Tag: bacary sagna

AFCB’s 2010/2011 Season Review: The Defenders

This is the third part of AFCB’s 2010/2011 Season Review, focusing specifically on the players primarily used across the back four 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 […]

Arsenal 1-0 West Ham: Player Ratings

Adetuwo ‘Yemi Jr. rates the player’s performances in the late win over West Ham… Fabianski: Did everything asked of him. He performed well on set pieces and did well to get on the end of some good West Ham shots. 8 Squillaci/Koscielny: Both centre backs complemented each other quite well. They stood up to everything […]

Sagna out for three weeks, Nasri the team player

After labeling the current international week as “the least worrisome international break ever” in yesterday’s post it gives me great displeasure to reveal that Bacary Sagna will be out for at least three weeks with a thigh injury. The right-back injured himself on the first day of training with the French squad, missing the win […]

Mixed Bag For Arsenal Stars On Match Day 1

Apologies for the delay in getting this posted.  Andy & I had a bit of a publishing mix-up.  Got it sorted & updates will be more timely going forward. ***** The history!  The pageantry!  The anticipation!  The crazy, vuvuzela-playing fans!  Sepp Blatter telling everyone we’re in South Africa!  Yes, the World Cup is upon us.  […]

Arsenal Squad World Cup 2010 Preview

Greetings, fellow Gooners. Welcome to the AFC Blog Arsenal Squad World Cup Preview.  We’ll do some quick hitters on all the Arsenal players involved in the upcoming World Cup to kick things off, and list each player by group and team so you can follow along.  As we move through the month-long tournament for the […]