The Best Picture Of Arsene Wenger Ever!

I found this article from the Evening Standard in 1998, as Arsenal were about to win their second Double, and first under Arsene Wenger. It’s a delve into the Frenchman’s background and family, with a couple of pictures of the young Arsene as a footballer in his student days. Also of interest is the smaller…

Arsenal Stadium Naming Rights: How Can They Be Worthless?

This is my column from The Gooner issue 230. After a rave review by @ThatSimonRose on twitter earlier, I have had literally millions of requests to post this. All right, literally two. I didn’t need much persuading. *   *   *   *   *   *   * So, Emirates sponsorship: Arsenal originally signed a £90m contract with Emirates…

Theo, Loyalty and the Football Pecking Order

I feel I’ve written too much about Theo already, but it’s a subject that bugs me to some extent. Firstly I’m bugged by the player’s own bland pronouncements about how he hopes things will be sorted out soon, when he could sort them out in five minutes himself one way or the other, then we’d…