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January Transfer window guide

January Transfer Window 2017 complete guide: 17 players who could be on the move around Europe

It’s January and you know what that means: transfer window time! The January transfer window 2017 is now open and Jim White, for one, is absolutely delighted about it.  January is always a difficult month to do business in, but needs must for many clubs. The same applies to players either lacking in game time […]

Jamie Vardy

Ballon D’Or 2016 shortlist: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Jamie Vardy?

Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy has been nominated among 30 candidates for the Ballon d’Or. The only English player to make the Ballon d’Or 2016 shortlist, Vardy joins the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Gareth Bale among the nominees for the prize given to the best footballer in the world after helping Leicester win […]

Premier League

Theo Walcott, Joe Allen, Costa…Names of the Premier League, Weeks 7 & 8

The Premier League returned at the weekend following an international break. Thankfully there were plenty of goals, action and talking points. Safe to say it was definitely enough to erase memories of a(nother) couple of dour England performances. Week 8 saw Bournemouth hit hapless Hull for six, Manchester City fail to make Everton pay the […]

Euro 2016 Portugal

Portugal 1-0 France (aet) – Star names of the Euro 2016 final

The dust has now settled on France 2016, and UEFA’s European Championships will be mothballed until 2020. Eder was the final’s unlikely hero, his injury time piledriver handing Portugal their first ever major international trophy and the win they have been craving since 2004’s shock defeat to Greece. But who had an especially good night […]

Granit Xhaka

Granit Xhaka, N’Golo Kante stand out among top five players in Euro 2016 Group A

With the action done and dusted in Euro 2016 Group A two teams are safely through to the last 16 – group winners France and second place Switzerland – while Albania’s 1-0 win over Romania means they face a nervy wait to find out if they qualify as one of the four best third-placed nations. In what […]

Dimitri Payet

Euro 2016 best players: From Eric Dier to Dimitri Payet – Every teams’ star performer of round one

The opening round of Euro 2016 games is done and dusted and it’s been a thrilling tournament so far. While in England the off-field crowd disturbances and clashes between England fans, Russian mobs and the French authorities has dominated headlines, the action on the pitch has also been of a high quality. Games have been […]

Premier League Trophy

Dimitri Payet, Alex Pato, Mbokani… Names of the Premier League, week 32

After the waiting game of a long international break, this crazy Premier League season picked up again at the weekend with more twists and turns both at the top and in the Premier League relegation battle. Barney Lane picks out some of the star names from Premier League week 32… Wes Morgan, Leicester City Leicester […]

Dimitri Payet

Bye, Bellerin! Peace out, Payet! Five ways Brexit could change English football forever

The referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union, known as Brexit, is set to be a major political talking point in the coming months. But how would it effect football? Councillor Thom Goddard, Portfolio Holder for Sport, Uttlesford District Council, offers Just Football his take… The implications of remaining or leaving the European […]

Manchester United pre-season Rooney Depay

Wayne Rooney, Dimitri Payet, Firmino… Names of the Premier League, week 21

Much to the dismay of many a Premier League manager, the fixtures are coming thick and fast in early 2016, but fans won’t be complaining after an enthralling midweek round of fixtures. Here are the Names of the Premier League we’re talking about after week 21… Wayne Rooney, Manchester United “You have to be happy […]