15 05, 2016

Arsenal; Finish this off with a flurry against Villa

By |May 15th, 2016|Arsenal FC, Match Preview, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

So here we are at last. It's the final game of the 2015/16 season and what started out as one in which I thought we really would win the league this year, petered out as it usually does for Arsenal after Christmas. Our inconsistency has cost us and our injury problems have crippled us, but [...]

29 04, 2016

A new midfield style to be forged in final three games?

By |April 29th, 2016|Arsenal, injuries, midfield, Tactics|0 Comments

Yesterday Arsene gave an update on the players available at the weekend and wouldn't you know it, for the first time since the end of last season, everyone suddenly seems fully fit. Isn't that just the most Arsenal news of all time? Three matches before the end of the season, when everything is done and [...]

25 04, 2016

Insipid Arsenal and Arsene’s baffling selection decisions at Sunderland

By |April 25th, 2016|analysis, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, premier league, Rant, Tactics|2 Comments

Inspid was the first word that came to my mind after yesterday's display and I've already seen a number of Arsenal fans use it, so clearly I'm not alone in my view of how this Arsenal team failed again to show any kind of drive, any kind of belief and quite frankly looked like they [...]

24 04, 2016

Interesting selection choices for Arsene at Sunderland

By |April 24th, 2016|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

With Moneychester City smashing Stoke yesterday at the Etihad, it pretty much means that they have an additional point over us with their superior goal difference. So whilst a point today would take us level with them, we really should be aiming for all three, because I think we need a gap between us by [...]

22 04, 2016

Routine home win brings about ‘Elneny+1’ questions

By |April 22nd, 2016|analysis, Arsenal, Arsenal FC, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, midfield, premier league, Tactics|2 Comments

That performance yesterday was what the Palace game was supposed to look like on Sunday, wasn't it? As the twighlight draws upon another season and Arsenal games begin to run out with little to play for, the team dispatches a mid-table side without any real song and dance, to which we finally get to draw [...]

17 04, 2016

Stifle the pace of Palace out wide & secure third, Arsenal

By |April 17th, 2016|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

Well wouldn't you know it, one minute you're an Arsenal fan thinking "season over, we won't win the league now", then the next minute Moneychester City have dispatched Chelski, Liverpool and City have a genuine chance of European league glory and suddenly the fourth place trophy doesn't even look like it might secure European football! [...]

12 04, 2016

What does the rest of the season mean for you?

By |April 12th, 2016|Arsenal FC, Defence, gooners, Gunners, midfield, Tactics|4 Comments

Genuine question there that I'd love to get some comments on from anybody tuning in today. We've had the Champions League come and go (which to be honest most of us must have thought that would happen anyway after the draw), we've seen a chance for FA Cup glory melt away after a lacklustre home [...]

10 04, 2016

A very Arsenal implosion against West Ham

By |April 10th, 2016|analysis, Arsene Wenger, Match Review, premier league, Rant, Tactics|0 Comments

So today we all wake up after Arsenal's title dreams unofficially died against West ham at Upton Park. Unlike Highbury, there was to be no 'last London derby game at ground' revenge we could extract on a very well organised West Ham team. Well, they were well organised for the second half, anyway. Because at [...]

9 04, 2016

West Ham away: keep the flicker of hope alive, Arsenal

By |April 9th, 2016|Arsenal FC, Match Preview, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

An early kick off today means that in but a few hours, we will know if Arsenal's league title fate is all but over, or still flickering with life. A trip to Upton Park has rarely been so daunting: West Ham have dispatched nearly all of the top teams in the Premier League at home, [...]

31 03, 2016

Elneny and Wilshere – the dream (and unlikely) partnership?

By |March 31st, 2016|analysis, Arsenal, gooners, injuries, midfield, premier league, Tactics|1 Comment

You know how the phrase 'the calm before the storm' relates to something bad about to happen? Well I hope that today's complete dearth of anything interesting Arsenal-related does not follow the same path, because there is right now, literally nothing worth talking about. I'm not in the slightest bit interested in transfer guff at [...]