Tag: Daily Mail

Daily Mail football offers some of the most comprehensive Arsenal coverage. Here, we keep an eye on what the Daily Mail football journalists are saying

Everton's Dutch manager Ronald Koeman (L) greets Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger ahead of the English Premier League football match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on December 13, 2016. / AFP / Paul ELLIS

Arsene Wenger turns down Barcelona job, asks to replace Ronald Koeman

Arsene Wenger has reportedly held talks with Barcelona about taking over as head coach but has told the club no thanks.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil arrives at Arsenal's Colney training centre north of London on May 20, 2020 as training continues for Premier League clubs with a June re-start the intention during the COVID-19 pandemic. - Teams have started socially-distanced training in small groups this week, but several Premier League stars have expressed concerns about plans to resume the season. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Arsenal furious at Mesut Ozil for telling the truth

Arsenal are reportedly furious at Mesut Ozil for speaking out about his situation at the club, turning once again to their pals in the media to help them drive him from the Emirates.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 18: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the FA Cup Semi Final match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on July 18, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Justin Tallis/Pool via Getty Images)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants minimum £70kpw wage increase from Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants Arsenal to increase his wages from £180kpw to a minimum of £250k before he will sign a new deal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal acknowledges the fans after the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on January 21, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

It makes no sense for Arsenal to terminate Hector Bellerin’s contract

An article on the Daily Mail website claims Hector Bellerin is 'desperate' to get out of Arsenal and 'termination of his deal may be mutual between club and player.' Really?
Arsenal's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi waves to the crowd at the end of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Jamie Redknapp defends Matteo Guendouzi over Neal Maupay comments

Ever since Matteo Guendouzi had a go at Neal Maupay after Arsenal's defeat at Brighton, he hasn't been seen near the Arsenal squad.
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Major newspaper admits journalist access impacts positive or negative coverage

The Daily Mail on Tuesday had a small snippet in their Sports Agenda section that gives away an awful lot about how some outlets do their jobs - and it isn't good.
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Arsenal fans mocked by Daily Mail

The Daily Mail have mocked Arsenal fans for staying away from games pre-pandemic claiming the Emirates would make an ideal neutral venue if the Premier League restarts.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil prepares to take a freekick during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / IKIMAGES / AFP)

Mesut Ozil’s wagecut stance defended by Daily Mail

In Monday's edition, Ian Ladyman in the Daily Mail defended Mesut Ozil and the pressure put on him by the rest of the media and public to take a paycut.
Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil warms up for the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019.

Mesut Ozil's Arsenal pay cut refusal isn't all it seems

On Monday, David Ornstein announced that 25 out of 27 Arsenal players had agreed to take a pay cut at Arsenal, rather than a deferral before the club confirmed the news but it didn't take long for Mesut Ozil to become the star attraction of the story - as usual.

Ridiculous claim made about Kieran Tierney and Arsenal fans

In their Monday edition, the Daily Mail write that Kieran Tierney has 'yet to win over the Arsenal faithful' which is nothing but pile of bull.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: Kyle Walker of Manchester City spits water during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on February 02, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Manchester City and former Tottenham man turns to Ozil idiot to improve image

Former Tottenham man and current Manchester City defender, Kyle Walker, as reportedly turned to Neil 'nicking a living' Ashton to help with his PR after a string of stories has seen him disciplined by City and reportedly dropped by England for good.
The Big screen shows the VAR check for a possible offside during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Sheffield United at Etihad Stadium on December 29, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Daily Mail claim clubs NOT PGMOL at fault for VAR farce

The Daily Mail today reported that PGMOL are not responsible for the fact that referees do not use pitchside monitors because that was the decision of Premier League clubs in at least four meetings.
Bukayo Saka (Photo via Twitter / ArsenalAcademy)

Bukayo Saka named as a hot inspiration this week

In Saturday's Daily Mail's 'what's hot, what's not', they named Bukayo Saka as one of the hottest things this week AND acknowledged he is playing out of position.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Granit Xhaka and Hector Bellerin of Arsenal react after the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on January 21, 2020, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Daily Mail Chelsea vs Arsenal ratings just made up

Arsenal played the majority of their match against Chelsea with just 10 men yet some how the Daily Mail managed to come up with player ratings that just don't make sense.
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Why did the Daily Mail use this anti-Mesut Ozil headline ahead of Manchester United...

If you ever wonder why a lot of people who don't watch Mesut Ozil play regularly hold the views of him that they do, it is because of rubbish like this from the Daily Mail.

