Stuck In The Middle Giroud Feb26

Stuck In The Middle ...

  It has not been the easiest of starts to 2014 for Olivier Giroud. Quite aside from all the apparent ‘goings on’ off the pitch, before Saturday he had managed just two goals and a single assist in his six starts since the turn of the year. In that time, he drew a great deal of...

View From The North Bank: Reading 5 Arsenal 7 AET Oct31

View From The North ...

The Capital One Cup (I preferred it when it was the Littlewoods) isn’t supposed to matter. It’s meant to be a time to sit back and enjoy Football without the pressure of desperately needing a result. An opportunity to watch the stars of the future stake their claim for senior...

View From The North ...

One of the most encouraging aspects of our result on Sunday was that we actually took something away with us. I don’t mean that as if we were lucky and that we should be grateful for anything, rather that we went up there last year and made a lot of the running but ultimately came home with...

View From The North ...

Another year, another Champions League campaign. I have to confess that I rarely get excited about the group stages. Being, as we are, long term residents of Pot A we don’t tend to get an early glamour tie and therefore most of our games at this point seem to be engagements we have to...

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If you’d just been roused from a transfer gossip induced coma you could have looked at some of the reaction after our 0-0 draw on Sunday and been forgiven for thinking it was our 37th goalless game of the season. After two games Jamie Redknapp has decided that Giroud and Podolski aren’t...