DORTMUND, GERMANY - MARCH 22: Lukas Podolski of Germany shows appreciation to the fans after his last international match for Germany after the international friendly match between Germany and England at Signal Iduna Park on March 22, 2017 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Get on my nerves: Lukas Podolski hits out at player's wives

Lukas Podolski has criticised the wives of footballers in a bit of a rant that comes with quite heavy sexist undertones.
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Arsenal star branches out with investment

Calum Chambers has become the latest player to invest in UK-based sports GPS tracking system STATSports.
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3 ways your smartphone can keep you entertained when the football season is over

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Why Perez, Agnelli and the other greedy Super League owners only have themselves to...

From childhood obesity to children having poor eyesight, computer games get a lot of slack for children not being as active as they once were.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on February 28, 2021 in Leicester, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Tim Keeton - Pool/Getty Images)

Arsenal pressured by Lavazza over Elneny Palestinian support tweet

Arsenal are being pressured by at least one of their sponsors to take action against Mohamed Elneny after the Egyptian midfielder tweeted support of the Palestinian people.
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Arsenal confirm ACL injury and surgery for midfielder

Arsenal have confirmed that midfielder Malin Gut will undergo surgery for a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament but why do women suffer them more than men?
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Arsenal to join social media blackout

Arsenal will join a social media blackout this weekend as clubs look to force the various platforms to do something substantial about abuse online.
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 10: Owner Stan Kroenke of the Los Angeles Rams looks on prior to a game against the Indianapolis Colts at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Arsenal owner one of the stingiest billionaires in world

Stan Kroenke may be worth a whole heap of money but that doesn’t mean he does anything good with it and in 2018 he was named one of the worst when it comes to charitable giving.
BATH, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 13: In this photo illustration, £1 coins are seen with the new £10 note on October 13, 2017 in Bath, England. Currency experts have warned that as the uncertainty surrounding Brexit continues, the value of the British pound, which has remained depressed against the US dollar and the euro since the UK voted to leave in the EU referendum, is likely to fluctuate. (Photo Illustration by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Hate capitalism, not Arsenal: European Super League

There is, naturally, a lot of anger around about the nerve of the 'top' 12 teams, wanting to re-orientate football but it's no surprise.
The European Super League - Arsenal

Where is the European Super League money coming from?

The formation of the new European Super League will see the founding clubs split €3.5bn between them just for signing up, but where is that money coming from?
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke on the sidelines before playing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 29, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images)

What lies at the heart of the European Super League

It's frustrating to read only people who 'hate' football could come up with a plan as heinous at the European Super League when it's much more simple than that.
European Super League money

Moving Arsenal from London: Stan Kroneke and the European Super League dream

The European Super League is coming and, if Stan Kroneke gets his way, it could be the end of football as we know it with Arsenal going truly global

Steven Gerrard hails ‘sensational’ Arsenal: I was really proud

Steven Gerrard has hailed Arsenal for facing down Slavia Prague before the game started after their player had been banned for 10 games for racially abusing Ranger's Glen Kamara.
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Aubameyang returns home after 2 days in hospital

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang contracted malaria while on international duty during the last break but the player has now returned home after two days in hospital
Rangers' Glen Kamara (left) argues with Slavia Prague's Ondrej Kudela during the UEFA Europa League Round of Sixteen match at Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow. Issue date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Copyright: Andrew Milligan

10-match ban for Slavia Prague man who racially abused Rangers’ player

Slavia Prague defender Ondrej Kudela has been handed a 10-match ban by UEFA for his racist abuse of former Arsenal youngster and Rangers' man, Glen Kamara
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 20: Leah Williamson of Arsenal looks on as she warms up prior to the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Everton Women at Meadow Park on December 20, 2020 in Borehamwood, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

Leah Williamson backs social media boycott

Arsenal's Leah Williamson has backed a call for clubs to boycott social media in a bid to force companies to take abuse seriously.
Willian Arsenal contract terminated - Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Willian reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns stadium in West Bromwich, central England, on January 2, 2021. (Photo by Rui Vieira / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by RUI VIEIRA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal man opens up about racist abuse impact and demands action

Willian has added his voice to the growing calls for more action to be taken to tackle racial abuse online while admitting he is sometimes even afraid to look at his phone.
Alex Scott on the racist abuse she received for being on Dancing with the Stars - Sunday People

Arsenal campaign to Stop Online Abuse

Arsenal have thrown their weight behind a campaign to try and tackle the issue of online abuse that targets and harms so many people.

