What present is he wrapping?

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!

Arsenal huffed and puffed but couldn’t blow Chelsea away

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

Back to where Arsenal’s transformation began

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