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Arsenal balls: Jack Wilshere hits ‘career low’ as Man City’s Smith auditions for the big time

How much editorial spin can be heaped upon Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere, who last night responded angrily to a late foul by Manchester City’s Matthew Smith as the pair contested an Under 23 encounter. (Wilshere is 25.) Once viewed as the

Posted: 22nd, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Broadsheets, Manchester City, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arsenal balls: missing Ozil is the fourth best player on the pitch

The modern media trick is to report a football match and cover all the angles in a scattergun of clickbait and ‘debate’. And so it is for the Sun’s reporting on Stoke City’s 1-0 win over Arsenal. The trouble begins

Posted: 21st, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Media bias: Arsenal robbed, Stoke imperious and three penalties

Media Bias: a look at bad reporting in Stoke City’s 1-0 win over Arsenal in the Premier League. Stoke scored a perfectly good goal, a swift strike on the counter attack that ws waved on by Arsenal’s lacklustre and horribly

Posted: 20th, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Google News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arsenal balls: ‘missing’ Ozil creates more chances than any other player

The tabloids love to bash Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil. It’s not alway fair criticism. Take Arsenal’s Premier League opener against Leicester City. The Gunners won 4-3. But according to the Daily Mirror , Ozil as a “loser”:

With Alexis Sanchez missing

Posted: 15th, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dramatic Arsenal winner as Premier League erupts into life

Maybe the Premier League should always begin with an Arsenal home match? Last season the Gunners kicked off with a 3-4 opening day defeat to Liverpool; yesterday Arsenal introduced the 2017-2018 season by beating Leicester City 4-3. Arsenal fans will

Posted: 12th, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Google News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Bale to Manchester United for a fee that makes Neymar to PSG look cheap

The summer’s here and with it comes the usual news that Gareth Bale dreams of leaving the heat and glory of Real Madrid for life at Manchester United. Like everyone else, the Star hears Real Madrid president Florentino Perez state

Posted: 9th, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Google News, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Chelsea website sees injustice as Arsenal win Community Shield

The football season is underway. Arsenal have beaten Chelsea to win the Community Shield on penalties. The game was largely flat and riddled with errors. And two incidents stand out. Chelsea’s Pedro was sent off for a “filthy challenge” (Times)

Posted: 6th, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Chelsea, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Clickbait balls: Indy tricks Arenal fans in Alexis Sanchez story

This was the week when, according to the Daily  Mirror, Alexis Sanchez would tell Arsenal he wanted to leave the club. It’s Saturday and today’s Alexis Sanchez news is that he has, reports the Indy , “set Arsenal a

Posted: 5th, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arsenal owner bows to pressure and censors big game killing from his TV channel

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Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke has bowed to pressure . The UK version of his bloodsports channel will not broadcast big-game hunting, an utterly barbaric and wholly sad hobby for psychopathic dentists. (Yes, I now that’s tautological, but you take

Posted: 4th, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Google News, Sports, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Monaco want Sanchez, Arsenal want Lemar, Barcelona pay Neymar’s dad earns more than Messi

More news on Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez, who has endured a busy summer in the media, joining Paris Saint Germain Bayern Munich  and  Manchester City . He was  on his way to Chelsea definitely staying at Arsenal  –

Posted: 4th, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Google News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sanchez kisses the badge and stays at Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez has been training hard at Arsenal. And today he did the unthinkable: he kissed the badge.

 

Posted: 3rd, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Google News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Clickbait balls: Lemar’s Arsenal hint

What is the “hint” being “dropped by Monaco’s Thomas Lemar that he’s on his way to Arsenal? Has he been spotted signing contracts in Alexis Sanchez’s Paris hotel ?

