Harry Kane

The Inspirational Rise of Harry Kane – Or Why We Should Learn To Stop Worrying And Live in the Moment

In the build-up to the first major showpiece event of this season in English football – the League Cup final at Wembley – a significant bulk of the focus centred on the battle in attack. Chelsea vs Spurs: Diego Costa vs Harry Kane. That the two could even be compared seemed strange, when you think […]

Celtic Park

Northampton Town in the Premier League, Aguero the World Cup-winning manager! The football world in 2042 as told through Football Manager: Part I

What will football be like in the future? What will happen to the clubs and the players that we love now? Will England finally be able to win a second World Cup? Jonathan Sharples, a man whose commitment to Football Manager 2013 is perhaps unrivalled, provides Just Football with the answers… Greetings from the year 2042. I […]

Loan Deadline Day

Loan Deadline Day: Eight of the best deals as Arsenal, Chelsea & Manchester United youngsters boost Championship teams

The January transfer window in England may have closed long ago, but Thursday was loan deadline day in the Football League, with the loan window re-opened from 9th February until today. There have been plenty of interesting last-minute moves going through involving Championship sides in particular. Here are eight of the most noteworthy… Eight of the best… […]

Championship Title Race

The crazy Championship title race – Will Bournemouth hold their nerve? Or will Watford, Middlesbrough or others pounce?

This season’s Championship title race is turning into one of the most hotly contested leagues in European football with the quest to secure a golden ticket to the Premier League almost impossible to call. Leicester ran away with the league last season, but this time around there are still around eight teams, who will have […]

Kevin Wimmer

Introducing Kevin Wimmer: The Bundesliga defender heading to Spurs

With the January transfer window not long slammed shut and all eyes on the business end of the season, it seems a little early for the summer transfer rumours to start. But FC Köln added fuel to the fire that Kevin Wimmer is heading to Tottenham Hotspur by confirming the 22-year-old has been in talks with the club. […]


Juan Mata, Kane, Gerrard… Names of the Premier League, week 30

Just Football returns with another instalment of Names of the Premier League – a weekly feature bringing you the most noteworthy performances from across the weekend’s Premier League action. Steven Gerrard, Liverpool Things you can do in 38 seconds: clip the toenails on at least one of your feet, comb your hair, and tie your […]

FC Barcelona

Barcelona 2-1 Real Madrid: Clinical Catalans defeat Los Blancos

The Lineups Barcelona (4-3-3): Bravo, Alves, Pique, Mathieu, Alba, Mascherano, Rakitic, Iniesta, Messi, Suarez, Neymar. Real Madrid (4-4-2): Casillas, Carvajal, Ramos, Pepe, Marcelo, Bale, Modric, Kroos, Isco, Ronaldo, Benzema. Barcelona 2-1 Real Madrid: Notes on a Surprising Clasico For most of the Lionel Messi era at Barcelona the book on beating the Catalan giants has […]


Liverpool 1-2 Manchester United: Match Report and Game in 10 Tweets

It was a tale of two number eights at Anfield, as Juan Mata scored a magnificent brace to secure victory for Manchester United, while Steven Gerrard‘s last appearance against Liverpool‘s great rivals ended in disgrace. The match finished Liverpool 1-2 Manchester United. Both sides were unchanged from their last match, meaning there was no place in […]

El Clasico

Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Top 10 Goals in Modern El Clasico History

by Matt Gault El Clasico is football’s ultimate blockbuster fixture. Throughout the years, when Barcelona and Real Madrid clash we are usually treated to some of the finest individual and team performances, the most heated brawls, and electrifying contests that live long in the memory. But what makes this great fixture stand above the rest in […]


Lucien Favre, 4-4-2 and how Borussia Moenchengladbach became the Bundesliga’s surprise package

by Hamoudi Fayad Borussia Moenchengladbach was a club in turmoil, in the Bundesliga relegation zone with two games left of 2010-11. The Swiss-born Lucien Favre had arrived at Borussia-Park having taken over from the recently fired Michael Frontzeck who boasted a 23% win percentage since his managerial career started at Alemannia Aachen. Favre was renowned as an […]