She Wore

  • Aaron Ramsey, Ousmane Dembele and future Arsenal wingers
    After the joy of watching England over the summer, the national team has reverted to type since. Gareth Southgate has lost almost all of the good will gained due to the decision to pick Wayne Rooney for a goodbye cap, make Fabian Delph captain, and select some horrendously average players ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-16By keenosafc
    10 hours ago
  • Reiss Nelson: “I want to be an Arsenal legend”
    This morning there is a terrific interview on the BBC with England youngsters Jadon Sancho and Reiss Nelson. The duo are currently ripping up the Bundesliga. The pair – who have been friends since before they were teens – moved to Germany in the search for first team football. Sancho ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-14By keenosafc
    2 days ago
  • As Arsenal are changing, some fans also need to change
    A great man once said “do you like Arsenal? Or just Arsenal with trophies”. I was reminded by what Dennis Bergkamp said as I scrolled through social media on Monday following Sunday’s disappointing draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers. It was like suddenly we were transported back 12 months ago, with the fan ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-13By keenosafc
    3 days ago
  • Match Report: Arsenal 1 – 1 Wolves
    Arsenal (0) 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (1) 1 Premier League Emirates Stadium, Drayton Park, London N5 1BU Sunday, 11th November 2018. Kick-off time: 4.30pm (4-2-3-1) Leno: Bellerín, Mustafi, Holding, Kolašinac; Torreira, Xhaka; Aubameyang, Özil, Iwobi; Lacazette. Substitutes: Cech, Sokratis, Maitland-Niles, Guendouzi, Nketiah, Ramsey, Mkhitaryan. Scorers:Mkhitaryan Yellow Cards: Bellerín, Özil Referee: Stuart Atwell Attendance:circa ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-12By keenosafc
    4 days ago
  • Arsenal look to return to winning ways against Wolves
    After 11 wins on the bounce, Arsenal have spluttered a little bit in recent weeks. The last 4 games have seen them win just once – a 2-1 victory over Brentford in the League Cup. An away draw against Crystal Palace in the Premier League was followed up by a ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-11By keenosafc
    5 days ago
  • Arsenal challenge for debut season trophy
    For the first time in Arsenal’s history, we are playing in the EFL Trophy (aka the Checkatrade Trophy). In a controversial decision 3 years ago, the competition was expanded to include 16 Premier League and Championship “B Teams” with Category One academy status as part of a trial. Arsenal rejected ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-10By keenosafc
    6 days ago
  • Match Report: Arsenal 0 – 0 Sporting
    Arsenal (0) 0 Sporting Club of Portugal (0) 0 UEFA Europa League, Group E, Matchday 4 of 6 Emirates Stadium, Drayton Park, London N5 1BU Thursday, 8th November 2018. Kick-off time: 8.00pm (4-2-3-1) Cech; Lichtsteiner, Holding, Sokratis, Jenkinson; Guendouzi, Ramsey; Smith-Rowe, Mkhitaryan, Iwobi; Welbeck. Substitutes: Martínez, Mustafi, Kolašinac, Torreira, Nketiah, Maitland-Niles, ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-09By keenosafc
    1 week ago
  • Serious injury to Danny Welbeck overshadows Arsenal qualification
    Danny Welbeck’s Arsenal career could be over having suffered a “very big injury” after he was carried off on a stretcher during the side’s Europa League game against Sporting Lisbon on Thursday. Absolutely gutted for @DannyWelbeck, such a great guy, one of the best I've met in my 30 years of ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-09By keenosafc
    1 week ago
  • Book Review: Arsenal – The Complete Record
    So I purchased this book, thinking I’m just getting a book rammed with stats and facts, something I enjoy looking up from time to time, but I got so much more for my money and that’s before I mention the huge 595 page count, coincidence (?) As a kid I ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-08By keenosafc
