19 08, 2019

Is the Arsenal squad getting more balance about it?

By |2019-08-19T07:58:06+01:00August 19th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, History, premier league, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Welcome to another Monday folks. I watched yesterday's game between Chelski and Leicester and although I found myself chuckling in to my lamb shank I'd prepared for evening meal, upon reflection I shouldn't have been chuckling as hearty, because Leicester are no mugs and they'll pick up plenty of points this season. They play decent [...]

17 08, 2019

Questions in defence and midfield, loads of options up top for The Arsenal against Burnley

By |2019-08-17T10:37:09+01:00August 17th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, midfield, premier league, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

This feels like the proper start to the season for me today. I picked up a fresh set of home and away kits and will be rocking my beautiful red and white Adidas Arsenal shirt in the ground today for the first game of the season. I'm right back there. Right back to the obsession [...]

16 08, 2019

Emery’s new signing selection dilemma

By |2019-08-16T07:39:57+01:00August 16th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Defence, gooners, Gunners, midfield, premier league, press conference, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Happy Friday all. I have a slightly sore head, what with Thursday being the new Friday and my working running a 'welcome to the company' drinks for all of the new people that have recently joined the business (of which I am one). It's great fun, is midweek drinking, until you wake up the next [...]

13 08, 2019

Can Chambers replicate Holding from last season?

By |2019-08-13T07:43:20+01:00August 13th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Defence, gooners, Gunners, premier league, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

We're only one week in to the new season and after a decent enough defensive display against Newcastle (even if we were relatively untroubled) thoughts are immediately turning to Burnley at the weekend. But, more importantly, who plays against Burnley at the heart of our defence, because I'd make it a little more difficult to [...]

12 08, 2019

Job done for young Arsenal side at Newcastle

By |2019-08-12T07:53:15+01:00August 12th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, premier league, Unai Emery, youth|0 Comments

I know there Will be those out there saying "it's only Newcastle" and given that Newcastle are in a bit of turmoil themselves I know it was hardly the most difficult of starts for us to kick off our campaign yesterday afternoon in the north east, but I was delighted with yesterday's win in so [...]

9 08, 2019

Arsenal complete most successful transfer window of the Emirates era

By |2019-08-09T07:53:52+01:00August 9th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Arsenal Transfers, Attack, Defence, pre season, Transfers, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Morning all and welcome to the day after the night before, in which Arsenal finished the first transfer window since I can remember where Arsenal fans are reasonably happy with the business that has been conducted all summer. Yesterday the arrivals of David Luiz and Kieran Tierney were confirmed in the afternoon and so it [...]

8 08, 2019

Just a few hours for Arsenal to get it spot on this summer

By |2019-08-08T07:49:39+01:00August 8th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Defence, gooners, Gunners, pre season, premier league, Tactics, Transfers, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Morning all. Transfer deadline day. One of the most unsavoury days in the footballing calendar and with the English deadline day finishing at 5pm this afternoon it feels like it's going to be a busy one. Not least because of what's happened all summer. Transfers across the Premier League that are normally done without fuss [...]

7 08, 2019

Koscielny’s tarnished reputation and the expert way Arsenal dealt with it

By |2019-08-07T07:55:30+01:00August 7th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Defence, gooners, Gunners, pre season, Transfers|0 Comments

So bye-bye Koscielny as yesterday Bordeaux and Arsenal confirmed his switch to the French club after both teams agreed a few thought to be €5million. In today's market and exchange rate it's not too bad for a player who forced the clubs hands through his unprofessionalism and tantrumming by refusing to go on tour to [...]

6 08, 2019

Arsenal have 48 hours to shuffle the defensive pack

By |2019-08-06T07:12:14+01:00August 6th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Defence, gooners, Gunners, injuries, Ownership and the board, pre season|0 Comments

You can tell it's getting closer to the start of a new season because last night I had a dream about Arsenal. There was a mix up at Premier League HQ and we needed up playing West Ham at home on the first game of the season. They didn't tell anybody though and so nobody [...]

5 08, 2019

Silly goals conceded against Barca; deja vu defending shows signings needed

By |2019-08-05T07:57:58+01:00August 5th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Defence, friendly, pre season, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Final pre season friendly out of the way and, as probably is to be expected, we went to the Nou Camp and came back with a defeat. It's a familiar thing that we've seen before so there won't be too many surprises with that and hey, I've spent all summer saying that the results from [...]