Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil arrives at Arsenal's Colney training centre north of London on May 20, 2020 as training continues for Premier League clubs with a June re-start the intention during the COVID-19 pandemic. - Teams have started socially-distanced training in small groups this week, but several Premier League stars have expressed concerns about plans to resume the season. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Mesut Ozil provides 1400 school meals per day in North London

Mesut Ozil has praised Marcus Rashford for his charitable efforts but why does Ozil not get the same sort of praise for his charity?
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Arsenal want answers over Kieran Tierney but asking the wrong ones

Arsenal are seeking clarification on Kieran Tierney after the Arsenal defender after Stuart Armstrong tested positive for Covid-19.
LE HAVRE, FRANCE - JUNE 14: Former England player Alex Scott speaks with presenter Gabby Logan prior to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group D match between England and Argentina at on June 14, 2019 in Le Havre, France. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Gammon annoyed as Alex Scott named new host of BBC’s Question of Sport

Alex Scott will become the new host of the BBC's long-running Question of Sport, replacing Sue Barker much to the annoyance of a lot of gammon
Kiko Casilla of Leeds United in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Reading at Elland Road on February 22, 2020 in Leeds, England.

Marcelo Bielsa defends decision to make Casilla captain despite racism ban

Leeds' goalkeeper Kiko Casilla has been banned for eight games after being found guilty of using the N-word at Charlton striker, Jonathan Leko.

Troy Deeney warning to family is no laughing matter

Troy Deeney has apologised to his family in advance that he will take Watford’s relegation out on them at home by smashing objects and throwing some stuff around and this is NOT OK!

UAE must be held accountable for torture and ill-treatment of human rights defenders and...

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) must be held accountable for the torture and ill-treatment of human rights defenders and activists in prisons and secret detention centres, say four human rights groups on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 18: Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on from the sidelines during the second half against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on December 18, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Arsenal and Manchester United owners refuse to apologise

Arsenal and Manchester United's American owners have refused to apologise for their part in voting for the NFL to ban players taking a knee to protest racial injustice.

Are you in an abusive relationship?

Abusive relationships are something we all know and hear about but with the global lockdown in place, domestic violence is getting more headlines than ever, so are you in an abusive relationship?
TURIN, ITALY - MARCH 12: Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus gestures during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Juventus and Club de Atletico Madrid at Allianz Stadium on March 12, 2019 in Turin, . (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

How many accusations do we need before we stop worshiping Ronaldo?

Rape. It’s a tough subject that most people would rather avoid talking about, but we must and why Ronaldo is no hero
12th May 1925: The French women's football team, complete with berets, line up before the England vs France Women's International Football match in aid of shipwrecked mariners at Herne Hill in London. England is represented by Dick Kerr's team From Preston. (Photo by MacGregor/Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Why men are ‘better’ at football than women

Malcolm Gladwell explained in Outliers why talent is not what takes a person to the top. He shows that where you come from and when you’re born is just as important, but his theory also translates across gender lines and helps explain why women’s football still struggles. That, and the FA banning the game for 50 years.
Apr 1981: Portrait of Justin Fashanu of Norwich City.

Justin Fashanu finally inducted into Football Hall of Fame

Justin Fashanu was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday as a trailblazer in the game as the first £1m black player and the first professional footballer to come out as gay, a decision that was to cost him his life.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Referee Robert Madley gestures during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on March 4, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

The curious case of Bobby Madley, PGMOL and their disregard for discrimination

Bobby Madley quit as a referee last summer in a move that was said to have sent 'shocks' through PGMOL, the overlords of officialdom, but the former official has broken his silence about what happened and it raises even more questions about PGMOL and what they get up to out of sight.
Former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson. Picture: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Talk to someone: Former Arsenal star explains suicidal thoughts and mental health struggles

With FA Cup games kicking off a minute later than normal to highlight mental health issues, Paul Merson has revealed that this time last year he was suicidal.
European Super League money

What is the real price of supporting Arsenal these days?

Stan Kroenke's sports empire, Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, has been named the 'most valuable sports conglomerate in the world' by Forbes, but what is the real price of supporting a  team owned by someone like Stan?
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)

We all should be worried as China pressures Pro Evolution to remove Mesut Ozil

Pro Evolution Soccer will remove Mesut Ozil from their game in China as the authoritarian regime continues to throw a hissy fit over the German's tweet that dared called attention to their treatment of Uighurs within their borders.
Indian Muslims hold placards as they protest to denounce the Chinese government's policies for Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, in Mumbai on December 9, 2019. (Photo by Punit PARANJPE / AFP) (Photo by PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal shame themselves with Mesut Ozil statement

It was more than a little disappointing to see Arsenal put their commercial interests ahead of human rights when they hung Mesut Ozil out to dry with their statement about his comments on the Chinese treatment of the Uighurs.

Arsenal fans need to speak out and say “Not in our Name!”

Over a year ago, Nick Cohen wrote a piece for The Guardian saying football fans should be asking hard questions about the money behind leading clubs and, on Human Rights Day, those questions still need asking.

Every club should stand with Liverpool on this

The FA will not use Anfield to host an England game because of Liverpool's ban on S*n journalists but Liverpool's is a stand that every club in the country should get behind.

