Seven signs you're an Arsenal addict

Being a football supporter is rarely a rational thing, but for some it's more serious than for others. Is that you?
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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.
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.

Arsenal urged to drive out owner Stan Kroenke

Former England cricketer Kevin Pieterson has urged Arsenal fans to drive Stan Kroenke out of the club after unveiling of a hunting channel.

How to cope during the football season break

With the summer in full swing we haven't even reached July yet and most people are already missing the Premier League. If you’re a true...

Five reasons Goonerettes should stay in the kitchen

A look at some of the accusations levelled at female football fans and the truth behind them.
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.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang speaks out about racism

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has spoken out about racism in football after Arsenal condemned the fan who racially abused Kalidou Koulibaly.

Doctors agree World Cup protestor ‘almost certainly poisoned’

German doctors believe the Pussy Riot band member who fell ill after being released from prison was almost certainly poisoned, adding that he may be the victim of an unknown “anticholinergic agent.”
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

'Controversial' banner to be displayed during Arsenal v Everton

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.

Demonstration planned for before Arsenal v Aston Villa

The International Campaign for Freedom in the UAE will hold a demonstration outside the Emirates Stadium ahead of Arsenal's Premier League game against Aston Villa on Sunday.

Iran prosecutor: No more women watching football

Iran’s prosecutor has said there will be no repeat of women watching football matches in the country after around 100 women were allowed the rare privilege of doing just that this week.
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FA and Premier League discuss post-Brexit ‘credits’ for using English players

The FA and Premier League are seriously discussing rewarding clubs post-Brexit with credits to allow them to buy more foreign players if they field more English ones first.

Mesut Ozil accusations of racism justified as DFB president admits failures

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.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (14) and Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrate victory after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on April 01, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

FA forget what body part fist bumps involve but that’s not the weird bit

In the rush to avoid the spread of Coronavirus/Covid-10, the FA's medics were today praised by the Daily Mail for being 'ahead of the curve' when they banned England players from shaking hands with players during the last international break - in November.
KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Ozil of Germany during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mesut Ozil explains why he doesn’t sing national anthem

Mesut Ozil spoke in June about why he doesn’t sing Germany’s national anthem before matches.

Technology to Help with Calorie Counting

The story doesn't end with just achieving weight loss. There is still work to make sure it stays off and technology is there to...

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.
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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.
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.
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.
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JUNE 13: Joachim Loew, head coach of Germany talks to his palyer Mesut Oezil during the Germany training session ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at CSKA Sports Base on June 13, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Another politician gets involved in Mesut Ozil row

Turkish sports minister, Osman Bak, has hit out at the way Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan have been treated since they met with Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
ASCONA, SWITZERLAND - MAY 25: Mesut Oezil (L) and Manuel Neuer with their new Adidas football boots from the new Mercury Pack, which were hand delivered by a skydive team on May 25, 2016 in Ascona, Switzerland. During UEFA Euro 2016, Thomas Müller will wear the X16+ PURECHAOS, Bastian Schweinsteiger will wear the X16, Mesut Özil will wear the ACE 16+ PURECONTROL, whilst Mats Hummels and Manuel Neuer will wear the ACE 16. The players will debut their boots during their match against Hungary on June 4. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images For Adidas)

Manuel Neuer backs Ozil’s decision to quit Germany

Bayern Munich goalkeeper, Manuel Neuer, has backed Mesut Ozil’s decision to retire from the German national team.

Eating habits of football stars

by Winnie O'Blindt There’s not much longer to wait until the Premier League returns and the Arsenal squad’s pre-season campaign got underway earlier this month. They have...

Arsenal fans hassled by Baku police makes mockery of UEFA Mkhitaryan assurances

Despite UEFA's protestations that Henrikh Mkhitaryan would have been perfectly safe to travel to Baku to play in the Europa League final, the experience of Arsenal fans so far says otherwise.

Walmart and Kroenke: Nothing Arsenal fans should be proud of

Arsenal's majority shareholder Stan Kroenke essentially has full control over any important decisions at the club, so how did the man in charge make his money in the first place?

Legal action forces Manchester United to act

Manchester United are spending millions of pounds to upgrade their facilities for disabled people after they were threatened with legal action by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

7 mildly interesting facts about Aaron Ramsey’s home town

Born in Caerphilly, South Wales, Aaron Ramsey is the eighth Welshman to play for Arsenal. Here are seven mildly interesting facts about his home town: Never mind...

Qatar takes UAE to human rights court

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.
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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...
Napoli's Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina (L) resumes playing after being injured during the Italian Serie A football match Napoli vs Udinese at the San Paolo stadium in Naples. (Photo by Carlo Hermann / AFP)

Treatment of Arsenal man criticised

The treatment of David Ospina in Napoli that resulted in the goalkeeper collapsing and having to spend time in hospital has been criticised by a leading brain charity.

Five ways to get back to running

The best part of spring is that there are better days ahead for running without wearing a lot of layers. Spring brings warmer weather without...

Being a woman on Social Media: ‘Gendered Islamophobic & xenophobic slurs’, ‘Racist & sexist...

Judged solely on appearance, opinions scrutinised due to gender and a lack of support from male colleagues; women endure a lot in sports journalism, let alone on social media.
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Arsenal fans display anti-Stan Kroenke banners at the Emirates

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.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 14: Winning goalscorer Danielle Carter of Arsenal celebrates with the trophy after the SSE Women's FA Cup Final between Arsenal Ladies and Chelsea Ladies at Wembley Stadium on May 14, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Arsenal 25-year-old on ACL recovery + racism in the FA

Danielle Carter has been sidelined for the past four months following ACL surgery for the injury she picked up in May and she spoke to the Sunday Telegraph this weekend about her recovery and the 'difficulty' of the FA's racial make-up.
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Anti-trans writers continue to do harm

Over the weekend, the Telegraph published an article entitled ‘Transgender politics is a world where if I say a thing is true, it is’ by Melanie McDonagh in their premium section. It then appeared in Monday's actual Telegraph. 
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.
KAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 27: Mesut Oezil of Germany looks dejected following his sides defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group F match between Korea Republic and Germany at Kazan Arena on June 27, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images, )

Mesut Ozil’s reaction to German racism should be applauded

Mesut Ozil has announced that he will no longer play for the German national team, citing racism as the main reason. I look at why he's right to make this massive move.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: FA Chief Executive Martin Glenn speaks at a press conference as Gareth Southgate is unveiled as the new England manager at Wembley Stadium on December 1, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Journalist: 23% gender pay gap at FA no problem as it’s bigger elsewhere

Charles Sale, writing in Friday’s Daily Mail, believes the gender pay gap at the FA, which currently stands at 23.2 per cent is not something they should be worried about because it’s less than the 31 per cent at the Lawn Tennis Association.