3 to see: De Klassieker, Fla-Flu and a Premier League title duel

It’s another helter skelter ride of vicious derbies and early title clashes in this week’s edition of Just Football’s Three to See column. The Premier League is set for another heavyweight battle, while Brazil and the Netherlands are gearing up for the renewal of hostilities in two of their biggest derbies. Feyenoord v Ajax (Eredivisie) [...]

Death of an unlikely love affair: How James Beattie charmed Accrington Stanley

Accrington Stanley celebrated their second win of the League Two campaign last Saturday, but it couldn’t have been more bittersweet, coming on the back of the shock departure of manager James Beattie on the Friday evening. The shock of the announcement was more through the timing than the fact it had happened. Reading between the [...]

Tevez, Aubameyang, Gervinho…Names of the Champions League Week 1

Names of the Champions League is a feature on Just Football looking at the key players that stood out after each round of the tournament. As the group stages kicked off around the continent, let’s take a look at which players helped their sides get off to the perfect start: Carlos Tevez (Juventus) The Argentine [...]

Generation Next: Luke Garbutt, from controversy at Leeds to first team at Everton?

Generation Next is a feature on Just Football keeping tabs on the best up-and-coming young players in the world. As Everton get ready to kick off their first Europa League campaign in five years, we take a look at Luke Garbutt, the youngster hoping to break into the team…. by Max Miller Name: Luke Garbutt Date of Birth: [...]

The Pot 4 Club - Champions League

The Pot 4 Club – Everything you need to know about… AS Roma

e all know everything about the major clubs that play Champions League football year-in, year-out, right? Pot 1 – with its Chelseas, Arsenals and Real Madrids – is old news. Pot 4 is where the fun’s at. The Pot 4 Club concludes now on Just Football after our detailed analysis of all eight Pot 4 [...]

The Pot 4 Club - Champions League

The Pot 4 Club – Everything you need to know about… BATE Borisov

he Champions League is back for another season – and so is the Pot 4 Club. We love an underdog at Just Football, and there are eight of them every year in the Champions League as the Pot 4 seeded teams battle against Europe’s heavyweights. We all know everything about the Arsenals, Chelseas and Real Madrids of this world, right? [...]

The 10 Series 2014/15: Keeping tabs on the best young players in Europe, Week 1: Kovacic cruises, Kane calamity

The 10 Series on Just Football aims to give the inside track on the 60 best young players in Europe, with stars of the future from England, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands picked out. Each week, we’ll keep you up to date with how the chosen youngsters are getting on. Deji Faremi gets [...]