How Much Do The Arsenal Board Get Paid?

With the Arsenal AGM due next week, it seems appropriate to update the table of how much the Arsenal directors pay themselves. Since the departure of P-Diddy Hill-Wood a few years ago we are down to six directors in total, of which just two are executive directors: Ivan Gazidis and Ken Friar. The other four…

Christmas Eve Football: What’s Wrong With That Idea?

As I write we await the confirmation of whether Arsenal will host Liverpool on Christmas Eve. Richard Scudamore of the Premier League has said the match won’t take place at 4pm as was originally planned, but hasn’t yet ruled anything else out. Many supporters are up in arms about the idea of Christmas Eve football.…

Arsenal Share Price Jumps 28% In A Day!

In an unprecedented turn of events, two Arsenal shares were traded yesterday for £27,500 – the previous record price was £21,500 set a month ago on September 6. Since March the record price has been broken six times and risen from £17,750 to £27,500, a rise of 55 per cent. What is going on? Quite…

2017 Arsenal Accounts – a 5-Minute Summary

This is a simple layman’s terms view of the Arsenal accounts for the period 1 June 2016 to 31 May 2017. It’s nearly all distilled from the longer and more detailed report written by Simon Hill for the Arsenal Supporters’ Trust. All figures are rounded to the nearest million pounds. Revenues Matchday – tickets sold…

How much is Arsenal worth?

There are a few answers to this question, and depending on your angle or how you feel, you can choose the one you like most. a) There are 62,219 shares in issue (of which 62,217 can be traded because the other two are subsriber shares held by the club), so multiplying the last price a…

Arsenal: The Road To Mediocrity

Arsène Wenger spent the spring dishing out more cryptic clues than the Times crossword compiler: was he staying or going? No one knew. Then we dropped out of the top four but won the FA Cup. Opinion remained divided on what Arsène should do, even on the Arsenal Board. Most fans, and some Board members,…