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Ooh To Be A Gooner! #ICareToo

    A few years ago one of the greatest contributors to this site, Stu Black, wrote a lyrical piece about the end of the season and the onset of summer. ‘Goals dismantled on recreation parks, bare pitches turned fallow, thoughts turning to days of ease.’ His message was clear: time marches on, seasons come […]

Dennis Saurez Situation Explains Much-Sadly.

Dennis Saurez gave interview saying that he was not even 50% fit after 16 days at Arsenal. One game sticks in my head, I think it was Man City away we were 2-3 down with 15 mins to go. Ozil was on the bench ( i thought he was coming on @ halftime but stayed […]

Jose and Arsene On Identity

    Arsene and Jose had an interesting chat on Saturday in their CL pundit work or BEIN sport, where they, mostly Arsene, talked about a team’s identity, it was about Liverpool and Spurs, but it touched on the wider issue. Both went for a Liverpool win, cos Liverpool has a team identity, “you know […]

Arsenal and Emery Season Review.

  As the final whistle sounded in Baku, it brought an end to Arsenal’s first season of the post Wenger era. A European final, even one where the result didn’t go our way, does not indicate a bad season, and certainly not a bad start for a new coach. But looking back, this should count […]

The Season Defining game – Arsenal vs Chelsea.

You know … at different stages during the course of this season a fixture was labelled “the most important game of the season”, but that came and went as there was always the next one. Tonight though, for Arsenal: THIS IS IT. Some may even say the most important game of the Emirates era. Good […]

Anfield 89 , With The Superstar Raconteur Mel O’Reilly

      From our archives 2014,you can follow Mel on twitter @MelOreilly1970    Mel tells me that I should remember it is the anniversary of the great night at Anfield. He also tells of the the need for his award winning account of that night ,to be published today. And on this date every […]

Arsenal’s Transfer Strategy-With Wings

Our man Shard has been thinking and writing     Since Sven Mislintat mysteriously decided to walk away, Arsenal have had no one in charge of strategically overseeing the recruitment at the club. This means not just identifying talent, but building a squad keeping in mind the club philosophy, administrative issues of age, homegrown status, […]