Lee Dixon: “Arsenal’s Team Spirit is Poor”

We’ve had the annual supporters’ Q&A at Arsenal, on the evening of Friday 3 June. Most Arsenal fans congratulate the club for holding this event, as it’s more than other clubs do – and that is certainly one point of view. But the reason it’s held is down to the Arsenal Supporters’ Trust, who instigated…

Were Leicester Lucky? Part 2.

The story so far: I saw a tweet from Ted Knutson (@mixedknuts) saying Leicester were lucky in 2015-16 – specifically he believed they were lucky to concede fewer goals than his ‘expected goals against’ stats suggested they should. I wrote a blog post saying I didn’t see any evidence of luck in that stat, and…

Have Arsenal Made Progress in 2015-16?

Progress is a big thing in football these days. You can’t be seen to stand still, and heaven forbid you should get worse. Have Arsenal made progress this season? Let’s consult the handy Progressometer that I invented last year. The criteria are simple: Has league position gone up? Has the points tally gone up? If…