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JF70 best young talents in Europe

Diogo Jota and the Manchester City loan starlet on fire – #JF70 best youngsters in Europe, week 2

The #JF70 is our regular feature on Just Football keeping tabs on the 70 best young players to watch in Europe in 2016/17. Having selected 10 players from seven of the best leagues in Europe, we’re tracking their progress for you every week with regular reports. Here’s four from the bunch who have stood out lately, […]

Best young players to watch in Portugal Primeira Liga

The #JF70 Class of 2017 – Top 10 best young players to watch in Portugal Primeira Liga in 2016/17

We’ve reviewed and graded 2015/16’s most exciting young talents to watch in the Netherlands, England, Spain, Italy, France and Germany on Just Football. Now we’re announcing the Just Football 70 Class of 2016/17 – the lowdown on the 70 best young players to watch in Europe this season. After a week of analysis here’s the final instalment, The #JF70 […]

Youth Football

Introducing the #JF70: 70 of the best young players to watch in Europe in 2016/17

Four years. Four years is a long time in football. If you start your pro playing career at 18 and are lucky enough to play until you’re 34, four years is a quarter of your professional life. It’s the amount of time we have to wait from the moment each glorious, life-affirming World Cup ends […]

Jose Fonte Portugal

“Greedy” Euro 2016 finalists Portugal a nation that lives for football – Jose Fonte

Euro 2016 finalists Portugal are reaping the rewards of being a nation that lives and breathes football, according to Jose Fonte. The Southampton and Portugal international centre-back cited the Portuguese love for football as a key reason why the nation continues to produce top players and managers, praising national team coach Fernando Santos for the […]

Sweden U21 Euro 2015 Champions - Team of the Tournament

Best XI: Just Football’s U21 Euro 2015 Team of the Tournament

After two very entertaining weeks of football the UEFA Under-21 European Championship 2015 is over now and Sweden are champions, beating Portugal on penalties after a goalless, but no less dramatic final. Sweden U21s deserve immense praise for battling their way through a talented field as massive outsiders to become European champions at U21 level for the […]

Under-21 Euro 2015 Championship

Euro U21 2015: Best XI Players of the Group Stages

So the group stages of the UEFA U21 European Championship 2015 are over. And what fun they’ve been. Teams (mostly – looking at you, England) have played with pleasing freedom and commitment to forward-thinking football, there’ve been plenty of goals, drama, comebacks, upsets and a lot of exciting football. Here is our team of the […]

Under-21 Euro 2015 Championship

Portugal U21s – UEFA Under-21 European Championship 2015 Preview and Team Analysis

The UEFA Under-21 European Championship 2015 kicks off on Wednesday in the Czech Republic, with eight U21 teams fighting to take Spain’s 2013 crown. As keen followers of youth football we’ll be covering the tournament every step of the way on Just Football, and will be there in the Czech Republic watching the competition unfold. To get […]

Benfica Estadio da Luz

3 to See: Arsenal v Chelsea, O Classico and the Derby della Mole

We have a trio of feisty derbies on the agenda in Just Football’s Three to See this week, starting with Torino’s latest attempts to get one over their illustrious rivals Juventus. Arsenal v Chelsea is the Premier League’s standout clash, before Portugal’s O Classico rounds off the weekend’s essential viewing. Torino v Juventus (Serie A) […]

Porto Dragao

Does FIFA’s war on Third-Party Ownership spell the end for the ‘Porto model’?

Aided by Third-Party Ownership, FC Porto have been one of Europe’s savviest operators in the transfer market in recent years. But with FIFA now seeking to ban the practice, Just Football looks at the potential ramifications for Porto and their economic model… The proposed sale of Brazilian fullback Danilo to Real Madrid for a reported €31.5 million is just […]

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