Positively Arsenal

  • Arsenal Versus Leicester: Ifs and Buts
    Today began well enough, ice on the windscreen answered to the scraper without undue recalcitrance and the breakfast was possibly one of my finest efforts. I like breakfast. In another life I’d like to be a breakfast chef I think. Then sadness as I turned the final page of ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-04-26By steww
    1 day ago
  • Wrighty Is So Wrong About Arsenal
    Every year, since Stan Kroenke became owner, whenever the club is going through a difficult patch, after the finger-pointing at Arsene, Ivan and the tea-lady, the pitchforks are finally targeted at the owner. It is so repetitious it has almost become a ritual. I am convinced the practitioners have ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-04-25By shotta_gooner
    2 days ago
  • Arsenal: Share your courage with others
    Good evening Positive people, What an afternoon !! It is games like this that remind me why I find it so easy to love football. An excellent contest between two attacking teams, decided by the narrowest of margins. W matched and bettered City in every department, including being “professional” ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-04-23By anicoll5
    4 days ago
  • Arsenal Versus City: Cloudbusting
    A season which I have been reliably informed is a disaster, best forgotten, a total shambles, and a sad the end to Arsène’s reign has somehow contrived to find Arsenal in an FA Cup semi final. I had to check the fixture list twice to see if I was ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-04-23By steww
    4 days ago
  • Wenger Will be The Manager Indefinitely – As Predicted By The Data
    This is my 50th or so blog for Positively Arsenal. Less than 2 years ago I accepted the challenge by the Boss to contribute something to this community and  decided, since I was not as erudite as Steww and Andy Nic, to concentrate on providing  analysis of long-term data ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-04-20By shotta_gooner
    1 week ago
  • Arsenal: Formation and togetherness
    And a good Tuesday morning to the Positive Arsenal fans, Interesting game last night. A change of “formation” but not really much difference in the set up the side as we had the ball or when we defended as far as I could see. Defenders defended, midfield players did ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-04-18By anicoll5
    1 week ago
  • Arsenal Versus ‘Boro: Simple Pleasures
    I own one of those portable screens, you’ve probably seen them, they’re about the size of a slim hard backed book and are terrifically clever. One can watch television programmes, read electronic facsimiles of books and play simulated card games on them. As I say, quite extraordinarily impressive devices ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-04-17By steww
    1 week ago
  • Arsenal – Balance and Composure
      A few words from @MuppetGunner The wheels have come off the bus. Our main focus should be to take a step back from the hysteria and vitriol and try to analyse what is going wrong. I didn’t see the Liverpool game, but saw the Chelsea, West Brom and ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-04-15By anicoll5
    2 weeks ago
  • The Sanchez Catastophe: Oh Dear, Oh Dear, Ozil
    Surely no smiling matter, Alexis? The false dawn of the West Ham result has proven to be a particularly bitter pill to swallow. That game was a convincingly dominant, effective and exciting performance and one we all believed would surely herald the start of our traditional end of season ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-04-14By ArsenalAndrew
    2 weeks ago
  • A Death At The Palace.
