Yanks Abroad: Americans On The Move

Yanks Abroad: Americans On The Move

  • Posted by Drew Epperley
  • On September 1, 2011
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Yesterday was the end of the European transfer deadline. As many of you know it was a crazy day with players going here and there and teams making last second deals. We had 22 Americans move during this transfer period, most of them happening yesterday.

(H/T to Soccer America, MLSSoccer.com and a couple other places for helping me put this list together)

Here is a list by country/league along with where the Yank came and went to.

Austria (Este Liga)
Seth Moses, Altach from Baltimore Bays Chelsea

Belgium (EXQI League)
Tristan Bowen, KSV Roeselare from Chivas USA, loan
Devann Yao, Boussu Dour Borinage from Ipswich Town

Denmark (SAS Ligaen)
Conor O’Brien, Sonderjysk from Blockhus FC
Brad Rusin, Koge from Carolina RailHawks

England (Premier League)
Brad Friedel, Tottenham from Aston Villa

England (League Championship)
Jonathan Spector, Birmingham City from West Ham United

Finland (Ykkonen)
Kyle Luetkehans, Kemi Kings from University of Vermont

Germany (Bundesliga 1)
Daniel Williams, Hoffenheim from Freiburg
David Yelldell, Bayer Leverkusen from Duisburg

Germany (Bundesliga 2)
Gale Agbossoumonde, Eintracht Frankfurt from Djurgarden, loan
Villyan Bijev, Fortuna Duesseldorf from Cal Odyssey, loan (contract still owned by Liverpool)
Matt Taylor, Paderborn from Rot Weiss Ahlen

Italy (Serie A)
Michael Bradley, Chievo from Borussia M’Gladbach

Netherlands (Eredivisie)
Jozy Altidore, AZ from Villarreal

Norway (Tippeligaen)
Sean Cunningham, Molde from Derby County Wolves

Portugal (Liga Zon Sagres)
Oguchi Onyewu, Sporting from AC Milan
Alexander Zahavi, Vitoria Setubal from Maccabi Haifa, loan

Portugal (Liga Vitalis)
Tony Taylor, Atletico CP from Estoril, loan

Scotland (Premier League)
Alejandro Bedoya, Rangers from Orebro
Carlos Bocanegra, Rangers from St. Etienne

Sweden (Superettan)
Lester Dewee, Angelholm (free agent)

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