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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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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: #8 Luke Steele

Last year saw Luke Steele make the number one spot his own at Panathinaikos. He missed just one league game during all of 2015 as his side finished as runners-up in the Greek Super League. The former Barnsley stopper kept 15 league clean sheets during the calendar year as the Greens continued to push perennial league champions Olympiacos […]

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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: 11th December

There were two Englishmen involved in the final round of group stage matches in the UEFA Europa League. Greece: Panathinaikos 1-1 Estoril (UEFA Europa League) Both of these teams were already eliminated from the competition before this match but Panathinkaikos were out for revenge after losing 2-0 earlier in the competition to Estroil. English goalkeeper Luke Steele started between […]

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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: 4th December

Greece: Panaitolikos 0-1 Panathinaikos (Super League) For the second day in a row, an Englishman was involved in Greek Super League action. Luke Steele started in goal as his side Panathinaikos travelled to Panaitolikos for match day 11. Steele has been sharing goalkeeping responsibilities this season so far but yesterday was his third start in a row, as […]

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English in action: 30th November

Five more expatriates took to the field this Sunday. Belgium: Union Saint-Gilloise 3-0 Tienen (Third Division) English defender Amardeep Singh was on the wrong end of a 3-0 defeat in the Belgian Third Division yesterday. He started as his side Tienen travelled to 7th place Union Saint-Gilloise, looking to end a streak of two consecutive […]

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English in action: 27th November

Midweek Europa League and Indian Super League action saw three players involved in matches worldwide yesterday. France: Guingamp 1-2 Fiorentina (UEFA Europa League) Italian side Fiorentina travelled to French strugglers Guingamp for a Europa League group K match. Earlier in the season, the pair faced each other in the reverse fixture. That match ended with […]