Monthly Archives: August 2011

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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Arsenal – Udinese LIVE BLOG

Join Yankee Gunner and Ashburton Grove for live text updates of Arsenal’s Champions League clash from 7.30pm BST. We’ll bring you interactive live commentary of the game hosted by AshburtonGrove.co.uk. Click Here To Enter Live Blog

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Udinese First Leg Preview: Do or Die

This is our reward. This is what we get for finishing fourth in a two horse race. Back in February, with dreams of a Quadruple dancing in our heads, few fans expected us to be here in August. But this … Continue reading

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No Time for Long Goodbyes

Cesc Fabregas is an Arsenal player no more. After 303 games, he has returned to Barcelona. I would no sooner tell you how to react to a break-up with your spouse than tell you how to react to this transfer … Continue reading

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Ashburton Grove & Yankee Gunner live blog for NUFC-Arsenal

Join Ashburton Grove and Yankee Gunner for live text commentary of Arsenal’s first Premier League game of the season from 5.15pm. We’ll bring you the team news as soon as we have it, followed by interactive live commentary of the … Continue reading

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Arsene’s Summer Saga: This Time It’s Personal

When you watch Arsene Wenger give a press conference, it’s hard not to like him. That’s my opinion anyway. But when you read what he has to say, without the benefit of seeing him speak, it’s easy to have a … Continue reading

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Samir Nasri’s Ambition

Samir Nasri looks set to leave Arsenal this summer after months of speculation about his future. By all accounts he will be heading to the Eastlands to ply his trade for an ever-growing Manchester City squad of mercenaries. If the … Continue reading

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