Category Archives: Emerging players

Lallana could be England’s Saint

In the parallel universe where nothing is no longer certain and teams in crisis turn into challengers – and vice versa – that the Premier League has been for the first four months of the season, it’s impossible to look … Read more…

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England considering Januzaj would be a farce

As he made his first start for Manchester United on Saturday afternoon, Adnan Januzaj would have been happy with a good performance. Scoring two goals, thus sparing his team a third defeat in a row, and grabbing most of the … Read more…

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Spurs sign the new Ronaldo!

Cast your mind back to the mid-90s and picture Alan Sugar in Monaco, beside a yacht, shaking hands with German international goal-machine Jurgen Klinsmann. Jump forward to present day and picture Paulinho, in a Spurs training shirt, at the Spurs … Read more…

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Need a new midfielder? Look no further than the Euro U21

Coming up with a shortlist of midfielders likely to impress at this year’s UEFA European Championships U21 is a painstaking exercise. As the first round of fixtures have shown, the talent on offer is immense and many of these youngsters … Read more…

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Euro U21 – the next Puyol, Lahm and Nesta are here

England might already be on the way home, but there’s plenty of players worth keeping an eye on at this summer’s Euro Under 21. We start off our feature with a list of defenders, likely to become household names in … Read more…

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Under-21 Championship: England vs Italy – Spurs, Chelsea & Manchester United talent to run the show!

The build up to this summer’s UEFA European Under-21 Championship has suffered its usual treatment…a distinct lack of coverage or hype. In reality, at least for me, it is something to get excited about, especially considering the lack of other … Read more…

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