POLL: Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Man City or United – Who do you think will win the Premier League 2014/15?

ou’ve seen all the teams once, now it’s time to have your say. After an interesting, if perhaps predictable, opening day (besides Manchester United, bless ‘em) which of the top teams have impressed you most and who do you think will win the Premier League? As many expected, all the big favourites for the Premier [...]

Sigurðsson, Fàbregas, Cabella: Names of the Premier League, week 1

The Premier League has returned and with it so has the Names of the Premier League - a weekly column where we offer you the best performers of the first week. Gylfi Sigurðsson, Swansea City Returning to the Welsh side after a two-year stint with Tottenham, Sigurðsson celebrated his homecoming in a grand fashion – spoiling the much-anticipated [...]

Generation Next: Harry Kane – Spurs’ young English striker with curiously little hype

Generation Next is a feature on Just Football keeping tabs on the best up-and-coming young players in the world. After breaking into the Spurs first-team last season, we assess Harry Kane’s chances of becoming a household name over the coming year. Name: Harry Kane Date of Birth: 28th July 1993 Age: 21 Position: Striker Club: Tottenham Hotspur Nationality: [...]

Manchester United 1-2 Swansea City – Game in 10 Tweets

fter a long, torturous month of pretending to care about preseason football, the Premier League is back. And in a big way. Spoiling the debut of Manchester United’s new manager Louis van Gaal, Swansea City won 2-1 – handing United their first home opener loss since 1972. Starting a 3-5-2 formation that van Gaal used [...]

New Season - Premier League 2014/15

Premier League 2014/15: Four ways the World Cup will change the league completely

n 2010, Spain passed their way to a World Cup victory – defeating the Netherlands 1-0 after extra time. For many in the footballing community, the result signalled the birth of a new tactical era, establishing possession as the primary currency of the sport. Such a conclusion may have been a bit exaggerated (it was [...]

3 to See: CSKA, Seattle and King Louis’s Manchester United

he Premier League has returned and so has Three to See – the preview column by Just Football looking at the most intriguing fixtures. This week, the pick of the Premier League, a big clash in the MLS and one of the biggest derbies in Russian football: Manchester United vs Swansea City (Premier League) Saturday 16th August [...]

Manchester City 2014/15: Four reasons City won’t retain the title (and one reason they will)

by Neil Quinn Manchester City Major Honours: 4 league titles, 1 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, 5 FA Cups, 3 League Cups. Big season for: James Milner. Rumours linking the 28 year-old with a summer move were premature, but after starting only 12 league games last year, needs to convince Pellegrini of his worth as he [...]

Chelsea 2014/15: Mourinho at a crossroads after two years of turbulence

Chelsea Big Season For: Eden Hazard – the kid is good enough to be a Ballon D’Or contender but hasn’t quite shown it consistently enough at Chelsea yet, and disappointed in Brazil. At 23 it’s now time to truly fulfil his incredible potential. Player to Watch: Cesc Fabregas – somewhere along the line it got [...]

Liverpool 2014/15: What will life after Suarez look like for the Reds?

A week of Premier League 2014/15 season previews continues now on Just Football with our preview of Liverpool, by Andrew Schofield: Liverpool Major Honours: 18 League Titles, 8 League Cups, 7 FA Cups, 5 European Cups Big Season For: Martin Škrtel. With the addition of Southampton’s Dejan Lovren, competition for starting places along the back line are more competitive than [...]

Arsenal 2014/15: Can the Gunners cash in on their newfound optimism and be champions?

Arsenal Major Honours: 13 League Titles, 11 FA Cups, 2 League Cups Big season for: Jack Wilshere. With the Arsenal midfield becoming more and more crowded with each passing transfer window, Wilshere needs to assert his place on the squad with a strong performance this year. Player to Watch: Mesut Özil. With Alexis Sánchez joining [...]