Tag Archives: match afterthoughts

Perez, Ox, Alexis, Xhaka and top-Gunner Giroud Fight Back and Do us Proud

What a good night to be a Gooner. I hear you say we dropped two points tonight in the title race and this may well be true, but to come back from (harshly) being 3-0 behind to take a point from … Continue reading

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Holding Surprises, Sanchez the Team Player, Wingers on Fire: 5 Positives

Arsenal 3 -4  Liverpool A bonker’s game with a bitter aftertaste, but the positives are sweeter than our senses allow us to register.  Well that was some game of football and what a shame we did not at least take a … Continue reading

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El-Super-Neny MOTM, Giroud-Welbeck the Future, Alexis’ Last Game? Arsenal v Norwich Afterthoughts

Happiness is a warm, yes it ihihihiss, Gunner! While for some, especially the lazy side of the media, this was about ‘the protest’, for many others we were playing a crucial game for staying in the top four and secure … Continue reading

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A right-winger, DM cover and CF short of Victory: Arsenal v Barcelona Afterthoughts

The morning after the night before, and I cannot help but feel a bit melancholy. The head says the boys gave their all and we were beaten by a stronger team, but the Gooner heart is bleeding nevertheless. For seventy minutes … Continue reading

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Seeing patterns in chaos: Arsene finally has his new Bergkamp

Arsenal 2 – 0 Bournemouth Afterthoughts Like many of us, I was not able to go to the game or watch it live on TV. I relied on the BBC website and customary precise in-game comments from 17HT to follow the … Continue reading

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8 Positives from Arsenal v Man City: Our Victory Is No Fluke

Eight positives from Arsenal v Man City – and why it is no fluke that we beat them!   In a way, this game can be summarised in a few lines: there were thirty minutes of probing by each team … Continue reading

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Arsenal have a B2B mid again, Majestic Mesut, Nacho the Winger: 8 Positives

A hard fought win, three invaluable points, no further injuries and Rambo is back. There are still people out there who believe there are easy games left in the Premier League, and how wrong they are. Bournemouth beating the Chavs … Continue reading

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Angry with Santi, Monreal for Coq, Rambo is back! Afterthoughts.

West Brom v Arsenal afterthoughts Good afternoon Fine Fellow Gooners Just back from a fine, long weekend in the serene Highlands of Scotland. Snow-peaked, ancient mountains, mirrored in enormous, still-as-a-mouse lakes, topped off by blue skies and decorated by autumn colours: and all … Continue reading

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Paulista HERO! | Move Ozil to left, Sanchez to right | Ramsey new # 10!

Post game musings whilst my anger fades away…. I am an angry man. I am angry at Ref Mike Dean for allowing himself to be completely intimidated by the bully Diego Costa. And I am angry at Gabriel for being … Continue reading

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Coquelin for Captaincy, Alexis the mini Bruce Lee, Theo the TIger: 8 Positives from Arsenal v Stoke

Three points, a clean sheet, our main strikers scoring each and our main assisters having an assist each. Great day at the office. That we only scored twice from 29 efforts on goal we will not spend too much time … Continue reading

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