Arsene Wenger for the England job? Don’t bank on it!

There’s been much speculation since the departure of England manager Roy Hodgson that Arsene Wenger is being lined up to take the job. As with practically every England manager since Glenn Hoddle, Hodgson departed under a dark cloud after another abject tournament performance from an England side, which resulted in them being dumped out by…

Vardy sideshow leaves a bitter taste

According to the BBC, Jamie Vardy is set to reject the chance to join Arsenal in favour of remaining with Premier League champions Leicester. There are doubtlessly a lot of Gunners out there who will be dismayed at that news, if it proves to be true, but I won’t be among them. Vardy is a…

Premier League fixtures: No season has ever seemed so tough

The fixture list for the upcoming Premier League season was released this week and it is remarkable only in that it seems to be so ridiculously difficult. Maybe it is purely a matter of perception, but there scarcely seems to be a month where there isn’t a blockbuster fixture to contend with. Even matches against…

We’ve got too much class to be strung along like some dewy-eyed maid

The feeling that you’re somehow being messed around is not a pleasant one. It’s an irksome feeling – fuelled by uncertainty and confusion – and is exacerbated several times over when the person responsible for the messing around is doing so in a way that seems very deliberate, and very public. It’s like a cat…

Will Jamie Vardy be able to adapt to Arsenal’s style of football?

From what I have heard and read in these last 72 hours, opinion is split on whether Jamie Vardy could replicate his Leicester form in an Arsenal shirt. One of the points that is often made to support the sceptic’s view is that Vardy’s success has been based largely on the system which was employed…

Is Jamie Vardy about to bring his party to Arsenal?

Reports are emerging that suggest Arsenal have triggered a release clause in the contract of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy. According to BBC Sport, Sky Sports and other media outlets, The Gunners have made a £20million bid for the 29-year-old, thereby triggering a clause in his contract that would allow him to speak to other…