When English abroad goes wrong: Woodgate, Pennant and more

I am the biggest advocate of English players taking the gamble to play abroad and I have published towards 200 articles with glowing endorsements from professional players all recalling their positive experiences. However, last week I posted on Twitter asking for ideas for a different type of article. I asked for the first players that …

A look at English abroad and cup success

With the FA Cup final this weekend and Chuba Akpom's recent success, I thought I would take a look at the previous success English abroad have had in cup competitions across the world. Chuba Akpom - PAOK Starting with the man of the moment, the former Arsenal striker is having a season to remember. Having …

MLS 20th Anniversary: Who were the original Englishmen in the States?

Who would have thought a league which settled draws with a penalty shoot-out would still be going strong twenty years on? Well, that's exactly what Major League Soccer has done (albeit now without the shoot-outs). With the competition's founding clubs now celebrating their twentieth season in one of the world's fastest leagues, I thought I'd take …