Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has sacrificed the FA Cup in recent years but can he afford to do the same again?
Category: Arsenal Opinion
Gooner Talk looks at the reasons behind Arsenal Under-18′s poor start to the season, with Carl Laraman’s side currently winless since the opening day of the campaign.
During the summer Arsenal broke their transfer record by a considerable amount to bring in arguably the best offensive midfielder in the world.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has claimed that his table-topping Gunners can win the league title this year – even without signing a striker in January.
Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville, fellow pundits on Sky’s football coverage, had an interesting debate recently which illustrated certain things that we already knew. The debate was over which was the better player: Steven Gerrard or Paul Scholes. Carragher loyally backed his former club-mate Gerrard, as Neville did with Scholes. Both commentators have been ‘one-club […]
The reasons for this summers lack of movement so far in the transfer market could be down to any, or a combination of, several factors. Which you choose to believe or discount may well reflect your own ideology, or your partiality to rhetoric of our Mr Wenger. Could it Dick Law’s lack of talent at […]
The triangles, flicks and six-yard passing look faster and more fluent at Arsenal. Aaron Ramsey is forcing his way into the team because, despite the fact he may infuriate occasionally, the Gunners play better when he is in the team. Alongside the usually nerveless Wilshere and Gibbs, the team looks robust and unintimidated. Ramsey has […]
One of the more worrying aspects of Manchester City’s exit in this year’s Champions League was their porous defending. City conceded six goals against Ajax Amsterdam-one in each leg- as they crashed out of Europe’s prime competition for the second consecutive year. On one particular night in Amsterdam, Micah Richards had the audacity to blame […]
Why Wilshere? In Plato’s dialogue Philebus, Socrates tussles with the concept of desire: Socrates: We commonly talk, do we not, of a man “having thirst”? Meaning that he is becoming empty…. Then is his thirst a desire? Protarchus: Yes, a desire for drink. Socrates: For drink, or for replenishment with drink? Protarchus: For replenishment […]
Arsenal’s 5-2 win over arch-rivals Tottenham is exactly what the club needed days before a crucial Champions League group stage match against Montpellier. Scoring five goals, regardless of the Gunners’ man advantage, shows Arsenal’s critics that Robin van Persie’s goals from last season are being shared across the pitch while Arsene Wenger’s summer signings are […]