Arsenal vs Barcelona – Preview Number One

Evening folks and welcome to preview number one of the game this midweek – it’s Arsenal vs Barcelona, and it will be a great tie. A true footballing tie of two pure footballing teams. For the neutral, you couldn’t ask for a more scintillating tie. Barcelona have looked on at Arsenal during the years when … [Read more…]

Match Day Live: Birmingham vs Arsenal

Despite the murmurs from Arsene about focussing on today ahead of the Barcelona game, it’s interesting to see that he has opted to rest key players, Samir Nasri and Andrei Arshavin. The confirmed line up is… Almunia Sagna – Campbell – Song – Clichy Denilson – Diaby Walcott – Cesc – Rosicky Bendtner With a bench of … [Read more…]

Focus has to be on Birmingham…

As Arsene rightly put it, the focus has to be on tomorrow’s game… if you haven’t already, check out the preview here. One thing that is certain is that Arsene is focussing all his attention on tomorrow’s game and it’s essential that he does that and that the team does that. I would be a … [Read more…]

Birmingham vs Arsenal – The Preview

Yes, it’s here a day earlier than usual… the big weekend preview… as you all know this week has been one where thoughts have been shared between the midweek fixtures, the game this Saturday and the big game next Wednesday… we saw Chelsea slip back into second position, with the table now looking like this: … [Read more…]

Ramblings at the Nou Camp…

When the Champions League tie was announced, it was clear that Arsenal have drawn the hard route to the final… Most people think – hey Arsenal don’t have a chance, Barcelona – wow that’s tough… but people forget, we were the team that everyone didn’t want… A certain Pep Guardiola said after the draw had … [Read more…]

The Appeal. The Analysis. The Rejection. The Ban.

Yesterday the club announced that it had lodged an appeal against the sending off at West Ham, based on a case of wrongful dismissal… “The FA has received a claim for wrongful dismissal from Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen. Vermaelen was shown a red card for denying  an obvious goalscoring opportunity during Arsenal’s match against West Ham United … [Read more…]

Thierry Henry… A Legend…

Thierry Henry wasn’t the first player ever to leave Arsenal and he certainly won’t be the last, but no one could have left in a more dignified manner. Thierry graced Highbury and then the Emirates for the best part of 8 years and gave us moments that we simply won’t forget. People talk about how … [Read more…]