Whilst Arsenal’s 2-1 win over Aston Villa didn’t quite fit the ‘game of two halves’ cliché, there were definitely two distinct parts to it. For the majority of the game, Arsenal were in control, had plenty of possession and didn’t look in danger of conceding. Then, as Aston Villa cranked up some pressure near the … More Out of the darkness and back to the top
listen to ‘Podcast EXTRA – Festive Football’ on Audioboo For the first podcast EXTRA of 2014, Sam Limbert is joined by James Bale and Rob Starr to look back at the Premier League fixtures over the busy Christmas period. It all turns a bit shambolic, rather like Tottenham’s defence. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes!
listen to ‘Just pick the money up’ on Audioboo In the first SMR Podcast of 2014, Sam Limbert is joined by James Bale and Rob Starr to talk about Arsenal’s FA Cup North London derby win over Tottenham and the rest of the 3rd round weekend. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes!
Drawing Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup third round was far from ideal for Arsenal. After a busy Christmas period of matches, a game with a lower league team would have enabled Arsene Wenger to rotate his squad and not have his players go through another intense game, whilst still making it through to the … More Arsenal cruise through with a clinical derby performance
The run of festive football is always a test of a club’s squad as injuries build up and players get fatigued quickly playing every three days. In this difficult period, Arsenal have emerged with ten points from twelve and remain top of a close and tense title race. Had late goals not been scored against … More Different heroes complete a crucial Christmas