Author Profile: Simon Boynton

Manchester United or City, Chelsea or Spurs? If it is not about Arsenal I don’t care!

Manchester United or City, Chelsea or Spurs? If it is not about Arsenal I don’t care!

I am an Arsenal fan, a Gooner, one of the red and white army; that is all there is to it. I want to win every game that we play, in fact at one minute to kick off, I expect...read more »

The end of transfer fees – Arsene Wenger’s final gift to football: says Gooner Simon Boynton

The end of transfer fees – Arsene Wenger’s final gift to football: says Gooner Simon Boynton

Arsene Wenger has had a greater influence on the English game than any other manager of the last 30 years or more. He may not have the trophies to match Sir Alex Ferguson or brass neck Jose Mourinho, but few could...read more »

‘The Draft’ – A mad idea that could just work: suck it and see!

‘The Draft’ – A mad idea that could just work: suck it and see!

Firstly, an apology for this is a general rant, rather than Arsenal specific. However, since we are a club that has suffered more than most by playing by the rules and operating within our means it is a subject very...read more »

Don’t overlook the fact Arsenal have won more trophies than any other English club in the last four seasons

Don’t overlook the fact Arsenal have won more trophies than any other English club in the last four seasons

By Simon Boynton ‘No-one likes us – we don’t care’, a well-known chant adopted by Millwall and Leeds United fans, has long been a unifying defence mechanism against opposition supporters, but outside of their small EFL communities, no-one else genuinely cares...read more »

Arsenal set out to win FA Cup and stop Chelsea’s Double Double – and an eighth cup triumph

Arsenal set out to win FA Cup and stop Chelsea’s Double Double – and an eighth cup triumph

London’s two most successful clubs go head-to-head at Wembley on Saturday afternoon in the 136th FA  Cup Final. Whilst many pundits had predicted a Man City v Spurs Final it is 2002 rather than 1981 that will be revisited in...read more »

Switch from White Hart Lane to Wembley could spell disaster for Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs

Switch from White Hart Lane to Wembley could spell disaster for Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs

By Simon Boynton Over eight painful days in 2014, Liverpool went from near ‘dead certs’ to win their first League title since 1990 to a disorganised shambles that could not hold on to a three-goal lead with less than 15 minutes...read more »

It’s not just Spurs supporters who have fond memories of The Lane – Arsenal fans do too!

It’s not just Spurs supporters who have fond memories of The Lane – Arsenal fans do too!

By Simon 'Gooner' Boynton WHILST the debate carries on whether Spurs are actually moving to a new ground or just 'refurbishing' White Hart Lane, Arsenal fans will have many happy memories of their old friend's ground in its current form. Ahead of...read more »

Jadon Sancho is a Manchester City star of the future – Pep Guardiola agrees

Jadon Sancho is a Manchester City star of the future – Pep Guardiola agrees

Manchester City's rising star Jadon Sancho scored another impressive goal to add to his impressive back catalogue -dribbling from just inside Arsenal's half to beat numerous defenders.... ...and then finishing with some aplomb - as captured in this video clip. Check it...read more »

Signs and strips are not looking good for David Moyes and Sunderland: unique survey

Signs and strips are not looking good for David Moyes and Sunderland: unique survey

To celebrate the English Premier League’s 25th anniversary, Sporting Index have analysed the unluckiest kits in the league’s history. Ominously for David Moyes and Sunderland, red and white stripes came out as the most relegated kit in the league’s 25...read more »