You click on The Metro’s scoop and are told: “Lemar

Posted: 2nd, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Alexis Sanchez was in Paris to get his UK work permit

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You read the news that Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez has agreed “a  four-year contract with Paris Saint Germain? You read that the Arsenal player had been in Paris to meet with PSG reps ? And like me you

Posted: 1st, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Google News, Key Posts, Manchester City, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arsenal go trophy hunting with guns: club’s owner launches bloodsports channel

“What’s the best hunting channel on the telly?” is a question most of us are asked. It might be the Outdoor Sportsman Group, a online bloodsports broadcaster owned by Stan Kroenke, a man with a profile lower than a sniper

Posted: 31st, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Arsenal offer Alexis Sanchez £300,000 a week one year deal and other tall stories

What news of Alexis Sanchez, the Chilean footballer last seen cradling the dog that most likely ate his homework when the Arsenal player was a lad? Is the Chilean as ill as she claims to be? That question to Arsenal

Posted: 30th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Google News, Sports | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez is sick, grasping and pathetic – no wonder they all want him

Good news for those of you who hate football? The domestic season is yet to begin and already a player is doing a great impression of a grasping, unlovely git. Arsenal’s wantaway striker Alexis Sanchez, easily the side’s best player,

Posted: 29th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Sanchez agrees Manchester City and PSG as Arsenal wait

Transfer balls: a look at dire, questionable and clickbait-led football reporting.

Compare and contrast the following headlines in The Sun :

July 27, 2017 : “HEART SET ON CITY PSG drop interest in Alexis Sanchez as Arsenal star wants

Posted: 27th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arsenal clickbait balls: Wenger gone and Ozil is buried in the Gunners’ (wooden) box

In recent days the Sun’s Neil Ashton has told Arsenal fans that Mesut Ozil is staying at the club (proof: the German Ashton said wasn’t worth “two bob” has renewed his box at the Emirates), Chelsea have been “beaten” Arsenal

Posted: 27th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Google News, Sports | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arsenal Transfer Balls: Alexis Sanchez goes missing in Paris

Transfer Balls: How much money is Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez’s worth? Much guff has been written about the Chilean player whose Arsenal contract expires in a year’s time. The pick of the stories is the one that placed Sanchez in a

Posted: 24th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Google News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Alexis Sanchez leaves Arsenal for PSG but no-one’s got a photo

Transfer balls: Compare and contrast the Sun’s  Alexis Sanchez and Arsenal news from today:

The Sun: July 21 2017 –

 

alexis sanchez arsenal PSG

 

The Sun: July 21 2017 –

alexis sanchez arsenal PSG

 

The Sun, July 21, 2017 –

Alexis Sanchez in Paris hotel

Posted: 21st, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Clickbait Balls: Manchester United and Arsenal fans tricked by world’s worst journalism

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Transfer Balls: The Manchester Evening News has big news for Arsenal and Manchester United fans: “Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho talks Alexis Sanchez.”

Can it be that Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez is on Manchester United’s shopping list? Having reached the

Posted: 20th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Google News, Key Posts, manchester united, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arsenal balls: Sanchez stays and Gooners should rejoice

Barring a gigantic transfer fee that makes his departure irresistible, Alexis Sánchez will be at Arsenal next season. The club has done the sums and worked out that selling their best player to a rival would be a failure. So

Posted: 19th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Google News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Arsenal and Riyad Mahrez in clickbait feeding frenzy

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Transfer Balls: It’s been a busy day for Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez. Is he on his way to Roma, Arsenal or somewhere else?

The clickbait factory that used to be the Independent newspaper tells readers that Roma are “leading

Posted: 16th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United balls: Jose Mourinho mocks Arsenal, taunts Chelsea and breathes

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho can be a chippy, snide sort of man. But the man who likes to mask his own shortcomings by goading, belittling and mocking others should be impressed at how the tabloids see meaning in his …

Posted: 11th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Chelsea, Google News, manchester united, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer Ball: Alexis Sanchez staying at Arsenal unless Manchester City pay £80m

Transfer Balls: Alexis Sanchez news watch. Is the Arsenal striker leaving? Compare and contrast the Daily Star a nd other tabloid scoops:

Daily Star, July 4 :

Alexis Sanchez will stay at Arsenal

Daily Star, July 9 :

Arsenal waiting

Posted: 9th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Chelsea, Manchester City, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0