Football and Cocktails

The Vodka Messi, The Rooney, El Pistolero… 7 recipes if footballers were cocktails

Despite absolutely madcap reports of snow in April in the UK, springtime is (supposedly) here and the summer is coming. That means festivals, nice weather, sitting out in the sun in fields trying to make sense of the latest bands. Sunscreen. Cool shades. Cocktails. With Euro 2016 and the Copa America on the horizon, it also […]

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The Next King of Scotland? Assessing 8 candidates to be the next Celtic manager

by Kevin McCluskie The recent announcement that Ronny Deila would be leaving Celtic at the end of the season was probably one of the worst kept secrets in Scottish football. There has been speculation over the Norwegian’s future for the majority of the season following Celtic’s failure to qualify for the Champions League group stage […]

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Remarkable Leicester City “have given hope to Southampton and everyone in the league”

Southampton captain Jose Fonte believes Leicester City’s remarkable rise to within one win of the Premier League title has given hope to every team in the league. Leicester can win English football’s biggest prize for the first time in their history this weekend when they face Manchester United at Old Trafford. After title rivals Spurs dropped […]

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Revealed: Jose Fonte “spoke to Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain about Southampton return”

Southampton captain Jose Fonte has confirmed to Just Football that he has spoken to Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain about a potential return to the club. Oxlade-Chamberlain has been heavily linked with a move away from Arsenal in recent weeks, with various reports suggesting Arsenal are willing to listen to offers for the 22-year-old wide man this summer. […]

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Eden Hazard, Leonardo Ulloa, Iheanacho… Names of the Premier League, week 35

Leicester are just one win away from lifting the Premier League title courtesy of their 4-0 thrashing of Swansea City and Tottenham’s unfortunate slip-up as they drew 1-1 against West Brom. At the other end of the table, an impressive draw for Sunderland against Arsenal, and likewise for northern counterparts Newcastle at Liverpool, sees Norwich […]

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Martin Odegaard: Time to move on from Real Madrid (already)?

by Bror Johannes Larsen Since his big-money move (at least by Norwegian standards) to Real Madrid in 2015, Martin Ødegård has become a more-or-less household, mispronounced name. Ødegård made a name for himself in Norway during the 2014 season as technically the best player the country has ever produced. The whole country held debates about where […]

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney tops list of 10 richest young sportsmen in Britain

Wayne Rooney is Britain’s richest young sportsman with a fortune of £82 million, according to The Sunday Times Rich List 2016 – the definitive guide to wealth in Britain and Ireland – to be published this weekend. Embed from Getty Images Despite being criticised often this season Rooney’s wealth has grown by £10m in the […]

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Marcus Rashford, Mamadou Sakho, Aguero… Names of the Premier League, week 34

The title race is hotting up. Leicester are still grinding out results, while Tottenham look like – in the words of Harry Kane – lions ready to pounce on any slip up. Things are just as tense down the other end of the table, too. With Villa already relegated, two of three sides are doomed […]

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The Serie A Supermarket: 7 under-the-radar players on Premier League scouts’ shortlists

The summer transfer window is fast approaching, with scouts around the world putting the finishing touches to diligently-filed reports in their notebooks. But what will the window bring to English football from Italy? Top teams’ supporters hope to see a Paul Pogba or Radja Nainggolan emerging from the airport with a scarf in their hands and a […]

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Euro 2016 England squad: 15 outside contenders looking to book their ticket to France

Now less than two months away, Euro 2016 is fast creeping up on the horizon. With England‘s squad for France pretty much defined bar a handful of places, the final five weeks of the Premier League season are huge for any English players not present in Roy Hodgson’s recent squad for the games against Germany and […]