Kroenke Buys More Arsenal Shares

Kroenke Sports Entertainment, formerly Kroenke Sports Enterprises, aka KSE, has bought 43 more shares in Arsenal, taking the Kroenke total to 41,639 out of the 62,219 there are altogether. The shares were bought on October 2nd – a block of 36 publicly traded on ISDX and another seven that only showed up on the ISDX…

Does Arsene Wenger Understand Statistics?

Arsène has been coming out with some funny stuff lately. We had complete radio silence for two weeks after Welbeck was signed, then when he did speak he claimed we’d only signed the player because he (Arsène) was out of the country on the day. Very odd. Then there were some contradictory comments on Cesc…

Arsenal Are Lightweight. And It Will Cost Points.

Arsène Wenger was recently questioned about the size of Arsenal’s squad – that’s the size of each individual in it rather than the total number of players – with the news that on the first day of the season the team was the shortest and lightest on average in the Premier League. The average Arsenal…

What MotD Needs: More Barry Davies, Less Robbie Savage

Football commentators. Mostly they talk too much and just say things you can see for yourself anyway. Some get wildly over-excited (Pearce), some let their bias show (Tyldesley, Drury) and some are simply dreadful in every respect (Drury again). Some never really seem to know what’s going on, start talking, then often have to change…

That Cescy Mother****er

Following my last post about the transfer window, it struck me that there was one player who dominated the early part of it for Arsenal fans: Cesc Fabregas. Last summer we had a lot of ‘will he/won’t he’ rumours about a possible return. I never believed he would come back then, it was too soon…