Early doors

Swansea City 1-2 Arsenal A while back - and for a long period, to be fair - this whole blogging lark was often less fun than it ought to have…

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Three of your finest points

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…

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The year of the Ram

Sunderland 1-3 Arsenal Every now and then I do that thing where I wonder what some of our home-grown players would fetch on the open market. Jack Wilshere, of course,…

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Giroud, Giroud, Giroud is on fire

Arsenal 1-0 Tottenham Doffed chapeaus all round - to Giroud, for an imposing performance in which he scored a deft little number ("good touch for a big man"), to Mertesacker…

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A Laurent to himself

Newcastle 0-1 Arsenal One-nil to the Arsenal, and the relief is palpable. It was desperately close and not remotely good for the constitution, but we dragged ourselves over the line…

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Per-shaped, points plundered

Fulham 0-1 Arsenal What will posterity tell us about this game? Not, I suspect, that it was a curiously below-par performance despite an 80-minute numerical advantage. History will record it…

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No doubting Tomáš

W.B.A. 1-2 Arsenal A few days from it all does wonders for your soul - and it transpires that Arsenal haven't done so badly in my absence either, with an…

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Half-Arsednal

Arsenal 0-1 Blackburn So I voiced my inner fears in yesterday’s preview with these words: “The effects of a disjointed performance and a cup exit on the players, the fans,…

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