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The Real Madrid Season: The Campaign That Zinedine Zidane Proved His Tactical Nous
Tom Cunningham, Editor - Apr 11, 2021

They said he couldn’t do it without Cristiano Ronaldo. They said he was carried by the goals and performances of a world-class team. Yet, here Zinedine Zidane is, guiding the Real Madrid season to success.  The aforementioned squad has been stripped as a result of injuries this season, 53 to be exact, but that has […]

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Returning Players: Henrik Larsson
Dale Ventham, Editor - Apr 11, 2021

Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Returning Players’ series. In this edition, we look at Swedish striker, Henrik Larsson. The forward made a return to two clubs during an impressive career in European football. He began his career at Högaborgs BK, a Swedish Third Division side based in his hometown of Helsingborg, before a move […]

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Oxford United Weekly Round-Up: Oxford Beat Crewe Alexandra But Lose Against Accrington Stanley

It was a busy week for Oxford United, both on and off the field. Simon Eastwood penned a new three-year deal, Marcus McGuane has been linked with a return to the club and Jack Stevens has been linked with a move to Middlesbrough. On the pitch, Oxford beat Crewe Alexandra 6-0 on Saturday but suffered […]

Harry Kane’s Future
Harry Kane’s Future Dependent on European Qualification

As the Premier League season enters into its latter stages, Harry Kane’s future is once again a cause of rumour and speculation. The Athletic’s Jack Pitt-Brooke and Oliver Holt report that Kane will push to leave Tottenham Hotspur this summer but much will depend on Europe’s elite teams and their own transfer plans. Numerous Factors […]

Returning Player: Andriy Shevchenko

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 […]

Sunderland Promotion
Resilience Will Be Key For a Sunderland Promotion Push

Since the appointment of Lee Johnson, a resilient Sunderland has emerged with automatic promotion now in their own hands.

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AC Milan and Parma Go Head-to-Head in Crucial Serie A Fixture

AC Milan and Parma meet at the Stadio Ennio Tardini in a crucial match on Saturday. The Rossoneri sit at second place but rivals Juventus and Atalanta are slowly creeping up behind them. Anything less than three points will be a literal and moral defeat for Milan. AC Milan and Parma Facing Crucial Fixture AC Milan […]

Watford’s Tom Cleverley and Philip Zinckernagel Conundrum: The Verdict

16 times this season, Tom Cleverley wore the captain’s armband for Watford. In January, the Hornets signed highly-rated Danish attacker Philip Zinckernagel. Now, the two players could potentially find themselves in a battle for the final starting spot. Cleverley Versus Zinckernagel Conundrum Cleverley Returns From Injury The skipper for the first portion of the season […]

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Mikel Arteta Arsenal Reign Could Come at Risk if European Advancement is Not Made
Martin Keady - Apr 9, 2021

The Sword of Damocles that has been hanging over the head of the Mikel Arteta Arsenal tenure and certainly for the majority of this season has now surely frayed to a single thread. After letting in a 93rd-minute equaliser to Slavia Prague in the first leg of the Europa League quarter-final tie last night, which […]