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Bartosz Kapustka

Euro 2016 Transfers: Bartosz Kapustka and 23 players whose Euro form put them in the shop window

Euro 2016 may be done and dusted but it’s not quite forgotten. Despite the lack of classic matches the Euros had its fair share of excellent team and individual performances, and those quality individual displays have put some of the tournament’s star players in the shop window. Transfers based on international tournament performances can be hit […]

Champions League trophy

Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Pogba, Florenzi… Names of the Champions League, Matchday 1

Names of the Champions League is a regular feature on Just Football looking at the star names you need to know about after every UEFA Champions League matchday. With the 2015/16 competition proper up and running, Tom Lainchbury looks at the stars of week one…. Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo just can’t stop scoring […]

Europa League

Europa League: Everton and Villarreal prodigies make Just Football’s team of the week

With the last-16 of this season’s Europa League now decided, Just Football picks out the team of the week for the second leg of the first knockout round. GK: Craig Gordon (Celtic) Celtic might have lost 1-0 away at Inter and been knocVked out of the Europa League 4-3 on aggregate as a result, but […]

Bayern Munich

3 to See: Manchester City v Manchester United, Der Klassiker and a Russian title clash

Four of Europe’s best sides face-off this weekend, with the Premier League featuring Manchester City v Manchester United and a huge game for Borussia Dortmund in Der Klassiker. However, three of those teams are already struggling in their title race, something that is far from the case for the third of our weekend Three to […]

Russia Racism Isn’t Going Away Anytime Soon And There Are Historical Reasons For That

During the negotiations at Potsdam between Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill that would settle the fate of post-war Europe, the three men made a fascinating and now mostly forgotten decision. Stalin was insistent that the post-war treaty include a provision that would give a part of eastern Poland to the Soviet Union. The region had once been under Russian […]


Hulk and Andre Villas-Boas: A Match Made in Heaven

It’s not always easy to pick out exactly how much of a player’s performance is down to his manager as opposed to his own natural talent. Credit for sparkling form is therefore often dished out on the basis of how fashionable the manager or player is at the time. During Gareth Bale’s incredible final season […]