1961 Reasons Why Arsenal Are Better Than Spurs

In 2006 a few writers for The Gooner got together to bounce ideas around for the magazine, and I suggested “101 Reasons Why Arsenal Are Better Than Spurs”. Brian Dawes (@Gooner48) immediately said, “No – 1,961 reasons!” So that’s what we did. The feature ran for a couple of seasons on The Gooner‘s inside back…

Buy buy Arsene, or is it Bye bye, Arsene?

So CL qualification has been seen off in quite short order and after a first day loss Arsenal have now won three games in a row fairly comfortably. Twitter informs me that Arsene has overseen 12 CL qualification matches, scoring 29 goals and conceding three. I think it’s fair to say Arsenal (as third or…

Random Thoughts After Arsenal v Villa

I’m a busy man and I’ve got no time to write anything tonight. However, as luck would have it, some guy I’ve never heard of sent me this, so enjoy: I go back to the good (or is that bad!?) old days, standing on the North Bank with my uncle as a 9 year old…

How Has Arsene Ended Up With All This Power?

I can’t imagine ever wanting Arsenal to lose in order to force a change at the club. I suppose the only circumstances I might hope for a loss would be if it were to prevent Spurs winning the league, or perhaps more likely, if we’re out of the running for top four come the last…