From agony to ecstacy as Arsenal pull victory out of the fire against Leicester

It was messy, it was chaotic, it was shambolic, but, above all, it was absolutely mind-blowingly exhilarating. I can’t stress enough how playing the way we did against the Foxes is almost certainly going to cost us a lot of points this season, but dear lord did it make for sensational watching. Never content with … Continue reading From agony to ecstacy as Arsenal pull victory out of the fire against Leicester

It’s one down three to go as Arsenal claim much-needed win at Southampton

Arsenal shifted through the gears in the second half to claim a much-needed win against Southampton on Wednesday night. Despite having only a few days rest since picking up a 2-0 win over Manchester United, the Gunners dug deep to collect the three points, courtesy of goals from Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud. Victory moved … Continue reading It’s one down three to go as Arsenal claim much-needed win at Southampton

Giroud magic is perfect post-Christmas pick-me-up as Arsenal look to launch winning run

It wasn’t a vintage performance by any means but it was still more than good enough to ease Arsenal past a poor Crystal Palace side on Sunday. The Gunners were in near absolute control for the vast majority of the match, with the Eagles only looking a threat for fleeting periods in either half. Whether … Continue reading Giroud magic is perfect post-Christmas pick-me-up as Arsenal look to launch winning run

Olivier Giroud’s late show keeps Arsenal clinging on in battle for league title

The difference a single goal can make to the perception of a performance is a remarkable thing. Had Olivier Giroud not headed home the winning goal in the 86th minute of yesterday’s clash with West Bromwich, the resulting 0-0 draw would have been met with accusations of toothlessness and a lack of desire for the … Continue reading Olivier Giroud’s late show keeps Arsenal clinging on in battle for league title

Arsenal, Conor McGregor, and ridding ourselves of the fear of failure

After Conor McGregor’s one-sided demolition of Eddie Alvarez in the UFC a few weeks back, the Irishman’s coach, John Kavanagh, spoke about the key difference between a champion and a contender. (The video is at the bottom of this piece) Kavanagh spoke eloquently about the ability McGregor has to perform as well as he does … Continue reading Arsenal, Conor McGregor, and ridding ourselves of the fear of failure

How will the manager fill the Alexis-shaped hole in Arsenal’s attack?

Reports emerging from the Chilean national squad suggest that Arsenal talisman Alexis Sanchez has suffered a ‘low grade’ muscular injury and could be forced to sit out his country’s two upcoming World Cup qualifiers. At this stage, there is no telling exactly what ‘low grade’ means in terms of how long the Copa America winner … Continue reading How will the manager fill the Alexis-shaped hole in Arsenal’s attack?

I will international break you

We are heading at lightning speed towards the key final stages of the season, the do-or-die climax to what has been a truly turbulent campaign for Arsenal and for the Premier League at large. So, it goes without saying that a good 10 days of woeful international friendlies should be forced into the schedule, much … Continue reading I will international break you