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9 underrated footballers around Europe whose stock rose dramatically in 2016/17

With the 2016/17 season coming to an end, let’s take a look at some players who started the season more in the background but have now become fundamental players for their clubs. Despite their feats, these players are still yet to receive the accolades of the wider media but look certain to do so if they […]

JF70 English Premier League best young players 2016/17

Marcus Rashford, Divock Origi and Bayern Munich’s next new boy star in our #JF70 young talents of weeks 16 & 17

As leagues across Europe head into their final phases, plenty of the #JF70 youngsters are hitting the heights for their clubs. Which wonderkids have caught the eye lately? Week 17 Marcus Rashford This season hasn’t quite been as explosive as many expected for Marcus Rashford. Manchester United have had their problems as well, with the […]

JF70 best young talents in Europe

From Alex Iwobi to Donnarumma: The JF70 Team of the Year so far

All this season, we have been covering the exploits of our #JF70 best young players in Europe to watch in 2016/17, with regular updates on their performances. Some of the 70 have impressed us more than others, but who has impressed us enough to make our #JF70 Team of the Year (so far)? Read on to find out, […]

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Europe’s youngest managers: From Brian Clough to Julian Nagelsmann, a potted history of managers under 30

There has been a lot of talk recently about how managers are getting younger. Hearts caused a stir by appointing 30-year-old Ian Cathro to the top job in December, a man who is younger than some of his players and never had a professional playing career. Welsh Premier League side Rhyl have a manager aged […]

German Bundesliga team of the season so far 2016/17 – starring Gnabry, Forsberg and Aubameyang

The first half of the Bundesliga season is over and it’s been an exciting one so far. Bayern Munich sit top but they’ve been pushed all the way by surprise package RB Leipzig, while, far from the usual suspects, Hertha Berlin, Eintracht Frankfurt and Hoffenheim make up the rest of the top five. Here is our […]

JF70 best young talents in Europe

Andreas Pereira, Divock Origi, Nathan Ake… JF70 best young players in Europe, week 7

Which of our 70 chosen young talents in the #JF70 Class of 2016/17 have stood out lately? Resident columnist Deji Faremi takes a look… #JF70 young talents of the week Nathan Ake Embed from Getty Images   Nathan Ake has had to be extremely patient at Bournemouth. Until a month ago, when the Cherries beat […]

JF70 best young talents in Europe

The magnificent Gianluigi Donnarumma and the #JF70 best young players in Europe, week 4

November is here and we’re back with the latest review of our #JF70 most exciting young players to watch in 2016/17. After Renato Sanches won the Golden Boy award last week which of our under-22-year-old young starlets impressed around the continent this week? Let’s look at the star performers…. #JF70 young talents of the week […]

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The #JF70 2017 – Top 10 German Bundesliga young talents to watch in 2016/17

We’ve reviewed and graded 2015/16’s most exciting young talents to watch in the Netherlands, England, Spain, Italy, France and Germany on Just Football. Now it’s time for us to announce the Just Football 70 Class of 2016/17 – the lowdown on the 70 best young players to watch in Europe this season. Here’s The #JF70 2016/17 – Bundesliga edition, […]

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Billion Dollar Babies: Why Premier League new money won’t improve the quality on show

by Sam McGuire It’s the precipice of a new dawn. The Premier League is about to go from super rich to silly rich, due to the new TV deal which comes in to play from the 2016/2017 season. Imagine finishing a season and receiving £180 million despite finishing bottom of the league. That’s going to […]