Tag: Match Reports

Arsenal kids take an unexpected tumble

Before I get onto the Carling Cup loss overnight I have to issue (yet another) apology for the lack of a blog yesterday. I had started to write a post based on a heap of comments by Arsene Wenger and Robin van Persie among others about our win over Chelsea before my computer decided to get […]

The 3 reasons why Arsenal failed to beat Spurs

Sometimes in football you witness games where logic goes out the window and all hell breaks lose. Liverpool’s 5-4 win over Alaves in the UEFA Cup immediately comes to mind as does last year’s ridiculous 4-2 loss to Liverpool in the Champions League. Last night’s 4-4 draw with Tottenham was one of those games. Before […]

Diaby impact shows as Arsenal thump Fenerbache

That was a pleasant surprise. Three points, five goals and as good a performance as you can expect in a place like Turkey given the injury-ravaged nature of our defence. The team selection was exactly as I predicted yesterday (hurrah!) with Robin van Persie dropped to accommodate the returning Abou Diaby to a five-man midfield. It […]

Wenger gets it wrong in win over Everton

What a weird game that was. 1-0 down after as poor a 45 minutes as as we’ve seen all season, yet a couple of changes in personnel and a huge shift in attitude saw Arsenal run out 3-1 winners after goals from Samir Nasri, Robin van Persie and substitute Theo Walcott. Arsene Wenger’s team selection for this match was absolutely baffling. […]