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Arsenal Is Winning The War For British Talent

Five years ago Arsene Wenger declared to the football world that the development of a British core was central to the future of Arsenal Football Club. “I believe when you have a core of British players, it’s always easier to keep them together, “The plan is to build a team around a strong basis of […]

Jack’s Back?

After the first half I was looking forward to writing a glowing report, but after the second half a was less enthusiastic . In the first half we were completely dominant and were 3-1 up, we could easily have been 5 or 6 up. I thought Jack had scored a beautiful goal that was oddly […]

Arsenal: Reeling in Monday

Good morning Positively Arsenal, A genuinely good contest last night, which is unusual for Monday night. Very much the “game-of-two-halves” for Arsenal. The first 45 we played in patches and, for my second surprise of the evening, the visitors set about us with a bit of quality. For various reasons that were debated to death […]

Arsenal vs WBA – Fingers Crossed.

A guest post from @Labo_Goon Good day Positivistas! We all know how pundits just love their top 6 mini-league tables, because for them this is where Premier League titles are won and where the divide between Champions League qualification and Europa occur. They have a point you know, but…… The other side of the coin is […]


We constantly hear pundits commenting on the “balance” of a team. But how does this state of balance come about? How is it developed, nurtured and maintained? Where is the centre of balance in a team, and what is the perfect balance? I suspect Pep sees the balance of a team very differently to Jose, […]

A Disappointing Win.How does that work?

No Andy this morning , so it was on me to do the review, fortunately Passenal did a great job in the comments section last night.    Don’t listen to the ASB on Twitter . The game was fine. I think some people are just annoyed that we didn’t put a hatful past The Donny’s, […]

Arsenal v Four Yorkshiremen

  So My Positive Friends, It is the Carabao Cup tonight with our lads pitting their wits against Fergie Junior’s side, a team currently suffering a run of poor League form as they sit 19th in League one with just one win from eight matches. They did manage to put away Hull in the last […]