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...

Joel Campbell – A Prophet Jun30

Joel Campbell –...

I think we’re all in agreement that ITV’s World Cup coverage has been predictably awful; except perhaps for the hilarious sight of Chiles, Hoddle et al sat on the decking in their holiday wear and sensible shoes, trying desperately to be taken seriously. One other exception has...

The Case for the Defensive Midfield Apr28

The Case for the Def...

Just like last summer, and the summer before, and the summer before and, well, every summer since 2008, Arsenal need to buy a defensive midfielder. This is the first time since 2008 where a first choice option has been of the essence more than the possibility of scraping by with another depth...

All May Not Be Lost For Arsenal Apr08

All May Not Be Lost ...

As Arsenal collapses over the years have gone, this one has not even been the most entertaining. Rather than being triggered by a bad result on a major occasion (see: 10/11), nor every good player getting injured in the same game and disaster immediately following (see: 09/10), nor even a...