A case for the defence

Arsenal are in a quandrary…Personally I think from day 1 they expected Sol to sign on again. I really believe it. Up until his confirmed departure to Newcastle whilst Wenger acknowledged that nothing was certain and reinforcements may be required. Now we’re in a hole. We need to sign a minimum of two Centre Backs, […]

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Affirmation? A formation…? Meh.

…apologies, its an awful title for the article. Onwards gentle reader, to the crux of the article. Namely Formations, the way Arsenal should line up next season. With regards to football, its formations, combinations, personalities and evil machinations that make up matches. Everyone who plays Football Manager, or its bastard love-child Championship Manager (I know […]

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Its 2010, shouldn’t No really mean No?

“Arsenal will not sit down to negotiate with us,” she said. “There is a lack of will…they just don’t want to negotiate.” – Barcelona board spokeswoman Toni Freixa I wonder if someone kept pestering her for sex whether she’d be as understanding as Arsenal are being. Clearly we keep politely saying “No, Arsenal are not […]

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Pre-season is such a tease!

I endure a love/hate relationship with pre-season. When I was playing, it would be hard work followed by tough games against better opposition to sharpen us up for the start of the season. Arsene does it differently, as do most top managers. Even the much-celebrated Emirates Cup is little more than a training match which […]

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Statement from Eduardo – a sign of class

Click here to read his statement on Arsenal.Com Undeniable class from a class player. Gone but not forgotten Dudu. WG Technorati : Arsenal, Eduardo da Silva Del.icio.us : Arsenal, Eduardo da Silva Zooomr : Arsenal, Eduardo da Silva Flickr : Arsenal, Eduardo da Silva

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You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry…

…and other such threatening thoughts pass through my mind after reading this excerpt that I snagged from the Daily mail today; “Flop Gunner! Eduardo was a big shot joining Arsenal…now he’s their latest striking failure By LEO SPALL Eduardo da Silva joined Arsenal with a big reputation after heading Steve McClaren towards the sack as […]

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Player-coach…really?

Mark Schwarzer is being touted as a player-coach prospect. That would be a first, I’m sure Arsene would prefer his players to be focussed on playing and performing, not training up his players. I think we are really looking at someone a bit more left field, the oft-mentioned Stekelenberg from Ajax would be a good […]

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Tabloid rumour rehash! Its like a blanket party and you’re all invited!!

..So bring you own cheese, I fancy Fondou.. So, tabloids eh? Heh, marvelous little beasts..I mantain my IWBIWISI (I will believe it when I see it) system has so far been successful in protecting me from unnecessary hopes and dreams when it comes to players coming in and going out of Arsenal. However, fresh from […]

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