Tag Archives: Vermaelen

Inadequate CB-cover? Wenger might disagree!

A different perspective on Arsenal’s apparent lack of CB-cover! Many Gooners, including yours truly, have highlighted the risk – or should that be sheer irresponsibility? – of not recruiting additional CB cover in the last transfer window. We can consider … Continue reading

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Unleash the Beast: Perfect DM is Already a Gunner!

It’s time to unleash the beast or will the ‘Captains Curse’ strike again? So Vermaelen is reportedly  off to Manchester United. Away he goes to join good mate Robin Van Judas. I say stuff that, he isn’t going anywhere! For … Continue reading

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Time to hand the armband to the BFG

Per Mertesacker to become Arsenal captain next season? First of all, I would like to say, TotalArsenal our own Bergkampesque skipper has sadly lost a loved one. I want to offer my sympathy and support in this tough time. We … Continue reading

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Arsenal-City Preview & Ideal Line-up: 4-2-4 with FlamTV in ‘2’!

Of portents, signs and not much tactics…My very short match preview, if you will. Normally, I’d be all about tactics and how to play the game, maximise our strengths and so on. But, time, tide, injuries and such have taken … Continue reading

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Arsenal – Swansea City Preview: Same team bar Koscielny?

 Get Back on the Horse! Kicked off the horse (and then stomped upon) Arsenal must hoist itself back into the saddle to play Swansea City tonight in a league make-up match.  This is a match that we simply must win … Continue reading

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TV5 back, FlamShere DM pivot, Ox and Rosa on wings? Match Preview.

After a well earned ‘rest’ the boys are back in action against Stoke tomorrow. Never an easy and seldom a pleasant game, but I feel good about this one. Despite some Gooners believing we have a ultra-thin squad, we are … Continue reading

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Time for TV5 to replace Flamini & Who to be our (b)Ox to (b)Ox player?

The transfer window closed without any reinforcement in our defence or attack. I said jokingly yesterday that Wenger was after a player starting with a ‘K’, as we were being linked with Klose, Kalou and Kim Kallstrom( KK). We got … Continue reading

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Is it time to hand Per Mertesacker the armband?

  Leadership, whether in sport or business, is a fascinating topic. Some believe teams do not need to have one leader; that all can lead together. I guess the latter is true as long as things go well. The football … Continue reading

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Was that Bendtner and Vermaelen’s last chance?

Both Vermaelen and Bendtner are at an age now when there is no more time for trial and error. Last night’s game against the Chavs was a brilliant opportunity to show to all of us how they deserve to play … Continue reading

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Do Arsenal have any DMs left: The Options. Chelsea – Man City: best result?

With Flamini probably out for a few weeks and Arteta at least suspended for one game, the question we are all asking is: who should we play in our double-DM pivot against the Chavs? Although the League Cup does not … Continue reading

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