Ball-achingly frustrating – it’s the only way to describe it, the only way to do it justice. It was a superbly capable display by Arsenal – and that’s exactly why my balls ache this morning. It’s the sort of performance we had grown used to seeing in the first half of the season and the … Continue reading Everton 0 Arsenal 2 – on second thoughts
Exactly what was needed The first-half performance was as good as any I have seen from Arsenal this season. It was the game plan, the way Wenger wants them to play, carried off to perfection. They were industrious in midfield, winning key balls with regularity, and were quick in attack, passing and moving with an … Continue reading Best away day of the season?
My prediction as #Arsenal prepare for #Everton showdown.
Given that the difference between the sides over the two legs was ruthlessness in front of goal, the aggregate score (5-1) seemed a little harsh on the Arsenal.
Ok, I admit it, Arsenal were better than I thought they would be. They were industrious and committed, and showed no fear in the face of quite overwhelming odds. Did they deserve to be beaten 3-1, probably not, in fairness. But football seldom is fair, and we're shit out of luck. The problem was, as … Continue reading Same poop, different toilet
Scarcely a day to go before we lock horns with Barcelona - arguably the best side in world football - under the glare of the Nou Camp lights and with the collective eyeballs of millions of people around the world watching. It's the Champions League, it's Messi, Suarez, and Neymar, and it's a chance for … Continue reading It’s all so very ‘meh’
How did we end up here? I'll tell you how: anger.Not the sort of anger you might harbour for your mortal enemy, or that snotty ginger kid who lives down the street, but the sort of anger that comes from seeing something you hold dear hurt itself over and over again. And that something is … Continue reading An Arsenal blog is born