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AWFC Journal: Disappointing North London Derby as Arsenal Women Drop First Points.

Our winning streak had to stop, eventually. It did, at the Hive, where we almost lost our invincibility. That would have been unbearable! Vivianne Miedema’s late, late header rescued a point for Jonas Eidevall’s team, which deserved much better but almost lost the first North London Derby in the league. We had the chances, we […]

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Arsenal Women ensure North London is Doubly Red – AWFC Journal

Wherever they go. Wherever they go. It’s fair to say that it’s been a great few days for us Gooners: the men’s team won the North London Derby, the women’s team thrashed Manchester City five-nil and last night Jonas Eidevall’s girls battered Sp*rs in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. Tottenham get battered wherever they […]

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Arsenal RX announces Totnum•31 Seasonal Spurmicide – for the rapid relief of cock and ball irritation

In celebration of the Gunners crushing the Spuds in Sunday’s North London Derby, Arsenal RX (The Drugs Gunners Trust) brings you TOTNUM · 31 – Seasonal Spurmicide, for the rapid relief of cock and ball irritation. Lil’ Chilli claims “It works for me every time!“. Emmy Smifro says “I hate Spurms!” as we all should. […]

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The Return of Excitement: how Arteta’s Arsenal won the crowd and the game [ARS 3-1 TOT]

The Return of Excitement POSITIVES, NEEDS and HOPES So much can be healed at home games if you are willing to start with energy that intimidates. You have the crowd already energized as they have hope. There is the expectation from your opponent that you will start fast and on the front foot as you […]

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Numbers Don’t Lie: the most important stat to consider before the North London Derby

Four-thousand, nine-hundred and sixty-three daysThree-thousand, two-hundred and eighty-three days We all know which one is the biggest number, yet we constantly hear about the smallest one, which is the number of days our infamous trophy-drought lasted. Countless articles were written about our inability to win trophies during the nine-year, 512-game streak that went from the […]

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The North London Derby Part 2: Arsenal 2 Tottenham 1 – Delicious Salty Tottenham Tears

THE BUILD UP Pacing, Drinking, Clenching, and Harry Kane’s Face in a Potato Urgh. You thought the past week was bad. The day of the game is absolutely unbearable isn’t it? I usually prefer a 4.30pm kick off on a Sunday, but for this particular fixture, I would be happy to kick off at 6am, […]

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Arteta’s bold selections came to fruition! An in depth look at Arsenal’s derby day victory

Arsenal build-up shape The two most commonly deployed build-up structures Arteta favours is the 3-2-5 or the 2-3-5. And in yesterday’s derby, the Spaniard opted for the latter. Xhaka and Partey operated in a double pivot, with Cedric staying deep and at times inverting. Lacazette and Odegaard would both offer themselves between the lines, Tierney […]

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Pay attention to Arsenal – After Yesterday, we are on our way!

Pay attention to Arsenal POSITIVES, NEEDS and HOPES When love is present it is hard to be objective. I try to be objective when writing about my team but I have to breathe after the game and wait. I wait at least 4 hours so I can divorce emotion from reality. I hope I’m not […]

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Why this is The Most Important North London Derby in Arsenal’s History? NLD Preview

Now that we’ve got the Europa League out of the way for a week at least, it’s all about one thing. You don’t need me to tell you what that is. By now, I’m sure you will be gripped with The Fear. North London Derby Fear is a fear like no other you could possibly […]

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Arsenal still have two routes to Europe and MUST go all out for both

The biggest match of the season, a season defining week, make or break for Arteta, are all phrases that any Arsenal fan will have read or spoken this week ahead of the Europa League Round of 16 and the North London Derby. In reality, it is simply the biggest week, since the last biggest week, […]

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