North London Derby C...

  Ahead of this week’s derby, I thought I’d take a look at our opposition, given most people probably haven’t heard of them. Here’s their likely lineup: Hugo Lloris Tottenham fans rate him as the best in the league, when he’s not even in the top two in London. Average...

Could Welbz Be Dat B...

After two weeks without good football, during which we were forced to settle with lesser football, good football returns to the football schedule as Arsenal Football Club host Manchester City Football Club for a game of football. I’m not really expecting good football as it’s still fairly...

Land, Sea and Leices...

After a disastrous summer, which saw Arsenal sell their captain and spend just £65m on new players, the struggling Londoners visit Leicester having only just managed to beat Crystal Palace, having just about made the Champions League group stages for the 17th consecutive time and having...

Podolski: Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics Aug09

Podolski: Lies, Damn...

The fundamental objective of football is to score more goals than the opposition. However much in real, practical terms, it is far from that simple: the undeniable truth is that goals win games. That fact meant that for a long time, the centre forward’s only real duty was goalscoring. As...

United Offered Arsenal Jones Swap For Vermaelen Aug08

United Offered Arsen...

  England international Phil Jones was offered to Arsenal as part of a deal to sign Thomas Vermaelen. Arsenal were keen to explore a deal involving a swap for Chris Smalling, but Manchester United were not keen, instead offering Jones to the Gunners. Arsene Wenger had previously tried to...