Arsenal

Arsenal unveil new home kit with strange press release

They make it way too easy I get it. Trying to come up with something exciting and new to say about the annual kit releases is hard. In Arsenal’s case, you really just want to say “It’s red with white sleeves, it’s way too tight, and you’ll probably be disappointed by who is actually wearing …

Arsene Wenger gloats about his new contract

A brief statement from the Arsenal manager after signing his two-year extension Thought you could get rid of me, did you? With your signs and your plane banners and your Twitter campaigns. Well you tried to fight the zombie apocalypse with water pistols and you lost. Your memes and your YouTube rants have no effect …

Per Mertesacker and the joys of awkwardly tall footballers

It’s all gone Per shaped Per Mertesacker, the Arsenal defender who had played 37 minutes of competitive football in the last 13 months before starting and winning the FA Cup, celebrated by sharing an ungainly hug with a fan. It was Peak Per™: at once winning and awkward; the jolly German giant. Among Arsenal fans, Mertesacker is …

The company behind every “Wenger Out” sign

“Wenger Out” signs are everywhere these days and one company is behind them all An unoriginal man and his sign The Wenger Out Sign Company has turned the dissatisfaction with the Arsenal manager’s job performance into an international business. Founded by Dan Dublinsky—a man who has never watched an Arsenal match in his life—in Caldwell, Idaho, the …

Alexis Sanchez killed by throw-in, shows off swollen lip

It was an undignified death made worse by an attempt to justify it The world’s tiniest violin plays for Alexis Sanchez Tragedy struck during Arsenal’s 1–0 win over Leicester when a Christian Fuchs throw-in struck Alex Sanchez at point-blank range, killing him, well, not instantly, but after a brief delay. He was 28 years old. He was …