With transfer business slower than sluggish, Arsenal faced a long hot summer. Step forward the first-team squad; there’s nothing like a win to fill the void where hope has seeminglyContinue readingOn Beating Bayern: Are We Headed To The Promised Land?
According to Mirror.co.uk, Arsenal will receive a substantial boost to their meagre summer transfer pot this summer. Unai Emery plans to revamp the entire squad after experiencing a disappointing conclusionContinue readingWill Arsenal Receive A Large Financial Windfall This Summer?
Pravda, as it was once known, noticed three things during the kids 3 – 0 win in the Kroenke Derby. That’s three things in a three-goal win… Junior took theContinue readingKSE Answer Critics But Say Nothing Of Substance
Back in the 50s and 60s, the puritanical among the population sought to prove rock ‘n’ roll was the devil’s work and then when that failed, that the Beatles andContinue readingGreat Expectations Take Time To Materialise
You are traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. YourContinue readingPepe Le Pew: Bid Stories Stink As Do Most Things About Arsenal Right Now
Whatever happens, this transfer window is proving more entertaining than those which went before. Entertaining if you enjoy a good tasering, dousing in pepper spray followed by hot sticks pokedContinue readingArsenal in Need of Transfer Miracles
At the moment, there’s one story in town: Laurent Koscielny. There are some bizarre reactions to his strike action, with the club on the receiving end because the former FrenchContinue readingKoscielny and Arsenal: It’s Getting Messy…
Today’s post was always about Laurent Koscielny. It was a gentle questioning of his role. I’ve left the opening as it was but I’ve been overtaken by events… In aContinue readingLaurent Koscielny: Yesterday’s Man
“His arrival is the final and very important part of the jigsaw in our development of a new football infrastructure to take us forward.” Raul’s lofty claim can be viewedContinue readingThree Cheers for Our Side: Edu Arrives in Our Adidas World
In days of olde, when knights were bold, so the playground rhyme began. The version I knew proceeded to ‘discuss’ the absence of portaloos on what passed for roads in thoseContinue readingArsenal Land First Deal Of Next Summer & Emery’s Plan Is Vital For His Future
When he walked through the door last night, I wasn’t expecting our sixteen-year-old son to tell us he’d bought souvenirs back from his school trip to Budapest. In truth, IContinue readingOn Folk Heroes and Young Guns Going For It
How do you like your football, sir? Saturday at 3pm? I’m afraid not; that is just too ‘old skool’ for the modern game. Sky and BT mauled the fixture listContinue readingPremier League Join UEFA In Contempt for Arsenal Fans
So, did I miss much whilst I was away? A ‘leaked’ video for the new home kit proved the perfect antidote to transfer action or rather, the absence of it.Continue readingTransfer Talk As Warchest Gets Bigger?
Having a net spend of £45m available this summer is somewhat restricting. Yes, we’re back to net spend. We dallied with amortisation-driven spend but that never really took hold. TooContinue readingTransfer Rumours and Besties on a Budget
A sign that the transfer window is close to opening properly came yesterday as Arsenal published their ‘released players’ list. Three first-teamers and a smattering of reserves; nothing surprising inContinue readingOn Arsenal’s Released Players, Other Weirdos and the Snake Oil Salesman
The headline intimated – nay, insinuated – that Arsenal’s transfer dealings suffered from constipation. It’s a little early in the summer for to be bunged up but what else sells?Continue readingIt’s A Knockout; Arsenal and Ospina Among Others
The one thing Arsenal excels at is a reshuffle. We do like a good one, no matter who is at the helm. Ivan, Raul, Vinai, Unai; the only one whoContinue readingArsenal’s Bould Move For Freddie & Xhaka Can…
Sometimes, pleasure in football isn’t derived from Arsenal. At the moment, ‘sometimes’ is ‘frequently’, more so in the last couple of months when our footballing world collapsed. Thank god LiverpoolContinue readingWhat Will This Summer Mean For Arsenal? Not Much…
The shocking news of Jose Antonio Reyes’ death today puts life into perspective. He was just 35, which is no age at all. At the time of his signing, IContinue readingJose Antonio Reyes: A Man of Great Promise
Our summer dreams are in tatters, or so it said here until the headline was updated at 9.12am. I’d tell you our dreams are in ‘taters. Ploughing fields in ShenleyContinue readingFriends, Enemies and Xhaka: Money is the Root of all Evil
Chelsea 4 – 1 Arsenal Craven capitulation. It’s the only phrase to use, it genuinely is. Wallowing in a bed of self-pity is, of course, on the cards but I’llContinue readingThe Europa League “Must I Review That Rubbish?” Post
Two and a half weeks have passed since a 3 – 1 win at Turf Moor signalled the end of the Premier League season. Two and a half farcical weeks,Continue readingEuropa League Preview: Can Emery Lead Calmer, Chameleon Arsenal To Victory