Toronto Wolfpack: Top Six Road Games in Franchise History

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The Toronto Wolfpack has had numerous road games in its short history. The Wolfpack, which originated in 2016 thanks to Eric Perez and David Argyle has had a successful run on the road from 2017-20. Raheem Bashir, who has long covered Toronto for Last Word on Rugby, picks out some of the best moments in […] READ MORE


Why Hull City must keep hold of Kamil Grosicki

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It has been a deeply frustrating summer for Hull City and their new manager, Leonid Slutsky. A mass exodus of first team players has, for the second consecutive year, left the Tigers starting the new season with a threadbare squad. Meanwhile, the ruthless nature of the Championship has already started to take its toll, and […] READ MORE


Uncertainty at Sunderland Continues

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Uncertainty at Sunderland is no stranger and this summer is no different. No manager and an owner looking to sell leaves the clubs future unclear. READ MORE


Huddersfield Town on Brink of Return to the Top Flight They Once Ruled

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If Huddersfield Town win the Championship play-off final against Reading and with it a place in the Premier League next season, it will justify every managerial decision David Wagner has made this season. The windfall of winning a place in the English top flight—and more than £100 million in TV rights payments—will easily offset any […] READ MORE


50 Most Captivating Footballers of 2016: Part 1

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2016 has been a fascinating year for football. From Leicester City‘s league title triumph at odds of 5000/1, to Portugal‘s shock victory in the Euro 2016 final, to the bizarre rise of Will Grigg on and off the field, the last 12 months have not been short of entertainment. This five-part series looks at 50 of the most captivating footballers […] READ MORE


Major Issues In The English Rugby Championship

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From Last Word on Rugby, Sam Pardey Major Issues In The English Rugby Championship Jersey Reds have announced that they have sold off their assets to make it to the end of the season. The English Rugby Championship club’s financial situation sums up just one of the many issues facing the second tier of English Rugby. Whilst […] READ MORE



NZ Rugby Grandstand–Week Seven Mitre 10 Cup

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Last Word On Rugby, by Scott Hornell. The ‘hits and misses’ continue in Week Seven Mitre 10 Cup results. Not all good, but not all bad–and some spectacular matches and plays. That is what get’s fans engaged–the unpredictable nature of sport, and of New Zealand (NZ) rugby. In a full week’s schedule of games, the two sides […] READ MORE


DeAndre Yedlin Signs with Newcastle United

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Early today, the United States Mens National Team (USMNT) defender signed a five year deal with Newcastle United. He leaves Tottenham after only making one appearance in the Premier League. Yedlin spent the last year on loan with Sunderland, and he was poised to return, but then Sam Allardyce was hired as the new England manager. […] READ MORE


Cardiff City lacking Firepower

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It is clear to see that Cardiff City are lacking firepower without a goal-scorer this season. Adding a striker is essential to Paul Trollope’s cause. Cardiff City lacking firepower The opening EFL game for Cardiff City finished 0-0 away to Birmingham City; a result many could have predicted. Two evenly matched teams, both well organised yet […] READ MORE