2016/17 Review: Eerste Divisie

One interesting trend from the 2016/17 season involving English players abroad has been the number of English expats competing in the Netherlands this season, particularly in the second tier, known as the Eerste Divisie. Four Englishmen have also competed in the top-tier, the Eredivisie, this season but this post is going to focus on the …

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English Players Abroad on FIFA 17

The latest instalment of the FIFA franchise is well into full-swing now but with a new batch of players set to hit the consoles over Christmas, what better time to look at stats of the Englishmen abroad which feature on the latest edition. There are a total of 28 English players abroad on this year's …

Exclusive interview with Chania’s Jordan Sanderson

Jordan Sanderson and Chania

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 …

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 …

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 …