3 03, 2020

A second half step up from The Arsenal against Portsmouth

By |2020-03-03T08:29:59+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Arsenal FC, FA Cup, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, Mikel Arteta, Tactics|0 Comments

Well, we got there in the end and, despite some pretty decent concerted effort from Portsmouth in the first half against The Arsenal last night, the job was done and we are into the bowl for the next round of the FA Cup. It wasn’t easy though. Far from it in the first half and [...]

2 03, 2020

Ring the changes tonight, Arsenal: let’s see some of the future

By |2020-03-02T07:53:43+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, Defence, FA Cup, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, Mikel Arteta, Tactics|1 Comment

It’s another Monday match day for us and it’s another silver trinket that we’re fighting for at the end of the road, as we take the trip to Fratyon Park to face a Portsmouth side who will be no mugs tonight I’m sure. Portsmouth may be a couple of divisions down from us in League [...]

1 03, 2020

The perfect non-Arsenal football weekend

By |2020-03-01T09:33:31+00:00March 1st, 2020|Arsenal FC, FA Cup, gooners, Gunners, History, Mikel Arteta, press conference|1 Comment

If you could map out a football weekend this season in which Arsenal don’t play, but you can have a thoroughly enjoyable time, well this weekend has so far been it. Leicester lost on Friday. Chelski drew yesterday. But the biggest ‘tick’ of the weekend was Liverpool being spanked 3-0 by Watford. It means no [...]

29 02, 2020

Arteta needs to pick us all up

By |2020-02-29T08:03:55+00:00February 29th, 2020|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Europa League, FA Cup, gooners, Gunners, Mikel Arteta, premier league|1 Comment

After the game on Thursday Arteta said it’s his job to pick up the players form the crushing feeling of a last second goal in extra time. But actually the man now has the weight of an entire club - including the fan base - with which to lift the mood. It’s strange though. We’re [...]

28 02, 2020

Unprofessional Arsenal crash out of Europe

By |2020-02-28T07:50:27+00:00February 28th, 2020|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, Mikel Arteta, Rant|1 Comment

That was a disgrace of a performance last night. It was an example in arrogance and this morning I am still pretty raw with rage from what I saw last night. Because what I saw was an Arsenal team that broke one of the fundamental laws of any kind of competition: Never underestimate your opponent. [...]

27 02, 2020

Strike early, Arsenal, strike fast

By |2020-02-27T06:52:49+00:00February 27th, 2020|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, Mikel Arteta, press conference, Tactics|0 Comments

Morning peeps. Happy match day to thee and thine kin. Hopefully it’s an Arsenal-victory flavoured one. A fourth win on the bounced would be rather delicious and tonight provides that opportunity with a home second leg against Olympiakos. We did half of the job in Greece with the late Lacazette strike and with the Greek’s [...]

26 02, 2020

Gnabry’s trajectory, Saka’s future

By |2020-02-26T07:32:23+00:00February 26th, 2020|Arsenal FC, contracts, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, History, Mikel Arteta|0 Comments

Of ever you needed a clear-cut example of how Tony Pauli’s is ‘anti-football’, it can be evidenced by Serge Gnabry and his goals against Chelski last night, quickly followed by a collective groan by Arsenal fans everywhere. I’m not saying Pulis is totally to blame for the ‘exit stage left’ of Gnabry from Arsenal, but [...]

24 02, 2020

Fatigued Arsenal build momentum against Everton

By |2020-02-24T07:49:16+00:00February 24th, 2020|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, Mikel Arteta, premier league|0 Comments

A third win in a week is certainly nothing to be sniffed at and, with a sixth, seventh and eighth goal scored in eight days, then you can’t really be complaining too much after the season we’ve had. It felt like a weird old game though. What I mean by that is that when I [...]

23 02, 2020

The wings are key today: Arsenal v Everton preview

By |2020-02-23T09:53:39+00:00February 23rd, 2020|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Preview, Mikel Arteta, premier league|0 Comments

There is a match day to be had today folks and much like Tyson Fury on his journey to achieve his objectives and be the best, this is another hurdle that this Arsenal team must overcome if we want to claw our way up the table and build confidence to fight for titles and trophies. [...]