Tag Archive | chelsea

Scorn and Contempt For The Arsenal

The shock of going down to Bayern by 4 goals last Wednesday is a loss that many Gooners are still trying to come to terms. None of this grieving is helped by the sensationalist mainstream media and the army of trolls from other clubs who are doing their best to pour scorn and contempt on […]

Adultery: An Arsenal Love Story

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and love is in the air. Apparently approximately 150 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged annually, making the second most popular card-sending holiday after Christmas. Woooosahhhhh! In the spirit of the season I must admit my current romance with Arsenal Football Club. I eat, drink and blog it. But […]

Even Tottenham Is As Good As Arsenal

Watching the foul against Bellerin in the 13th minute of Saturday’s match against Chelsea, my initial reaction was surely Atkinson, seeing it in real time, must have gotten it right; after all he is the senior FIFA ref in the PGMO. That was until I saw the young man crumpled on the turf oblivious to […]

Arsenal Versus Chelsea: Avoidance Strategy

So we go again. As the old cliché has it having fallen from a bicycle the best thing to do is leap back into the saddle and start pedalling. I’ve always taken a different approach where cycling mishap is concerned preferring to fling the painful contraption into the shed and sulk for a couple of […]

An Open Letter to The Arsenal 1st Team

Arsenal 1st Team Arsenal Football Club Highbury House 75 Drayton Park LONDON N5 1BU Dear Fellow Gooner, I write to you as one minor member of the worldwide legion of Arsenal supporters whom you represent week-after-week on the football fields of England and Europe. You may be aware, according to the most recent research (2011), […]

Arsenal Mid-Term: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

On the eve of this, my mid-season review of AFC’s performance in the Premier League, the prevailing mood in the media and blogsphere is of pessimism and despair.  Arsenal had dramatically snatched a draw after falling behind 0-3 down to Bournemouth. Instead of joy and optimism that in 20 minutes the club had turned around […]

Wenger Will Be The Manager Indefinitely

Unlike my more erudite colleagues at PA, my role is to inform and explain the sometimes boring but always unbiased data that serve as predictors of the competitive future of our club. Due to the longevity of our great manager, we have 20 years of data covering 760 Premier League games that allow us to […]