Higuain and Jovetic set to snub Arsenal. So why can’t they sign a striker?

I think most Arsenal fans have by now given up on the possibility of the club securing Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetic, but the Gonzalo Higuain saga has rumbled on and it seemed as if the club was in a good place to tempt the Real Madrid striker to come to the Premiership. But if today’s Metro […]...More

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From Paisley to Geometric – this season’s best Patterned Shirts

Don’t be a wallflower when it comes to choosing what shirt to wear this season, as patterned shirts are this summers de rigueur wardrobe staple (so we’re told by those that know such important things..). There’s an infinite amount of patterns to choose no matter how bold you want to be, from: Birds to flowers; […]...More


Spoof alert – ‘Man Utd ‘Confirm’ Robert Lewandowski signing on club website,’ yeah right!

So Man United are very close to signing Borussia Dortmund’s Polish striker Robert Lewandowski? In fact they apparently trailed the news on their website earlier on today. The post didn’t escape the eagle eye of who ate all the pies readers who took this screen grab. Weirdly the post was pulled not long after. Well […]...More


Arsenal update: Fellaini talks, Grenier news incoming, but not yet.

After a flurry of activity it seems to have gone a bit quiet on the Marouane Fellaini to Arsenal front. Goal has a theory why. It says that… The north Londoners are now waiting for Everton to make the Belgium international available for talks in order to begin negotiating terms. Even if Fellaini agrees a […]...More


José Mourninho is back at Chelsea, but is he really the ‘happy one?’

Simon Poulter welcomes back an old pal. But has he cheered up since last time? With, precisely, the very first answer to the very first question posed yesterday at Mourniho’s official Stamford Bridge homecoming press conference, the Portuguese deadpanned, in that Jack Dee scowl way of his: “I am the Happy One.” Instantly, we made ...More


Cesc Fabregas – the approach from Arsenal and an update from Spain

Catalan paper Mundo Deportivo has a lengthy story on the future of Cesc Fabregas today and fortunately for us non-Catalan speakers much of it has been paraphrased here on Sportwitness. Several key things emerge. Firstly that it does seem that both Man United and Arsenal have made an approach for the player, but they were […]...More

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How to dress like Jay ‘The Great’ Gatsby

In case you hadn’t noticed The Great Gatsby is back in the cinemas again with Leonardo Di Caprio playing the doomed title role alongside his Daily Buchanan, in this instance Carey Mulligan. Given that the director is Baz Luhrmann of Moulin Rouge and Romeo and Juliet fame the film is not surprisingly rather stylised with […]...More


Lewandowski to Arsenal?! Now that would be a marquee signing

The future of Borussia Dortmund’s genius Polish striker Robert Lewandowski is up in the air again after his club disclosed that he would not be following his team mate Mario Gotze to Euro Champions Bayer Munich. Retuers is reporting that the Dortmund club won’t sell to Munich because they haven’t actually had an offer for [&hellip...More


‘Wayne Rooney is Arsenal’s priority’ – and five reasons why he might be tempted

The Daily Mail has run a story this morning which may or may not shed a bit more light on the Wayne Rooney and his Arsenal possible transfer. The paper says that Arsenal hope a package of around £170,000-per-week and a multi-million pound signing on fee – plus the security of a five year contract […]...More


Arsenal fans – is Marouane Fellaini the signing you have been waiting for?

Facebook and Twitter went ballistic last night when both The Times and Goal ran with the news that Arsenal had allegedly triggered the £22 million release clause and were bent on signing Everton’s midfielder Marouane Fellaini. However it seems that not all Arsenal fans are overjoyed by the prospect of the big haired Belgian donning […...More


Arsenal update: Rooney latest, Vermaelen on his way, Gervinho exit

After last night’s shock news that the Gunners have made a bid for Everton’s talismanic midfielder Marouane Fellaini things are a bit quieter on the gossip front this morning. There’s a little more about Wayne Rooney plus some whispers about a couple of players who might be on their way out. Firstly Rooney, and Arsenal’s [&h...More


Reports that Arsenal have made a sensational £22 million bid for Marouane Fellaini

UPDATE 10-40PM – The Times is reporting it too Yep it is one of those Goal exclusives, so make of that what you will, but the website is saying that Arsenal have bid £22 million for Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini. The website reports… The Gunners have activated the release clause in the Everton midfielder’s contract [&helli...More


Kosmischer Läufer – the amazing story of East German Kraut Rock for athletes

As you all know West Germany during the 1970s was an explosion of musical creativitiy as bands like Can, Neu and Amon Duul married wonderful meandering psychedelic melodies to that very special Motorik Kraut Rock Groove. As for East Germany. Well the music soundtrack was just a little more conservative. With a totalitarian Communist government [&he...More


Arsenal centre back options – Steven Taylor and Ashley Williams

The Daily Mail has a bit of an odd one. It has just run with the story that the latest name on Arsene Wenger’s defensive wishlist is Newcastle defender Steven Taylor. The paper says He played 25 times last year, his most Premier League games since 2008/09, but the arrival from Montpellier of Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa […]...More

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Style – Men’s Polo Shirts on a budget

Round about now I go on a mad search in my wardrobe for my collection of Fred Perry’s. When that search proves fruitless I normally treat myself to a polo shirt or two, one from here or here and another cheapo from a High Street store. If that’s you cunning plan too, here is a […]...More

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