calm before the storm

Calm Before the Storm, or Relief at Last?

January 26, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

Our boys beat the Blues on Wednesday in the second leg of the Carabao Cup semifinal. It was a scrappy affair; Arsenal went down early after some good pressure from the visitors, however, found joy through two fortuitous bounces and will advance to Wembley. With Alexis Sanchez having left the [Read More]

Carabao Cup Semifinal

Carabao Cup Semifinal 24 Jan 2018

January 24, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

Chelsea and Arsenal drew 1-1 at the Bridge in the first leg of the Carabao Cup Semifinal a fortnight ago, and will now do battle at the Emirates for a spot in the finals. Manchester City dispatched Bristol yesterday, so the winners of this game will still have a tough road [Read More]

Alexis won't re-sign

Arsene Wenger Admits Alexis Won’t Re-Sign

January 13, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

Arsenal drew with Chelsea 0-0 on Wednesday and will travel to Bournemouth on Sunday. However, the big news, since it’s a transfer window, has been about the comings and goings around the club. Mostly about goings, though. Following Francis Coquelin’s departure for Valencia, Arsene Wenger admits Alexis won’t re-sign. Alexis Won’t Re-Sign [Read More]

Coquelin move to Valencia

Francis Coquelin Move to Valencia Completed

January 10, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

Arsene Wenger confirmed after the latest 0-0 with Chelsea that the Francis Coquelin move to Valencia is a done deal. He is the first, although possibly not the last, Gunner to leave the club in January 2018. Francis Coquelin Move to Valencia Completed The French midfielder was signed from home-town [Read More]

The Arsenal Transfer Exodus

The Arsenal Transfer Exodus

January 8, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

That loss to Forest yesterday left me a little bit shocked. All credit to the Championship team, as they were the better side. However, that’s the problem here at Arsenal, isn’t it? Anyway, now that another trophy is officially out of our reach, let’s distract ourselves with The Arsenal Transfer Exodus. [Read More]

Refereeing in the Premier League

Refereeing in the Premier League

January 6, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

This past week has seen a couple of incidents that have sparked debate about refereeing. Arsene Wenger was handed a three-match touchline ban, plus a slap-on-the-wrist fine, for verbally berating Mike Dean following the West Brom draw. He is also being asked to explain his comments made both before and [Read More]

FA

Arsene Wenger Faces FA Charge (Again)

January 4, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

Here in Pennsylvania we’re getting slammed with cold weather and snow. In North London, our man Arsene is being slapped with the long arm of the English FA. In addition to the charges facing Les Boss after he rightly berated Mike Dean on New Year’s, the Premier League’s governing body [Read More]

injury crisis

A Year Without an Injury Crisis?

January 2, 2018 Martin Hawkins 0

With Chelsea coming up tomorrow and the transfer window swinging wide open yesterday, the buzz is all about comings and goings and results for the team. However, I’d like to take a minute to talk about something which we haven’t seen too recently in north London; an injury crisis. Yet [Read More]