Positives finally turn into progress

It didn’t feel like it after the game, but Arsene Wenger and the Arsenal players have been reminding fans this week that there were positives from the defeat to Manchester United. The performance was better, but the chances weren’t taken and Arsenal still managed to self-implode. The 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund in mid-week was … More Positives finally turn into progress

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Mertesacker’s crown jewels

listen to ‘Mertesacker’s crown jewels’ on audioBoom After two wins in a row, the footballistic mood is much better around Arsenal as Sam Limbert is joined by James Bale to chat about the wins against West Bromwich Albion and Borussia Dortmund. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes!

Sneeze

listen to ‘Sneeze’ on audioBoom After the shambles of Arsenal’s game against Manchester United, Sam Limbert is joined by James Bale to dissect what went wrong. Beware, contains another rant. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes!

Please Arsene, show some tactical nous

I just can’t work this Arsenal team out. Neither, it seems, can Arsene Wenger. Any sparks or signs of promise are almost instantly wrecked by the ability to completely self-destruct. Despite a generally improved performance against Manchester United on Saturday, Arsenal still managed to let the worst United team I’ve ever seen leave the Emirates … More Please Arsene, show some tactical nous

Arteta goes off, takes whole midfield with him

After the pretty unjust smash and grab job done by Arsenal to somehow escape Brussels with a 2-1 win, it’s arguably poetic justice that Anderlecht came back so spectacularly to draw 3-3 at the Emirates on Tuesday night. But poetic justice should mean f*** all in football. If you’re 3-0 up at home, you should … More Arteta goes off, takes whole midfield with him