Pivotal Week Ahead for Manchester City

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This week is a pivotal week for Manchester City in their quest to retain their Premier League title and win the Champions League for the first time. Manchester City face arguably the toughest three away trips in Europe. They start against European champions Chelsea, before heading to Paris to take on Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday […] READ MORE


Jose Mourinho: 1000 Games in Management

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Jose Mourinho will take charge of his 1000th game in management as Roma faces Sassuolo at the Stadio Olimpico this weekend. Mourinho’s managerial career has now spanned 21 years and has seen him win league titles in Portugal, England, Italy, and Spain. He also has two Champions League and two Europa League winners medals in […] READ MORE



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