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Pedro, David Silva, Coloccini… Names of the Premier League, week 3

We’re into week three of the new Premier League season, and whilst you might expect form to be starting to settle down there have been plenty of intriguing twists and turns so far, not least champions Chelsea stuttering along like mid-table also-rans. But even the Blues had a turn-up for the books this week. Tom […]

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Adnan Januzaj, Lukaku, Aguero… Names of the Premier League, Week 2

It seems like ages since the 2015/16 Premier League started; Chelsea’s Eva Carneiro was on the title favourite’s bench, Dick Advocaat was the toast of the town in Sunderland and things looked ominous for Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City. But now we’re all a week older, wiser and more desperate to sign a player before the impending […]

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Xherdan Shaqiri to Stoke and how the Premier League became the new NBA… and why it’s dangerous

Jonathan Fadugba reports on how the Premier League’s financial muscle is starting to have damaging consequences abroad… “I do not understand (Xherdan) Shaqiri’s move to Stoke at all. You have been badly advised if you go there. You have to ask yourself where you can reach your sporting goals as a footballer. That should be […]

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Yaya Toure, Coutinho, Oxford… Names of the Premier League, week 1

by Ross Tyson Premier League football is back! Now no longer will you have to piece together a Super Sunday, with an Australian A-League game at 8am, then a Sponsor Super Cup friendly at 2pm, concluding with a YouTube compilation of your latest signing at tea time. Not only is it back, but it’s back […]

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Stoke City 0-1 Liverpool: 10 Tweet match summary as Coutinho stunner wins it

by Tom Lainchbury  A stunning late strike from Philippe Coutinho was the difference as Liverpool struggled to a hard fought 1-0 victory at the Britannia Stadium in their opening 2015/16 Premier League game against Stoke. With the Reds lacking a cutting edge and the game looking destined to finish 0-0, the young Brazilian unleashed a brilliant 25-yard […]

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Phil Jones, Jack Wilshere, Falcao… The Players With A Point To Prove Premier League XI 2015/16

The new Premier League season is just around the corner and we continue to preview the season on Just Football by presenting a team of players with a point to prove in 2015/16. Whether they’re recovering form, justifying a big move or fighting off the ‘flop’ tag, these players will all be hoping for a […]

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2015 Premier League Summer Transfer Window: What Every Team Needs (Part 2 – Newcastle to West Ham)

It’s the summertime and that means transfer season. We’re breaking down the summer shopping lists of all 20 Premier League teams on Just Football by looking at what every team needs and who they are after or should go after. In Part I we looked at the needs of the first 10 teams from Arsenal […]

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Scholes, Gascoigne, Cunningham… The Top 10 Most Naturally Gifted English Footballers In Modern History

In light of the newly-released Paul Gascoigne film ‘Gascoigne’ and Stan Bowles’ sad recent diagnosis came a realisation: despite the lack of success in recent tournaments – the England U21s’ recent venture being the latest failure – England has produced some supremely talented footballers over the last 50 years. Kenny Ken takes a look on Just Football at 10 players who are […]

England U21s European Championship Squad 2015

Harry Kane, Jenkinson, Lingard – Grading 14 England U21 Players on Their Chances of Wearing the Shirt Again

For nine members of the England U21 squad that travelled to the Czech Republic to perform England’s bi-annual three-part routine of pre-tournament optimism, mid-tournament uncertainty and post-tournament crushing disappointment, all is not lost. Their Under-21 careers are not necessarily over. To be held in Poland, the UEFA U21 European Championship in 2017 is open for […]