Returning Players: Mats Hummels

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Returning Players’ series. In this edition, we look at German centre back, Mats Hummels. Unlike the majority of players featured during this series, Hummels has only played for two clubs throughout his career but has made a return to both. He began his career at Bayern Munich’s academy but managed […] READ MORE


Achraf Hakimi: Borussia Dortmund’s Unsung Hero

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Achraf Hakimi was in excellent form again this weekend for Borussia Dortmund. Teammate Jadon Sancho dominated the headlines after notching a hat-trick in the 6-1 win over Paderborn. However, 21-year-old Hakimi also found the net and produced another consistent display which caught the eye. Borussia Dortmund’s Unsung Hero: Achraf Hakimi Reliable and Consistent Hakimi made […] READ MORE


Team of the Decade: Borussia Dortmund

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The past decade was one filled with its ups and downs for one of Germany’s most beloved clubs. Picking the best starting eleven of all the amazing players that have donned the black and yellow shirt from 2010 to 2019 is quite difficult. In every position, there are at least two players to choose from. […] READ MORE


Consistency is Paramount to Germany Defence

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The German National Team finished their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign on Tuesday, with the lone blemish coming in a September defeat to the Netherlands. The final two victories over Belarus and Northern Ireland ensured a first-place finish in Group C. While the squad is superb in its midfield and offensive thirds, with a plethora of […] READ MORE



2019 DFL Supercup Preview: Bayern Munich v Borussia Dortmund

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The 2019/20 Bundesliga season kicks off on August 16th, a little over two weeks from now. This weekend, however, fans of Germany’s top flight will get a preview of what should be an exciting year. Bayern Munich will face Borussia Dortmund away from home, both sides hoping to establish early-season dominance by winning the 2019 […] READ MORE



Mats Hummels to Borussia Dortmund Could be a Good Move for All

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The summer transfer window doesn’t officially open in Germany for a couple of weeks still, but all eyes are on Bayern Munich, who typically like to get their transfer business done quick and early. Rather than bringing in another high-profile star like many expect, however, the Bavarians’ next big transfer move could be selling veteran […] READ MORE



Bayern Munich’s Centre-Back Options Moving Forward

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In a season which has seen the reigning Bundesliga champions struggle, Bayern Munich’s biggest problem has arguably been their defence. Since the team’s shock 3-1 defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt in the DFB-Pokal final, team regulars Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng have struggled massively. Carrying their poor form into the World Cup in Russia, the once-dominant duo continue […] READ MORE