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Weekend review: 5th – 7th April 2019

Friday 5th April Shayon Harrison kicked off a big weekend for English abroad as he started for Melbourne City against Brisbane Roar. The forward on loan from Spurs scored in the second half to help his side secure a 4-1 win. It was his second goal in seven games since joining on loan in January. […]

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USL League One preview

On Friday night, America’s new fully-professional third tier will kick off. The USL League One was announced in April 2017 and now two years on, it is ready to begin with ten teams, five of which are newly-formed. The new division will sit below MLS and the USL Championship, although of course there is no […]

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Paul Clowes: The former Man City man set to write history playing for Greenville Triumph

Paul Clowes spent part of 2018 regaining his fitness with a team who play in the 12th tier of English football. But they are no normal grassroots football team. Egerton FC train daily and have had the likes of Nathan Ellington, Emile Heskey and Victor Anichebe take part in sessions in the past. Earlier this […]

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Every English player ever drafted in MLS Superdraft

So tomorrow is the 20th edition of the MLS Superdraft. It’s a concept which may seem alien to us Europeans, clubs taking turns to pick a player from a list of eligible college graduates, but it’s a system very popular in American sports. There have been some great success stories from the Superdraft in the […]