We know a home crowd has a huge effect on players. We know it changes the course of decisions for referees – home teams are nearly twice as likely to get a big decision than the away team. Is it truly the 12th man though? It seems that way for Arsenal right now, and last … Continue reading Arsenal’s Home Comforts
Goals are the currency of football. Never mind the abhorrent amount of money that flows through the veins of the game, it is goals that keep the heart pumping, the turnstiles rotating and the clubs breathing. When the ball hits the back of the net, for scorer and fan alike there is no greater feeling. … Continue reading What’s Your Favourite Goal?
Can Arsenal progress without Champions League? Will we slide into the doldrums?
Unai Emery has brought with him many changes since he was drafted in to herald in the post- Wenger era. Many of them were not his choice. Backroom staff such as Raul Sanllehi were brought in slightly beforehand but are very much part of the new dynasty that Emery is meant to hone into success. … Continue reading Kolasinac Deserves the Spotlight
Alan Martin Smith earned his way into Gooner folklore in more ways than one. You think of smudge, you inevitably think of the Miracle of 89, his goal at Anfield early in the second half that provided the platform for the most iconic moment in English football at the time. However, the man who was … Continue reading Smudge – A Striking Dream
When does physicality become a negative on the game?
We aren't hitting the top this season, and we aren't drastically improving - so what next?