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Arsenal: Sunday Tyne – below the line

Good Afternoon fellow Positives, Sadly, for you, words do not fail me after that excruciatingly disappointing result from the SJP. Be assured though – you do not suffer alone. We have not won a point since the turn of the year  on the road in the PL. Trust me every dropped point is a nail […]

Arsenal vs Newcastle preview: A right bobby dazzla gannin’ doon Rafa’s Toon

@LaboGoon proceeds in a North Easterly direction in an orderly manner Good morning all. Arsenal is travelling up North to take on Newcastle. Our away record may not be anything to speak of but we do go into today’s game in good spirit after safely navigating our ship 3 Europa games away (fingers crossed) from […]

Arsenal and the Moscow Mangle

Good Morning Positive Friends, Quite a night wasn’t it ?Having watched the wheels come off various other clubs allegedly commanding first leg leads this week I think we all knew we were in for a tricky night in Moscow. I did not anticipate quite how tricky it might be. I went through the full range […]

Russia !?!

Arsenal tip up in Moscow taking a 4-1 advantage form the first leg. Well in a normal week you might conclude that should be enough, but this week in Europe seems anything but normal. With Mkhitaryan out for the foreseeable and Xhaka tucked up in bed with a sniffle I think the team will be […]

Arsenal: Dancing and singin’ in the rain

Good Afternoon Fellow Positives, If you like your action end to end and of about 96 minutes  duration you will have enjoyed that game as much as  did. It is good to squirm on the edge of my seat, in a nice way,  until Mr Marriner thankfully put an even contest beyond doubt. Of our […]

Arsenal vs Saints.

Good morning one and all. Arsenal welcome Southampton to the Emirates this afternoon. When these teams met at St Mary’s back in December, the Saints made things really difficult after going a goal up 3 minutes in. They nearly held on for the 1-0 victory but for erstwhile Arsenal pin-up Giroud emerging from the bench […]

Arsenal Play Like Arsenal

  An Arsenal performance that has the media purring but with their usual caveat thrown in The football played by Arsenal tonight was sumptuous, Wengerball at its finest, the movement, the freedom, the flow, the tempo, Ozil the conductor, Ramsey the lighting rod, Lacazette and Mkhitaryan the support act, and Xhaka on top of his […]