After an underwhelming first two games of the season, Sam Limbert and James Bale reflect on Arsenal’s 0-0 draw at Leicester City, select their Starrs of the Week without Rob Starr and challenge each other in the top 10 challenge. No ferrets were involved in the making of this podcast. Click here to listen to… More It’s like releasing a ferret into a field
After conceding four last week to Liverpool, a clean sheet away to the Champions was incredibly welcome. The defending from the Gunners was solid, composed and effective against the pacy Leicester City front-line with the returning Laurent Koscielny putting in a superb showing. Apart from a couple of hairy moments when referee Mark Clattenburg had… More A clean sheet but no cutting edge
By James Bale As regular listeners will know I very rarely write for the site. Mainly because I am significantly better at talking than writing, but I feel I have to have my views immortalised in textual form. Why oh why is Theo still at the club? There are several issues that I have with Theo… More Theo Walcott, should he stay or should he go?
All of the pre-season optimism has been killed by Arsenal’s defeat to Liverpool, and Sam Limbert, James Bale and Rob Starr dissect the remains of the debacle, look at Man Utd’s win over Bournemouth, award Starr of the Week and challenge each other with the top 10s. Click here to listen to the podcast on… More It’s always good to have a fresh sheet
Even though Arsenal fought back to gain an element of respectability in losing 3-4 to Liverpool on the opening day of the season, it shouldn’t mask what was a disasterous period of play after half-time as the Gunners’ lack of experience at the back cost them dearly. Most of the time, I will always defend… More A bad dose of new-season reality as the same mistakes are repeated
Pre-season is the time to be optimistic. Even though Arsene Wenger hasn’t completed the transfer deals that most think need to have been done, this is the time of the year when positivity should be the main feeling towards Arsenal. Everyone is level in the table, a ball hasn’t been kicked in a competitive game,… More Reasons for optimism but three major problems exist before the season starts
The first of the rebranded and relaunched Big Diag podcasts with Sam Limbert, James Bale and Rob Starr looking ahead to the 2016-2017 season talking transfers, Arsenal, Pogba, Zlatan, social media and take on some challenges in new features for the 16-17 season. Plus there is the first airing of the new theme tune! Click… More It’s all cats – The Big Diag season preview 2016-2017