Football

Arsenal begin ‘formal talks’ with Barcelona to sign David Villa

Ok Arsenal fans. So you have endured a pretty rotten transfer window, but there are signs that it is about to get a whole lot better. If I were a betting man I’d put money on Mohamed Diame being an Arsenal player in the next 48 hours. But even more exciting is the news, which has […]...More

Clothing, Gallery, Style, Style Safari

Style – Farrell’s classy 50s influenced Spring collection

We are big fans of the Farrell brand. In case you haven’t come across them yet they are an quirky English indie with ex-Burberry fella Ben Dickens at the helm and Robbie Williams, yes him, providing some of the inspiration. They also have a blog that sometime can be laugh out loud funny. And they […]...More

features, music

REVIEW: My Bloody Valentine @ Electric Brixton (27/01/13)

It’s been five years since I last saw My Bloody Valentine live, and I’ve only just managed to recover the last fragments of earplug mined from my brain after surviving their sonic assault at Camden’s Roundhouse back in 2008. Their 2013 return to the UK sees volume levels remain the same (watching MBV is like […]...More

Gadgets

All you need to know about Twitter’s hot new app Vine

Let’s grow BEARDS!!!! #howto with @briggles & @mattknox vine.co/v/b5wWeDZgPhX — Ian Padgham (@origiful) January 24, 2013   On Friday Twitter unveiled what could well be the hottest new app for a very long while. It is called Vine and is a video sharing facility that is iPhone only at the moment. Ok so it doesn’t […]...More

Football

Arsenal tracking hot Dutch youngster Adam Maher

There’s a bit of a buzz about a potential Arsenal transfer this morning of AZ Alkmaar youngster Adam Maher. The midfilder’s boss at Alkmaar is even suggesting that he would be ideal for the North London club. Maher is one of the hottest properties in the Dutch Eredivisie and is being tracked by many European […]...More

music

The Who announce Quadrophenia tour

Following in the footsteps of Macca – who was everywhere in the summer – and The Stones who played a series of dates at the end of last year The Who have announced a run of dates. The twist is that in keeping with the ongoing trend for playing classic albums the band is going […]...More

Football

Liverpool fans. Is it time to say goodbye to Brendan Rodgers?

Our Liverpool FC corespondent, David Owens, thinks that Rodgers could be two games away from getting the push Hours after Liverpool’s humiliating FA Cup exit at the hands of Oldham, it is easy to go route one and call for the head of the manager… after all that’s what modern football is all about isn’t […]...More

Football

Arsenal update: Mohamed Diame ready to join, striker hunt continues

With only three days to go before the end of the transfer window Arsene Wenger should in theory be a busy man today. If Arsenal are going to sign two players before the deadline we should start hearing some concrete news from The Emirates very soon. One player who is apparently desperate to join Arsenal […]...More

Football

Arsenal update: Does Giroud’s form mean the chase for David Villa is over?

Given the circumstances a 3-2 FA Cup win away at Brighton isn’t too bad a result for Arsenal. Well it would have seemed that way to the fans until they saw Man United blast their way past Fulham. The most notable thing about the Brighton game though was the excellent form of one Olivier Giroud. […]...More

Football

Arsenal’s decline – it isn’t all about Arsene Wenger

Julius from one Gunner Gooner blog on why Arsenal’s troubles aren’t all about the manager. Arsenal’s players are still not good enough, our board is still too stingy and our fans still pay too much money to sit in sub-zero temperatures and watch the away end dance for 90 minutes. Yet I still have optimism […]...More

Football

Is Everton’s Nikica Jelavic now the club’s weakest link?

I think it’s time we had a little talk about Nikica Jelavic. In the space of exactly one calendar year he’s gone from single-handedly saving Everton’s attack, to its weakest link. Now granted, this year’s Everton attack lies much less firmly on his shoulders, and when Marouane Fellaini and Kevin Mirallas are healthy, Jelavic...More

Books, features

The US State with a Union Jack in its flag, the war in which we didn’t fight but grew vegetables and other weird episodes from British Imperial history

As everyone in the UK knows there was once a time when the Union Jack flew in many, many places across the world. Now, a website about style, football and gadgets isn’t really a  place for too many value judgements on the British Empire. Suffice to say that we did some good things, but we […]...More

Football

So just how good is Wilfried Zaha? Here’s an interesting take on what he achieved at Palace

So just how good is Wilfried Zaha. Julius from one Gunner Gooner blog might be an Arsenal fan, but he has also seen a lot of Palace in the last few years. Here is his assessment of Zaha and his take on whether Arsene Wenger should have tried a little harder to sign him. I […]...More

Football

Arsene Wenger Arsenal press conference update. Villa; ‘not on the case.’ No new players a possibility?

There might just be a week to go in the transfer window but Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger doesn’t seem in too much of a hurry to buy new players. Describing signing new players in the winter window as ‘a gamble’ at his press conference Wenger went on to say that he also thinks that the […]...More


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