LATEST NEWS & VIEWS
STATEMENT: Black Scarf Movement says no new contract for Arsene Wenger
22 March 2017
A new approach is needed at Arsenal. Read more...
Time for Change - have your say against Norwich
26 April 2016
Arsenal has gone stale. This is a chance for fans to have their say. Read more...
BSM applauds Swansea City's "True to 22" initiative
8 July 2015
This coming season, Swansea City will subsidise ticket prices for all away Premier League matches, meaning fans will pay no more than £22 to see their team play. Read more...
A better deal for matchgoing fans
20 February 2015
Today, three leading Arsenal fans’ organisations and the club’s main fanzine wrote to Arsenal CEO Ivan Gazidis, asking for a meeting to discuss how we can get a better deal for matchgoing fans. Read more...
What will the new Premier League TV deal mean for fans?
11 February 2015
On the back of the Premier League's announcement of a new TV broadcast rights deal, we look at what should be done to benefit matchgoing supporters. Read more...
Black Scarf Movement welcome Arsenal's price freeze announcement
16 January 2015
Reaction to today's announcement from Arsenal regarding ticket prices for next season. Read more...
Arsenal fans unite and call for the club to pay London Living Wage
16 October 2014
Following previous pleas for Arsenal to pay matchday staff the London Living Wage, Arsenal fans have joined forces to once again push the issue. Read more...
Arsenal's Black Scarf Movement opposes Premier League plans for overseas matches
11 October 2014
Following reports that the Premier League is once again looking at a money making round of matches abroad, we state our position on these proposals. Read more...
Results of the BSM 2014 summer survey
16 September 2014
The results of our 2014 summer survey are now in. Over 11,500 Arsenal fans had a say in what has again been the biggest Arsenal summer survey; you can see the results here. Read more...
Hot topics at The Arsenal: survey results
3 April 2014
The results of our recent short survey are in, and it was a great response with over 8,100 Arsenal fans having their say. Read more...
BSM on the Thames Part 2: tickets on sale NOW!
3 March 2014
Following the success of our first boat party in August and demand from many wanting another, we're holding our next party at the end of March. Tickets are on sale now! Read more...
Following another lacklustre transfer window, Arsenal should cancel their planned 3% price increase
1 February 2014
Another transfer window comes and goes, and our bank balance continues to grow. Which is why Arsenal should cancel the planned 3% price increase. Read more...
Loyal fans set to lose out (again) as Arsenal charge top price for Bayern Munich match
28 January 2014
We understand that Arsenal are set to charge Category A ticket prices for the forthcoming match against Bayern Munich. Here is our reaction to this news. Read more...
Black Scarf Movement calls on Arsenal to "do the right thing" following FA Cup draw
26 January 2014
A statement from the BSM following today's FA Cup draw, which saw us given a home tie against Liverpool.
Arsenal not interested in reciprocal pricing deals for away fans
17 December 2013
Liverpool supporters' union Spirit of Shankly has written to all Premier League clubs, asking them to commit to a reciprocal pricing deal on away ticket prices. Arsenal (eventually) gave a negative response. Read more...
Arsenal announce 3% ticket price increase: a statement from the Black Scarf Movement
13 December 2013
Today Arsenal announced a 3% ticket price increase for the 2014-15 season. Read more...
Arsenal's Black Scarf Movement supports the 'No to Hull Tigers' campaign
13 December 2013
We are backing the campaign by supporters of Hull City, against the renaming of their club. Read more...
Heavy-handed stewarding at Emirates: we want to hear from you
27 November 2013
Following recent reports from many fans about over-zealous stewarding at Arsenal, we ask that you get in touch so we can take this up with the club. Read more...
Results of the Emirates Stadium atmosphere survey
20 November 2013
Over 17,000 Arsenal fans took part in our survey focusing on the matchday atmosphere at Emirates Stadium.
Emirates Stadium atmosphere survey
31 October 2013
The recent Capital One Cup match with Chelsea has once again raised the issue of the matchday atmosphere at Emirates Stadium. We've put together a short survey which we'd like all Arsenal fans to complete. Read more...
Arsenal fan groups request meeting with Stan Kroenke
10 October 2013
Recently the four main Supporters' Groups at Arsenal came together, to make a formal written request to Stan Kroenke that he holds a meeting with Arsenal fan groups; the meeting he promised when taking over Arsenal. Read more...
Newcastle United looking to implement £20 away tickets deal
9 October 2013
Hot on the heels of the Premier League putting aside a £4m fund for clubs to help away supporters, Newcastle United are looking to put in place a reciprocal deal with other clubs. Read more...
Subsidy for away fans following BSM / AST campaigns
26 September 2013
Arsenal have announced a discount on the price of away tickets for Premier League matches this season. This follows campaigning by leading Arsenal supporters' groups. Read more...
Premier League money for away fans
22 August 2013
We have been made aware that the Premier League is passing on £4m a year for the next 3 years, to help clubs make life better for fans travelling to away games. Read more...
The BSM write to Ivan Gazidis, expressing "deep concern"
18 August 2013
Having closely monitored activity at Arsenal over the course of this summer, we have today written to Arsenal Chief Executive Ivan Gazidis. The letter expresses our concerns as a group, and those of Arsenal fans in general.
BSM on the 'Bergkamp Wonderland' podcast
2 August 2013
Three committee members from the BSM were asked to appear on this podcast and were happy to take part. Find out a bit about the podcast and how you can hear it. Read more...
BSM on the Thames: tickets on sale!
16 July 2013
You can now buy tickets for our party on the Thames in August. Read more...
BSM on the Thames
11 July 2013
We're holding a party on the Thames before our match against Fulham. Read more...
Black Scarf Movement: 2012-13 End of season survey results
1 July 2013
An unprecedented response to our end of season survey. Find out the results here. Read more...
Our meeting with the Premier League over ticket prices
20 June 2013
Details of the protest against ticket pricing on 19 June, and the meeting with the Premier League and representatives of other clubs. Read more...
Demonstration at Premier League and Football League
5 June 2013
On 19 June, football fans are to unite and demonstrate against the spiralling costs of attending football matches. Read more...
2012-13 end of season survey
29 May 2013
Our 2012-13 end of season survey has now been sent to all members of Where Has Our Arsenal Gone. We'd be grateful for your thoughts. Read more...
Arsenal's ticketing announcements for 2013-14
7 May 2013
News about the introduction of a 'Young Guns' enclosure, a new Ticket Exchange scheme, and our views on both. Read more...
Loyalty doesn't pay at Arsenal
4 February 2013
Our letter to Ivan Gazidis prompted one of our members to get in touch, and let us know about when he wrote to the Arsenal Chief Executive in October. Read more...
Where Has Our Arsenal Gone calls for further measures, following price freeze announcement
29 January 2013
Our response to the club's news on freezing ticket prices for the 2013-14 season. Read more...
Fans unite against away match ticket pricing
28 January 2013
We have recently been in discussions with Liverpool supporters' group Spirit of Shankly, and will be attending a Football Supporters Federation meeting this week. Read more...
Gazidis letter: Arsenal responds to the BSM
24 January 2013
Following our letter to Ivan Gazidis on ticket pricing, the ticketing review and prices for next season, the club has responded. Read this response, and our reply. Read more...
BSM mid-season survey results
12 January 2013
The results of our mid-season survey have ben collated, and we can now share the results with you. Read more...
BSM writes to Gazidis, calling for price freeze and more measures to help hard-pressed fans
10 January 2013
We have written to Ivan Gazidis on ticket pricing - touching on the ticketing review he oversaw last year as well as pricing for next season. Read more...