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Brazil World Cup 2014 post-mortem

The Post-Mortem: World Cup 2014 – Brazil

The Post-Mortem is a series on Just Football looking at a selection of (predominantly) non-performing teams at World Cup 2014 and analysing the future. What went wrong? Who’s to blame? And what next? We continue now with a look at arguably the World Cup 2014′s biggest (and most surprising) disappointment: Brazil… Part I – Portugal [...]

Charles Aranguiz

Good Player Guide #26 – Charles Aranguiz

by Blair Newman Charles Aranguiz (Internacional / Chile) Twitter: charanguiz20 n a Chile team made up of extremely noticeable players; from Gary “Pitbull” Medel and Arturo “Warrior” Vidal through to Arsenal’s new livewire Alexis Sanchez, the diligent contribution of Charles Aranguiz at this summer’s World Cup could easily be brushed over. Chile played a high [...]

Chile – 2014 World Cup squad

Following in the footsteps of Marcelo Bielsa, Jorge Sampaoli has produced a hard-working, high-intensity, lightning quick Chile team with an uber-attacking mentality. Make no mistake, this squad is more than capable of getting out of a tough group. Arturo Vidal stands out as undoubtedly the key man at the heart of Chile’s midfield, though injury [...]

Everton Ribeiro

Éverton Ribeiro – Why a move to Manchester United is unlikely, for now…

ruzeiro’s left-footed attacking midfielder Éverton Ribeiro has impressed in the Brazilian national league this season, a key player as his team won the title several weeks before the end of the competition. The 24-year-old was named the best player in the league in 2013 by the Brazilian FA and his performances have since seen him [...]

Copa Libertadores 2013 – Just Football’s Best XI of the Tournament

Atlético Mineiro won their first ever Copa Libertadores title this season, as I had predicted they might on Just Football some months ago. But there were some good players from other teams that played in the competition. With the dust settled and the trophy now engraved with the Belo Horizonte team’s name for the first [...]