Defeated but not disgraced. Arsenal 0-1 $ity

Morning Gooners, On paper and in the bank Arsenal faced an extremely tough challenge in the quarter final’s of the Carling cup against Man $ity. The night started with a minute’s silence / appreciation for the late and great Gary Speed. He never played for us, I’m not Welsh but I really liked Gary Speed as … [Read more…]

Arsenal 1-1 Fulham- 2 points lost, or 1 point gained?

*sigh* I should mention that I didn’t watch or listen to the match, neither did I follow it live on twitter, although I followed the BBC live text somewhat. I’ve just watched MotD highlights, so at the moment, that’s all I’ve got to work on, so apologies if I miss anything glaringly obvious, or if … [Read more…]

Arsenal vs Fulham: The Preview

Arsenal vs Fulham on Saturday, 26 November 2011 17:30 Boys & girls, ladies & gentlemen… we are about to play Fulham at the Emirates, which, if we won the game, could see us jump into the top four. With Man United playing Newcastle and Liverpool playing Man City, some one up there is going to drop … [Read more…]

Time to finish the job… Dortmund (h)

Morning Gooners, The champions league is back and it’s a big match day too. At stake tonight is qualification to the knockout stage and a win would mean we go through top of our group. You’d like to think we’ve learnt our lesson from last year about why topping the group is slightly advantageous. The … [Read more…]

Is the interlull over yet?

Morning Gooners, Interlull break has left me bored tired and craving proper football. I miss the team news, I miss the need to double check my fantasy league team, I miss reading Mark Lawerenson’s almost never correct predictions on BBC Sport, I miss checking what black players John Terry will have to face the wrath … [Read more…]

The Future Of England…

Writing blogs during the International break is a difficult task most of the time – but this season has been a whirlwind season, starting very badly down at the Arsenal, dropping to 17th in the league, but then turning it around to win 9 out of 10 in all competition to end up 7th in … [Read more…]

A tale of two captains…?

So another interlull break is underway, I’d be lying if I hadn’t checked who Holland were playing (11th vs Switzerland and vs Germany 15th!). I’m sure our other players also have tough friendlies but I just happened to check the Dutch ones first, no idea why! The media are already clearly bored in the interlull … [Read more…]