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Rio & Steffi Hardy: From five hour round trips to training to playing in Iceland

Twins Rio and Steffi Hardy have just finished their first season in senior football with Icelandic top flight side Grindavík. On a personal level, it was a season of success for the pair who have come a long way from their Workington roots over recent years. Back then it was five hour car journeys just to […]

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English in Action Women's football

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 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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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 […]