Could Arsenal’s pre-season tour do more harm than good?

With the pre-season now under way I’ve heard some supporters mention that tours over to Asia and America are actually doing teams more harm than good these days for several reasons. One of the main objections is all of the travel involved. Some people feel players are simply getting tired out by travelling thousands of […]

Robin Van Persie – Two statements and one letter

Just what are we to make of the various statements that have appeared in the press lately? First came the not so very surprising one from the want-away van Persie, the full text of which can be found on the player’s website.  After spending most of his eight years at the club being nurtured by […]

Debate: Should major football events be held in troubled countries?

Corruption allegations aren’t really anything new when it comes to FIFA and to a lesser extent UEFA. However, some supporters and even players and ex-players are now accusing the football powers of putting fans’ safety in jeopardy by their misguided attempts to change the world. The decision to hold this summer’s Euro 2012 tournament in […]