Tag: Blackburn

7 Reasons to be a Happy Gooner

It’s always a great feeling to finish the day on the right side of a hammering, so to mirror our drubbing of Blackburn here’s seven reasons to be a happy Gooner. 1. This is a little tongue in cheek but looking back at our dreadful start to this season it’s nice to know we’ve hit […]

Blackburn 4-3 Arsenal: Shambolic!

A lot of people, myself included, believed that with five signings made and good results achieved against Swansea and Dortmund, our boys had turned the corner after the mauling at Old Trafford. Well if they did, it seems they stumbled down the deepest, darkest, dirtiest dead-end alley one could possibly imagine. The defending in yesterday’s […]

My trip to London for Arsenal v Blackburn

After a five-day trip to London and a nasty bout of tonsillitis picked up on the flight home, I am finally back to blogging ways today. I wouldn’t blame any of you for forgetting this after such a long absence, but the Blackburn game was my first ever taste of live Arsenal action. This meant […]

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 […]

Blackburn 1-2 Arsenal: Player Ratings

Adetuwo ‘Yemi Jr. rates the Arsenal players performance against Blackburn… Manuel Almunia: Going into this match, Manuel had the task of holding his own against a barrage of long balls from Blackburn. He will definitely be happy with his game as he had answers to that was asked of him. His command of the area […]