Author Archive | Nick Birch

lichtsteiner

Arsenal’s new signing a sign of things to come? Or just shrewd opportunism?

The predominantly positive reaction from Arsenal supporters to the announcement of the arrival of thirty four year old Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer from Juventus, serves to illustrate the significant change in the mindset of those associated with the club, following Arsene’s long awaited and much needed departure. For had Wenger remained as our […]

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Wenger Stoke

Wenger reminds us why he should have left with Arsenal’s season’s stuttering start.

Arsene has demonstrated that he’s learned nothing from mistakes made in previous campaigns. I’m disappointed and frustrated but sadly, not surprised. However, despite being called ‘negative’ by some of our more ‘positive’ supporters, I take no enjoyment from saying “I told you so”. I would take plenty from Arsene proving me wrong though. Unfortunately, he […]

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Reactive and Proactive

Wenger Reactive and Conte Proactive =18 Point Gap – Are we Optimistic this is Changing?

After our performance in the FA Cup final defeat of Chelsea, optimism levels for next season, rose substantially, amongst many of our supporters. Justifiably, some would say. However, whilst I was delighted with the way we ended last season, I am not yet convinced that Arsene has miraculously rediscovered what it takes to lead us […]

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