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 …

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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, …

Exclusive interview with Hawke’s Bay United’s Ryan Tinsley

In an exclusive for English Players Abroad (EPA), Nottingham-born midfielder Ryan Tinsley talks life down under as the New Zealand Premiership heads towards its finale. At 20-years-old, Tinsley's career has only just began but he is already a key player for both his teams, Hawke's Bay United and Napier City Rovers. Football in New Zealand operates with two …

Exclusive interview with Warriors FC’s Thomas Beattie

In an exclusive for English Players Abroad, the Yorkshire-born midfielder Thomas Beattie talks winning the S. League title and playing against Owen Hargreaves. The 28-year-old plays in Singapore for Warriors FC and has just begun his third consecutive season in Asia. You can read more about Beattie in a post I made earlier this year. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3Ua1TBkOJ4 English Players …

The Ones That Got Away #1 – Maiki Fernandez

In a new series for English Players Abroad, 'The Ones That Got Away' will focus on players with dual-nationalities, those who have the option of playing internationally for both England and another nation. They must also being playing their club football outside of the UK. Article one will profile Yorkshire-born Valencia midfielder Mikey Fernandez. The …