Looking back, looking forward

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View image | gettyimages.com I would have been delighted in hindsight for this international break to have been as unremarkable as all those that have come before, but for all…

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No place to Jekyll and Hyde

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And so to the derby, which gets no less nerve-wracking with the passing of the years. I almost always profess my fear and pessimism prior to the game, which stands…

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Going for it | AGM | Superhuman Alexis

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The break nearly broke me I try - lord knows I try - to get enthused by watching England, but unless it’s a whopper of a match I just can’t.…

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Sweet and unsavoury

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I must confess, I didn’t see Gabriel escaping his ban. I’m happy that he has, of course, as it was a nothing flick of the foot and was clearly provoked…

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The summer of glove

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What a pleasant football-less summer I’ve had to date. That’s the main point to take from the almost one month of nothingness from me. I can’t say I’ve missed it…

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The arrival of an Arsenal legend

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View image | gettyimages.com It won’t have passed you by that today is a significant anniversary. That’s right, it’s eighteen years and three days since Gilles Grimandi joined Arsenal, a…

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There’ll be no homegrown trolley-dash for Arsène

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“I definitely wouldn’t go somewhere just because I’m a homegrown player.” So said Jack Wilshere in the run-up to England’s match against Slovenia: a reminder, if ever it were needed,…

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Arsenal 2014-15 season review

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A bit belated, but here’s a whistle-stop season review. It was going to be a general look at the season, but ended up being more about the players. That's just…

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Come on you rip-roaring yellows

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It’s happening. I somehow managed to avoid getting too nervous, too soon about today. In fact, it wasn’t until Thursday’s Arsecast that the fear slapped me in the face and…

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