20 04, 2019

Don’t get mad on Sunday Gooners: Unai’s getting rotation right

By |2019-04-20T08:44:45+01:00April 20th, 2019|Arsenal FC, injuries, premier league, press conference, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Happy Easter Saturday to you. I do like Easter Saturday. Despite not being particularly religious, I do - for the sake of the in-laws family - observe the 'no booze' rule on 'Good-but-should-be-called-rubbish Friday' and being up in the North East I always find myself craving a beer. So yesterday was a tough one. But [...]

19 04, 2019

Arsenal make it a good Friday with professional victory over Napoli

By |2019-04-19T10:02:33+01:00April 19th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

For both of these two legs against Napoli i haven't really felt nervous at all, aside from a quick pang of butterflies in the stomach about two minutes before kick off yesterday, but even that went away after I saw how Arsenal had set up and how Unai has instructed his players to play. In [...]

17 04, 2019

Unai’s squad management is to be applauded – maybe

By |2019-04-17T07:16:06+01:00April 17th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Happy Wednesday folks. It's a pre Europa Wednesday and given that we have a massive game against Napoli in about 36 hours from me writing this, I thought I'd be a little more nervous than I am, although I think the first leg is playing a big part of it. Arsenal are a side who [...]

16 04, 2019

Points first, performance a very far second, against Watford

By |2019-04-16T09:30:09+01:00April 16th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Defence, Formation, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, midfield, premier league, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

Life as an Arsenal fan, eh? Before the game we had excitement. The team was left of field as Unai has done to us all season; it was exciting and with Mavropanos in, a midfield including Xhaka and Torreira, with Ramsey providing energy in front of them, this felt perfect for a Watford side who [...]

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 [...]

12 04, 2019

Controlled and composed Arsenal do the job against Napoli

By |2019-04-12T11:05:35+01:00April 12th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, Tactics, Unai Emery|1 Comment

That was hella fun last night. There are plenty of people on the socials this morning talking about how we looked to drop a bit in the second half, that it was a bit nervy and I don't know why, but I just had complete confidence that we were going to win last night and [...]

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, [...]

10 04, 2019

How do we overcome Arsenal’s psychological issues?

By |2019-04-10T07:32:36+01:00April 10th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Defence, Europa League, gooners, Gunners, History, Rant, Tactics, Unai Emery|0 Comments

It's all a bit quiet on the Arsenal front today. No game until tomorrow and we have a press conference that will probably take place tonight in which the manager and a player will give us an update ahead of tomorrow nights crucial game against Napoli. The most important bit of news will be who [...]

9 04, 2019

No case for our defence, but what about Mavropanos?

By |2019-04-09T07:17:55+01:00April 9th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Defence, gooners, Gunners, injuries, Unai Emery|4 Comments

As is to be expected West Ham did us no favours last night by losing away to Chelski, but with that lot due to play Liverpool and United away, their route to top four is still a tough one. Whether or not it's tougher than ours remains to be seen because quite frankly with our [...]

8 04, 2019

Arsenal have a psychological problem away that will stop top four hopes

By |2019-04-08T07:15:17+01:00April 8th, 2019|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Manager, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, premier league, Rant, Tactics, Unai Emery|2 Comments

We've got some serious problems psychological in this Arsenal team that Unai Emery still has to overcome I think. Yesterday was the first of a collective of games we've been building up to where our fate is in our own hands. The Newcastle game may have been the first match back after an extended break [...]