    1 week ago
  • Wojciech Szczesny, Attendances & Tottenham breach advertising rules
    Wojciech Szczesny Last night against Manchester United, we saw why Arsenal were happy to let him go a few years back – firstly on loan to Roma and then on a permanent move to Juventus. Capable of unbelievable saves, Szczesny will retire with a magnificent highlights reel. However he has ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-08By keenosafc
    1 week ago
  • JW Diaries: From Dover to Lisbon
    Following a weekend in Dover for the Supporters Club annual Legends meal in the company of Pat Rice & Eddie Kelly, I made a mad dash to Waterloo to watch our Women play Chelsea at their Kingsmeadow ground, what a game it was, we beat them 5-0 which was an ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-07By keenosafc
    1 week ago
  • Manchester City €2.7bn doping – and why it is good for football
    Many will disagree with me, but I have no real issue with Sheikh Mansour pumping his billions into Manchester City. It is his money, he has legally earn it. Why should be restricted as to how he spends it? The important thing for me is that once he has given ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-06By keenosafc
    1 week ago
  • Pride and togetherness back at Arsenal
    Anyone at Fulham who was in the away end singing ‘We’ve got our Arsenal back’ would have felt that tingle. Been years since I felt like that. Certainly will be one of my favourite moments of the season. Are we back though? What does it actually mean? For me, it’s ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-05By keenosafc
    2 weeks ago
  • Match Report: Arsenal 1 – 1 Liverpool
    Arsenal (0) 1 Liverpool (0) 1 Premier League Emirates Stadium, Drayton Park, London N5 1BU Saturday, 3rd November 2018. Kick-off time: 5.30pm (4-2-3-1) Leno: Bellerín, Mustafi, Holding, Kolašinac; Torreira, Xhaka; Mkhitaryan, Özil, Aubameyang; Lacazette. Substitutes: Cech, Ramsey, Maitland-Niles, Lichtsteiner, Smith-Rowe, Iwobi, Welbeck. Scorers:Lacazette Yellow Cards: Lacazette Referee: Andre Marriner Attendance:circa 60,000 There are ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-04By keenosafc
    2 weeks ago
  • Greedy, Greedy Tottenham
    For as long as I can remember, Arsenal have offered massively discounted tickets for the League Cup. This going back to the days of Highbury. Only on one occasion in memory did we move away from this policy. It was 2008 and Arsenal face Tottenham in the League Cup semi-final, ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-03By keenosafc
    2 weeks ago
  • Arsenal set to face “biggest test of the season”
    This weekend will show just how far Arsenal have come under Unai Emery. The first two games of the season – at home to Manchester City followed by a visit to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea – were a write off. Unfair game to judge the Spaniard on as the ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-02By keenosafc
    2 weeks ago
  • Match Report: Arsenal 2 – 1 Blackpool
    Arsenal (1) 2 Blackpool (0) 1 Carabao Cup (EFL Cup) Fourth Round Emirates Stadium, Drayton Park, London N5 1BU Wednesday, 31st October 2018. Kick-off time: 7.45pm (4-2-3-1) Cech; Lichtsteiner, Mustafi, Pleguezuelo, Jenkinson; Ramsey, Guendouzi; Smith-Rowe, Maitland-Niles, Welbeck; Mkhitaryan. Substitutes: Aubameyang, Holding, Iwobi, Torreira, Martínez, Willock, Nketiah. Scorers: Lichtsteiner, Smith-Rowe Red Cards: Guendouzi ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-11-01By keenosafc
    2 weeks ago
  • Arsenal’s defeat to Cheltenham Town not a fair reflection on youngsters
    Last night Arsemal’s youngsters were trounced 6-2 by Cheltenham Town in the Checkatrade Trophy. Unless you were one of the 400 magnificent travelling fans who made their way over to West England on a cold Tuesday night, you will probably look at a 6-2 defeat and question the ability and ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-31By keenosafc
    2 weeks ago
  • Is this the best Christmas present for an Arsenal fan?
