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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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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A shrug of the shoulder and a pffft

Arsenal 2-3 Olympiacos I know it’s the most spoilt thing to say, given how other teams look on at our repeated qualification with envy, but I’ve felt fairly ambivalent about…

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Keeping the concentration

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The battle to finish second - or at least in the automatic Champions League slots - has twisted and turned but with some strange fizzling-outs elsewhere in recent weeks, it’s…

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Poor in the Ruhr

Borussian Dortmund 2-0 Arsenal A few observations now that the dust of the Dortmund storm is settling (ha!) World Cup focus? I offer this as an olive branch to Messrs…

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Triple whammy leaves Arsenal on the ropes

Image courtesy of Arsenal Tickets Arsenal 0-2 Bayern Munich Another year, another mountain to climb. This time, it’s all about the frustrating ‘what ifs’. Things could and should have been…

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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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Arrivederci abject Arsenal

AC Milan 4-0 Arsenal I have not been blogging recently and I must say, I’ve not really missed it. It would not be fair to solely blame the gradual declining…

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