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January Transfer Window Round-Up

It may have been a record-breaking transfer window for Premier League clubs but it was also a significant one for English players moving overseas. There were moves to Serie A, the Bundesliga and even a move to FC Barcelona for one hot prospect. Let’s take a look at a round-up of all the biggest moves […]

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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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2015 Review: #7 John Bostock

Last year saw John Bostock finish arguably the season of his career. He guided OH Leuven to promotion and subsequently set about attempting to ensure they remained in the top tier. Promotion The first half of 2015 saw Bostock finish what he had started in 2014 by helping to secure promotion for OH Leuven back to 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: 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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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: 29th November

In a busy Saturday, fifteen Englishmen made appearances for their overseas sides. Belgium: Waasland-Beveren 2-1 Mouscron-Péruwelz (Pro League) English midfielder Jonny Rowell played the full ninety minutes as his side Waasland-Beveren defeated Mouscron-Péruwelz 2-1 in the Belgian Pro League.. The result means Rowell’s side move up to 13th in the league table, one spot above compatriot […]

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English in action: 22nd November

Top flight domestic football was back yesterday, as players returned from their international breaks. Nine Englishmen were involved yesterday. Belgium: Club Brugge 4-2 Waasland-Beveren (Pro League) English midfielder Jonny Rowell and his Waasland-Beveren team-mates faced the unenviable task of an away trip to top of the table Club Brugge. Rowell played for Hartlepool United in England […]

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English in action: 15th November

There were several English players who featured overseas yesterday, taking centre stage with many leagues having a rest week due to the international break. Belgium: Woluwe-Zaventem 0-3 OH Leuven (Belgian Second Division) John Bostock was once one of the most highly rated English players on the scene when he made his debut for Crystal Palace at […]