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

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 17: Referee Tim Robinson shows a yellow card to Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on December 17, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Daily Mail continue anti-Arteta agenda

The Daily Mail's article on Mikel Arteta's touchline behaviour during the Arsenal match against Brighton presents a biased view, which deserves a closer examination for a more balanced understanding.
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, looks on during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on November 04, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Arsenal vs PGMOL and the media: A roundup

Arsenal stand firm in the face of VAR controversies, FA inquiries, and media criticism, with Arteta unapologetic over his comments on officiating.
Arsenal at war with referees Daily Mail Arteta criticism

Daily Mail wage war on Arsenal and Arteta

With claims being made phone calls were made to instruct pundits to tone down their criticism of match officials following Arsenal's recent defeat to Newcastle United, the Daily Mail's media machine has kicked into gear
Tottenham Hotspur's Greek-Australian Head Coach Ange Postecoglou looks on during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sheffield United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on September 16, 2023. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Ange Postecoglou Wenger comparison raises many questions

A critique of Martin Keown's recent article on Tottenham Hotspur under Ange Postecoglou, from an Arsenal supporter's perspective. Are the comparisons with Wenger's Arsenal premature?
England's forward #17 Bukayo Saka (L) fights for the ball with USA's defender #05 Antonee Robinson during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group B football match between England and USA at the Al-Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, north of Doha on November 25, 2022. (Photo by ODD ANDERSEN/AFP via Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka given lowest England rating by Daily Mail

England did not enjoy a good night in their second group game against the USA, coming away with only a point after a boring match with few chances created by either side.
NAPIER, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 10: A tribute is paid to the late Queen Elizabeth II before the round six Bunnings NPC match between Hawke's Bay and Southland at McLean Park, on September 10, 2022, in Napier, New Zealand. (Photo by Kerry Marshall/Getty Images)

Fans not trusted: Why football was cancelled following death of Queen

Football fans are not trusted to show appropriate respect to the memory of the Queen and that's why football is the only sport to be cancelled this weekend, according to a report in Saturday's Daily Mail.
Daily Mail Sports Agenda, Monday 14 March 2022

Journalists relieved sanctions don’t impact free food at Chelsea

An anonymous journalist, writing in Monday' s Daily Mail, revealed that reporters were concerned that the 'finest' free food they normally get at Chelsea would be impacted by sanctions but were 'delighted' to find that it wasn't.
Mail on Sunday

Arteta and Arsenal compared to Boris Johnson and Tory parties

The media are still not coping well with Arsenal daring to ask to have the Tottenham game postponed and one ITV correspondent has got himself in a bit of a pickle
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Tottenham Hotspur s Harry Kane left and Son Heung-min appear dejected during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday September 26, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

Papers laugh at Harry Kane for helping Arsenal humiliate Tottenham

Harry Kane's hilarious double-assist to both start the move that led to Arsenal's third goal and his sliding tackle to provide the final assist has resulted in a few of the papers laughing at him, along with millions of Arsenal fans.
Nicolas Pepe celebrates scoring their side s second goal of the game during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday May 23, 2021.Copyright: Alastair Grant

D vs C: Telegraph grade Arsenal and Tottenham but something isn’t right

You won't find many Arsenal fans who think that 20/21 was a good season but was it really that bad and was it worse than Tottenham's season?
Why did Arsenal release Harry Kane? Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - Villa Park Tottenham s Harry Kane during the Premier League match at Villa Park, Birmingham. Copyright: Mark Pain

Lacazette vs Kane: Hilarious double-standards in Daily Mail penalty coverage

As Harry Kane won another penalty at the weekend, Gary Neville called him 'cute' and 'wily' just a week after Alexandre Lacazette was widely slated for being slammed into.

Referee says Harry Kane was reckless against Arsenal

Mark Clattenburg said Arsenal's penalty was right to stand and action should have been taken against Harry Kane for his dangerous barge on Gabriel.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal looks dejected following his team's defeat in the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s dressing room called ‘toxic’

Arsenal's dressing room is reportedly 'toxic' with more reports of unhappiness behind the scenes, but there's more (or less) to this than meets the eye.
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.
Emirates Stadium

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 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)

Kyle Walker 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.
OZIL WARNING Daily Mail 1 January 2020

How did the Daily Mail come up with this anti-Mesut Ozil headline?

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?
champions league trophy

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

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)

Mail on Sunday completely ignore Arsenal ahead of 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.