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Generation Next: Terry Antonis – Asian Cup 2015 just the beginning for the Socceroos’ next big star

While Australia’s Massimo Luongo is opening the eyes of talent evaluators and fans alike thus far in the Asian Cup 2015, there may be another star in the making for the Socceroos – Sydney FC’s Terry Antonis.  The 21-year-old may not feature prominently in this year’s Asian Cup, but allow James Gow to give you the […]

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Gems of the Lower Leagues: Glenn Murray

by Katie Ball In recent seasons the Football League has seen a number of strikers thrust into the limelight after their remarkable progress throughout the three divisions. This year it is Glenn Murray’s turn. The Crystal Palace frontman became the first player in Britain to hit the 30-goal mark back in March, in his team’s […]

Gems of the Lower Leagues: Matt Phillips

It has taken less than a season for winger Matt Phillips to graduate from the periphery of Blackpool’s first-team squad, to being one of the hottest prospects outside the Premier League. Here, James McMath looks at how a loan spell in the lower divisions has transformed the 20-year-old’s fortunes: What a year Matt Phillips is […]

Gems of the Lower Leagues: Jacob Butterfield

Gems of the Lower Leagues: Jacob Butterfield

Just Football’s ‘Gems of the Lower Leagues’ series continues with a look at Barnsley midfielder Jacob Butterfield. James McMath looks at why talk of a January move to the Premier League will surprise some, but not Barnsley fans. This season is going pretty well for Jacob Butterfield. He’s already scored more goals than in any […]

Gems of the Lower Leagues: Charlie Austin

Gems of the Lower Leagues: Charlie Austin

by Ally Poole Charlie Austin has made a meteoric leap from being a bricklayer playing for part-time Poole Town as late as September 2009 to free-scoring striker for Burnley in the Championship. However Austin is still only 22 and is rapidly becoming one of the most exciting players in the Football League. Austin was involved […]

Gems of the Lower Leagues: Robbie Brady

Gems of the Lower Leagues: Robbie Brady

Just Football’s ‘Gems of the Lower Leagues’ series continues with a look at Hull City’s on-loan winger Robbie Brady. James McMath explains more about the Manchester United man who is fast-becoming a fans’ favourite at the KC Stadium. Hull City have become quite partial to recruiting players from Manchester United. They currently have six players […]

Gems of the Lower Leagues: Danny Graham

Gems of the Lower Leagues: Danny Graham

Just Football’s ‘Gems of the Lower Leagues’ series continues now with a look at the Championship striker currently banging in the goals for Watford. Making his JF debut, we welcome James McMath: Danny Graham is the Championship’s joint top-scorer and an integral part of a Watford team whose attacking prowess has seen them make an […]

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