In recent weeks I’ve written extensively about the mood of the Arsenal crowd, especially at away matches. (Saturday’s game at Wigan will be our sixth away fixture in the last eight games). Visceral anger built up over the weeks until it drained into a kind of apathetic sludge at Bradford.
There’s only one place to start this morning and that’s the announcement from yesterday that five players, British ones at that, had signed new long-term deals. As expected Jack Wilshere, Aaron Ramsey, Kieran Gibbs, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Carl Jenkinson signed new contracts which will, all going well, keep them at