Tag Archives: Germany
Under 21 Euros 2017

7 players to watch at the Under-21 European Championships 2017

It’s the summer, so it might feel as though football is over. But football is never over. Hot on the heels of the England’s triumph in the Under-2o World Cup in South Korea comes the European Under-21 Championship, held in Poland. Current holders Sweden will face England in the group stages, while plenty of eyes […]

Eintracht Frankfurt

Eintracht Frankfurt: From relegation battlers to Champions League contenders in €3 million

It’s 23rd May 2016. 50,000 fill the stands of the Grundig Stadion to watch the home side, 1. FC Nürnberg take on Eintracht Frankfurt. This was no ordinary game; this was the Bundesliga relegation play-off. For Nürnberg, it was an opportunity to return to the Bundesliga after relegation to the second tier in 2014. For Frankfurt […]

RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig youth focus an exciting antidote to the hate

RB Leipzig’s model make them arguably the most hated club in Germany, but it’s not all bad, writes Sam McGuire, with a look at the club’s youth strategy and exciting emerging talent… RB Leipzig are, rightly or wrongly, the most hated club in Germany. They go against everything a traditional German club stands for. They’re viewed […]

Bundesliga best young talents

From Liverpool’s new stopper to Leroy Sane: Grading our #JF60 10 best Bundesliga young players of 2015/16

The #JF60 is our annual special feature on Just Football bringing you the best young footballers in Europe across six major leagues. Before we release our Class of 2017 later this week – the 10 best young players to watch in the Bundesliga 2016/17 – how did our Bundesliga Class of 2015/16 get on? Just Football editor-in-chief […]

Renato Sanches

Renato Sanches, Alen Halilovic, Naby Keita… 14 Bundesliga summer transfers to get excited about

They’ve kept us waiting over in Germany but the Bundesliga 2016/17 season finally kicks off this weekend. After a round of DFB German Cup action last weekend and the curtain-raising Super Cup, won by Bayern Munich, the league’s 18 teams are back for another year of action in what should be a fascinating (if Pep-less) […]

Bartosz Kapustka

Euro 2016 Transfers: Bartosz Kapustka and 23 players whose Euro form put them in the shop window

Euro 2016 may be done and dusted but it’s not quite forgotten. Despite the lack of classic matches the Euros had its fair share of excellent team and individual performances, and those quality individual displays have put some of the tournament’s star players in the shop window. Transfers based on international tournament performances can be hit […]

Leroy Sane Manchester City

Manchester City confirm £37m Leroy Sane signing: Everything you need to know

Manchester City have confirmed their fifth summer transfer under Pep Guardiola, as Leroy Sane arrives from Schalke 04. Sane, 20, has been reported as a target for City since Guardiola’s appointment and with the 2016/17 season less than two weeks away the new City boss has finally got his man. It’s time to #WelcomeLeroy to City! […]

Mario Gotze Borussia Dortmund

Homeward Bound: Four reasons why Borussia Dortmund return will revive Mario Gotze’s career

They often say that going back to your old club is rarely a success. But after a tough couple of seasons at Bayern Munich Mario Götze will be hoping that a return to Borussia Dortmund can kick-start his career. Still only 24, Götze has struggled with injuries and form since scoring the winning goal in the […]


Liverpool: How Jürgen Klopp is squad building for less than a Paul Pogba – and why that’s a good thing

With the copious amounts of money now being pumped into the Premier League the temptation for many managers must be to go on a Football Manager-esque spending spree. I’m sure many of you have done it; your chairman gives you £100 million and you spend 80% of it on a striker, not because you need […]