Posts tagged with ‘Arsenal’

Arsène Wenger

The transfer window of doom

Posted by Darren on August 18th, 2013 / No comments

It’s a funny old game, football… if you support Aldershot Town, you could only aspire for your team to reach the dizzying heights of Arsenal’s status, their stadium, their squad and their past achievements. Or maybe you’re happy with not … [more]


Why 4th place is the prize

Posted by Darren on February 22nd, 2013 / No comments

Last September I wrote a blog post entitled Targeting 4th place, based on the fact that this was, in my humble opinion, the best that Arsenal could hope for this season. The underlying facts were that ManUre would continue … [more]

Targeting 4th place

Posted by Darren on September 1st, 2012 / No comments

It’s been another typical transfer deadline day for Arsenal. I’ve kept an eye on the transfer activity today, but didn’t see what happened between 19:30 and 22:30. I switched on the television and turned to Sky Sports hoping that Mr … [more]


Posted by Darren on September 1st, 2009 / 12 comments

The wife says I’m not always impartial on these matters, but sometimes I really do believe the collective world of football (note, the game played by kicking the ball with the feet, not throwing it with the hands while dressed … [more]

A bleak day for Arsenal

Posted by Darren on February 23rd, 2008 / 3 comments

Actually, not a good week. Arsenal were very poor against ManYoo, suffering a 4-0 defeat in the F A Cup. It was a busy night on the M6 as a few thousand dejected Arsenal fans headed back South, and tens … [more]

Alex Ferguson’s words of wisdom

Posted by Darren on December 4th, 2007 / 6 comments

Hampshire’s favourite football manager is spouting crap again. On occasionally-serious footy web site Mr Ferguson (pictured here with Ruud van Nistelrooy) delivers these pearls of wisdom…

“Arsenal are playing well, but it’s a long season and they know that, [more]

Arsenal 2 – Moan Utd 2

Posted by Darren on November 4th, 2007 / 3 comments

I wasn’t going to write anything about this match, but I can’t let this go. Following today’s 2-2 draw, Moan Utd’s whining old scrote of a manager Dame Alice Ferguson accused referee Howard Webb of favouring Arsenal. Hang on, was … [more]

Meeting an Arsenal legend

Posted by Darren on October 25th, 2007 / 7 comments

Let me start by saying that as an Arsenal fan I’m a disgrace. Yes I admit it. A few years back I was going to most home games, but (bearing in mind it’s been the home of the Gunners for … [more]

Vaa-vaa-voom, vaa-vaa-gone

Posted by Darren on June 26th, 2007 / 11 comments

Football players, like the rest of us, get older. So there comes a time when the club doesn’t want them anymore, they’re too old to keep pace, or when the club’s ambition outstrips the player’s ability. For that reason, we … [more]