Five Of My Arsenal Favourites

It’s July, there’s no football worth talking about, so in the absence of other entertainment here are a few of my favourite Arsenal players of ye olden times. Liam Brady – Who among those who heard it can forget John Motson’s commentary of, “Brady! Look at that! Oh, look at that!” as the King of…

Maximum Arsenal Share Price, 2007-2012

Here’s a table showing the increase in the highest price paid for Arsenal shares in the last 4 years, according to Plus Markets website. I must point out that the Plus Markets site doesn’t include the huge blocks that KSE bought from the other directors almost a year ago, and may not include other trades,…

“Arsenal Crisis” – 1992 Style

The papers love nothing more than an ‘Arsenal in Crisis’ story. Here’s one from January 1992, just days after the Gunners were knocked out of the FA Cup by Fourth Dvision Wrexham. The blame for the poor season is laid squarely at the feet of manager George Graham. A “Highbury insider” is quoted as saying,…

What Arsene Knows

I’ve been criticised recently for being ‘anti-Wenger’, which I’m not. I’m just pro-Arsenal. I also believe that however goods things are, there is always room for improvement. A wise lady once said to me, “Unless you strive for perfection you’ll never achieve it.” That’s why I criticise; that’s why I’m never satisfied. Not because I…

Equal Pay At Wimbledon – Justified?

It seems that talking about pay in football just causes arguments – see the comments on Wednesday’s post. So as a change from football, let’s consider the question: Is it fair that the men’s and women’s prizes at Wimbledon are the same? Obviously we don’t care about this, so I’m sure we can all have…