Turning a blind eye; Fifa and Uefa are racist organisations



Follow us on Twitter @Untold Arsenal ——————————- “Making the Arsenal” – the book of Arsenal’s rebirth —————————————- Turning a Blind Eye Don McMahon FIFA,EUFA, Some officials and some Turkish fans are racists, at least based on what I saw happening to Eboue in a Galatasary match recently. The former Gunner was fouled and rolling on …

Bored and Annoyed in Times of International Football (and a song))



—————————————– And yes, at last, Untold Arsenal has been quoted by Arsenal.com on their Media Watch with a link to the Jenkinson article.  Billion congrats to Walter on another first. —————————————– Bored and Annoyed in Times of International Football   By Gooneraside Yes, like many of you, I’m bored with this absence of real football. …

On being an Arsenal fan from India



Dear Tony I have been a reader of your blog for a long time now and if you have an elephant’s memory, you may remember having seen a comment or two from a person who calls himself ‘La Shiz’. That person happens to be me. Even though I don’t contribute to the comments of your …

Manna for conspiracy theorists



  —————————————– “Making the Arsenal” – the book of Arsenal’s decline and rebirth  Untold Arsenal on Twitter @UntoldArsenal   —————————————– MANNA FOR CONSPIRACY THEORISTS By Don McMahon   I recently and most regrettably came upon an article in the FootballTalk website entitled; ¨ Arsène Wenger Is Disrespectful To The Fans ¨ basing itself on the ¨testimony¨ …

Uproar at silent protest at Marseille, as manager is called a Japanese chicken.



—————————————– “Making the Arsenal” – the book of Arsenal’s decline and rebirth  Untold Arsenal on Twitter @UntoldArsenal   by Billy le chien I do like to keep the occasional eye on French football, particularly our loan player, ex-player and indeed the surrogate Man City that Paris St Germain has become.   But of course now there …

Blame 101 – Don’t let your ignorance interfere with your prejudice



With over 2000 followers: Untold Arsenal on Twitter @UntoldArsenal ——————————————– Blame 101 – Don’t let your ignorance interfere with your prejudice by Don McMahon This is a brief course for anyone who would like to join the Anti-Arsenal Arsenal but hasn’t quite got the hang of it yet.  It is a quick course in how …

Why Arsene @ Arsenal



Why Arsene @ Arsenal Aditya Tummala A Perspective from a relatively new football and Arsenal Supporter Firstly, let me start by stating that this is the first time I have written an article of any sort, so please excuse any mistakes and the amateur nature of this piece. I wanted to start of by stating …

As fans, as people, as citizens, we deserve better than this



Untold Arsenal on Twitter @UntoldArsenal —————————————– Arsenal History …… Making the Arsenal …… Arsenal Uncovered …… Arsenal History Society By Tony Attwood On Tuesday 6th September Mike Dye was at Wembley to watch an international game.  Following an incident which is now the subject of a police investigation he died. Terrible events like this cause …

Gooners versus goners



Untold Arsenal on Twitter @UntoldArsenal Gooners versus goners Don McMahon Every true Arsenal fan or supporter is known as a Gooner. The origin of this nickname is claimed to lie in the adaptation of the term used for AFC’s players, the Gunners-referring to our artillery badge. However there are now a new group of Arsenal …

Untold Match Preview No 2: Udinese at home



Untold Arsenal on Twitter @UntoldArsenal By Phil Gregory With Cesc gone, Nasri uncertain and rumblings of discontent in the stands during the Newcastle game there’s plenty to be talking about in this article. So much in fact, that I planned on writing a whole separate piece on the aftermath of the Toon game until work …

To support or not to support, that is the question



Untold Arsenal on Twitter @UntoldArsenal By Walter Broeckx With the start of the new season we are once again facing a lot of problems. But we are not alone in this. But as we focus on Arsenal we don’t really bother the problems other clubs have. Because Cesc and Nasri are not the only ones …

Wenger doesn’t need new players; he needs to spend money on some new fans



Ian’s piece brought a number of the employees of  the Ministry of Disinformation onto our site. and I though I would look for a moment at how they are working, what their current message is, and most challenging who is employing them. In doing this I am returning to a couple of pieces posted by …

