Yet more injury woes? Must be something in the water…

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…

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All he did was leather it

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!

Arsenal still trying to strike a balance after derby day draw

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

Disappointing cup exit shows rustiness of fringe players

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

Football did a banter

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!

A 2-0 thrashing

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

Sanchez’s goal was sick and Bale was actually sick – full version

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