    I was charged with doing the post match review as unfortunately ,for us all, our forever chirpy Andy Nic. is hibernating in the Hebrides. I was minded to give it a swerve, hide under a rock and hope no one noticed. As my old Mum says “if you have nothing ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-04-11By pedantic george
    2 weeks ago
  • Arsenal Versus Palace: Pass The Soap Please Jeeves
    I’m in a dilemma this morning. Not the classic Marmite or marmalade dilemma – that was resolved many years ago when I realised that one can simply have both. Not at the same time you understand, I’m not an animal. News from across the pond has reached me of ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-04-10By steww
    2 weeks ago
  • Arsenal: The Green Shoots of April
    Good Morning Positivistas, What a gorgeous Spring morning . Little lambs gambolling happily and noisily in the field, scurrying packs of ducklings on the river bank. Hullo clouds, Hullo sky. As you can probably tell it is my last day before the annual retreat to the Hebrides – and ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-04-06By anicoll5
    3 weeks ago
  • Arsenal Versus West Ham: The Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times
    Honestly, you wait weeks for a football match and then two show up at once. We’ve barely finished digesting Adrian Clarke’s Breakdown of the draw with Man City and already we need to contemplate the visit of West Ham. A London derby, but perhaps not the most spicy of ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-04-05By steww
    3 weeks ago
  • Arsenal: Fight not Flight
      Good morning to All Positive Arsenal fans, This Monday normal service has been resumed. After a few disappointments in our recent PL form we faced an important test yesterday. By ‘we’ I mean the club, the players, fans, and our manager. I’d say we came through that test well. ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-04-03By anicoll5
    3 weeks ago
  • Arsenal Versus City: The Needle And The Damage Done
    Feel like a bear this morning. Like a big fat hairy bear waking up from a pleasant, dreamless few months at the back of a cosy cave. Hope your break from all things football was equally refreshing and that you found plenty of diverting, and above all interesting ways ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-04-02By steww
    4 weeks ago
  • Arsenal Will Revert To The Mean
    Over a week has passed since the West Brom defeat and the lamestream media cannot conceal their continued delight. After 12 years of lurid predictions of Arsenal’s demise, knowing full well the impact of paying for a new stadium, they are going ape-shit on the probability Arsenal may miss ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-03-27By shotta_gooner
    1 month ago
  • “Arsenal Have No Ambition” Really? Get in the bin !
    What is ambition? Aspiration, intention, goal, aim, objective, purpose, intent, plan, scheme, mission, calling, vocation, desire, target, end dream, or hope? No matter where I look I cannot find a definition that claims its spending money, or more to the point, spending someone else’s money. Arsenal have been the ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-03-25By pedantic george
    1 month ago
  • Arsene Wenger Should Go, And Go Now.
    Before I go into my thinking let me make state my opinions; Arsene Wenger is the club’s greatest ever manager Arsene Wenger remains one of the world’s best managers Arsene Wenger can achieve as much success as any possible replacement Arsene Wenger should leave at the end of ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-03-21By pedantic george
    1 month ago
  • The Attempted Lynching of Arsene Wenger By The Lamestream Media
    After years of consistently failing to gain any traction with their lies that Arsene Wenger is under-achieving, the mainstream media is now giddy with delight. For the first time in 12 years Arsenal is seriously struggling. All the enemies of the Arsenal-way and their fellow travelers are now “jizzing” ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-03-20By shotta_gooner
    1 month ago
  • Arsenal: Provoked with Impunity
    Good morning Positive Arsenal fans, Another savage setback in Sandwell yesterday. 2017 has turned into a bit of a monster hasn’t it ? In 29th January, having seen our second string thrash Saints in the Cup and with a safe three points against Watford scheduled, before our trip to take ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-03-19By anicoll5
    1 month ago
  • Arsenal Versus West Brom: Pardon My French
    Tony Pulis. There I said it. I know George hates it when we use foul language on his blog. There are outlets which won’t promote Positively Arsenal if it employs such revolting epithets and we are all about the numbers here as you well know. The advertising revenue alone ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-03-18By steww
    1 month ago
