Back in the 50s and 60s, the puritanical among the population sought to prove rock ‘n’ roll was the devil’s work and then when that failed, that the Beatles andContinue readingGreat Expectations Take Time To Materialise
Whether it be Westminster or the White House, a week is a long time in politics. Football is no different. UEFA and FIFA drag their heels in a way whichContinue readingUEFA Taking The Mkhi & Weak Ownership
Well, that’s nice. Alisher is one of us, according to the statement he released yesterday. “I would like to assure supporters that I am open to various future scenarios –Continue readingAlisher Usmanov – Folk Hero
Or, Everything which is wrong with modern football (Part 26,496). It didn’t take long for the billionaires to bear their teeth. The ‘Big Six’, to a man, owned by secretiveContinue readingStan Wants to Buy Arsenal: Not If But Why?
If I possessed the wit, I might come up with a Derek and Clive homage for Arsenal Football Club. For those familiar with Pete ‘n’ Dud’s ramblings, it would alongContinue readingComplete Control: Power-grab or End-game?
How long does it take to build an oil refinery? No, it’s not a trick question. Find the answer and that’s how long Stan Kroenke and Alisher Usmanov have toContinue readingSTONE COLD FRIDAY: Oiling and Cementing The Arsenal
Call a referee every name under the sun, get yourself a booking or two along the way and the FA Beaks will have you before them for “bringing the gameContinue readingIs KSE Bringing The Game Into Disrepute?
The only cost for the Europa League which Stan will take notice of is the refunds given to season ticket holders yesterday. I say given to them but mentioned inContinue readingBob Wilson Said, FA Cup Final and More
OMD pondered Architecture and Morality; do we have the luxury of doing the same with football and morality? Perhaps the question is better framed, if we don’t worry about theContinue readingUsmanov Raises Uncomfortable Questions About Morals
The quiet time is upon us, no football until Sunday. A time when journalists will devour their plates of food and consume copious quantities of alcohol whilst attempting to createContinue readingA Fistful Of Dollars Or The Fatman Menace?
The good thing about a Wednesday game is that the weekend is very soon upon us. The visit to Molineux, combined with Chelsea and Manchester United meeting at Stamford BridgeContinue readingRotation & The Drinks Are On PHW
The usual injury concerns emerged following the internationals but compared to previous breaks, this fortnight has been relatively kind. Gael Clichy’s ankle knack presumably means Kieran Gibbs gets the chanceContinue readingInjured Feelings and Silent Stan Gets Ready…
You decide what applies to which piece of today’s post. First up, some initial thoughts from Le Boss about the upcoming Champions League campaign, although they have the suspicious ringContinue readingArsene Gets Twitchy, Helpful Advice & The Usual Guff