Alisher Usmanov makes his move – and it is not the one predicted.

By Tony Attwood (and his French-English dictionary) It was back in August that the website Tribal Football came up with the headline “REVEALED: Usmanov ponders selling Arsenal stake and buying into Everton”. ┬áIt was an article with the usual stuff about Mr Usmanov being “frozen out” of Arsenal, and no mention that he has been …

Why 26 October is such a special day in the history of football, and of Arsenal (and the Royal Family)

By Tony Attwood If you ever spare a moment to read the anniversaries that are posted on the home page of this site most days (occasionally I forget or the technology goes wrong – normally I blame the latter but the former is usually the real reason), you might know what is coming up. Because …

10 things we learned from Arsenal v Reading.

By Bulldog Drummond Here are ten things that could be taken from last night’s performance. 1: Jeff Reine-Adelaide is ready and could be the player we truly promote this season. Mr Wenger said in the programme, and has been hinting as much by not letting him go on loan and by giving in a lot …