By Myles Palmer   Arsenal 2 Valencia 1 It’s 1 am and far too late to be writing a report. So I will write 5 lines. The stand was shaking. The East Stand was shaking. In all my years…

By Myles Palmer Valencia are strong defensively but this is a good time to play them.Coach Hector Cuper is leaving and it’s a Lazio situation. Half the team dont wanna play for a coach who is leaving. So Cuper’s having…

By Myles Palmer Dutch midfielder Giovanni Van Bronckhurst will join Arsenal in the summer.He is 26, left footed, a fine technician who can score from 25 yards.Arsenal need that.They don’t have enough of that.Obviously this means Petit won’t come back.Which…

By Myles Palmer Arsenal 2 Spurs Reserves 0Saturday was K-man day.Keown was back and he was Arsenal’s best player, although Ashley Cole was not far behind.Kanu came on as a sub and looked sharp, strong, positive, creative, motivated.Tony Adams missed…

By Myles Palmer England 2 Finland 1Riihilahti 26,Owen 42, Beckham 49___________________________Spain gave up after 20 minutes.Finland never gave up, but they were unlucky.Campbell, Beckham and Gerrard grew as the game went on and showed a real determination to win it.Macca…

  By Myles Palmer   England 2 Finland 1 ____________________ Riihilahti 26,Owen 42, Beckham 49 ___________________________ Spain gave up after 20 minutes. Finland never gave up, but they were unlucky. Campbell, Beckham, Gerrard and Macca grew as the game went…

By Myles Palmer Valencia is a fabulous draw !Because Valencia are similar to Arsenal. Both teams play technical power football, attacking with pace.Hector Cuper v Arsene Wenger.Always thought Wenger’s dynamic style owed something to Menotti as well as Sacchi and…