  • Arsenal: When Sir Chips Told The Mainstream Media To “Eff Off”
    After losing 5:1 to Bayern the English media have done everything to downplay the quality of Arsenal’s performance up to the 55th minute, ignore the diabolical refereeing (Wenger described it as “unexplainable and scandalous“) and to ratchet up the hysteria for Arsene to be fired prior to renewal or ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-03-13By shotta_gooner
    1 month ago
  • Arsenal: the lightness of the Cup
    Good morning Positives, An FA 6th round tie was always, and probably will always, be a special fixture. Yesterday gave us a ‘classic’ Cup football confrontation, the mighty Arsenal, though slightly bruised after recent events, against the resolute, full-of-heart underdog of an opponent. I was pleased to see Arsene ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-03-12By anicoll5
    2 months ago
  • Arsenal Versus Lincoln: Waiting For The Great Leap Forward
    Finding myself on my uppers and trying to claw my way out of a protracted period of poor health, I’ve taken to earning a few quid by going out to work. A wildly radical idea which, like Arsenal’s season, has yielded mixed results. Lately I’ve been working for an ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-03-11By steww
    2 months ago
  • Arsenal: No comets seen
      Good morning Positive Arsenal fans, Let me get the grudging congratulations out of the way first to our opponents last night. Over two legs we encountered a team of the highest quality. If it was destined to be our largest ever defeat in the Champions League and at the ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-03-08By anicoll5
    2 months ago
  • Arsenal Versus Bayern
    A rubber match isn’t, as the casual reader might suppose, an extremely poorly designed item for lighting one’s pipe. It is in fact (according to Wiktionary) “A sporting event at the end of a series in which the opponents are tied in terms of events won and lost.” Hence ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-03-07By steww
    2 months ago
  • How To Trash Arsene Wenger’s Legacy
    So Arsenal crashed to a 3-1 defeat to Liverpool over the weekend. Despite my colleague Andrew Nicoll’s optimism that eventually “Arsenal: We can work it out” I detect an air of over-reaction from among even the most resilient. One of my loyal Twitter followers made the following tweet: “A ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-03-06By shotta_gooner
    2 months ago
  • Arsenal: We can work it out
    Good Morning Positive Arsenal fans, Or as I believe they say on Merseyside a “Go ‘ed, rrrright, nice one, boss, well in, sound, belter, I’m made up” sort of Morning, or something like that. Another sour taste of defeat in the roof of the moth this morning, a little sharper ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-03-05By anicoll5
    2 months ago
  • Liverpool Then – Here’s Hoping?
    So the late ko at Anfield is going to be a test, in more ways than one I feel. The team heads north going into the battle sitting insecurely in 4th spot, a single point in front of Liverpool, with a game in hand. The league positions alone would ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-03-04By pedantic george
    2 months ago
  • Arsenal: Who Will Replace Santi Cazorla?
    As Santi Cazorla this past week, once again, went under the knife to fix a relapse in his achilles injury, any  remaining  Gooner hopes of a late season revival were crushed. In contrast, Chelsea’s fortunes soared on Saturday with another seemingly routine win over Swansea. To be honest they ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-02-26By shotta_gooner
    2 months ago
  • Arsenal: Sutton Unbuttoned
    Good Morning Positives, An interesting evening at Gander Green Lane. The expected result and, on reflection, an evening that I probably should have expected. The non Leaguers came on in the same old way, and with our superior firepower we despatched them in the same old way. Twas it ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-02-21By anicoll5
    2 months ago
  • Arsenal Versus Sutton: Black Magic
    The way the match started took us by surprise. We exchanged a look which spoke volumes. It was one of those moments for which the footballing book of clichés was conceived. The home side kicked off, a long ball forward, three runners breaking from midfield, bewilderment and confusion shaking ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-02-20By steww
    2 months ago
  • Scorn and Contempt For The Arsenal
    The shock of going down to Bayern by 4 goals last Wednesday is a loss that many Gooners are still trying to come to terms. None of this grieving is helped by the sensationalist mainstream media and the army of trolls from other clubs who are doing their best ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-02-19By shotta_gooner
    2 months ago
  • Arsenal: Battered in Bavaria
