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.
Phil Neville speaking to Nikita Parris during England Women v France Women in the SheBelieves Cup

Do foreign players prevent young English players' accessing first team football?

When an international tournament appears on the horizon, the lack of opportunities for English players due to the rising number of foreigners becomes a trendy topic again.
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.

Media still letting women’s sport down despite pledges

Recently, the Daily Telegraph made a really big deal of a new initiative they were launching to increase coverage of women’s sport in their paper but what does that look like?

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.
WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - MARCH 20: Serge Gnabry of Germany arrives prior to the International Friendly match between Germany and Serbia at Volkswagen Arena on March 20, 2019 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Oliver Hardt/Bongarts/Getty Images,)

Serge Gnabry hits out at racist fans

Serge Gnabry has condemned those responsible for racially abusing Ilkay Gundogan and Leory Sane on Wednesday night saying that “racism belongs neither to the football stadium nor to other areas of society.”
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.
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?
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)

We need to talk about Ronaldo…and others

By consistently weighting false accusations significantly more heavily than actual rapes, the media has given some men the erroneous belief that they are at as much risk of being falsely accused as women are of being raped, not that the two are even comparable even if they were comparable in their numbers.

Arsenal and Dubai: So much more than just warm-weather training

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.

Arsenal fan shot dead by police

Arsenal have paid tribute to a young Kenyan fan, Carilton David Maina, who was killed by police in his home country in what Amnesty are calling an 'extrajudicial killing'. 

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.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang responds to banana skin throwing incident

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has responded on Instagram to an incident where a banana skin was thrown at him by Spurs fans after his first goal on Sunday.

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.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - DECEMBER 21: Defendant Sergej W. (R, seated) is watched by his his lawyer Carl W. Heydenreich (L) as he gets his handcuffs unlocked after arriving at the district court during the trial for the bombing of the Borussia Dortmund bus on December 21, 2017 in Dortmund, Germany. 28-year-old Sergej W. is facing charges of attempted murder for allegedly detonating homemade bombs next to the BVB Dortmund team bus as they travelled to their UEFA Champions League match against Monaco in an attempt to trigger a fall in the football club's shares. (Photo by Friedmann Vogel - Pool/Getty Images)

Borussia Dortmund bus attacker jailed for 14 years

The man who attacked Borussia Dortmund’s bus ahead of thier Champions League tie last season has been sentenced to 14 years in jail in Germany.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 25: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal FC at Vitality Stadium on November 25, 2018 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Unai Emery buys books for his players, admits some don’t ‘give a damn’

We all know about Unai Emery’s love of video but it seems the Arsenal head coach is just as crazy about books, picking out titles for his players based on what he thinks will benefit them.
Pro-European Union (EU), anti-Brexit campaigners from the Our Future, Our Choice (OFOC) youth movement for a 'People's Vote' on Brexit, launch the group's campaign battle bus in London on November 17, 2018, as part of their "Stand Up For Our Future!" campaign aimed at highlighting the youth feeling around Brexit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May battled Friday to salvage a draft Brexit deal and her own political future. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / AFP)

Is January the last chance for EU bargains before Brexit?

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.

Liverpool premium, corruption, hypocrisy & more: Stories you might have missed

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.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Jordan Nobbs of Arsenal celebrates after scoring her sides first goal during the WSL match between Arsenal Women and Birmingham Ladies at Meadow Park on November 4, 2018 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Jack Thomas/Getty Images)

‘Not Super’: Daily Mail football writer makes ridiculous women’s football claim

Martin Samuel in the Daily Mail football section complains the Women’s Super League just isn’t super enough to warrant coverage in a national newspaper.
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.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 04: Fans grab a bite to eat at the Arsenal Highbury House prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium on April 4, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal seek new Head of Business

Arsenal are advertising for a new Head of Business Strategy as they look to improve their commercial department.
European Super League money

European Super League is coming and Arsenal will be involved

Recent leaks detailing talks between top clubs about forming a breakaway European Super League were splashed all over the back pages for about five minutes before they were replaced by another story.

Arsenal and West Ham commit to prison project

Arsenal and West Ham have become the first Premier League clubs to sign-up for an initiative launched by David Dein to offer coaching and refereeing courses to prison inmates.
European Super League money

Government minister confirms money laundering probe for at least 1 football club

Government minister Ben Wallace said that at least one club is under investigation for money laundering.

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.

Arsenal star in new UNICEF video

Henrikh Mkhitaryan stars in a new UNICEF video that will melt even the coldest heart.
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.
Black Books & Football Pinks Daniel Grey

Review: Black Boots & Football Pinks – 50 lost wonders of the beautiful game

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.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Alex Iwobi explains the difference between this season and last season

Alex Iwobi admits he feels more confident this season compared to last and he recovers better after he makes a mistake.

5 reasons female Arsenal fans should stay in the kitchen

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

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.

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.

Ex Barcelona boss to go on trial for money laundering

Former Barcelona president, Sandro Rosell, will stand trial in February for money laundering according to an AFP report that cites Spanish judicial sources.