Arsenal 2 – 0 Hull City There is a madness engulfing football. Referees apologising for handballs that never were, Rafa Benitez touted as Wenger’s successor and Garth Crooks. I’ll leaveContinue readingHull Hath No Fury Like A Handball Scorned
Hull City pitch up at the Emirates in a match Arsenal have to win. Not in the sense of being in the hunt for trophies or anything as tawdry asContinue readingHull City Preview: Hashtag Win, Three Points Please; Wright On…
Parliament has spoken; the debate is over. Tracey Crouch passed the verdict: “It’s up to the FA whether they wish to play Russian roulette with public money.” Think about thatContinue readingSweet FA as Arsene wants some backing
Meeting the press this morning, Arsene wasn’t asked about the sad news of Alan Simpson dying. God knows why; he’d be an expert on the state of British sitcoms becauseContinue readingArsene on Hull, fans, the season & just about everything
The Small Face had it right in the song ‘Lazy Sunday’: mustn’t grumble. 4 – 1 away from home and the luxury of a missed penalty in an overall good performance.Continue readingHull City Review: Xhaka Can? Xhaka Did!
Arsenal travel to Hull today, a city where they haven’t lost for more than a century. Rarely, I’d suggest, have they been set for a tougher game in that time.Continue readingHull Preview: Xhaka Can, So Can Arsenal
The Premier League returns tomorrow with the trip to Hull City. Previously thought of as three points there to be put into the kitbag and heading home. Perceptions change, influencedContinue readingHull, Rotation And Finances Or Football
Arsenal 2 – 0 Hull City 1 – 0 Mertesacker (20) 2 – 0 Sanchez (82) Arsenal’s defence of the FA Cup began with a comfortable win over last season’sContinue readingArsenal Ease Into FA Cup Fourth Round & From The Vaults: 1932
Saturday morning, the time for the tingling excitement of matchday. Thankfully after the international break, Arsenal have a 3pm kick-off; there’s no waiting around, casting envious glances wondering why theContinue readingHull Preview: The Hunt For A Red October Begins
The trip to Hull brings back many fond memories of previous encounters, Phil Brown’s jocularity always shines through when faced with Arsenal and Brian ‘Laughing Boy’ Horton; well, what aContinue readingHull City (A) Preview: Who Has Tiger Feet?
Traditions of Christmas still abound in an everchanging world. Liz still spouts on, families snooze post whichever meal they have gorged on, too much alcohol and kids fighting because oneContinue readingCesc, Motty and Arsene on Boxing Day
Ordinarily the post-match interviews are concerned with physical injuries. Hull City’s attempts to be a Blackburn or Bolton – they succeeded, we normally comfortably win home matches against those twoContinue readingManuel Taunts As Arsene Forgives
Hull pitch up at The Emirates for the first time since Cesc tried to shine Brian Horton’s shoes in the FA Cup earlier this year. That Cesc is not goingContinue readingHull City (H) Preview – Taming The Tango Tiger
An extra lay-in this morning for the players this morning thanks to the conspiratorial excesses of the Premier League and Sky. Tomorrow’s match with ‘Boro is important for both sidesContinue readingDoubting Tomas & Cesc Is Spitting Mad
The media must have been dreading this week on Monday morning. What would they fill their back pages with? No Champions League, no Premier League, one Quarter Final tie inContinue readingMedia Go Mad For ‘Gobgate’,