Arsenal 2 – 2 Southampton The Stylistics told us that ‘na-na’ was the saddest word they ever heard. They were partly right; Unai is the one they were looking for.Continue readingSaints Review: Rotten to the Core
The last Saturday 3pm kick-off at the Emirates until kingdom come sees a relegation six-pointer in the Premier League form book. Ordinarily, I’d be looking at this with a comfortableContinue readingSaints Preview: Who Will Rein In The Tinkerman?
Arsenal 2 – 0 Southampton All the drama came elsewhere on what was generally a good day for Arsenal. The first half performance against Southampton stands comparison with the bestContinue readingRevenge Is Served Up As Arsenal Take Fourth
Southampton arrive at the Emirates in a match we must win. Liverpool can do us a favour by winning at Manchester United while Chelsea face Manchester City at Wembley. RememberContinue readingSouthampton Preview: Three Points or Bust
A lunchtime assignment in the Premier League against the most out of form team in the division with one central defender. What could possibly go wrong? While Arsene wasn’t averseContinue readingSouthampton Preview: Taking It One Louder
Arsenal 3 – 2 Southampton Three points are three points. In the context of this season, it’s the only way you can look at any Premier League fixture. We’re beyondContinue readingSouthampton Review: Comedy Defending So Next Goal Wins
When your team isn’t doing well, finding solace in others misfortune is the default mode of a football supporter. I don’t celebrate Manchester United’s win yesterday, more find it amusingContinue readingSouthampton Preview: Using Saints to Exorcise our Demons
Arsene Wenger was rescued once again by Olivier Giroud at St Mary’s on Sunday and could benefit from giving his compatriot more game time. Arsenal toiled and pressed for anContinue readingGiroud Time Is Coming – Can He Wait?
Southampton 1 – 1 Arsenal An Olivier Giroud header, courtesy of a flick he practices in the mirror each morning, saved us at St Mary’s. It was an unlikely equaliser becauseContinue readingSouthampton Review: Saints Preserve Us Because Our Defending Didn’t
It’s a nostalgia-fuelled post this morning; an ‘I remember a time’ sort of post. Mainly I remember a time when I didn’t go straight back to sleep after the alarm wentContinue readingSouthampton Preview: Nostalgia Ain’t What It Used To Be
Southampton 0 – 2 Arsenal The rev counter increases as the eyes stare intently toward the horizon. Daunting but not impossible; the razor wire presents a formidable barrier to freedom.Continue readingSouthampton Review: Alexis Rifles In For The Great Escape
Southampton and Stoke; grounds where we haven’t won in the last six and seven Premier League fixtures respectively. Not two places where you’d want us to go needing wins butContinue readingSouthampton Preview: I’m Alright, Jack
Southampton 0 – 5 Arsenal Get the bunting out of the cupboard, Maud, we’re off to Wembley. That’s what history tells us, anyway. The fourth victory over Southampton in theContinue readingSouthampton Review: Welbeck In The Groove
Having spent the past few years chomping through his gum on the sideline, Steve Bould gets to show us his managerial mettle over the next fortnight, starting at St Mary’sContinue readingSaints Preview: Hit Me With Your Touchline Ban, Hit Me, Hit Me…
Arsenal 0 – 2 Southampton We’re sill on for the treble, right? Losing last night was no surprise. We knew the wholesale team changes were coming, understood and in mostContinue readingEFL Cup Review: Saints Beat Arsenal Sinners
Odd Job Man The growth of statistical analysis in modern football has led to a surge in previously unheard of jobs. Sunderland are offering one of the easier that you’llContinue readingEFL Cup Preview: Jobs To Do, Pension Rights & Second Strings
Arsenal 2 – 1 Southampton Three points are three points. Arsène rolled the dice ahead of Tuesday’s trip to Paris and escaped with a win. It doesn’t matter – fromContinue readingIt’s All Your Fonte – Saints Pay Ultimate Penalty
So back to the action. Southampton pitch up at the Emirates, cast as sacrificial lambs which is hardly surprising given that they haven’t won a league match in this partContinue readingSouthampton Preview: Saints Or Sinners
17th November 1990 Arsenal 4 – 0 Southampton The Football Association had done their worst and it was just Arsenal fans who feared exactly that. Two points deducted left themContinue readingTales From 1990/91: Arsenal, The Sinners, Turn On The Saints
Southampton 2 – 0 Arsenal 1 – 0 Mane (34) 2 – 0 Tadic (56) Arsène called it self-inflicted. I don’t think you can argue with that assessment at all.Continue readingArsenal Gambol Down The Path To Self-Destruction.
A morning to be joyful if you own shares in any over-the-counter painkiller manufacturers. A bumper time of year for business. Arsène is doing his bit for your dividend asContinue readingSouthampton Preview: Forward Thinking & From The Vaults: 1980