Arsenal Open Contract Talks With Emile Smith-Rowe

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In a week in which there has not been much cause for celebration, Arsenal fans will have rejoiced at the news that the club have opened talks with Emile Smith-Rowe over a new contract. Affectionately named the ‘Croydon De Bruyne,’ Smith-Rowe has enjoyed a breakthrough season in English football. A new contract is more than […] READ MORE


German 50+1 Model: Bringing Fans Into the Fold

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In the wake of one of the most contentious weeks in the history of football, the game we all know and love has been under a microscope of scrutiny. Owners, in particular, have been under the spotlight, with waves of fans calling for restrictions, wage caps and regulations to be put in place to ensure […] READ MORE


Returning Players: Dirk Kuyt

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Returning Players’ series. In this edition, we take a look at Dirk Kuyt. Kuyt turned out for Feyenoord for three years from 2003 and made a return to the club in 2015. Returning Players – Dirk Kuyt First Spell at Feyenoord Before signing for Feyenoord Rotterdam, Dirk Kuyt had […] READ MORE


Returning Player: Andriy Shevchenko

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Returning Player’ series. In this edition, we take a look at Andriy Shevchenko. The Ukrainian striker made his debut for Dynamo Kyiv in 1994 before joining AC Milan in 1999. The forward returned to the San Siro on loan from Chelsea in 2008 and made a comeback to Kyiv […] READ MORE


Brighton & Hove Albion Prove Their Class Against Newcastle United in Relegation Six-Pointer

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Newcastle United made it six games without victory on Saturday night, whilst Brighton & Hove Albion secured a vital win to help bridge a six-point gap from the relegation places. Graham Potter’s side managed to replicate the same 3-0 scoreline they achieved earlier in the season against the struggling Magpies and showed a ruthless side to their game […] READ MORE