    Good morning Positive Arsenal fans, I apologise for the late running of the service this morning as I have been out in the fresh air and the sunshine, clearing the tubes and clearing the mind before a day shaping the world to my preferred design. Of last night’s game a ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-02-16By anicoll5
    2 months ago
  • Arsenal Versus Bayern: Be A Lady Tonight
    Ever since Mills explained to us all how the concept of luck is one we ought to abandon I have attempted to remove it from the arsenal of verbiage which I bring to bear on these pages. The problem I’ve discovered is, as with all proscribed words, one simply ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-02-15By steww
    2 months ago
  • Adultery: An Arsenal Love Story
    Valentine’s Day is around the corner and love is in the air. Apparently approximately 150 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged annually, making the second most popular card-sending holiday after Christmas. Woooosahhhhh! In the spirit of the season I must admit my current romance with Arsenal Football Club. I ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-02-13By shotta_gooner
    2 months ago
  • Arsenal Hand(le) Hull
    Andy Nic. is on his jollies so its fallen upon me to serve up a slice of positively today…………………Cheers for that Andy. Let’s start with the easy bit, shall we? Three points and a clean sheet. Err, mmm, err …………… oh yes, and The Ox played really well. I felt that ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-02-11By pedantic george
    2 months ago
  • Arsenal Versus Hull: It’s Good To Talk
    Dear Stew, Like you I am an Arsenal fan, unlike you I’m really pessimistic about the team and its prospects this season and for as many seasons as I can remember. It confuses me how you remain so positive given our palpable lack of success and the vanishingly small likelihood ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-02-11By steww
    3 months ago
  • Let’s Step Back To Go Forward ?
      Well, lets discuss the future of Arsenal, by future I mean next season. Let us say Wenger goes, we replace him with anyone from Max Allegri (we can all stay being AKB’s, oh what a conundrum for the WOB,), to little old Eddie Howe (not a chance in ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-02-08By pedantic george
    3 months ago
  • Here We Are
    Not much to feel great about as an AFC supporter, that is if you allow an Arsenal win or loss to dictate your emotions and well being. But what if you don’t?  Very quickly we could be either 6th or 2nd, and what does that say about this years league? ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-02-07By pedantic george
    3 months ago
  • Even Tottenham Is As Good As Arsenal
    Watching the foul against Bellerin in the 13th minute of Saturday’s match against Chelsea, my initial reaction was surely Atkinson, seeing it in real time, must have gotten it right; after all he is the senior FIFA ref in the PGMO. That was until I saw the young man ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-02-06By shotta_gooner
    3 months ago
  • Arsenal: Ambition Undone
    Good morning Positivistas, And what a long time a week is in football ? Of yesterday’s game, yesterday’s defeat for let us not pussy-foot about, I think it was the most comprehensive we have suffered for a long while against domestic competition. Of course we have lost games against ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-02-05By anicoll5
    3 months ago
  • Arsenal Versus Chelsea: Avoidance Strategy
    So we go again. As the old cliché has it having fallen from a bicycle the best thing to do is leap back into the saddle and start pedalling. I’ve always taken a different approach where cycling mishap is concerned preferring to fling the painful contraption into the shed ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-02-04By steww
    3 months ago
  • Arsenal: The Abandoned Orphan of Defeat
    Good Morning Positive Arsenal fans, Or at least any of you with the energy to raise your head from the pillow and toward the internet after being kept awake by the squalling brat of defeat dumped on our collective footballing doorstep after 13 minutes last night. The nameless little ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-02-01By anicoll5
    3 months ago
  • Arsenal Versus Watford: Back To Reality
    As all the excitement and furore of the cup draw fades into yesterdays chip paper and the giddy delight of our unexpected routing of the Saints dissipates, so normal service is resumed this evening. Arsenal in the Premier League, at home, expected to win. The fear of a come ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-31By steww
    3 months ago
  • A 206% Increase in Penalties vs AFC Proves Bias
    The Refs Are Biased (Part 2) To conclude my two-part series on referee bias, I have taken my inspiration from the great American philosopher and writer Mark Twain. In my initial piece I was categorical. Based on penalties awarded: “The unbiased data for the past 20 years is very ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-30By shotta_gooner
    3 months ago
  • Arsenal breeze at St Mary’s
    Maidin mhaith Positivistas, That was easy on the eye eh ? All the more so because, at 5.30 yesterday evening I rather fancied we were in for (another) battle at St Mary’s and I would have signed the form accepting the draw with no prompting. Saints riding on a ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-29By anicoll5
    3 months ago
  • Arsenal Versus Southampton: Under New Management
    So Steve Bould steps into the hot seat this afternoon. He must be chuffed. Imagine managing the greatest team in the history of the FA Cup as they step out for their fourth round tie. No one has played more finals than us. No one has won the thing ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-28By steww
    3 months ago
  • The Refs Are Biased (Part I)
    During the course of last Sunday’s match versus Burnley it struck me how little data is publicly available on the role of the referees in deciding the fate of the Premier League title. Major game-changing decisions were made at key points by Mr. Moss and his officiating crew that ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-26By shotta_gooner
    3 months ago
  • Arsenal: A 98 Claret – unique vintage
    Good afternoon Positives, Got your breath back yet ? Nor have I – What an afternoon ! Of the game itself ? In contrast to a number of recent games we started well, brisk, with sharp passing and movement and throughout the first half it seemed just a matter ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-22By anicoll5
    3 months ago
  • Arsenal Versus Burnley: Slow and Doubtful
    The problem with us football fans is that we will insist on taking sides. Maybe it isn’t just football fans. Perhaps it’s part of the human condition. I was musing on this during a frosty morning dog walk along the trackbed of a now sadly defunct rail line. Don’t ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-22By steww
    3 months ago
  • Thank You Arsenal 1st Team, We’re Moving On Up
      Arsenal 1st Team Arsenal Football Club Highbury House 75 Drayton Park LONDON N5 1BU  Hi Guys, I won’t be presumptuous. In the unlikely event any of you saw my open letter last week, either through the Arsenal media office or through your PR person, you may be aware ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-16By shotta_gooner
    3 months ago
  • Arsenal : Rumble in the Mumbles
    Bore da Welsh speaking Positive people and good morning to any others who have stumbled across the threshold, A foul, wet morning in Norfolk which does nothing to deflect my good mood and optimism this Sunday. Of yesterday’s game it provided probably the easiest three points we have earned all ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-15By anicoll5
    3 months ago
  • Arsenal Versus Swansea: On The Tip Of The Tongue Of The Year
    When I saw the pictures of the Arsenal training in wintry snow ahead of today’s trip to Swansea I confess to harbouring a certain sympathy for them. As my Scottish uncle used to say to me that snell wind makes everone fair jeelit. The sympathy has evaporated this morning ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-14By steww
    3 months ago
  • An Open letter to The Arsenal 1st Team
    Arsenal 1st Team Arsenal Football Club Highbury House 75 Drayton Park LONDON N5 1BU Dear Fellow Gooner, I write to you as one minor member of the worldwide legion of Arsenal supporters whom you represent week-after-week on the football fields of England and Europe. You may be aware, according ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-10By shotta_gooner
    4 months ago
  • An Open Letter to The Arsenal 1st Team
    Arsenal 1st Team Arsenal Football Club Highbury House 75 Drayton Park LONDON N5 1BU Dear Fellow Gooner, I write to you as one minor member of the worldwide legion of Arsenal supporters whom you represent week-after-week on the football fields of England and Europe. You may be aware, according ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-10By shotta_gooner
    4 months ago
  • No Arsene-No Ozil-No Party
    I wonder if Arsene Wenger is between little bit rock and a hard place? Re-signing for two years is unlikely to cut it with Ozil – or potential new signings. A two year extension could potentially have a paralysing effect on our short-term team-building activities. But the man himself may ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-09By pedantic george
    4 months ago
  • No Arsene – No Ozil – No Party
    I wonder if Arsene Wenger is between little bit rock and a hard place? Re-signing for two years is unlikely to cut it with Ozil – or potential new signings. A two year extension could potentially have a paralysing effect on our short-term team-building activities. But the man himself may ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-09By pedantic george
