The wheels are well in motion for Everton's Bramley-Moore Dock dream to be realised. News on Wednesday evening revealed that the club is launching a widespread public consultation into plans to build a brand-new waterfront home, which the Blues say will regenerate the north of the city. The consultation period will begin next month under the campaign banner of 'The People's Project' and the plan marks the start of the formal process towards planning application. Consultation gets underway on November 15 at the Blue Base on Salop Street before launching at a number of locations around the city. Read More Bramley-Moore Stadium Members of the public will be free to give their views on Everton's new stadium plans at Bramley-Moore Dock as well as proposals for the site of Goodison Park. A second public consultation will be held next summer, at which point the club will unveil proposed designs of the stadium and further details on its Goodison Park legacy plans. Away from the pitch, it's … [Read more...] about Everton, Arsenal, Man City & how long it takes to build a stadium
Arsenal’s new executive team met supporters before this game and personally pledged to bring “pride back to the fan-base” - and, while the sight again of so many empty seats underlined the challenge, a fifth straight win does suggest tentative steps in the right direction. Yes, Everton could easily already have been ahead by the time Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice in three second-half minutes to settle the match 2-0. And, yes, you had to go back more than 22 years - pre-Arsene Wenger - for Everton’s most recent win at Highbury or The Emirates but Arsenal are back up into the top six of a Premier League table that already has a rather familiar feel. Can Arsenal now seriously build further? The departure as chief executive of Ivan Gazidis suggests that there are doubts about that even at the very highest level of the club, especially in the context of how Manchester City and Liverpool have begun the season, but there is at least now … [Read more...] about Arsenal made to work for win as wasteful Everton leave Emirates empty-handed
The teams Everton will want to challenge Chelsea Who have they bought? A traditional big spender yet to do any business - though it doesn't help that Antonio Conte's position still remains a mystery. Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri is expected to be confirmed as the new Chelsea manager shortly. Who are they trying to buy? Conte reportedly had no input on Chelsea's transfer business, so the London club have continued to push ahead with new signings, though they have enjoyed little success so far. World Cup star Aleksandr Golovin is said to be on the verge of signing, with Juventus defender Daniele Rugani another target. Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker has emerged as a potential target, with Thibault Courtois said to be interesting Real Madrid. What does it mean for Everton? The Toffees will be pleased to have their management structure in place, with Chelsea certain to be frustrated that their attempt to replace Conte with Sarri has taken so long. Everton will hope that the London … [Read more...] about What Everton rivals’ transfer business tells us about the summer so far
Liverpool are in line for a €74m (£67.8m) windfall after reaching their first Champions League final for 11 years. Arsenal, meanwhile, stand to receive around €40m (£35m) after being dumped out of the Europa League in the semi-finals last night by Atletico Madrid. Jurgen Klopp's side could even earn as much as €78m should they beat reigning champions Real Madrid, who have triumphed in three of the last four competitions, in the Kiev final on 26 May. Liverpool have already earned €49.7m in prize money payments – a new record for a British side in the competition – after becoming the first Premier League representative to reach European football's showpiece event since Chelsea lifted the trophy in 2012. The Reds’ total payment could rise to €54.2m if they win the competition and, with an estimated €23.8m to come in TV money, it would see the Reds finish with €78m. Chelsea are the only other Premier League club in the … [Read more...] about Champions League and Europa League revenue: How much prize money and TV income will triumphant Liverpool, heartbroken Arsenal and other Premier League teams receive?
PUBLISHED: 13:06 03 May 2018 | UPDATED: 13:48 03 May 2018 James Morris Arsene Wenger speaks at his first Arsenal press conference at Highbury. Picture: PA PA Archive/PA Images Arsene Wenger takes charge of his final home game on Sunday. He leaves having changed Arsenal, and Islington, for the better. The Gazette looked through the late ‘90s archives to assess how he set about that change. Arsene Wenger is announced as new Arsenal manager at Highbury in 1996. Picture: PA Only Arsene Wenger could say a whole nation of people is fat and do it with graceful eloquence. As Mr Wenger prepares for his last Arsenal game in Islington on Sunday (the Emirates Stadium match against Burnley), the Gazette fished through the Islington Local History Centre archives. We wanted to size up the impact he had on the club – and the borough – when he was appointed as manager in autumn 1996. So, back to the fat thing. From the outset, this Frenchman, whose last job was in Japan, was … [Read more...] about Arsene in the archives: Wenger’s contribution to Arsenal and Islington