Arsenal and the other five big English clubs announced last night that they have withdrawn from the proposed European Super League.
The Gunners and 11 other European clubs shocked the world on Sunday by announcing their participation in the competition. We received a ton of backlash from fans, ex-players and the media, and it looks like Stan Kroenke has finally learnt his lesson.
Arsenal publicly apologised to the fans yesterday. The board sent an open letter to all the supporters which included the words – ‘we made a mistake, and we apologise for it.’
That is a classy statement, but the damage was already done. There is a huge disconnect between the club and the fans now – much bigger than what it was in the past.
We’ve now lost all faith in the board and the owners. Arsenal fans are demanding that the Kroenke’s pack their bags and leave. It’s easier said than done, but if our supporters can force the club to leave a competition that would’ve made our owners billions, we can do anything.
Arsenal legend Ian Wright has joined the fans by sending a message to the club and to Kroenke. He responded to the board’s statement with Rocky Rocastle’s iconic quote, and quickly backed that up with a message to our owner.
Enough is enough – Kroenke needs to go
Stan Kroenke has done a lot to anger Arsenal fans over the years, but what he did on Sunday was just a step too far.
The Gunners were the only English club to publicly apologise for their wrong doing, which puts us in a slightly better light than the rest of them. However, we all know it’s just a good job by the PR team, and it doesn’t make up for what the Kroenke’s have done.
It will not be easy to find another billionaire who would be ready to buy Arsenal immediately. However, the more pressure the fans can put on Kroenke to get out of our club, the more likely it is that he will do so.