Started in 2008, Daily Cannon is now a collection of writers which long-ago outgrew the original site name. It is run by Lee Hurley [contact here].
About the writers:
Lee Hurley has been a writer for over 20 years and established LadyArse.com, DailyCannon’s former inception, in 2008. Based in Belfast, Lee travels to London as often as possible to watch Arsenal. He has been an Arsenal supporter since 1987 and has written for The Guardian, Vice, Huck, Paddy Power, The Mirror, Metro and the Gooner Fanzine amongst others. Find him on Twitter @DailyCannon or @HLeeHurley.
Dan Critchlow is a life-long Arsenal fan, having lived within eyesight of Highbury as a child. Now a season ticket holder, he’s been writing for the Daily Cannon since 2017. Also found on Twitter @afcDW and making videos on YouTube.
Stephen Bradley is a Gooner and below-average blogger [his words] who writes what he thinks, but sometimes doesn’t think as he writes. Very occasionally makes a sensible point though, so watch out for that. Can be found on Twitter rambling away under the username @bradley08.
Paul Williams is a third generation Gooner, obsessed with Arsenal since the 80’s. He’s been writing about that obsession and, ever so occasionally, the team since 2004 in a variety of places, but have found a natural home here. As you will find out if you stick around long enough, he’s a huge fan of Santi Cazorla. Paul is also extremely fond of cheese, Marmite, Pipers Salt n’ Vinegar crisps, Pilsner Urquell, vodka tonics and absinthe and also hopelessly obsessed with Depeche Mode.
Sylvain Jamet has been an Arsenal Ladies fans since the 2004/05 season, has travelled to Japan, Sweden, Norway, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Sweden, and Iceland to watch them. A ladies season ticket holder since they first went on sale in 2006/07, he is a regular at Borehamwood standing behind one of the goals.
Helen Trantum is a season ticket holder with a desperate addiction to both chocolate and the Arsenal. Since making the fatal mistake of living with a Tottnumb ST holder, she finds solace by writing for Daily Cannon and pottering about on Twitter. It’s really just a question of what kills her first!
Anita Sambol is a twenty-something Gooner from Croatia who creates wallpapers for Gooners from all over the world, tweets too much, mostly about Arsenal and food, and dates a United fan. She likes Scandinavian novels, British music, Italian food and certain French manager. She can be found on Twitter @Arsenalofka. The wallpaper archive can be found here.
Matthew Wade or @lomekian on Twitter. Slightly unhealthy fascination with Arsenal full-backs since watching Lee Dixon’s debut from the East Stand Lower, he’s a Football Manager and tactical geek, who has won the quadruple on every version since 1992, and before that on the Kevin Toms Classic in the 1980s. Also a Middlesex Cricket Club and Detroit Red Wings Fan. Now a professional actor and voice-over artist, but formerly an employment advisor and project manager. Read his part time blog ‘Edge of the Area’ here or see his actor’s website.
Charlotte Marshall, Charley, or Charlotte when she is in trouble, is an Arsenal Season Ticket holder who has a slight obsession with diminutive midfielders and names her cars after Arsenal players (the first was Freddie, the current is Theo). A compulsive worrier who panicked that we would lose the FA Cup final because she hadn’t painted her nails the usual shade of red, outside of Arsenal she’s often found running, or moaning about running. This is to offset her obsession with red wine. Can be found on Twitter @Charley2385
Anne-Sophie Burrell helps run things behind the scenes and is the latest addition to the Daily Cannon team. She’s not into football that much, but we’re working on that and she’s already mocking Manchester United fans after only a few days on the job. Thankfully, she never had to watch Arsenal under Unai Emery or we’d have no chance of converting her!
Submissions invited and people seeking to write for the site regularly should also get in touch.
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