Yankee Gooner

  • Should Arsenal allow Bellerin and Torreira to leave this summer if they are pursued?
    Even with all of the chaos and uncertainty surrounding world football right now due to COVID-19, the rumor mill is in full throttle with all sorts of names bantering about regarding who’s staying and who’s going. At the Emirates, the Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang drama has been endlessly ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-04-07By gunner1953
    1 hour ago
  • Gooners…what are you doing to pass time during “slow the spread?”
    Hey Gooners…I would love to hear what you are doing to pass time while staying home to help slow the spread. What book are your wading, what movies or TV shows are you watching, what games are you playing, what type of exercise programs are you doing, whatever! Send ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-04-05By gunner1953
    2 days ago
  • POLL RESULTS: What player would you like to see return to Arsenal?
    Here are the poll results for the question, “What player would you like to see return to Arsenal?” Aaron Ramsey – 50% Serge Gnabry – 40% Santi Cazorla – 6% Jack Wilshere – 4% Alexi Sanchez – 0% Thanks for voting! ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-04-05By gunner1953
    2 days ago
  • The players have their say about giving back
    The 20 captains of the Premier League met on Saturday via conference call to discuss how players can contribute and give back to the communities and clubs during the coronavirus pandemic. Following is the complete statement the PFA released at the conclusion of their call… “All Premier League players ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-04-05By gunner1953
    3 days ago
  • Arsenal supports finishing the Premier League season, but it’s a long shot
    I think everyone needs to feel optimistic about something. It is so easy right now to get down in the dumps while staying home waiting out the coronavirus. For me, knowing the Premier League could reboot sometime this summer is something to feel good about, something else to think ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-04-04By gunner1953
    3 days ago
  • Arsenal and the Premiere League’s COVID-19 post-meeting statements
    Following todays’s meeting with the FA, EFL, LMA and PFA, the Premier League issued the following statement… At a meeting of Premier League Shareholders today, clubs discussed in detail how to respond to the COVID-19 global pandemic. First and foremost, it was reaffirmed that the overriding ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-04-03By gunner1953
    4 days ago
  • Thursday’s football notes…
    I hope all of you and your families are staying healthy as we work our way through the global pandemic. I live in Florida, and our governor finally issued a “State at Home” order last night. As much as this sucks, I think the best thing for all of ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-04-02By gunner1953
    5 days ago
  • Wednesday’s football notes…
    Here are some Wednesday football notes… UEFA meeting: Following a meeting with its 55 member associations today, UEFA announced the Champions League and Europa League competitions are suspended until further notice. Other competitions impacted are the Euro 2020 play-offs, qualifying matches for th 2021 Women’s European Championships, all international ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-04-01By gunner1953
    6 days ago
  • POLL RESULTS: If Auba leaves, who should Arsenal sign?
    The poll results are in for the question, “If Auba leaves, who should Arsenal sign?” Luka Jovic – 33% Moussa Dembele – 24% Gabriel Jesus – 22% Dries Martens – 11% Sign no one – 10% Thank you for participating in our poll! ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-04-01By gunner1953
    6 days ago
  • Are we focusing on the wrong priorities?
    Would the Premier League really go to the extreme and finish the season playing matches behind closed doors? There are several “theories” floating around the UK that say that is possible. According to the Daily Mail, the league is considering to re-start matches on May 1st, and finish on ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-31By gunner1953
    1 week ago
  • Poll Results: When will Arsenal resume play this season?
    Here are the results from the latest Yankee Gooner poll… When will Arsenal resume play this season? 46.6% – Never, the season will be cancelled 26.8% – May 26.6% – June Thanks for voting! ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-28By gunner1953
    1 week ago
  • Could the Premier League resume in July? A report from London says it will.
    There is a report surfacing tonight in London that the FA, EFL and Premier League are planning to resume the season in July…behind closed doors! According to the exclusive information reported by football.london, the season would cover a four to six week period. Obviously, the goal is to finish ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-28By gunner1953
    1 week ago
  • Can this season still be saved?
    As the coronavirus continues to smack most regions of the world, football executives are still trying to determine if this season can be saved. The underlying problem, no one knows when the pandemic will end, or when will it be appropriate to allow supporters safely back into stadiums once ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-28By gunner1953
    1 week ago
  • My 2020-2021 Arsenal opening day wish list
    There is so much up in the air right now regarding the status of really everything, including football. Will the Premier League season finish, will there be a Champions League, Europa League or FA Cup finals? When will the transfer window open, close? Will there be a preseason? Does ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-27By gunner1953
    2 weeks ago
  • Some of English football’s lower divisions have been cancelled
    The coronavirus continues to play havoc with all facets of our lives, including English football. Today, the English FA decided to cancel all league competitions from the seventh tier down for the remainder of the season. Here is the FA’s statement… “The FA and NLS steps three to ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-26By gunner1953
    2 weeks ago
  • Could Arsenal land Dayot Upamecano this summer?
