Roy Hodgson: Forty-Four Years a Football Manager

|

Against the odds, Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace toppled Manchester United in their own backyard last weekend to make it two wins from two this campaign. Having been among the favourites to go down, it appears there is still plenty of life in 73-year-old Hodgson and his South London squad. His longevity certainly makes you wonder where […] READ MORE


Premier League Legends: Steven Gerrard

|

Welcome back to the latest series of articles from Last Word on Football. This time we look back on the footballers who many class as Premier League legends. Players who wowed the crowd, frustrated the opposition, scored great goals and inspired their team to glory. Today we look at a one-club man who produced some […] READ MORE


Valley Parade Fire Disaster: 35th Anniversary

|

Today marks the 35th anniversary since the Valley Parade fire disaster in Bradford. On May 11 1985, Bradford hosted Lincoln FC for a Third Division match at the ground. Bradford already secured the league title and the league trophy was paraded before the game kicked off. Around 11,000 spectators went to watch the match, almost […] READ MORE


Never to Be Forgotten Grounds: Highbury

|

Welcome to the new series of articles from the Last Word on Football. This series looks at the grounds that are sadly no longer with us. Grounds that are famous not only in their particular country but also around the world. Grounds that will always hold a special place in the hearts of a particular […] READ MORE