Tag Archives: Fan Culture
Premier League

Diego Costa, Benteke, Iheanacho… Who to pick for your Fantasy Premier League team in coming weeks

We’re heading into week five of the Premier League (and therefore the Fantasy Premier League). Hands up, who’s totally lost faith in their fantasy management skills already? Never fear, intrepid fantasy manager. Just Football has you covered. The league is only four weeks in, so whether you’re the laughing stock of the office and bottom […]


Fantasy Premier League: 10 under-the-radar value gems for your fantasy team

It’s almost here. No, we’re not talking about the Premier League looming on the horizon. Instead, we’re talking about the only league that matters for stat-obsessed fans – the Fantasy Premier League. Time is running out. If you haven’t already signed up, joined a league with your work colleagues and thought up a hilarious pun for your […]

Slaven Bilic Euro 2016 punditry

Slaven Bilic dazzles but Euro 2016 punditry highlights familiar old failings

After a promising start, the UK TV punditry at Euro 2016 left something to be desired, writes Sam McGuire, raising a wider question about the state of football coverage in 2016… There’s a common misconception that just because you made a career out of playing football it means you’re an authority on it and should be […]


Football mascots: From Naranjito to Super Victor… 11 weird and wonderful international football mascots

With most of the world now well acquainted with Kingsley (Partick Thistle’s new mascot for the three of you lucky enough to have not seen it yet), and with Euro 2016 on the horizon, we got thinking about some of the best mascots to have graced the world stage over the years. And by best we […]

Atletico Madrid

Why I fell out of love with La Liga… until Atletico Madrid came along

On a quest to find a new team to support, Bror Johannes Larsen decided to explore the delights of La Liga. What he found, however, wasn’t quite what he expected… The reasons to support a football club are so many and so varied that listing them all would be a huge waste of time. Regardless, […]

Leicester City title parade: Just Football is live in Leicester!

You are cordially invited to join us at Just Football as we attend the title parade for one of the most unlikely achievements in English football history; Leicester City winning the Premier League title. The sun is shining and the mood is buoyant as fans gather to pay homage to Claudio Ranieri, Wes Morgan, Jamie […]

Danny Cowley and Braintree Town

Meet Danny Cowley: The PE teacher and non-league Ranieri doing a Leicester City at Braintree Town

If you think Claudio Ranieri has had it hard this season, overcoming enormous odds to guide a lowly band of unfancied, supposed no-hopers to the top of their division, then spare a thought for Braintree Town manager Danny Cowley. You’d think having to mastermind a way to challenge and beat clubs with significantly larger fanbases […]

Football and Cocktails

The Vodka Messi, The Rooney, El Pistolero… 7 recipes if footballers were cocktails

Despite absolutely madcap reports of snow in April in the UK, springtime is (supposedly) here and the summer is coming. That means festivals, nice weather, sitting out in the sun in fields trying to make sense of the latest bands. Sunscreen. Cool shades. Cocktails. With Euro 2016 and the Copa America on the horizon, it also […]

WIN! Sing You’ll Never Walk alone and win a trip to watch Liverpool at Anfield

Do you or does someone you know sing with the voice of an angel? Or with the phlegm-speckled passion of an Anfield regular? Want to win a trip to see a Liverpool game and take in the atmosphere for yourself? Well, we at Just Football want to make that happen, and we’ve teamed up with the […]