Olivier Giroud. Born 15 years too late.

I think Olivier Giroud is a wonderful, wonderful football player. He’s strong, brilliant in the air and can finish well, but he also possesses a deft touch that we don’t normally associate with players of his style. You just have to look at that assist for Jack Wilshere in Arsenal’s win against Norwich back inContinue reading “Olivier Giroud. Born 15 years too late.”

Martin Tyler, Serial Pessimist

In the end, the highly-anticipated clash between Arsenal and Manchester City was rather underwhelming. An early header from Raheem Sterling and a defensive masterclass from Ruben Dias and John Stones were enough to seal the 3 points for high-flying City, but there was a moment of history in this game. And no, it wasn’t theContinue reading “Martin Tyler, Serial Pessimist”

“Really, is this what it has come to?”

Sometimes it’s easy to forget why you do certain things. But when I read David Walsh’s report on the Arsenal v Manchester United game in The Sunday Times, it made it very very easy to remember why I started this blog. It was hardly a match that we will be telling our grandchildren about, butContinue reading ““Really, is this what it has come to?””