The president of Germany’s FA, Reinhard Grindel, doesn’t believe the Mesut Ozil ‘affair’ will cost the country when it comes to bidding for the 2024 European championships.
Former Wales rugby player, Gareth Thomas, believes that football isn't ready for openly gay players due to the amount of homophobia still surrounding the sport.
Reinhard Grindel has admitted he should have done more to protect Mesut Ozil from racist attacks that many Bayern Munich people don’t think are a problem.
The draw for the next round of the Carabao Cup will feature two women and no men when it airs live on Quest tonight (Saturday) at 9pm.
Kroenke Sports & Entertainment have named Josh Kroenke as the new Vice Chairman of KSE and KSE UK, as his influence at Arsenal continues to grow.
With my long training period and half-marathon well behind me, I've had plenty of time to examine what worked well and what didn't. My training...
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has taken to Facebook to declare how happy he is with the events taking place in Armenia at present.
It will have escaped nobody’s attention that Alex Scott and Eni Aluko are female pundits offering their opinions at the World Cup. In this mini-pod, Lee Hurley briefly discusses the problems women face in the footballing world while asking why we tolerate the awful standards delivered by male pundits in the game.
Contrary to how many people connected to the German national team have reacted to Mesut Ozil’s claims of institutional racism, players from the Turkish club Malatyaspor wore tshirts to show their support for the Arsenal man.
A recent report from the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee has further highlighted the problem of homophobia in sport and has made suggestions on how governing bodies can take a zero tolerance approach.
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...
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?
TERFs. It’s a word you probably don’t know as it’s not exactly a hot button topic in the world of football, but this weekend they ventured into our universe with a protest of sorts outside the Women’s FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea.
It will have escaped nobody’s attention that Alex Scott and Eni Aluko are female pundits offering their opinions at the World Cup.
A Chinese streaming service has lifted their Arsenal blackout but will not mention Mesut Ozil during commentary.
Who are they really and what do they want for Arsenal?
The Dutch women's national team will pay their players the same amount as they pay the men starting in 2023.
Stan Kroenke donated $1,000,000 to Donald Trump’s inauguration fund so why did he also donate $105,400 to Hillary Clinton in the Presidential race?
Per Mertesacker thinks football may not be ready, still, for 'homosexuality', and I have to say his assessment is probably right on the money.
With new research showing that almost half of UK residents gamble, we look at the increasingly popular past time that's getting easier to do by the day.
A Jeremy Corbyn banner, which made headlines after featuring during Liverpool's draw with Southampton this month, is set to make another appearance during this weekend's final round of Premier League fixtures.
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.
Alex Miescher, the secretary general of the Swiss FA (SFV) who questioned the motivations of players with dual nationalities during the World Cup, handed in his resignation on Friday.
The Times recently published a small news piece that claims the FA will instigate a ‘no bag’ policy starting with their next match against the USA in November but this reporting is not entirely accurate.
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.
The government of Qatar is taking the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations Court of Justice over what it claims are human rights violations by the government that owns Emirates Airlines.
If you’re an old fart like me that misses some of the quirks that used to permeate football, then Daniel Gray’s book, Black Boots & Football Pinks: 50 lost wonders of the beautiful game, is one for you.
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.
Arsenal are seeking clarification on Kieran Tierney after the Arsenal defender after Stuart Armstrong tested positive for Covid-19.
Following the news that Alisher Usmanov had a £1bn bid to buy Arsenal from Stan Kroenke rejected recently, Gooners made their feelings on their American owner known during the Gunners' 3-1 win over Everton.
With Brexit coming at the end of March 2019 and a large number of injured players at Arsenal, the January transfer window might be crucial for in the quest for trophies.
Arsenal have made 400 firefighters who battled the horrific Grenfell Tower fire on 14 June guests of honour for their Emirates Cup clashes against Benfica and Sevilla.
Over 60 civil society organisations, writers, personalities and Nobel laureates have appealed to the authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to free detained human rights defenders, during the Hay Festival Abu Dhabi, which ran from 25 to 28 February 2020.
Granit Xhaka’s nationality is once again causing problems.
There has been a lot of talk over the past week or so about Arsenal’s sleeve sponsorship deal with Rwanda yet the moral outrage from some journalists that greeted news of the arrangement has been conspicuously lacking in relation to deals with the likes of Emirates, Etihad, or Roman Abramovich.
Rape. It’s a tough subject that most people would rather avoid talking about, but we must and why Ronaldo is no hero
Turkish ministers reacted positively to the news that Mesut Ozil would no longer play for Germany as long as he felt subjected to racism. The...
Having trouble deciding what to get your Arsenal-supporting partner for Valentine’s Day? Look no further, my friend. If you celebrate Valentine’s Day with your other...
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.
Getting in shape requires die hard commitment in the gym.