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The women of English players abroad

Did you know that three English women played in the equivalent of La Liga last weekend? Or that several have already appeared in the Women’s Champions League this season playing for teams abroad? It’s fair to say these impressive feats are not awarded the coverage they deserve so here is my look at where female […]

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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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Weekend review 21st & 22nd July

Saturday 21st July Let’s start, as we so often do, in Sweden where Östersunds continue to go from strength to strength despite the departure of Graham Potter last month. They defeated Trelleborg 4-1 to go to fifth in the table and continue Ian Burchnall’s unbeaten start as the new manager of ÖFK. Both Curtis Edwards and Jamie Hopcutt […]

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Weekend Review: 11th – 13th May

Friday 11th May Danny Guthrie continued his record of starting every game so far this season for Mitra Kukar in Indonesia’s top flight as he assisted his side’s third goal of the game. They defeated Bali United 3-1 to move up to tenth in the league. In Belgium, Elliott Moore made his 34th start of […]

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Bank Holiday Weekend Review 4th-7th May

Friday 4th May Former England U19s international Tatiana Saunders made her debut in the top division of Icelandic Women’s football for FH. Unfortunately, the 24-year-old lost 2-1 away to HK / Víkingur. Saturday 5th May Again it was the two English youngsters in Germany who were the standout performers. Jadon Sancho played another full 90 minutes […]