the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Post Match: Crystal Palace 2-3 Arsenal

December 29, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

The penultimate fixture of 2017 ended in our favor, but only by the smallest of margins. Just like last time out, a neutral fan would have probably been very upset to hear the final whistle, as the action was almost relentless. However, just like the last game, Gooners will feel [Read More]

familiar feeling win

Arsenal 1-0 Newcastle A Familiar Feeling Win

December 16, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

The game just wrapped up and the Gunners got their first win in over a week, holding on to the 1-0 lead that Mesut Ozil’s wonder strike earned them. Overall, the performance was good again, but this time the team actually got the result they wanted. Unlike against both West [Read More]

a strange defeat

Monday Mourning Dec 4: A Strange Defeat

December 4, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

The team lost again on Saturday, so join me in a day of remembrance of what could have been. Leading into the clash with Manchester United on Saturday, Arsenal had a right to be confident. After a dismal August, the season had shaped up nicely, other than a few bad [Read More]

North London Derby Preview

North London Derby Preview

November 17, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

This season’s biggest match kicks off tomorrow, Hots*** travel across town to the Emirates in the first north London Derby of the year. The bad guys occupy third place in the table right now, as opposed to sixth for Arsenal, and are being considered the favorites. Sort of funny how [Read More]

happy time

Everton 2-5 Arsenal: The First Happy Time?

October 22, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

Is this the first happy time for Arsenal fans? With no wins away from the Emirates coming into Sunday’s game, Arsene Wenger’s seat on the bench was warm well before kick-off. Of course, his counterpart Ronald Koeman felt the Devil biting at his backside from the other dugout as well. [Read More]

FC Cologne Scouting Report

FC Cologne Scouting Report

September 12, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

The UEFA Champions League group stage kicks off today, showcasing the best and brightest talent in Europe. For the first time in over two decades, the world’s most prestigious competition will not feature Arsenal FC. After finishing fifth last campaign the Gunners will ply their trade in the Europa League [Read More]

three great performances

Three Great Performances From Arsenal’s 3-0 Win

September 10, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

Yesterday at the Emirates was the first time this year Gooners saw their team play a good game for a full 90 minutes. Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth were by the skipper’s own admission poor, at least worst than Arsenal’s previous three opponents in the League. However, as the old saying goes, [Read More]

Bournemouth Preview

Arsenal v Bournemouth Preview

September 7, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

After capturing victory on opening day, the Gunners have lost twice in quick succession. Following the close of the international break, they return to Premier League action against Bournemouth. In the wake of Ox Chamberlain leaving for Anfield, and want-away Alexis Sanchez still in North London, Arsenal’s team spirit looks [Read More]

Community Shield Player Ratings

Community Shield Player Ratings

August 7, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

Ready for your Community Shield player ratings? Yesterday Arsenal captured their 15th FA Community Shield when they beat Chelsea on penalties. The match was level until just after the interval when Victor Moses pounced on a loose ball in Arsenal’s area and tucked it away past a divingĀ Petr Cech. New [Read More]

Starting XI

Arsenal’s Possible Starting XI for Next Season

July 24, 2017 Martin Hawkins 0

There are question marks circling the Gunners this summer, even with the Charity Shield approaching fast. Arsenal, the defending FA Cup champions, will play Chelsea, defending Premier League champions, at Wembley on August 6th. Despite the possible departure of Alexis Sanchez, the team’s starting XI is beginning to take shape. [Read More]