Returning Players: Filipe Luis

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Returning Players’ series. In this edition, we look at left-back, Filipe Luis. The defender enjoyed two spells at Atlético Madrid between a frustrating season at Chelsea. In total, the Brazilian made 333 appearances for the Spanish side, where he provided 30 assists and netted 12 goals. Returning Players – […] READ MORE


History Beckons for Athletic Bilbao

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April 2021 will be a historic month for Athletic Bilbao. In a span of two weeks, the Spanish club will participate in two major cup finals from the same competition: the Copa del Rey. On April 3, they will face Basque rivals Real Sociedad, while on April 17, they will play record champions Barcelona, who have […] READ MORE


REPORT: Manchester City Considering Bid for Jules Kounde

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Jules Kounde is a reported target for Manchester City, who may consider making a bid for the Sevilla defender. The Telegraph are reporting that if Manchester City propose a deal, it may see Nicolas Otamendi head in the other direction. Manchester City Considering Bid for Jules Kounde Kounde Excelled for Sevilla Last Season Young Frenchman […] READ MORE



Copa del Rey Magic is in the Air for UD Ibiza

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UD Ibiza are in the spotlight after drawing Barcelona in the last 32 of the Copa del Rey. Upon hearing the news, many sports fans were surprised as Ibiza is not a place known for their football team. The island, often perceived as a cheap and cheerful place to party, is a natural beauty hot […] READ MORE


Barcelona’s Quality Too Much for Real Madrid

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Whenever Barcelona and Real Madrid meet, the quality can be seen all throughout the field. Even the players that don’t have a world-famous name can dominate on any day. That leads to incredibly patterned games where each team takes turns controlling the game. With all that quality on the field, there are always going to […] READ MORE


Could Gareth Bale be About to go Back to Tottenham?

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Welsh superstar Gareth Bale is being linked with a move back to Tottenham Hotspur. The potential transfer is being touted around by a few Spanish media outlets. The winger joined Real Madrid in 2013 from Tottenham. He is apparently going to be the North London side’s marque signing for their entrance into the new stadium. […] READ MORE