Still waiting, still patient

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It’s 18 days since I last peered over the blogging parapet. The last time I did there were very few bullets whizzing over my head. Now there’s a full-blown barrage,…

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Yours, Disappointed of London

Manchester United 1-0 Arsenal Another big game, another defeat, and the unwelcome stat about our record against Chelsea and Man Utd can be dusted down, edited and bandied about. I'll…

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An Arsenal-heavy interlull delays my derby nerves

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Before we can all properly address the tightening stomach muscles associated with Saturday's derby showdown, we have for once got an interlull containing no little Arsenal interest to contend with…

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Tomas… It was up for grabs then…

Sunderland 1-1 Arsenal Football has the capacity to bowl all manner of unpleasant googlies at you – if you’ll pardon my mangling of sporting metaphors – and the last-minute equaliser…

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Last day thoughts and my last word on losses

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Some thoughts on winning Yes, winning – you remember it. It’s what I’m confident will happen on Sunday. A combination of hot Spuds breath down our necks, Fulham’s pressing engagement…

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The form factor

Arsenal 5-0 Porto 24 hours late, this. Just like the old days, when you went abroad, burned in the sun to cinder and had to wait a day for the…

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No new faces (just long ones)

Arsenal 1-3 Manchester Utd So that’s that then – another less than gentle reminder that despite all the pre-match bullishness of Wenger and some of the squad, when push comes…

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Snow, hype and the chance to go second

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Breaking news: We’ve neither signed nor sold anyone. I switched on Sky Sports News on about 2nd January and they were already lathering at the chops and reminding us that…

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Make Do and Mend

Manchester City 4-2 Arsenal Bit late in the day to add my tupp'orth about yesterday's match - couldn't get anywhere near the pooter till now. Obviously, it's mostly about Adebayor,…

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