    For all the paid monthly workers, it is pay day today in the UK. No better time then to buy yourself or a loved one something special for Christmas. After a few years of work, trying to come up with the right design, secure the right supplier, we are finally ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-31By keenosafc
    2 weeks ago
  • Youngsters to get chance against Blackpool
    Arsenal will look to extend their unbeaten run to 13 against Blackpool tonight. After the 11 game winning run turned into 12 unbeaten at the weekend against Crystal Palace, Unai Emery is expected to ring in the changes. Against Palace, a few players looked tired. It was a lethargic performance. ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-31By keenosafc
    2 weeks ago
  • Arsenal fans shameful abuse of Shkodran Mustafi
    Social media is a strange place. A horrid place at times. People think that because they are online, under a cloak of anonymity, that they can say vile things that they would not say in the real world. The way some behave is a disgrace; whether it be making threats, ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-30By keenosafc
    2 weeks ago
  • 11 game winning run turns into 12 unbeaten
    Lethargic is probably the best word to use to describe Arsenal’s performance on Sunday. We looked tired, off the pace. We looked like a team who had played Monday, Thursday and then Sunday. A side that had played a European away just 60 hours before the kick-off in South London. ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-29By keenosafc
    3 weeks ago
  • Match Report: Crystal Palace 2 – 2 Arsenal
    Crystal Palace (1) 2 Arsenal (0) 2 Premier League Selhurst Park, London SE25 Sunday, 28th October 2018. Kick-off time:1.30pm (4-2-3-1) Leno; Bellerín, Mustafi, Holding, Xhaka; Torreira, Guendouzi; Iwobi, Özil, Aubameyang; Lacazette. Substitutes: Cech, Sokratis, Ramsey, Lichtsteiner, Mkhitaryan, Welbeck, Smith-Rowe. Scorers: Xhaka, Aubameyang Yellow Cards: Lichtsteiner, Guendouzi Referee: Martin Atkinson Attendance: 25,086 ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-29By keenosafc
    3 weeks ago
  • 10 Reasons why Arsenal will beat Crystal Palace + Starting XI
    Arsenal are on an 11 game winning run Last year we beat Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park – one of just 4 away wins By beating Crystal Palace this season in South London, we would have equalled last seasons record – and it is only October Victory will mean Arsenal ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-28By keenosafc
    3 weeks ago
  • Tottenham at their best are equal to Arsenal at their worst
    The greatest Tottenham Hotspur team in a generation. Their best start to a campaign in Premier League history. A manager who one media outlet declared had the best vision and impact in the Premier League. Yet they sit 5th in the Premier League and are heading out of the Champions ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-27By keenosafc
    3 weeks ago
  • Match Report: Sporting 0 – 1 Arsenal
    Sporting Club of Portugal (0) 0 Arsenal (0) 1 UEFA Europa League, Group E, Matchday 3 of 6 Estádio José Alvalade Stadium Thursday, 25th October 2018. Kick-off time: 5.55pm (4-2-3-1) Leno; Lichtsteiner, Holding, Sokratis, Xhaka; Guendouzi, Elneny; Mkhitaryan, Ramsey (C); Welbeck, Aubameyang. Substitutes: Martinez, Mustafi, Jenkinson, Torreira, Iwobi, Özil, Lacazette. Scorers:Welbeck Yellow ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-26By keenosafc
    3 weeks ago
  • Rob Holding, Ben Chilwell & Hector Bellerin
    Rob Holding On the journey home from the game on Monday night, I was following the fall out from the game and the main discussion point was surrounding Rob Holding and a blatant handball in the area. If given if would have meant a penalty to Leicester and surely a ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-24By keenosafc
    3 weeks ago
  • Match Report: Arsenal 3 – 1 Leicester City
    Arsenal (1) 3 Leicester City (1) 1 Premier League Emirates Stadium, Drayton Park, London N5 1BU Monday, 22nd October 2018. Kick-off time: 8.00pm (4-2-3-1) Leno: Bellerín, Mustafi, Holding, Lichtsteiner; Torreira, Xhaka; Mkhitaryan, Özil, Iwobi; Lacazette. Substitutes: Martínez, Medley, Guendouzi, Smith-Rowe, Ramsey, Welbeck, Aubameyang. Scorers: Özil, Aubameyang (2) Yellow Cards: Holding, Xhaka Referee: ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-23By keenosafc
    3 weeks ago
  • 10 reasons Arsenal will beat Leicester City + starting XI
    Arsenal are on a 9 game winning run January 2017 was the last time Arsenal failed to win a home game against a side not in the top 6 That was a defeat to Watford. Since then it has been 22 homes wins in a row The best UK betting sites have ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-22By keenosafc
