Tag Archives | Aaron Ramsey

Positive Potential after Hull?

After Ramsey and Arteta and Cazorla and Coquelin will Oxlade-Chamberlain and Xhaka be Wenger’s next ‘Accidental Pairing’?

Dear angry, depressed, resigned Gooners, I’m back with my weekly column. Inspired by Dave the Master and his brilliant piece on why Arsène Wenger should rotate his left-backs, I also try to find some positives in these gloomy days. The defeat suffered against Chelsea has reminded us that we still have a lot to go […]

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CFC vs AFC

Arsenal’s last throw of the Dice and a Drink in the last chance Stamford Bridge Saloon, without many of our regulars –

Well, it looks like the last throw of the dice, doesn’t it? Drinking in the last chance saloon for Arsenal. To say I’m hugely disappointed in where this season seems to be heading would be stating the bleeding obvious. I’m also angry. At myself, first of all. Yet another season I’ve allowed myself to buy […]

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It is not Tactics, Formations or Players to Blame, it is Poor Mentality and Weak Mindset –

The Watford defeat hurts big time. It doesn’t go away. Three days on and the frustration at missing the opportunity remains and the questions remain unanswered. Why were we not “mentally prepared” as Wenger admitted? How could Watford, with such a poor run coming into the game, be sharper, quicker and more committed? Was the […]

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Holding out for a 3

Wenger Clearly has no plan but Mustafi, Holding and Koscielny in a Back Three against Chelsea might be one

I agree with Andrea Rosati from his piece on Wednesday that we are now in a position where Wenger has to make 100% correct tactical decisions beginning with Chelsea. Conte has Chelsea playing to a system, which the team understands, and he has fitted all his square pegs into square holes. The key to his […]

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