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  • Another Greek drama
    12th March 2021

    Dominating for 59 minutes – and then the mistake, followed by panic, wobble and confidence loss, recovery, and success. This…

  • Fortune favours brave defenders as luck deserts Arsenal
    6th March 2021

    Arsenal pushed self-destruct button yet again. As said in previous reports, the self-destruction gene is not far from the surface.…

  • Seniors step-up as Arsenal out-fox foxes
    28th February 2021

    The signs didn’t augur well before this match. Arsenal had only one win in five in the last Premier League…

  • Arsenal create Greek drama in five acts
    27th February 2021

    A lot was hanging on this Europa League knock-out tie against Benfica. Not least continued interest in the season and…

  • City show Arsenal need big investment
    21st February 2021

    Depressing as ever when Man City play Arsenal in the league. A lot to do with investment. Will Arsenal ever…

  • Unlucky draw in Roman Emirates clash
    18th February 2021

    Arsenal should have won this and were the better footballing side, but poor finishing and bad luck saw a draw.…

  • A London novel with a difference by Salena Godden
    16th February 2021

    Performing poet Salena begins her first novel with a series of Disclaimers. The Disclaimers include the following: This book cannot…

  • That’s entertainment
    14th February 2021

    Leeds create open matches – but bizarre that when a team is 4-1 up there are still worries about winning…

  • Grossly disappointing result at Villa
    6th February 2021

    Grossly disappointing result stemming from a sloppy pass and bad defending at the start. It was the 197th time –…

  • Arsenal push the self-destruct button
    3rd February 2021

    Teams reflect their managers and there is something worrying in Arteta and the Arsenal team which came to the surface…

  • Resilient Arsenal give as good as they get
    31st January 2021

    Arsenal had three key players out – Saka, Aubameyang, and Tierney. Manchester United were nearly at full strength. And they…

  • Revenge a dish served cold and wet
    27th January 2021

    There was lot at stake for Arteta, given the weakened team he fielded on Saturday. In an interview at the…

  • Sloppy side leaves FA Cup with whimper
    23rd January 2021

    Arsenal only started playing with intensity in the last twenty minutes of this match –  not in keeping with their…

  • Partey raises hopes, as Auba brushes rust
    20th January 2021

    All smiles. Best home win of the season, fifth clean sheet and a brace for Aubameyang and into the top…

  • Experience trumps youngsters
    15th January 2021

    Important match. Arsenal could have gone into the top half of the table and continued the winning run. And Palace…

  • Arteta risked downturn with selection
    14th January 2021

    Mikel Arteta risked throwing away the recent upswing with the team selection of too many out of form players lacking…

  • Brighton bogey busted
    29th December 2020

    Brighton won the last two against Arsenal 2-1, the last of which was ill tempered, which did for Matteo Guendouzi’s…

  • Probable turning point – youth beats experience
    27th December 2020

    Arsenal upped the speed of passing and movement and bingo, a 3-1 victory. It was a simple plan – 4-2-3-1…

  • Luck favours the richer club
    22nd December 2020

    Another reminder where substantial investment combined with solid management gets you, Mr Kroenke. But the carbon kings were somewhat lucky here…

  • Plenty of huff and puff, but pointless
    19th December 2020

    Carlo Ancelloti was another manager tipped to come to Arsenal after Emery. He has  nine more points than Arteta after…

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