    4 weeks ago
  • Eddie Nketiah’s lack of game time detrimental to his future
    I am concerned about the future of Eddie Nketiah at Arsenal. Need to start giving this kid a go…. Can’t afford to lose him – gonna be special https://t.co/8JuRrMXnaS — Charlie (@afccharlie) October 16, 2018 The Englishman is clearly a talented youth player. His record at youth level speaks for ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-20By keenosafc
    4 weeks ago
  • Do Arsenal need to replace Aaron Ramsey?
    Aaron Ramsey is heading out of Arsenal (although the door is not complete closed). There will be a lot of speculation in coming weeks as to who will replace the Welshman at Arsenal. Miguel Almiron one name frequently mentioned recently. However, do Arsenal actually need to replace him? The theory ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-19By keenosafc
    4 weeks ago
  • How have Arsenal’s new boys settled in?
    With us in the middle of the most boring time in football – a pointless international break filled with glorified friendlies, it is perhaps a chance to reflect on the start of the season, and see how the new boys have bedded in. Bernd Leno To many peoples frustration, Petr ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-18By keenosafc
    4 weeks ago
  • Unai Emery’s Red and White Army
    There is not much to moan about down The Arsenal at the moment. 9 wins in a row, 2 points off top, the place is brimming with positivity. However, there is something that has done me head in since the arrival of Unai Emery. The backing the manager has got ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-17By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • Q&A with Theo Foley
    What was your thoughts at your 1st game and sitting on the bench at Highbury ? I genuinely could not believe it as I’d never have believed in my wildest dreams that I’d make it at Arsenal all the way from Inchicore, Dublin. It was the top level possible, like ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-16By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • Laurent Koscielny, Miguel Almiron & the UEFA Nations League
    Laurent Koscielny Yesterday Laurent Koscielny announced that he was retiring from international football. It did not exactly come as a surprise. The 33-year missed out on a World Cup winners medal this summer and admitted that it was hard to see his team-mates lift the trophy in Moscow. It seems ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-16By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • JW Diaries: A long trip to Baku takes its toll
    It seems a lifetime ago that we had to overcome another inept refereeing performance against a confident Watford team who were resolute and outplayed us for large spells; a couple of inspired substitutions saw us win late on 2-0. It’s good to see our triple training sessions paying off. After ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-15By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • Arsenal U23 “Best in England”
    It is very easy to get too excited about youngsters coming through. For every Cesc Fabregas that is a superstar at 18, there is 10 Denilson’s, Aneke’s, Lansbury’s and Emmanuel-Thomas’ who do not move from being top youth player to global superstar. However, there is plenty of justification to be ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-15By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • Arsenal youngster impresses abroad
    It was to huge relief of everyone at Arsenal Football Club when youngster Reiss Nelson put pen to paper finally this summer. On 31st August, Nelson committed to a new long-term contract at Arsenal before completing a season-long loan switch to Bundesliga side Hoffenheim. The German outfit are in the ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-14By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • Arsenal’s Canavarro ready to become first team regular
    The star of England’s World Cup campaign was Leicester City’s Harry Maguire. A working mans hero who’s unassuming career took him from Sheffield to Hull, Leicester via Wigan. When you listen to him speak, he has no airs and graces about him. He was never destined to be the next ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-13By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • The door is still open for Aaron Ramsey at Arsenal
    “The contract is off the table” – it could not have been any clearer from either side. The deal was off. Aaron Ramsey was free to speak to other people from January. His agent then put another nail in the coffin with some tweets to an Arsenal fan which confirmed ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-12By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • Freddie Ljungberg – Heir Apparent?
