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NAPIER, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 10: A tribute is paid to the late Queen Elizabeth II before the round six Bunnings NPC match between Hawke's Bay and Southland at McLean Park, on September 10, 2022, in Napier, New Zealand. (Photo by Kerry Marshall/Getty Images)

Fans not trusted: Why football was cancelled following death of Queen

Football fans are not trusted to show appropriate respect to the memory of the Queen and that's why football is the only sport to be cancelled this weekend, according to a report in Saturday's Daily Mail.
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Neto, Tielemans, Maitland-Niles & Arteta: Arsenal in the papers 25/8/22

Let's take a look at what's going on in the papers in terms of Arsenal coverage
NORWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Thomas Partey of Arsenal speaks to the press prior to the Premier League match between Norwich City and Arsenal at Carrow Road on December 26, 2021 in Norwich, England. (Photo by Harriet Lander/Getty Images)

Thomas Partey does not change name: Here’s what happened

A number of major outlets reported that Thomas Partey had converted to Islam and changed his name to Yakubu, but the Arsenal man was merely having a laugh.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Thomas Partey of Arsenal speaks to the press prior to the Premier League match between Norwich City and Arsenal at Carrow Road on December 26, 2021 in Norwich, England. (Photo by Harriet Lander/Getty Images)

2 Spanish sites make ridiculous Thomas Partey claims

Spanish site Fichajes claims that Thomas Partey has 'run out of credit' at Arsenal after a poor season while AS claim Arsenal will sell him for €30m.
Arsenal's English goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale gestures during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 23, 2022.(Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Danny Murphy furious at Aaron Ramsdale Manchester United penalty reaction

Danny Murphy believes Aaron Ramsdale was 'losing the plot' against Manchester United when Bruno Fernandes missed his penalty, fuming 'he didn't even save it!'
WATFORD, ENGLAND - MARCH 06: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal arrives ahead of the Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road on March 06, 2022 in Watford, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Martin Odegaard triggers Real Madrid regret

Martin Odegaard is not only inspiring multiple column inches of praise from Arsenal fans, he is also triggering regret in the Spanish press, with one outlet saying it was a 'big mistake' to let him leave.
Daily Mail Sports Agenda, Monday 14 March 2022

Journalists relieved sanctions don’t impact free food at Chelsea

An anonymous journalist, writing in Monday' s Daily Mail, revealed that reporters were concerned that the 'finest' free food they normally get at Chelsea would be impacted by sanctions but were 'delighted' to find that it wasn't.
Crystal Palace's French manager Patrick Vieira (R) embraces Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta ahead of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 18, 2021. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Pundit wants Arsenal to sack Arteta and hire Vieira

Stan Collymore believes that Arsenal should get rid of Mikel Arteta, even if he gets Arsenal in to the top four, and they should hire Patrick Vieira, if he gets Crystal Palace into the top half of the table at the end of the season.
Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli (R) walks off having been shown two yellow cards in quick succession by English referee Michael Oliver during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 10, 2022. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Clattenburg: 1 yellow would have been fairer for Martinelli

Mark Clattenburg has said that Michael Oliver got it right and wrong against Arsenal as he continues to be one of only a few former refs prepared to defend Arsenal.
Mail on Sunday

Arteta and Arsenal compared to Boris Johnson and Tory parties

The media are still not coping well with Arsenal daring to ask to have the Tottenham game postponed and one ITV correspondent has got himself in a bit of a pickle
Mail on Sunday

Premier League will not change rules despite Arsenal outrage

The Premier League will resist calls to change their rules around matches being postponed, despite the mass hysteria over Arsenal's game against Tottenham being moved.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Aaron Ramsdale of Arsenal celebrates after their side's third goal, scored by Gabriel Magalhaes (Not pictured) during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on December 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Eddie Keogh/Getty Images)

“The biggest surprise” Aaron Ramsdale named signing of the season by Jamie Carragher

Jamie Carragher has hailed Aaron Ramsdale as the signing of the season so far and I doubt you will find any Arsenal fans who disagree.
Burnley v Arsenal Premier League Martin Odegaard of Arsenal winks to fans following the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley Copyright: Russell Hart

