Are Arsenal Up For The Cup? You’d hope so.

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The magic of the cup, up for the cup, Wemberlee, wearing yellow ribbons – here we are again on third round weekend, and I still love this competition to bits.…

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Wenger’s New Year turns sour

Fulham 2-1 Arsenal So, a pretty dismal start to the New Year, but perhaps a focus sharpener as this month’s transfer window opens. It was the ultimate clichéd game of…

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Handbrake off, defensive sureness on: Job’s a goodun

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It’s been another fortnight of stewing over Arsenal’s weaknesses. The previous international break came right after the pounding at Old Trafford; this one came after the derby defeat. On each…

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Match preview: Third home game lucky?

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Warning: This blog contains the cliche 'one game at a time' It’s a glorious, bright spring morning in London: perfect for a trip to the Grove. It makes sense to…

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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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Ref whistles while Robin works

Barcelona 3-1 Arsenal Another year, another aggregate defeat to Barcelona, but this one was tinged with a dose of 'what if'. What if, at 1-1, we had remained with eleven…

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Monday night squad ramblings

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And so it came to pass that Arsenal's midweek Anglian aberration was put to the sword with a fine performance at Upton Park on Saturday. There's nothing like winning your…

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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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