    As reported by the brilliant Jeorge Bird over on his Arsenal Youth blog Freddie Ljungberg has been coaching senior training sessions alongside Unai Emery in the international break. Freddie Ljungberg helped to coach the session along with Emery. — Jeorge Bird (@jeorgebird) October 10, 2018 Over the years, there has ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-12By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • The Influence of Lucas Torreira
    He comes from Uruguay, he’s only 5-foot high It took a few games for Unai Emery to integrate Lucas Torreira into the Arsenal XI. It was baffling at the beginning of the season why the Spaniard did not play the £22million summer signing. As with everything to do with the ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-11By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • 5 Arsenal Books for Christmas
    A lot of people have helped to promote our little blogs and shops during the last 10 years and never asked or expected for anything in return. A few gents that have helped me have written books on The Arsenal. Written by Arsenal fans for Arsenal fans, these will make an ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-10By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • Momentum continues to boost Arsenal
    “What an arrogant team selection” I saw someone comment just before kick off on Sunday. 90 minutes later Arsenal had won 5-1. No Mesut Ozil; Aaron Ramsey, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Sokratis on the bench. I can see why some were a little worried about a “weak” side prior to kick ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-10By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • Momentum continues to boast Arsenal
    “What an arrogant team selection” I saw someone comment just before kick off on Sunday. 90 minutes later Arsenal had won 5-1. No Mesut Ozil; Aaron Ramsey, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Sokratis on the bench. I can see why some were a little worried about a “weak” side prior to kick ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-10By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • xG’s: Why it is flawed and pointless
    Over the last few days I have had a few debates with people as to why the “expected goals” (xG) statistic is pointless. It seems there are plenty who defend it. To work out a team’s xG for a match, every shot must be analysed and given an “Expected goal value” ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-09By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • Match Report: Fulham 1 – 5 Arsenal
    Fulham (1) 1 Arsenal (1) 5 Premier League Craven Cottage, London SW6 Sunday, 7th October 2018. Kick-off time:12.00 noon (4-2-3-1) Leno; Bellerín, Mustafi, Holding, Monreal; Torreira, Xhaka; Mkhitaryan, Iwobi, Welbeck; Lacazette. Substitutes: Martínez, Sokratis, Ramsey, Guendouzi, Lichtsteiner, Aubameyang, Kolašinac. Scorers: Lacazette (2), Ramsey, Aubameyang (2) Referee: Paul Tierney Attendance: 25.401 Good ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-08By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • Arsenal and Manchester United set to repeat Alexis swap deal?
