Fantasy Premier League: Five players to cop and five players to drop from your fantasy team

Where’s the time going? At the start of August we tipped you off with 10 under-the-radar picks for your Fantasy Premier League team, and here we are with nearly 20% of the season gone already. How’s your team getting on? Surprisingly high in the table and a clean sheet away from a pizza? Languishing near the […]

JF60 best young players in Europe

Romelu Lukaku shines, Leroy Sane shows Schalke his worth… The JF60 Young Talent Review, weeks 2 & 3

The #JF60 Class of 2016 is our pick of the 60 most exciting young talents to watch in six major European Leagues this season. Launched last week, we looked at the most talented young players in England, Spain, Italy, France, the Netherlands and Germany, and we’ll be tracking them closely throughout the season. Let’s take […]

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Robert Lewandowski, Juan Mata, Ronaldo… Names of the Champions League, Matchday 2

Europe’s elite competition provided another week of upsets, broken records and outstanding performances, as the Champions League groups start to take shape. Names of the Champions League is back to bring you the star performers from matchday two… Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich To say Robert Lewandowski has had a good week would be to do […]


Generation Next: Anwar El Ghazi – the Ajax starlet who shunned Morocco for the Netherlands

Generation Next is a regular feature on Just Football profiling the best young talents in world football you need to know about. Most recently we looked at Monaco’s young starlet Gabriel Boschilia. Next up, Alex Blinston profiles a man on the rise in the Netherlands, Anwar El Ghazi… Name: Anwar El Ghazi Date of Birth: 3 […]


Alexis Sanchez, Daniel Sturridge, Mbabu… Names of the Premier League, week 7

Names of the Premier League is our weekly wrap on Just Football of the star names of each week’s top-flight action. Here are the star men you need to know about from week 7…. Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal Alexis Sanchez had hit 53 shots in the Premier League without scoring prior to Arsenal’s game this weekend, but […]

One-on-one football training

PLAY: One-on-one training and youth coaching in football – An interview with Phil Tait

Developing young players is a constantly evolving process in football, with new ideas and concepts emerging all the time. As part of PLAY, our section for coaching and youth development on Just Football, Stephen Fraser caught up with Phil Tait from Phil Tait Soccer 1 on 1 to discuss how one-on-one training is becoming increasingly […]

FIFA 16: Five things you’re guaranteed to do during FIFA Launch Weekend

Just as the days of December fly by, so has the time between the announcement of FIFA 16 to today (‘FIFA Eve’ if you will). Tomorrow, or 00:01am if you’re dead keen, sees the launch of this year’s installment of EA Sports’ football franchise, FIFA. At Just Football we’ve already discussed FIFA 16’s top 10 […]

Paul Pogba - forget 'new Vieira' - he's the new Zidane

Sir Alex Ferguson finally reveals why Paul Pogba left Manchester United

Sir Alex Ferguson has lifted the lid on the reason behind Paul Pogba departing Manchester United during his tenure as manager, laying the blame on the Juventus midfielder’s agent Mino Raiola. Considered one of the most exciting prospects to come through United’s youth system in years after joining from Le Havre in 2009, Pogba left […]

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Anthony Martial, Berahino, Ighalo… Names of the Premier League, week 6

Names of the Premier League is our weekly wrap on Just Football of the star names of each week’s top-flight action. While everyone gets their knickers in a twist about the Gabriel / Diego Costa handbags, here are the main players who did their talking on the field…. Anthony Martial, Manchester United Anthony Martial continued […]

Mesut Ozil

Player Analysis: Is Mesut Ozil living up to expectations at Arsenal?

When Mesut Ozil signed for Arsenal in the closing hours of the transfer window in early September 2013, the reaction from Arsenal supporters was somewhere on the sliding scale between jubilation and hysteria. In fairness, this was quite understandable. On the back of a frustrating transfer window, the deal, made possible after Gareth Bale’s Real […]