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Arsenal stars join campaign to welcome refugees to UK

Granit Xhaka, Mesut Ozil, and Petr Cech have all joined forces with Freedom from Torture’s campaign to mark Refugee Week that runs until 24th June.

Another politician gets involved in Mesut Ozil row

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 13: Joachim Loew, head coach of Germany talks to his palyer Mesut Oezil during the Germany training session ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at CSKA Sports Base on June 13, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Turkish sports minister, Osman Bak, has hit out at the way Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan have been treated since they met with Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

FIFA open proceedings against Mexico for homophobic chants

TOPSHOT - A Mexico's fan waves a Mexican national flag as he cheers prior to the Russia 2018 World Cup Group F football match between Germany and Mexico at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on June 17, 2018. (Photo by Patrik STOLLARZ / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO MOBILE PUSH ALERTS/DOWNLOADS
Mexico are facing punishment from FIFA for the homophobic chanting of their fans at the World Cup in Russia

Qatar takes UAE to human rights court

The government of Qatar is taking the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations Court of Justice over what it claims are human rights violations by the government that owns Emirates Airlines.

Angela Merkel defends 'thoughtless' Arsenal and Manchester City stars

ERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 10: Germanys Federal President Joachim Gauck (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel awards Mesut Oezil of the German national football team with the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt for winning the FIFA World Cup 2014 title during the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt Award Ceremony at Schloss Bellevue Palace on November 10, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has called for the press and public to ‘show more understanding’ over Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan’s meeting with Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Why outrage over Arsenal’s deal with Rwanda but not with Emirates?

There has been a lot of talk over the past week or so about Arsenal’s sleeve sponsorship deal with Rwanda yet the moral outrage from some journalists that greeted news of the arrangement has been conspicuously lacking in relation to deals with the likes of Emirates, Etihad, or Roman Abramovich.

Rwanda hits back after Arsenal deal criticism

Rwanda have hit back after criticism of their sponsorship deal with Arsenal.

Dutch MPs call for enquiry into Arsenal deal as UK government...

KIGALI, RWANDA - APRIL 07: Rwandan President Paul Kagame addresses the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of his country's genocide at Amahoro Stadium April 7, 2014 in Kigali, Rwanda. Tens of thousands of Rwandans joined with leaders from around the world at the stadium to remember the country's 1994 genocide, when more than 800,000 ethnic Tutsi and moderate Hutus were slaughtered over a 100 day period. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Dutch MPs have called for an enquiry into Arsenal’s controversial sleeve sponsorship deal with Rwanda, asking how the country, that receives so much in foreign aid, can afford to spend £30m on advertising with the Gunners.

Josh Kroenke excited about new role that gives him more power...

DENVER, CO - MAY 28: Josh Kroenke President & Governor of the Colorado Avalanche addresses the media as Patrick Roy is introduced as the new Head Coach/Vice President of Hockey Operations of the Colorado Avalanche during a press conference at the Pepsi Center on May 28, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Kroenke Sports & Entertainment have named Josh Kroenke as the new Vice Chairman of KSE and KSE UK, as his influence at Arsenal continues to grow.

Walmart and Kroenke: Nothing Arsenal fans should be proud of

Arsenal's majority shareholder Stan Kroenke essentially has full control over any important decisions at the club, so how did the man in charge make his money in the first place?

Should Arsenal fans be worried about being funded by Emirates?

In December, Nick Cohen wrote a piece for The Guardian saying football fans should be asking the hard questions about the money behind leading clubs. To do that, let's look at Arsenal's main sponsor, Emirates.

Republican senators want major Arsenal shareholder included on US Treasury blacklist

Alisher Usmanov
Republican senators in Washington DC are requesting the US State Department include Alisher Usmanov on a blacklist of oligarchs with alleged ties to Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Arsenal owner settles one lawsuit, but faces another

Stan Kroenke has settled one lawsuit over Americans with Disabilities Act violations this week, but is now facing another over breach of contract.

Deep dive – Kroenke & Usmanov: The men behind the names

Who are they really and what do they want for Arsenal?

Arsenal manager speaks out about Stan Kroenke’s hunting channel

Arsene Wenger was questioned about his feelings towards Stan Kroenke's new hunting channel ahead of the Community Shield.

Arsenal urged to drive out owner Stan Kroenke

Former England cricketer Kevin Pieterson has urged Arsenal fans to drive Stan Kroenke out of the club after unveiling of a hunting channel.

Jeremy Corbyn “disgusted” by new Kroenke channel

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has expressed his disgust at Stan Kroenke's new blood sport channel.

Fury as Kroenke launches bloodsport channel

Arsenal's majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has launched a new bloodsport channel in the UK.

Arsenal in search of new shirt sponsors despite two years left...

Arsenal have reportedly already begun their search for a new shirt sponsor even though they have two years left on their current deal with Emirates.

Arsenal’s wealthy shareholder in court over defamation case

Alisher Usmanov
Hearings have opened between Arsenal’s multi-billionaire Alisher Usmanov and Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, a man who is alleged to have exposed the former for the transfer of lucrative assets to a charity foundation.

Arsenal fans display anti-Stan Kroenke banners at the Emirates

Stan Kroenke who owns Arsenal
Following the news that Alisher Usmanov had a £1bn bid to buy Arsenal from Stan Kroenke rejected recently, Gooners made their feelings on their American owner known during the Gunners' 3-1 win over Everton.

UEFA warn US Trump immigration policy ‘will not help’ World Cup...

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UEFA’s president, Aleksander Ceferin, has warned the United States that their bid to host the 2026 World Cup would be affected by Donald Trump’s travel restrictions.