    After Wednesday’s blog discussing the need for more balance in the team, one name popped up a few times in my mentions who would be potentially ideal. Anthony Martial It is easy to forget that the Manchester United winger is still just 22. He is a year youger than Raheem ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-06By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • Match Report: Qarabag 0 – 3 Arsenal
    Qarabağ FK (0) 0 Arsenal (1) 3 UEFA Europa League, Group E, Matchday 2 of 6 Baku Olympic Stadium, Azerbaijan Thursday, 4th October 2018. Kick-off time: 5.55pm (4-2-3-1) Leno; Lichtsteiner, Holding, Sokratis, Monreal; Guendouzi, Elneny; Kolasniac, Smith-Rowe Welbeck, Iwobi. Substitutes: Bellerin, Lacazette, Özil, Martinez, Torreira, Mustafi, Xhaka. Scorers: Sokratis, Smith-Rowe, Guendouzi ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-05By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • Arsenal look to make it 8 from 8 as a strong squad travels to Baku
    8 wins in a row. That is what The Arsenal are looking at if we beat Qarabag in Azerbaijan tonight (17:55ko in case you did not realise!) It is a terrific run of form we are currently in. The last time we won 7 in a row was at the ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-04By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • Arsenal need Man City balance
    Manchester City have assembled a truly incredible array of talent. At one point during their game against Brighton in Saturday their was a goal mouth scramble. Leroy Sane put the ball in, Sergio Aguero had a chance, Raheem Sterling followed it up before Bernardo Silva’s shot was cleared to the ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-03By keenosafc
    1 month ago
  • When apathy turns to hope
    Last season I wrote about anger turning to apathy. I had had enough.  I think I even stoped caring to a certain extent.  I didn’t look forward to going to games, I didn’t enjoy the wins as much as I should have and the defeats just became expected. I sat ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-02By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Match Report: Arsenal 2 – 0 Watford
    Arsenal (0) 2 Watford (0) 0 Premier League Emirates Stadium, Drayton Park, London N5 1BU Saturday, 29th September 2018. Kick-off time: 3.00pm   (4-2-3-1) Cech; Bellerín, Mustafi, Holding, Monreal; Torreira, Xhaka; Ramsey, Özil; Aubameyang, Lacazette. Substitutes: Elneny, Guendouzi, Lichtsteiner, Mkhitaryan, Iwobi, Welbeck, Kolasniac, Leno. Scorers:Cathcart (o.g.), Özil Yellow Cards: Mustafi, Torreira ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-10-01By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • 2-0 won doesn’t answer all the questions for Arsenal
    It was like watching an Arsene Wenger side against Sam Allardyce’s Bolton. Watford are a big, physical, athletic side. They place close to the line, often stepping over what is considered legal. Pull backs, clips, trips and body checks. All behind the referees back to try and gain an advantage. ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-30By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • 5 hours from Blackburn all for a 0-0
    Following the legends match at the Emirates where I was part of the prawn sandwich brigade, next match was an U21 match away to Coventry City in the Checkatrade Trophy. This was a good test as it was against Coventry’s first team. We won 3-0 with over 200 Gooners in ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-28By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Santi Cazorla opens up on “lack of belief” at Arsenal
    Really interesting interview with Santi Cazorla on Football Focus last weekend “We needed to believe in ourselves more,” he told Football Focus. “To believe that we were capable of competing with the big sides in the Premier League and not just settling for third or fourth.” “We needed to have ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-28By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Arsenal should be praised for cheap tickets
    Over the years we have been huge critics of the prices of Arsenal ticket prices. Seasons tickets are too much, they price out a lot of fans. Category A prices, ranging from £64 – £120+ are extortionate. By the time you add in travel and food, it would cost more ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-27By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Match Report: Arsenal 3 – 1 Brentford
    Arsenal (2) 3 Brentford (0) 1 Carabao Cup (EFL Cup) Third Round Emirates Stadium, Drayton Park, London N5 1BU Wednesday, 26th September 2018. Kick-off time: 7.45pm (4-2-3-1) Leno; Lichtsteiner, Mustafi, Holding, Monreal; Elneny, Guendouzi; Mkhitaryan, Smith-Rowe; Iwobi, Welbeck. Substitutes: Bellerín, Ramsey, Lacazette, Torreira, Martínez, Kolasniac, Nketiah. Scorers: Welbeck (2), Lacazette Yellow ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-27By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Could Paul Pogba fit in at Arsenal?
