Yohan Cabaye Announces ‘Emotional’ Retirement From Football

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French midfielder Yohan Cabaye has announced his retirement from football at the age of 35. He made the statement in a Twitter post which was titled “Final Whistle”. In the statement, Cabaye said: “It is with great emotion that after more than 17 years of passion, love for football, great emotion and memories that will […] READ MORE


Alan Pardew Interested in AFC Wimbledon Manager’s Job

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In a surprise move, Alan Pardew is reportedly interested in taking over as boss at AFC Wimbledon according to The Athletic. Alan Pardew Keen on AFC Wimbledon Job Wimbledon on the Lookout for New Manager The club are without a boss after Glyn Hodges left the role at the weekend, with the side 21st in […] READ MORE


Team of the Decade: Newcastle United

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s team of the decade series. Newcastle United began the decade in the Championship. The Toon were relegated from the Premier League under club legend Alan Shearer in 2009. However, Chris Hughton led the club to the Championship title in 2010. They gathered 102 points and returned to the Premier […] READ MORE



Football’s Forgotten Players: Hatem Ben Arfa

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This is the first of a series looking at the players who have been washed away into the annuls of footballing memory. In today’s edition, we look at Hatem Ben Arfa, the French attacker whose technique was second to none, but whose attitude got the better of him. On his day he was unplayable, but […] READ MORE


The Brutal Dismissal of Darren Moore

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West Bromwich Albion parted ways with head coach Darren Moore following the Baggies’ 1-1 draw with bottom side Ipswich Town. The shock move comes with West Brom fourth in the Championship with ten games remaining. Moore’s assistants, Graeme Jones and Wayne Jacobs, were also relieved of their duties. Three games ago, West Brom were just […] READ MORE


Manager Alan Pardew Leaves West Brom

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West Bromwich Albion and manager Alan Pardew have agreed to mutually part company following discussions between both parties. Pardew leaves West Brom bottom of the Premier League and 10 points from safety with just six games to go. Albion Cult hero, Darren Moore has been placed in charge of the first team until further notice […] READ MORE


Pardew In Need Of Results

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Pardew Desperate for Results Defeat to Southampton at the weekend leaves West Brom four points adrift at the bottom of the table with boss Alan Pardew in need of results. Pardew was handed the reigns at the Hawthorns at the end of November last year. Taking over from Tony Pulis, Pardew inherited a side lacking […] READ MORE


Grzegorz Krychowiak is Coming Good for West Brom

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Grzegorz Krychowiak is coming good for West Brom after a slow start to life in the Premier League. The capture of Krychowiak by West Brom was seen by many as one of the coups of the summer. West Brom secured the midfielder’s services on a one-year loan deal. Tony Pulis lead Albion to a top ten […] READ MORE