13 08, 2017

A lovely weekend for Gooners, despite Alexis situation

By | 2017-08-13T09:07:59+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Attack, gooners, Gunners, premier league, soccer|0 Comments

This is shaping up to be quite the weekend, football results wise, eh?  I decided to go for a long run yesterday afternoon and when I started my run I switched the radio on via my phone and started to jog just as Liverpool went 3-2 up. I thought "screw this, last thing I want [...]

12 08, 2017

Giroud’s worth proven In bonkers game

By | 2017-08-12T09:40:55+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, injuries, Match Review, premier league, soccer|1 Comment

Well that was just flipping bizarre. How do you analyse that game last night? How can you make any kind of assessment that makes any kind of sense of what transpired yesterday evening, then use it to work out whether we're basically in the sh*t this season, or whether we'll be alright? I guess the [...]

11 08, 2017

Do we have enough at Arsenal? For tonight? The season?

By | 2017-08-11T08:10:08+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, midfield, premier league|1 Comment

It's match day. I'll be there tonight to see Arsenal as the Friday night curtain raiser against Leicester City and when the whistle goes I'll be roaring on my - and our - team against the Champions of two years ago. Is the squad ready for the whole season? Not in my opinion, because Arsène [...]

10 08, 2017

Sell Alexis. Now.

By | 2017-08-10T07:35:37+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Attack, premier league, press conference|1 Comment

I know Arsène remains steadfast in his public comments about Alexis Sanchez, and that the latest 'injury' to the player has come at a very coincidental time, but am I the only one thinking: Tempt PSG into a large bid. ??? He's not signing a new deal, I'd rather lose him now and reinvest the [...]

9 08, 2017

Friday games to break opening day hoodoo?

By | 2017-08-09T07:56:08+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, premier league, press conference, Tactics|0 Comments

These Friday games, eh? It's like some sort of footballing jet lag with press conferences on a Wednesday, the match on a Friday after a long gruelling week of work and the decisions on whether to drink in the City or closer to The Emirates, all conspiring to make this the most unusual of season [...]

8 08, 2017

Neither hope nor despair for Arsenal’s new season

By | 2017-08-08T08:05:14+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, pre season, premier league|0 Comments

Morning folks. Hope you're feeling good today, with just four days remaining until the start of the season, in which I've got to be honest it has absolutely flown by.  I've rather enjoyed my time off. I'm not quite chomping at the bit yet though; probably because I'm unsure what to make of this Arsenal [...]

7 08, 2017

Morale booster ahead of the real stuff for Arsenal

By | 2017-08-07T10:25:48+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Attack, contracts, Defence, friendly, gooners, Gunners, injuries, Match Review, midfield, pre season|0 Comments

Victory in the 'Jose Treble' cup assured yesterday, our second trophy of pre season and a cast iron GUARANTEE that we will win the league, league cup, FA Cup and Europa League, all without dropping any points or conceding any goals. Or not. Before the game we were all clear that you can't read too [...]

6 08, 2017

Xhaka/Ramsey connection most important for Community Shield

By | 2017-08-06T09:47:59+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Attack, friendly, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, pre season, Tactics|0 Comments

It's Community Shield day today and although I'll be out and unlikely to be able to watch it, I'll be keeping a close eye on the game, because it is the final dress rehearsal before the real stuff next week.  It'll be a tough game today. Chelsea will be ready for us and I am [...]

4 08, 2017

Resolution from Arsenal on Alexis is admirable but foolhardy

By | 2017-08-04T08:00:48+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Attack, gooners, Gunners, pre season, press conference|0 Comments

Hey folks, hope you're all alreet? I had a charity casino night last night, so a few Sol's and some Chateuneuf du Pape are conspiring to make me feel very old and very tired ahead of a day in the Big Smoke.  Arsenal-wise, however, there is the freshness of a new season upon us and [...]

1 08, 2017

Lucas Perez abroad; Kroenke in a cannon

By | 2017-08-01T07:31:48+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Attack, gooners, Gunners, pre season, Rant|0 Comments

Tuesday comes and it's a Tuesday that isn't seeing too much happening on the 'ins' our 'outs' front, it seems, and it's fair to say we're getting close to crunch time for Arsenal.  Lucas Perez is being rumoured with a move to Newcastle and whilst I think that would be a good thing for both [...]