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4 summer transfer targets for Rafa Benitez at Newcastle United

The first part of the Rafa Benitez revival project at Newcastle United is complete with the Magpies now back in the top flight. However, Benitez knows that his team needs to improve to be capable of challenging in the Premier League and is looking to make several signings over the summer transfer window. Newcastle and […]

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Confederations Cup hosts Russia fail to build on Euro 2008 success as World Cup looms large

The Confederations Cup in Russia marks the start of the countdown to the country’s World Cup in 2018. Widely seen a dress rehearsal for the real thing, allowing the host nation to fine tune its organisation and logistical operations, it also provides an opportunity for the Russian players to prove to the home fans that they […]

Bundesliga team of the season: Who were the best players in Germany in 2016/17?

Another Bundesliga season is over and although the league of the reigning world champions does seem a bit one-sided at the top, it still produced surprising winners and losers. Here is our Just Football team of the season, Bundesliga 2016/2017. P.S. – Yes there are two major notable additions, but we all already know how […]

Premier League

From Mesut Ozil to Kevin de Bruyne: The Top 10 Most Creative Players in the Premier League 2016/17

With the Premier League 2016/17 season done and dusted, the summer is a time for reflection. With the new season lying in wait, who were the most creative players in the Premier League last season? Let’s take a look, and see how many of them are coveted and/or move clubs this summer… Top 10 most creative players in […]

world's most marketable football player

Who is the world’s most marketable footballer – Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo or Neymar?

When considering the marketability of top sports stars like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar, or that of corporations or properties in any field, for that matter, the first thing to consider is the how. How, exactly, do you calculate brand value and marketability? The prestigious business publication Forbes defines brand value as “a function […]

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 […]

Arsenal Emirates

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil: Will they stay at Arsenal or will they go?

Arsenal’s failure to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in over 15 years seems to have prompted their two biggest stars, Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil, to seek an exit from the Emirates this summer. At least, that’s if you believe the transfer rumours. The contracts of both players expire in 12 […]

Wolfsburg

The decline of VfL Wolfsburg: From Bundesliga champions to the brink of doom

Champions of Germany less than 10 years ago, VfL Wolfsburg nearly slipped down the trapdoor of relegation this season. So what went wrong exactly? Volkswagen must be casting envious glances at Red Bull this season. Even though RB Leipzig have taken over the mantle of being disliked for their ownership structure amidst the 50+1 rule, […]

Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane’s managerial record: Is he the best manager in the world?

Back-to-back Champions League winners medals has never been done before in the modern era (27 years), but Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid pulled it off in some style with a 4-1 win over Juventus at the final in Cardiff. In that understated, super cool style that has become Zidane’s trademark, the mercurial Frenchman has transitioned almost […]

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