18 10, 2017

Big Per, Arsène, they don’t get ‘marginal gains’

By | 2017-10-18T07:26:18+00:00 October 18th, 2017|analysis, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Defence, gooners, Gunners, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

In an effort to full integrate with the Arsène Wenger regime, Big Per has spoken in the wake of yet another avoidable defeat, saying that the team mustn't listen to what others say and only look at themselves after a performance like Saturday's. Hmm. Now where have I heard that before? Oh yes, it feels [...]

17 10, 2017

Arsenal goalkeeping woes – the empire continues crumbling

By | 2017-10-17T07:45:41+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Defence, gooners, Gunners, History, premier league, Rant|0 Comments

Perhaps it's just me. Perhaps I'm just seeing things that aren't there. But after yet another familiar defeat for The Arsenal, things seem to fall under the microscope a little more, as every Arsenal fan becomes more introspective over where the team is failing. Today it feels like the goalkeeping and after 7amkickoff did his [...]

15 10, 2017

Boring Arsenal fold at Watford

By | 2017-10-15T09:55:17+00:00 October 15th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, injuries, Match Review, midfield, premier league, Rant|2 Comments

As soon as the last gasp winner was thrashed home by Tom Cleverly to give Watford their first win at home against us in donkeys years, I switched off the TV, went in to the kitchen and finished making food. I then had a thoroughly enjoyable evening where football wasn't the topic of conversation for [...]

14 10, 2017

Xhaka with space could be the difference against Watford

By | 2017-10-14T09:13:02+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, injuries, Match Preview, midfield, premier league|0 Comments

I don't really know what to make of tonight's game. There's part of me that looks at the form we were in before the international break and think that yes, we're on a good run and we should beat Watford, but even though that is the case there are a couple of nagging doubts I [...]

13 10, 2017

Injuries kicking in -Full Arsenal style

By | 2017-10-13T08:04:49+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, contracts, Defence, injuries, premier league, press conference|0 Comments

Morning folks. Lots of juicy Arsenal stuff to talk about today, so let's get right down to it, starting from where I left off yesterday which was that Arsène confirmed what Özil's agent said which was that talks were going well. of course we'd hardly expect the manager to say "it's a faaaaaacking shambles actually. We [...]

10 10, 2017

Defensive rotation at Arsenal – but are they ready?

By | 2017-10-10T08:10:18+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Defence, gooners, Gunners, injuries, Internationals, Tactics|0 Comments

Last night as Wales' World Cup Qualifying campaign drew to a close I spared a thought for poor ol' Aaron Ramsey. A good player who should probably be somebody who gets to showcase his skills at a World Cup finals, was denied victory by the reprobate that is James McClean, a player who I think [...]

2 10, 2017

Nothing wrong with a routine Arsenal display

By | 2017-10-02T08:20:44+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, midfield, premier league|0 Comments

I thought yesterday was the archetypal 'routine' win for Arsenal yesterday which, given how tired I was feeling after a heavy night of booze and karaoke followed by an early get up for The Arsenal, is no bad thing. One set piece free kick against the woodwork in the first half aside, we controlled possession [...]

29 09, 2017

Arsenal bring back the fun in Borisov

By | 2017-09-29T07:35:45+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, Tactics|0 Comments

Well I must say I thoroughly enjoyed parts of yesterday's game. I say 'parts' because the ridiculous nature of the games being played at 6pm in away ties means that I was just finishing work as the match kicks off. I can also assure you that attempting to watch the game whilst hurtling along a [...]

26 09, 2017

Laca looks ‘Wrighty’, Alexis looks too individual against Baggies

By | 2017-09-26T07:13:20+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, midfield, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

A win to set the week off is always a good thing. A win with a clean sheet is also very delightful. A win I. Which your star striker bags a brace is also something to savour. So on a relatively balmy night in North London yesterday evening, I'm pleased that it's just what was [...]

21 09, 2017

Job done for Arsenal, little more

By | 2017-09-21T07:35:57+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, injuries, League Cup, Match Review, midfield|1 Comment

I wouldn't have described yesterday's victory against Doncaster Rovers as 'thrilling'. Nor would I put it down as 'comprehensive'. It was certainly a win and safe passage to the fourth round against Norwich at The Emirates, but it was hardly a humdinger of a cup tie, was it? As expected Arsène rotated his whole team [...]