Liz Truss

Why always footballers? Liz Truss calls for Champions League boycott

Liz Truss has suggested that if an English club makes the Champions League final, due to be played in St Petersburg, they should boycott it, but as Mario Balotelli might ponder, ‘why always footballers?’
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Spotify Joe Rogan decision shows Daniel Ek is no Arsenal saviour

The news that Spotify opted to remove Neil Young's music rather than Joe Rogan's podcast shows that would-be Arsenal owner, Daniel Ek, is no better than the rest of the billionaires on this planet.
PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 06: Gareth Southgate (L) and David Elleray speak prior to the Round of 16 UEFA Champions League match between Paris St Germain and Valencia CF at Parc des Princes on March 6, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Chair of Referee’s committee faces racism probe, will step down

The chair of the Referees’ committee, David Elleray, is to step down at the end of the season as the FA Launch an independent investigation into the 67-year-old’s conduct.
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Does Each One of us Have a Talent?

A wise man said that not everyone has equal talent, but all have the equal opportunity to develop a talent.
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Repairing the Ozone Layer also Reduces CO₂ in the Atmosphere

Have you ever thought about how the world will be after 40-50 years? The way we are using technology, cutting down trees, and wasting resources – we can’t really imagine what the future will be like.
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How Does a Smart Home Work?

Everyone and everything around us is smart. We have smartphones, smart television, and smart homes.
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Will AI Art Gain Popularity?

The primary concern for many people about AI is that it will replace them in their workplace. From gaming to online customer service, artificial intelligence never seems to cease amazing us.
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.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 23: Shuai Peng of China plays a backhand during her Women's Doubles first round match with partner Shuai Zhang of China against Veronika Kudermetova of Russia and Alison Riske of the United States on day four of the 2020 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 23, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Where is Peng Shuai?

China remains silent on the whereabouts of Peng Shuai, who has not been seen since making a sexual assault allegation against a former top Chinese official.
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Xhaka no outlier: Premier League Covid vaccine hesitancy worst in the world

Granit Xhaka recently made the headlines for catching Covid when it was revealed he had not been vaccinated, but it seems he is far from alone in the Premier League which has the worst uptake rate in the world.
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Arsenal extended £10m-a-year deal for 3 years

Arsenal have reportedly extended their deal with Rwanda who will continue to sponsor the club's shirt sleeves.
The Dream Factory: Inside the Make-or-Break World of Football's Academies

Episode 300 Pt 2: Exclusive Interview with Ryan Baldi about the English Football Academy...

As a special extra to celebrate 300 episodes, an exclusive interview with football writer Ryan Baldi (@RyanBaldiFW) about what he learnt researching his new book ' The Dream Factory: Inside the Make-or-Break World of Football’s Academies'.
Over Land and Sea (and Lockdown)

Over Land and Sea (and Lockdown) Arsenal 20/21 – The Corona Diaries: A book...

Darren Berry, author of Clickbait: Life As a Modern Football Fan - a mildly painful chronicle of Unai Emery's one full season in charge of the mighty Arsenal, has written another book.
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Episode 298: Sambi Lokonga, Nuno Tavares, and a book review

Stephen is joined this week by Paul Williams and author Darren Berry, to discuss the acquisition of both Nuno Tavares and Albert Sambi Lokonga by the Gunners.
Bukayo Saka stands dejected after missing from the penalty spot during the shoot out following the UEFA Euro 2020 Final at Wembley Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday July 11, 2021. Copyright: Mike Egerton

Bukayo Saka abuse prompts strong Arsenal statement

Arsenal have issued a strong statement after Bukayo Saka was racially abused following England's defeat in the Euro 2020 final to Italy on Sunday night.
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UEFA forced into LGBTQ+ rainbow armband climbdown

UEFA have been forced to close down an investigation into Manuel Neuer's rainbow armband after it was decided the rainbow is not political but a symbol for diversity.
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

Whilst this time of year does bring a lot of excitement and tension of exactly who will finish where in the table, it does...

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)

Stan Kroenke 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal - Premier League - The Hawthorns West Bromwich Albion manager Sam Allardyce on the touchline during the Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Copyright: Tim Keeton

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.