Sic Transit Gloria Mundi. So it would appear that swathes of empty seats and the prospect of the financial pain of a desolate prawn circle, after the installation of more Club Level seats this summer, has finally forced a response to the interminable outcry for change at the Arsenal, signalling the end of a glorious era.
Sun, 22 Apr, 2018
In the 15 excruciatingly long years between 1991 and 2006, Manchester City registered not a single victory over Arsenal. To say the Gunners had become a bogey team was to underestimate the state of affairs quite radically.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2017
Gary Brennan seldom gets the chance to showcase his outstanding football talents for a national audience. But the Clare captain has won an army of admirers, including International Rules boss Joe Kernan, as the Banner’s footballers begin to rise again.
Sun, 29 May, 2016
Emmanuel Petit thinks it’s time for a change at the top at Arsenal — though, out of admiration for his former manager, he stops short of saying that Arsene Wenger’s time at the club is finally up.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2016
Mesut Ozil has become so synonymous with providing assists that Twitter followers suggested last night — after he provided two more in a potentially pivotal victory over Manchester City — that his surname should be included in the Oxford English Dictionary as a verb, as in: can I Ozil you in any way?
Tue, 22 Dec, 2015
If Poland coach Adam Nawalka thought beating world champions Germany in October and sitting in top spot after four games in Group D might grant him an easy ride in the build-up to tomorrow’s European qualifier against Ireland, he was wrong.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
Former Arsenal footballer Ian Wright has revealed his MBE was among treasured memorabilia stolen by masked raiders who held a knife to his wife's throat and threatened to cut her and their two daughters' fingers off.
Fri, 20 Jun, 2014
With each passing week that we remain unbeaten, it’s becoming ever more of a struggle to keep our feet on the ground. I’m constantly repeating the mantra ‘let’s see where we are in a month or two’, before daring to predict any impending relief from eight barren seasons of this silverware-starved era.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2013
This is a world which demands instant gratification; one in which you can play guitar on a games consul rather than practise the real thing until your fingers bleed; one in which football chairmen cannot wait months let alone years for success — and one in which high-profile transfer deadline-day signings are expected to be heroes before they have unpacked their suitcases.
Sat, 14 Sep, 2013