Arsenal Don’t Do Transfer News, Just Money News

Other clubs may have a transfer news round-up at this time of year. There’s no point with that at Arsenal, so here’s a money news round-up instead. There’s a very good video doing the rounds with some highlights from Arsenal’s recent trophyless years, which shows some of the great players and great football we’ve still…

Football Fans: Do You Want To Be In A Film?

Or at least, do you want your face in a film, and maybe your opinion? An animator and producer – a very talented animator and producer – called Kristina Hoffman is making a short film, provisionally titled Game of Numbers on the subject of money in football: how much the players get compared to how…

Is Arsenal’s Debt ‘An Issue’?

Haven’t posted anything for a few days. I have something a bit different coming later, but in the meantime . . . Obviously we’ve had lots of debate on the size and effect of Arsenal’s debt recently, with Ivan stating fairly strongly that even if George Osborne doesn’t agree in general, the period of austerity…

How Arsene Wenger Buys Players

One of the cleaners found this in the bins in Ivan’s office. I think he must have nicked it off Arsene’s desk and thrown it away. It does seem to explain what is going on. It literally works for any player in the world! Click the image to enlarge. And before lovers and admirers of…

Joe Kinnear Is Back!

Suddenly everyone is talking about Joe Kinnear being back at Newcastle! It must be time for me to repost this, then. I’ll make Joe the ‘A’ side this time, flipping the contents of the post to get more readers – you know, like Boney M did once with Rivers of Babylon and Brown Girl In…