Arsenal’s marquee signing of the summer hasn’t been given very much time to showcase why he cost the club £72m. However, he’s already showing the ability that is encouraging GunnersContinue readingPepe’s Performances Are Very Encouraging: Examining the New Gunner’s Start
It’s not often the football and Twitter collides…ahem. Or at least they don’t collide in the way Zenit St Petersburg expected. A slip of the finger and their DMs filledContinue readingTransfer Gossip Picks Up & Bob’s Ready
Is this the start of a new week or does the bank holiday mean that Tuesday is the new Monday? It’s hellishly early for me, whatever the answer to thatContinue readingThe Great Arsenal Sale: Can Raul Really Outsmart The Market?
Liverpool 3 – 1 Arsenal In the end, defeat was unsurprising but from that defeat came a number of positives and pointers for the rest of the season. It mightContinue readingLiverpool Review: Some Good Bits, Some Bad & Some Very Ugly
Even before 26th May 1989, the two meetings with Liverpool were among the biggest in the fixture list. Let’s be honest, from the mid-70s to that fateful night it wasContinue readingLiverpool Preview: Joining the Big-Time Charlies
Liverpool is in everyone’s line of sight with the ‘first big test’ of the season tomorrow night. That’s the ‘first big test’ until you pass it; then Tottenham becomes theContinue readingOn Pepe, Ceballos & Liverpool
That ray of sunshine in your life called Arsenal FC? There’s a black cloud headed in its’ direction and it’s called Ray Parlour. They call him a ‘bubbly character’ butContinue readingOn Matteo & the Midfield, Champions League & Corruption
Arsenal had a hugely successful summer transfer window, transforming £45 million into the signings of Kieran Tierney, Dani Ceballos and Nicolas Pepe. Fans are excited about what this season hasContinue readingWhich of Arsenal’s New Signings Will Have the Biggest Impact This Season?
I’ve just realised the headline could be construed as a proud parent updating the world on their toddler: “JK Speaks! JK Walks!” We’ll see whether Junior comes out of thisContinue readingJK Speaks Plus Sokratis on Sideshow Bob
We do love a hero in football, don’t we? So quickly crowned, venomously disavowed on their departure. Mostly, not always. Liam Brady, Dennis Bergkamp, Thierry Henry. Different ages, different reasons;Continue readingDani Ceballos: An Answer To Our Prayers?
Arsenal 2 – 1 Burnley Sean Dyche chatted sh*t after the game about simulation. Of course he did; his team lost. The real target of his ire was his ownContinue readingPatchy Arsenal Take Deserved Three Points
The opening home game of the season is always a special occasion. The campaign is really underway when the Arsenal lay in front of their own fans. Today sees anContinue readingBurnley Preview: Youth Gives Way to New Boys
Unai met the press yesterday with Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac dominating the reporting. As you’d expect, he welcomed them back. Not just as a boss or Arsenal employee butContinue readingOn Ozil and Home Debuts in Early Burnley Thoughts
The weekend is nearly upon us; Burnley are already dismissed as cannon fodder. Apparently, there is a stat which tells us Arsenal will end the weekend top of the PremierContinue readingKolasinac and Ozil: Are You Outraged?
If Celtic fans want to tell me once again that they won’t miss Kieran Tierney, I’ll be here all day. I double-checked the line-ups when I saw the result, justContinue readingTransfer Gossip: Famous Five Head For Exit?
This morning sees Unai Emery basking in the glory of the opening weekend win at Newcastle. Basking is probably too strong a term for discontent is simmering under the surface.Continue readingAre The Kids As Good As We Think? Can Emery Get The Best Out Of Them?
Newcastle United 0 – 1 Arsenal On every level, Yesterday’s win at St James Park was ideal. Bar entertaining football; I’ll give you that. Entertaining football, however, isn’t what wasContinue readingNewcastle Review: One-Nil To The Arsenal
I knew the season was upon us when I penned last night’s 2019-20 preview. Yes, the Premier League began on Friday but the matches so far all had the airContinue readingNewcastle Preview: Will Arsenal Be On Song Or Out Of Toon?
Baku doesn’t seem that long ago. Nor the preceding weeks which saw us throw away a top four finish in Unai Emery’s first season in charge. However, a turbulent summerContinue reading2019-20: Erasing Bad Memories?
The Premier League began last night with a match that had the air of being a friendly. Liverpool’s defensive vulnerability from the preseason continued but Norwich’s? What do you say,Continue readingÖzil & Kola Shocker Plus Other Newcastle Team News
That’s phase one over. English football’s determination to shoot itself in the foot means there are no more signings incoming at Arsenal. The squad is what is until January atContinue readingTierney, Luiz In, Iwobi Out: How Was The Transfer Window For You?
…David Luiz trains away from the rest of the first-team Chelsea squad and wants to move to Arsenal… It’s the kind of dystopian future I dream of. A grey BladerunnerContinue readingOn Luiz and Tierney; Any More for Any More in Transfer Window?