Arsenal: Small steps, right direction

  Good Evening Positive AFC fans, The first game of the 2018/2019 season under the belt, so to speak, and I feel a lot better with that opening obstacle concluded. A real thumping would have cast a pall over my week and I could not have that. Not the result we hoped for but a […]

Arsenal: Study the past, if you would divine the future

@foreverheady ponders the rippling pool Managers come and managers go, but the Arsenal dance goes on forever, as Pete Brown almost said back in 1970. By and large though, our managers spend longer looking good on the dance floor than most, with just four men, Chapman, Allison, Graham and Wenger setting the playing style of […]

Arsenal and the Brave New World

@GoonerReverend ponders the hereafter this morning and the Great Leap Forward Football waits for no man and as recent events at Arsenal have shown the show always goes on no matter what is happening or who is leaving the game that is the English Premier League. Arsene Wenger & Arsenal have parted company after 22 […]

Arsenal and the Seeds of Time

Good Morning Positives, For those of you lucky enough to find a live broadcast or a reliable stream yesterday from the John Smiths’ you will have enjoyed an end to end contest as much as I did, Admittedly the occasional muttered contribution from Owen Hargreaves (the most peculiar contributor among commentators in any sport surely?)  […]

Arsenal: The Final Act

@LaboGoon enters the finishing straight Last Sunday Arsène Wenger bade farewell to the Emirates faithful with much pomp and circumstance but it is the John Smith’s Stadium that provides the stage for his swansong. Going to Huddersfield for this memorable event almost feels like the football gods are smiling down on us. Through the legendary […]

Arsenal: Another load on the road

Good morning Positives, Another road-trip, another defeat. And the 3-1 loss following a spanking victory at the Emirates a few days previously. The story of the first five months of 2018, play, pause, rewind, play. Of last night’s game it was likely to be a ‘tricky’  fixture with Leicester’s players and beleaguered manager seeking salvation […]

Arsenal: And then there were two

@LaboGoon serves up the starter for tonight’s game Arsenal is taking the Arsène Wenger farewell show back on the road, and specifically the King Power Stadium tonight, to take on Leicester. When the Foxes appointed Claude Puel back in October it was a decision that seemed to have raised a few eyebrows. Those fears were […]