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Craig Rogers: The Giantkiller who has played in USA, Iceland and Norway

A fifth-tier club knocking out a second-tier club with a free kick in the dying minutes of the game may sound like a fairy tale but it really did happen recently in Norway. When Craig Rogers stepped up in the 86th minute and struck a wonderful set piece in to the back of the net, […]

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Inside life at Graham Potter’s Östersunds FK with goalkeeper Andrew Mills

Last year, Andrew Mills was combining a full time job with playing football. Since then, he’s been to Galatasaray’s Türk Telekom Stadı, Athletic Bilbao’s San Mamés and Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium. It’s fair to say a lot has changed for the English goalkeeper. “It’s been a crazy experience,” says the 23-year-old who now plays for Swedish club Östersunds […]

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Gary Noel: The Englishman who conquered Austria and become a Mauritius international

It’s not every time you set out to interview someone that you find out they have played international football against Emmanuel Adebayor but that is exactly what happened when English Players Abroad spoke to VFB Lübeck striker Gary Noel. “I think the best was Adebayor. We played against Togo last year and his presence on the […]

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Introducing Valdres FK, the Norwegian club with an English spine

A win for a fourth-tier side in Norway may not usually elicit celebrations in the UK but as the referee called time on Valdres FK’s first league game of the new season, there were three reasons to be cheerful back in Blighty. One of those reasons and the star of the match was undoubtedly Kyle […]

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Exclusive interview with Chania’s Jordan Sanderson

The beautiful thing about football is that it can take you all over the world. In an exclusive for English Players Abroad, Chania (A.O. Xania) midfielder Jordan Sanderson talks about life in his first season playing football in Greece. Sanderson started his career at Colchester United and after making a couple of appearances for their […]

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Exclusive interview with Loyola Meralco Sparks’ Adam Mitter

I would 100% recommend it [playing abroad] to any British footballer who wants to play more whilst they are younger. In an exclusive for English Players Abroad, I catch-up with 23-year-old defender Adam Mitter, who currently plays his football in the Philippines for Loyola Meralco Sparks. The former Blackpool youth player is well travelled despite […]

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Exclusive interview with Charlotte Independence’s Jack Metcalf

College soccer was all about winning, especially in the ACC conference [where] the fans make the games “real”. In an exclusive for English Players Abroad, Jack Metcalf of USL side Charlotte Independence talks about the move to America and what it’s been like playing in the Independence’s inaugural season. Metcalf began his career closer to […]

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Exclusive interview with KTP’s Josh Mulvany

We had him [Nathan Dyer] on one wing and Theo Walcott on the other…it was a pretty dangerous team. In an exclusive for English Players Abroad (EPA), Finland-based midfielder Josh Mulvany discusses promotion to the country’s top tier and what it was really like at the famed Southampton academy. Heading into his fourth season in Finland, […]

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Exclusive interview with Hawke’s Bay United’s Ryan Tinsley

In an exclusive for English Players Abroad (EPA), Nottingham-born midfielder Ryan Tinsley talks life down under as the New Zealand Premiership heads towards its finale. At 20-years-old, Tinsley’s career has only just began but he is already a key player for both his teams, Hawke’s Bay United and Napier City Rovers. Football in New Zealand operates with two […]

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Exclusive interview with Warriors FC’s Thomas Beattie

In an exclusive for English Players Abroad, the Yorkshire-born midfielder Thomas Beattie talks winning the S. League title and playing against Owen Hargreaves. The 28-year-old plays in Singapore for Warriors FC and has just begun his third consecutive season in Asia. You can read more about Beattie in a post I made earlier this year. English Players Abroad: […]