17 04, 2021

Get those Hale Enders on the pitch on Sunday Mikel!

By |2021-04-17T08:38:01+01:00April 17th, 2021|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Mikel Arteta, premier league, press conference|0 Comments

I'm sure there are some morning's where Mikel Arteta wakes up and thinks to himself: "eugh, I have to do a presser today" I bet after comprehensive victories like Thursday night, yesterday was NOT one of those days. So over he must have sped to London Colney to deliver his virtual conference to the assembled [...]

15 04, 2021

Slavia Prague away: win or bust for Arteta’s Arsenal

By |2021-04-15T07:47:03+01:00April 15th, 2021|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, Mikel Arteta|0 Comments

Well now folks, this is it, pretty much, for this season, by my reckoning. Fail to perform tonight hand get a win (or a high scoring draw) and Arsenal go out to a team who have just had it confirmed that they have a racist captain and who never really offered much at The Emirates [...]

12 04, 2021

Morale boosting win against Sjeffield United will help Arsenal prep for Slavia

By |2021-04-12T07:52:46+01:00April 12th, 2021|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Attack, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, midfield, Mikel Arteta, premier league|0 Comments

It's snowing in London this morning. Snowing. In mid April. How weird is that? About as weird and unusual as an Arsenal clean sheet these days, so when the final whistle went and it was confirmed that we had beaten the hapless Sheffield United by three goals to nil, I didn't really know what to [...]

11 04, 2021

Evade a high press against Sheffield United and don’t hoof long, Arsenal

By |2021-04-11T09:40:36+01:00April 11th, 2021|Arsenal FC, Attack, gooners, Gunners, injuries, Match Preview, midfield, Mikel Arteta, Tactics|0 Comments

In the grand scheme of things the result tonight probably doesn't really matter too much against Sheffield United. Of course we want to win, but winning will neither cement a position in a part of the league we want to be at, nor will it enable us to climb the league to any significant amount. [...]

10 04, 2021

The downgrade from Giroud to Lacazette – with proof

By |2021-04-10T09:00:49+01:00April 10th, 2021|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Arsenal Transfers, Attack, gooners, Gunners, History, Mikel Arteta, press conference, Rant|3 Comments

Morning folks and welcome to Saturday. Hope you're planning on having a good one. We don't have Arsenal to cock it up for us after all, right? I've woken up this morning feeling a little less pissed off than I was on Thursday night, then Friday, but that poor home draw is still frustrating me, [...]

9 04, 2021

Arteta gets it all wrong again against Slavia Prague

By |2021-04-09T07:51:00+01:00April 9th, 2021|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, Mikel Arteta, Rant|4 Comments

Well folks, the good news is that we aren't out of the Europa League yet, that there is still another leg to go and an opportunity for Arsenal to progress to the semi final of the competition. In itself a 1-1 draw in a two-legged tie isn't the worst thing in the world; you still [...]

8 04, 2021

Arteta must shuffle the pack in the right way tonight

By |2021-04-08T07:43:04+01:00April 8th, 2021|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, injuries, Match Preview, Mikel Arteta|2 Comments

If somebody would have told me a month ago that this Arsenal team would be going in to a quarter final of a Europa League tie with somewhat of a crisis of confidence potentially brewing, I'd have probably have laughed it off. We'd beaten Leicester, shot ourselves in the foot against Burnley but had battered [...]

7 04, 2021

Arsenal minds must now be laser focused – no excuses

By |2021-04-07T08:55:07+01:00April 7th, 2021|Arsenal FC, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Mikel Arteta, premier league, press conference|0 Comments

Morning all. Happy Wednesday to you. It's still a holiday for me as I decided to extend the Easter break, which means I still comprise of about 10% chocolate Easter eggs, 15% booze, then 10% turkey. The rest of me is all the human bits like organs 'n stuff. It's interesting though because when you're [...]

5 04, 2021

Arteta’s future: I’m becoming a Doubting Thomas

By |2021-04-05T09:30:09+01:00April 5th, 2021|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Mikel Arteta, premier league, Unai Emery|1 Comment

Bit of a provocative title for today's blog, I know, but let me just explain myself a little with my thinking here. Also, what with it being an Easter weekend, I thought I'd go for a variation on a theme... Yesterday after I'd written my usual match review on what transpired in the limp 3-0 [...]

4 04, 2021

Implosion and regression at the worst time of the season for The Arsenal

By |2021-04-04T08:45:22+01:00April 4th, 2021|Arsenal FC, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, injuries, Match Review, Mikel Arteta, premier league, Rant|2 Comments

Yesterday I wrote that I didn't really feel too fussed about the game, that it didn't really mean anything in the grand scheme of things and in terms of the physical result, I certainly feel the same in the cold light of day today after that abysmal home capitulation against Liverpool last night. But what [...]

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