Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick breaks board silence, but why did they leave it so long?

What really had me scratching my head about today’s announcement from Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick was the timing of it all – was it planned or were board members so backed into a corner they felt they had to act? There was a certain inevitability about the nature of Arsene Wenger’s press conference this … Continue reading Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick breaks board silence, but why did they leave it so long?

The message is getting through to the Arsenal boardroom but will they be moved to act?

Interviews with members of the Arsenal board are extremely rare and, if they do happen, are carefully choreographed and carried out in the quieter period between the end of one season and the start of the next. There is obviously a convention that board members at Arsenal remain in the shadows, concentrating on matters off … Continue reading The message is getting through to the Arsenal boardroom but will they be moved to act?