Cobwebs. Clarity. Future.

This is my first post since our win vs Newcastle a fair few weeks ago, so apologies if you’ve been waiting on tenterhooks. The everyday pressures of life, swallowing up time is to blame for this It’s fair to say that the last few weeks have been up and down to say the least. We’ve…

He’s better than Zidane…

What an absolutely magnificent piece of magic to win a football match. The anticipation with which Mesut Ozil took a couple of steps back before the ball had even been headed in that direction alone, shows that he reads the game a few seconds quicker than everyone else. Whilst Alexis Sanchez’s magic is instinctive and…

Battle for 2nd

An abject performance, a poor start, an undeserved point and I was feeling pretty low. A Merseyside Derby draw and Old Trafford loss later I was far more upbeat than I expected to be. We know that our beloved Arsene Wenger doesn’t quite have the cutting edge of ideas in football management anymore, we know…

It’s all in the mind…

Wenger set the team up perfectly. We created plenty of chances. We bossed possession. Their keeper had a worldy. We made individual errors. In essence we had the perfect level of intensity from the front, however were lacking in crucial areas that has been evident for a few weeks now. The individual errors that we…

Under Siege

92nd Minute. 98th Minute. 92nd minute. The last three times we’ve played Burnley there has been last minute joy for ourselves and absolute agony for Sean Dyche’s men. The first of those was Koscielny hitting the ball at his own face and it crossing the line. The second was harsh on them as Koscielny, the…

NLD

Ah what a wonderful morning. What a wonderful day today is. Having taken in the media and fan hyperbole, the combined XIs and phone-ins compiling The Arsenal eulogy well before the weekend was upon us. I certainly had a fair amount of ‘banter’ sent my way before the game and both the arrogance, confidence and…