Spanish press question Real Madrid’s decision to sell Martin Odegaard

As Martin Odegaard left Real Madrid for Arsenal, some parts of the Spanish media tried to paint him as a flop, but their tune is changing now.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Calum Chambers of Arsenal celebrates with team mates after scoring their side's first goal during the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on October 26, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Surprising player scores highest: Arsenal player ratings vs Leeds United

Arsenal beat Leeds United on Tuesday night with a largely second string team that stepped up and put in a good performance.
Martin Samuel on Ben White Daily Mail 22 October 2021

Ridiculous criticism thrown at Benjamin White by Daily Mail columnist

Martin Samuel thinks that Arsenal should 'expect more commitment' from Benjamin White after the defender admitted he doesn't watch football.
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Tottenham Hotspur s Harry Kane left and Son Heung-min appear dejected during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday September 26, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

Papers laugh at Harry Kane for helping Arsenal humiliate Tottenham

Harry Kane's hilarious double-assist to both start the move that led to Arsenal's third goal and his sliding tackle to provide the final assist has resulted in a few of the papers laughing at him, along with millions of Arsenal fans.
Burnley v Arsenal Premier League Martin Odegaard of Arsenal winks to fans following the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley Copyright: Russell Hart

“Odegaard is one of the main culprits” of Arsenal revival says Sport

Martin Odegaard is one of the main reasons Arsenal are starting to win again, according to to Sport in Spain.
Burnley v Arsenal. Referee Anthony Taylor awards a penalty against Aaron Ramsdale of Arsenal which is later overturned photo by Daniel Chesterton Burnley UK Copyright: Daniel Chesterton

Mail on Sunday moan about ‘extraordinary’ Arsenal VAR call vs Burnley

The Mail on Sunday thinks Burnley's penalty against Arsenal should have stood because the referee didn't make a 'clear and obvious' error.
Arsenal's former German midfielder Mesut Ozil attends the signing cerenomy of his new contract with the Turkish football club Fenerbahce at the Divan Faruk Ilgaz facilities on January 27, 2021 in Istanbul. - Ozil joins Fenerbahce on a three-and-a-half year deal after last playing for the Gunners in March, both clubs announced on January 24. (Photo by Ozan KOSE / AFP)

Mesut Ozil’s agent’s comments ignored as press claim he’s unhappy again

Some parts of the media seem to be gearing up to unsettle Mesut Ozil once again despite his agent saying the complete opposite of what they claim.
Fresque Geante de Lionel Messi pour celebrer sa venue au Paris Saint-Germain Football Club Football: Fresque de Lionel Messi- Ligue 1 - 03/09/2021 JonathanRebboah/Panoramic

Arsenal used as a warning to Barcelona as reality bites

Arsenal have been used as a warning to Barcelona about what can happen to a club when they start to decline.
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Arsenal s Granit Xhaka warming up before the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021.Copyright: Lindsey Parnaby

Swiss editor calls Granit Xhaka ‘negligent’ for not getting vaccinated

The editor of huge Swiss publication, Blick, has hit out at Granit Xhaka for being negligent after it was revealed the midfielder had not only picked up Covid but had also not been vaccinated.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Arsenal lies on the ground as he sets up to defend a free kick during the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Peter Powell -

Report: Ainsley Maitland-Niles will not train with Arsenal first team

Ainsley Maitland-Niles will not train with the Arsenal first team after he made his displeasure at being denied a move to Everton known on social media according to John Cross.
Henry Winter

Times football chief: I’ve written tweets for England players

Henry Winter has admitted that, despite being the chief football writer for The Times, he has written tweets for England players - and he's not the only one.
Ben White (via Arsenal)

Ben White named in 10 players to watch in the new season

Ben White has been named as one of 10 'Players to watch' by World Soccer ahead of the new season.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 8: Danny Mills speaks during the FA Chairman's England Commission Press Conference at Wembley Stadium on May 8, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Danny Mills’ bitter Arsenal comments fuelled by Thierry Henry humiliation

Danny Mills says Ben White is too good for Arsenal, proving once again that he hasn't got over being humiliated by Thierry Henry in 2003/04.