The big one vs Manchester United: team news and predicted starting XI

Morning, folks. Today’s match is another in the long line of obstacles Arsenal must overcome cleanly in order for them to be considered genuine challengers for honours. If we win, it’s an exceptional result against a tough opponent. If we lose, it’ll be the glorious day all those media creatures…

Flamini set to return, extra podcast glory and early United thoughts.

Afternoon, boys ‘n’ girls. As I type, I’m nursing a hangover. Being not much of a drinker, and old enough to have seen my most exuberant years behind me, I am ill-equipped to deal with it. My head feels as if there’s a full steel band inside relentlessly banging out…

Arsenal 1-1 Man Unied; a draw will do, plus the prospect of a return of a former player? … Maybe…

Morning folks. A draw.  1-1. All things tied. Stalemate. Whatever you might want to call it, it’ll have to do. It’s not perfect. It’s hardly the awe-inspiring demolition we’d all secretly hoped for – the one during which Robin van Persie is stretchered off having missed an open goal and…

Manchester United (h): team news, thoughts and predicted starting XI

Greetings, Earthlings (and those of you who may be reading from another dimension). Manchester United at the Emirates is undoubtedly a huge fixture, and today there’s plenty for the Arsenal to play for. However, I can’t help feeling a little nostalgic for the days when it really meant something.  Vieira…

10 games for nibbling, United’s title and another huge transfer bites the dust.

Good evening, beautiful creations. If you’re hoping to unearth some original gems of Arsenal news, today may be something of a disappointment for you. There’s plenty of goings on and news out there, but given what’s occurred already this week, much of it only truly relates to Arsenal in a…

Santos, Vermaelen, Ramsey, van Persie, Wilshere, Cazorla, and real reason for concern.

Morning folks. Not the best of moods around the Arsenal community, is there? Understandably so. Defeat is something I find easier to take if I know Arsenal have given everything. It still hurts, it still upsets me, but there isn’t any shame in losing to a better team on the…

Staring XI for the game against Manchester United.

Morning folks. Did you sleep well last night? Nervous? Excited? The day of the big game is upon us. Our beloved Arsenal face arguably the toughest away trip in the Premiership fixture list; the home of ‘Fergie time’, a place where we won the league, the setting for one of…

Arsenal vs United; a few pre-game thoughts.

Afternoon folks. Tomorrow’s post will contain as much teams news and predictions as I can get my grubby little paws on. Today’s is all about some of my early thoughts about the huge game on Saturday. 8-2. Still hurts, doesn’t it? It bloody well should, too. There have been many…