27 04, 2017

Gritty Arsenal find a way against Leicester. Just.

By |April 27th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, premier league|0 Comments

Three on the bounce feels lovely this morning doesn't it? It certainly felt good when I knew the game was over and on the surface, this new formation looks decent, with three victories and an Arsenal team that look like they're building their confidence to play it more and more with each game. Whether it's [...]

26 04, 2017

Wing backs are key against Leicester tonight 

By |April 26th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

Midweek match day. An opportunity to break up the monotony of the working week with a spot of Arsenal and if the footballing gods are with us, hopefully a victory to add the gloss to the weekend semi final win. It's a resurrected Leicester City who come to town and despite the fact we haven't [...]

25 04, 2017

3-5-2 has different paths for Hector and Giroud

By |April 25th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, FA Cup, premier league, press conference, Tactics|1 Comment

There's no time to savour the result from the weekend as Arsenal already have one of the remaining league games left tomorrow evening against a reinvigorated Craig Shakespeare. So it's an Arsène Wenger pre match presser today and that means we'll get an update as to whether he'll stick or twist on the starting XI, [...]

24 04, 2017

Battle and bottle back for The Arsenal

By |April 24th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Defence, FA Cup, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Review|0 Comments

This season the players have - rightly in my opinion - been chastised for some of their performance and at times the perceived lack of effort they deliver for Arsenal football club. We've seen too many under par performances and that has led to widespread condemnation. So it only seems fair that this morning that [...]

19 04, 2017

Poor Jacky; will a formation change alter summer plans?

By |April 19th, 2017|analysis, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, contracts, Defence, Formation, gooners, Gunners, premier league|0 Comments

Poor old Jacky Wilshere, eh? If reports are to be believed he's gone and smashed his legs to pieces again, which leaves him absent for the final run in, returning to Arsenal early and probably even more up in the air about his future. Timing wise it's an absolute stinker. He has 12 months left [...]

18 04, 2017

The boost every Arsenal fan needed

By |April 18th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Defence, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, midfield, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

A football match was won last night. By Arsenal. Away from home. I'd almost forgotten about what that felt like. Middlesbrough were the side dispatched and now in the cold light of day you can say with some comfort that they are probably almost definitely going down. Arsenal were hardly immense and at times we [...]

17 04, 2017

Repair the damage for next week’s semi final 

By |April 17th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, FA Cup, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, midfield, premier league|1 Comment

The second Monday night football of the season provides us with a chance to at least get back to some kind of winning ways ahead of next weekend's FA Cup semi final and I must say that if we can't turn over a Middlesbrough side who are in freefall from the Premier League at the [...]

16 04, 2017

Floating debris season, so transfer guff is becoming interesting

By |April 16th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Defence, gooners, Gunners, premier league, Transfers|0 Comments

I want to say 'no real favours done for us again' on yesterday's results, but the reality is that we didn't really have an team around us to be too concerned with right now. City are disappearing off in to the difference, the scummy lot round the corner have already gone, whilst Liverpool and United [...]

11 04, 2017

Palace – Arsenal players’ silent revolt 

By |April 11th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, midfield, premier league, Rant, Tactics|1 Comment

As I listened to the chants of "you're not fit to wear the shirt" from our fans at the Palace ground in the away end, I asked the question to Ben - who has become somewhat of an Arsenal therapist in the last couple of seasons - is it me or is this like the [...]

10 04, 2017

Arsenal need to be wary of Palace’s counter

By |April 10th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, midfield, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

Just as I expected when I wrote my blog on Saturday morning, pretty much everybody above and below us in the Premier League won over the weekend, which means only victory tonight against Palace will see us tread water. It's a difficult situation to be in that's for sure. The opponents will also make it [...]