Arsenal go out but injuries are the biggest concern

I can quite comfortably say that the 3-0 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday in the Capital One Cup was one of the worst performances I’ve ever seen from an Arsenal team. There were slightly mitigating circumstances because of injuries and changes to the team, plus it was in the least important of the four competitions, but … More Arsenal go out but injuries are the biggest concern

Gunners grit out three points for a perfect week

The strange nature of being a football fan meant that I was almost more concerned about Arsenal’s Premier League game with Everton than I was about the Champions League match with Bayern Munich. But following the epic efforts on Tuesday night was always going to be tough. Everton had a point to prove following a … More Gunners grit out three points for a perfect week

Bayern out-gunned by Arsene’s tactical tweaks

With the odd exception, Arsenal’s Champions League groups have often featured some rather mundane matches, and while it always feels like you should appreciate being in the competition, there have been some group games when it’s hardly felt like the pinnacle of European football. Partly through a change in the pots for the group stage … More Bayern out-gunned by Arsene’s tactical tweaks

United blown away by Arsenal’s strengh, speed and solidarity

Ok, hands up, who genuinely saw that coming? There’s always been a sense that Arsenal had that sort of a performance in them, but no-one could have really expected such an accomplished, dominant and clinical performance to come against Manchester United, especially after the debacle against Olympiakos. The 3-0 scoreline didn’t quite reflect just how … More United blown away by Arsenal’s strengh, speed and solidarity