If the Boxing Day win at West Ham was all about Arsenal’s relentless attacking, creativity and ability to create chances, Sunday’s win at Newcastle was all about the defensive stability of the team and the willingness to dig in and get the job done when things aren’t clicking going forward. These two festive away games … More Arsenal show a different way to win
After a run of four winless games, when Arsenal went 1-0 down at West Ham, a more fragile Gunners side might have struggled to rally and win at Upton Park. After squandering chances, there was a fear that this match would be the start of a decline, undoing all the good work done in the … More Attacking Arsenal fight back
listen to ‘Podcast EXTRA – Christmas and the Arsenal nativity’ on Audioboo For a festive podcast EXTRA, Sam Limbert is joined by James Bale and Ed Avern to talk about what teams want for Christmas and who to cast in an Arsenal nativity play! Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes!
listen to ‘What present is he wrapping?’ on Audioboo For a festive Sam’s Match Reports podcast, Sam Limbert is joined by James Bale and Ed Avern for a chat about Arsenal’s draw with Chelsea, some rants, a look back at the weekend of football and to do some wrapping. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes!
During the build-up up to Monday night’s game at the Emirates between Arsenal and Chelsea, I wouldn’t have been surprised to see the game get postponed. The pitch was fine, but the horrendous weather meant travelling to and from the game presented difficulties for fans. The vast majority did make it to the ground, however … More Arsenal huffed and puffed but couldn’t blow Chelsea away
After defeat in Naples on the final match day of the Champions League group stage, any draw in the last 16 was going to be tough for Arsenal. Atletico Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain were the preferred options, but all five of the Gunners’ potential opponents would have been difficult to beat. However of those five, … More Back to where Arsenal’s transformation began
listen to ‘Podcast EXTRA – January transfer window’ on Audioboo With the Christmas special to come next week, Sam Limbert is joined by Ed Avern and James Bale for some early musings on what positions teams need to strengthen in during the transfer window. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes!