The Revival of Borussia Dortmund

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On April 3, Borussia Dortmund lost 2-1 to Eintracht Frankfurt at an empty Westfalenstadion.  The defeat dropped The Black and Yellows seven points behind their opponents in the race for fourth place in the Bundesliga. As a result, Dortmund appeared destined to finish outside of the top four for the first time since the 2014/15 […] READ MORE


Returning Players: Thierry Henry

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Returning Players’ series. In this edition, we take a look at Thierry Henry. Signed from Juventus in 1999, Henry made 370 appearances over eight years in his first spell at Arsenal, before returning to Arsenal on a two-month loan deal in January 2012. Returning Players – Thierry Henry First Spell […] READ MORE



Champions League Losing Its Special Appeal Without Fans in Stadia

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As COVID-19 rages on, elite football continues without its fans in stadia, and as a result those memorable European nights in the Champions League are in danger of becoming forgettable. Champions League Losing Its Special Appeal Without Fans in Stadia Champions League also following Compressed Schedule The Bleacher Report tweeted an animated photo with the […] READ MORE



Lionel Messi Welcome at Paris Saint-Germain Says Thomas Tuchel

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Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel has said that Lionel Messi would be welcome at the French club if he was to leave Barcelona. Howeve, he expects the Argentine to finish his career at the Catalan club. Tuchel was speaking after seeing his PSG side lose 1-0 to Bayern Munich in the Champions League final last […] READ MORE


Manchester City Mistakes Cost Them in Champions League Loss

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Manchester City and Pep Guardiola made costly mistakes as they were knocked out of the Champions League last night. They faced an Olympique Lyonnais side that were ready for the moment. But, Lyon may not have been going through to the semi-finals if it wasn’t for a number of mistakes by both City players and […] READ MORE


The Threats That Manchester City and Lyon Pose to Each Other

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Manchester City face off against French side Lyon in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals on Saturday night. City famously lost to the same opponents in last season’s group stage, but this Lyon is far different and, under Rudi Garcia, they present a much different task for Manchester City. Manchester City Better Be Wary of Lyon […] READ MORE


Trent Alexander-Arnold: Liverpool’s Rare Talent

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Having been named Premier League Young Player of the Season for 2019-20, Trent Alexander-Arnold had the season of every young Scousers dreams this year. As Liverpool put to bed three decades of missed domestic glory, Alexander-Arnold and his teammates have plenty to be proud of, perhaps the West Derby born youngster can be more proud […] READ MORE


Robert Lewandowski Closing in on Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League Record

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Bayern Munich’s star striker Robert Lewandowksi produced a terrific performance against Chelsea. The ever-reliant goalscorer was involved in every single goal Bayern recorded against Chelsea over the course of the two Round of 16 fixtures. Robert Lewandowski Nearing Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League Record Running Away with the Golden Boot The top goalscorer race in the […] READ MORE