The resignation of Florentino Perez is the final admission that the “Galacticos” policy was a failure in the most important area, on the pitch. For whilst Los Meringues have rocketedContinue readingLosing Your Head, Madrid style
Once again, politicians loom large on the football horizon. The Independent Football Review, launched on Wednesday in London is the brainchild of Richard Caborn. The Minister for Sport in theContinue readingIf The Cap Fits
Football is a unique industry. Now that like a number of statements contained within this blog, is neither original nor shocking. There are numerous reasons why it is unique butContinue readingPitch Battles
Real Madrid 0 – 1 Arsenal 0 – 1 Henry (47) Quite simply, this was the best performance of the season. Full stop. End of discussion. Having been exhorted byContinue readingLos Reyes Del Estadio Santiago Bernabeu (updated)
I’ve been waiting ages for an appropriate time to use the most oft quoted line from a Carry On film and on the eve of the biggest match of Arsenals’Continue readingInfamy! Infamy! They’ve All Got It In For Me!
So the squad for tomorrow’s match at El Estadio Santiago Bernabeu is announced: Lehmann, Flamini, Senderos, Djourou, Toure, Eboue, Fabregas, Gilberto, Diaby, Hleb, Henry, Almunia, Ljungberg, Pires, Lupoli, Larsson, Walcott,Continue readingJamon, Jamon
The English media’s attention on the Football Money League (FML) published this week by Deloitte and Touche has been drawn by the stunning growth in Revenues achieved by Real MadridContinue readingFunny Money
The case for video technology grows with every game that is played. Or that is the way that it seems to the media. This weeks Premiership match at Anfield andContinue readingVideo Killed The Referee’s Star
This is the question that is at the forefront of Thierry Henry’s mind at the moment. Currently he is either waiting the right moment to sit down with club toContinue readingShould I Stay Or Should I Go?
Liverpool 1 – 0 Arsenal 1 – 0 Garcia (87) Gerrard missed penalty (31) “We were unlucky, I feel that we controlled the first half but created chances. We canContinue readingWho do You Think You Are Kidding Mr Wenger
Aah Valentines Day – when the exortations of love fill the air. And Robbie Fowler is thinking, “Arsenal I LOVE playing against you”. He may well do, with the supposedlyContinue readingI really Love you…
Listen again – “whirrrrrrrrrr” – it’s the sound of Dave Richards furiously backpeddaling to save his skin. Having let the cat out of the bag, he now denies implying thatContinue readingCan You Guess What It Is Yet?
The next 2 games in the Premiership will go a long way to defining Arsenal’s League season – Bolton at Highbury tomorrow and Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday, a re-arrangedContinue readingTrotting Along
At a time when the current incumbent has brought the position into disrepute with his ageing lothario antics, the sad news of the passing of Ron Greenwood brings a starkContinue readingRon Greenwood – RIP
In a shock move today, Swiss Police have confirmed that they are planning to investigate the serious injuries that occurred at FIFA HQ when the whole of the disciplinary committeeContinue readingCall the Cops – FIFA takes action