Tim Stillman column Arseblog

Looking Through the Window

I have aired my impression that the transfer window is treated as a competition in its own right on many occasions now, so I shall not flog that particular hobby horse further. Definitively judging transfer bus...
Tim Stillman column Arseblog

Centre Flack

The art of defending has undergone a rapid transformation over the last twenty years or so. Generally speaking, the quality of individual defenders has declined in the global game. In the 1990s, the likes of Pa...
Tim Stillman column Arseblog

A Crèche Start

“What I think will happen is that you will have more and more players coming out of the lower leagues who have had to fight their way through. Compare that with a player who has been educated here, who has had ...

Arsene’s Agenda

Arsenal have plenty of unfinished business in the transfer market this summer. As the European Championships wind down, the peddlers of transfer smut will return to their stalls and players brief their agents f...

Alexis Sanchez, maybe?

Arsenal and centre forwards feels increasingly like a story of unrequited love. It has been a continuous soap opera of spurned advances and no small amount of questionable characters. In the transfer market, th...