Listening to people outside England gives you a different picture



By Walter Broeckx The picture painted by the English media of Arsenal being a club in total disaster and downfall is something that is not really recognisable in Europe.  And certainly it isn’t in those parts where they don’t pay  any attention to what the English gutter and phone hacking press are saying. Last Saturday …

For every minute you are angry you lose 60 seconds of happiness,



By Don McMahon For every minute you are angry you lose 60 seconds of happiness, Ralph Waldo Emerson The plethora of angry, hyper-sensitive, choleric, distressed, fitful, and fickle fans bombarding cyberspace with their tryst lamentations and predictions of imminent doom and unmitigated disaster for all things Arsenal, eagerly abetted and aided by the xenophobic British …

Project youth, and why we have to keep it going



Untold Arsenal. The History Index The story of the last time something odd went on By Walter Broeckx A lot of the criticism that is aimed at Arsenal and Wenger is about project youth.  Some of the fans have been saying that project youth has failed because we didn’t win anything in the last 6 …

12 reasons why next season will be so good



Untold Arsenal on Twitter is in the top 1% of all Twitter sites for followers @UntoldArsenal 12 reasons why next season will be better than the last. By Tony Attwood For a number of years now the Anti-Arsenal Arsenal, with their negativity, predictions of disaster, and downright depressive natures have dominated much of the commentary …

Idiot, twirp, disingenuous liar, turnip, plonker: McLeish



Untold Arsenal on Twitter is in the top 1% of all Twitter sites for followers @UntoldArsenal Untold Arsenal on Facebook here By Tony Attwood Alex McLeish has moved from being manager of Birmingham City (whom he has just seen relegated) to Aston Villa, (who would like to see themselves as challengers to the top four, …

Can Arsenal confirm 60.000 new signings?



Untold Arsenal on Twitter is in the top 1% of all Twitter sites for followers @UntoldArsenal Untold Arsenal on Facebook here By Walter Broeckx For those who just sit there….. As there still is a bit of time before we start playing again I find it the right time to look at the new season. …

Is this the worst Arsenal crowd ever?



By Tony Attwood It was surprising (to me at least, but perhaps not to anyone else) to hear the chant of “Six percent you’re having a laugh” ring round the Ems in the second half of the Villa game. It was of course not the first time there have been negative comments and chants at …

This web site is not intended to be unbiased



A moment’s reflection on life, politics, bias, blogs, commentary, motoring, tackling, football and the Daily Mail By Tony Attwood Every now and then Arsène Wenger speaks out on the tackles that Arsenal players suffer, and saying they should not be allowed in the game.   Diaby, Eduardo, Ramsey are examples that we all know. What then …

Emirates bound



Arsenal on Twitter @UntoldArsenal Untold Arsenal on Facebook here By Busker Brian I was walking down the street today, listening to a busker singing this refrain to the tune of Homeward Bound by Simon and Garfunkel. He moved me to tears His name was Busker Brian I was sittin’ in the Highbury station Gettin’ closer …

The Real achievement at the Lane



The Real achievement at the Lane By Ian Trevett It hasn’t been much fun reading some of the posts on less supportive Arsenal sites this week, with lots of vitriol aimed at the boss and various players. However, there was a short post on Arsenal Insider that really took my eye. It went along the …

Now is the time to support our team



By Walter Broeckx Losing to United is not a pleasant thing. I don’t like it. Losing to Barcelona, and certainly the way the ref threw a shadow over the second game is very frustrating. I don’t like it at all. But do we have to throw all and everyone over board? Let me just give …

Snooping Around ManPoo, errr… ManU, Blogs



Snooping Around ManPoo, errr… ManU, Blogs By Sammy The Snake So we rebooted with a nice 5-0 win after our FA Cup Final crash, which is always nice. Couldn’t have asked for more, although our good friends at Le Grove have found many faults with the team’s display! They don’t like the first goal, saying …

Sometimes thing can be hard to swallow



By Walter Broeckx I wonder what is the hardest thing to take?  Losing a final to Birmingham City is hard. Certainly when we could have won it. More possession, more shots on target, more shots of target, more corners. The last half hour Szczesny was almost a spectator if you compare it with the things …