Rafa Benitez Appointed Everton Manager

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With the sudden departure of Carlo Ancelotti to Real Madrid hitting the club hard, Everton have finally whittled down their shortlist which has seen Rafa Benitez appointed the club’s new manager. The Toffees will be hoping that the Spaniard can take them forward into what they hope will be a new and successful era. Everton Appoint […] READ MORE


The Impact Rafa Benitez Could Have at Everton

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Everton will appoint Rafa Benitez as their new head coach next week, according to Sky Sports. Benitez will replace Carlo Ancelotti, who left the club in June to re-join Real Madrid. Ancelotti’s departure caused panic at Goodison Park, but they now have a solid replacement for the Italian. The announcement has come as quite the […] READ MORE


Comparisons Between Steve Bruce and Rafa Benítez Have to Stop

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Ever since his appointment at Newcastle United in July 2019, Steve Bruce has lived in the shadow of his predecessor, Rafa Benítez. While Benítez was adored on Tyneside, Bruce has had to struggle for over a year to win over the Toon Army. Angry that Mike Ashley had settled for a managerial option far down […] READ MORE


Premier League Legends: Steven Gerrard

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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



Team of the Decade: Newcastle United

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s team of the decade series. Newcastle United began the decade in the Championship. The Toon were relegated from the Premier League under club legend Alan Shearer in 2009. However, Chris Hughton led the club to the Championship title in 2010. They gathered 102 points and returned to the Premier […] READ MORE