Kill Wenger? Or King Wenger? They’re all mad.

I’ve written before about the interaction between AKBs and WOBs, but having had another six or seven months to think about it I am now amused by the dynamics between the different factions of Arsenal fans. I wanted to draw a big and complex Venn diagram showing how we all interact, but when I started…

Arsenal Finances: How Much Cash To Spend?

I could eulogise all day about a very good away victory at West Ham, but others will be doing that. I will say that we scored three very good goals, and our attacking play for all three showed a welcome return to some of the values of the early Wenger era. Theo’s finish was Henryesque,…

Almunia Interview: More Errors Of Judgement

Continuing to bring everyone up to date with what The Times are doing about Arsenal, here’s their feature on Manuel Almunia from October 1. No, wait! He’s not an Arsenal player anymore is he? Hard to tell when we hadn’t seen him for two years anyway. During that time, if he hadn’t been paid at…

The Times Feature on The Ox

To prove what a great paper The Times is (see previous blog post), here’s a feature from last weekend on Arsenal ‘starlet’ (yuck) Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Fortunately the Ox comes across as a well brought up young man who is a credit to Arsenal – but you knew that already. You may not know he’s the…

Tony Cascarino writes off Giroud as ‘New Chamakh’

I love The Times. Absolutely love it. It’s by far the best English newspaper, and overall English newspapers are a high standard. There are exceptions, and of course numerous scandals in recent years, but that doesn’t detract from the quality of journalism and feature writing in The Times. However, they do employ the odd person…