THE INTERVIEW: Young, Scottish and Managing – Barry Ferguson & Gary Naysmith get stuck into football management

There are few places more challenging to begin a career in management than Scotland’s League Two – low budgets, part-time players and arduous treks to away fixtures are just part of the fun. But in terms of learning on the job – the hard way – there’s nowhere better. Sarah McLean speaks to two Scottish managers starting from the bottom…

Deulofeu struggling but is Ross Barkley the best young player in Europe? The 10 Series 2014/15 wrap, week 12

The 10 Series is our annual feature on Just Football in which – if you don’t know by now – we selected the 60 best young players 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 our chosen youngsters to work out just [...]

FIFA Club World Cup 2014: Everything you need to know about…Auckland City

By Mathew Burt The 2014 Club World Cup is up and running as the continental champions look for global glory in Morocco. Real Madrid, as favourites, are a household name, but what about the other contenders for the prestigious prize? Because we leave no stone unturned on Just Football, here’s everything you need to know about this year’s Club [...]

How Bournemouth’s Eddie Howe is establishing himself as one of England’s brighest young managers

This could turn out to be a monumental week in Eddie Howe’s fledgeling managerial career and in the history of his high flying AFC Bournemouth side, writes Jon Vine. 5-3 win over Cardiff on Saturday took Bournemouth to the top of the Championship table. On Saturday the Cherries travel to bottom of the league Blackpool [...]

FIFA Club World Cup 2014: Everything you need to know about… San Lorenzo

By Mathew Burt The 2014 Club World Cup is up and running as the continental champions look for global glory in Morocco. Real Madrid, as favourites, are a household name, but what about the other contenders for the prestigious prize? Because we leave no stone unturned on Just Football, here’s everything you need to know about Copa Libertadores winners San [...]

Copa Sudamericana success crowns River Plate’s revival despite league title sting

Few clubs in world football can claim to have had as eventful a year as River Plate, with their Copa Sudamericana success just the tip of the iceberg of a very successful 2014 for the Buenos Aires club. Tom Robinson gives the lowdown on los Millonarios’ return to the big time. espite missing out on [...]

FIFA Club World Cup 2014: Everything you need to know about… Cruz Azul

By Mathew Burt The 2014 Club World Cup is up and running as the continental champions look for global glory in Morocco. Real Madrid, as favourites, are a household name, but what about the other contenders for the prestigious prize? Because we leave no stone unturned on Just Football, here’s everything you need to know [...]

Hazard, Giroud, De Gea… Names of the Premier League, week 16

pent your entire weekend locked up in your basement, eating from a tube, and watching David de Gea highlights on loop? Fear not as each week we close the books on the latest week of play with the Names of the Premier League –  a weekly column in which we highlight the star performances from the Premier [...]

What’s in a name? Once European Champions, Steaua Bucharest stripped of name in battle with Romanian Army

By Mathew Burt hat’s in a name? Well, quite a lot in the emotion-filled world of football where names of famous clubs stir up emotions and bring back memories of past glories. ‘Real Madrid’ instantly invokes the glory of their ten European Cup triumphs and the Galactico spending on Ronaldo, Zidane, Beckham, and Figo. Would [...]

Robin Van Persie Manchester United attacking options

Manchester United 3-0 Liverpool – Game Review in 10 Tweets

fter the ignominy of losing twice in the Premier League to their bitter rivals last season, Manchester United were out for revenge in their first clash with Liverpool this term, with both substantially changed in both personnel and outlook from the clubs that faced off in 2013/14. It is fair to say the Red Devils [...]

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