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Hateley, Bothroyd & Derbyshire: Weekend review 3rd – 5th August

Friday 3rd August Friday was a day of debuts with four Englishmen making their league debuts across the world. First, Neville Rivelino played his first game for Schwechat in the third tier of Austrian football. The 24-year-old winger who had been playing Greece, played the full ninety as his side drew 0-0 with Gary Noel’s […]

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Hopcutt, Rooney & Ward: Weekend review 28th & 29th July

Saturday 28th June Gary Noel made his debut for his new side SC Weiche but despite the presence of the English goal machine, Weiche lost 2-1 away to Jeddeloh. Noel is now in his third season of football in the German fourth tier, having scored 14 in each of his seasons so far. Former Plymouth […]

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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 13-15 July

Friday 13th July Keanan Bennetts scored on his debut in a friendly for his new side Borussia Mönchengladbach as they defeated VfB Lübeck 2-0. Bennetts, who signed from Spurs earlier in the summer, gave his side the lead just two minutes into his debut. HT: VFB 0-1 BMG What a dream start for @kbennetts_11, who found the […]

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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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Tuck, Watson & Binns: Weekend review 9th – 10th June

Saturday 9th June In the Malaysia Super League, Terengganu kept pace with the chasing pack as they defeated PKNP 2-1. Lee Tuck‘s sixth goal of the season gave Terengganu the lead and they managed to hold onto victory despite PKNP pulling a late goal back. In Finland, Danny O’Brien laid on the assist for the […]

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English Abroad Team of the Season 2017/18

Subs: Kris Thackray, Fankaty Dabo, Madela Egbo, Todd Cantwell,  Wayne Brown, Matthias Fanimo, Chuba Akpom So there it is, my English abroad team of the season for 2017/18! Remember only players who played for teams that played a 17/18 season count so players who are playing in calendar year seasons (like MLS or many Scandinavian leagues) […]

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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 […]

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Wright-Phillips, Spence & Williams: Weekend review 18th – 20th May

Friday 18th May Elliott Moore played his final game in Belgium for OH Leuven as his loan spell from Leicester City came to and. Unfortunately for the England U20 international, his last match ended in a 5-0 defeat with all five goals coming in the first half. The 21-year-old made 35 starts during his loan […]