Rock > Arsenal < Hard Place

Blogging had to cease last week due to a horrendous bug that had me bed bound for 3 days straight, so apologies if you were waiting on tenterhooks for an update (I kid, I kid). It has been an interesting last couple of weeks. A win vs Red Star Belgrade in a very tough away…

Apathy FC

The Chelsea game felt like a turning point. Finally we thought, a performance that we can all get behind. And that without our two star men – Wenger has at last solved the big game problem. Alas, it was once again a false dawn. If ever any fan was lacking clarity on exactly what is…

Winning Ugly(ish)

I haven’t been able to blog for one reason or another over the last few weeks; firstly illness, then work trips, then weddings. Thankfully all is calm in my world now and the blogging can resume and resume on a positive note as the last few weeks have been very positive. A well earned draw…

An Organised Shaambles

I refrained from posting anything during the international break and with the transfer window closing, purely because I wanted to take some distance from what quite frankly looked as if a 5 year old was in charge of steering the direction of our great club. Now we all know that it looked as though we…

The King is dead, long live the King!

“You either die a hero, or live long enough to become the villain.” I know it’s a reference from the Batman trilogy, however nothing seems more appropriate to describe the tenure of Arsene Wenger at Arsenal Football Club. He’s been there for so long and revered for so much of that time that no matter…

Arsene the Gambler

Aaaaaaaand we’re back. Not in performance, not in the brittle usual self, just the same old deficiencies once again costing us. So many reactions in the world of media (social and press) were overreacting as well as blaming the wrong people for the result. The thing that I got from the game was that we…