Millie Chandarana: The former Loughborough student on turning professional in Italy

As the women's game continues to grow in the UK, there are also great strides being made across the continent as well. In Italy, it is no different with Juventus, Roma, AC Milan and Inter Milan having all founded women's teams in the past two years. Taking on those giants of Italian football is Millie …

Vote for your English player abroad of month! January 2020

New for 2020, I will be opening a vote for you to decide on your English player abroad of month. Each month, I will decide on four nominees and then post a poll on Twitter to allow you choose who you think deserves to win the accolade. Here are the four nominees for January. Steven …

Noel Mbo: Former Gillingham man on his move to Sweden and being ready to take his chance

It has been nearly a year since Noel Mbo made a big statement by heading to Sweden on trial and securing a deal at a top flight club. The forward was a hot prospect at Gillingham at the time and the Gills faithful had high hopes for their youngster who was born in the Congo. …

Ashley Coffey: Former Bradford City man ready to make the step-up in Sweden

It only took Ashley Coffey half a season to realise Sweden was the place for him. The 25-year-old forward made the move abroad for the first time last summer and hit the ground running. In 11 matches he scored 12 goals and it had clubs across the country on red alert. Having initially joined Huddinge …

Meet Adam Johnson, the Sheffield goal machine in Sweden

It's back to where it all began for Adam Johnson this year. The 23-year-old from Sheffield has rejoined Swedish fourth-tier side Boden BK, four years on from when his football adventure abroad began. The striker from Yorkshire played for Rotherham United growing up, completing his scholarship with the Millers and leaving the club in December …

KS Foundation: Helping children with autism engage with football

An injury may have unfortunately sidelined him this season but that isn't preventing Newcastle Jets star Kaine Sheppard from making an impact on football in Australia this year. The 26-year-old from Northamptonshire had a superb debut campaign in the A-League last season, becoming a regular for the Jets having taken the step up from Australia's …

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 …