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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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Moses Gbenga Makinde: The defender who has played in Germany, Romania and Sweden

Moses Makinde is reflecting on his transatlantic football career so far. The 25-year-old is currently playing in Sweden, the fifth different country his has plied his trade in. It’s taken him a long way from his humble beginnings with Bexley & District Junior Football League side Birchmere. “I began playing football around the age of five […]

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Weekend review 23rd & 24th June

Saturday 23rd June Over in the States, there were three Englishmen starting in one game in the USL on Saturday night as Tampa Bay Rowdies hosted Penn FC. Despite taking the lead, the Rowdies who boasted Joe Cole and former Millwall defender Tamika Mkandawire lost 2-1 against a Penn side who had Harri Hawkins in […]

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English in Action: March 2016

The main talking points from last month… New beginnings March saw several leagues across the globe begin their 2016 seasons. Two of those leagues were MLS and J1 League in America and Japan respectively. Firstly, Jay Bothroyd has made a dream start in Japan’s top tier. After finishing as the J2 top scorer last season, the […]

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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: 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: 21st November

It has been a while since the last English in action update. Although there have been a couple of overseas Englishmen in action recently, most have been for Auckland City in the OFC President’s Cup. A separate update on that tournament will be on the blog following its completion. Meanwhile, seven expatriates were involved in […]