What’s gone wrong in the transfer market? In essence, everything.



by Sir Hardly Anyone The transfer window slams shut (please note it never closes, but it always slams shut) on Tuesday, 31 August at 23:00 BST. And currently rather a large number of clubs are getting rather worried for a variety of reasons. The problem is that of financial projections – which basically means clubs …

How “I think that was positive” was turned into “Arteta’s worried” by the media



By Tony Attwood “I think we showed some really positive stuff and some worrying stuff when we gave the ball away in difficult positions, and when we had to do defensive organisation, it opened spaces in difficult moments. “For what we could do against that team and where we are in pre-season, I think it …

Newpaper reports show journalists’ failure to grasp what’s happening at Arsenal



By Tony Attwood Throughout the last couple of months the media have kept up the incessant talk that all is not well at Arsenal and major reforms are now required to the playing squad, and quite possibly the backroom staff as well. Yesterday a 1500 word article on Arsenal appeared in the Guardian analysing their …