Tag: Andrey Arshavin

AFCB’s 2010/2011 Season Review: The Forwards

This is the first part of AFCB’s 2010/2011 Season Review, focusing specifically on the players primarily used across the front three last season. Each player has been giving a report card-style rating (ranging from A+ to E-) as well as the justification for their rating based on their progress and overall performance over the course […]

A moment in time

Please listen to this song while reading the post… Laurent Koscielny intercepts the ball for what feels like the hundredth time. He stops Barcelona’s attack dead like a wave breaking on a rocky shore. He pauses for a moment, deliberating over what to do with his second or two in space. Soon confronted by an […]

The Short Corner: Walcott as a defensive player

AFCB’s tactics guru Andrew Enloe examines how Theo Walcott helps the Arsenal defence… Saturday’s match against Blackburn was the first real test of the season; nobody is really expected to win at Anfield, and last week’s match against Blackpool was only going to finish one way.  Blackburn have a formidable home record, and winning the […]

This one’s for the girls: Arsenal players suit up

The annual Arsenal Charity Ball, which supports the Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, was held at Emirates Stadium on Thursday. The female Gooners among you all will be happy to hear that each and every player was present, suited up and looking fresh. Kickette has a host of lovely photos of the event but I’ve […]