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Suarez shines, Calhanoglu strikes – The 10 Series best young players in Europe 2014/15 wrap, week 6

The 10 Series is our annual feature on Just Football in which we selected the 60 best young players in Europe to watch in six major European leagues, with stars of the future selected from England, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands. Each week, we’ll keep you up to date with how the chosen youngsters are getting on. Here are the standout players of week 6… [...]

Fellaini, Song, Ameobi… Names of the Premier League, week 9

he Premier League threw up no shortage of shocks once again this weekend, perhaps the biggest of which was Marouane Fellaini turning in a good performance for the second match in a row. More on that below, along with the rest of our Names of the Premier League for gameweek nine… Alex Song, West Ham [...]

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3 To See: El Clasico, Manchester United v Chelsea and the derby of eternal enemies

The biggest club fixture in the world will be given some extra bite this weekend by the most anticipated debut of the season, but it’s far from the only grudge match taking place in Europe, with Greece’s biggest derby also joining El Clasico on the agenda. As well as as those two matches, we’ve picked [...]

Generation Next: Abdoulaye Doucoure – Meet the Stade Rennais prodigy whose idol is Yaya Toure

Name: Abdoulaye Doucoure Date of Birth: 1st January 1993 Age: 21 Position: Midfielder Club: Stade Rennais Nationality: French Twitter:  by Rich Allen rance has an illustrious history of producing great young players. Its academies are the envy of world football. Running alongside the infamous Institut national du football de Clairefontaine, many Ligue 1 clubs produce [...]

Hazard, Robben, Koke… Names of the Champions League, Matchday 3

Names of the Champions League is a feature on Just Football in which we look at the key names after each round of the tournament. With the group stage already at the half-way mark, let’s have a look at who stood out in week 3: Luiz Adriano, Shakhtar Donetsk With the turmoil and chaos that has beset much [...]

3 Football Blogs we’re enjoying this week: European Travels, Swansea & Shay Given doing a Miley Cyrus

eviving a series we introduced a few years ago here on Just Football, inspired by the guys at Highsnobiety, we’re back to bring you the very best of football on the web. We’ve scoured the best football blogs, waded through the weird and wonderful world of Tumblr, and sought out some of the finest writing [...]

Ross Barkley back with a bang, Januzaj flops – The 10 Series best young players in Europe 2014/15 wrap, week 5

The 10 Series is our annual feature on Just Football in which we selected the 60 best young players in Europe to watch in six major European leagues, with stars of the future selected from England, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands. Each week, we’ll keep you up to date with how the chosen youngsters are getting on. Here are the talents and biggest [...]

Russia Racism Isn’t Going Away Anytime Soon And There Are Historical Reasons For That

uring the negotiations at Potsdam between Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill that would settle the fate of post-war Europe, the three men made a fascinating and now mostly forgotten decision. Stalin was insistent that the post-war treaty include a provision that would give a part of eastern Poland to the Soviet Union. The region had once been under Russian [...]

Vergini, Tadić, Aguero… Names of the Premier League, week 8

rom own goals to puzzling penalty decisions, it was quite an interesting weekend for the Premier League. Here are the star Names of the Premier League for week eight…. Sergio Agüero, Manchester City With persistent knee problems and a disappointing performance at the World Cup, some began to speculate that Manchester City‘s Argentinian striker was [...]