25 09, 2016

Arsenal are getting their swagger back

By |September 25th, 2016|Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Match Review, premier league|0 Comments

Morning! Isn't it a rather splendid one today, eh? A rather happy, joyous and delightful Sunday is to be had for all Arsenal fans, methinks. That's what you get from an absolutely barnstorming performance by the team against a side with whom we've had some real problems in seasons past. I must admit, I didn't [...]

21 09, 2016

Brilliant display of dominant Arsenal

By |September 21st, 2016|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, League Cup, Match Review, midfield|2 Comments

It's really enjoyable writing a blog after almost everything has gone right in the game on the previous day. I love it. I get to praise, 'big up', congratulate and back-slap. All more preferable than the usual written form of grimacing that comes after a really poor performance. So today, I am a happy Gooner, [...]

21 09, 2016

By |September 21st, 2016|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, League Cup, Match Review, midfield|0 Comments

It's really enjoyable writing a blog after almost everything has gone right in the game on the previous day. I love it. I get to praise, 'big up', congratulate and back-slap. All more preferable than the usual written form of grimacing that comes after a really poor performance. So today, I am a happy Gooner, [...]

18 09, 2016

Three points, flowing football, finding our stride

By |September 18th, 2016|Arsenal FC, Match Review, premier league|2 Comments

Three lovely, juicy, delicious points. Don't you just love them?  It doesn't matter who the team is, or how much form they do or don't have, I always have nerves that we're going to bugger up a result. It's funny because if you looked at all of the games Arsenal have played over the last [...]

14 09, 2016

Bizarre selection decisions rectified against PSG – just

By |September 14th, 2016|analysis, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Champions League, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, midfield, Tactics|0 Comments

How about last night's action for an eventful evening of European football, eh? Where do we even start??? How about pre-game, when the surprise, shock and outrage of Le Boss' team selection left some spiralling into a pit of their own melancholy, whilst others were left simply scratching their heads. After all, the line up [...]

11 09, 2016

Arsenal’s destination better than journey against Saints

By |September 11th, 2016|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, premier league|1 Comment

Sometimes the arrival at a destination is more important than the journey. Which is what football feels like sometimes and yesterday was one of those times, as we laboured terribly to a victory over an organised Southampton team who remained disciplined in their shape. Yesterday's game was like a really crappy journey to a holiday [...]

28 08, 2016

Team balance and dynamic good for Watford win

By |August 28th, 2016|Arsenal, Arsenal Transfers, Attack, Match Review, premier league|1 Comment

I can't tell you how much I've been looking forward to writing this blog today. Having spent a large part of the summer in the transfer doldrums, then seeing our start to the season completely disrupted by injuries and the failure to adequately prepare for the season openers, the tone of my writing hasn't been [...]

21 08, 2016

A draw, more inertia, and Arsène’s bizarre comments

By |August 21st, 2016|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Match Review, premier league|0 Comments

This will probably be a shorter blog than usual, because I'm away with family for the weekend and so have only watched a few of the highlights, so some of the thoughts below are based purely on seeing the result after the game. Broadly speaking, a draw away to the champions is a normally nothing [...]

21 08, 2016

A draw, more inertia, and Arsène’s bizarre comments

By |August 21st, 2016|Arsenal FC, Match Review|0 Comments

This will probably be a shorter blog than usual, because I'm away with family for the weekend and so have only watched a few of the highlights, so some of the thoughts below are based purely on seeing the result after the game. Broadly speaking, a draw away to the champions is a normally nothing [...]

15 08, 2016

No identity, no points, very Arsenal

By |August 15th, 2016|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Defence, gooners, Gunners, injuries, Match Review, premier league, Rant|3 Comments

So. Right. Erm, where does one start after yet another opening day defeat? I genuinely have no idea. Gotta start somewhere though, right?  Perhaps this blog today will be as disjointed as the team felt yesterday in a pretty abject performance. Well, when you concede four at home you have to say it's abject, don't [...]