Xhaka, tackle and roll

Embed from Getty Images Arsenal 3-2 Swansea “Why are raspberry bonbons blue?” asked Shedman quizzically, during the early lull - a time when the mind is prone to wander to…

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Holding in and holding out

Leicester 0-0 Arsenal There was some good and bad to chew on in that performance, an entertaining but low-quality trip to the champions. But it’s not about the points at…

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Bring on the cricket

Arsenal 1-0 Norwich One nil to the Arsenal, three points and we shuffle into third. That’s a sentence you could seamlessly copy from one Arsenal season and paste into another,…

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Here comes the Sanchez

Arsenal 2-0 West Brom Of all the things that need to happen this summer - clear-out, existential reappraisal, signings that exude ambition - nonsense about the futures of Alexis Sanchez…

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Coq off, Coq down and Coq out

Embed from Getty Images Tottenham 2-2 Arsenal ‘Arsenal fans are too demanding’, people say. ‘They have unrealistic expectations’. ‘They turn on their team too easily’. What a load of piffle.…

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Meek Arsenal are all at sea

Manchester United 3-2 Arsenal The baffling thing yesterday was not so much that we lost - because lord knows, name a circumstance and Arsenal can magic up a defeat for…

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