Michael Ledger: English fans want to see the ball go forward as quick as possible

Michael Ledger got his first taste of Norwegian football last year and didn't want to leave when Sunderland recalled him from his loan. Now he's back in Scandinavia and ready to pick up where he left off. "I was very keen to return to Norway if the right opportunity came about," says the 20-year-old defender. …

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Norwegian Cup Second Round Review

https://twitter.com/EnglishAbroad1/status/991611879616368640 I tweeted a picture yesterday of all the English players set to be involved in the Norwegian Cup Second Round so thought I'd do a quick review of their involvement. Skeid 3-0 Sandefjord  A huge upset in the first match with English involvement but unfortunately, Watford loanee Andrew Eleftheriou was on the wrong end …

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 …

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 …

Crowley, Lookman and Tuck: Weekend review 13th-15th April

It was a busy weekend for English footballers abroad, here are some of the highlights starting with Friday night... A full round of fixtures in Holland's second division, Eerste Divisie, meant a hectic start to English involvement overseas with no fewer than five players involved. Cambuur's loanee Dan Crowley was the pick of the bunch …

Remembering Ray

I was very sad to hear the news of the passing of the great Ray Wilkins yesterday. Although I was not around to experience his playing days, I thoroughly enjoyed his punditry on Sky Sports and was very intrigued by his spell as manager of the Jordan national team. Wilkins was also one of the …