Football is in the grip of the biggest ever takeover, while Arsenal’s debts are growing



A word of warning: stop massacring soccer! And so it goes on: Le Matin in Switzerland has launched a wholehearted attack on Fifa.  Not the sort of thing you read in England, but it is big in Europe. But because you may have missed it, here is what Le Matin and the media in much …

Are Arsenal on track for the top four at the end of the season?



By Tony Attwood (and a calculator) Is it possible to judge, after 18 games (which is to say 47% of the season) whether it is likely that Arsenal will end up back in the top four?  I’ve played with this little exercise before, and quite enjoyed it.  So here we go again… The league table …

“I never have any problems with referees – except with you”.



By Tony Attwood Something is changing in terms of referees and PGMO.  It’s not a seismic shift, but given the long absolute and complete silence among journalists and broadcasters in England on the possibility that referees could be less than the best in the world, it could be that the vice-like grip that PGMO has …