Chaos at the Emirates tomorrow? Arsenal demand vaccination or LF test.



By Tony Attwood Arsenal have issued a notice stating that “ticket holders for Emirates Stadium that are aged 18 and over may be asked to provide proof of full vaccination (+14 days), proof of natural immunity (via a PCR test result) or a negative lateral flow test (taken within 48 hours of the fixture’s specified …

How EU Foreign subsidy rules will harm football in Europe but boost PL clubs



By Tony Attwood Back in 2016 the European Commission hardened its attitude towards clubs in the European Union getting “state aid” – which is basically illegal payments from governments to help them keep going. The most notorious cases involved seven Spanish clubs including Real Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia CF.  And indeed the recent collapse of Barcelona’s …

Could it be, after all this, that Xhaka might stay?



By Sir Hardly Anyone “Arsenal sign £50m Ben White and want Bellerín and Xhaka to extend contracts” announces the Guardian today (31 July 2021). How 8 Arsenal players swept to the top 20 table in Europe this month was the headline from Untold Arsenal on 21 May – which by and large was two months …