Liverpool 0-0 Manchester United – Game in 11 Tweets as Mourinho ekes out goalless draw

Red Monday, which sounds like a pivotal, tide-turning battle in a medieval war, was actually a damp squib of a Monday Night Football which saw storied rivals Liverpool and Manchester United draw 0-0. A two-week international break and a contractually obliged drab Super Sunday led to Sky Sports’ abundant build up of Manchester United and Liverpool’s fourth […]


Liverpool v Manchester United – pre-match facts, stats, team news and things to read

It’s the big one. “Red Monday” as Sky have dubbed it. Liverpool v Manchester United, Jurgen Klopp v Jose Mourinho, Roberto Firmino v Paul Pogba. The two most successful clubs in English football. Five European Cups v twenty league titles. Jamie Carragher v Gary Neville. We could go on. It’s rare that this fixture is […]


3 To See: Liverpool v Manchester United, Bilbao derby and MLS has a Canada-off

We love international football here at Just Football. No, really. We do. But, in all honesty, during some international weeks, finding three genuinely exciting games can be a struggle. Club football is different. The breadth of strong leagues across the globes mean that domestic weekends can sometimes hold more excitement than their international counterparts. This […]

Old Trafford

Analysis: Manchester United will struggle to beat the big teams until this tactic changes

Despite the fanfare, the helicopter entrances, the glitzy photo shoots, hashtags and multi-millions spent, Manchester United‘s start to the season is yet to match the summer’s bombast. Three defeats and a draw from the opening 11 games isn’t quite panic stations; the Red Devils lie sixth in the league after seven games, five points behind […]

Premier League

Slick-passing Chelsea, dirty Wanyama and long ball Middlesbrough: The Premier League season so far – in stats

After what feels like an extra long international break, the high-octane 2016/17 Premier League season returns this coming weekend. There has been much to chew over in the early weeks, with some great teams vying for the title this season, but every time a contender puts a run of form together, they stumble. It looked as though […]

JF70 best young talents in Europe

Alex Iwobi, Kasper Dolberg and the #JF70 best young players in Europe review – week 1

At the start of the season we released our #JF70 Class of 2016/17 – the 70 best young talents you need to keep an eye on this season (22 or under as of 1st September 2016). Each week we’ll be keeping an eye on this players throughout the season, covering their progress on Twitter @JustFootball […]


Generation Next: Alexander Isak – Meet Sweden’s talented heir to Zlatan Ibrahimovic

#GenerationNext is our regular feature on Just Football looking at the best upcoming young footballers to keep an eye on. Teenage striker Alexander Isak is making waves in Sweden. We take a look at the wonderkid many are (perhaps predictably) dubbing the next Zlatan… It’s not very often that a player from the Sweden Allsvenskan […]


From Lallana to Firmino… 5 Liverpool players whose fortunes have changed under Klopp

October 2015 was a different time. You could walk around a park without being mugged by a Pikachu. If a crowd was chanting “whoooo!” they were teasing a lesser known substitute not rhythmically clapping along to a Viking chant. And finally, Brendan Rodgers was Liverpool manager. That was until October 4th however. A tough start, […]

Jurgen Klopp to Liverpool

12 months of Klopp: The transformation of Liverpool FC

Jürgen Klopp’s first year at Liverpool has been a rollercoaster ride for Reds fans. Joel Rabinowitz reviews a year of Jürgen… It’s quite remarkable the difference one year can make in an individual person’s life – and for that matter, the life of a football club, too. The two things need not be mutually exclusive, especially […]