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AWFC Journal: Encouraging signs despite Arsenal falling to Barcelonan behemoth [ARS 0-4 BAR]

Sometimes you need to take things as they are. Sometimes you need to put things in context. Sometimes you need to accept things you cannot change (yet).Last night’s four-nil defeat to Barcelona was very close to the reverse fixture yet so far away: the scoreline was similar, the game was very different. It is hard […]

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Predicting Arsenal’s 2021 Europa League triumph with a bit of fun and an NLD en route!

I will be bravely or perhaps foolishly predicting Arsenal’s 2020/21 Europa League triumph. Detailing Arsenal’s road through-out the tournament knockout stages, road to the final and eventual victory in the final held at the chosen venue, the Stadion Energa Gdańsk. Here’s how Arsenal will win their first *modern* European trophy: Group Stage Ah, the Europa […]

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Might Arsenal Lose Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang?

Might Arsenal Lose Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang? We are all aware of the fact that recruitment plays a critical role in football. The ability of a team to score top-tier players will often spell the difference between victory and defeat. This is why some analysts have grown a bit concerned about the lineup of personalities within the […]

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Thierry Henry looks ruefully at the Champions League trophy

Arsenal: Under-Achievers Of Europe – a (painful) stroll down Memory Lane

With just a couple of days now till the Europa League Final in Baku. I thought I’d take a stroll down memory lane to take a look at our previous endeavours in Europe. All in all it has to be said for a club of Arsenal’s stature we’ve underachieved in European competition. Just two trophies […]

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Exclusive interview – Denis Suarez, Emery’s boy to the rescue?

We are now in the early weeks of the Winter transfer window, many teams are being linked with players across all continents including Arsenal for players based in Spain or even China. A transfer that seems to have been lurking for some weeks now involves Barcelona starlet Denis Suarez to Arsenal. To find out more […]

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Bye bye Jack, Hello Ainslee

Jack is Dead. All Hail, Ainsley! AMN seizes his Arsenal moment

Ainsley Maitland-Niles’ Wilshere Moment On February 16, 2011, the world saw one of the greatest midfield performances in European club football history, all by a 19 year old footballer from Arsenal football club, a youngster who had the world at his feet, and two legends, Xavi and Iniesta, in the back of his pocket. Jack […]

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Extreme? Possibly. Unreasonable? No. A WOB sets the record straight.

This is the response to an article written by a well balanced and very reasonable man, who has an admirable streak of loyalty to friends and people with whom he attaches himself. The article contains references of Arsene Wenger`s loyalty to the club and therefore there is a kind of kindred spirit between him and […]

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A replacement of the Guardiola ilk wouldn't need Wenger to be upstairs

Does Arséne have Pep in his Step?

They hang over us like a cloak of impending doom: big games against our top-of-the-table rivals which have given Gooners little joy in recent years. Many cite the reasons for our shortcomings as style of play only being conducive to beating bottom half teams, lack of tactical flexibility, or even lack of overall quality/team depth. […]

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Ozil & Alexis: Traitors or Simply Mercenaries Moving On? Why I won’t shed a tear when they leave. Arsenal deserves better.

Should we be surprised (or upset) if Ozil and Sanchez don’t renew their contracts? I don’t think so. And here’s why… Traditionally, players signed for Arsenal because it was a step up for them. Or because they held a lifelong dream to play for the Gunners. Neither is the case for our two want-away stars. […]

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Neymar to PSG: the Beginning of the End of Football as we know it.

MODERN FOOTBALL, WHERE WILL IT ALL END? ££££££££ I know it’s extremely satisfying to see Barcelona lose one of their best players to another club. It’s karma for what they did to Arsenal, taking Cesc Fabregas and other players away from us. But even so the Neymar deal doesn’t seem right to me. In fact […]

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