Arsenal seem to have this inability to keep their players fit and healthy. I can’t quite put my finger on why, but it seems like they are in injury overload at the moment. Could it be down to the backroom staff, or is it down to the players coming back too soon from big injuries? … More Yet more injury woes? Must be something in the water…
listen to ‘Podcast EXTRA – Replacement Bus-cast’ on audioBoom In a special podcast EXTRA, here’s what happened when Sam Limbert was late to the podcast recording, so James Bale and Rob Starr recorded one without him. They talk Rooney, North London derby, hair and more. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes!
listen to ‘All he did was leather it’ on audioBoom For post-North London derby musings, Sam Limbert is joined by James Bale and Rob Starr to talk about the weekend’s action, Wayne Rooney’s interesting excuse for a tackle, great goals and the Champions League. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes!
After being 1-0 down, a draw with Tottenham Hotspur isn’t a bad result. But, this was a draw against the worst Spurs team to play at the Emirates for quite a few years. That includes those that got battered 5-2. Mauricio Pochettino set up his team up not to lose the match, and until an … More Arsenal still trying to strike a balance after derby day draw
No cup defeat is nice or welcome, but it’s hard for Arsenal to have any complaints about going out of the Capital One Cup on Tuesday after the 2-1 defeat against Southampton. The Saints looked like a more cohesive team with the much-changed Gunners line-up not creating enough to merit going through. The main concern … More Disappointing cup exit shows rustiness of fringe players
After a stressful Tuesday night in Dortmund, the 3-0 win at Villa Park was the perfect antidote for Arsenal. Too many games this season have been tight, tense and too close for comfort. There was nothing of the sort on Saturday. As soon as Arsenal took the lead in the first half, there was only … More Ozil eases Arsenal back into form at Villa Park
listen to ‘Podcast EXTRA – FIFA ratings and rantings’ on Audioboo Ahead of the launch of FIFA 15, Sam Limbert and James Bale talk about the new game and rant about some of the announced player ratings, especially after some of the performances in the weekend’s football. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes!
listen to ‘Football did a banter’ on Audioboo Sam Limbert is joined by James Bale to talk about the barmy weekend of football, including Arsenal’s 3-0 win at Aston Villa and to talk about Abou Diaby. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes!
Ordinarily, while a 2-0 win looks comfortable, it rarely constitutes a thrashing in football. But, in Dortmund on Tuesday night, never has a 2-0 defeat felt like such a pummelling. Arsenal’s performance in the first group match of this season’s Champions League was embarrassing. It’s fine if you lose having put up a great fight. … More A 2-0 thrashing
listen to ‘Sanchez’s goal was sick and Bale was actually sick – full version’ on Audioboo Sam Limbert is joined by James Bale and Rob Starr to talk about Arsenal’s 2-2 draw with Manchester City and the other big talking points of the weekend’s football in the full half an hour version of the podcast … More Sanchez’s goal was sick and Bale was actually sick – full version