Tag Archives: Swansea

Arsenal v Swansea afterthoughts: Another PL title bites the dust

For those who have not been lucky enough to go to an evening home game, I can tell you the stadium is absolutely magnificent in the evening darkness – both on the outside and inside. It shines, everything is squeaky … Continue reading

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Swansea Review: Rambo still on fire, Özil quiet, but Gnabry promising

After a tough penalty win against West Brom midweek in the Capital One Cup, Arsenal faced a trip to Wales today to take on Swansea City. The game today saw Arsenal have a very slow start. Swansea dominated the early … Continue reading

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Ramsey in the hole, FlamTeta double DM, Sagna for BFG? Pre-match report

I don’t know about you but I like Swansea. They are easy on the eye, love to play smooth passing football, and as a club, they are run with a good vision and effective succession planning. I thought they would … Continue reading

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Santi drives, Diaby & Ox are improving, Nacho & Gerv coolest: report and ratings

Facing the Jacks without Jack?  Who really gives a Jack?! It turns out, the almost-miracle in and against Munich, may well be the much needed lift for our squad to finish in the coveted top-four domestically by the end of … Continue reading

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Diaby and Gervinho to start? Szczesny and TV5 on bench? Never change a winning defence! Swansea pre-match.

Tomorrow’s game against The Jacks – the first of ten consecutive Cup Finals – at the beautifully named Liberty stadium, is a massive one for Arsenal. Whilst Swansea can play this game with an incredible lightness of being – they … Continue reading

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Like Arsene’s zipper, Arsenal eventually come through – report & player ratings

Arsene Wenger’s much-maligned zipper was a direct correlation to the team’s performances the past few weeks: a constant struggle, a lack of shape and pieces fitting together and frustration in the lack of consistency.  However, today we ended up getting … Continue reading

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Swansea preview: Sagna or Jenkinson, Rosicky or Cazorla, Theo or Giroud (or both)?

Regular readers of Bergkampesque will have noticed my glass half full attitude towards Arsenal and Arsene Wenger. I  remain confident in Wenger’s ability to turn things round for us this season, and I also believe in the squad of players … Continue reading

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