The Arsenal Massive are in Dortmund allowing a transfer to get in the way of their boys weekend. Tellingly, Sven Mislintat is with them in a transfer window which hasContinue readingAlexis: So Long and Thanks For All The Fish
After a bleak football-less week, we resume the descent into Premier League mediocrity this afternoon as Crystal Palace visit the Emirates. The 3 – 2 win at Selhurst Park isContinue readingA Crystal Palace Preview & A Bit About Transfers: A Usual January Saturday
Arsenal football club has been in the news for all the wrong reasons for more than a couple of seasons. Among all the top clubs in England, Arsenal are rightlyContinue readingEmmanuel Petit: Sanchez and Ozil Playing For Arsenal Exits
“I am confident [he will sign a new deal], yes. But what does that mean? I don’t know.” Arsène’s trawlers and seagulls moment after Saturday’s win over Newcastle. Asked aboutContinue readingÖzil’s Contract & Curing The Malaise
You get the feeling that Thursday night is an inconvenience Arsenal could do without. Eyes are already turned to the weekend’s trip to Manchester City; the ‘new’ Invincibles against aContinue readingAlexis Will to Win Questioned; Arsène Answers With a Straight Bat
It must be October because the injury gremlins are here. The month when national teams borrow players and return them crocked for Arsenal. The time when we start trying everythingContinue readingSTONE COLD FRIDAY: Give Me October, I’ll Give You The Gremlins
It’s a mythical beast like the Rok – or a good film with the Rock in it – the Unicorn or Phoenix; extinct and the stuff of fairy tales. It’sContinue readingChambers Gives Us A Sign While Who Knows What Mesut’s Up To
Crime and Punishment; the title of Dostoyevski’s classic fits to current era Arsenal rather well. Nodding sagely, some will think instantly of the manager; others such as myself, the players.Continue readingAlexis Sanchez & Mesut Özil: The Shifting Sands of Popularity
Did I say “Fixes”? Depends on your definition of fixing. Democracy is like two hyenas and a lamb deciding what’s for dinner. They say the minority have their say, theContinue readingSTONE COLD FRIDAY: Democracy Fixes The Transfer Window
“[Alexis joining Manchester City] was not very close, it’s very difficult for me to speak about that because what I want now is the player to focus on his career, onContinue readingArsenal’s Deadline Day: A Numbing Void Of Nothingness
It seems that Ox isn’t quite out of the door yet. Instead of completing his move to Chelsea yesterday, it seems he got wind of Liverpool’s interest and decided toContinue readingSanchez, Ox & Ozil Not Off But Gibbs Given Pulis Torture
There’s a plan, isn’t there? We’re just little people and don’t grasp the complexities. Arsène is the Mayan chief, talking us through the wonders of the universe and explaining howContinue readingOx and Mustafi Out The Door, Sanchez To Follow – So, Arsène, What’s The Plan?
You have to admit. There’s a cruel irony that shouldn’t be lost on Stan Kroenke and his hunting expeditions. Only, it’s the Foxes who make their way into the GunnersContinue readingSTONE COLD FRIDAY: Leicester Preview – Foxes and Gunners
The players landed in Oz, and it’s business as usual for Arsène. It genuinely is, with his first press conference since the last, dominated by the future of Alexis Sanchez.Continue readingArsène On Alexis, Giroud, Lacazette and Lemar, But No Mention Of Theo
Joe Strummer and Mick Jones nailed it: this indecision’s bugging me. To be honest, melodramas with prima donna footballers tire me. There’s humour to be found in most situations butContinue readingPrima Donna Contracts: Time For Arsenal To Cash In?
Arsène’s claim to be the inventor of breaking news of transfers in a ‘creative’ way gave us an insight into the man. Asking the press to turn up to meetContinue readingPer-fect, Lemar Bid While Alexis Gives Özil A Free Pass
Oh, what tangled webs… The deal to sign Alexandre Lacazette is ‘done’ in newspaper parlance. According to everyone, most notably the Lyon president, it will be completed in the nextContinue readingOn Alexis, Lacazette and Mahrez
The victory for Alexis Sanchez is complete. Arsenal, or more accurately, Arsène Wenger, refuses to sell him to a rival. If that’s the criteria, he’ll be joining Manchester City thisContinue readingAlexis, Ox and Is Kylian Mbappe This Summer’s Suarez?
Footballas! Dontcha just love ’em? It’s a mixed weekend for the club. Alexandre Lacazette is on the verge of joining with Arsenal and Lyon close to agreement. Even Ornstein ofContinue readingLacazette & Alexis: Some You Win…
Pick a year, any year; even the good summers are drawn out affairs. Arsenal in transfer market lend themselves readily to the words “saga”, “tedious”, and, “frustration”. This year isContinue readingFree The Chilean One, Wenger’s Powerbase Confirmed & Rambo
Whichever way you look at the Arsenal, the media coverage points to a club in crisis. The lack of leadership, so manifestly needed on the pitch, isn’t coming from theContinue readingThe Chips Are Down & Superstar Footballers
Looks familiar. If you’re of a certain age, Arthur Askey, Dennis Norden and Bob Monkhouse spring to mind. Arsenal supporters think of players whose time at the Emirates invariably endedContinue readingArsenal, A Club On The Road To Nowhere