To the mirth of just about everyone, Aaron Ramsey sent a heartfelt message of thanks to the fans and then left the PR apprentice to finish off the message. “KindContinue readingFare Thee Well, Aaron As You Go With Our Kind Regards
The matches come thick and fast for the next fortnight with European and domestic cups interspersed among the Premier League schedule. With injuries taking their toll, the depth of theContinue readingOn Rotation, Consistency and Summer Sales
I could launch into a diatribe about Scudamore’s bonus but I’ve done that already. Specious justifications for the deal haven’t changed my mood from earlier this week. Despite supporters trustsContinue readingOn England and Ramsey
Andy Williams claimed Solitaire was the only game in town but for Aaron Ramsey, it’s how to rekindle his love affair with Arsenal. He hasn’t fallen out of love withContinue readingOn Ramsey and Henry: Two Different Trails
Were William Congreve writing today, he’d sit back, pipe in mouth, pleased as punch with his work. Sipping his celebratory glass of port, he’d tease his Twitter followers with 140Continue readingRamsey Off – Free Transfer Not As Bad As It Seems
Arsenal legend Paul Merson urged Aaron Ramsey to sign a new long-term contract amid fears Arsenal will lose him for free next summer. Media speculation claims both Chelsea and ManchesterContinue readingDoes Ramsey Justify a New Long-Term Deal?
It’s car-crash television watching another club turn inwards on itself and devour every shred of dignity. You know, how other fans viewed us. Mourinho’s reign is the Hovis ad. ManchesterContinue readingA Day in the Life of Arsenal: Contract Drama and Training Soap Operas
Lazio await in the final pre-season match in Stockholm – of course – after which, it’s all about the Premier League season. Unai Emery received his ‘Arsenal welcome’ when heContinue readingOn Aaron Ramsey and Bond Villains
Arsenal 1 – 1 Atletico Madrid Atletico win 3 – 1 on penalties It won’t be long before someone launches a crowdfunding page for their first ‘Emery Out’ banner. OrContinue readingAtletico Madrid Review: Making Emile Of It
The ‘British Core’. Quite possibly the biggest marketing ploy since Malcolm McClaren conjured up a cartoon punk band and ripped off the record labels something chronic. There is no ‘BritishContinue readingOn Ramsey, Leaving and Atletico
Divination by training bibs never really worked so maybe divination by being on the plane to Singapore will be more productive. It works to a certain extent. Chuba Akpom impressedContinue readingOn Contracts, Ramsey & More Outgoings
Unai Emery held his the pre-match press conference of his reign yesterday. It might only be Borehamwood but even the boss’ vocal chords must undergo pre-season training. If the themesContinue readingEmery’s Three R’s! Ramsey, Readiness and Really Important Stuff
Sometimes in the business of football transfers, there’s an obvious reason for signing a player. Stephan of Liechtenstein and Sokratis; I understand the philosophy behind those moves. Our defence needsContinue readingOn Ramsey, Fellaini and Other Rumours
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
After the euphoria of Thursday night’s rout, the comedown was very quick indeed. Henrikh Mkhitaryan has torn one, with his medial ligament damage reportedly keeping him out for a fewContinue readingMhiki-tears-one and Ramsey: Lost in Contract Mess or Staying Put?
How long does it take to build an oil refinery? No, it’s not a trick question. Find the answer and that’s how long Stan Kroenke and Alisher Usmanov have toContinue readingSTONE COLD FRIDAY: Oiling and Cementing The Arsenal
Robert Johnson reputedly sold his soul to the devil at the crossroads near Dockery Plantation. English football today stands at a crossroads. The Devil we know in one direction, theContinue readingRamsey’s Injury Puts English Football At The Crossroads
The usual suspects have lined up to defend Ryan Shawcross’ challenge on Aaron Ramsey, blithely dismissing it as ‘one of those things, football is so fast‘. It is not oneContinue readingMedia Miss The Point On Ramsey Injury
Sports Psychologists have been working overtime on the Arsenal squad or so it would seem. There is a bit of a Jackie Wilson moment going on, starting with RvP, followedContinue readingRamsey, Walcott Pump It Up and Did The Board Know Your Rights?
Onto the transfer gossip this morning. The Sun reports that Arsene is lining up a £4m bid for Torsten Frings to replace Mathieu Flamini. Aaron Ramsey‘s decision to join ArsenalContinue readingFrings Can Only Get Better, Ramsey, Other Transfers, Win! Win! & Euro 2008