This international break succeeded where others failed: it’s broken my perspacity. Arsenal are in Dubai for “warm weather training” which must hack Aaron Ramsey off given he’s been sent backContinue readingOn Ramsey, PEA, Friendlies and Youth.
To the mirth of just about everyone, Aaron Ramsey sent a heartfelt message of thanks to the fans and then left the PR apprentice to finish off the message. “KindContinue readingFare Thee Well, Aaron As You Go With Our Kind Regards
The matches come thick and fast for the next fortnight with European and domestic cups interspersed among the Premier League schedule. With injuries taking their toll, the depth of theContinue readingOn Rotation, Consistency and Summer Sales
I could launch into a diatribe about Scudamore’s bonus but I’ve done that already. Specious justifications for the deal haven’t changed my mood from earlier this week. Despite supporters trustsContinue readingOn England and Ramsey
Andy Williams claimed Solitaire was the only game in town but for Aaron Ramsey, it’s how to rekindle his love affair with Arsenal. He hasn’t fallen out of love withContinue readingOn Ramsey and Henry: Two Different Trails
Were William Congreve writing today, he’d sit back, pipe in mouth, pleased as punch with his work. Sipping his celebratory glass of port, he’d tease his Twitter followers with 140Continue readingRamsey Off – Free Transfer Not As Bad As It Seems
Arsenal legend Paul Merson urged Aaron Ramsey to sign a new long-term contract amid fears Arsenal will lose him for free next summer. Media speculation claims both Chelsea and ManchesterContinue readingDoes Ramsey Justify a New Long-Term Deal?
It’s car-crash television watching another club turn inwards on itself and devour every shred of dignity. You know, how other fans viewed us. Mourinho’s reign is the Hovis ad. ManchesterContinue readingA Day in the Life of Arsenal: Contract Drama and Training Soap Operas
Lazio await in the final pre-season match in Stockholm – of course – after which, it’s all about the Premier League season. Unai Emery received his ‘Arsenal welcome’ when heContinue readingOn Aaron Ramsey and Bond Villains
Arsenal 1 – 1 Atletico Madrid Atletico win 3 – 1 on penalties It won’t be long before someone launches a crowdfunding page for their first ‘Emery Out’ banner. OrContinue readingAtletico Madrid Review: Making Emile Of It
The ‘British Core’. Quite possibly the biggest marketing ploy since Malcolm McClaren conjured up a cartoon punk band and ripped off the record labels something chronic. There is no ‘BritishContinue readingOn Ramsey, Leaving and Atletico
Divination by training bibs never really worked so maybe divination by being on the plane to Singapore will be more productive. It works to a certain extent. Chuba Akpom impressedContinue readingOn Contracts, Ramsey & More Outgoings
The focus switches to pre-season and the tour of the Far East. Hopefully, the club is more diligent in its’ travel arrangements than the commercial department allegedly were when itContinue readingOn Pre-Season Tours and Exit Doors
Unai Emery held his the pre-match press conference of his reign yesterday. It might only be Borehamwood but even the boss’ vocal chords must undergo pre-season training. If the themesContinue readingEmery’s Three R’s! Ramsey, Readiness and Really Important Stuff
Sometimes in the business of football transfers, there’s an obvious reason for signing a player. Stephan of Liechtenstein and Sokratis; I understand the philosophy behind those moves. Our defence needsContinue readingOn Ramsey, Fellaini and Other Rumours
This morning sees the first test of the ‘new’ Arsenal emerge with reports that the club offered Aaron Ramsey a new five-year deal. Every report declares it’s ‘sign or beContinue readingOn Ramsey, Wilshere, Welbz and This Morning’s Transfer Talk
The only true happiness in an FA Cup final between United and Chelsea is Kim Jong Un nuking it. Or they became immersed in an eternal penalty shootout when neitherContinue readingJose’s Tears and It’s Goodbye from Him…
After the euphoria of Thursday night’s rout, the comedown was very quick indeed. Henrikh Mkhitaryan has torn one, with his medial ligament damage reportedly keeping him out for a fewContinue readingMhiki-tears-one and Ramsey: Lost in Contract Mess or Staying Put?
How long does it take to build an oil refinery? No, it’s not a trick question. Find the answer and that’s how long Stan Kroenke and Alisher Usmanov have toContinue readingSTONE COLD FRIDAY: Oiling and Cementing The Arsenal