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


Champions League Last 16: Five Takeaways

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Europe’s top teams took centre stage once again with the remaining last 16 contests in the Champions League. The second batch of round of 16 matches provided a host of interesting ties. Atlético Madrid against Chelsea pited Diego Simeone’s side, who have lost momentum in La Liga, up against Thomas Tuchel’s rejuvenated side. Meanwhile in-form […] READ MORE



With the Goal Drought Over, Timo Werner Can Finally Kick On

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Timo Werner scored in Chelsea’s 2-0 victory over Newcastle United this week, ending a goal drought that had been going on since November. Although the 24-year-old has struggled to find the net, he has still been influential for the blues. Chelsea fans will be hoping that the goals will now start to flow for Werner […] READ MORE


Last-16 Draw for Women’s Champions League Announced

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The draw for the last-16 of the Women’s Champions League was announced earlier today, with Manchester City and Chelsea drawn against Fiorentina and Atletico Madrid respectively. Last-16 Draw Confirmed for Women’s Champions League Chelsea and Manchester City Learn Their Champions League Fate Both Women’s Super League clubs are set to play their home first leg […] READ MORE



Diego Costa Nears Palmeiras Move

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Diego Costa is reportedly close to completing a transfer to Brazilian club Palmeiras. Sky Sports are reporting that the striker, who terminated his contract with La Liga frontrunners Atletico Madrid in January, is returning to Sao Paulo to play for the club he supported as a boy. The move comes after the former Chelsea striker […] READ MORE