Kevin De Bruyne

Classy Kevin De Bruyne and Leonardo Bonucci among top five players in Euro 2016 Group E

Our review of the top five players in each group of the group stages continues on Just Football as we pick out five noteworthy players from Group E. The group was more or less done after two games in this one, Italy’s head-to-head record over Belgium securing them top spot with a game to spare. […]

Andres Iniesta

Andres Iniesta and majestic Luka Modric among top 5 players in Euro 2016 Group D

Our assessment of the top five performers from all six Euro 2016 groups continues on Just Football, as Adam Boufkir ranks the top five star players from Group D – in which Spain and Croatia qualified while Turkey and Czech Republic bowed out. See here for the top five players in Group C, including Mesut Ozil […]

Jerome Boateng

Mesut Ozil and brilliant Jerome Boateng among top five players in Euro 2016 Group C

Our wrap of the top five players from each group at Euro 2016 continues now on Just Football, with Group C (see Group A’s top five players here and Group B’s here). Germany topped the group but they didn’t have it all their own way, finishing level on points with Poland. Meanwhile Northern Ireland managed […]

Manchester United

Manchester United summer transfer targets: Five players Jose Mourinho should bring to Old Trafford

by James Hardwick As one of football’s worst kept secrets finally came to fruition, Jose Mourinho fulfilled a long-term ambition in being named as the new manager at Manchester United following the sacking of Louis Van Gaal. The ‘Special One’ always seemed to be number one choice to take over the reins at a club […]

Gareth Bale Wales

Eric Dier, Gareth Bale stand out among top five players of Euro 2016 Group B

As the group stages of Euro 2016 conclude we’re wrapping up proceedings with our pick of the top five players from each group on Just Football. After Group A yesterday, in which Granit Xhaka and Dimitri Payet excelled among others, we now turn our attentions to Group B, where Wales won the group and England […]

Granit Xhaka

Granit Xhaka, N’Golo Kante stand out among top five players in Euro 2016 Group A

With the action done and dusted in Euro 2016 Group A two teams are safely through to the last 16 – group winners France and second place Switzerland – while Albania’s 1-0 win over Romania means they face a nervy wait to find out if they qualify as one of the four best third-placed nations. In what […]


Generation Next: Giovani Lo Celso – Meet PSG’s new Argentine wonderkid

Generation Next is a regular feature on Just Football in which we keep you updated on the best young players in world football you need to know about. After a profile of Celtic starlet Kieran Tierney in our last edition it’s over to South America now. Or France, as the case may be, to get […]

Andres Iniesta

Euro 2016: Toni Kroos and Andres Iniesta lead midfield maestros taking centre stage

by Adam Boufkir Europe may have its much-publicised differences politically but it seems there are clear similarities among the nations at this year’s European Championships when it comes to developing technical players. The need for composed players in midfield who can dictate the pace of a game has never been more important in European football, with midfielders taking […]

Postcards from Yesteryear: England 4-1 Netherlands, Euro 1996

by Allan Kemp It seems hard to believe but today is the 20th anniversary of England 4-1 Netherlands. A game still widely regarded as England’s finest performance since 1966. A game that ignited Euro ’96. A game where football came home. The England side, managed by the charismatic Terry Venables, had started Euro ’96 under controversial circumstances […]

Dimitri Payet

Euro 2016 best players: From Eric Dier to Dimitri Payet – Every teams’ star performer of round one

The opening round of Euro 2016 games is done and dusted and it’s been a thrilling tournament so far. While in England the off-field crowd disturbances and clashes between England fans, Russian mobs and the French authorities has dominated headlines, the action on the pitch has also been of a high quality. Games have been […]