20 05, 2015

Sunderland preview: Breaking down a defence again

By |May 20th, 2015|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview|0 Comments

A lovely midweek game to keep us occupied tonight, how thoughtful of The Arsenal to get so far in the FA Cup and ensure this fixture was moved to a midweek, where we would have something to talk about. And that something appears to be how likely Arsene is to shuffle his deck a little [...]

17 05, 2015

United preview: play with width and stretch an average back four

By |May 17th, 2015|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Formation, Match Preview, midfield|6 Comments

United at Old Trafford. A game in which historically has had extreme significance, but in very recent times has not been as intense as the early Arsene Wenger years. Neither side is competing for the league for one thing, which inevitably results in a reduction of the pressure, but at least both teams have something [...]

4 05, 2015

Exploit the width against Hull's formation

By |May 4th, 2015|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, FA Cup, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, midfield, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

Today the good lord Bergkamp could see fit to bless upon us the day of St Totteringham, in which we celebrate the mathematical certainty that Arsenal will finish above the other team in North London in the Premier League. Ideally a draw yesterday coupled with an Arsenal win would have made this weekend just about as good [...]

10 03, 2015

Drinking in success and the different styles in which we adopt now

By |March 10th, 2015|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Defence, FA Cup, Gunners, Match Review|0 Comments

These are the blogs that I started this site to write. It's victories like today that make the daily musings and nonsensical ramblings feel glorious in the extreme. Sometimes there's nothing better than savouring victory against a highly ranked opponent on their own turf. Sometimes you just have to drink it in, savour every drop [...]

10 02, 2015

Leicester: restart that run Arsenal

By |February 10th, 2015|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, midfield, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

No time for losing ourselves in a metaphorical cave of melancholy made by a weekend derby defeat, as it's bottom of the league Leicester who make their way to The Emirates this evening. It's a game that you'd say should be the perfect type of match for us to play in such quick succession after [...]

10 01, 2015

The horizon of hope (and less injuries)

By |January 10th, 2015|analysis, Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, Defence, gooners, Gunners, injuries, midfield, premier league, press conference, soccer, Tactics|0 Comments

Well what have we hear? Good news and returning players from injury? Is that cause for optimism I see galloping over the horizon, heading towards us at a rate of miles per hour? Sort of, I guess, because until we win some back-to-back games, which seems as likely as a Ched Evans apology right now, [...]