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A look at English abroad and cup success

With the FA Cup final this weekend and Chuba Akpom’s recent success, I thought I would take a look at the previous success English abroad have had in cup competitions across the world. Chuba Akpom – PAOK Starting with the man of the moment, the former Arsenal striker is having a season to remember. Having […]

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Swedish football 2018 season review

The regular season of the top three tiers of football in Sweden have now come to an end. All that’s left to play now are the relegation/promotion playoff matches but before they begin, let’s have a look at every Engishman who was involved in the top three flights of Swedish football in 2018.  Click on […]

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Hopcutt, Rooney & Ward: Weekend review 28th & 29th July

Saturday 28th June Gary Noel made his debut for his new side SC Weiche but despite the presence of the English goal machine, Weiche lost 2-1 away to Jeddeloh. Noel is now in his third season of football in the German fourth tier, having scored 14 in each of his seasons so far. Former Plymouth […]

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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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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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2015 Review: #5 Jamie Hopcutt

Having established himself as a regular in the Ostersunds line-up after three seasons at the club, Jamie Hopcutt headed into the 2015 season as one his side’s key players as they aimed for their first ever promotion to Sweden’s top tier. He did not disappoint and under the stewardship of manager and fellow Englishman Graham […]

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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 […]