9 05, 2019

Arsenal need an away goal and no defensive brain farts against Valencia

By |2019-05-09T07:25:06+01:00May 9th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, Defence, Europa League, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

I hope that this morning when you woke up you hugged your children a little bit tighter than you usually do. Because unless Arsenal progress this evening against a Valencia side who fancy their chances up against our awful defence, then we're in a whole world of trouble, of biblical proportions. Last night's result means [...]

5 05, 2019

Patience and professionalism the key for Arsenal at home to Brighton

By |2019-05-05T08:58:17+01:00May 5th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Europa League, Formation, Match Preview, premier league, Unai Emery|0 Comments

It's the last home game of the season today, a chance to say goodbye to Cech and Ramsey and quite unbelievably, a game in which winning could still keep us in the hunt for a final day top four spot. Quite how we are still in it is beyond me but bizarrely after the Tiny [...]

2 05, 2019

An away goal (or lack of) could be essential tonight for Arsenal’s cup hopes

By |2019-05-02T07:33:12+01:00May 2nd, 2019|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, injuries, Match Preview, midfield, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Here we are folks. This game this evening represents - in my opinion - one of the most important in the season for these Arsenal players. That's because our horrendous away form invariably means that we are going to struggle at the Mestalla and so unless we win - and win well - tonight, I [...]

28 04, 2019

Leicester: sh*t or bust for Arsenal’s Champions League hopes

By |2019-04-28T09:37:14+01:00April 28th, 2019|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Attack, Champions League, Match Preview, premier league, Tactics|1 Comment

Another away trip against a team with nothing to play for and sadly I have very little confidence that we will come out of this one with any points. Wolves aren't fighting for anything, Palace weren't fighting for anything, yet both put three past us and with Leicester sure to play us on the counter [...]

24 04, 2019

Wolves will hit us with pace on the counter tonight, we need to deal with it

By |2019-04-24T07:08:25+01:00April 24th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Formation, injuries, Match Preview, premier league, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

After a weekend in which teams around us dropped points tonight's game needs to come in to very sharp focus for Unai Emery and his team. This is because a win against Wolves will bring us not only three valuable points but also provide a valuable psychological boost to the players in terms of the [...]

21 04, 2019

Palace’s pace out wide needs to be countered by Arsenal today

By |2019-04-21T09:17:04+01:00April 21st, 2019|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, premier league, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Today is going to be a tough game. We're at the point in the season where there are many aching limbs, we're missing key players, plus those that are fit are being patched up and sent out twice a week and expected to get results. Today is no different and after Man City just about [...]

15 04, 2019

Watford’s physical approach must be countered

By |2019-04-15T07:15:50+01:00April 15th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, midfield, premier league, Tactics, Unai Emery|2 Comments

This is a big match day for our season today. Over the weekend we fell down in to sixth and if we suffer back-to-back defeats in the Premier League following the Everton debacle, then it really will start to feel like this run of so called 'easier' games isn't going to go to plan. Mainly [...]

11 04, 2019

Arsenal can’t defend, so might as well go for goals against Napoli

By |2019-04-11T11:07:48+01:00April 11th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Europa League, Match Preview, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Howdy all and happy match day to you. I don't know why but I don't feel as nervous about this one as I probably should. With our away form in the league seeing us tank and probably drop out of the top four unless something changes, this game could have far-reaching repercussions on our season, [...]

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 [...]

1 04, 2019

Expect a cagey affair against Newcastle tonight

By |2019-04-01T07:15:33+01:00April 1st, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, premier league, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

The defeat to the Scousers by the Tiny Totts has given us somewhat of an opportunity this evening. Victory sends us two points clear of them and Man United and of ever the Arsenal players needed an incentive this could be it when we play Newcastle at 8pm. I'm certainly not one to wish Liverpool [...]