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Is Roy Hodgson the right man for England?

After last night’s battling 1-1 draw away at the hands of Italy, it is left to the ever critical fans of the English team to discuss whether Roy Hodgson is the man to lead our country to footballing success. Many would argue that Hodgson is taking a step in the right direction, having now reaching an unbeaten run of 9…


Extra Time And Pens #11 | The Garden of ‘Eder’

Editors Note: As our regular readers know, Last Word on Sports is always looking for new and innovative ways to bring our readers the best in sports coverage.  Today we bring you a video podcast from our new podcast partners, Great Touch For A Big Lad, who cover all the goings on in the English Premier League.  Their show combines…

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Brazil: A force to be reckoned with once more

Last July, after being humiliated by the no nonsense, ever efficient Germans, the Brazilian people found themselves disillusioned and highly perplexed. Much to their dismay, they were forced to accept one harsh truth – it was time for some deep soul searching: the samba-infused, South American kind. Eight months on, the soul searching complete, the 7-1 World Cup semi-final defeat…

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Is the Future Bright for West Ham United?

The East End faithful can be a fickle bunch at times, but just what exactly can West Ham fans expect in the future? A promising start has seen expectations go sky high, with ridiculous talk of challenging for the Champions League places abuzz back in December. As expected, the Hammers fell away after a tough run of fixtures and now sit…


Siem de Jong: The Forgotten Man

Siem de Jong was arguably Newcastle’s biggest name signing last summer but has never had a chance to show his undoubted ability due to a nightmare season

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RBNY v Columbus: Three Things I Noticed

Jozy Altidore. Clint Mathis. Dave van den Bergh. Dane Richards. John Wolyniec. Juan Pablo Angel, Dima Kovalenko. Todd Dunivant. What do these names have in common? They were all on the New York Red Bulls roster the last time the team took 7 points from their first 3 games of the year. That was nearly a decade ago, and the…

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Jordan Henderson: Captain Material?

With time being called on Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard’s glittering career ahead of his impending move to LA Galaxy in the summer , the enigmatic midfielder will no doubt leave a void in the heart of the team, but has manager Brendan Rodgers got a ready made replacement in Jordan Henderson? Henderson admittedly struggled when he first joined the Reds;…

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