Families in Football: Shola and Sammy Ameobi

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Families in Football’ series. Over the next few weeks, we take a look at siblings, cousins, and even parents and children that have played the beautiful game. Some have played cup finals together while others have been on opposing sides. Today we look at Shola and Sammy Ameobi. Families […] READ MORE


Women’s Football Reforms: The Continued Task of Evolution

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Several weeks ago, Wembley stadium hosted yet another memorable date in its long special history. This time around it concerned women’s football. Women’s Football Reforms: What Is Needed for the Next Step in the Growth of the Beautiful Game FA Cup Final The FA Cup final remains a standout date on the calendar and the […] READ MORE


QPR Approach Derby County Over Signing Tom Lawrence

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Queens Park Rangers have contacted Derby County about signing their captain Tom Lawrence, according to West London Sport. Derby was put into administration in September 2021 and are facing a dire future if they cannot acquire the funds to ease their financial troubles. It is likely that the 28-year-old, who is out of contract in […] READ MORE


Farhad Moshiri Increases Shareholding Stake in Everton

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Everton majority owner Farhad Moshiri has increased his shareholding by injecting another £100 million into the club. The British-Iranian businessman has risen his stake to 94.1% by buying shares through Blue Heaven Holdings Limited. Moshiri has also penned an open letter to Everton fans to reaffirm his commitment to the club in a rare public […] READ MORE


Leeds United to Place New Offer for Salzburg’s Brenden Aaronson

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Leeds United are expected to increase their bid for Red Bull Salzburg forward Brenden Aaronson, according to The Athletic. The Premier League club’s new offer to the Austrian champions is likely to be around the £20 million mark. This would be a proportionate rise from the £15 million bid that was previously rejected. It is […] READ MORE


Liverpool Recall Rhys Williams From Swansea City Loan

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Liverpool has officially recalled Rhys Williams from his loan at Swansea City following a disappointing spell at the club. The 20-year-old centre back played just seven times for the Welsh side during the first half of the season. In a statement, Swansea said: “Everyone at Swansea City would like to thank Rhys for his contribution […] READ MORE


Everton Interview Fabio Cannavaro for Club Manager Role

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Everton has interviewed Fabio Cannavaro for the vacant club manager position, according to The Telegraph. It is thought that the 48-year-old impressed during his interview this week as the Premier League club searches for Rafa Benitez’s replacement. Duncan Ferguson was appointed for “the upcoming games” earlier in the week, indicating that there is not a timeframe […] READ MORE


FIFA Set New Limit on Loans to Prevent ‘Player Hoarding’

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Football’s world governing body has announced new regulations, which will become enforceable from July 2022, on incoming and outgoing international loans between clubs. In a statement, FIFA said their decision is “firmly anchored on the following core objectives: developing young players, promoting competitive balance and preventing the hoarding of players”. FIFA Set New Limit on […] READ MORE



Milan Director Warns Lille Unlikely to Sell Sven Botman

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AC Milan director Frederic Massara has poured cold water on the possible transfer of Sven Botman to the red and black half of the San Siro. Reports surfaced that Milan was committed to rivalling Newcastle United for the Lille defender but it now appears the Italian club have backed away from negotiations. Milan Director Warns […] READ MORE