17 04, 2017

Repair the damage for next week’s semi final 

By |April 17th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, FA Cup, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, midfield, premier league|1 Comment

The second Monday night football of the season provides us with a chance to at least get back to some kind of winning ways ahead of next weekend's FA Cup semi final and I must say that if we can't turn over a Middlesbrough side who are in freefall from the Premier League at the [...]

16 04, 2017

Floating debris season, so transfer guff is becoming interesting

By |April 16th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Defence, gooners, Gunners, premier league, Transfers|0 Comments

I want to say 'no real favours done for us again' on yesterday's results, but the reality is that we didn't really have an team around us to be too concerned with right now. City are disappearing off in to the difference, the scummy lot round the corner have already gone, whilst Liverpool and United [...]

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 [...]

12 04, 2017

Desire to win – take it before it goes

By |April 12th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, gooners, Gunners, History, Rant|0 Comments

This might be a short one today. Mainly on account that quite simply, I can't really be arsed with Arsenal at the moment, pretty much reflective of the attitude of the players.  The official website is, quite sensibly, keeping schtum and the lead stories are related to the gloats, great, David Rocastle. At a time [...]

11 04, 2017

Palace – Arsenal players’ silent revolt 

By |April 11th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, midfield, premier league, Rant, Tactics|1 Comment

As I listened to the chants of "you're not fit to wear the shirt" from our fans at the Palace ground in the away end, I asked the question to Ben - who has become somewhat of an Arsenal therapist in the last couple of seasons - is it me or is this like the [...]

10 04, 2017

Arsenal need to be wary of Palace’s counter

By |April 10th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, midfield, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

Just as I expected when I wrote my blog on Saturday morning, pretty much everybody above and below us in the Premier League won over the weekend, which means only victory tonight against Palace will see us tread water. It's a difficult situation to be in that's for sure. The opponents will also make it [...]

9 04, 2017

Mesut saying all the right things

By |April 9th, 2017|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, contracts, premier league|0 Comments

I think I said this in a recent blog, or certainly in one of my Twitter 'moments', but it feels like we've been playing catch up on football games an awful lot since Christmas. We've had these games in hand due to the FA Cup, so that has meant we're behind on points as well [...]

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 [...]