English Football’s Longest Bans

Originally posted on angryofislington:
An updated list with more Suarez. David Layne, Peter Swan and Tony Kay (Sheff Weds): banned for life (but ban lifted after 7 years) after betting on their own team to lose, 1965 Billy Cook (Oldham Athletic): 12 months for refusing to leave the pitch after being sent off against Middlesbrough…

Arsenal Fans: Fickle Or Just Divided?

Here’s a piece from The Times on 13 December looking at the attitudes of us fickle Arsenal fans. Matt Hughes at least tried to get some sense out of the supporter groups rather than go on his gut instinct and a misguided belief that being a journalist he is qualified to write on anything. “Arsenal…

The Arsenal AGM: Where Truth Goes To Die

There were about 500 seats set out in rows for the AGM, and most of them were filled. I’d estimate over 300 people there, of which I’d guess 100-150 were bona-fide shareholders in their own right, a little over 100 were there as members of Fanshare and the rest were members of the press and…

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…