Play College Soccer Overseas

Study and Play Soccer in the UK

As the largest sport in the UK at the university level, there are over 500 men’s and women’s soccer teams competing across more than 50 competitive leagues every season.

Play Overseas work alongside the best soccer institutions in the UK and can connect you directly with coaches at universities that meet your athletic and academic ambitions.

Our free service can help you find an opportunity to extend your soccer career in the UK whilst adding an international qualification to your resume.

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Play Overseas can help you to extend your soccer career and identify opportunities that meet your sporting ambitions.

Pursue A Degree

Study either a Bachelor’s degree which typically last three years, or a Master’s degrees which are often completed in one year.

Save Money

Tuition fees in the UK are generally lower than in the US, and the shorter duration of UK programs will help you save money in the long run.

Did you know that as a postgrad student-athlete in the UK you can:

  • Continue your soccer career by competing as a graduate student – regardless of the number of years you played in the NCAA/NAIA
  • Complete a master’s degree in just 12 months
  • Choose from over 100 different courses to study
  • Secure a scholarship to reduce the cost of your year overseas
  • Experience life in a new country

Play Overseas Graduates

Meet some of the former US college athletes who have benefitted from our free service and completed a postgrad year in the UK.

Josh Cooley

University of Rochester

Graduated in 2021 with an MSc in Sport Biomechanics.

Hailey Chappell

Campbellsville University

Graduated in 2022 with her Master’s Degree in Political Psychology.

Arryana Daniels

Temple University

Graduated in 2022 with her Master’s Degree in Public Health.

Rebecca Coutinho

Belmont Abbey College

Graduated in 2020 with her Master’s Degree in Health Psychology.

Quinn Liebmann

Gonzaga University

Graduated in 2022 with his Master’s Degree in Real Estate Finance and Investment.

Arianna Durling

Rowan University

Graduated in 2023 with her Master’s Degree in Psychology of Sport and Exercise.

Devlyn Jeter

University of Portland

Graduated in 2020 with her Master’s Degree.

Elizabeth Cruz

University of California Merced

Graduated in 2020 with her Master’s Degree in Sport Science.

James McMahon

East Stroudsburg University

Graduated in 2021 with a Master’s in Physics of Materials.

How Play Overseas Can Help You

  • Free Service: Our service is free for all applicants to use.
  • Overseas Network: We work with universities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  • Record of Success: In the last five years we have helped hundreds of former NCAA D1, D2, D3 and NAIA institutions pursue their master’s degree in the UK.
  • We Are Here To Help: Our expert staff support you from your initial enquire, all the way through to departure to your UK University.

Compete for a National Championship with your UK University team

The regular soccer season for UK university teams begins in October and ends in January, with the postseason running from February to March.

Beyond the league, there are also various knockout competitions that run alongside the league. Lower-tiered teams compete in Conference Cup competitions, whilst first and second teams will battle it out in the highly coveted National Trophy and National Championship competitions.

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