Hateley, Bothroyd & Derbyshire: Weekend review 3rd – 5th August

Friday 3rd August Friday was a day of debuts with four Englishmen making their league debuts across the world. First, Neville Rivelino played his first game for Schwechat in the third tier of Austrian football. The 24-year-old winger who had been playing Greece, played the full ninety as his side drew 0-0 with Gary Noel's …

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Hopcutt, Rooney & Ward: Weekend review 28th & 29th July

Saturday 28th June Gary Noel made his debut for his new side SC Weiche but despite the presence of the English goal machine, Weiche lost 2-1 away to Jeddeloh. Noel is now in his third season of football in the German fourth tier, having scored 14 in each of his seasons so far. Former Plymouth …

Gary Noel: The Englishman who conquered Austria and become a Mauritius international

It's not every time you set out to interview someone that you find out they have played international football against Emmanuel Adebayor but that is exactly what happened when English Players Abroad spoke to VFB Lübeck striker Gary Noel. "I think the best was Adebayor. We played against Togo last year and his presence on the …

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, …