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Matthias Fanimo joins Bosnia & Herzegovina side Mladost Doboj Kakanj

After a goal-laden spell in Slovenia, former West Ham United and England U18 winger Matthias Fanimo has joined Mladost Doboj Kakanj who play in the top flight of Bosnia & Herzegovina football. Mladost are based in the small village of Doboj in central Bosnia & Herzegovina. The village’s entire population could fit in the club’s […]

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Weekend review 17th – 19th August

Friday 17th August In Holland, Dan Crowley scored his first Eredivisie goal since April 2017 as he scored the only goal of the game as Willem II beat Gronigen. The former Arsenal midfielder spent the second half of last season on loan at second-tier side Cambuur but is now back in the top flight and […]

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Lancaster, Moore & Elliott: Weekend review 10th – 12th August

Friday 10 August There were two English scorers in the qualifying round of the Women’s Champions League. Unlike the men’s competition, the qualifying round in the women’s tournament is a group stage made up of ten groups of four. Former Everton player Caitlin Hayes scored a brace for Cypriot side Barcelona FA as they defeated Olimpija […]

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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 1st – 3rd June

Friday 1st June Friday was a good day for the women of English abroad. Starting in the Iceland Women’s Cup, twins Rio and Steffi Hardy lined up for top flight side Grindavik away to Fjardab/Leiknir/Höttur. The pair from Cumbria had previously spent time studying in the States and it was to be Rio who was the […]

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Matthias Fanimo: The former Hammer making a name for himself in Slovenia

A quick Google of Matthias Fanimo’s name will reveal several articles exclaiming the winger was once the fastest footballer in the world but there is a lot more to the 24-year-old’s game than sheer pace. “I wouldn’t say it has hindered or helped but it’s always nice to be considered as the fastest,” says Fanimo […]

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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 […]