20 04, 2018

Presser shows Arsène blinded to problems

By | 2018-04-20T07:46:15+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Europa League, finances, gooners, Gunners, premier league, press conference, Rant|0 Comments

Some post press conference thoughts on the empty stadiums, subsidised tickets, and player injuries ahead of Arsenal v West Ham

19 04, 2018

Arsène Wenger: Die the hero or live the villain?

By | 2018-04-19T07:30:42+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, History|0 Comments

As Bjork so famously once said: It's oh so quiet...it's oh so still... There's nowt on out to shout about that's for sure. No "we must respond", no "learn our lessons", no reported deep and meaningful team 'heart-to-heart's. Just radio silence. I don't necessarily mind that though. I think everyone associated with Arsenal is just [...]

18 04, 2018

Permutations show how far Arsenal have fallen

By | 2018-04-18T07:44:16+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Europa League, premier league, Rant|0 Comments

It's that time of the year where football fans start to become mathematicians, as they try to calculate the various permutations that could befall their football team. How many points to be assured of safety? How many points to get in to the playoff places? How close are we to the Europa League spots? What [...]

14 04, 2018

Atletico over two legs isn’t ideal

By | 2018-04-14T09:44:51+00:00 April 14th, 2018|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners|0 Comments

Well we now know what we have to overcome in the semi final of the Europa League if we want to win it and be playing Champions League football next season. I'm not going to lie to you and tell you I'm happy about the draw. Since the 4-1 win against CSKA I've been speaking [...]

13 04, 2018

Victory don’t come easy – CSKA v Arsenal

By | 2018-04-13T08:21:56+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Match Review|2 Comments

Morning friends, I hope this Friday finds yo as well as could be, and that those of yo with heart conditions managed to make it through the game yesterday unscathed. Me? Well, let's just say that the air was a bit blue with the sound of the colourful language I was using when that second [...]

12 04, 2018

Özil is the key in Moscow tonight

By | 2018-04-12T07:40:41+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, Tactics|0 Comments

Some thoughts ahead of the second leg quarter final of the Europa League. CSKA Moscow will press high and so we need Özil to find space to create chances.

11 04, 2018

Roma fire a warning shot for Arsenal’s benefit

By | 2018-04-11T07:53:53+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Champions League, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, premier league, referees|0 Comments

If ever there was a metaphorical neon 'warning' light that should have been flashing at London Colney and every Arsenal players house last night, it was demonstrated in the Champions League, but not where we thought. I tuned in to watch Liverpool hang on in the first half and then had some dinner and didn't [...]

7 04, 2018

Wrapping Arsenal players in wool, but not too much, because we want to see them

By | 2018-04-08T13:24:15+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Europa League, injuries, premier league|0 Comments

As we all wait with baited breath on the injury to Mkhitaryan, my mind has already started to shift to tomorrow's game against Southampton and wonder what happens if our Armenian has suffered the suspected medial ligament damage that Arsene spoke about immediately after the game on Thursday night, then it really will be a race [...]

5 04, 2018

Özil and Ramsey inspire a Russian Rout

By | 2018-04-06T07:50:30+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Match Review|0 Comments

A fantastic win, some great performances from Özil and Ramsey, Lacazette back in the goals. What’s there not to be very happy about this Friday morning?

5 04, 2018

Arsenal must start fast against CSKA

By | 2018-04-07T11:01:11+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, Tactics|0 Comments

Some thoughts ahead of the home game for Arsenal against CSKA Moscow, including how I think we need to start - fast.