What Else Should Wenger Have Done? Mar14

What Else Should Wen...

Arsene Wenger can’t win at the moment. Literally. Having seen through the financing of one of the finest stadiums in football with no oligarch or sheikh in site, and continued his fine work with the Arsenal Academy to bring through the likes of Wilshere, Gibbs and Szczesny, no sooner...

What Wenger Would Give For Another Gilberto Mar11

What Wenger Would Gi...

Hindsight is a beautiful thing, but I often find myself wishing that Arsene Wenger had held onto Gilberto Silva. I found myself thinking this shortly after Robin van Persie was ludicrously sent off at the Camp Nou on Tuesday night. The stage and the circumstances were made for...

Jack The Post-Modern Water Carrier? Feb10

Jack The Post-Modern...

Jack Wilshere made his first full international start for England last night and, despite a huge bias from this blog, he put in an assured performance. Previews of the game had suggested that Wilshere would be asked to play in a holding role, a description which conjured images of a gifted...