Tag: nicklas bendtner

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 […]

Chamakh or Bendtner is manager’s only dilemma

The talking point going into tonight’s game with Stoke are injuries to Robin “157 goals in 5 games” van Persie and Laurent “I win every tackle I attempt” Koscielny. Their exclusion leaves Arsene Wenger with a couple of interesting changes to make. Sebastien Squillaci will undoubtedly continue alongside the returning Johan Djourou, while one of […]

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 […]

Newcastle 0-4 Arsenal: Was Thierry playing last night?

After benefiting from an hilariously fortunate opening goal just before the break, Theo Walcott and Nicklas Bendtner ensured Arsenal romped away with a 4-0 victory at St James’ Park. The second-half finishing was particular impressive: Walcott producing two that had me rubbing my eyes and wondering if I was watching Thierry Henry and Bendtner adding […]