Mail on Sunday take first dig at Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta wasn't even on the bench for Arsenal against Everton on Sunday and for the Mail on Sunday, that was all they needed to take their first dig at the new Arsenal head coach.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: New Arsenal signing David Luiz at London Colney on August 08, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Frank Lampard: David Luiz did NOT go on strike despite what papers say

David Luiz did not go on strike to force a move from Chelsea to Arsenal the Chelsea head coach has said but that hasn't stopped the Daily Mail having a number of digs at the Arsenal defender.
LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 26: Arsenal goalscorer Alan Smith celebrates in the dressing room with the League Division One trophy after Arsenal had beaten Liverpool 2-0 in the final game of the season to pip Liverpool to the title, at Anfield on May 26, 1989 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Allsport/Getty Images)

Daily Mail claim Arsenal ‘stole’ league title from Liverpool

With the Premier League title set to be decided on the final day, the debate around the best ever finish to a league season has reignited once again.

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?

Mail on Sunday predict where Tottenham, Arsenal, Manchester United & Chelsea will finish

We're approaching the business end of the season and thanks to Tottenham's standard end-of-season collapse, there are two Champions League spots up for grabs for the four teams battling it out.

7 years later, Daily Mail finally admit Arsene Wenger was right because of Tottenham

When Arsene Wenger first said that the top four was like a trophy he was not only widely misquoted but also roundly criticised across large sections of the media.
A picture taken on January 14, 2015 in Paris, shows a pile of newspapers and magazines. AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal completely ignored ahead of crunch Manchester United clash

In the Mail on Sunday this weekend, they have given absolutely NO coverage to Arsenal ahead of Arsenal v Manchester United.

S*n and Daily Mail refuse to let facts get in way of Arsenal bashing

The S*n had a nice big piece trashing Per Mertesacker for attending a basketball game instead of an Arsenal youth match, but they've got so much wrong it makes my head hurt.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Olivier Giroud of Chelsea and Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal embrace after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC at Emirates Stadium on January 19, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mail on Sunday Arsenal v Chelsea player ratings are hilarious

Laurent Koscielny was the stand-out player for Arsenal against Chelsea, scoring a goal and putting in a masterful display that earned him the Man of the Match award, so how come he only got a 6 in the Mail on Sunday's ratings when they gave Cesar Azpilicueta a 7?

Journalist finally talks sense about Arsenal’s ‘hippy crack’ party

Sam Wallace is the first journalist I’ve come across who manages to deal with this whole Arsenal ‘hippy crack’ story with some notion of proportion.

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...
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.

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.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 28: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace has his shot blocked by Stephan Lichtsteiner of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on October 28, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Media ignore Wilfried Zaha’s dive to focus on Alexandre Lacazette handball

The Daily Mail's coverage of Arsenal's 2-2 draw is nothing short of hilarious as they ignore Wilfied Zaha's dive, declare Arsenal's 2nd illigitimate and lay into Mesut Ozil once again.
A picture taken on January 14, 2015 in Paris, shows a pile of newspapers and magazines. AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Perfect 10: Arsenal’s win inspires dull back pages

Arsenal beat Leicester City in style on Monday night but it must have caught the sub-editors out because they nearly all went with the same boring headline on Tuesday morning for their back pages - Perfect 10'.

Arsenal youngster tipped to become England regular

Emile Smith Rowe has been tipped by the Daily Mail to become an England regular.
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All 9 Daily Mail journalists write off Arsenal’s top 4 chances

The season is just a few days away from starting and we’re already knee-deep in the swamp of prediction land.

Arsenal deal named 2nd most exciting ahead of new season

Arsenal’s deal for Lucas Torreira has been named as one of the 10 most exciting transfers this summer ahead of the new season, coming in at number two behind the uninspired choice of Riyad Mahrez to Manchester City at number one.

Daily Mail rate Harry Kane higher than Raheem Sterling again

If there was one thing most people could agree on after England’s World Cup semi-final defeat at the hands of Croatia it was that Harry Kane had a stinker of a game.

Daily Mail double down on Bellerin-Lacazette ‘fight’

On Wednesday, the Daily Mail tried to imply that Hector Bellerin and Alexandre Lacazette got into a fight in training and despite being corrected by the Spaniard, in their Thursday edition they hint that the defender wasn’t being truthful.
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UK media attack Arsenal fans for awful Arsene Wenger send-off

The majority of the UK papers criticised the atmosphere at Ashburton Grove on Sunday as they continue to be clueless about what is really going on at Arsenal.

Journalist claims Arsenal starter dropped not injured

David Ospina was dropped rather than injured ahead of Arsenal’s Europa League clash against CSKA according to a report in today’s Daily Mil.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his sides second goal with Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on April 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's mentality trashed

Sami Mokbel in the Daily Mail has torn into Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for his selfless decision to give his confidence-suffering teammate the chance to score from the spot against Stoke.

Arsenal drama goes into overdrive: Players, manager, former chairman all have their say

The players have held a meeting without Wenger to try and figure out a solution, the manager has held a meeting with the players to warn them their futures are at risk while Peter Hill-Wood has said Wenger has overstayed his welcome at the club as the soap opera that is Arsenal FC rolls on.