02 May 2016

Bad news and bank holiday waffle

Morning all, it’s a bank holiday and for those of you who expect an Arsecast Extra this morning, I’m afraid I have some bad news. Without wanting to point the finger of blame at anyone in particular, one of this recording duo was doing a comedy festival in Wales this

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Arsene Wenger Norwich 2016
01 May 2016

Arsenal 1-0 Norwich: A win, some protests, and the reaction

Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video I suppose we need to look at this one a little differently this morning. A 1-0 win over Norwich provided three very welcome points, but obviously there were other things going on too. So, let’s do it in sections.

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Arsenal live blog
30 Apr 2016

Arsenal v Norwich – live blog

Join us this afternoon for live blog coverage of the Premier League clash between Arsenal and Norwich, kick off at 17.30. Live blog is 100% free to follow on your computer or mobile device and gives you real time text commentary from the match. You can switch between the main

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30 Apr 2016

I have SAD: Seasonal Arsenal Dismay

Well, it’s safe to say yesterday was an interesting day once Arsene Wenger had finished his pretty astonishing press conference (transcript here – video here). The Arsenal manager was in chippy form, and he sent people’s blood pressure through the roof with some of his comments. Watching it at the

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Arsenal Gentleman's Weekly Review
29 Apr 2016

Arsenal Gentleman’s Weekly Review

As we approach the day when certain factions of the church of Arsenal have seen fit to create possibly the politest protest banner of all time. This banner, whose wording is simply the delightfully restrained ‘Time for change, Arsenal is stale, Fresh approach needed’ is and admirable example of that

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
29 Apr 2016

Wilshere on playing style, transfer rumours + Arsecast 389

Good morning everyone. I feel like calling some bastardhead today for no particular reason, rest assured it’s not you, for you do not have the head of a bastard. I will save it for someone who really deserves it. We’re heading into whatever the word for the one before penultimate

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28 Apr 2016

Nuthin’ but an ‘XG’ Thang

Much has been said and written about Arsenal’s poor chance conversion this season. The manager cites it as the foremost reason for the disintegration of another title challenge. Arsenal fans are fattened up on a daily diet of Mesut Özil’s chance creation figures. The German could forge human life with

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28 Apr 2016

Bring me the head of Diego Simeone (and the rest of him too please)

Morning all. I watched Champions League last night. Atletico Madrid against Bayern Munich, and I had envy. I’ll be honest and admit I think Diego Simeone is a bit unpleasant in some ways. His upcoming three game ban for arch-gamesmanship when he probably instructed a ballboy to throw a ball

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27 Apr 2016

Power to the people

Morning. The only place to start this morning is a protest planned for this weekend before, during and after the Norwich game. It’s the brainchild of The Gooner, REDaction and the Black Scarf Movement, with approval from the Arsenal Supporters Trust. You can read about it here. They’re asking fans

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Walcott miss Giroud miss
26 Apr 2016

Game of Groans as Ozil’s creativity is wasted

Well, I didn’t bother turning on Monday night football last night because I figured a Sp*rs side that were actually playing well against West Brom side that, on Thursday night against us looked like they couldn’t care less, would only end one way. I was not inclined to watch such

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
25 Apr 2016

Arsecast Extra Episode 116 – 25.04.2016

Welcome to another Arsecast Extra with myself and James from @Gunnerblog. On this week’s show we dissect another disappointing showing, this time the 0-0 draw with Sunderland. Why did Olivier Giroud start? What has Joel Campbell done to be so ignored? What the hell was that from Theo Walcott? We

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25 Apr 2016

Sunderland 0-0 Arsenal: Make it stop

Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video Arsene Wenger speaking before the Sunderland game and the fact we had just played on Thursday: “It’s no problem. In fact, there’s a very interesting study that has come out from Uefa that shows that the points taken by

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