Higuain, Higuain, gone?

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Higuain - long-time target, deadly striker, Real Madrid. Looks like he's gone to Napoli. Aaaaaaarrrrgggghhhhh Suarez - huge bid, deadly striker, more baggage than Imelda Marcos. Risky. Divisive. Aaaaaaarrrrgggghhhhh I've…

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Prices are rising with the mercury

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A couple of tweets yesterday, from Rory Smith of The Times, which I found interesting. Two thoughts before bed. It's no coincidence Liverpool want £40m for Suarez and Real now…

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On patience, signings, and a few quotes.

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Some while back I tweeted the following quote, which I thought was an apt summation of what it's like being a football fan in the close season. Patience: "A minor…

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East Lower is 10. What now?

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Amidst all the excitement and palpitating hearts of yesterday, it dawned on me that today is worth noting (for me, at least). So that's what I'm doing below. AND IT'S…

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No big sales. Let’s start with that.

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We have arrived at the breathless finale, and it could go anywhere. Same as last year, then. The Wigan game was no doubt fantastic for the neutral - ebbing and…

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Four, five? Senses working overtime

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I think I would perhaps be enjoying this fourth-place run-in a bit more if Arsenal were a little less in the wanting zone. I'm finding it hard to prefer this…

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A funny old game? It’s not that funny.

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An 86th minute penalty that opened the floodgates in one otherwise tight game, followed by a tight draw full of varying forms of promise but deficient in the goal department…

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It’s time I perked up a bit, I think

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I’ve been pretty down on all things Arsenal recently. Down on our chances, down on writing this blog, down on everything. Down on wages, down on the ticket prices, down…

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Me: Not efficient in the zones where it matters

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And so it came to pass, as they said in the olden days (along with other common but now old-fashioned phrases like ‘Willlttttttooooooord!’ and ‘it’s up for grabs now’). We…

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