Arsenal’s problem? French bureaucracy

2 March 2018 11:00

It’s ending in jeers for Arsène Wenger as his relationship with the club he began managing in 1996 hits rock…

The secret of Östersund, the tiny Swedish team who beat Arsenal

23 February 2018 10:15

Arsenal, one of the world’s richest football clubs, lost 2-1 to Östersund, which has people on £600 a week. How?

Why are football fans such patsies?

14 May 2017 9:21

I have been called every name under the sun by a great many people since my defence of Arsenal manager…

The Spectator Podcast: Made in Windsor

11 May 2017 15:46

On this week’s edition of The Spectator Podcast, we tackle a number of the most contentious issues around: whether the…

In defence of Wayne Shaw’s pie-munching stunt

21 February 2017 13:45

Uh oh, football’s puritans are riled up today. They think the sport might have been brought into disrepute during last…

Why Juan Villoro is the best football writer you’ve never heard of

28 May 2016 15:00

Football, unlike cricket, has for the most part been ill served by its writers. For every Brian Glanville and Ian…

Watch: Jeremy Corbyn suggests the Queen is a secret Gooner

21 April 2016 13:02

Although Jeremy Corbyn’s aides refused to confirm whether he would give a tribute to the Queen on her 90th birthday, the…