3 02, 2019

Midfield is key against City

By |2019-02-03T10:14:52+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Arsenal FC, Formation, injuries, Match Preview, midfield, premier league, Unai Emery|0 Comments

I sort of mentioned this yesterday, but today's game against City feels to me like a free hit, because they are chasing down Liverpool for the league title and on their home turf they should be expected to beat us. There's also the fact that we have enough injuries to contend with as it is. [...]

13 01, 2019

West Ham defeat shows Unai must swallow his pride on some players

By |2019-01-13T09:58:15+00:00January 13th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Internationals, Match Review, midfield, premier league, Rant, Tactics, Unai Emery|4 Comments

Yesterday's game was, unfortunately, not a 'bad day at the office' that we can say is in isolation with this Arsenal team. Sadly our away form has dropped off of a cliff for the last month and in the league when you consider that has included Southampton, Brighton and West Ham - where we've taken [...]

12 12, 2018

Lucas Torreira the Swiss Army knife

By |2018-12-12T07:01:36+00:00December 12th, 2018|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, midfield, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Quite obviously to anybody who has witness his rise to prominence in the last six to eight weeks, it comes as no surprise that Lucas Torreira won the November player of the month award at Arsenal, having picked up man-of-the-match displays in what feels like most of his starts this season at this stage. Based [...]

12 12, 2018

Lucas Torreira the Swiss Army knife

By |2018-12-12T07:01:11+00:00December 12th, 2018|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, midfield, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Quite obviously to anybody who has witness his rise to prominence in the last six to eight weeks, it comes as no surprise that Lucas Torreira won the November player of the month award at Arsenal, having picked up man-of-the-match displays in what feels like most of his starts this season at this stage. Based [...]

28 11, 2018

Özil away – for or against?

By |2018-11-28T06:54:55+00:00November 28th, 2018|Arsenal FC, Attack, gooners, Gunners, midfield, premier league, Tactics, Unai Emery|2 Comments

A wet and sodden England today makes for a happy Christopher not. It's an early start, dark, I'm wet all over and we have to wait another 36 odd hours until The Arsenal are on again. Still, at least we get a bit of midweek football so I probably shouldn't grumble too much. And there's [...]

20 11, 2018

Guendouzi and Torreira: the exciting Arsenal future

By |2018-11-20T07:11:06+00:00November 20th, 2018|Arsenal FC, gooners, Gunners, Internationals, midfield|0 Comments

Morning folks. Holy moly it's colder than an emperor penguin gathering point in London today. Well, it's actually only about four degrees but when you add a biting bit of wind to it and the fact I'm on the tube at 6.30am in the morning, it all adds up to a general feeling of discomfort. [...]

16 11, 2018

Ramsey situation isn’t like Alexis, so Bayern is palatable

By |2018-11-16T07:12:04+00:00November 16th, 2018|Arsenal FC, contracts, gooners, Gunners, Internationals, midfield, premier league, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Happy Friday people. Hope it goes well for you and your kin. Me, I'm toiling in the boredom levels of no Arsenal to think constantly about, but the fact I have my folks over for the weekend and the fact The Management and I are doing a bit of tourism in London tomorrow is keeping [...]

8 11, 2018

Keep up momentum by not underestimating Sporting

By |2018-11-08T08:03:03+00:00November 8th, 2018|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, midfield, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

It's another Europa League game at the Emirates tonight and a chance to see if we can progress through the group stages and top the group with a win tonight against Sporting Lisbon. It's the part of the group that I'm sure many of us thought would be the biggest banana skin of them all [...]

1 11, 2018

Guendouzi the headline grabber against Blackpool

By |2018-11-01T08:02:18+00:00November 1st, 2018|Arsenal FC, gooners, Gunners, League Cup, Match Review, midfield, Tactics|0 Comments

Well my warnings from yesterday were certainly a bit of a waste of time in the end, eh? I said we shouldn't underestimate Blackpool and whilst there was a little patch after we went down to ten that looked a little nervy - not helped by some shoddy 'keeping by Cech that could have led [...]

30 10, 2018

The kids are alright against Blackpool; Torreira the terrier making us tick

By |2018-10-30T07:53:55+00:00October 30th, 2018|Arsenal FC, Defence, gooners, Gunners, injuries, League Cup, midfield, premier league|0 Comments

With another game coming so quickly after the poor Palace performance on Sunday, there's barely any time to draw breath for Unai Emery and his charges, as is the same for us as fans. Taking stock of performances like Sunday is important because Emery will need to analyse just why we're so poor in first [...]