20 07, 2023

Arsenal purring as pre season kicks off properly

By |2023-07-20T07:49:03+01:00July 20th, 2023|Arsenal, Arsenal FC, friendly, Match Review, Mikel Arteta, pre season|0 Comments

Now THAST is how you kick off a summer tour as a football club. Forget about the fact that the MLS All Stars have had just a few days of training together, forget about the fact that they are a composition of the best players from the American 'Soccer' League, this was an emphatic Arsenal [...]

29 07, 2016

Joel’s future dangles; Chuba couldn’t be an Anelka, could he?

By |2017-05-19T20:08:13+01:00July 29th, 2016|Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, Attack, friendly, History, pre season|6 Comments

It's Friday morning at 6.30am in the UK and if my calculations are correct, the Arsenal vs MLS All Stars finished about three hours and 45 minutes ago, so my ability to provide any match report is completely undone by the fact that I was sound asleep in my bed. Certainly you can question my [...]

28 07, 2016

Two for one with Xhaka

By |2016-07-28T07:38:18+01:00July 28th, 2016|Arsenal FC, friendly, gooners, Gunners, midfield, Ownership and the board, pre season|0 Comments

I like Thursday's. Not as much as Friday's, but Thursday's still have faint whiff of the weekend about them and as far as I'm concerned, that's a-ok with me. Usually you start to get stories coming out of Arsenal on a Thursday too, even in the pre-season summer lull, stuff always feels like it's about [...]

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