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, [...]

21 04, 2017

Keeping City guessing the best option for Arsenal

By |April 21st, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, FA Cup, gooners, Gunners, press conference, Tactics|0 Comments

Arsène's pre FA Cup semi final chitter-chatter yesterday was as to be expected. There was the inevitable question asked about his contract and the inevitable response from the manager that he had no update. He also neither confirmed nor denied the Kolasinac rumours, whilst saying the same old same old about contracts for Özil and [...]

20 04, 2017

Club envy, Arsène’s hints and Jack’s long goodbye

By |April 20th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, FA Cup, Formation, gooners, Gunners, injuries, press conference, Tactics|0 Comments

I wonder if Arsène is looking forward to today's press conference at all, not least because it is a detachment from the Premier League which let's face it, has hardly been easy for us in 2017. An opportunity to talk up his decent cup record is probably something of a welcome respite from the likely [...]

15 04, 2017

Arsenal + Alexis = cash, Arsenal + Arsène = rented season tickets

By |April 15th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, contracts, gooners, Gunners, premier league, press conference|0 Comments

Happy Easter Saturday. I spent my Good Friday playing Monopoly with no beer, rum or wine, so I am certainly ready for a little tipple later. And on Sunday. And most definitely on Monday, the day in which Arsenal are at Middlesbrough, who everyone is saying won't give us any problems on their own patch. [...]

14 04, 2017

Creative Arsène contract questions

By |April 14th, 2017|analysis, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, contracts, gooners, Gunners, premier league, press conference|0 Comments

Alright? Happy Good Friday to you, which is probably not quite in keeping with the purpose of Good Friday, but there you go. Last night I sank a bottle and a half of Spanish red, as well as going for a long run this morning, so I'm taking Good Friday as it's intended...penance...or something like [...]

8 04, 2017

Arsene can end the speculation in a second

By |April 8th, 2017|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, contracts, injuries, premier league, press conference|0 Comments

Core blimey, me 'n the Management had one of those "well that escalated quickly" evening, with the help of rum, gin, tonic, vodka and cranberry and Pinot Grigio Blush, last night. Not all together at the same time obviously, but by the taste in my mouth it kind of felt like it. Means I'm somewhat [...]

7 04, 2017

Rocky framework Arsenal can build on

By |April 7th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Defence, gooners, Gunners, premier league, press conference, Tactics|0 Comments

I think we'll be seeing a press conference today, despite the fact that we don't play until Monday, so itll be interesting what Arsène makes of the weekend's action. I don't know about you but it does feel like in 2017 we seem to be playing more 'catch up' on games right at the end [...]

17 03, 2017

Arsène puts up the gloves

By |March 17th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, premier league, press conference, Rant|0 Comments

Arsène had his presser yesterday ahead of West Brom and you can tell that he's started to put the shields on full power right now. Even off the back of a 5-0 (yes, I know it was 'only' Lincoln, but it was a comprehensive win) victory he knew the general atmosphere at the moment isn't [...]

10 03, 2017

Welcome respite? Will the board listen? Will Arsène?

By |March 10th, 2017|analogy, analysis, Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, FA Cup, gooners, Gunners, press conference|0 Comments

Hey friends, how are you doing this Friday, eh? Looking forward to the FA Cup this weekend. Can I tell you something? I am. I really am. You know how commentators often mention that 'this could be a welcome distraction from the league' when talking about teams fighting relegation but still in the cup? Well [...]

3 03, 2017

We need an answer from Wenger and the team

By |March 3rd, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, premier league, press conference|0 Comments

So we finally got a bit of news to chew on yesterday, with Arsène assuming the usual position in front of the furry mics and talking ahead of the game on Saturday. And unsurprisingly, most of the chitter-chatter centred around his contract, to which he also (unsurprisingly) batted away and gave no real indication on [...]