TONIGHT: Arsenal Women in the Champions League. Group Stage preview



by Andrew Crawshaw The matches within the four groups that form the last 16 of the Women’s Champions League commence this week The clubs involved are:- Group A Group B Group C Group D Chelsea Breidablik Kopavogur Arsenal Bayern Munich Juventus PSG FC Barselona BK Häcken FF Servette FC Chēnois Real Madrid HB Køge Olympic …

Biennial World: Europe unites in opposing the commercialised bi-yearly world cup.



By Tony Attwood I have often noted that European commentators on football have a vision that goes far beyond that available to English sports commentators.  Indeed I can’t imagine too many publications renaming the idea of the holding of the World Cup every two years into “Biennial World”.   Nor can I imagine them running the …

The big six are still the big six when it comes to squad values



By Sir Hardly Anyone As we know Arsenal has the youngest set of first team players in the League.  But who has the costliest? The Football Observatory has just produced a chart showing how much each team in the Premier League is currently worth.  So it is not recording how much each club’s players cost, …