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CONCACAF’s EPL Connection Grows

bobby zamora CONCACAFs EPL Connection Grows

American football writer Ives Galarcep reports that Bobby Zamora and Jlloyd Samuel have received their Trinidad and Tobago passports after playing for England at the U-21 level. Both will be called into the full national side for this week’s critical World Cup qualifier versusĀ  El Salvador.

With Zamora and Samuel’s additions to the CONCACAF ranks, let’s look at the players from the region that grace EPL squads.

MEXICO

Carlos Vela- Arsenal

Gio Dos Santos- Spurs

USA

Clint Dempsey- Fulham

Eddie Johnson- Fulham

Jonathan Spector- West Ham

Jozy Altidore- Hull City (Pending Work Permit approval)

Brad Friedel- Aston Villa

Brad Guzan- Aston Villa

Erich Lichaj- Aston Villa

Tim Howard- Everton

Anton Peterlin- Everton

Cody Arnoux- Everton

Marcus Hahnemann- Wolves

HONDURAS

Maynor Figeroua- Wigan

Hendry Thomas- Wigan

Wilson Palacios- Spurs

TRINIDAD and TOBAGO

Bobby Zamora-Fulham

Jlloyd Samuel-Bolton

Carlos Edwards-Sunderland

Kenwyne Jones- Sunderland

Jason Scotland- Wigan

JAMAICA

Ricardo Gardner- Bolton

Ricardo Fuller- Stoke

Marlon King- Wigan

CANADA

David Edgar- Burnley

GRENADA

Jason Roberts- Bolton


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A lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game, he served from January 2010 until May 2013 as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the North American Soccer League (NASL). Raised on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old NASL, Krishnaiyer previously hosted the American Soccer Show on the Champions Soccer Radio Network, the Major League Soccer Talk podcast and the EPL Talk Podcast. His soccer writing has been featured by several media outlets including The Guardian and The Telegraph. He is the author of the book Blue With Envy about Manchester City FC.
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