A return to winning ways but in a strange atmosphere

After a dreadful start to the season, a comfortable 3-0 home win against a poor Bournemouth side was just what Arsenal needed. No drama. No wailing and gnashing of teeth. No major negatives. It doesn’t mean that all is good in the world again as the real judgement will come when they got to Stamford … More A return to winning ways but in a strange atmosphere

Arsenal survive a Friday fright to get the season going

While there was something unfamliar about starting the season on a Friday night, there was something all too familiar about the way the Gunners capitulated on the opening day. In recent years, Aston Villa, West Ham and Liverpool have all walked away from the Emirates with three points in the first game as a result … More Arsenal survive a Friday fright to get the season going

Welbeck boosts Arsenal against a lethargic United

Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Manchester United has been lamented by many for not being like the old days of crunching tackles, fights in the tunnel, pizza throwing and Martin Keown coming close to ripping off Ruud van Nistelrooy’s face, but in the circumstances of a terrible second half of the season, it was a most … More Welbeck boosts Arsenal against a lethargic United

Welbeck and Iwobi get Arsenal back to winning ways

After losing to Watford and Barcelona, a short turnaround to face Everton at Goodison Park probably wasn’t high on the list of things Arsenal wanted to do at the end of a challenging week. Despite the Toffees’ struggles at home this season, they went into the game off the back of a stirring performance in … More Welbeck and Iwobi get Arsenal back to winning ways

Watford take away Arsenal’s FA Cup safety net

One of the only things keeping me, and I suspect many others fans, going during this slightly turbulent time for Arsenal was the prospect of challenging for a third successive FA Cup. While it isn’t the Premier League or the Champions League, it would have been an unprecedented achievement in the modern era, plus I’ve … More Watford take away Arsenal’s FA Cup safety net

The same sinking feeling as scared Arsenal sabotage their title chances

I’m an Arsenal fan who always likes to look for the positives in any performance, no matter the result. The 3-2 defeat to Manchester United contained no positives whatsoever. This was the worst Manchester United team in living memory and Arsenal made them look alright with a scared and embarrassing performance that was, frankly, a … More The same sinking feeling as scared Arsenal sabotage their title chances

The Leicester fairytale is dented by Welbeck’s heroic return

Following the comprehensive 3-1 win at the Etihad Stadium against Manchester City, it felt like most football fans without a vested interest in the title race were on the Leicester City bandwagon. What they’ve achieved as a squad this season is remarkable, and it does make for a great story to see them at the … More The Leicester fairytale is dented by Welbeck’s heroic return