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Jake’s Football Greats: Luis Suarez

Jake’s Football Greats: Luis Suarez

  Luis Suarez is a highly talented footballer, who plays for the Spanish side FC Barcelona. He’s a renowned striker and plays alongside fellow greats Messi and Neymar. He was born on the 24th January 1987 in Salto, Uruguay and christened Luis Alberto Diaz; Luis Suarez has six brothers and when he was younger, to earn […]

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Pupil reveals his shortlist for ‘European Player of the Year’

Pupil reveals his shortlist for ‘European Player of the Year’

  Hi, I’m Josh from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy. Regular YJA readers will know I’m a big football fan! This week, I’ve been looking at the contenders for European Player of the Year. There are loads of quality players in the European leagues but these players are my standouts:         Manuel Neuer […]

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Who is World No 3?

Who is World No 3?

  In football everyone knows that Messi and Ronaldo are the top two players in the world but who is the third: Suarez, Ibra or Neymar?   Luis Suarez In July 2014, he moved from Liverpool to Barcelona for a fee reported by the English press to be in the region of £75m! Suarez has […]

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YJA Football Correspondent picks his ‘Top Ten’ strikers

YJA Football Correspondent picks his ‘Top Ten’ strikers

Now something you footy fans have been waiting for. After weeks of careful deliberation, and a close study of very recent form, Dylan, YJA’s Football Correspondent, picks his ten best European strikers. Karim Benzema- Real Madrid In tenth place, it is Cristiano Ronaldo’s partner in crime, Karim Benzema. Cristiano Ronaldo is a tough competition to […]

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Is Suarez’s departure hurting Liverpool?

Is Suarez’s departure hurting Liverpool?

This summer Liverpool sold their star player Luis Suarez to Barcelona for a tremendous £75million. But after this season’s shaky start by Liverpool the question is are Liverpool a world-class team without him? Let’s start with examining recent history. In late January (2011), Luis Suarez, after an impressive World Cup, moved to Liverpool from Dutch […]

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Liverpool Eye Premier League Title

Liverpool Eye Premier League Title

After a staggering nine wins in a row, Liverpool stand in first place.

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Uruguay’s Lethal Trio

Uruguay’s Lethal Trio

Whilst not one of the most glorified of football nations, Uruguay are looking to make their impact with their infamous front three players…

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Suarez Gets Ban for Nibbling

Suarez Gets Ban for Nibbling

Suarez entwined in Ivanovics arms makes a quick escape by digging his teeth into Ivanovic’s arm.

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Group of Death

Group of Death

Admittedly at first glance the group looks like a push over for Beckham and co, but under further examination the task appears much more of a challenge.