The way people perceive football clubs and their fortunes is primarily down to results. Win games and everything in the garden is rosy; lose them and it's easy to see problems in any direction you look.
At the moment Arsenal are in a situation where the garden looks far from rosy, and if there was a single word to describe what's going on, you might plump for "uncertainty."
There's the issue of Arsene Wenger and his future. His contract expires in June. The club have offered a two-year extension,...
Everton great Alex Young has died in Edinburgh at the age of 80.
The Scot, who won the title with the club in 1963 and the FA Cup three years later, earned the nickname "The Golden Vision."
He made 273 appearances, having joined from Hearts in 1960, and scored 87 times before departing for Glentoran in 1968.
"We are all very sad and will miss him terribly," said Young's son, Alex Junior, on the Everton website. "He passed away peacefully with my mum by his side at a small hospital close to Edinburgh.