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Spurs 2-0 Manchester City

Spurs 2-0 Manchester City: Game in 13 Tweets as Pochettino’s brilliant Spurs down Pep

If any lingering doubts existed about Mauricio Pochettino’s status as an elite manager they were answered emphatically today, as Spurs beat Manchester City 2-0 to hand Pep Guardiola his first defeat in English football. Goals from Aleksandar Kolarov (into his own net) and Dele Alli helped Spurs pick up all three points at White Hart […]

Top 10 Premier League young talents in 2015/16

From Tottenham’s star youngster to Man City’s new boy: Grading our JF60 top 10 Premier League young players of 2015/16

The #JF60 is our annual special feature on Just Football, scouting and reviewing the best young talent across Europe’s major leagues. Later this week we’ll be releasing our Class of 2017, but before we delve into the 2016/17 batch let’s see how our Premier League picks fared in 2015/16. If you want to remind yourself of our […]

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England DNA: How muddled thinking and lack of a plan led to England Euro 2016 embarrassment

by Dave Fox After last Thursday night’s Brexit vote plunged the United Kingdom into mass confusion and soul-searching, England’s footballers joined in on Monday evening with a muddled, disjointed performance in an abject defeat against a willing but very limited Iceland. It’s not hyperbole to say that it was England’s worst tournament defeat since the […]

Paulo Dybala JF60

Anthony Martial, Paulo Dybala, Marco Asensio… The best young players in Europe 2015/16 – in numbers

by Adrian Gillis There is always an argument to be had over just how useful statistics are. Much, for example, has been written on Fenway Sports Group’s use of ‘Moneyball’ in football, a group new to the world of football trying to apply the same approach that had been so successful for them in baseball. Using […]

Football League YPOTY 15-16

Following in Dele Alli’s Footsteps: Football League Young Player of the Year 2016 Shortlist

by Brendan Earley The annual Football League Young Player of the Year award showcases players with real potential in the lower divisions, presented to the best player in the Football League under the age of 21, or the season in which he turns 21. Winning this award can act as a stepping stone to great things; […]

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Spurs 3-0 Manchester United: Game in 11 Tweets as rampant Spurs flush desperate Darmian and Co. down toilet

This was a clash that encapsulated the entire Premier League season, the tectonic plates of the division as a whole in delicate flux. Spurs vs Manchester United: title challengers vs former greats, new vs old, the unlikely young upstarts vs the established order. A running theme all season. The game ebbed and flowed. Tottenham needed […]

Five reasons for England fans to be optimistic after Germany 2-3 England

by Barnaby Lane It’s been an impressive EURO 2016 qualifying campaign for England, with 10 wins from 10 and only three goals conceded. But nothing in qualifying compared to England’s shock turnaround against Germany on Saturday, coming from 2-0 down in Berlin to win 3-2 with goals from Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy and a stoppage time […]

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Filip Kostic shines, Dele Alli climbs… #JF60 Top Young European Talents of the Week – week 19

The #JF60 is our annual Just Football pick of the top 60 emerging young talents in Europe you need to know about. We scout them, profile them, monitor them throughout the whole season and rank them in order, tracking performances both good and bad. We’re into week 19 of the #JF60 Class of 2015/16 now. […]

Top 10 Premier League young talents in 2015/16

Dele Alli – Premier League Young Player of the Year? #JF60 Best Youngsters in Europe Review, week 13

There’s only one place to start with our #JF60 60 Best Young Footballers to Watch in 2015/16 Series review this week and that’s with the cheeky chappy in incredible form for Spurs right now. After a goal of the season contender at Crystal Palace he’s our main man of week 13, but who else from […]