Gary Cahill Leaves Crystal Palace

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Gary Cahill has officially left Crystal Palace after two seasons with the club. The Eagles confirmed the release of Cahill after they failed to agree a new deal with the 35-year-old. Gary Cahill is Now a Free Agent Crystal Palace Fail to Agree New Deal with Gary Cahill Gary Cahill is now available as a […] READ MORE


Newcastle Transfer News: Magpies Targeting Ross Barkley and Hamza Choudhury

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Newcastle United are looking to strengthen their midfield this summer during this transfer window, given the rumours currently circulating. Chris Waugh of The Athletic reports that Ross Barkley is considered a viable option if they are unsuccessful in their attempts to re-sign Joe Willock. Meanwhile, Scott Wilson of Northern Echo says Leicester City’s Hamza Choudhury could […] READ MORE




José Mourinho: Not Even a Shadow of His Former Self

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When Tottenham Hotspur sacked José Mourinho on the 19th of April, one would have been forgiven for thinking that he would be out of a job for at least a month or two. Certainly, the evidence suggested that he would be in no rush to find a new job. The enormous pay-off that he would […] READ MORE


Returning Players: Nicolas Anelka

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Returning Players’ series. In this edition, we look at journeyman striker, Nicolas Anelka. The Euro 2000 winner turned out for 12 different clubs during his illustrious yet controversial career. He only made a return to one club, and that was Paris Saint-Germain. Returning Players – Nicolas Anelka First Spell […] READ MORE


Returning Players: Steve Sidwell

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Returning Players’ series. In this edition, we take a look at Steve Sidwell. Sidwell is remembered fondly by Brighton & Hove Albion fans following two spells at the club which came at the beginning and at the end of an impressive career. The former midfielder’s two stints with the […] READ MORE


Who’s Going to Reach the 2020/21 Champions League Semi-Finals?

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The draw for the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League quarter-finals took place on Friday and has inevitably left us with some mouth-watering ties. A repeat of last season’s final will take place in this round as Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain lock horns again. Expect goals galore when Manchester City entertain Borussia Dortmund, whilst the three […] READ MORE


Returning Players: Claudio Pizarro

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Returning Players’ Series. In this edition, we take a look at Claudio Pizarro, the striker who spent ten whole seasons at Werder Bremen throughout his career and also had two stints at German giants Bayern Munich. Pizarro first joined Bayern as a 22-year old and, after impressing in the […] READ MORE