A handy guide to transfer terminology

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A Kolasinac-shaped left-back aside, this June was hardly flaming in the transfer department. July is where the action usually is, I tell myself, and it’s an opinion I can justify…

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Some thoughts on Wenger

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So it's Wenger until 2019 - the least surprising surprise since Surprisey McSurpriseFace jumped out of the wardrobe and shouted, “surprise!” Those making the decision couldn’t have scripted a more…

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FA Cup final preview: Cech and balance

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*eyes open at 6am*. It's the cup final, baby! Best write a preview then. Cup runneth over Though the river marked ‘league titles’ ran dry many years ago, leaving an…

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That warmed the Coquelins

Stoke City 1-4 Arsenal Fourth is on - until it’s off again. From the rubble of a north London derby no-show, we’ve dusted ourselves down to win three on the…

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Pinch yourself – yes it is Monreal

Arsenal 2-1 Manchester City Imagine my surprise when Arsenal’s mojo - which I had prayed for in hope rather than in expectation before the match - emerged in the second…

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What do we want? Mojo. When do we want it? Now.

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  Yesterday I took my kids to non-league football for the first time, for a play-off hopefuls clash between my local team Wingate and Finchley, and the hipsters' choice Dulwich…

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The impossible announcement

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Watching that clip of Arsenal players being abused by our own fans at Selhurst Park is really tough viewing - another low in a season that’s magicking lows out of…

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It’s not a matter of if, but Wenger

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It’s been a tumultuous week alright. There have been moments - days, weeks perhaps - over the past 21 years when I’ve thought it could be the end for Wenger.…

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