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#457835232 / gettyimages.com   Sunderland 0-2 Arsenal It’s been three weeks since I asked the question ‘Which Arsenal will we see on Sunday?’ before the Chelsea game, a blog title that can be recycled prior to every match at the moment. That’s efficient writing, right there. It’s a pertinent point of course, because we’re in […]

Chelsea 6-0 Arsenal “History will be kind to me”, said Winston Churchill, “for I intend to write it”. Wenger, sadly, has no such luxury, and when the history books recount the amazing achievement of his 1,000th game, they will also tell of a man whose team put in possibly the most abject display of his […]

Marseilles 1-2 Arsenal Well that went well. we rode the storm a bit but hit the sweet spot with Walcott’s strike and never looked back from there. This is a devil of a group – the best one we’ve had in a while (I mean that – it’s much more interesting this way) so to […]

Manchester City 1-1 Arsenal Now, when Gibbs gave that corner away, the ball wafted over and Joleon Lescott squeezed his dome between two of our players and thudded it past Vito Marooned, the word ‘brilliant’ wouldn’t have been the first one to come to mind. But compared to how last season started, this one has […]

So here we are in the midst of another interlull, just when we didn’t need it. I say ‘just when we didn’t need it’, but I’m pretty sure I say that every time one rears its ugly head. And who knows – after shipping four goals on Saturday, maybe a week away blasting the cobwebs […]

Before we can all properly address the tightening stomach muscles associated with Saturday’s derby showdown, we have for once got an interlull containing no little Arsenal interest to contend with this evening. Not only has that serial ignorer and arch hater of English talent, Arsene Wenger, gone and quietly provided England with three players – […]

Partizan Belgrade 1-3 Arsenal I’ve got very little time this morning to chuck something out through the internets, but if I were to lob a couple of observations out there, it would be these: IF Lukasz Fabanski had been able to choose in advance what kind of night he would have, I have no doubt […]

Tottenham 1-4 Arsenal Lovely. There’s nothing quite like thumping the old enemy in their own back yard, as Liam Brady will tell you. The argument for playing rookies in this competition is a strong one, but the alternate view – that winning breeds winning – has been gathering strength and last night Wenger clearly took […]

Some thoughts on winning Yes, winning – you remember it. It’s what I’m confident will happen on Sunday. A combination of hot Spuds breath down our necks, Fulham’s pressing engagement in Hamburg and it being a home fixture ought to be enough to lift the players from their black dog days and ensure the season […]

It must be a bit frustrating for le Boss to have to spend so much time talking down two of his players. But I guess that’s the peril of a World Cup year. With van Persie, talk of an early return emanated initially from the Dutch national camp. It was of course on national duty […]