29 04, 2017

A cagey affair awaits on Sunday, despite what Arsène says

By |2017-04-29T11:28:21+01:00April 29th, 2017|analysis, Arsenal FC, Arsenal Transfers, Arsene Wenger, gooners, Gunners, premier league, press conference|0 Comments

Lots of things to get through from yesterday's press conference, so there's some 'cracking on' to be had, I feel. First and foremost, the team news, which sees Koscielny as rated as 60% to play on Sunday. I'll be honest and say I like those odds, because we need Laurent to be available to hold [...]

14 12, 2016

Insipid Arsenal frustrated at Everton

By |2017-05-19T20:07:14+01:00December 14th, 2016|Arsenal FC, Arsene Wenger, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, premier league, Rant|3 Comments

Yesterday I said that Arsenal needed to nullify the threat of Lukaku in order to secure the points away to Everton. What I neglected to mention is that they also needed to put in the required performance to deserve a victory.  Perhaps I've taken that for granted recently. We'd been unbeaten since the start of [...]

7 11, 2016

Frustration and nerves- the North London Derby

By |2016-11-07T08:17:28+00:00November 7th, 2016|Arsenal FC, Attack, Defence, gooners, Gunners, Match Review, midfield, premier league|1 Comment

I told you I hated North London derbies. Yesterday was no exception. Worry before, nerves during, and in the case of yesterday's result it was disappointment after. The disappointment isn't because we completely outplayed a Tottenham team who don't concede many, but more that we didn't show our potential in a big game at home [...]

3 10, 2016

Fortune favours Arsenal at Burnley? Or just rewards?

By |2016-10-03T10:25:04+01:00October 3rd, 2016|Arsenal FC, Match Review, premier league, Tactics|0 Comments

I arise this morning in a nice Manchester hotel, having stayed the night in the land of rain, but thoroughly happy that mine and The Management's away day excursion wasn't ruined by the football result. It could have, well, sort of been a little bit rubbish though, if we hadn't have scored the most last [...]

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