LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City reatcs during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on February 02, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Why Pep Guardiola looks daft after rant about Arsenal and Arsene Wenger

Pep Guardiola has decided to come out swinging after Manchester City were cleared on a technicality of being massive financial cheats, pity he didn't bother to check his facts first when taking aim at Arsenal and Arsene Wenger.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 20: Josep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City and Mikel Arteta, Assistant Coach of Manchester City applaud fans during the Manchester City Teams Celebration Parade on May 20, 2019 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Thrown out? Manchester City to learn Champions League fate this month

Manchester City will find out later this month if they will be thrown out of the Champions League due to Financial Fair Play breaches.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 01: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manager of Manchester United speaks to Aaron Wan-Bissaka of Manchester United after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on January 01, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Manchester United cancel trip to Qatar

Manchester United have cancelled their planned winter training camp in Qatar due to rising political tensions in the area.
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14: A matchball rests in the net during a Chelsea training session ahead of the UEFA Europa League Final match against SL Benfica at the Amsterdam Arena on May 14, 2013 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Former Manchester City doctor charged with breaching anti-doping rules

Dr Andrew Johnson, who previously worked for Manchester City and Bury, has been charged by the FA with breaching anti-doping rules.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger of France poses during a photo session in Paris on May 22, 2019. (Photo by JOEL SAGET / AFP)

7 things I desperately hope Arsene Wenger’s book reveals

When Arsene Wenger's book is released in 2020 there will be mile-long queues comprised of Arsenal fans, desperately seeking answers to some of the biggest mysteries from his time at the club.

Arsene Wenger confirms he is considering taking important FIFA job

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he is considering taking a job with FIFA but that it won't stop him returning to management.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger of France poses during a photo session in Paris on May 22, 2019. (Photo by JOEL SAGET / AFP)

What is Arsene Wenger doing now?

According to the New York Times, Arsene Wenger will join FIFA as a Technical Director next month in a story that first began some time ago.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 16: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal ahead of the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Arsenal FC at St Mary's Stadium on December 16, 2018 in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mesut Ozil: Maligned and misunderstood or mischief-maker?

Mesut Ozil continues to divide opinion, be it about his football, personality or nationality. So what is the problem? How did an entire nation seemingly turn on their star in one summer?  Is that behind his strange season at Arsenal?

Liverpool premium, corruption, hypocrisy & more: Stories you might have missed

It’s been quiet out there in Arsenal land all week, so here is a quick round-up of some wider football stories you might have missed but which caught my eye.
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Government minister confirms money laundering probe for at least 1 football club

Government minister Ben Wallace said that at least one club is under investigation for money laundering.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino talks to journalists during his visit to the Iranian capital Tehran on March 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE

Arsenal sign letter opposing Club World Cup revamp

Arsenal and the other 14 board members of the European Club Association signed a letter opposing FIFA President Gianni Infantino’s proposals to expand the Club World Cup.

2 referees & club coach arrested

Two referees and the coach of Club Brugge were among 19 people charged by prosecutors in Belgium investigating match-fixing and allegations of corruption.
MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Samir Nasri to Everton: Doping, bans, & denials – what’s going on?

Reports emerged late last week that former Arsenal wide-man, Samir Nasri, could join Everton when his doping ban ends at the end of the month but the club have moved to distance themselves from reports.
ENFIELD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 11: Lucas Moura of Tottenham Hotspur wins the EA Sports Player of the Month Award at Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre on September 11, 2018 in Enfield, England. (Photo by Henry Browne/Getty Images for Premier League)

Tottenham ban press from asking Lucas Moura these questions about far-right support

Tottenham have reportedly banned the media from asking Lucas Moura any questions about his support for the right-wing politician, Jair Bolsonaro.
Ivory Coast's head football coach Kamara Ibrahim addresses media representatives during a press conference at FIF headquarters in Abidjan on August 30, 2018, ahead of a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying football match between Ivory Coast and Rwanda. (Photo by ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP)

Rwandan officials arrested after bribery allegations

Rwandan police say they have arrested two football officials in the country and are investigating allegations that they tried to bribe a referee before an AFCON qualifying match against the Ivory Coast last week.

Arsenal fan Kagame’s Rwanda rule to continue

Rwanda will continue to be ruled by Paul Kagame’s Patriotic Front after they netted 74 per cent of the vote, along with seven of their allied parties, in elections this week.

