Tag Archives: Arsenal Finances

Should Arsenal have offered £42m for Suarez – will lessons be learned?

Looking back on the season at this point at the beginning of March, one can say that there have been positive signs in terms of us being competitive with Manchester City and Chelsea, two clubs backed by enormously wealthy owners. … Continue reading

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Economics, Terror Windows and why we pay more for the same thing…

  So, another terror/transfer window (TW) is upon us and just in time for the injury gods to strike down our own TW (Theo Walcott), along with the usual other collateral damage of the holiday season (Bendtner, Ozil, Ramsey,  …. … Continue reading

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Could Arsenal be in a better position right now to end trophy-drought?

Towards the end of last season, I wrote about the five things that Arsenal would need to look at if the club wanted to be serious in its pursuit of silverware.  A solid start to the new season (including a … Continue reading

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27 goals/81 assists in 157 games: Arsenal just signed a world top-ten footballer

  The second biggest transfer fee in British history belongs to Arsenal!!!  The acquisition of Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid for £42.4 million almost triples our previous highest transfer fee paid of £15 million.  His rumoured wages of £130k/week is … Continue reading

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ARSENAL FC – Sacrificing Trophies for Profit? You decide

Just some food for thought…. Since we last won the PL, The only winners have been Man United, Chelsea and ManCity. We all know this. Yes, Chelsea, the club with no history have spent Megabucks to achieve all that they … Continue reading

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FFP – Fundamentally Flawed Policy? Why Freedom is Best.

As many of you who may have followed my occasional warbling will have noticed, there is a common theme in which I have bemoaned the arrival of the ‘meddling’ multi-billionaires and oil rich state owned corporations into football, but also … Continue reading

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We Need An Oligarch, Please!

It may be time to revisit an old conundrum which has divided the fan base for some time, and it regards the very essence of our club. It is an overview of the club’s ownership, and how that affects each … Continue reading

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How many PL clubs are as fortunate as Arsenal? A strategic analysis

Troubled times or big opportunities for Arsenal? The name of this Blog is, in large part, a reflection on a great Arsenal footballer revered by many, who, together with Arsene Wenger, helped to introduce the concept of playing a wonderful … Continue reading

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Wenger’s Arsenal; Past – Present – Future. How will it all end?

As regards ‘Arsenal Past’ we all are aware of the fantastic trophy filled past successes of Arsene Wenger in the period from his appointment as coach in 1996 and through until 2005. In the eyes of some fans, it has … Continue reading

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Why key players have left Arsenal and how to stop it happening again

Nowadays in football there is no loyalty. This is because of one reason, and one reason alone: football is now a business, and everyone knows that there are no friends in business. Everyone now involved in football, whether that be … Continue reading

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