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Michy Batshuayi: Europe’s hottest young striker right now? The #JF60 Review, week 12

After Wallace, Williams, Romagnoli and Co in week 11 we’re checking back in on our chosen 60 best young players in Europe for 2015/16. If you’ve missed out so far, the #JF60 is our annual feature in which we hand-pick the most exciting young footballers in six major leagues (England, Spain, Italy, Germany, France and the […]

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Dele Alli, Xherdan Shaqiri, Martial, Ighalo… Names of the Premier League, weeks 18, 19 & 20

While most of us were tucking into leftover turkey and nursing hangovers into the new year, the Premier League served up some cracking action over the festive period. The twists and turns we have become so familiar with over the past year were present as always, and so were a number of outstanding performances. Here are the Names […]

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January Transfer Window Complete Guide: 31 Players who could be on the move around Europe

While Christmas for most of us is on 25th December, football clubs must wait another week or so to get their hands on any shiny new toys. The January Transfer Window opens on January 2nd 2016 in England, and clubs around Europe will be busy looking to boost their squads. Here’s your complete guide to the […]

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Aaron Ramsey, Gerard Deulofeu, Shawcross… Names of the Premier League, week 15

The Premier League has a reputation of being one of the most unpredictable leagues in the world, and when five of the top seven teams drop points in a single weekend as they have in week 15, you can understand why. One thing the league does deliver, though, is top-drawer performances, and so here are the star […]

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Jesse Lingard, Wilfried Zaha, Kane… Names of the Premier League, week 12

The Premier League heads into the third international break of the season following a tight weekend of action in which only one game was won by more than a one goal margin. Even with a lack of goals, the world’s most entertaining league delivered once again, as did a number of its star performers. Here […]

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Philippe Coutinho, Arouna Kone, Mahrez… Names of the Premier League, week 11

This week’s Premier League fixtures coincided with Halloween, and whilst Chelsea and Jose Mourinho once again failed to shake off their demons, there were plenty of frighteningly good performances elsewhere in week 11. Here are the star names from this week’s Premier League action… Philippe Coutinho, Liverpool Philippe Coutinho must have read our ‘Premier League underachievers […]

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Wayne Rooney, Coutinho, Chelsea FC… 10 Premier League underachievers this season so far

With 10 games gone already in the Premier League 2015/16 season we now have enough matches behind us to draw some early conclusions. Earlier this week we looked at the job security of every Premier League manager, and who’s at risk of the sack, and then we picked our Premier League team of the season so […]

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Jose Mourinho in danger at Chelsea but is your gaffer safe? Ranking all 20 Premier League managers on the Tim Sherwood Scale of Doom

We’re now 10 games into the new Premier League season and already three managers have lost their jobs. Fare thee well, Brendan Rodgers, Dick Advocaat and Tim Sherwood: You will forever stand as loving, touchline-straddling reminders of the increasingly fleeting nature of top-flight English football management in the modern era. No sooner had the wolf […]

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Everton, Southampton, West Ham and the Premier League’s New Middle Class

Seven years after the takeover of Manchester City by the Abu Dhabi United Group the Premier League has settled into a new normal. The old top four of the early-to-mid 2000s has been unseated and a new order has replaced it, with Chelsea, Arsenal, and Manchester United keeping their traditional places in the big four […]