Megan Rapinoe attends Arsenal game, criticises Donld Trump’s racism

Megan Rapinoe was at Arsenal's game against Fiorentina on Saturday night and she took some time out to pose with fellow social justice warrior, Hector Bellerin, before speaking about Donald Trump's latest racist episode.
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 05: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media prior to his departure from the White House July 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump and the first lady will spend their weekend at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

French publication trolls Donald Trump with Megan Rapinoe front page

You have to love the French when it comes to annoying people and this time they've turned their attention to Donald Trump after his Twitter war with Megan Rapinoe.
Hector Bellerin speaking at half-time during Arsenal's clash with Newcastle United (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Hector Bellerin doesn’t care what you think

Hector Bellerin has proved once again that he doesn't care what you think as he strutted his stuff down the Louis Vitton catwalk in an all-pink two-piece.

Mesut Ozil’s latest actions hard to defend

Mesut Ozil looks set to be the centre of yet another storm after he had dinner with Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday night.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 28: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal during the warm up before the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on October 28, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal remind us why we love Hector Bellerin

Unlike many footballers, Hector Bellerin has never shied away from talking about the larger, more important issues at play in the world today and on Monday night Arsenal reminded us of why he thinks it's important footballers use their platform to exact change.

German FA make moves to help transgender fans

The German FA recently took the step of introducing unisex toilets to help ease the struggles of transgender people at their games.
Mesut Özil, center, and his fiancée Amine Gülşe, left, give a wedding invitation to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the Atatürk Airport in Istanbul, March 15, 2019. (AA Photo)

Factcheck: Mesut Ozil invites Erdogan to his wedding

Recently it was 'announced' that Mesut Ozil, and his fiancee Amine Gulşe, invited Recep Tayyip Erdogan to their upcoming wedding but given the drama over the summer when he met him, would he actually invite him?

Arsenal fans should worry where their money is coming from

Over a year ago, Nick Cohen wrote a piece for The Guardian saying football fans should be asking hard questions about the money behind leading clubs but that still doesn't look like it will be happening any time soon.

Tottenham player abused by another player as racists in football have a busy week

It’s often not clear if a lot of footballers are racist or just really stupid but this weekend it very much seemed like the former.

Time called on *that* Chelsea chant as Nottingham Forest face investigation

Nottingham Forest are facing an investigation after their fans allegedly sang a common chant aimed at Chelsea that should have been banned from the game long ago.

Ashley Barnes uses sexist language to defend himself against Arsenal accusatons

Ashley Barnes should have been sent off at least twice against Arsenal on Saturday but when confronted about his actions on the pitch he called it all ‘handbags’.

Nobody is demanding Santa change gender – it’s all a lie to get you...

A story took hold over the weekend that ‘snowflakes’ are demanding Santa is changed to female or gender neutral, eliciting outrage across the internet and fuelling hate from the right-wing.

Daily Mail and Sun go out of their way to offer Tottenham banana thrower...

Three pages in the Daily Fail and a load of coverage on the S*n’s website shows two of the most right-wing papers in the...
Olympique Lyonnais' Norwegian forward Ada Hegerberg gestures after receiving the 2018 FIFA Women's Ballon d'Or award for best player of the year during the 2018 FIFA Ballon d'Or award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris on December 3, 2018. - The winner of the 2018 Ballon d'Or will be revealed at a glittering ceremony in Paris on December 3 evening, with Croatia's Luka Modric and a host of French World Cup winners all hoping to finally end the 10-year duopoly of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

What a t**t: Arsenal players react to Ballon d’Or sexism

What do you ask the first ever woman to win the Ballon d’Or who has just given a rousing speech aimed at encouraging more women and girls to get involved with the sport? Well, if you’re a dick with a dick, you ask her to twerk, of course.
Martin Samuel, Chief Sports Gammon at the Daily Mail

Serious or not? Martin Samuel suggests banana throwing could be ‘reclaiming racists acts’

Whether he was serious or not, Martin Samuel’s comments in Tuesday’s Daily Mail are beyond ridiculous, even for their Gammon-in-chief who has already been complaining that the Women’s Super League gets too much coverage.
France's forward Olivier Giroud drinks after a training session in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines on March 26, 2016 ahead of a friendly football match against Russia. / AFP / FRANCK FIFE (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Olivier Giroud on gay players: There is testosterone, banter, but...

Olivier Giroud has always been an ally in the LGBT fight and the former Arsenal forward has again spoken out about homophobia in football.

Arsenal fans make best lovers, Manchester United worst

Arsenal fans apparently make the best lovers according to a poll released this week that spoke to 3,500 UK adults to find out which teams their best (and worst) lovers supported.

How to date someone who doesn’t get football

Let's face it. Finding a partner who is as mad about the Arsenal as you are isn't an easy thing to do.
MCLEAN, VA - JUNE 13: World Champion hockey star Alex Ovechkin shaves his 'playoff beard' with the Gillette Fusion ProShield Razor during an official Gillette Shave event on June 13, 2018 in Mclean, Virginia. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images for Gillette)

Men really do have it easier than women, here's how I know

One of the great’ things about always knowing you were meant to be born in a male body but having to spend most of your life in a female one is that you get to experience a lot of things from both sides.
UDINE, ITALY - OCTOBER 06: Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus looks on during the Serie A match between Udinese and Juventus at Stadio Friuli on October 6, 2018 in Udine, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

False rape accusations labelled ‘epidemic’ when that’s far from the case

It’s hard to talk about the Ronaldo rape allegations without feeling my blood boil

We think that he was poisoned: World Cup protester seriously ill

Pytor Verzilov, a member of the prominent anti-Kremlin activist band, Pussy Riot, that stormed the World Cup final is seriously ill with members of the groups suggesting he might have been poisoned.

White man fails to understand racism leaving Mesut Ozil swinging

Just in case we weren’t clear the first time he said it, Toni Kroos wants us all to know that he saw no signs of racism within the DfB so we shouldn’t believe anyone who claimed they did.