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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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Wright, Binns & Lancaster: Weekend review 30th June & 1st July

Saturday 30th June It was a busy day in Sweden with three players getting on the scoresheet but only two of the strikes were at the right end. In the second tier, former Chelsea defender Kevin Wright scored an absolute cracker from outside the box as his side Degerfors beat Frej 3-1. The goal was […]

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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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Netan Sansara: It has never crossed my mind to return to the UK

Taking your football career abroad is always an eye-opening experience but not many players know that more than Netan Sansara. The 28-year-old defender from the West Midlands has learnt a lot about himself since first taking the gamble of a move overseas in 2011. “When I left Walsall, I was in the wilderness about plotting […]

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Weekend Review 27th – 29th April

Friday 27th April It was a relatively quiet Friday for Englishmen abroad but it is no doubt who the star man was. Tom Hateley, son of former England international Mark, is now in his second spell playing in Poland and he put in a man of the match performance for his side Piast Gliwice on Friday. […]

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Sancho, Derbyshire and Cole: Weekend review 20th-22nd April

Friday 20th April The second tier in Holland was busy again for English involvement on Friday night with four players making an appearance. The pick of the bunch was Dan Crowley as he kept up his recent impressive form for Cambuur with an assist in a 4-1 win over Helmond Sport. There were also wins […]

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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 […]