One more miracle needed as Arsenal keep hopes of top four alive by brushing aside Sunderland

Arsenal gamely kept their battle for a top four spot alive with victory over a poor Sunderland side last night, but there was a definite air of futility to proceedings which tempered any joy that a sixth consecutive win might otherwise have brought. To their credit, the players kept running, kept winning the ball back, … Continue reading One more miracle needed as Arsenal keep hopes of top four alive by brushing aside Sunderland

Sunderland win shows patience pays off for those willing to work at Arsenal

As well as confirming Olivier Giroud’s messianic status at Arsenal, yesterday’s win at Sunderland showed that patience and hard work for players on the periphery of the first team squad really does pay off. Despite being usurped as first choice left back in recent years, Kieran Gibbs has stayed quiet, kept his own counsel and, … Continue reading Sunderland win shows patience pays off for those willing to work at Arsenal