Todd Boehly to Personally Arrange New Reece James Contract

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New Chelsea owner Todd Boehly is personally focussing on rewarding defender Reece James with a new deal, according to Sami Mokbel. The England international still has three years remaining on his current deal at Stamford Bridge but with Manchester City and Real Madrid reportedly targeting the defender as a long-term transfer option, the Blues need […] READ MORE


Families in Football: Lauren and Reece James

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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 Lauren and Reece James. Families […] READ MORE


Premier League 2021/22: The Year of the Fullback

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“No one wants to grow up and be a Gary Neville,” Jamie Carragher lambasted on a 2013 episode of Monday Night Football before Liverpool’s game against Swansea City. And he was right at the time. No player grew up wanting to play the most inglorious position in the footballing world; a position known since the […] READ MORE


Reece James’ Medals Stolen During Burglary

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Reece James’ medals from the 2021 Champions League win, Super Cup and Euro 2020 have all been stolen, as confirmed by the player on Instagram, who stated that a burglary took place at the his home whilst he was playing against Zenit St Petersburg on Tuesday September 14. Chelsea defender Reece James says his Champions League […] READ MORE



Gareth Southgate’s England Right-Back Selection Headache

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Gareth Southgate has quite the dilemma on his hands where the England right-back position is concerned. It is the one position where England have the most depth, by far. Naturally, this means that gifted players will have to miss out. Of the potential candidates, it can be narrowed down to five standout right-backs. Players such […] READ MORE


We Must All Counter Racist Abuse Towards Players

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The beautiful game that we all love has reared its ugly head again in recent weeks, with an abhorrent level of racist abuse directed at some of the Premier League’s most high-profile stars on social media. We All Have a Responsibility to Condemn Racist Abuse Marcus Rashford Becomes the Latest Target of Racist Abuse The […] READ MORE


REPORT: Chelsea Defender Reece James Suffers Major Knee Injury

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Reece James has had an incredible start to the season, establishing himself as the clear first-choice right-back at Chelsea. However, surgery may unfortunately derail his brilliant form. According to The Athletic, James went for a scan on his knee on Saturday and there are worrying signs for the young Englishman. Chelsea Suffer Injury Blow as […] READ MORE