Yankee Gooner

  • Arsenal’s remaining Premier League schedule
    The Sun has reported the 92 games schedule for the remainder of the 2019-202 Premier League season will be released by June 3rd. Here is a peak at what the Gunners remaining PL matchdays look like… June 17 – @ Manchester City Matchday 30 – @ Brighton and Hove Albion ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-06-02By gunner1953
    13 hours ago
  • Arsenal needs to sign these 5 players this summer
    Here are the top five signings Arsenal should make this summer, and why. #1 – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Is there a better player currently on the Arsenal roster? I think not. This man has dominated the Gunners’ goal scoring statistics since he arrived in 2018. In 97 Arsenal appearances, the Gabonese ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-06-02By gunner1953
    14 hours ago
  • 18 days to go…we hope
    With a little luck we are just 18 days until the Gunners restart the season. Hopefully, they will return with the same intensity they were showing prior to the COVID-19 shutdown. An away game at Manchester City is no easy assignment, however, I personally think this is the best ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-30By gunner1953
    4 days ago
  • BREAKING NEWS: Premier League to restart on June 17!
    Today, the Premier League voted to resume the 2019-2020 season on June 17th. Arsenal will travel to Manchester City for the Gunners first game back on the pitch when the season resumes! ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-28By gunner1953
    6 days ago
  • Could the Premier League begin in one month?
    As the main voices of the Premier League meet this week to discuss the next phase of Project Restart, I believe steam is gathering for the season to resume. When all is said and done, and if the best case scenarios prevail, the restart of the 2019-2020 Premier League ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-26By gunner1953
    1 week ago
  • Auba, should he stay or should he go?
    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, one day you are staying, the next day you are leaving. I’m dizzy trying to keep up! Today, ESPN is reporting the Arsenal talisman’s potential move to PSG might have hit a snag. The report says PSG has fallen in love with Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-26By gunner1953
    1 week ago
  • Arsenal fixture list…only a guess!
    If the Premier League season restarts on June 26th, here is my best guess for Arsenal’s fixture list… June 27 – @ Southampton July 1 – @ Manchester City July 5 – @ Brighton and Hove Albion July 9 – @ Sheffield United (FA Cup quarterfinal) July 17 – Norwich ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-26By gunner1953
    1 week ago
  • Getting closer, and Coutinho, too?
    As we look across the European football landscape, one thing is clear – there is no clarity. It’s a kaleidoscope of uncertainty and doubt. Some domestic leagues have been cancelled, others have resumed training, while others remain in limbo. In England, both the Premier League ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-25By gunner1953
    1 week ago
  • A Saturday’s bag of odds and ends
    A Saturday’s bag of odds and ends… Today, May 23rd would have been the FA Cup Finals at Wembley. We are now on Day 77 without Arsenal football! I project the next match for the Gunners will be on June 20th. That’s 28 days from now. It was great ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-23By gunner1953
    2 weeks ago
  • Premier League moves one step closer to returning to action
    The Premier League’s shareholders met today via teleconference to discuss the next steps for “Project Restart.” Here is their post-meeting statement… “Premier League Shareholders today voted unanimously to return to small-group training from tomorrow afternoon, the first step towards restarting the Premier League, when safe to do ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-18By gunner1953
    2 weeks ago
  • The new normal for watching football on TV
    I have been watching pieces and parts of the Bundesliga matches today on Fox Sports, and I must say it’s great to see live football again. However, it is quite a different experience. It’s weird watching a match with zero fans in the seats, plus hearing the hollow ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-16By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • Women’s Super League could be abandoned for 2019-2020 season
    It appears the Arsenal women’s team season is nearing its ending for the current season. Following a meeting between the Women’s Super League organizers and the FA Board, the financial requirements to keep the league up and running for the remainder of the 201-9-2020 season is cost prohibitive. Both ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-15By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • The UK government gives football the “green light!”
    “Project Restart” Update: The Premier League and the EFL have been given the official green light from the UK government to restart football matches in June. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden declared: ”The Government is opening the door for competitive football to return safely in June.” ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-15By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • Kicking the can down the road…
    We are at the point when the return of sports to our daily lives is anybody’s guess. This goes for medical professionals, government officials, and especially, sports league executives. Here in the USA, one sport re-opened on May 8th (UFC), with another scheduled to restart on May 17th (NASCAR). ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-12By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • Decision time…two steps down, but many to go
    Here is an updated timeline on the negotiations and discussions being held to get the Premier League up and running again… Yesterday (Sunday) – UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said it’s time to get sports rolling again on June 1st. Today (Monday) – The Premier League shareholders met again ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-12By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • The clock is ticking for the Premier League…
    This coming week could finally provide some final answers to the questions – will the Premier League resume the 2019-2020 season, and if so, when? The week’s timeline looks something like this… Sunday – UK Prime Minster Boris Johnson will address the nation and provide his plans on how ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-09By gunner1953
    4 weeks ago
  • POLL RESULTS: Should the Premiere League resume playing matches?
    The results of our poll are in. The question, “Should the Premier League resume playing matches?” Yes – 25% No – 18% Play in Australia – 57% Thanks for voting! ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-06By gunner1953
    4 weeks ago
  • Is the Premier League playing “down under” a good idea?
    Is the idea of playing the remainder of the 2019-2020 Premier League schedule in Australia a bad idea, or could it have some legs? At this point, I’m not sure the Premier League has many alternatives to successfully hit their goal of completing a legitimate season. Perth, Australia, on ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-05By gunner1953
    4 weeks ago
  • Premiere League meeting on Project Restart delayed until next week
    The prime minister of the UK, Boris Johnson, has postponed his speech on the nation’s COVID-19 recovery plans until Sunday. This means the next Premiere League meeting will be delayed until Monday at the earliest. Johnson was originally scheduled to speak on Thursday about how ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-05-04By gunner1953
    4 weeks ago