Arsenal star invests in healthy drink company

Hector Bellerin has invested in 'healthy drinks provider' MOJU as the company raises £2.5m.
Martin Odegaard speaking to Arsenal.com after helping the club to a win over Leeds United

Martin Odegaard on boycotting the Qatar World Cup

Martin Odegaard on if Norway should boycott the 2022 World Cup in Qatar due to human rights abuses and why we need to find a way to better influence change.
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

The outliers theory translates across gender lines and helps explain why women’s football still struggles. That, and the FA banning the game for 50 years.
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3 transfers stopped due to Brexit permit mess: “It’s a shame” says Sam Allardyce

Sam Allardyce has revealed that West Brom have had to pull out of three deals due Brexit in a preview of what is to come for clubs in the UK.
Argentine transgender footballer Mara Gomez (C) of Villa San Carlos reacts as she is given a jersey of Lanus with her name on it as present after an Argentina first division female football match against Between Villa San Carlos and Lanus at Genacio Salice stadium in Berisso, Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 7, 2020. - Gomez is the first transgender footballer to play in the first division of the Argentine female league. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP)

Argentina welcomes first transgender player

Argentina's Villa San Carlos handed Mara Gomez her debut on 7 December, making her the first transgender woman to play for a top flight women's team in the country.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz is seen with his head bandaged during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Emirates Stadium in London on November 29, 2020. (Photo by Julian Finney / POOL / AFP)

When will head injuries be taken seriously in football?

As watched David Luiz play on after a clash so severe it left Raul Jiminez with a fractured skull that needed surgery, we thought it was worth asking again
A fan wears a protective mask to take precautions against the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) before the match against Internacional for the Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores 2020 at Arena do Gremio on March 12, 2020 in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Don’t know the truth about Covid? Here’s how to find it

The longer this pandemic ranges across the globe, the more smart people I see falling into conspiracy traps as they search for answers to what is happening during these frightening times.
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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.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal is interviewed following his sides defeat in the Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on September 28, 2020 in Liverpool, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Paul Ellis - Pool/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta confident Premier League can handle Covid 2nd wave

Arteta is confident the Premier League can maintain its bubble as second waves sweep the globe and players jet off on international duty.
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An open letter from LGBTQ+ people and allies in football

A collective of LGBT+ people and allies with roles in football and across sport have come together to sign an open letter, explaining why this ongoing media coverage is not helping to make the game more inclusive.

Why are Arsenal players naming baby gorillas?

Arsenal players took part in the annual Rwandan Kwita Izina for the third year running, this time remotely.
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.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage in London on September 12, 2020. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS / POOL / AFP)

Aubameyang snubbed late Barcelona offer to sign Arsenal deal

Barcelona made Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang a late offer to leave Arsenal but the player chose to extend his contract instead.
A woman carries a dog as she walks under decorations in a street of Les Herbiers, western France, on April 16, 2018 on the eve of the French cup semi-final football match Vendee Les Herbiers vs Chambly. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE (Photo credit LOIC VENANCE/AFP via Getty Images)

Football fans return in France: A look at this brand new world

Football with fans is back in France, so what was it like to attend a game with social distancing and more in place?

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!
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Arsenal and the Dead Man’s Fingers

Dead Man's Fingers was my tipple of choice for the Arsenal game at Aston Villa and it went down a lot easier than our opponents.

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.
Arsenal's German goalkeeper Bernd Leno gestures during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 16, 2020.

Shirt names changed as Bernd Leno calls for Black Lives Matters solidarity

Bernd Leno has added his call to the growing number of voices who want to see Premier League players 'take a knee' in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
MONACO, MONACO - FEBRUARY 18: Arsene Wenger winner of the Laureus Lifetime Achievement award speaks at the Winners Press Conference during the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards on February 18, 2019 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Christian Alminana/Getty Images for Laureus)

Brexit could ‘kill’ ‘Premier League ‘superiority’ says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger believes that Brexit could damage the Premier League and might return it to the type of league we watched before he arrived in England.
Nigeria's fans hold a banner reading "World Unites Against Boko Haram" before the Group F football match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Hercegovina at the Pantanal Arena in Cuiaba during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 21, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JUAN BARRETO

Boko Haram killed both parents but 17yo winger using faith and Mesut Ozil to...

Nur Mohammed suffered the devastating loss of both his parents at the hands of Boko Haram but says it was football that helped console him while Mesut Ozil serves as his role model.
DENVER, CO - JUNE 06: Denver Broncos players join people protesting the death of George Floyd on June 6, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. This is the 12th day of protests since George Floyd died in Minneapolis police custody on May 25. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

Special episode: The Premier League, pandemic and Black Lives Matter

Matthew is joined by Paul and special guest, journalist Dimitris Kouimtsidis from The Olive Press, to talk the return of the Premier League, wage reductions and what we've seen elsewhere in Europe. Plus we talk Black Lives Matter, protests and sport, and discuss what best to do about Auba's contract.