13 05, 2022

Arsenal tick all the wrong boxes in the NLD

By |2022-05-13T07:11:42+01:00May 13th, 2022|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, Mikel Arteta, premier league, referees|2 Comments

If you were to not watch the game but ask an Arsenal fan what would constitute an absolutely horrendous night's work in the Toilet Bowl arena, they would probably include any of the following: Early goal conceded Silly unnecessary goal or penalty conceded Red card to an Arsenal player Big defeat that could have an [...]

2 05, 2022

Massive win for Arsenal against West Ham

By |2022-05-02T10:59:46+01:00May 2nd, 2022|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, Mikel Arteta, premier league|0 Comments

What vital win that was yesterday. Arsenal knew that they needed to get a result against a Tottenham side that had been given a leg up with Leicester undertaking massive rotation and basically throwing their match at the Toilet Bowl Stadium. The Scum had gone a point clear of us and a draw or defeat [...]

24 04, 2022

Sliding doors moment for Arsenal against United

By |2022-04-24T08:37:22+01:00April 24th, 2022|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Match Review, premier league|0 Comments

There was a very clear 'sliding doors' moment in our victory against Man United yesterday. Clear to me, anyway. As Bruno Fernandes stepped up to take United's penalty after a silly handball by Tavares in the second half, it felt like United had the momentum, they were pinning us back and if they scored that [...]

17 04, 2022

Arsenal’s attacking problems stare us all in the face against Southampton

By |2022-04-17T09:27:56+01:00April 17th, 2022|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, Mikel Arteta, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

Yesterday's defeat was painful in so many ways. It was painful because the Scum had given us an opportunity to draw level and we didn't take it. Its was painful because it was obvious to see that Southampton were not very good. It was painful because we picked the right starting line up in my [...]

5 04, 2022

Abject Arsenal’s top four hopes could take a bad turn based on last night

By |2022-04-05T07:27:58+01:00April 5th, 2022|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, injuries, Match Review, premier league, Rant|1 Comment

I feared last night's game. I feared the intensity of Palace, I feared them hitting us on the counter, I feared the pressure getting to our players, I feared that one or two sub par performances could cause us issues. We didn't get one or two though. We got a full 11 poor performances. Last [...]

17 03, 2022

A proper striker makes the difference – Arsenal v Liverpool thoughts

By |2022-03-17T08:39:24+00:00March 17th, 2022|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Attack, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, midfield, Mikel Arteta, premier league|5 Comments

I described last night's game as a 'free hit' beforehand and, as much as I was prepared to lose the game against I think kthe best team in the world right now, it still hurts when the truth like that becomes reality. We can certainly take some solace in the performance and when you look [...]

14 03, 2022

Odegaard runs the show as Arsenal do the business against Leicester

By |2022-03-14T08:19:41+00:00March 14th, 2022|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, midfield, Mikel Arteta, premier league|1 Comment

Yesterday I wrote about how I feared that Leicester would hit us on the counter. I wrote about being super nervous for this game because I thought we would get a match similar in frustration to the game last year; not taking our chances and sucker-punched by a goal on the counter by the likes [...]

7 03, 2022

Excellent attacking Arsenal overcome Watford

By |2022-03-07T07:52:39+00:00March 7th, 2022|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, Mikel Arteta, premier league|0 Comments

That felt like a strange old game yesterday away to Watford. Strange and ultimately good, but still unusual, in terms of how the match evolved and then finished. Yesterday morning I wrote that I didn't think Watford would be pushovers; they don't score a lot of goals but Roy Hodgson is a manager who has [...]

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