Was I dreaming? Chamakh 2, Walcott 3?

It has been the most surreal Capital One Cup night I have ever experienced. I struggle to remember a game with such emotional, such adrenaline and an incredible happy ending, save perhaps Tuesday 25th November 2003. Remember this? Last night against Reading was billed to be a little different. The kids were out, but it […]

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Bouncebackability vs Schalke

Arsenal have attracted a lot of criticism following the Norwich game. Their attitude, the mistakes and even their travel arrangements have invited scorn from the Blogosphere and media crockpot. I have no desire to relive the match again, nor to assess their attitude. Tonight is where we fight. Tonight, we dine in hell. (I

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Norwich v Arsenal match report

You can see a cut-down version of this report on Arsenal.com : Talking Heads – Norwich V Arsenal Arsenal started like I’d hoped. They played with a frenetic pace and a massive desire to start well. Norwich City played a strict 4-5-1 and set out their stall to be hard to break down. They are […]

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Arsenal Preview–featured on Arsenal.com

Hi all, I was going to write a preview today, so I did. I am lucky enough however to have been asked by Arsenal.com to submit it for the Talking Heads feature, so I did. You can see it below in all of its glory. http://www.arsenal.com/news/news-archive/45461/talking-heads-norwich-city-v-arsenal It is a very proud day for me! WG […]

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Jack and Sagna return and a good interlull for Arsenal?

It might seem like a lifetime ago that we strolled away at Upton Park (the Boleyn Ground). Cazorla hitting a candidate for goal of the season, Giroud removing a simian from his back and Walcott hitting a lovely guided shot which is rapidly becoming a hallmark of his game. That was 12 days ago and […]

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Cracking result, Walcott impresses and Giroud throws off the monkey

It was like a carbon copy of the goal attempt against Olympiakos last Wednesday. On that Champions League night the cross came in from the right and Giroud, showing his centre-forward instincts, flung himself towards the ball and with a deft touch volleyed towards the goal. On that occasion the volley was right down the […]

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Take me to the Greek and Hammers preview

So here we find ourselves. We are leading our champions league group by 2 points after 2 games, We play Schalke next and could conceivably be moving towards qualification after both legs of the Schalke tie. We performed well against Olympiakos, it was a

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