    The Mirror is reporting Dayot Upamecano, the RB Leipzig defender, has told his club he plans to leave this summer. The 21-year-old Frenchman has been high on the Gunners’ transfer list for several months. His contract expires the summer of 2021, however, no extension has yet to be signed. ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-25By gunner1953
    2 weeks ago
  • Arsenal gives back to the community
    Arsenal has once again showed it is more than a football team, but that the Gunners are also an important member of the Islington neighborhood, and the city of London. A statement from the club released today said, “Arsenal Football Club has never shied away from responding to ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-24By gunner1953
    2 weeks ago
  • Let me hear from you!
    Hey Gooners! I would love to hear what you re doing to pass the time without football during the coronavirus pandemic. Also, do you think it is possible for the Premier League and the FA to be able to finish the Premier League and the FA Cup prior to ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-24By gunner1953
    2 weeks ago
  • More postponements highlight Monday’s football headlines
    European football was hit with two big announcements on Monday, one by UEFA, and the other by the Spanish Football Federation and La Liga. First the UEFA announcement… “As a result of the COVID-19 crisis in Europe, UEFA has today formally taken the decision to postpone ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-24By gunner1953
    2 weeks ago
  • I miss my Arsenal football! 🙁
    How is everyone doing? I hope you and your families are still healthy and have been able to ward off the dreaded coronavirus! All is well at the Yankee Gooner household. We are staying home for the most part, but still sneaking in an occasional round of golf, or ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-20By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • BREAKING NEWS…English football suspended until at least April 30th
    During a video conference meeting today among officials of English football, it was decided football matches will be suspended until at least April 30th. This news is confirmed by the Premier League, EFL and FA. The date for the 2019-2020 season to be complete has ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-19By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • BREAKING NEWS…Euro 2020 postponed until the summer of 2021
    UEFA has decided to postpone the upcoming Euro 2020 tournament and reschedule it for the summer of 2021. This was done to allow more time for the domestic leagues to finish their seasons this summer once medical authorities give the all clear to schedule matches once again. The coronavirus ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-17By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • If the season is over, to whom does Arsenal say goodbye?
    I’m not necessarily a doom and gloom kind of guy, however, this whole coronavirus thing has me very concerned on a lot of levels. First and foremost, my concern is the health of family, friends, community, and the world at large. One can only hope and pray medical science ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-16By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • Monday updates on the Premier League and Mikel Arteta
    This will be a big week for the Premier League as the team owner meet on Thursday to discuss their options to save the 2019-2020 season. There is so much at stake, with so many people and so many dollars involved. Here are the options the owners will ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-16By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • Saturday updates on the coronavirus and the Premier League
    Here are some of the latest news items and quotes regarding the coronavirus impact on football… Mikel Arteta, “Thanks for your words and support. Feeling better already. We’re all facing a huge and unprecedented challenge. Everyone’s health is all that matters right now. Protect easch other by following the ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-14By gunner1953
    3 weeks ago
  • The Premier League postpones all games until at least April 4th
    This is hardly a surprise. Following in the footsteps of other European leagues, the Premier League has decided to shelve their league games until at least April 4th. Here’s the Premier League’s published statement… “Following a meeting of Shareholders today, it was unanimously decided to suspend the Premier League ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-13By gunner1953
    4 weeks ago
  • The coronavirus (COVID-19) hits Arsenal…Mikel Arteta tests positive
    I just got home from a nice dinner with my wife and a few good friends when I opened my Instagram account and saw this headline: “Mikel Arteta has been found positive to coronavirus.” “Are you kidding me,” was my first reaction. My second reaction ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-13By gunner1953
    4 weeks ago
  • Update: The coronavirus impact on European football and American sports
    This story just keeps getting worse, and I fear there will be more bad news ahead. Here’s the latest from European football… La Liga has suspended all games in their top and second tiers for a minimum of two weeks. The Italian Football Federation has ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-12By gunner1953
    4 weeks ago
  • The long road home for Arsenal and other Premier League clubs
    Okay, let’s take a break from the coronavirus news and talk about something a little more fun. Currently, I have to assume Chelsea, Manchester United, Wolves, Sheffield United, Tottenham and Arsenal are the clubs still in play to reach a top 4 or Top 5 finish in the Premier ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-11By gunner1953
    4 weeks ago
  • Arsenal’s match at Manchester City has been postponed due to a coronavirus exposure
    The Gunners will have to wait until later in the season to face Manchester City in their second Premier League match of the season. Following the Olympiakos game in Greece, several members of the Arsenal team shook hands with Olympiacos owner Evangelos Marinakis, who has ... read more
    Source: Yankee GoonerPublished on 2020-03-11By gunner1953
    4 weeks ago