Archive | July 2011
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Well, it’s been an interesting day. Sort of. As usual, The Arse have completely failed to sign a defender. This time it was Jagielka, for whom they offered a rather paltry £10m. You’d almost think they didn’t want to buy him….which may if course be the whole point. Is this an effort to force a […]
Most gooners would agree that it has been a summer of frustration; apart from Cescgate and Samir ‘Show me the money!’ Nasri, our apparent inability to secure new signings has been the source of a good deal of anxiety. Everytime we are linked to a player, some shower of nouveau riche upstarts pitch up clutching […]
Summer is for many of us the most awkward of seasons. It is that difficult three months during which we have to pretend to be interested in a wide range of matters that have nothing to do with Arsenal – holiday locations, what colour of woodstain to put on the gate, mowing the lawn and […]
Arenys de Mar – ever heard of it? Nor me. There’s a fella there by the name of Estanislau Fors i Garcia (let’s call him Stan), who happens to be the mayor of the place, and this place happens to be Cesc’s hometown. And Stan reckons that the Arse should return Cesc to Barca, because […]
As I’m sure you are aware, Patrick Vieira announced his retirement from football today. A great deal has already been said and written about him, and more knowledgeable people than me will provide detailed assessments of his career, impact and so on. But I couldn’t let the day pass without paying some form of tribute […]