Twenty years ago, we signed Thierry Henry. Twenty years ago, we and the club changed.
A lot of conversation has taken place in the wake of our active transfer window – and most of that has surrounded our defence. David Luiz, William Saliba and Kieran Tierney were the defensive additions this summer, but do they constitute what we needed to revitalise our last line of resistance? Mark Lawrenson recently commented … Continue reading David Luiz – An Improvement?
Paul Davis was a genuine Gunners luminary - and one of our finest midfielders, before or since.
Professional footballers have become even harder to reach. The pedestal they stand upon has reached a heady height, craning your neck up to see this sporting icon and suffering dizzying vertigo as a result. Social media, a tool that should shorten the gap between ground level and the clouds upon which they sit, instead drags … Continue reading Fan Favourite Freddie
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?
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
Do YOU know the story of Tom Whittaker?