SMR end-of-season review 2014-2015: The Midfielders

In the penultimate post reviewing the 2014-2015 season, I’m going to assess the performance of Arsenal’s midfielders. As with the previous ones, there’ll be a short review of each player’s season and a one-word summary. 7. Tomas Rosicky It was a frustrating season for Tomas Rosicky as he didn’t get as much game time as … More SMR end-of-season review 2014-2015: The Midfielders

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

Arsenal huffed and puffed but couldn’t blow Chelsea away

During the build-up up to Monday night’s game at the Emirates between Arsenal and Chelsea, I wouldn’t have been surprised to see the game get postponed. The pitch was fine, but the horrendous weather meant travelling to and from the game presented difficulties for fans. The vast majority did make it to the ground, however … More Arsenal huffed and puffed but couldn’t blow Chelsea away

Are we serious yet?

The way things have gone for Arsenal in recent years, it’s understandable that some fans don’t want to get ahead of themselves in this season’s title race. The history of the collapses, mediocre performances and fights for fourth mean that title talk is still difficult to believe for some people. For doubters before this weekend, … More Are we serious yet?