Sweden’s Maiden Euros Appearance on Home Soil

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Despite making their FIFA World Cup debut as early as 1934, Sweden didn’t play at a European Championship until they qualified as hosts for the 1992 edition. Sweden’s maiden Euros appearance on home soil was one to be remembered. Let’s explore how the Swedes got so close to European glory. Sweden’s Maiden Euros Appearance: So […] READ MORE



The Legacy of Joachim Low

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And just like that, Joachim Low sees his 15-year reign in charge of the German national team come to an end. With Germany’s 2-0 defeat to England in the last 16 of Euro 2020, Low officially bows out, and with his departure, questions will inevitably begin to materialize over his legacy. In charge of Die […] READ MORE




Profile, Squad Selection, Star Players and Key Fixtures – Everything You Need to Know About Germany Ahead of Euro 2020

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Germany enter the 2020 Euro Championship with redemption on their minds, after their disappointing showing at the 2018 World Cup. The Germans went into Russia as the defending champions; however, they failed to make it out of the group stage. The team at Last Word on Football has put together a profile on Germany so […] READ MORE



Joachim Löw: World-Cup Winner to Step Down From Germany Role

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Joachim Löw will step down as head coach of the German national team after the European Championship in the summer of 2021. The 2014 World Cup winner asked to end his contract, which was set to expire after the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, upon completion of the Euros. The German Football Association (DFB) has […] 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