Where’s my commemorative pen, Arsène?

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Embed from Getty Images Chapeau to you Arsène, for 20 years of dedication, for transforming Arsenal and for giving us some truly magical moments. For 98, 02, 03, 04, 05,…

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He’s lost that loving feeling

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It seems faintly ludicrous to describe the second game of the season as a ‘must-win’, but that’s where we appear to be. The biggest alarm bell last week for me…

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I’m just not feeling the panic

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Two months and no posts. That is without doubt the longest I have ever left it fallow since raising the mainsail on this blog, all those mixed metaphors ago. And…

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Uh-oh, it’s the ‘O’ word 

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I knew it wouldn't take long. It started with the last day's rib-tickling second place, then after a few weeks of thinking about other things, it picked up when we…

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Does hope really spring eternal?

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A month has leaked away since my last post, and despite a recent uptick in form and results, I’m struggling to get goodly excited by what’s left of this campaign.…

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Here we go again, and I can’t wait

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Remember the last time? Remember the pocket Russian's thunderbolt? It’s amazing how quickly you forget a frustrating, rain-spattered nil-nil draw when you have the small matter of a European Cup…

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No laughing Mathieu

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Like most people, I’m intrigued to know what will happen in January, not least because it’s rare to hear Wenger this bullish about doing business. I am already busy. We…

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In for El-Nenny, in for a pound?

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Well, Wikipedia says El-Nenny’s an Arsenal player, and as we all know, that’s as good as an announcement as it being on dotcom. *Ahem*. But it does at least look…

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If it’s broken, fix it

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There we all were, shaking our heads at the sheer misfortune of losing two players before the game had even got going at Hillsborough in the League Cup, and agreeing…

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