Tag Archive | Community Shield

Was The Community Shield a Shopping Window For The Arsenal?

Was The Community Shield a Shopping Window For The Arsenal?

New podcast: Reading the tea leaves and connecting the dots, me and the Arseblagger explore whether the Community Shield was a shop window for the Arsenal. Who is on the chopping block? Maitland Niles, Martinez, Bellerin, even Aubameyand? Does Mesut Ozil have a future at the football club? We refuse to fall for the narrative […]

Arsenal Community Shield Preview: The 10-10-80 Rule

Am stating the obvious in observing that today’s Community Shield match is the official opener to the 2017-18 season. To be frank it is nothing more than a glorified friendly with no more at stake than pride and a fancy trophy. Looking back over the last 20 years, the last team to win both the […]

Arsenal Versus Chelsea: Just Arsène meets Violet Elizabeth

A couple of short months ago I wrote to you of a harbinger. Like the early snowdrop suggests the first death knell of another long winter, the removal of the goal posts from our local park signified that the football season was nearly over and summer lurked around its traditional seasonal corner. In what seems […]