What a difference a game makes

90 minutes can mean a hell of a lot in football. You can win Championships, get relegated or change the fortunes of your team instantly. You can change friends to enemies and back again. You can be a king, a pauper, a hero or a fool. The game against Villa promised much. A Villa side […]

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The magic of Santi Cazorla

He’s every bit the little magician isn’t he? The diminutive, two-footed schemer who has an eye for a pass and great movement off the ball. Would it be a disservice to also call him a battler? I don’t think so because it is the greatest compliment for a player of his type. Quite often similar […]

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You can’t say we didn’t have chances

Last night highlighted Arsenal’s biggest weakness this season, they don’t know how to start games. Be it up-tempo or patient, deliberate football we are skittish, nervous and wasteful. We make rookie mistakes and it costs us chances and sometimes, we concede early goals because of it. This exacerbates the vicious cycle and we start the […]

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The Santi Effect–Arsenal v Sunderland review

Welcome board ladies and gentlemen. It is great to be back after a brief summer hiatus. Those that know me well know that I have been champing at the bit to get back, but I wanted to talk about football not transfers.   I have no real desire to discuss our departures. Regardless of the […]

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