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American guy takes over Arsenal. Nobody knows what it means

Stan Kroenke – it says on his badge

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In a morning that has yielded very little in the way of interesting stuff about football related nonsense, the big news is that an American guy who owns a lot of Arsenal now owns a lot more of Arsenal.

American tycoon, [...]

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EMBARRASSING NAME NEWS

You’ll never guess what Stan Kroenke’s real name is…

A hidden shame revealed

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Since he sprang onto our radar in 2007, after getting involved in a tit-for-tat financial muscle flexing competition with Alisher Usmanov over who can snaffle up the most Arsenal shares, The Spoiler has always known Stan Kroenke as, well, Stan.

It appears, though, that ‘Stan’ [...]

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recruitment

Arsenal look to the MLS for their latest signing

Gunners hoping to fill chief executive role with MLS man

Ivan Gazidis

Earlier this year, Arsenal welcomed Colorado Rapids owner Stan Kroenke to the board, and the club also appear to be poaching their new chief executive from the MLS.

Deputy Commissioner Ivan Gazidis (pictured above) joined the [...]

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WAG of the Day

WAG No. 181: La La Vazquez

The basketball supporting lady with the craziest name in the game

New York DJ, VJ and film star Alani Vazquez is better known in her home nation by the name ‘La La’, presumably due to a fondness for a little-known Ashlee Simpson song. La La appeared in the [...]

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Money Matter$

Arsenal welcome American billionaire to the board

‘Silent Stan’ given a voice at the Emirates

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Arsenal this morning confirmed that American billionaire Stan Kroenke – the gent on the right in the picture above – has been invited onto the board to take a non-executive director role. The owner of the the MLS’ Colorado [...]

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