A busy day on the Arsenal front with the arrival of Bernd Leno announced moments after yesterday’s post went live. Did I amend the post? Did I…! It keeps theContinue readingJ-Day: Jack, Jay, Jens – Torreira Confirmed – World Cup Round-Up
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
To paraphrase The Who, meet the new blog, the same as the old blog. So, this is what Friday mornings look like? Thanks to Isaac for his sterling work everyContinue readingThe Mickey A Team & Where Does Jack Go From Here?
Nerves of steel; that’s what the new Arsenal head coach needs. There’s a louche attitude toward defending to deal with – “I do not think I will tackle today, IContinue readingOn Mikel Arteta and Jack Wilshere’s England Omission
Busy times at Highbury House, with all these contract negotiations ongoing. It’s just as well Huss Fahmy is in charge of those talks; all his experience at Team Sky isContinue readingOn Jinxes and Mad Contracts Disease
The summer is shaping to be a taxing one for the club. With a World Cup and curtailed transfer window, any plans for a couple of weeks break are onContinue readingArsenal Talk the Talk, Can They Walk the Walk?
It’s probably been the best four days of the season. The bar, I admit, has been set low for an underwhelming 2017-18, but Tottenham’s defeat to Juventus set us upContinue readingFootball Maths: Contracts + Fair Treatment = Better Use of Funds
If London’s weather is anything like here, an already thin crowd will be sparser this evening. Highbury’s record low of 4k isn’t under threat but comfortably, if tonight’s match goesContinue readingManchester City Preview: It’s All About the Manager (Again)…
Arsenal return to Premier League action with a tricky little test at Burnley on Sunday. It’s hard to think that any of the team which lost in Cologne did anythingContinue readingCan Arsène Afford To Be As Honest As Jack Wants?
The international break continues apace, hurtling toward the return of club football at breakneck speed. Even the England team are eager to get through the fortnight, adding a little verveContinue readingEngland Get Creditable Draw As Deschamps Offers An Alternative View
The back of the international week is broken and players are one game away from returning to Arsenal. Which means football is nearly back. Congratulations to Alex Iwobi on nettingContinue readingOn Iwobi, Rambo & L’il Jack
The world is out of kilter and has been for a long time. The draft-dodging buffoon in the White House is hero-worshipping neo-nazis while castigating those who pursue a peacefulContinue readingTheo & Jack – England Dreaming
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It’s a bit like Christmas Day really. You get the shiny new toy but then realise you’ve got the wrong size batteries and with it being the season to beContinue readingJack Flak As Transfer Talk Continues Unabated
In a little under 36 hours, it will all be over. Mercifully; I don’t think many will disagreement with that sentiment. The transfer window is definitely the bane of theContinue readingPerez Arrives, Bayern Grab Gnab Whilst Jack & Calum Are All A-loan.
International week continues to be a pain in the Arsenal with no rational explanation from anyone as to why the governing bodies claimed this particular week as their own. ItContinue readingEngland Expects That Jack Will Do His Duty
So, the hosts win The Emirates Cup which is nice. As pre-season workouts go, Arsene will have been by and large, pleased with the weekend’s efforts but have food forContinue readingWilshere & Arshavin: The Season Is Creeping Closer