15 01, 2020

Usmanov’s Everton investment casts more shadows on KSE

By |2020-01-15T07:51:05+00:00January 15th, 2020|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Champions League, Europa League, History, Mikel Arteta, Ownership and the board, Rant|6 Comments

I guess you can't really call it Arsenal news, but given that Alisher Usmanov was a shareholder at Arsenal until recently, it has a bit of Arsenal related to it, and certainly I think it has implications for the Premier League. Because Everton confirmed last night that Usmanov has invested £30million in naming rights for [...]

30 12, 2019

Some good, some bad, some awful (refereeing decisions) – Arsenal v Chelsea

By |2019-12-30T10:05:12+00:00December 30th, 2019|Arsenal, Arsenal Manager, Attack, Defence, injuries, Match Review, premier league, Rant, Tactics|2 Comments

I'm still trying to work out how I feel about yesterday's defeat to Chelski on our own patch. I mean, obviously I'm annoyed, but it feels like it's tempered somewhat with some of the situations that occurred during the match. Last night I lay in bed and at one point I was both pissed off [...]

20 12, 2019

Arsenal players disillusioned? Now they know how we feel!

By |2019-12-20T07:54:36+00:00December 20th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, gooners, Gunners, History, Ownership and the board, premier league, press conference, Rant|1 Comment

Morning folks. It's wet, it's dark, it doesn't really feel like my last day in the office before Christmas and I'm hanging a little. Everything's a little fuzzy and vague. A bit like an Arsenal transfer pursuit - be it manager or player! We seem to enjoy having the worst kept secrets, don't we? I [...]

16 12, 2019

Arsenal fans show players how it’s done – Man City review

By |2019-12-16T07:58:06+00:00December 16th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Defence, Freddie Ljungberg, History, injuries, Match Review, Ownership and the board, premier league, Rant|0 Comments

The only 'non-depressing' thing about yesterday's 3-0 defeat at home to Man City yesterday was the act of defiance that came at the end of the game. Not by the players of course and not by Mesut Özil who displayed more energy kicking a water bottle than for the rest of the game (although all [...]

24 11, 2019

End Emery’s tenure. Now.

By |2019-11-24T08:40:21+00:00November 24th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, gooners, Gunners, Ownership and the board, premier league, Rant, Unai Emery|12 Comments

Morning folks. It's tough to know where to even start today. I've been banging the 'Emery Out' drum for some time now - since Sheffield United away - but it's all feeling a little hollow. On Monday I said on the GunnersTown radio show that 12 points out of four games was a minimum. Southampton [...]

21 11, 2019

Does any Arsenal player want to play for Unai Emery’s Arsenal any more?

By |2019-11-21T07:32:33+00:00November 21st, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, gooners, Gunners, Ownership and the board, premier league, Rant, Unai Emery|1 Comment

Perhaps inevitably, with Torreira out in Uruguay for his national team, we have him talking to the national Uruguayan press and in the early hours of this morning we got some translated snippets of him echoing the words of his agent. Quite often you find the agent playing the 'bad guy' so the player doesn't [...]

12 11, 2019

Arsenal manager: “So who would you get then?”

By |2019-11-12T07:42:12+00:00November 12th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, gooners, Gunners, History, Ownership and the board, Rant, Unai Emery|1 Comment

Morning all. That title is the one you'll most hear from those who don't really want to be seen to be somebody who is advocating a change of direction when it comes to a new manager at a football club. We had it under Arsène, although in the latter stages that was dominated by people [...]

10 11, 2019

Another uninspiring Arsenal performance at Leicester – is Emery still here?

By |2019-11-10T09:18:16+00:00November 10th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, Defence, Formation, Match Review, premier league, Rant, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Sometimes I feel like I write about Arsenal out of some kind of habitual nature, because if I'm completely honest with you, I really don't feel that motivated to do it this morning. Yet here I am, Sunday morning, tapping away at my iPhone trying to make sense of what is going on at Arsenal [...]

7 11, 2019

Boring, boring Arsenal – more dropped points in Portugal

By |2019-11-07T07:31:39+00:00November 7th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, Defence, Europa League, Formation, Match Review, midfield, Rant, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

If anybody was expecting anything other than the turgid football we got last night, can you make yourself known to the nearest steward, because you might need some kind of psychological evaluation. Yesterday late afternoon Unai Emery's Arsenal side delivered an utter stinkfest, again, which saw us outplayed by a team who my mother asked [...]