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2 02, 2016

Debuchy deal good for all; Arsenal need to get back on the winning wagon

By |February 2nd, 2016|analysis, Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

So after all the hype, all the over-the-top Sky Sports blustering, all of the pomp and everything being turned yellow, the transfer deadline day (no, I’m not capitalising it) turned out to be what it is every season: an exercise in how to get overexcited. 

I’ve got to tell you, I was glad we weren’t involved, […]

20 01, 2016

Monreal is a fan case study for patience

By |January 20th, 2016|analysis, Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, contracts, Defence|0 Comments

With Monreal the man of the moment, having just signed a new deal with the club, it seems churlish of me to talk about anything other than our Basque left back. Of course I am pleased and delighted that one of our most consistent performers of the season will be at the club with a […]

12 01, 2016

Heavy Metal vs Classical tomorrow at Anfield, but this time the symphony should be stronger than previous encounters

By |January 12th, 2016|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, FA Cup, gooners, Gunners, premier league, press conference|0 Comments

So, where better to start today, than the announcement that we’ll face Burnley away from home in the fourth round of the FA Cup. Personally and for purely selfish reasons, I’d have fancied Burnley away, as I’ve got a mate up there and last season The Management and I had a decent road trip up […]

8 01, 2016

An Alexis precaution and a LANS flavoured cake

By |January 8th, 2016|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, FA Cup, gooners, Gunners, injuries, Rant|0 Comments

Arsène delivered an update on the status of the squads health yesterday and, to nobodies surprise, there wasn’t really anything to update. Arteta, Rosicky and Alexis are the closest and none are available for the weekend. The real irritating one from that three is Alexis, but given Arsène mentioned that it was just precautionary, hopefully […]

5 01, 2016

We’re doing the right things in January

By |January 5th, 2016|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, FA Cup, gooners, Gunners, injuries|0 Comments

As is always the way when you reach the middle part of a week in between fixtures, all seems to be relatively quiet in London Colney at the moment, which I have no real issue with to be honest. Last night The Management asked which day Arsenal are playing on this midweek, then seemed quite […]

30 12, 2015

Arsenal see the new year on top, with a signing to boost the fans

By |December 30th, 2015|Arsenal, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, gooners, Gunners, midfield, premier league, press conference|0 Comments

So, it has been confirmed that we will be top of the league come New Year’s Day, after the two City’s – Leicester and Manchester – failed to score and ended with a 0-0 stalemate. It’s the best possible result that we could have hoped for, in truth, because a Moneychester win would have put […]

17 12, 2015

Players feel the same boosts as us with transfers, but you need to get it right

By |December 17th, 2015|analysis, Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, gooners, Gunners, injuries, press conference|0 Comments

It’s all very quiet at the moment. Perhaps you would expect this though, given the fact we play on Monday, which is why we see only the occasional titbit of information from the official site. Today’s informational advent calendar chocolate equivalent is Jack Wilshere for me (I say ‘for me’ because it was probably released […]

7 12, 2015

Legislating for a lack of creatives isn’t easy at Arsenal

By |December 7th, 2015|Arsenal, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, gooners, Gunners, injuries, midfield|0 Comments

As far as weekend’s go, in terms of our result and in context of results for other teams around us, we can all be quite happy with our lot this Monday morning as I type. Liverpool, City, United and the Spuds all dropped points. Sure, Leicester kept up their winning habits, but let’s let them […]

1 12, 2015

A timely Alexis breather? How about a flexible transfer window just for Arsenal?

By |December 1st, 2015|Arsenal, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Attack, gooners, Gunners, History, injuries, premier league|0 Comments

Time is a good healer. I feel less peturbed about the lacklustre performance on Sunday now than I did yesterday. I’m still – nor do I ever will be – at the stage where I’m spinning this in to a more positive outlook like Arsène did when he said “at least we didn’t lose”, but […]

23 11, 2015

Coquelin’s plight means Arsène must act – quickly

By |November 23rd, 2015|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Champions League, gooners, Gunners, injuries, press conference, Rant|0 Comments

The team news from Arsène will be revealed at some point today ahead of the Champions League game against Dinamo Zagreb, but there’s only one real piece of news we’re all nervously awaiting: the immediate fate of Francis Coquelin.

Perhaps foolishly, I pushed myself in to believing that it would not be as bad as first […]