I am pleased to report that Arsenal have agreed our design for a banner that says ‘Football should be an art’ – the shortened version of Mr Wenger’s phrase “I believe the target of anything in life should be to do it so well that it becomes an art,” which has appeared on our home page for the last five years or so.
I have now sent the design to a manufacturer to be made in accordance with the club’s guidelines.
At the moment I am unsure of the timescale but I’m hopeful that this could be in place for the Emirates Cup (or the beginning of the season at least).
It has costed out pretty much as we estimated at around £250. Tony and I are aware that many readers have indicated a desire to chip in to help fund this and so we are proposing that if anyone in the Untold family wants to help you should send a donation of £5 to Untold Arsenal.
You can do this either by PayPal to Tony@hamilton-house.com
By BAC transfer to:
Websites and Blogs Ltd
Sort code 60-06-11
In both cases please do write as a reference BANNER and your name. (Just in case you are wondering, Websites and Blogs Ltd is a company owned by Tony, set up some years to own a variety of sites that he has developed over time).
The names of everyone who donates will be put on a Roll of Honour page published on Untold Arsenal which will be available permanently, and will also be published in one of our regular reports as well.
When you have sent the money please email Tony.Attwood@aisa.org to say that you have sent the £5, confirm the method, and give us your name exactly as you wish it to appear on the Roll of Honour of people kind enough to support this venture.
We will also post pictures of the banner on the site when it has been installed at the Emirates.
Thanks in advance,
25 June 2007: After 254 league games and 174 goals Thierry Henry transferred to Barcelona for €24 million in a deal that ultimately cost the Catalan club over £250,000 per match. Also quoted as 23 June in some quarters.