Posts Tagged "Arsenal"

The Arsenal Takeover Mystery

By on Mar 5, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 0 comments

In comedy, they say, timing is everything and those who fed a story to the national press last weekend stating that Arsenal were to be the subjects of a luxuriant take-over bid certainly displayed a great sense of humour, if nothing else. This, if the breathless reporting in last weekend’s Sunday Telegraph was to be believed, was the takeover to end all...

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Ticket Prices And The Costs Of Having An Opinion

By on Jan 15, 2013 in Latest, Politics | 4 comments

Sixty-two, it would appear, may just be the magic number. It is starting to feel as if battle lines are being drawn in the ongoing debate over the extent to which ticket prices for matches have spiralled out of all control, and if last Sunday’s match between Arsenal and Manchester City was notable for anything in particular, then perhaps two stories to have...

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Arsenal’s Torpor Shouldn’t Detract From Bradford City’s Achievement

By on Dec 11, 2012 in Latest, Opinion | 1 comment

The headlines tomorrow morning, of course, will all be about Arsene Wenger. This was not only a chance to give a strong team a run out against apparently weaker opposition, but it was also in a competition which, whilst it might not be capable of equalling the delirium of winning the Champions League in the excitement stakes, offered a great chance of lifting a...

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Arsenal Supporters Prepare For A Winter Of Discontent

By on Nov 3, 2012 in Finance, Latest | 3 comments

It wasn’t so much the fact of the defeat itself, of course. There are few clubs on the planet that would expect to come away from Old Trafford with a win but this was not really the matter at hand. What will have been vexing Arsenal supporters this afternoon will have been the manner of their defeat. This match was emphatically not the sort of titantic battle...

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