Piers Morgan: My Advice to Gareth Southgate on Going into Battle
In an exclusive, no-holds-barred column for VICE, Britain's most acerbic wit salutes his World Cup heroes and gives football's snowflake fans a bloody good talking to.
Our Father, Who Art Arsene Wenger: This Weekend in the Premier League
As the Premier League season draws to a close, so too does the 22-year reign of Arsene Wenger.
What Was in Fergie's Box? This Weekend in the Premier League
At Old Trafford this weekend, there was a moment which revived the good times of Wenger, Fergie and the Premier League’s golden era. Then Jose Mourinho butted in and ruined it.
Understanding Life After Arsene Wenger
The outgoing Arsenal manager has been a presence for the entirety of my adult life.
How Arsene Wenger's Rise and Fall Mirrors the End of Blairism and Cool Britannia
Blair’s Third Way and Wenger’s vitamin-infused tiki taka transformed their fields, were re-worked by others and then ceased to work.
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Scenes Of Elation On The Streets of North London After Arsenal’s FA Cup Triumph
On Saturday, Arsenal only went and beat Chelsea to win the FA Cup for a record 13th time. We were on the streets of North London, taking pictures of the resultant carnage.
The Cult: Andrey Arshavin
Andrey Arshavin was on another plane of thought to his teammates, but lost the ability to express his genius. How exactly that happened, nobody seems to know.
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Exploring The Relationship Between The ‘Wenger Out’ Movement and Brexit
In their infernal anger at Arsene Wenger, some among the ‘Wenger Out’ movement have resorted to the tactics of Brexit. We ask whether this is a clever move, or one likely to alienate their fellow fans.
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Analysing The Smoking Habits of Footballers and Iconic Managers
While medical science has come to the consensus that tobacco and rigorous exercise don’t mix, there are still many icons of football who enjoy a crafty smoke. Here, we look to their smoking habits and what they may or may not signify.
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Remembering The Failed Serie A Careers Of Arsenal’s Invincibles Generation
Before they were winning titles and going a season unbeaten at Arsenal, Dennis Bergkamp, Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira were struggling in Italy. Here’s how they shook off their Serie A woes to become icons of the Premier League.
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Ian Wright On Crystal Palace, Nottingham Forest and The Other Clubs in His Career
When most people think of Ian Wright’s playing days, they picture him in a vintage Arsenal strip. He remains a cult hero at several other clubs, however, so we spoke to him about his memories of playing elsewhere.
The Tragicomic Tale of Arsenal’s Six Consecutive Round of 16 Exits in The Champions League
If Arsenal go out to Bayern in their coming Round of 16 double header, it will be their seventh consecutive fall at the same hurdle. Here, we look back at their previous failures and ask: what the fuck is going on?