A busy day on the Arsenal front with the arrival of Bernd Leno announced moments after yesterday’s post went live. Did I amend the post? Did I…! It keeps theContinue readingJ-Day: Jack, Jay, Jens – Torreira Confirmed – World Cup Round-Up
It’s claimed that fans in Russia, who cheered Saudi Arabia and Iran, will ‘boo’ Mesut Özil and Ilkay Gundoghan for having their photo taken with Recep Tayyip Erdogan because ofContinue readingArsenal at the World Cup & Is Petr Ceching Out?
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
Nerves of steel; that’s what the new Arsenal head coach needs. There’s a louche attitude toward defending to deal with – “I do not think I will tackle today, IContinue readingOn Mikel Arteta and Jack Wilshere’s England Omission
Busy times at Highbury House, with all these contract negotiations ongoing. It’s just as well Huss Fahmy is in charge of those talks; all his experience at Team Sky isContinue readingOn Jinxes and Mad Contracts Disease
The summer is shaping to be a taxing one for the club. With a World Cup and curtailed transfer window, any plans for a couple of weeks break are onContinue readingArsenal Talk the Talk, Can They Walk the Walk?
It’s probably been the best four days of the season. The bar, I admit, has been set low for an underwhelming 2017-18, but Tottenham’s defeat to Juventus set us upContinue readingFootball Maths: Contracts + Fair Treatment = Better Use of Funds
If London’s weather is anything like here, an already thin crowd will be sparser this evening. Highbury’s record low of 4k isn’t under threat but comfortably, if tonight’s match goesContinue readingManchester City Preview: It’s All About the Manager (Again)…
Arsenal return to Premier League action with a tricky little test at Burnley on Sunday. It’s hard to think that any of the team which lost in Cologne did anythingContinue readingCan Arsène Afford To Be As Honest As Jack Wants?
The international break continues apace, hurtling toward the return of club football at breakneck speed. Even the England team are eager to get through the fortnight, adding a little verveContinue readingEngland Get Creditable Draw As Deschamps Offers An Alternative View
The back of the international week is broken and players are one game away from returning to Arsenal. Which means football is nearly back. Congratulations to Alex Iwobi on nettingContinue readingOn Iwobi, Rambo & L’il Jack
The world is out of kilter and has been for a long time. The draft-dodging buffoon in the White House is hero-worshipping neo-nazis while castigating those who pursue a peacefulContinue readingTheo & Jack – England Dreaming
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
It’s fair to say that almost every member of the current squad is a ‘marmite’ player and Jack Wilshere is no exception. He found himself the centre of attention forContinue readingJack, Marmite and Passion
In a little under 36 hours, it will all be over. Mercifully; I don’t think many will disagreement with that sentiment. The transfer window is definitely the bane of theContinue readingPerez Arrives, Bayern Grab Gnab Whilst Jack & Calum Are All A-loan.
The big kick-off is less than a fortnight away. Arsenal are probably back in the UK by now and resting ahead of pre-season training ratcheting up a notch or two.Continue readingJack Knack & Tommy Back In More Transfer Madness