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Generation Next: 10 future stars to look out for at the Sudamericano U20 2015

The 2015 South American Youth Football Championship (Sudamericano U20) begins this week in Uruguay, offering the chance to catch a glimpse of some of South America’s hottest young prospects in action. The likes of Neymar, Alexis Sanchez and Lionel Messi have all represented their countries at the Sudamericano U20 in years gone by and there are […]

Ballon d'Or

Ronaldo and Messi’s Ballon d’Or duopoly is unlikely to end anytime soon

It was in 2007 that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi first ascended the Ballon d’Or stage to collect an award in recognition of their individual brilliance, but neither man took the top award that year. AC Milan midfielder Kaka beat both men to first place in the Ballon d’Or voting, but even then the brilliance of […]

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Generation Next: Matias Kranevitter among five young Argentine no.5s set to star in 2015

If the most iconic footballing number in Argentina is the number 10 worn by famous enganches such as Diego Maradona, Juan Roman Riquelme and now Lionel Messi, then the number 5 is not far behind in terms of importance. Worn by the defensive midfielder, the number 5 typically acts as the rudder of the team, […]

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Ronaldo, the World Cup, Hamilton Academical, Harry Kane – it’s Just Football’s end of year review 2014

 Just Football takes you through the thrills and spills of the 365 days just past with our end of year review 2014. Jonathan Fadugba, Andrew Schofield, Sarah McLean, Nick Harris and Jake Meador pick out their outstanding players, teams and moments of the year gone by. Player of the Year 2014 Lionel Messi, Barcelona (Jonathan Fadugba – Editor, […]

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3 to see: The Tyne-Wear derby, the Club World Cup final and the Derby della Scala

The big games keep on coming in the Premier League, with the Tyne-Wear derby between Newcastle and Sunderland the headline act in England this weekend. Further afield there is the Club World Cup final to take in, and one of Italy’s newer derbies is sure to get your Sunday off to a fiery start. Here […]

FIFA Club World Cup 2014: Everything you need to know about… San Lorenzo

By Mathew Burt The 2014 Club World Cup is up and running as the continental champions look for global glory in Morocco. Real Madrid, as favourites, are a household name, but what about the other contenders for the prestigious prize? Because we leave no stone unturned on Just Football, here’s everything you need to know about Copa Libertadores winners San […]

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3 to See: Manchester United v Liverpool, O Classico and the Argentine title decider

The Premier League returns to the top of the Three to See billing this week, with Manchester United v Liverpool sure to set a few hearts racing on Sunday. Elsewhere, Portugal’s O Classico pits Porto against Benfica, while the Argentine Primera Division is set for a thrilling conclusion to its title race. Manchester United v […]

Angelo Henriquez

Angelo Henriquez: Why Manchester United’s current hottest striker is the one you completely forgot

Manchester United seemed to have picked up one of the best young strikers in the world when they signed Angelo Henriquez in 2012, but the Chilean is yet to make his mark for the Red Devils. Tom Robinson takes a look at the 20-year-old’s career so far, and assesses his chances of breaking into Louis […]

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3 to See: Liverpool v Chelsea, Paraguay’s Superclasico and a Ligue 1 title face-off

The Premier League continues to throw up massive fixtures will almost reckless regularity, with Liverpool v Chelsea the pick of the schedule in England this weekend. Elsewhere in Three to See, Ligue 1 provides a crunch match of its own as the top two sides go head to head, and Paraguay’s biggest rivals meet. Liverpool […]

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