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Özil, Coutinho, Blind… Names of the Premier League, week 23

Life gets busy. Sometimes, at the worst of times. Like during Premier League action. At Just Football, we understand.  That’s why we bring you Names of the Premier League – a regular column featuring the most noteworthy performances from across the weekend’s action. Mesut Özil, Arsenal Just a few short months ago, it was almost fashionable […]

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Stoke City: Philipp Wollscheid looks to rebuild promising career after Bayer Leverkusen slump

Signed by Stoke City in the January transfer window, just how good is Philipp Wollscheid, graduate of our Class of 2013 Bundesliga best young players? Bundesliga expert Terry Duffelen takes a look… The small but mineral rich state of Saarland in south west Germany has a modest but proud football history. It even had its […]

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Football Wonderkids Who Never Made It – Why Martin Ødegaard should resist Arsenal & Bayern Munich for now

by Mathew Burt 16-year-old Norwegian Martin Ødegaard has quickly become one of the hottest properties in world football following his sensational rise at Strômsgodset and his international debut this year aged just 15. Compared in style to Lionel Messi, it has come as no surprise that a host of top European clubs are jostling for […]

Van Persie, Nasri, Carroll… Names of the Premier League, week 15

Each week we close the books on the latest week of play with the Names of the Premier League –  a weekly column in which we highlight the star performances from the Premier League’s weekend’s action. This week we’re doing in it in throwback fashion – featuring a few once-well-regarded prospects who had previously looked to have […]

Agüero, Montero, Wanyama… Names of the Premier League, week 11

Chelsea might clinch the Premier League title by Christmas at this rate, but fret not, this writer is contractually-obligated to bring you all 38 instalments of the Names of the Premier League – the weekly column where we catch you up on what you may have missed while doing whatever normal people do with their weekends. Sergio […]

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Premier League 2014/15: Besic, Fabregas, Tadic – 10 best transfers of the summer so far

One of the best things about the opening day of the new season is it’s the first opportunity for us fans to see our new signings. Due to the new TV money coming into the Premier League all 20 clubs have a considerable amount of money to spend and the fewest number of new signings […]

Ireland, Ward, Ruddy: Names of the Premier League, Week 14

Names of the Premier League is a new feature on Just Football in which we look at five names (be they player or manager) who made a real impression over the weekend – for better or worse. Last time out featured Aguero, Oscar, Nzonzi and more. Here are the star names of Week 14: Stephen Ireland (Stoke City) There are many […]

Barkley, Aguero, Oscar… Names of the Premier League, Week 12

Ross Barkley  (Everton) Saturday lunchtime’s Merseyside Derby was one of the best in recent memory and plenty of players stood out. Simon Mignolet was outstanding despite conceding three and he kept his side in the game on more than one occasion. Luis Suarez and Kevin Mirallas were the centre of a controversy after the latter’s […]