Arsenal v Man City: Last Chance For Arsene

I’ll keep this fairly short. Arsène Wenger is right when he says, as he always does, that fans and media overreact to a single defeat. You only need to see how the media change the title race from two contenders to four to three, to whatever they fancy after a single unexpected result. That much…

Man City: The Least Of Three Evils

Here’s the result of the poll from a couple of days ago: So Man City are hardly overwhelmingly preferred as champions if Arsenal don’t win, but they are considered the least offensive of the three other options. My reasoning for a City vote was fairly well summed up by a commenter on the previous post:…

Mert and Kos – The New Adams and Keown

Well, so says Lee Dixon anyway. To be precise, he says “Mertesacker has got a stature about him that is reminiscent of Tony,” while “You could compare Koscielny to Keown given his same dogged determination to do his job.” Of course this was said just before the Arsenal defence let in five against Liverpool, which…

The Three Horse Race

Recently I posted this looking at Arsenal’s chances of winning the Premier League title based on a few recent statistics. And despite the odd setback, this is still the best League season and best chance of a title in years. But the bookies aren’t usually too far out with their projections, so what are the…