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...

The Latest on Walcott: Is The Writing On The Wall? Dec06

The Latest on Walcot...

It’s all gone quiet on the Theo Walcott contract issue – the latest in contract sagas that dominates the Arsenal agenda; it’s par for the course for your average Gooner. And it’s fucking soul destroying. Many of the Press pack won’t go near the latest...

View From The North ...

  There was something strangely familiar about Saturday. The build up featured the now customary statement of intent from the Sp*rs party, tabloids suggested desperation within the club, yet ultimately, Arsenal handed out the now annual five goal thrashing to that mob up the...

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...