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England squad: 10 uncapped English players Gareth Southgate could call up

At 2pm today the England squad is announced for the friendly game against Germany on March 22nd and the World Cup qualifier against Lithuania the following Sunday. Gareth Southgate will be deprived of some key players – particularly Harry Kane – but it may give him a chance to experiment. With some uncapped Englishmen impressing in […]

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Romelu Lukaku, Georginio Wijnaldum, Niasse… Names of the Premier League, week 28

The FA Cup matches meant postponements for games in the Premier League and nightmares for Fantasy Premier League managers trying to somehow put a team of eleven players out. Nevertheless, the four matches that did take place didn’t disappoint. There were 14 goals and crucial points picked up at both ends of the table. Let’s […]

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Chelsea 1 – 0 Manchester United: Game in 10 Tweets as Kante scores a stunner and Herrera sees red in the FA Cup

With 3/4ths of the FA Cup semi-final line-up already decided, all that remained was to see whether Chelsea or Manchester United would join Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur in the last four at Wembley. It’s fair to say that Jose Mourinho‘s first return to Stamford Bridge his new job did not go well, as […]

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The Basque derby: A history of Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad’s intense rivalry

Since the late 1920s, two clubs have been fighting for bragging rights as the best team in the Basque country. Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad have played one another on over 150 occasions, with the former dominating the latter as the strongest side of the region. Basque derby: The early years The first ever fixture […]

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Andre Belotti, Kylian Mbappe and the Manchester City loan star – #JF70 young talents of the week, week 13

With plenty of football action going on across Europe, our young #JF70 stars were shining everywhere. Which players really caught the eye, though? Deji Faremi picks the best of an impressive bunch. SEE ALSO: What is the #JF70? Head here for an explanation #JF70 young talents of the week Andrea Belotti Andrea Belotti has become the first […]

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Bayern Munich, Torino and a Chelsea loanee star in our #JF70 young talents of the week, week 12

Another week, another roundup of the Just Football #JF70 wonderkids making waves across Europe. Deji Faremi selects the stars who have caught the eye in recent weeks…. Kingsley Coman Embed from Getty Images   He had an impressive 2015/2016 season and key role in France’s run to the Euro 2016 final last summer. So it […]

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Adam Lallana, Llorente, Boruc… Names of the Premier League, week 27

The Premier League continues on and there is still plenty up for grabs. With six teams vying for the Champions League places, and a couple of sides hoping to stop Chelsea disappearing off into the distance, and a relegation battle that’s really getting interesting, there was plenty to interest and intrigue fans at both ends […]

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3 defenders Antonio Conte is keen on signing for Chelsea this summer

Antonio Conte took charge at Chelsea in the summer of 2016 and since his arrival at Stamford Bridge the Blues have been regularly linked with world-renowned defenders.  Conte’s Chelsea have compiled what seems to be an unassailable lead at the top of the Premier League, and much can be attributed to their resolute defence. Chelsea […]

Liverpool vs. Arsenal: 5 recent classics to relive ahead of this weekend’s clash

This weekend heralds a potentially titanic clash in the Premier League between two sides steeped in history. On Saturday evening, it’s Liverpool vs. Arsenal. The home side sit 5th in the league at the time of writing. Their London guests one place above them, in the much-coveted Champions League places. Both sides will be desperate […]

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Sense and sensibility: How Feyenoord climbed back to the top

Feyenoord have been sleeping giants in the Netherlands for nearly two decades, with their last league title coming in 1999. But steady growth has led them to top of the Eredivisie and a shot at a long-awaited title. Rahul Warrier explains how…. The summer signings of two Premier League rejects and a prolific scorer, albeit […]