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Last Word Staff - Mar 21, 2023

People who follow this sport up close are probably familiar with them, but others aren’t, so let’s go over some of the top football news stories you should know.

It seems so long ago that David de Gea was considered by many to be the best goalkeeper in the world. Between 2015 and 2018, the Spaniard was unplayable, and it can be argued that he was the main reason why Manchester United’s fall from grace after the retirement of legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson […]

Matt Jarvis - Sep 2, 2021

When looking for the greatest comebacks in sports history there is much to consider but one thing is certain – coming back from a position of no return will always set pulses racing. Greatest Comebacks in Sports History Comebacks A blowout has its advantages. When the outcome of a game is decided long before the […]

Last Word Staff - Sep 1, 2021

The summer is nearly finished and so are the EURO 2020 and Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. There were plenty of talented players in EURO 2020 and standout performers at the Olympic Games but who were the Most Popular Athletes of the summer? Last Word on Sports considers the key performers. Post-EURO’s and Olympic Games: The […]

Matt Jarvis - Sep 13, 2020

A positive Everton put a negative and lacklustre Tottenham Hotspur side to the sword with a one nil victory at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. This was a game all about new signings and it was Everton’s new players who stood out as Tottenham looked a team with little structure and little creativity. Positive Everton Take […]

popular sports horse racing
Last Word Staff - Jun 15, 2020

With the rising popularity of sports betting, many sports fans are now seeking to enter the betting market. During the sports season, established sports bettors collectively spend billions of dollars while using opportunities from a compilation of the best New Jersey online casinos, licensed betting sites, and local betting shops. From the total volume of […]

Last Word Staff - Nov 28, 2019

If you’re blessed with sporting talent, we all know there is big money to be made, but do you know how much the biggest earners take home every year? Whether they earn their keep scoring goals, acing serves or winning big on the Las Vegas strip at the World Series of Poker (WSOP), here are […]

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Last Word Staff - Oct 14, 2019

Manchester United are committed to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer because there is no one else to take his job. The Red Devils manager has had a torrid time this season achieving just three wins in all competitions. Manchester United were defeated on Sunday by Newcastle United thanks to a Matthew Longstaff goal. It came as Newcastle […]

Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Jul 7, 2019

Arsenal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been in the transfer headlines quite a lot recently. Normally he is making headlines for scoring goals, but this time he is being linked with a move away from his current club. What are the Odds of Aubameyang Leaving Arsenal? The Player’s Situation Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is coming off […]

Last Word Staff - Dec 21, 2018

One of the most convenient tools at your disposal for online sports betting is making use of football betting apps. There are numerous different apps on the market, each of which varies in what they provide the user in terms of benefits. While many people reading may already use apps to make bets via making […]

Football Stadium Names
Last Word Staff - Aug 29, 2018

The top of the UEFA Champions League regularly sees teams like Barcelona and Real Madrid fighting it out to determine who the best team in Europe is. But this year, the side that could emerge and take the trophy is Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. With so much going for them heading into the 2018/2019 Champions League […]

Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Jul 27, 2018

The World Cup has come and gone, but there is little time for football fans the world over to sit on their laurels as the new domestic seasons are only a matter of a few short weeks away. All eyes will be turned to the EPL 2018/19 season to see if Manchester City can repeat […]

Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Sep 29, 2017

What can you say about Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale that hasn’t already been said? The Welshman took the footballing world by storm at Spurs before completing a dream move to the Spanish giants as they looked to utilise his pace and power alongside the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema. With 69 goals and […]

Hugo Jennings - Sep 13, 2017

In many ways, Arsène Wenger’s career will be remembered for the ‘what-if?’ moments as much as the never-ending supply of entertainment, quite literally from the sublime to the ridiculous; Arsenal‘s 1-0 win away to Real Madrid with a back four of Emmanuel Eboué, Kolo Touré, Philippe Senderos and Mathieu Flamini is just one example of both […]

Last Word Staff - Sep 10, 2017

One of the biggest strengths in life is to have bravery. In football, if a coach has this trait, than he will be a force to be reckoned with. One such coach is Zinedine Zidane. He was brave enough to bench some of the biggest names in world football, possibly damaging their egos, and was rewarded with two Champions Leagues, a […]

Last Word Staff - Sep 10, 2017

Despite Liverpool seemingly heading in the right direction under Klopp, the German has failed to work on obvious weaknesses in the side.

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Classic Fights
Last Word Staff - Sep 10, 2017

When it comes down to watching classic fights on your smartphone, there are a couple of options that you should definitely go through. Most are boxing events, but let’s go through each one.

Jordan Spieth at the Valspar Championship
Cody Flavell - Sep 10, 2017

The Valspar Championship was very entertaining for a relatively weaker field. Taylor Moore pulled off his first victory on the PGA Tour. It wasn’t without some drama and late flair from soon-to-be-30-year-old Jordan Spieth. No one moves the needle in golf like Tiger Woods and there may never be another. However, if there is anyone […]

Popular Sports
Last Word Staff - Sep 10, 2017

Popularity is often a subjective term when you’re discussing sport. Football is often held up as the world’s most popular sport because it has the biggest international viewing figures.

Rory McIlroy drives at the Players Championship
Andy Moore - Sep 10, 2017

Up until this past weekend, it had been a solid start to the 2023 season for Rory McIlroy. Though yet to recapture his late 2022 form that saw him finish in the top 10 of his last 7 events of the year, a win at the Dubai Desert Classic in January and then a second […]

Cody Flavell - Sep 10, 2017

Jordan Spieth put it perfectly Sunday afternoon when talking about Scottie Scheffler in his post-round press conference at TPC Sawgrass. “I honestly hated when people called it a run for me so I don’t want to call it a run for Scottie but he’s playing really well,” Spieth said. He couldn’t have nailed it on […]

Ian Poulter swinging
Andy Moore - Sep 10, 2017

12 months in golf is a long time….. Enough to see the game fracture into two sides, in essence becoming a battle between the longstanding PGA Tour v the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf. Unsurprisingly, the biggest dissenters to the new upstart league has come from golf’s leading voice, and the predominantly American-based PGA Tour, but […]

Last Word Staff - Sep 10, 2017

You don’t have to be passionate about Esports competitions or even gaming to understand the sheer size of Esports nowadays. In recent years, gaming tournaments have broken numerous viewership records and there is no sign of stopping when it comes to the growth of this industry.  As a result, because of this growth and popularity, […]

Kurt Kitayama kisses the Arnold Palmer Invitational trophy
Cody Flavell - Sep 10, 2017

30-year old Kurt Kitayama pulled off one of the biggest underdog wins in recent memory on Tour and won a crisp $3.6 million in doing so.