Harry Kane strikes again, Pogba immaculate – The 10 Series best youngsters in Europe wrap, week 9

The 10 Series is our annual feature on Just Football in which – if you don’t know by now – we selected the 60 best youngsters in Europe to watch in 2014/15 in six major European leagues, with stars of the future selected from England, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands. Each week, we’re keeping you up-to-date with how our chosen youngsters are getting on. Here [...]

Bolasie, Ings, Eriksen… Names of the Premier League, week 12

ith another week of the Premier League in the books, Just Football returns with the latest edition of Names of the Premier League – a weekly column where we review the top headline grabbers from around the league. Yannick Bolasie, Crystal Palace With a 3-1 victory over Liverpool, Crystal Palace supporters were partying like it was 2005 – [...]

Once Bundesliga giants, Northern Derby rivals Werder Bremen and Hamburg are now slugging at the bottom

By Terry Duffelen hese are strange times for football in North Germany. The region’s traditional giants, HSV and SV Werder Bremen, are in decline and supporters of both clubs are living in the shadow of the monied but plastic Wolfsburg and perhaps more embarrassingly the traditionally much smaller, Hannover 96. This weekend’s Northern Derby between [...]


Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United – Game in 10 Tweets

Manchester United fired themselves into the Premier League top four after a lucky 2-1 win against Arsenal at the Emirates. A Kieran Gibbs own goal and a Wayne Rooney strike were enough for Louis Van Gaal’s side to secure the three points. The home side dominated for the majority and, despite a late goal from [...]

Arsenal miss Jenkinson and 2 more Talking Points: Everton 2-1 West Ham

Everton were lucky winners at Goodison Park against a depleted West Ham team playing without their three best attacking players, midfielder Stewart Downing and strikers Enner Valencia and Diafra Sakho. Irons fans will feel hard done by with the result after James McCarthy should have seen red for a first half challenge and Romelu Lukaku’s [...]

Alexis Sanchez v Angel Di Maria – from La Liga to Arsenal and Manchester United with love

he first few months of the 2014-2015 Premier League campaign haven’t gone entirely to plan for Arsene Wenger and Louis van Gaal. Arsenal’s annual injury crisis came early this year as key first-team regulars Mathieu Debuchy, Laurent Koscielny, and Mesut Ozil (among others) have missed substantial time. Meanwhile, in Manchester, van Gaal’s transfer window splurge has failed [...]

Scout’s Honour: What Paul Mitchell’s Move Says About Southampton and Tottenham

By Felix Keith outhampton’s chief scout, Paul Mitchell, has handed in his notice ahead of a move to Tottenham. After overseeing Southampton’s impressive summer recruitment chairman, Daniel Levy has lured Mitchell away from the south coast to re-join old boss Mauricio Pochettino at Spurs. The movement of a member of the back room staff to another football [...]

Southampton success just business as usual for Dusan Tadic

or many who follow the Premier League, Dusan Tadic arrived at Southampton as an unknown entity. And one can imagine a 25 year-old winger from Serbia who spent four years in Eredivisie does not sound like something to get overly excited about. Tadic lacks the dashing looks of Italian Graziano Pellè and had no formidable [...]

3 to see: Arsenal v Manchester United, the Milan derby and Croatia’s eternal enemies

This week’s Three to See includes another Premier League clash laden with tension, with Arsenal v Manchester United topping the bill in England. Meanwhile, there’s grudge matches charged with historical hatred taking place in Italy and Croatia, as the latest editions of two of Europe’s most famous rivalries take place. Dinamo Zagreb v Hajduk Split [...]