Tag Archive | Arsene Wenger
Self Censorship at The Arsenal?
It’s hard being a contrarian on Arsenal Twitter these days. Like any strict, self-regulated community, there is a stridency among a majority of posters that demands and enforces conformity. It punishes dissent via the block, unfollow and mute buttons for committing any of the following heresies: Not vocally supporting the new manager Criticizing any of […]
Arsenal Fans: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid
In the midst of all the giddiness and joy among Arsenal fans at the prospect of a brand new, literally shiny, high profile manager taking over the reins of management from that wizened, grizzled old grand-dad we had all gotten used to, something just doesn’t ring true. Don’t get me wrong. Although am a well […]
I Come to Bury Wenger, Not To Praise Him!
Friends, Gooners, football fans, lend me your ears; I come to bury Wenger, not to praise him; The evil that men do lives after them, The good is oft interred with their bones, So let it be with Wenger…The noble Mainstream Media Hath told you Wenger was not ambitious: If it were so, it was […]
Arsenal: Can Aubameyang and Mhkitaryan Save The Season?
As is usual after a win, and a resounding win at that, there is a mood of positivity in the fanbase after the 5-1 thrashing of Everton as the two new boys, Auba and Mhki made impressive joint debuts in the red of Arsenal instead of the yellow of BVB-Dortmund when they last played together. […]
Arsenal and Aubameyang: Transfer Myths vs Reality
Greetings All Positives, There is something about a transfer window that makes most grown men and women who support Arsenal Football Club get absolutely mental and irrational. Most of my readers are familiar with my thesis that it is our psychological susceptibility to fear vs greed that drives us to such irrational behavior. How else […]
The PGMOL vs Arsenal: Data Shows A Clear Pattern of Bias
The award of a phantom penalty vs Arsenal by referee Mike Dean in the New Year’s Day match versus West Bromich Albion has generated a storm of indignation among Gooners worldwide, outraged that once again a major game-changing decision was made this season which has deprived the club of critical points needed to regain its […]
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 […]
Arsenal’s British Core Is Alive And Well
Aaron Ramsey’s Man-of-the-Match performance vs Chelsea last Sunday had me thinking. Despite the numerous “doubting Thomases”, some of whom have made every effort to slander and malign the Welshman especially after any bad team performance, he demonstrated a majestic show of technical prowess, maturity and boldness that to some degree repaid the faith Wenger had […]
Arsenal vs Human Stupidity – The Bournemouth Experience
So two weeks after an embarrassing loss to Liverpool, Arsenal has a complete turnaround vs Bournemouth, demolishing them 3:0, toying with the Cherries for long periods. You would expect from mainstream media and Arsenal bloggers-tweeters-podcasters unreserved appreciation for the manager and the team for putting the ignominy of Liverpool behind them. After all prior to […]
Arsenal Annihilates The Agents & Speculators In The Window
Contrary to all the nonsense we have been fed by the mainstream media and by Arsenal’s uber bloggers, tweeters and podcasters, the recent transfer window was an unquestionable victory for Arsenal Football Club over the agents and speculators who literally have the Premier League by the bollocks. One well-known Arsenal blogger described it as “shambolic” […]