Match Day Live: Manchester United vs Arsenal

Manchester United v Arsenal Barclays Premier League, Old Trafford Saturday, August 29, 2009, 17:15 Afternoon all – it’s match day and match day live, which means we’re online and ready to attempt to give an online update of what’s going on at Old Trafford. It’s been a little bit of a difficult week with the Eduardo … [Read more…]

The Treatment of Eduardo Is Beyond Belief

In a world where we have seen players like Steven Gerrard, Didier Drogba and Cristiano Ronaldo dive over and over again to win free kicks, penalties, con referees intentionally and bring the game into disrepute, we have also seen a judicial system that doesn’t punish them the slightest. We have seen managers like Rafa Benetiz, … [Read more…]

Match Preview: Arsenal vs Celtic

Boys and Girls… The time has come for second home game of the season and I am very much looking forward to my trip to the Emirates today – free scarf at hand, ready to twirl it around pre, during and post match…! Okay… let’s dive straight into it… tonight it’s Arsenal vs Celtic at … [Read more…]

The 4-3-3

Today’s topic for conversation is the 4-3-3. Some people call it a 4-5-1, others a 4-2-3-1, others call it a 4-1-4-1, but ultimately, in shape it’s a 4-3-3. This season has seen a change of formation and it’s something that has personally taken me by surprise. I’ve always been a 4-4-2 man… remember the days … [Read more…]

Arsenal 4 – 1 Portsmouth

Arsenal 4-1 Portsmouth Barclays Premier League, Emirates Stadium Saturday, August 22, 2009, 15:00 Diaby 18, 22, Gallas 51, Ramsey 69 Evening all, and what a first home game of the season. I’ll keep this match report brief and pretty much a mini-match report as I’m on route out and have done a – what is … [Read more…]

Weekend Preview

Games are coming thick and fast at the moment and after a summer of emptiness, we’ve had two games in relatively quick succession and before we know it, we’ll be travelling to the Emirates for our first home game of the season, and it will be a very sweet return to the Emirates as I’ve … [Read more…]

Celtic 0 – 2 Arsenal: Lucky… but efficient…

A very good performance by Arsenal saw us beat “The Hoops” 2-0 at Celtic Park. Celtic 0-2 Arsenal UEFA Champions League, Celtic Park Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 19:45 Gallas 43, Caldwell 71 (og) Indeed, a very good performance. But a different kind of performance, an efficient performance that saw us “grind out a result”. I’d … [Read more…]