In his first full senior season, Romain Faivre has captivated in Brest’s fun attacking side. FTF spoke to his youth coach to uncover just where this elegant playmaker grew from.
After a rocky first few years, Franck Kessié has emerged as AC Milan’s dependable and all-round midfielder. It is no coincidence that this has brought their change in fortunes writes Saif Habboub.
It is a historic final that lives in the annals of great English matches. The 1971 FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Liverpool was an event that deserves remembrance, writes Sushain Ghosh.
Villarreal set their priorities straight in hiring Unai Emery. They were now keen to trouble European competition, and have proven to do so this yea in a fascinating maiden campaign together.
Having parted ways with ‘the special one’, Tottenham are now searching for their next manager. Will they turn to another marquee name, or think more towards the long term?
Pedri has taken to life as a Barcelona player in an exceptional way. His performances beg the question of what impact he could have at the Euros this summer.
The highs and lows of Ralph Hasenhüttl and Southampton’s marriage have made it anything but dull. Were he to leave St Mary’s in the coming years, who should replace his work and character?
Donyell Malen has already played at clubs of special striker pedigree. Yet rather than buckle under the legacies of van Basten, Henry and Ronaldo, he is making his own name in the game.
The disastrous MediaPro deal fiasco has left Ligue 1 clubs starving for capital, and a talent migration is likely. Jack Walton scouts five young talents likely to move.
Scotland’s top flight is currently awash with young talent that could make for smart buys across Europe. Patrick Caskie scouts five such players going under the radar.
Diego Simeone is Atletico, and Atletico is he. However who would be the best candidates to succeed his reign when he eventually leaves?
The MENA region is a largely unmined land for talent. Mohamed Salah, Hakim Ziyech and Achraf Hakimi have shown that great players lie within it, as David Cohen finds out.
Already a Europa League winner with Sevilla, twenty two year old Jules Koundé is another terrific French talent. It will likely be no time before he is the talk of your club’s rumour mill.
This titanic clash in 2007 is remembered as a dramatic goal filled occasion. Yet behind the goals, there were a number of tactical battles that set the foundations to a classic encounter.
Alhassan Yusuf has enjoyed a swift and impressive rise in European football. He spoke exclusively to First Time Finish about his academy days, moving to Sweden, and the essence of his play.
For all their exciting attacking intent and impressive individual talent, Brighton still find themselves seventeenth in the Premier League. This is an analysis of their season so far, and where things can pick up.