Tag Archives: Europe
EU Brexit

How will Brexit change English football? 5 Key Questions Answered after Britain votes to leave EU

by Councillor Thom Goddard, Portfolio Holder for Sport, Uttlesford District Council The consequences of England exiting the 2016 European Championships has been severe for the players and everyone at the FA after losing to lowly Iceland in the second round. Leaving the European Union, after the Brexit vote passed with a majority, will equally have consequences but […]

Pele, Charles and 1958: When Wales took on the World

Wales clinched their first ever European Championship qualification despite defeat in Bosnia-Herzegovina, with results elsewhere conspiring to seal their place. Amid wild and triumphant scenes both in Bosnia and in the subsequent, celebratory home match with Andorra, Chris Coleman’s team – a mixture of star quality and Welsh grit – secured their place in their […]

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Sweden U21s – UEFA Under-21 European Championship 2015 Preview and Team Analysis

The UEFA Under-21 European Championship 2015 kicks off this week in the Czech Republic, as eight U21 teams battle it out to take Spain’s 2013 crown. We’re covering the tournament every step of the way on Just Football, and will be on the ground in Czech Republic to watch it unfold. We continue our previews of […]

Under-21 Euro 2015 Championship

Czech Republic U21s – UEFA Under-21 European Championship 2015 Preview and Team Analysis

The UEFA Under-21 European Championship 2015 kicks off this week in the Czech Republic, as eight U21 teams battle it out to take Spain’s 2013 crown. As keen followers of youth football we’ll be covering the tournament every step of the way on Just Football, and will be on the ground in Czech Republic once it […]

Pep Guardiola Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich vs Barcelona Tactical Preview: Can Pep Guardiola set Bayern up to spring an upset?

After Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to a 3-0 win in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final clash against Bayern Munich, the German champions have a mountain to climb at home in the second leg. Pep Guardiola is not shy of springing a tactical surprise, but how will the former Barça boss try and […]

Ricardo Rodriguez Wolfsburg

Good Player Guide #32: Ricardo Rodriguez – Wolfsburg’s swashbuckling left-back

Ricardo Rodriguez (Wolfsburg/Switzerland) As the somewhat spoiled child of the Volkswagen Group, Wolfsburg are never going to be the most popular team amongst neutrals. However, by whatever means they have been assembled, there is an awful lot to like about the current group of players Dieter Hecking has at his disposal. Die Wolfe play an […]

Europa League

Inter Milan in the Europa League: A Proud History Revisited As They Seek Inspiration Against Wolfsburg

Inter Milan face an uphill battle in the Europa League this week as they host one of the competition’s favourites in Wolfsburg already 3-1 down after the first leg in Germany. However, Inter have a rich history of success in the competition to provide the current crop inspiration. Roberto Mancini — at the beginning of […]

UEFA Champions League

Courtois, Matuidi, Marcelo…Names of the Champions League, Matchday 7

The Champions League is back, and quite naturally Just Football’s Names of the Champions League feature comes with it. Eight teams were in action as the first knockout round got underway this week, but which players stole the show in their first European outing of 2015? Blaise Matuidi (Paris St Germain) While the build-up to PSG‘s […]

Shakhtar Donetsk

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Bayern Munich: 5 players that could see Shakhtar through in the Champions League

Shakhtar Donetsk may be clear underdogs going into their Champions League round of 16 clash with Bayern Munich, and outside circumstances are certainly not making their task any easier. But coach Mircea Lucescu has more than a few reasons to face the German juggernaut with a tinge of optimism. Mathew Burt takes a closer look… […]

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