Wenger backroom signings are a massive con and an egregious abuse of power

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Ivan Gazidis has been desperately trying to claw back some credibility for his ‘catalyst for change’ comments after being publicly neutered by Stan and Arsene after they both decided bros before CEOs, and inked 2 more years in private.

The club announced two new hires via The Telegraph and various other outlets more interested in the story, over actually exploring what it meant. The first ‘big name’ was Team Sky’s legal and commercial expert Huss Fahmy, who (more…)


Should our striker shortlist be more ambitious?

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Another post, another sad story to acknowledge. This time, a nutter ploughing into a group of people near a mosque in an apparent ‘revenge’ attack. Utterly shocking and sad. I’m glad the PM is calling it out for what it is, terrorism. There’s no such things as an eye-for-an-eye when it comes to innocent people. There’s nothing noble in homegrown radical hate preachers because they look like you. There’s nothing glorious in calling this out as a civil war, because it’s quite simply not.

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Transfer roundup + backroom signing 

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Reading stories about Joel Campbell always transports me back to an 1850s novel about an orphaned child that’s bounced pillar to post, never really quite fitting in anywhere.

I really don’t think he’s as bad as the list of clubs he’s played for suggest. He’s not very cultured, sure, but he’s a hard worker and exactly the sort of player you see lining up for West Ham week in week out. Can’t believe he’s being shipped back to Greece. A very sad story, some might say… a tragedy.

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