British bid for 2030 World Cup gathers pace

The idea of a British bid to host the 2030 World Cup is gathering pace after it received the backing of the UEFA president, Aleksander Ceferin.

Arsenal approached controversial sponsor says CEO

The CEO of Rwanda's national development board claims Arsenal approached Rwanda about a shirt sponsorship deal, not the other way around

Win a copy of The Billionaires Club

With the sale of Alisher Usmanov’s shares to Stan Kroenke, Arsenal entered the world of modern football, but what can Arsenal fans expect?

CNN told to ‘be quiet’ over Arsenal Rwanda deal

Rwanda's Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Olivier Nduhungirehe, has told broadcaster CNN to ‘be quiet’ after they criticised his country’s deal with Arsenal, prompting a backlash in the nation.

Arsenal end media partnership with company in ‘complete disarray’

Arsenal have cut ties with international media rights agency, MP & Silva, who are said to be in 'complete disarray' after their offices were raided.
MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Hated former Arsenal forward has doping ban extended

Samir Nasri has had his doping ban extended from six to 18 months the day his ban was supposed to end.

Why is Mesut Ozil so divisive?

Anyone with an outward eye doesn't need the vilification and subsequent international retirement of Arsenal's Mesut Ozil to remind them of how polarised opinions have changed our political landscape across the western world.
MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

More bad news for controversial ex-Arsenal winger as he picks up hefty ban

Samir Nasri has received a six-month ban after visiting Drip Doctors in Los Angeles back on Boxing Day 2016.

'Ban him!' Arsenal fans want Alexis banned for 8 months like former Manchester United...

Alexis Sanchez allegedly missed a drugs test at Arsenal on Monday, which means that either the club or player may be punished.
MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Clear decision to part ways: Controversial ex-Arsenal winger to terminate contract as 4-year ban...

Samir Nasri is set to terminate his contract with Turkish club Antalyaspor.

Arsenal, Manchester United or the player? Who’s in trouble over Alexis’ missed drugs test

Alexis Sanchez allegedly missed a drugs test on Monday while completing his move to Manchester United, according to reports.
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Republican senators want major Arsenal shareholder included on US Treasury blacklist

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.
MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

UEFA re-open doping investigation against former Arsenal player

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Samir Nasri's appeal against a doping investigation, allowing UEFA to continue looking into the former Arsenal midfielder who faces a four-year ban.
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UEFA and FIFA officials accused of enabling corruption

UEFA and and FIFA officials have been accused of enabling a 'corrupt system' following their reluctance to condemn top players for tax evasion.
Alisher Usmanov

Arsenal shareholder wins defamation case after curruption allegations

Alisher Usmanov has won his defamation case against Alexei Navalny, who has since been ordered to retract comments made about the Russian billionaire.
Alisher Usmanov

Arsenal’s wealthy shareholder in court over defamation case

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

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.
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Why Manchester City's anti-doping fine should be over £1m or a points deduction

The FA have charged Manchester City with a doping offence, and while it’s not as exciting as you might think, it does present quite a few questions.
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FTV - Tottenham 'sick as a parrot' as Arsenal take their league place

You've no doubt heard the phrase, 'sick as a parrot,' but did you know that it is believed to originate from the time Arsenal took Tottenham's place in the old First Division?

20 minute read for Arsene Wenger’s 20 years

There is a generation of Arsenal fans who have known no other, so what, exactly, has Arsene Wenger done in his 20 years at the club?

Long read - Assessing Arsene Wenger's 20 years as Arsenal manager

There is a generation of Arsenal fans who have known no other, so what, exactly, has Arsene Wenger done in his 20 years at the club?

Wenger ‘100% convinced’ doping isn’t a problem for Premier League clubs

Always happy to discuss the wider issues in sport, and society in general, Arsène Wenger has been quoted on doping a number of times...

Arsenal legend retires as another says no to Swansea

Arsenal legends Gilberto Silva and Dennis Bergkamp have both been speaking to the media to confirm various stuff. The Brazilian has confirmed that he is...

Wenger accuses Uefa of 'basically accepting' doping

In October, it emerged that Dinamo Zagreb player, Arijan Ademi, tested positive for doping after the Croatian team beat us 2-1 away. Instantly Gooners took it upon...