Jun Bonjunyi

Jun Bonjunyi is a writer obsessed with the under-appreciated players of world football. He enjoys the finer things in life and Europa League on Thursday nights.
Portugal Striking Woes Underline Bebé’s Exclusion
Portugal Striking Woes Underline Bebé’s Exclusion

Only one Portuguese player from a major European league has managed more goals than Bebé in the past season: his name is Cristiano Ronaldo. Paulo Bento’s reluctance to include the Manchester United loanee in his World Cup squad has been brought to light thanks to the dismal showings of his […]

Europa League Preview: Group I-L
Europa League Preview: Group I-L

How would Tottenham, Lazio and Olympique Lyonnais fare?  Group I Lyon and Real Betis are heavy favourites to qualify from Group I. Top spot in the group can really go either way – Lyon’s depth and experience in Europe gives them a slight edge, but Real Betis will want to […]

Europa League Preview: Group E-H
Europa League Preview: Group E-H

How would Fiorentina, Sevilla and Bordeaux fare? Group E Fiorentina are favorites to win the group, but it is never going to be easy. They were unlucky not to finish ahead of Milan in the league, and Italian sides rarely pay much attention to the Europa League. Last season, Dnipro […]

Europa League Preview: Group A-D
Europa League Preview: Group A-D

The Group Stage of the 2013-14 Europa League kicks off on Thursday with several major clubs participating. As part of our three part series leading up to the Europa League matches, here’s a preview of Groups A through D. How would the likes of Valencia, Swansea and Wigan fare? Group […]