The weekend has commenced with a new signing. Inevitably, there have been a large number of underwhelmed responses to it, typically wanting the big signings not caring whether the squadContinue readingIt's All A State Of Mind
Ryan Babel offered out about as clear as dammit ‘Come And Get Me‘ as Arsene has received in years. Speaking at the Under-21 tournament, Babel said, If I get theContinue readingBendtner, Babelling On And No Henry
The fixtures are out as you no doubt know, the full list is here. A not unreasonable start with Fulham (h), Blackburn (a) and Manchester City (h) surrounding the CLContinue reading2007-08 Fixture Review
The bushes were hacked back successfully yesterday and it’s amazing how true to the current situation at Arsenal they were. Marca and El Mundo Deportivo turned out to weeds, parasitesContinue readingAre The Board Panic-Striken Or Just PR Inept?
I had been intending to ignore the latest Will He, Won’t He saga; if his Agent strenously denies the current round of tabloid tales then so be it. You haveContinue readingShould He Stay Or Should He Go?
The weekend’s speculation about the trials and tribulations have developed into a full-blown media ‘crisis’ this morning with just about every possible interpretation being put on Arsene’s pledge to seeContinue readingShort Term Pain For Medium Term Gain
The News Of The World made a big play of having the futures of Arsene Wenger and Thierry Henry explained in today’s edition. Don’t waste your money buying it forContinue readingWon't You Stay Just A Little Bit Longer?
All the ‘news’ dominated by Theirry Henry, to the extent that even the Government has an opinion on it. Gordon Brown reportedly told Sports Journalists that he believes Henry willContinue readingReality Check
Thierry Henry seems to be doing the media rounds at the moment, this time being interviewed on ESPN and a lot more upbeat about the future, and present, than wouldContinue readingA Captain Speaks (At Last) And This Guy Has The Biggest Yaya's Of The Lot
It seems that the impatient are to get their wish with some transfer activity being reported. The Independent says that Florent Malouda will cost in the region of £10m, hijackingContinue readingIn The Maloud-a And Fickle Public Speaking
Pretty much business as usual on the Arsenal front as the Catalan media go into overdrive. A Spanish international gives them the opportunity to get the soundbites that they wantContinue readingThe Usual Transfer B…And A Quick Buck Could Cost Arsenal Dear
Quiet day news-wise with the usual suspects doing the rounds. However, a slight change came with Marca, which as you know is Castellano for Bullshitting Bastards, reporting with a headlineContinue readingRibery, Adebayor And A Ghost Returns To Haunt Us
Sunday is the day for all the fantasy transfers to be contained in one bitesize chunk for the week. As per usual, Henry is off to Barcelona according to everyoneContinue readingHenry, Rosicky, Arsene – Will The Last One Out Of The Building Turn Off The Lights?
A quiet morning is likely to be the prelude to an even quieter week with Goodplaya reporting that Arsene was seen catching a flight to Sardinia yesterday, one hopes toContinue readingThe First Exit And A Captain Speaks
A quiet morning (thankfully) on the spurious transfer rumours front although the name of Djibril Cisse turned up yesterday which is right in from the leftfield, totally unexpected. And toshContinue readingDelusions, Confusions And Oppositions
The backlash has begun. No sooner have Manchester United spent £50m on three players (if reports are to be believed) than the comments start about how we will finish twentyContinue readingHenry The Eighth To Speak Out
A lot of debtate being kicked off about The Times Fink Tank statistical analysis of players in the Premiership last season. From Arsenal’s perspective it seems that there is aContinue readingStatistically Speaking
An extended break – a whole weekend not even thinking about football; people, it can be done. Especially when on the night before a wedding you are driving forty oddContinue readingTime To Cut The Premiership Down To Size
Julio Baptista has finally confirmed what everyone expected in that he is back to Madrid, partly I suspect because Reyes is apparently not staying at Real but mainly because heContinue readingBeast, Arsene And Adopting A Defensive Tone.
If Dante had been a football fan, The Divine Comedy would have included a tenth circle of Hell and he would have called it The Close Season. In that particularContinue readingLiving Hell And False Prophets