8 04, 2019

Arsenal have a psychological problem away that will stop top four hopes

By |2019-04-08T07:15:17+01:00April 8th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, premier league, Rant, Tactics, Unai Emery|2 Comments

We've got some serious problems psychological in this Arsenal team that Unai Emery still has to overcome I think. Yesterday was the first of a collective of games we've been building up to where our fate is in our own hands. The Newcastle game may have been the first match back after an extended break [...]

7 04, 2019

Back three to offer more protection against Everton’s pacey front line?

By |2019-04-07T09:27:38+01:00April 7th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Defence, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, premier league, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Today begins the tough work as we play the first of what feels like about a billion away games to finish the season. We're on the last stretch, we probably need 12 or 13 points I think and looking at the teams we play today has to be one of those games in which a [...]

2 04, 2019

Professional Arsenal hitting form at right time against Newcastle

By |2019-04-02T07:30:41+01:00April 2nd, 2019|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Formation, Match Review, premier league, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Well I thought that was a thoroughly enjoyable performance last night. It was composed, assured and one of the simplest of three points we'll get this season. On a weekend where a victory could see us get in to the third spot by overcoming the Geordies, it could have been a tricky encounter against a [...]

10 03, 2019

Don’t fall into the United counter attack trap, Arsenal

By |2019-03-10T08:30:42+01:00March 10th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, premier league, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Frustratingly, because I've got overseas travel with work today, I'll not find out the result of the game until about 7pm tonight. Which isn't exactly helping my nervous disposition when I think about the game in general. This - as well as Rennes at home on Thursday next week - is season defining for Emery [...]

7 03, 2019

No rotation at Rennes for Arsenal

By |2019-03-07T08:58:31+01:00March 7th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Europa League, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, Tactics, Unai Emery|1 Comment

Last night we saw the unlikely happen with United and I have to say it made me slightly more nervous for this Sunday's game. I'm glad we're in form and at home but they will be on cloud nine in terms of morale and confidence right now and that word I keep bleating on about [...]

2 03, 2019

Arsenal need to minimise the space on the flanks against Tottenham today

By |2019-03-02T09:36:13+01:00March 2nd, 2019|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Formation, gooners, Gunners, History, Match Preview, premier league, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Here we are then. Derby day. The away leg of it and the one Premier League game of the season I hate the most. It doesn't help that we've only won one in 16 and with those numbers it feels like today is going to be an uphill struggle against the Tiny Totts. I get [...]

28 02, 2019

Arsenal delivering swagger against Bournemouth ahead of NLD

By |2019-02-28T20:18:07+01:00February 28th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Formation, gooners, Match Review, premier league, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

That's more like it Arsenal! Much more enjoyable an evening at The Emirates. And I'm thankful that given it's the last time I rock up in North London for a whole month due to work comments, FA Cup weekends and a plethora of away games, I got to see Arsenal strong together two decent halves [...]

27 02, 2019

Arsenal need to press high, force errors in Bournemouth

By |2019-02-27T10:19:47+01:00February 27th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

Midweek match days. I love 'em. Not least because it gives you something to look forward to after the monotony of a day at the office. Not that I don't like my job - I actually find it quite rewarding - but if you gave me the choice of not doing it and sitting at [...]