Untold Arsenal Awards 2: Poorest visiting supporters

Bolton’s support was awful – just plain awful. There were about 30 of them, and they just sat and watched and went home.  I saw more visiting supporters when I went to watch Kettering against Southport. There is something really wrong with Bolton – to put up with the anti-football that Fat Sam the Slug …

Untold Arsenal Awards 1: Worst Visiting Supporters

WORST SUPPORTERS 2007/8: ASTON VILLA As usual there were votes for Man U with their dreadful pedophilia song, but for sheer awful bad taste and managing to get the whole stadium against them within 30 seconds, the winners must be Aston Villa. They played Arsenal just after the dreadful assault by Birmingham City on Eduardo, …

The complete & total guide to every Arsenal transfer story

This is it – every single Arsenal transfer story of the summer – including the ones that haven’t been written yet. Goal – Arsenal need a new world class keeper and are buying [insert name] Central defence – Arsenal need a new world class central defender and are buying [insert name] Captain – Gallas’ performance …

Arsenal’s revenge on Birmingham still not complete

I’ve written regularly about the determination of a small group of Arsenal supporters to get even with Birmingham City, following that club’s defence of the attack on Eduardo.   Birmingham worked hard to stop a FIFA enquiry into the attack, and then rushed back the player responsible after just three games suspension. The insult to Arsenal …

Full extent of government’s anti-Arsenal stance revealed

In a bizarre U-turn the government has announced today (May 12) that it will no longer seek to collect tax from overseas players who play for non-UK clubs in European cup finals. As a result of this change of heart, Wembley can now bid for the 2011 European Cup Final.  However the change comes just …

Why the predictions of Arsenal’s demise are wrong once again

You might remember last summer.  Everyone from the guys who write football blogs in their garden sheds to the journalists with the national daily papers said the same thing: in 2007/8 Arsenal will sink without trace. In fact,  to be precise the prediction was that Arsenal will drift down to mid-table and Tottenham will end …