Who Owns Arsenal?

The question of who owns Arsenal used to have a long answer, as Arsenal always had many shareholders, but the situation was made much simpler on 25th September 2018, when Stan Kroenke compulsorily purchased all the shares he didn’t already own, becoming the first 100 per cent owner in Arsenal’s history. Kroenke was also the…

How Bad An Owner For Arsenal Is Stan Kroenke?

Stan Kroenke isn’t going to be selling Arsenal anytime soon. So as we’re stuck with him, is a good or bad owner to have for Arsenal FC? Or more specifically for its supporters, who are the reason the club exists in the first place. I stress that this is to do with ownership of Arsenal…

Most Competitive Trophy Wins In English Football

On most criteria there are only three really big clubs in English football. These are clubs who have lived almost permanently in the top division for the last century, they’ve all done the Double (three times each for a couple of them), have had many legendary managers and players, and don’t usually go too long…

When Did ‘The Arsenal’ Become Just ‘Arsenal’?

This is a question that often comes up among Arsenal fans. We like to think our club is special because we can call it ‘The Arsenal’, unlike plain old Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea. But when did we stop officially being ‘The Arsenal’? Well the short answer is: we didn’t. The club is as much…

The Redknapp Legacy

It’s been an up and down career for H Redknapp Esq. Mostly down once he legs it, to be fair. The man truthfully has no equal in English football, either when it comes to drowning in cockroaches and mealworms or leaving a legacy of financial mismanagement. His managerial method, particularly in the latter part of…

Alex Iwobi – How Good Is He?

Alex Iwobi is 22 and will be 23 in another four months. He made his Arsenal debut over three years ago, in September 2015. Surely after three years of playing for Arsenal he should be a fully-formed mature player by now? Look at what other players had achieved by the same age, even the likes…