to HK / Víkingur. Saturday 5th May Again it was the two English youngsters in Germany who were the standout performers. Jadon Sancho played another full 90 minutes […]

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Sancho, Derbyshire and Cole: Weekend review 20th-22nd April

Friday 20th April The second tier in Holland was busy again for English involvement on Friday night with four players making an appearance. The pick of the bunch was Dan Crowley as he kept up his recent impressive form for Cambuur with an assist in a 4-1 win over Helmond Sport. There were also wins […]