Kolasinac’s astounding bravery is a reminder that life extends beyond the football bubble

Every now and then something happens in football that transcends the game. Something impactful or profound that makes you sit back for a moment, popping the bubble of football fandom that you find yourself trapped in for weeks and months on end. Engrossed in the endless, year-round footballing circus, it is so easy to forget … Continue reading Kolasinac’s astounding bravery is a reminder that life extends beyond the football bubble

Kolasinac: Arsenal must start better to stand chance of Europa League glory

Arsenal wing back Sead Kolasinac insists the Gunners will have to start matches better if they want to go all the way in this season’s Europa League. The Gunners recovered a two-goal deficit to overcome Stade Rennes 4-3 in the second leg of their last 16 clash on Thursday, setting up a mouth-watering quarter final … Continue reading Kolasinac: Arsenal must start better to stand chance of Europa League glory

Perfect end to imperfect pre-season as Arsenal beat Chelsea to lift Community Shield

Arsenal launched their season in fine style by taking victory over Chelsea in the Community Shield on Sunday, stretching the Gunners superb run at Wembley to nine consecutive victories. Though there was a whiff of good fortune about parts of it, Arsene Wenger’s men showed more than enough in 90 minutes, and especially in the … Continue reading Perfect end to imperfect pre-season as Arsenal beat Chelsea to lift Community Shield

New signings are a good start but will they be enough to make Arsenal title contenders again?

Official confirmation of Alexandre Lacazette’s arrival at Arsenal brings our summer signing tally to two, but how far does that move us forward us a squad and do we still need new faces before we can realistically call ourselves title contenders again? Even the most blinkered of Arsenal fans will concede that we were miles … Continue reading New signings are a good start but will they be enough to make Arsenal title contenders again?

One down, two to go: Arsenal swoop early to announce Sead Kolasinac as first summer signing

Of all the things I thought June might bring for Arsenal, the announcement of our first summer signing in Sead Kolasinac was so far down the list as to be microscopic. It is a rare occasion indeed, almost unprecedented in fact, for Arsenal to get a decent piece of business done so early in the … Continue reading One down, two to go: Arsenal swoop early to announce Sead Kolasinac as first summer signing