I can quite comfortably say that the 3-0 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday in the Capital One Cup was one of the worst performances I’ve ever seen from an Arsenal team. There were slightly mitigating circumstances because of injuries and changes to the team, plus it was in the least important of the four competitions, but … More Arsenal go out but injuries are the biggest concern
The strange nature of being a football fan meant that I was almost more concerned about Arsenal’s Premier League game with Everton than I was about the Champions League match with Bayern Munich. But following the epic efforts on Tuesday night was always going to be tough. Everton had a point to prove following a … More Gunners grit out three points for a perfect week
listen to ‘You are never beating Hector Bellerin in a race’ on audioBoom Following a brilliant footballistic week, Sam Limbert is joined by James Bale to talk about the wins against Bayern Munich and Everton. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes!
With the odd exception, Arsenal’s Champions League groups have often featured some rather mundane matches, and while it always feels like you should appreciate being in the competition, there have been some group games when it’s hardly felt like the pinnacle of European football. Partly through a change in the pots for the group stage … More Bayern out-gunned by Arsene’s tactical tweaks
listen to ‘Turn it into a Mathieu Flamini tour’ on audioBoom Sam Limbert is joined by James Bale to discuss Arsenal’s win at Watford, look ahead to the coming games with Bayern Munich and Everton and come up with a solution for Arsene Wenger should Arsenal end up in the Europa League. Subscribe to the … More Turn it into a Mathieu Flamini tour
Momentum in sport can be one of those strange, unquantifiable things that can make a big difference in the outcome of matches. When you or your team has it, you have to make the most of it, that’s why it was pretty frustrating to have an international break straight after Arsenal took Manchester United apart … More Watford win backs up heroics against United
Ok, hands up, who genuinely saw that coming? There’s always been a sense that Arsenal had that sort of a performance in them, but no-one could have really expected such an accomplished, dominant and clinical performance to come against Manchester United, especially after the debacle against Olympiakos. The 3-0 scoreline didn’t quite reflect just how … More United blown away by Arsenal’s strengh, speed and solidarity
listen to ‘BAM! Get in that top corner’ on audioBoom Rejoicing in Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Manchester United, Sam Limbert is joined by James Bale to ignore the midweek Champions League disappointment and focus on the majestic weekend performance. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes!
Defeats in football matches can do strange things to people. Even the most rational and calm people can get worked up into a frenzy of anger and frustration. There was plenty of that in evidence following Arsenal’s dreadful 3-2 defeat at home to Olympiakos, meaning Arsenal have a huge challenge ahead to even get close … More Arsenal manage to make a parody of themselves