OK, with the squad about to depart to cross the Atlantic, a series of posts loosely based around this “tour” begins today with a favourite match from a US-based contributor,Continue readingArsenal In The USA : Our Favourite Match (#18): Arsenal v Rotherham United, 28th October 2003
Arsenal 0 – 1 Manchester City 0 – 1 Aguero (83) Beforehand Arsène’s assertion that despite not being able to compete with Manchester City financially, his squad could on theContinue readingArsenal Fall To City Sucker Punch
Manchester City arrive at The Emirates for the Carling Cup quarter-finals. It is, if you believe the hype, already decided. The petrodollars have created the squad that will end allContinue readingMancini To Devalue Competition By Playing Kids…
Bolton arrive at The Emirates this evening for a Carling Cup tie that proves that Fifa and Uefa are not the only deliquents when it comes to the fixture list.Continue readingGervinho & van Persie’s Potent Mix. Oh, And Bolton.
Carling Cup 3rd Round Arsenal 3 – 1 Shrewsbury Town 0 – 1 Collins (17) 1 – 1 Gibbs (33) 2 – 1 Oxlade-Chamberlain (58) 3 – 1 Benayoun (79)Continue readingDid Arsenal Win? You Wouldn’t Believe It From The Headlines
Shrewsbury arrive at The Emirates for this evening’s Carling Cup tie. Following on from the weekend’s defeat at Blackburn so quickly, this game is a welcomed relief and distraction. ThisContinue readingShrewsbury Town Preview: A Welcome Relief & Defensive Batterings
Taking a leaf out of the former Labour government, Arsenal released their mid-term financial report on a ‘Bad News Day‘. Hardly surprising that yesterday was chosen, it was expected toContinue readingCriticism Is The Motivation Needed
‘Hardaker’s Folly*’ is fifty this year, today the 51st final of the League Cup. It is also Arsenal’s first final at the ‘new’ Wembley Stadium. It is always a privilegeContinue readingCarling Cup Final Preview: A Time For Winners
In the midst of the bad news about Cesc and Theo missing tomorrow’s Carling Cup Final, outstanding news about Samir Nasri with his contract terms apparently agreed and ready toContinue readingNasri Agrees Terms, Spare A Thought For Rambo & Wembley Beckons
A bit later than expected today, problems with broadband and wireless (dis)connections still not resolved so into work we’ve come today just to write this post. The suffering I goContinue readingJack’s Having A Carling Whilst Ramsey’s Loan Is Right Up His Street
Ipswich Town arrive at The Emirates this evening looking to preserve their one goal advantage and venture onto Wembley for the first time since 1978. History is on their side.Continue readingIpswich Preview: Turning The Tides Of History
Carling Cup, 1st Leg Ipswich Town 1 – 0 Arsenal 1 – 0 Priskin (78) Ipswich fought hard to erase the memory of a seven goal FA Cup slaughter atContinue readingArsenal’s Poor Performance Gets Just Rewards
Arsene’s admission that Sebastien Squillaci’s injury may force him to dip into the office petty cash to look for a new centre back has led to renewed speculation in certainContinue readingArsenal Defensive Vacancy: Cloggers Need Not Apply
Carling Cup Quarter Final Arsenal 2 – 0 Wigan Athletic 1 – 0 Alcaraz (41 o.g.) 2 – 0 Bendtner 67 As Manchester United were humiliated at Upton Park, ArsenalContinue readingEscape From Alcaraz As Arsenal Slide Into Semi’s
Wigan may pitch up at The Emirates this evening but if they do, will anyone else with weather warnings being issued. Arsenal have told everyone to plan as if theContinue readingCarling Cup Preview: Are Wigan-er Win This Competition?
Arsenal travel to St James Park for a League Cup tie for the first time. The three previous meetings between the two sides have all taken place in London, NewcastleContinue readingCarling Cup Preview: Are We Singing The Same Toon?
It would be tempting to continue crow about the victory at The Lane. Instead Darius is here to talk sense…Who am I kidding. He’s lifted his boot and planted itContinue readingStone Cold Friday: The Different Shades Of Arsenal’s Success
In an interview with L’Equipe, Arsene spelled out his future, words which have been twisted into sensationalist headlines by the unscrupulous, I will coach for as long as I amContinue readingArsene Throws Down The Gauntlet To The Squad