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English in action: 23rd November

It was a busy Sunday for English players abroad, with fourteen players being involved across the globe. Belgium: Kortrijk 3-1 Zulte-Waregem (Pro League) A crazy nine minute spell saw Zulte-Waregem go from leading by a goal to playing with ten men and losing 3-1. The away side took the lead after just six minutes and were […]

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English in action: 22nd November

Top flight domestic football was back yesterday, as players returned from their international breaks. Nine Englishmen were involved yesterday. Belgium: Club Brugge 4-2 Waasland-Beveren (Pro League) English midfielder Jonny Rowell and his Waasland-Beveren team-mates faced the unenviable task of an away trip to top of the table Club Brugge. Rowell played for Hartlepool United in England […]

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English in action: 21st November

It has been a while since the last English in action update. Although there have been a couple of overseas Englishmen in action recently, most have been for Auckland City in the OFC President’s Cup. A separate update on that tournament will be on the blog following its completion. Meanwhile, seven expatriates were involved in […]

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English in action: 16th November

Whilst most Englishmen were waking on Sunday satisfied from England’s 3-1 win over Slovenia the night before, three players took to the field. Italy: Pro Patria 1-2 Arezzo (Lega Pro Girone A) Westminster-born defender Myles Anderson made the bench once for Blackburn Rovers in the Premier League and now, via spells at Exeter, Aldershot and […]

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English in action: 15th November

There were several English players who featured overseas yesterday, taking centre stage with many leagues having a rest week due to the international break. Belgium: Woluwe-Zaventem 0-3 OH Leuven (Belgian Second Division) John Bostock was once one of the most highly rated English players on the scene when he made his debut for Crystal Palace at […]

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English in action: 14th November

There has been a definite lack of Englishmen playing abroad in the past few days but one expatriate did make an impression yesterday. Austria: Schwechat 4-2 St. Pölten II (Regionalliga Ost) The only Englishman who featured overseas yesterday was 24-year-old Gary Noel. The striker started for St. Pölten II as they travelled to Schwechat for a Regionalliga […]

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English in action: 12th November

There were three games yesterday, in three different continents, which featured Englishmen. New Zealand: Auckland City 3-0 Wanderers SC (ASB Premiership) Top played bottom in New Zealand as high-flying Auckland City hosted the struggling Wanderers SC in New Zealand’s top tier. Auckland made it four wins from four in the league with a comfortable 3-0 win, […]

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English in action: 11th November

With the world’s professional football now moving towards the upcoming international break, there are less club matches than usual this week but there were a couple of Englishmen involved in matches across the globe yesterday. Australia: Bentleigh Greens 0-3 Perth Glory (FFA Cup semi-final) The FFA Cup is in its inaugural season and includes the […]