How the French could have stopped the problem in Paris



By Tony Attwood One of the great benefits that the French football authorities have in putting forward their notion that 70% of the tickets presented at the Champions League final was fake, is the awareness that English journalists are well, to put it bluntly, not very clever and mostly mathematically illiterate. If 70 percent of …

An amazing day: newspaper journalist launches attack on media football coverage



By Tony Attwood OK I have already written one article about football and the media today, and this is another.  And I am running it because this one is about a rarity indeed. Normally, the media generally don’t attack any other aspect of the media, because to do so opens up a debate that they …

How the anti-Arsenal stories roll on and on



Does the media really have an effect on Arsenal results? By Tony Attwood There is a very interesting little snippet on the Mirror website “Arsenal should learn from their mistakes and allow Mikel Arteta to make summer signing” which proclaims, “Mikel Arteta must push Arsenal to sign Houssem Aouar after failing to land their midfield …