When Nothing Less Than A Win Will Do

October 15, 2011 by  - Filed under Arsenal FC, Premier League

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Greetings fellow Gooners! Well, that was a mind-numbingly, toe-curlingly putrid two weeks, wasn’t it?! Not a game worth seeing in sight, (the obvious exception being Oxlade-Chamberlain’s hat-trick for the Ingerlund U21’s of course!) and nothing, literally NOTHING new to read, hear, see or care about regarding our great club. And when I say nothing new, I mean NOTHING just as much as I mean NEW! The media has spent the past two weeks telling us the following: – We made a bid... 

Would The Real Arsenal F.C. Please Stand Up?

October 2, 2011 by  - Filed under Arsenal FC, Premier League

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Greetings fellow Gooners! Ok, we can whine about handball, and with good reason. We can whine about Van de Vaart (or Van de Fart as Gary Neville hilariously pronounced his name!) even being allowed to stay on the pitch after two obvious yellow card offences, and with good reason. We could even whine about bad luck and even more about the freak goals that the Spuds continue to score against us. In fact, we could just whine because we damned well want to. But in truth, we didn’t get anything... 

Spuds, Away, Sunday? Yes Please!

October 1, 2011 by  - Filed under Arsenal FC, Premier League

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Greetings fellow Gooners! Well, nobody can claim that we haven’t had a tough start to the season. Losing to Liverpool, losing 8-2 to Manchester United, losing 4-3 to Blackburn, losing Cesc, Na$ri and Clichy, Champions League qualifiers against Udinese, 3 red cards, losing Jack Wilshere for most of the season, losing Thomas Vermaelen for something like 10 games in total (more on that developing saga later!) and now, just when we appear to be going in the right direction, the “anything... 

From 17th Best To 17th Best!

September 27, 2011 by  - Filed under Arsenal FC, Premier League, Transfers

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Greetings fellow Gooners! I know, you expected something directly after the game against Bolton on Saturday and your hearts were broken when I chose not to write a single word on the topic until now! The main reason for this is that for the last match report I broke the “golden rule of sports blogging” and wrote whilst I was angry which led me to decide that it was probably just a much a sin to write when I was happy too! In truth, the things I would have splurged onto the page on Saturday... 

I Don’t Know What To Say!

September 23, 2011 by  - Filed under Arsenal FC, Premier League

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Greetings fellow Gooners! Next up, the visit of Bolton Wanderers to our fine home and whilst Bolton have provided some nasty moments for us over the years, including a 2-1 reversal at the Reebok at the end of last season for some reason I am not expecting that this year. Seriously, I have a strange and, if I am totally honest, slightly uncomfortable sense that things are about to go right for us. Realistically speaking, this is yet another game that we really should be winning. There aren’t many... 

Note To Self…

September 17, 2011 by  - Filed under Arsenal FC, Premier League

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…never write anything when you are angry! I took that advice from the great ‘Holic over at Goonerholic and I have tried to keep it in mind. Today, however, is different. Today I AM going to write whilst I am angry because if I didn’t I wouldn’t be writing again for a while! Afternoon Gooners and welcome to yet another conversation about profligacy in front of goal, bad defending, poor refereeing and players that simply are not consistently good enough to wear the Arsenal shirt. In real terms...