Arsenal 1 – 3 Manchester United My original post was succinct and to the point; one word. It summed up the frustration at the result and the manner in whichContinue readingUnited Review: We Lost.
Hmmm… Dare I go for the ‘jumpers for goalposts’ of Sundy-sundy-Sunderland or an eclair would have taken a better penalty than McClair? Nothing like a few moments reverie… The hopeContinue readingUnited Preview: Night Fever
Arsenal versus Manchester United. If you believe the hype, the animosity between the two clubs began when Arsene Wenger arrived to challenge Alex Ferguson’s stranglehold on the Premier League trophy.Continue readingThree Reasons Why Arsenal vs Man Utd Is Unmissable
Manchester United visit Arsenal in the pick of the FA Cup fourth round ties on Friday night. The two clubs are the most successful in the competition’s history having featuredContinue readingSpirit of the Cup Revived
The Premier League trumpeted the £7.6bn contribution to the British economy it makes each year. Not only that, the £3.3bn in taxes paid just as HMRC mention the £355m inContinue readingOn Suits, Wages and Signings
Mmmmm…Liam Brady, eh…Big Willie…Rixy stroking Liam Brady’s balls into the middle…mmmm….five-minute final…jumpers for goalposts… How long after last night’s FA Cup 4th round draw did 1979 pop up in conversation?Continue readingFA Cup, Loans and Have We Signed Anyone Yet?
Blackpool 0 – 3 Arsenal Pitches; I forgot them in yesterday’s post but thanks to Blackpool, memories came flooding back of how they were great levellers in the FA CupContinue readingBlackpool Review: Never Mind The Willocks, Here’s Joe
The final whistle signalled the orderly march to the exits. Breath weaved its way skyward, mingling with tobacco, Bovril and occasional other aromas. Waves of red and white rode aContinue readingBlackpool Preview: Up For The Cup?
The Football Association launched an investigation this morning after it became clear that a number of officials undertook the ‘Birdbox Challenge’ whilst matches were underway. It began with the linoContinue readingBirdbox Challenge Exposed and Early FA Cup Thoughts
Nottingham Forest 4 – 2 Arsenal In an ideal world, we’d be sitting here agreeing that the team performance was the reason that we lost. And it was; poor officiatingContinue readingForest Expose Arsenal Flaws
The defence of the FA Cup begins on the banks of the River Trent. Forest are in disarray, managerless and in dreadful form; perfect giant-killing material if we’re honest. NotContinue readingForest Preview With Transfer Talk But Does It Walk The Walk?
The only cost for the Europa League which Stan will take notice of is the refunds given to season ticket holders yesterday. I say given to them but mentioned inContinue readingBob Wilson Said, FA Cup Final and More
Arsenal 2 – 1 Manchester City If Arsène didn’t use up all his luck in one afternoon, this season may yet end with a smile. An FA Cup final andContinue readingDream On Dreamers, A Blaze Of Glory Awaits
If, as was claimed during the commentary on yesterday’s Chelsea vs. Spurs FA Cup semi-final, necessity is the mother of invention, is Frank Zappa the father? It’s this kind ofContinue readingWishing On A Star? This Is The Match For Them To Shine
“I had many opportunities to go somewhere else but I care for this club and its future.” “Me too, Arsène. Me too.” That’s how the conversations about loyalty will be goingContinue readingArsène Has It Easy & Demands United Performance Against City
The tease continues. A month on from this, “You will soon know. Very soon”, we have graduated to, “I haven’t told anything to anybody“. It’s worse than waiting in allContinue readingIs Three At The Back Just Pep Talk & Hall of Fame Inductees
Arsenal 5 – 0 Lincoln City Job done. The gulf in abilities shone through in the end with four second-half goals suitable reward for Arsenal’s dominance. Lincoln’s first half effortsContinue readingLincoln Review: An Advert For The Future?
Lincoln City arrive at the Emirates this evening, sacrificial lambs for the FA Cup slaughter. Their chances in the normal course of events, would be described as “slim and noneContinue readingLincoln Preview: FA Cup Offers Arsenal A Great Escape!
Arsène held his pre-Lincoln press conference and the immediate headlines all talked about his future. And then the board gave him a vote of confidence, “We are fully aware ofContinue readingThe Arsenal Movement: A Board’s Denial & Arsène’s Truth
Sutton United 0 – 2 Arsenal A nation held its breath and urged a hearty effort from the underdogs. And as with Yeovil Town, Farnborough and two or three othersContinue readingLucas Perez & Theo Net As Arsenal Reach Last Eight
The romance of the cup is alive and kicking. Not too hard, the merest hint of contact will leave one Joseph Barton, esquire, crumpled in a heap on the floor.Continue readingRomance Of The Cup But Don’t Go Getting Any Ideas, Sutton