FIFA new rule aims to harm Arsenal



From 1 January 2009 Fifa – the organisation described by a judge in a legal case over sponsorship as having “lied and lied and lied again” in its evidence – is to try and stop the transfer of teenage players across national boundaries. In future a committee, selected by the discredited organisation, will examine the …

Theo should be ready for the next game



The problem is, that means the next game for England. On a different matter, one of the interesting things about yesterday’s little piece about the Lord Wenger leaving the club was the way the commentaries on the piece could be analysed. Including not just the comments that went up on the site, but also those …

Where does Arsenal stand in the battle between UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar?



By Tony Attwood So we’ve been thinking about owners of late, because they are the people who can make or break a club. And two bits of news have come up on the owners front.  First, there is the story (completely unconfirmed of course) that Kroenke will make a major cash injection into Arsenal.  That …