Tag: Brexit

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.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 24: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal looks on during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Vitoria Guimaraes at Emirates Stadium on October 24, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Arsenal won’t be able to sign any more European u18s in 2021

Due to Brexit, Arsenal, and the rest of the football clubs in England, will no longer be able to sign European players under the age of 18.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: A detailed view of the Premier League logo is seen on an umbrella prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on October 26, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Fight between Premier League clubs over Brexit quotas brewing

In what looks sets to be just another Brexit sideshow,a fight is brewing in the Premier League over homegrown quotas and which teams are allowed to attend the meeting that will determine the numbers.
A picture taken on January 23, 2020 shows the European Union flag and the British Union Jack waving in front of the European Parliament in Brussels. (Photo by Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP) (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images)

Football sets up Brexit party to decide foreign quotas

A Premier League shareholder meeting held last week came to the conclusion that a Brexit working party was required to find consensus between the...
A picture taken on January 23, 2020 shows the European Union flag and the British Union Jack waving in front of the European Parliament in Brussels. (Photo by Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP) (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images)

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.
A European Union flag and belonging to an anti-Brexit activist flies outside the Houses of Parliament in London on October 23, 2019. - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could pivot towards a general election as the EU mulls granting a Brexit deadline extension on Wednesday, after a fresh twist to the divorce saga cast doubt over his hopes of leaving on October 31. In tense parliamentary votes on Tuesday, Johnson won initial backing for the divorce deal he agreed with the EU -- but MPs then rejected his timetable to rush it through parliament in a matter of days. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / AFP)

FA and Premier League to battle over post-Brexit home-grown quotas

The FA and Premier League are set for a clash over how many homegrown players they force clubs to field in a post-Brexit world.
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.
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.
Per Mertesacker

Arsenal captain on Brexit and Donald Trump

Per Mertesacker has revealed that he wanted the UK to remain in the EU but also thinks people should give Donald Trump a chance.
fact check

Arsene Wenger Brexit quote fake

After the Brexit vote was announced a quote started doing the rounds claiming that Arsenal would put their transfer plans on hold because of the weakness of the pound.
Helen Trantum column

Can we have a referendum on Arsene Wenger?

I saw a tweet today which suggested the correlation between AKB and Remain / WOB and Leave were probably pretty strong, and while that's a sizeable jump, it did get me thinking about the similarities between the Brexit fallout and the divisions in our fanbase.