Tag Archives: Total Football

Does Arsene finally, finally have his new Bergkamp?

Sanchez and the 4-4-2 With a whole week off before the next game, I thought a fluff piece may be in order just to get the discussions and debating back in full swing. Watching Sanchez playing at Sunderland, everything about … Continue reading

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Arguably the Greatest nr.10 Ever: Master of Balance.

Being a person who started watching football because of Dennis Bergkamp, I had been trying to get my hands on a copy of the new book by David Winner on Dennis Bergkamp, “Stillness and Speed”. My fiancé finally got it … Continue reading

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Van Gaal to Arsenal? Would he move us to the next level?

Dutch football media fully expect Louis van Gaal to go to England after the world cup, but they are still divided as to which club he will be managing. VI International, by far the best Dutch ‘voetbal’ magazine, reported that … Continue reading

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Nine Hundred and Ninety-Nine games for Arsene Wenger: Time to say Thank You!

To me it is incomprehensible that a modern day manager can last a thousand matches; and it remains to be seen whether anybody will ever do it again at a top club. It is a shame that Arsene’s 1000th game … Continue reading

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How DB10 re-inspired me: ‘Stillness and Speed’

‘Stillness and Speed’, by Dennis Bergkamp – A Review. In terms of footballing autobiographies I am not very widely read; I think the extent of my involvement is Perry Groves’s (which was ridiculously funny in places, but amounted to essentially … Continue reading

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Arsenal’s midfield fluidity starting to resemble Total Football again?

ARSENAL V FULHAM   The Review Is this the small beginnings of not quite ‘Total Football’, but the nearest that Arsene Wenger will get to it? I was intrigued by the first half display. They played some really delightful build … Continue reading

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Montoya, Costa, Gündoğan, Bender: Who’ll move Arsenal forward?

How I’d Help Wenger Win the Title I was originally writing a comment to TA’s post asking what everyone would do if they had a minute in a lift with Wenger to tell him what they’d have him do to … Continue reading

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