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Assessing the crucial match-up when England host Brazil

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Assessing the crucial match-up when England host Brazil   While England’s meeting with Brazil may be one of mismatches across the pitch given the amount of withdrawals from the former and sheer quality at Tite’s disposal, there is one match up that is very close indeed.In John Stones and Marquinhos, the respective managers boast two of ...

The 20 Highest Rated U21s in Europe's Top 5 Leagues - Part I

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The 20 Highest Rated U21s in Europe's Top 5 Leagues - Part I   Following the release of the Soccerex 20 Under 21 list, detailing the most valuable youngsters in the game at present, we've taken the chance to look at our own leaderboard using WhoScored ratings from the 2014/15 season.Like the original index, we've gathered the top 20 players aged 20 or u...

Team Focus: Which Defender Should Barcelona Look To Sign?

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Team Focus: Which Defender Should Barcelona Look To Sign?   It's a signing that is as bizarre as it is astute, but when Stoke City confirmed the acquisition of Marc Muniesa from Barcelona on a free, the footballing world had to double take as to whether the news was fact or fiction. Dates were checked ensuring it wasn’t April 1st and with the P...

Player Focus: Top Teenage Centre-Backs - Marquinhos, Zouma & Laporte

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Player Focus: Top Teenage Centre-Backs - Marquinhos, Zouma & Laporte   The raw pace of the likes of a Theo Walcott or Michael Owen gives an added advantage in their teenage years as they pursued a route to the top of English football. Even if their slight frames made them stand out as looking rather too youthful to be taking on big, brutish centre-halves, their...

Player Focus: WhoScored's Under 21 Team of the Season

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Player Focus: WhoScored's Under 21 Team of the Season   With La Liga coming to an end this weekend, WhoScored.com have taken the chance to calculate the Under 21 Team of the Season based on player ratings, though no players from the Spanish, nor the French league, make the grade. To do so players must have been 21 or under at the start of the sea...

Player Focus: WhoScored's Top Rated Under-21 XI

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Player Focus: WhoScored's Top Rated Under-21 XI   It's been a breakthrough season for a number of young stars across Europe's top 5 leagues and WhoScored has compiled a team of the top rated players of the age of 21 and under.To be included in our all star XI players must have started at least 10 league games for their respective sides, and...

Player Focus: WhoScored's Top Rated Young Centre-Backs

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Player Focus: WhoScored's Top Rated Young Centre-Backs   A third of the way into the season, it is fair to say that a number of hot prospects have either emerged or continued to develop this season, and we at WhoScored are always keen to give credit where credit's due.Perhaps the most high pressure role to fill at a young age is at centre-back, an...

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