    4 months ago
  • Arsenal: Preston floored by Larry’s sword
    Good morning Positive Arsenalists, Another grey morning over Norfolk but a familiar sensation of satisfaction as an Arsenal fan still lingers after last night’s game in the North West. Yes, yes I know we were pretty dire in the first half. The home side rushed into us with great energy ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-08By anicoll5
    4 months ago
  • Arsenal: Preston Floored By Larry’s Sword
    Good morning Positive Arsenalists. Another grey morning over Norfolk but a familiar sensation of satisfaction as an Arsenal fan still lingers after last night’s game in the North West. Yes, yes I know we were pretty dire in the first half. The home side rushed into us with great energy ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-08By anicoll5
    4 months ago
  • Arsenal Versus Preston North End: The Decider
    The Clash of the Invincibles takes place at historic Deepdale this evening. Quite rightly held back until the less significant fixtures have finished, this is the unquestioned jewel of the third round. A meeting of two venerable clubs, both famous for their contributions to the English game and both ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-07By steww
    4 months ago
  • Arsenal Mid-Term: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
    On the eve of this, my mid-season review of AFC’s performance in the Premier League, the prevailing mood in the media and blogsphere is of pessimism and despair.  Arsenal had dramatically snatched a draw after falling behind 0-3 down to Bournemouth. Instead of joy and optimism that in 20 ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-05By shotta_gooner
    4 months ago
  • Arsenal : Verve and Vim at the Vitality
    Sawatdii Postitive Arsenal fans, Well that was quite an evening wasn’t it ? The ffffuuuullll range of fan experience over exactly 96 minutes, from mild discomfort, to eye rolling pain, abject horror, to fluttering but faint hope, and capped by monstrous relief at a finale in which we gained a ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-04By anicoll5
    4 months ago
  • Arsenal Versus Bournemouth: Something Very Arsenal
    I’ve tried to gain inspiration for today’s preview from the deluge of football which has swamped us around the turning of the year. Unfortunately as I don’t care about the other teams involved in these fixtures all I got for my troubles was a crick in the neck from ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-03By steww
    4 months ago
  • Arsenal – Gli scioperi scorpione*
    Good morning Positives, Palace swept away with little difficulty yesterday and one of those relatively rare occasions when we just about controlled the game from first to last and collected the three points without ever really needing to get into flat-out, handbrake off mode. Palace were a sorry sight ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-02By anicoll5
    4 months ago
  • Arsenal Versus Palace: Much Ado About Nothing
    Firstly allow me to apologise for the late post this morning. You can thank my neighbours who felt it appropriate to detonate explosives at midnight to celebrate one day turning into another. Maybe on June 18th I’ll go smash all the windows in their cars at 3 am. It ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2017-01-01By steww
    4 months ago
  • It Was the Best of Times; It Was the Worst of Times
    2016 has seen us take a further step towards being a club that can compete on all fronts. Are we there yet? Not quite.The frustration for many fans is that the steps are not big enough or come quick enough and often enough. The huge income of United, and ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2016-12-31By pedantic george
    4 months ago
  • Wenger and the War vs Stupidity
    Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.” The above quote would make a very aspiring New Year’s resolution for all Positivists. It is attributable to Mark Twain, the great American writer, who is renown for his pithy but ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2016-12-30By shotta_gooner
    4 months ago
  • Arsenal : the Art of Execution
    Good morning Positives, And a fine morning again in Norfolk, and a Bank holiday to boot – a rare combination. A top game yesterday that had me on the edge of the technical area until the 94th minute. A commendable performance from our lads, one and all. No hint of ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2016-12-27By anicoll5
    4 months ago
  • Arsenal Versus West Brom: Paradise Regained
    I don’t know about you but Christmas has always been a time out of time for me. Even the days of the week cease to follow their usual pattern. We abstain from the conventions of Monday to Sunday, preferring instead Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. These will ... read more
    Source: Positively ArsenalPublished on 2016-12-26By steww
    4 months ago