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Arsenal Trial Plan B ?

Well I’m happy with that result, I certainly have no complaints about going to the home of the champions , who are in great form with no injuries, with six of our nailed on first team starters missing, and playing in a more defensive way. It was however, not a case of parking the proverbial […]

Will It Be A Bridge Too Far ?

Seconds out , round 7. So far its won 3 drawn 2 and lost 1 in the Conte Chelsea vs Arsenal. However the 1 loss was at The Bridge. Once again I have absolutely  no idea what type of a team we will be able to scratch together for the semi final of the Cup […]

A Test Of Our Squad

  This afternoon The Arsenal play the once great Nottingham Forest in the biggest domestic cup competition in the world. The fact that the mighty Arsenal have won this competition three times in just four years should not make us blase towards it. Think about the joy we all felt at the final whistle of […]

Arsenal vs Chelsea: A test of priorities, a question of status.

Hello el Positivista! Arsenal is kicking off 2018 with the Emirates the stage as we welcome London rivals Chelsea. The Blues come into this match with great form and an extra day’s rest, we, of course, got winded by the Hawthorns con-job and, well, we also haven’t exactly been vintage these last few weeks. However, […]

Mourinho, The Special Hypocrite

    Mourinho’s latest calculated big play, talking about money and its impact, is pretty incredible. He’s right. 100 per cent right, in that Man City’s crazy spending and greater wealth than Utd has made his task of trying to make utd top dogs much harder or, quite possibly, beyond him. But the hypocrisy of […]

Arsenal vs Newcastle , Time To Get Back On The Bike,

After stuttering recently Arsenal return to the familiar surroundings of the Emirates, to hopefully get a warm arm around the shoulder from the home crowd and a timely reminder that this season is far from over, time to get back on the bike. Newcastle is in town and this is exactly the sort of fixture […]

Arsenal vs WHU

After scoring late to salvage a point in what was a very frustrating afternoon at St Mary’s, Arsenal travel cross town to the London Stadium tonight for what could be another tricky encounter. This past Saturday West Ham caught Chelsea sleepwalking 5 minutes in, defended for their lives thereafter, reducing the Champions to a team […]