2015 Review: #6 Jay Bothroyd

Finishing as the J2 League's top scorer probably wasn't something Jay Bothroyd imagined he would ever achieve when he started his career as a youngster at Arsenal but it was exactly what the former England international accomplished last year. International journeyman Bothroyd was no stranger to playing his football abroad when he signed for Japanese …

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2015 Review: #7 John Bostock

Last year saw John Bostock finish arguably the season of his career. He guided OH Leuven to promotion and subsequently set about attempting to ensure they remained in the top tier. Promotion The first half of 2015 saw Bostock finish what he had started in 2014 by helping to secure promotion for OH Leuven back to the …

Exclusive interview with Charlotte Independence’s Jack Metcalf

College soccer was all about winning, especially in the ACC conference [where] the fans make the games "real". In an exclusive for English Players Abroad, Jack Metcalf of USL side Charlotte Independence talks about the move to America and what it's been like playing in the Independence's inaugural season. Metcalf began his career closer to …

English Abroad XI 2015/16

With many leagues across Europe beginning this month, it would seem appropriate to look at the players set to stand out this season. To do this, I have selected an English Abroad dream team. The best 18 players who begin their campaigns this month. Goalkeeper: Matt Jones, 28 (Tondela) After three seasons with Belenenses in Portugal, …