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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Ozil’s magic wand-feet

Arsenal 2-0 Bournemouth Had Mesut Ozil, in a puff of smoke, magicked up a rabbit on the edge of the box yesterday, I don’t think many present would have batted…

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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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Joyeux Joel and a Happy New Giroud!

Olympiacos 0-3 Arsenal I have vacillated about Arsenal’s chances in this must-win ding-dong for several weeks now. Curiously positivity after the Zagreb game was followed by gloomy no-hope once Alexis…

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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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Arsenal suffer a collective bad hair day

W.B.A. 2-1 Arsenal I’m not sure whether ‘a bad day at the office’ does this one justice, though Arsenal clearly did lose the document they were working on, said something…

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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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Left-back wings it to save the day

View image | gettyimages.com Arsenal 1-1 Tottenham You wouldn’t have put much money on the cavalry arriving wearing a number three shirt and some underused boots, but Gibbs’ contribution was…

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