After the ‘Best Arsene Wenger Arsenal Signings’ post, I just had to do a ‘worst signings’ post. And again, entirely subjective; these are my own opinions and factor in the transfer fee paid, their impact (or lack of) on the team and the general ‘meh’ that I felt when they were announced. Or they […]
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Happy Australia Day GunnersTown. (A couple of days late) A lot has happened during my 7 week sabbatical around the world. I got to see the sunset in Phuket I got to spend Boxing Day at church, for the first time in 6 years, I got introduced to the Tibetan […]
Far Side View A couple of curses seem to be plaguing The Arsenal, one may have been solved but the other, I fear, is still rumbling on. The first in question is ‘The Curse of the Number 9’.
Arsenal and Everton are two sides who have endured some entertaining matches over the past number of years. The fixture has thrown up some unpredictable meetings between the two teams. At times, it has proved a one-sided domination in years gone by, as well as an incredibly tense affair. The two sides share some classic […]
Since beginning the journey to become Arsenal’s most successful manager in it’s 126 year history, Arsene Wenger has changed not only the face of North London, but English football as a whole. Bringing with him the philosophy that the right way to run a football club is to produce world class players rather than […]
Francis Jeffers, an incredible talent, or was it just that he was young in-form and English and brought media attention to him that led to a big money move to Highbury? Did he get enough time at Arsenal to make his difference? Still young and naive, he was shipped back to Everton and then Charlton […]