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Returning Players: Carlos Tevez

Welcome to Last Word on Footballs ‘Returning Players’ Series. In this edition, we take a look at striker Carlos Tevez. After making his debut with Boca Juniors 20 years ago at the age of 16, Tevez has gone on to become a club legend. El Apache, as he is affectionately known at Boca, has scored […] READ MORE

Daniel Farke Praises ‘Perfect’ Oliver Skipp but Accepts Signing Midfielder Permanently Would Be Difficult

Norwich City manager Daniel Farke has praised the impact of Tottenham Hotspur loanee Oliver Skipp but admits signing him on a permanent deal would be challenging. The 20-year-old has emerged as one of The Canaries’ most consistent performers this season, cementing a position in midfield as his own. Daniel Farke Impressed With Oliver Skipp but Rules […] READ MORE

VAR Review: The FA Need to Stick With It

Late last year, the President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino said that “VAR is helping football, it’s certainly not damaging [it]”. This is despite Aston Villa captain, Jack Grealish, urging for a VAR review, by saying that it is “ruining” football, and Jordan Henderson saying that he’d “rather play without it”. Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg […] READ MORE

Manchester United Big Six

Why Manchester United Have Become a One Trick Pony

Manchester United continued their unwanted record of failing to score in six consecutive matches against the big six at Chelsea at the weekend – adding further fuel to the fire for changing the one-trick pony mentality running through the club. With Edinson Cavani out injured and Anthony Martial out of sorts, United have become an […] READ MORE