Families in Football: Peter and Kasper Schmeichel

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Families in Football’ series. Over the next few weeks, we take a look at siblings, cousins, and even parents and children that have played the beautiful game. Some have played cup finals together while others have been on opposing sides. Today we look at Peter and Kasper Schmeichel. Families […] READ MORE


Which Premier League Goalkeepers are World Class?

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The Premier League is home to some of the best goalkeepers in the world, players who often go without the recognition they deserve because they aren’t scoring goals themselves on a regular basis. These players can be the difference-makers in games, whether it’s by saving at a key moment, a penalty stop, or just a […] READ MORE


Kasper Schmeichel: Finland Game Decision Should Not Have Been Made in the Heat of the Moment

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Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel feels the Danish players were rushed into deciding to resume the game against Finland after Christian Eriksen’s sudden collapse on the pitch. Schmeichel: Decision Should Not Have Been Made in the Heat of the Moment Rule Change Was Necessary for ‘Extraordinary’ Circumstances Speaking after reflection on the traumatic experience of the […] READ MORE


Premier League Team of the Week – Week Eight

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Premier League Team of the Week – who makes our 11? On a weekend where three sides held the top position in the Premier League, it’s Leicester City who go into the international break ahead of the chasing pack. Jamie Vardy’s first-half penalty the difference in their hard-fought victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers. Southampton and Tottenham […] READ MORE


Team of the Decade: Leicester City

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There’s currently no Premier League football to dig our teeth into. While in isolation, we can look back at a simpler time. Before mass panic and the horror show that has been 2020, there was the 2010’s. One of the most entertaining and positive stories of that decade was Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City winning the […] READ MORE


Reasons for Leicester City’s Success

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  We all remember Leicester City’s fairytale season which saw them secure the most sensational Premier League title of all time. However, that’s not the success that will be examined in this article. Rather, the reasons for Leicester City’s success this season. Sitting in second place with 39 points in 19 matches means they are […] READ MORE


Kasper Schmeichel: Time To Question the Leicester City Goalkeeper?

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Kasper Schmeichel has been Leicester City’s undisputed number one since joining in 2011. He has been a vital part of the club’s success, with heroic goalkeeping keeping Leicester in games on countless occasions. Kasper Schmeichel: Time To Question the Leicester City Goalkeeper? However, this season has seen him come in for criticism with regards to […] READ MORE


Leicester City FC: a Club Back on the Rise

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It can be argued that the poor recruitment which followed Leicester City FC’s title win wasted a chance to compete with England’s top six on a regular basis. However, a mix of steady recruitment and a development of young talent sees Leicester in their healthiest position since their miraculous season. Leicester City FC Rising Again […] READ MORE


Denmark National Team in Crisis as Star Players Strike

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The Denmark Football Association (DBU) is in dispute with their international players over commercial sponsorship. If the match against Wales is forfeited, the DBU is likely to face harsh penalties from UEFA, which may include exclusion from the 2020 European Championships. Star Players Strike in Denmark National Team Crisis What Are the Players Striking About? The […] READ MORE


Chelsea Should Add Mateo Kovacic and Others to Become Genuine Title Contenders

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Chelsea have just two-and-a-half weeks to save their upcoming Premier League season this summer. The transfer window for the 2018/19 campaign shuts on 9 August, leaving sides unable to make additional changes once the football calendar is underway. The Blues have wasted the vast majority of their summer with their struggles to sort out their […] READ MORE