Uefa is investigating game postponements and the outcome will tell us a lot



By Tony Attwood Suddenly, because of problems for Tottenham, there is talk about football in general having to “come up with more plans for the fixture list. The Premier League has so far successfully evaded any major schedule disruptions since Project Restart, but what happened with Tottenham Hotspur does serve a note of warning. “ …

Arsenal at home are fine, but after all that spending the defence remains a worry



By Tony Attwood Prior to yesterday’s match the Guardian newspaper kindly reminded us that new Australian referee Jarred Gillett has handed out 15 yellow cards in his three previous matches – figures that we didn’t have before.  That is pretty amazing and I wondered just how far he would go in yesterday’s game.  Two against …