Den and dusted

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Adeus Denilson. Ta-da for now (though I am prepared to wager that the ‘for now’ part will become ‘for good’). Denilson’s departure reminded me that this summer was as much…

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Match report: One slump or two?

Manchester United 2-0 Arsenal And so, as feared, the sleep-slump to disaster continues. I can't see this one ending well. You don't have to scour the Arsenal online diaspora for…

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Match report: Theo Speedwagon

Arsenal 1-1 Leeds United Cracking cup tie this. I couldn't make the game yesterday so watched it on HyundaITV while following the mood on Twitter. There was a fair bit…

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Home comforts and other stuff

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Arsenal have been around almost 125 years now. I've been a season ticket holder for the last sixteen of those. In terms of success, I could hardly have chosen a…

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Thoughts on the opener/keeper/patience

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The Arsenal goalkeeping mystery It’s not often I quote old Shakey, mainly because I’m not the brightest bulb in the room, but here goes: “If it were done when 'tis…

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A spoonful of hope on a cereal of improbability

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Good morning to you all on a cloudless, plane-free and gorgeous spring London morning. Having no aircraft humming overhead or vapour trails criss-crossing the skies has been as peculiar as…

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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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Seize the moment (and fix the unfixed)

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Good things, as they say, come to those who wait. I sat watching Sky Sports on 1st January expecting a flurry of new players to change hands within moments, and…

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