Liverpool 5 – 1 Arsenal Where to begin after a performance like that? They say don’t hit a wasps nest with a stick but that’s what we did. Dressed inContinue readingLiverpool Review: Shameful, Shambolic and Sh…
So. Farewell Then Peter Hill-Wood. You were the Last great Arsenal chairman. Which admittedly In recent Years is a Pretty low bar. You oversaw Five league Titles. Which is whatContinue readingSo. Farewell PHW & Liverpool Preview
The Football Association welcomed Unai Emery to English football last night with a charge of improper conduct for kicking a water bottle. A one-match ban is likely given the FA’sContinue readingEmery on Benchmarks, FA Charges and More
Arsenal 1 – 1 Liverpool Unai Emery declared himself “50% happy” with yesterday’s match. That’s at least 30-35% less than most of us. That final 10-15%? That’s the gap betweenContinue readingLiverpool Review: Point Taken, Point Made
There are times when you wonder what passes through the brains of the rich and powerful. It’s only when their schemes become public knowledge that you find out that mostlyContinue readingLiverpool Preview: No Frills, Just Hard Work
Attention quickly turns to Liverpool following the diversion into the League Cup. History dictates this is one of the biggest home games of the season, even when they were onContinue readingEarly Liverpool Thoughts: Heading for the Tenth Circle of Hell
Arsenal 3 – 3 Liverpool This is a different post to the one I was writing at half-time. As that whistle blew, the players trudged from the pitch to aContinue readingLiverpool Review: A Point Gained But Will The Two Dropped Hurt More?
Liverpool arrive at the Emirates tonight for the first of the festive fixtures. In twelve days time, it ends with the visit of Chelsea; the new year begins with aContinue readingLiverpool Preview: Let the Festive see the Football
Liverpool 4 – 0 Arsenal “If you look across the world of football, you don’t find better candidates than Arsène Wenger.” I’m leaving Ivan Gazidis’ words hanging there, just whileContinue readingLiverpool Review: Pathetic.
It’s a sign of the mood around the club that rumours of Shkodran Mustafi and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain being omitted from the squad for today’s game were given credence. The jobContinue readingLiverpool Preview: Rumours Swirl But Alexis Returns
It’s that time of month. That time of August, if I can clarify a bit. That time when you want to crane your neck out of the long grass andContinue readingSTONE COLD FRIDAY: 7 More Sleeps To The End Of The Circus
Liverpool 3 – 1 Arsenal As a way of losing a match, that was a new one from Arsène. Dropping your top scorer to the bench may be a signContinue readingLiverpool Review: Rope-A-Dope Leaves Arsenal Battered
Liverpool away. 1971, 1987, 1989, 1991; 1950 if you’re older. For Arsenal supporters this is a fixture which resonates through the ages. I suspect that it’s older supporters whoContinue readingLiverpool Preview: Sweet Music and Symmetry
When the story of Liverpool’s interest broke on Sky Sports News last night, they were quick to show footage of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on Goals on Sunday a few months back. Ox answered theContinue readingOpportunity Ox – Liverpool In For Midfielder?
Arsenal Flattered – 4 Liverpool There was something achingly familiar about yesterday: the much-vaunted mental strength that Arsène talked about was noticeable by its absence. Conceding four goals in nineteenContinue readingSame Old Arsenal? No – That’s A New Excuse To Be Fair
Is it really that time already? I know I wrote a preview post yesterday but it’s feels like it’s been a short pre-season although a long one in the transferContinue readingLiverpool Preview: Let The Madness Begin
17th January 1991 It was an early sign that the television companies and football in general, cared little about supporters. Surprisingly so since a quarter of a century ago, televisionContinue readingTales From 1990/91: ITV To Switch Liverpool Fixture
Nose pushed firmly out of joint by the appearance of the FA Cup in the top flight calendar, the Premier League muscled back into view with a full programme ofContinue readingLiverpool Preview: Time To Kick On
3rd December 1990 The day after the emphatic victory, the media were openly questioning the Liverpool manager as well as looking at how David O’Leary would remain at Highbury…
2nd December 1990 Arsenal 3 – 0 Liverpool Four weeks earlier, the media had handed Liverpool the title when the FA deducted two points from Arsenal following the brawl atContinue readingTales From 1990/91: Arsenal Crush Liverpool And Back In Title Race
It’s so quiet at the moment with the international break, we’ll revisit the pivotal moment of the 1990/91 season. 12th November 1990 Judgement Day: all it needed was Arnold SchwarzeneggerContinue readingTales From 1990/91: FA Hand The Title To Liverpool
Arsenal 0 – 0 Liverpool A season of great promise? Reality, as ever, is not living up to the hype. Pre-season was filled with title predictions, calls to arms andContinue readingHuff And Puff But No Reward: Average Arsenal Fire Blanks