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Alban Lafont: Meet the sensational teenage goalkeeper lighting up Ligue 1

Generation Next is a regular feature on Just Football profiling the best upcoming young players in world football, the stars of tomorrow. Recently we have scouted Franck Kessie and Malang Sarr on these pages, next up meet Alban Lafont – the teen stopper making waves over in France… Within football, it is often stated that […]

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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 […]

Premier League

Eden Hazard, Gabriel Jesus, Lukaku… Names of the Premier League, week 24

Week 24 in the Premier League, and it feels like the season is finally into the home straight. Chelsea continue to lead a chasing pack who cannot help but trip and stumble behind them, while down at the bottom slumbering, relegation-bound teams are showing signs of finally waking up to their predicament. After a gameweek […]

Premier League

Gabriel Jesus, Jakupovic, Sigurdsson… Names of the Premier League week 23

Our latest look at the star performers in the Premier League continues now on Just Football. Who were the best players from Premier League week 23, a week full of upsets and poor showings from big players like Costa, Kane and Zlatan?  Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City) Having put five past West Ham in the FA […]

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Real Madrid and Porto stars among our #JF70 top young talents of the week, week 10

Each week on Just Football we analyse and praise the star performers from our #JF70 handpicked 70 best young players to watch this season around Europe. So which young talents shone this past week?  #JF70 young talents of the week Mauricio Lemos UD Las Palmas have been one of the surprise packages in La Liga […]

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From Alex Iwobi to Donnarumma: The JF70 Team of the Year so far

All this season, we have been covering the exploits of our #JF70 best young players in Europe to watch in 2016/17, with regular updates on their performances. Some of the 70 have impressed us more than others, but who has impressed us enough to make our #JF70 Team of the Year (so far)? Read on to find out, […]

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Why aren’t Manchester United scoring more goals?

For all their talent and apparent firepower, Manchester United have failed to score more than one goal in more than half their competitive matches this season (19 times in 37 games). Only one player, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has scored double figures (19). In the Premier League the situation is dire: just 33 goals in 22 matches […]

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From Chelsea to China through Middlesbrough, 5 January transfers that could still happen

The January transfer window is almost closed for another season but there is still enough time for some last-minute deals to materialise in the footballing world. But which deals are most likely? Here are five deals that could still occur… SEE ALSO: 17 January transfers that could take place this window – how many did […]

Franck Kessié: Meet the Ivorian wonderkid watched closely by Chelsea and Manchester United

Generation Next is our regular feature on Just Football profiling the best young talents in the world. And here’s another to keep an eye on – Atalanta’s bustling midfielder Franck Kessie… Last summer, when Genoa former coach Gian Piero Gasperini made the move to Atalanta, after seven wonderful years spent in Liguria (interjected by spells […]

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