Arsenal’s gory, gory night

Not many Arsenal fans expected much from last night, but they did not expect to be embarrassed like that. Forget the strength or otherwise of the starting eleven - Wenger…

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Arsenal hit a brum note

When a weekend begins with midnight karaoke at a restaurant serving Korean BBQ (just don’t ask – but I fear I may have sung Jambalaya by the Carpenters, which is…

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The pass masters go long ball

At half-time yesterday, I was ready to write Arsenal off for the season (I can be a bit melodramatic like that). We’d created very little and that didn’t seem likely…

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Arsenal bounce back, footballistically

It’s been almost four years in coming, and by ‘eck it felt good. And we’re back on top after a resilient performance against a side that, like us, simply never…

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Arsenal need a pick-me-up. So do I.

Dreadful performance. A second-best Arsenal were taken apart yesterday at Boro, and came away with what they deserved: zilch. The home team were better in every department. Let’s get the…

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It’s a good point

Heading off on an unbeaten league run is an almost universally great thing, but it does have its quirks; notably, that after a while you begin to think you should…

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Weakened Arsenal taste defeat

Defeated: it’s been a while since that’s happened. But it was going to happen sooner or later, and it’s better for it to happen in a game where the consequences…

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Captain Bill deserves huge credit

Morning – I’m back from the blogderness. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to make yesterday’s game: instead, I was at a puppet show for children (don’t ask – really), but naturally…

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Arsenal cruise back to the top

Comfortable. That's about the best word to describe last night. I must admit, I expected Reading to put up a bit more of a struggle than that. Once our first…

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