24 06, 2017

Don’t always believe ‘Sky sources’ – even with Lacazette

By | 2017-06-24T09:08:56+00:00 June 24th, 2017|Arsenal, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Attack, gooners, Gunners, History, pre season|6 Comments

Another off season Saturday rolls into town and another rumour takes centre stage with Arsenal and after a week in which people have started to get excited about Mbappe, somebody has decided that this weekend is Lacazette speculation weekend, with multiple sources including the famous 'Sky sources' having their say that a €50million (£44million) deal [...]

23 06, 2017

Mbappe deal makes me think of Bergkamp and Sol

By | 2017-06-23T08:16:22+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, gooners, Gunners, History, pre season|4 Comments

Another day and another Kylian Mbappe story, as each journalist desperately tries to re-hash the same transfer, but with a new spin on it. We've had the initial interest, the 'Wenger in France', the Real Madrid intrigue, the 'family member talks' and now we're at what is usually the final stages, which is the 'increasingly [...]

22 06, 2017

Kylian treats us like the ugly cousin

By | 2017-06-22T07:38:06+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Attack, contracts, gooners, Gunners, History, pre season, premier league|2 Comments

Hey folks, how's it going? Y'all in a good mood? Y'all super psyched at the launch of the new home kit? Well I guess there's nothing else really happening, so I suppose it's all we could ponder over yesterday, wasn't it? Personally it's not really something I'll bother with because football kits are far too [...]

21 06, 2017

It’s hot and quiet but at least Giroud stays

By | 2017-06-21T07:35:29+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Attack, gooners, Gunners, History, pre season, premier league|0 Comments

It's a hot one today. Some say the hottest in the south east since 1976 which, if you weren't alive to experience it, is all older people like your parents talk about whenever you talk about whether or not we'll have a decent summer in this country. Ahh well, you see whatever they say about [...]

20 06, 2017

Ox news worries as the clock ticks

By | 2017-06-20T08:01:23+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Attack, contracts, finances, gooners, Gunners, History, pre season, premier league|0 Comments

Can I tell you what I don't like? I don't like it when players who seemed to have turned a corner at the club are suddenly linked strongly with moves away. I am, of course, talking about Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain who has now been linked with three of the top four Premier League clubs this season. [...]

16 06, 2017

Where’s Arsenal’s catalyst?

By | 2017-06-16T07:59:10+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Attack, contracts, gooners, Gunners, History, pre season, Transfers|0 Comments

It's Friday, it's approaching the weekend, and it's awfully quiet out there in Arsenal land.  Too quiet. The kind of quiet that starts it all off. The worry. The fear. "What happens if we go the whole summer having only picked up a left back on a free transfer?" Kind of quiet. True, it's still [...]

14 06, 2017

The perfect Arsenal fixture list

By | 2017-06-14T07:42:13+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Arsenal FC, gooners, Gunners, History, premier league|1 Comment

Morning all. We're in something resembling a summer at the moment and I must say, if I didn't have to wear a suit and spend the best part of the day in an office where I can't see the sky, I'd probably be delighted about it.  But I can't. So I guess that's just life. [...]

13 06, 2017

What does Wenger have to do?

By | 2017-06-13T07:56:23+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Formation, gooners, Gunners, History, Ownership and the board, premier league|0 Comments

As I made my usual walk towards Uxbridge tube station this morning I started to think about Arsène and how much he has fallen from the pedestal that I put him on in my mind. I started to think about how a man who I once hoped could manage us forever, is now a guy [...]

29 05, 2017

Keep on basking, Gooners

By | 2017-05-29T09:52:17+00:00 May 29th, 2017|Arsenal FC, FA Cup, History, soccer|0 Comments

The great thing about having the FA Cup final after the season has finished, is that we all get to prolong the basking a little bit longer and we get to have some positive memories to take away with us, for which I am rather glad you know. I'm still revelling in that display and [...]

27 05, 2017

Odds stacked against us, but hope remains on Cup final day

By | 2017-05-27T08:40:27+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Defence, FA Cup, Formation, gooners, Gunners, History, Match Preview, midfield, Tactics|0 Comments

So here we are. We've arrived at what is now the single most important day of the season and it's a day that will quite literally be season defining: the FA Cup Final. A win will have seen this shambles of a season end with some semblance of positivity about it. A win would give [...]