27 02, 2017

We’ve got one hand left to play at Arsenal

By |February 27th, 2017|analogy, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, finances, gooners, Gunners, Ownership and the board, Rant|3 Comments

Well as expected, Chelski scanned their way to another win, Stoke bent over and presented themselves for crayon-munching Kane to provide them with a metaphorical meat pounding and to complete the faecal matter infused flavour of the weekend, United completely skanked a Southampton team that were the better team throughout. Tonight we can complete the [...]

25 02, 2017

Don’t expect this weekend, but hope for a utopian end of season for Arsenal

By |February 25th, 2017|analogy, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, gooners, Gunners, premier league|0 Comments

Not a lot going on for us today, eh folks? I mean sure, i'll be you're filling your day with all manner of interesting things, but i'd be surprised if they are Arsenal-related thing, what with us not playing until Saturday evening against Liverpool. Me? I'm going to see if you really can get a [...]

24 02, 2017

Ditch your hierarchies, Arsène

By |February 24th, 2017|analysis, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Attack, gooners, Gunners, premier league, Tactics|1 Comment

Do you know what's strange? In life, my family and particularly The Management, often comment about how easy going I am sometimes. I'm quite happy to let a lot of things - not everything, but a lot - just pass me by without too much stress. I'm quite positive about life in general.  Arsenal is [...]

23 02, 2017

King Santi might be dead, long live the next king?

By |February 23rd, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, gooners, Gunners, injuries, midfield|0 Comments

Woke up this morning like: "Yep, still in the Arsenal interlull" Man, for a team that regularly winds me up and has me vowing to put less emotional investment in them, they sure do manage to rope me back in with alarming regularity. I suppose that's a good thing: it shows the fondness I have [...]

22 02, 2017

What Wembley means; Lucas takes on Arsène’s hierarchy

By |February 22nd, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, FA Cup, History, premier league|0 Comments

This is a weird old time at the moment. Weird because we have a week and a half without the Arsenal, but because it isn't an interlull, every other fan of a team is counting down the days until the weekend and seeing their team play, so we just have to sort of twiddle our [...]

20 02, 2017

Don’t Wrexham our chances up, Arsenal

By |February 20th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, FA Cup, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, Tactics|0 Comments

Did some family stuff this weekend, so whilst I managed to catch a little bit of football and did a little bit of reading, it was fairly minimal, knowing that our game was this evening. I didn't even realise that the draw had already taken place as I drove home with The Management last night. [...]

18 02, 2017

Jovial Arsène sounding out an exit strategy

By |February 18th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, contracts, FA Cup, gooners, Gunners, History, press conference|0 Comments

Well now, that was an interesting press conference yesterday, wasn't it? I've got to be honest, I didn't think there'd be much of note to come out of the presser yesterday and I wondered if Arsène would be tetchy and downbeat, but he seemed rather jovial given the performance of his team in midweek. There [...]

17 02, 2017

Take Eek over Apathy with new Arsenal manager

By |February 17th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, FA Cup, gooners, Gunners, History, press conference, soccer|0 Comments

Morning. I've woken up to a feeling that I thought I wouldn't get for at least another couple of days. I'm over the Bayern defeat already.  Perhaps it's because I always knew we weren't good enough. Perhaps it's because I vented my spleen on my blog yesterday. Perhaps I'm just so bored with Arsenal I [...]

16 02, 2017

Abject Arsenal players are a disgrace to the shirt

By |February 16th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Champions League, Defence, Match Review, midfield, Rant, Tactics|1 Comment

I am appalled. I am appalled at the travesty of a performance that we witnessed yesterday. In Championship Manager they used to have a saying which involved describing you team as 'running out of superlatives to describe'. What is the exact opposite of that? What is the antithesis of running out of nice things to [...]

12 02, 2017

Ox runs the show against Hull

By |February 12th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, midfield, premier league, referees, Tactics|2 Comments

On a cold, snowy/slushy Saturday lunchtime, Arsenal laboured to a 2-0 victory that will have hardly inspired any of us to think that some kind of minor miracle will take place between now and May.  But do you know what? It doesn't matter. It doesn't matter because all that we should really be concerned with [...]