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Burnley 0-1 Leicester City: Leicester Hopes Restored

The Lineups Burnley (4-4-2): Heaton / Mee, Shackell, Duff, Trippier / Taylor, Arfield, Jones, Boyd / Jutkiewicz, Ings Leicester City (3-5-2): Schmeichel / Morgan, Huth, Wasilewski / Konchesky, King, Cambiasso, Drinkwater, Albrighton / Vardy, Ulloa Burnley 0-1 Leicester City: Foxes hopes restored by Vardy goal TS Eliot once called April the cruelest month and after a […]

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Luke Shaw is alive and well! The 10 Series best youngsters in Europe review, week 26

With just a few weeks left this season, how are our 60 chosen best youngsters in Europe to watch in 2014/15 getting along? We take a look at last week’s movers and shakers… #The10Series Young Talents of the Week Luke Shaw Despite Manchester United’s loss against Chelsea, the Red Devils gave a good account of themselves, and how much they’ve […]

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3 to See: Arsenal v Chelsea, O Classico and the Derby della Mole

We have a trio of feisty derbies on the agenda in Just Football’s Three to See this week, starting with Torino’s latest attempts to get one over their illustrious rivals Juventus. Arsenal v Chelsea is the Premier League’s standout clash, before Portugal’s O Classico rounds off the weekend’s essential viewing. Torino v Juventus (Serie A) […]

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Introducing Thomas Tuchel: Borussia Dortmund’s Klopp replacement and Europe’s newest hipster manager

With Jürgen Klopp leaving Borussia Dortmund this summer it’s been announced that Thomas Tuchel will replace him starting in 2015/16. But who is Thomas Tuchel and why is he one of Europe’s most in-demand managers? Jack Dowell takes a look… The Bundesliga 2014/15 campaign has been a frantic season of managerial changes that has seen […]

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Neymar, Thiago Alcantara, Chicharito…Names of the Champions League, Matchday 12

The Champions League semi-final line-up is complete, with holders Real Madrid joined by Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Juventus in the final four. Names of the Champions League picks out the star performers of the quarter-finals second-legs… Neymar (Barcelona) PSG took another step forward in the Champions League this season courtesy of their victory over Chelsea, but Barcelona’s emphatic […]

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Does FIFA’s war on Third-Party Ownership spell the end for the ‘Porto model’?

Aided by Third-Party Ownership, FC Porto have been one of Europe’s savviest operators in the transfer market in recent years. But with FIFA now seeking to ban the practice, Just Football looks at the potential ramifications for Porto and their economic model… The proposed sale of Brazilian fullback Danilo to Real Madrid for a reported €31.5 million is just […]

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Eden Hazard, Azpilicueta, Zabaleta… Names of the Premier League, week 33

Just Football returns with another edition of Names of the Premier League, a weekly column highlighting the most noteworthy performances from across the weekend’s Premier League action… Eden Hazard, Chelsea View image | gettyimages.com Following his winner in Chelsea‘s 1-0 victory over Manchester United, Eden Hazard‘s manager, Jose Mourinho, named him alongside Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as […]

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Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United – Match Review & Game in 10 Tweets

Chelsea weathered a fine display from Manchester United to win a valuable three points in their quest for the title. Despite ceding possession and dominance to the visitors, a first half Eden Hazard goal was enough to seal a 1-0 win for the Blues. Much was made of United’s injury crisis going into the match […]

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Ward-Prowse and Martial climb, Lazar Markovic falls – The 10 Series best youngsters in Europe, weeks 24 & 25

So, entering the final stretch of the season, how are our 60 chosen best youngsters in Europe to watch in 2014/15 getting along? We take a look at the last fortnight’s movers and shakers… Reminder: the table after Week 23… .@hkane28's charge to be Europe's best young player 14/15 continues, Alcacer up: http://t.co/MIKRe8zqZN #The10Series pic.twitter.com/nYpdxMWbh9 […]

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“I have to admit, Spurs were on fire.” Reliving Spurs vs Arsenal, the first ever Wembley FA Cup semi-final

FA Cup semi-final weekend is always a memorable occasion, but the first one at Wembley was a real classic. Robert Clucas-Tomlinson relives the first ever Wembley FA Cup semi-final: Tottenham vs Arsenal, 1991… “I firmly believe that this Arsenal side should have done the double, and was certainly good enough to do so, but that day […]