Arsenal owner says ‘boxes still to tick’ in transformation plans for club

Josh Kroenke says there are still changes to come at Arsenal as the club continues with its move away from the Arsene Wenger era. Kroenke, the son of majority shareholder Stan and a club director, revealed there were ‘boxes still to tick’ in KSE’s transformation plan and cited the changes at Premier League rivals Liverpool … Continue reading Arsenal owner says ‘boxes still to tick’ in transformation plans for club

Arsenal board rubber-stamps new deal for Arsene Wenger but are changes in the offing?

Though there had been some late doubts about Arsene Wenger’s desire to extend his stay in north London, they were well and truly dispelled on Tuesday when the news broke that the Frenchman had signed a two-year deal to stay at Arsenal. It was no secret that the contract had been on the table for … Continue reading Arsenal board rubber-stamps new deal for Arsene Wenger but are changes in the offing?

Usmanov sends ripples over Kroenke’s millpond with audcious bid for control at Arsenal

As things stand, I suspect Alisher Usmanov’s rumoured £1billion bid to take control of Arsenal will fail but it is encouraging at least to see some signs of life at the top of the ivory tower. Stan Kroenke is the archetypal millpond; never rippled, seldom more than tepid, and his tenure has been marked by … Continue reading Usmanov sends ripples over Kroenke’s millpond with audcious bid for control at Arsenal

There is no simple explanation or singular point of blame for the turmoil at Arsenal

When something bad happens - typically something unexpected and deeply affective - the natural reaction of most people is to try and rationalise it or search for a logical explanation. This old truth has been particularly relevant for Arsenal fans of late, as the search for a reason behind the team’s lamentable downturn in form … Continue reading There is no simple explanation or singular point of blame for the turmoil at Arsenal