I’ve just realised the headline could be construed as a proud parent updating the world on their toddler: “JK Speaks! JK Walks!” We’ll see whether Junior comes out of thisContinue readingJK Speaks Plus Sokratis on Sideshow Bob
We do love a hero in football, don’t we? So quickly crowned, venomously disavowed on their departure. Mostly, not always. Liam Brady, Dennis Bergkamp, Thierry Henry. Different ages, different reasons;Continue readingDani Ceballos: An Answer To Our Prayers?
Arsenal 2 – 1 Burnley Sean Dyche chatted sh*t after the game about simulation. Of course he did; his team lost. The real target of his ire was his ownContinue readingPatchy Arsenal Take Deserved Three Points
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Unai met the press yesterday with Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac dominating the reporting. As you’d expect, he welcomed them back. Not just as a boss or Arsenal employee butContinue readingOn Ozil and Home Debuts in Early Burnley Thoughts
The weekend is nearly upon us; Burnley are already dismissed as cannon fodder. Apparently, there is a stat which tells us Arsenal will end the weekend top of the PremierContinue readingKolasinac and Ozil: Are You Outraged?
If Celtic fans want to tell me once again that they won’t miss Kieran Tierney, I’ll be here all day. I double-checked the line-ups when I saw the result, justContinue readingTransfer Gossip: Famous Five Head For Exit?
This morning sees Unai Emery basking in the glory of the opening weekend win at Newcastle. Basking is probably too strong a term for discontent is simmering under the surface.Continue readingAre The Kids As Good As We Think? Can Emery Get The Best Out Of Them?
Newcastle United 0 – 1 Arsenal On every level, Yesterday’s win at St James Park was ideal. Bar entertaining football; I’ll give you that. Entertaining football, however, isn’t what wasContinue readingNewcastle Review: One-Nil To The Arsenal
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Baku doesn’t seem that long ago. Nor the preceding weeks which saw us throw away a top four finish in Unai Emery’s first season in charge. However, a turbulent summerContinue reading2019-20: Erasing Bad Memories?
The Premier League began last night with a match that had the air of being a friendly. Liverpool’s defensive vulnerability from the preseason continued but Norwich’s? What do you say,Continue readingÖzil & Kola Shocker Plus Other Newcastle Team News
That’s phase one over. English football’s determination to shoot itself in the foot means there are no more signings incoming at Arsenal. The squad is what is until January atContinue readingTierney, Luiz In, Iwobi Out: How Was The Transfer Window For You?
…David Luiz trains away from the rest of the first-team Chelsea squad and wants to move to Arsenal… It’s the kind of dystopian future I dream of. A grey BladerunnerContinue readingOn Luiz and Tierney; Any More for Any More in Transfer Window?
For some, it was one step too far. Having gone on strike to force a move out of the club for free, Laurent Koscielny binned off his Arsenal shirt. TheContinue readingTransfer Talk: Central Defenders, Coutinho, Ozil to Join Kos in Exit?
Laurent Koscielny got his wish. Or part of it, as Bordeaux must pay a fee of around €5m for his signature. That’s if he passes the medical which given hisContinue readingKos Off And More Transfer Rumours As Time Runs Out
Barcelona 2 – 1 Arsenal About a week ago, social media was awash with criticism of those who thought the £72m spent on Nicolas Pepe was better spent on sortingContinue readingOn Barcelona and the Defence – Transfer Clock is Ticking
Nicolas Pepe’s arrival at Arsenal is a game-changer. Not just for the club and playing staff, but supporters as well. Football is about perceptions and signing an $85m player onContinue readingNicolas Pepe: Arsenal’s Game-changer
English football returns this afternoon with Liverpool and Manchester City playing out a turgid goalless draw at Wembley in the Community Shield. If Guardiola’s men win, it’s a quadruple inContinue readingTierney Injury To Derail Deal? More Transfer Dealings & Barca Away
It was a disappointing campaign the 18/19 season truth be told; yes we showed flashes of what can be achieved under the guidance of Emery but despite our run toContinue readingApps that Every Arsenal Fan needs to download this summer
There’s a giddiness in the air, coupled with a conspiratorial nod and wink. The sort of euphoria which overwhelms when a big-money signing lands. A convoluted logic follows; every linkContinue readingOn Giddiness, Coutinho, Rugani and Tierney…
So, finally, after many, many, many, many, many moons, Arsenal confirmed the signing of Nicholas Pepe. Even the catholic church – confirmations experts by any standards – questioned how longContinue readingPepe Signs!! Upamecano or Rugani To Follow??