Monthly Archives: August 2011

Udinese Preview: Only The Committed Remain

Tonight is all about the Champions League for Arsenal. But first, we must celebrate the beginning of another journey. Samir Nasri’s quest for the Ballon D’Or can finally begin. He has completed his move to Manchester City and should be … Continue reading

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Attacked From All Sides

It’s gang up on Arsenal season these days. The media have been doing it since the dawn of time, but now the rest of the universe is joining in. Even though we’re just three matches into our season, the barbarians … Continue reading

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Italy Beckons and Mancini Threatens

Saturday’s disappointment is still fresh in the memory, but there’s no time for the players to dwell. Arsene will have to lift spirits in the camp ahead of the squad’s trip to Italy on Wednesday. It hasn’t been a good … Continue reading

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Arsenal 0 – 2 Liverpool: Men Against Boys…Literally

A loss. Two goals conceded. No goals scored. Another sending-off. Another injury to a defender. Not exactly halcyon days for Arsenal at the moment. If you didn’t watch the match, you would naturally assume that Arsenal lost from a combination … Continue reading

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Liverpool Preview: Fourth Place Up For Grabs

Liverpool visit the Emirates today for what is already being described as the fight for a top-four finish. ESPN, for example, have quite ridiculously dubbed this “the battle for fourth place.” If it weren’t for their unimpeachable track-record with this … Continue reading

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The Emperor Has No Clothes

Last season Arsenal weren’t good enough to win the league. For the first time in a while, there were no excuses to be found. We didn’t suffer the litany of injuries that had blighted previous campaigns. We didn’t have a … Continue reading

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Arsenal 1 – 0 Udinese: Pass the Xanax

Watching football is supposed to be fun. But I had little fun watching a resilient, if not aesthetically pleasing, Arsenal side ride its luck on the way to a 1-0 victory over Udinese Tuesday night. It was an always tense, … Continue reading

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