Why are English Footballers in Such High Demand?

By James Over the last ten years teams in the Premier League have been pumping money into their youth academies. There’s been a real push towards promoting homegrown youth, and building a team around top quality, home-grown talent. But still, young players in the Premier League’s academies can’t get enough game time at their parent …

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Weekend review: 5th – 7th April 2019

Friday 5th April Shayon Harrison kicked off a big weekend for English abroad as he started for Melbourne City against Brisbane Roar. The forward on loan from Spurs scored in the second half to help his side secure a 4-1 win. It was his second goal in seven games since joining on loan in January. …

USL League One preview

On Friday night, America's new fully-professional third tier will kick off. The USL League One was announced in April 2017 and now two years on, it is ready to begin with ten teams, five of which are newly-formed. The new division will sit below MLS and the USL Championship, although of course there is no …

Benjamin Agyeman-Badu: Moving abroad at 18 and experiencing cultural differences in Serbia and Slovenia

It has been less than two years since Benjamin Agyeman-Badu, also known as Ben Badu, was released by Blackpool at the age of 18. Some players may have dropped into non-league or returned to education in that time but that hasn't been the case for the young winger. He has played abroad in two different …

Noah Alexandersson: The hot prospect born in Warrington to a Swedish legend

Being the son of one of your country's most legendary footballers may come with a lot of expectation but for Noah Alexandersson, he's never wanted anything else than to follow in his father's footsteps and he is already making progress on that dream. "For as long as I can remember, becoming a professional footballer like …

Cameron Streete: Former Djurgårdens prospect looking to make his senior breakthrough in 2019

Cameron Streete comes from a talented family. His father Floyd Streete played as a defender for Cambridge United before having a spell playing in Holland. He later became a Wolverhampton Wanderers legend winning successive promotions and the Football League Trophy with the Midlands side. His half-brother Remie Streete grew up in the Newcastle United academy …

Georgeito-Silva Nunes: Crossing the border to play in Gibraltar

Gibraltar may only have a land area of just over two-and-a-half miles but there is a thriving footballing community on the British Overseas Territory. Ever since the Gibraltar Football Association was accepted as a member of UEFA in 2013, the country's domestic football has continued to improve from the increased funding clubs have received since. …

Chris Joyce: The Geordie striker who has spent 13 years in Norway

It's a rare occurrence but there are some English players who have built their entire professional careers abroad. One is Kenny Pavey. The former Millwall youngster has spent 20 years in Sweden, becoming an AIK legend. Another is Chris Joyce. He grew up in the Newcastle United academy and after a spell in the States, …