    Paul Pogba to Arsenal. With him having fallen out with Jose Mourinho, either the Frenchman or the Portuguese manager will be out of the door sooner rather than later at Manchester United. There is even a scenario where both could leave. I do not expect him to join Arsenal (so ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-26By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Arsenal v Brentford – Likely Starting XI
    The first round (or 3rd round as it is) of the League Cup always makes interesting pre-game discussion over what sort of squad we will put it. We know that it will not be a starting XI, as Unai Emery will shuffle his squad. But what sort of team will ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-26By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • 5 reasons why FIFA’s “Best” Awards is not the “Best”
    Mo Salah made the 3 man shortlist for Player of the Year, but failed to make the Team of the Year. Instead Kylian Mbappe, Eden Hazard & Lionel Messi were in the XI   Likewise, Thibaut Courtois won Best Goalkeeper, but it was David de Gea who was in the ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-25By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Lazy, Lazy Journalists
    Lazy Journalism I So there was a now deleted tweet from Charlie Wyett, Football editor of The Sun. The tweet linked to his article after it was announced that Ivan Gazidis was to leave Arsenal for AC Milan. Now I always think of myself as a fairly level headed fan. ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-25By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Victoria Concordia Crescit – Arsenal awash with positivity
    An Arsenal win ✓ A first clean sheet ✓ 3 points in the bag ✓ FIVE wins in the row ✓ After that tough start to the season which saw us lose the opening two games to Manchester City and Chelsea, Arsenal are now on a run of 5 wins in a ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-24By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Match Report: Arsenal 2 – 0 Everton
    Arsenal (0) 2 Everton (0) 0 Premier League Emirates Stadium, Drayton Park, London N5 1BU Sunday, 23rd September 2018. Kick-off time: 4.00pm (4-2-3-1) Cech; Bellerín, Mustafi, Sokratis, Monreal; Torreira, Xhaka; Ramsey, Özil; Aubameyang, Lacazette. Substitutes: Elneny, Guendouzi, Lichtsteiner, Holding, Iwobi, Welbeck, Leno. Scorers: Lacazette, Aubameyang Yellow Cards: Sokratis, Torreira Referee: Jonathan ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-24By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Everton, Matteo Guendouzi, Emile Smith Rowe and more…
    Everton We play Everton tomorrow in our 2nd game of 4 in a row at home. After 2 defeats in the opening two games, we have now won 4-in-a-row. Victory would propel Arsenal towards the top 4 and would keep the club on course to get around 75 points this ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-22By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Match Report: Arsenal 4 – 2 FC Vorskla Poltava
    Arsenal (1) 4 FC Vorskla Poltava (0) 2 UEFA Europa League, Group E, Matchday 1 of 6 Emirates Stadium, Drayton Park, London N5 1BU Thursday, 20th September 2018. Kick-off time: 8.00pm (4-2-3-1) Leno; Lichtsteiner, Holding, Sokratis, Monreal; Torreira, Elneny; Mkhitaryan, Iwobi; Welbeck, Aubemeyang. Substitutes: Bellerin, Lacazette, Özil, Martinez, Guendouzi, Nketiah, Smith-Rowe. ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-21By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • The Arsenal in Europe
    People all over the world know about Arsenal – that says something. Because the Premier League is so popular across the globe, it stands to reason that the club’s fan base is extensive and expanding rapidly. Each day, Arsenal FC is in communication with more than 13m Twitter followers, many ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-20By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Tottenham New stadium chaos revealed as completion expected in 2019
    The Construction News have exclusively revealed allegations that site chaos, confusion and ill-discipline lie behind the delays to Tottenham Hotspur’s £850m stadium. “Stop what you’re doing!” cries a supervisor, halting the work of a gang of electricians on Tottenham Hotspur’s new £850m stadium. The sudden stop is due to the ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-20By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Emery revolution picks up steam
    After 2 defeats in the opening two games of the Unai Emery era, the agenda driven and attention seekers were getting on the Spanish managers back. The majority of us, however, realised the fixture list computer had given us a nightmare start to the season – a home game against ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-17By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Match report: Newcastle United 1 – 2 Arsenal
    Newcastle United (0) 1 Arsenal (0) 2 Premier League St. James’ Park, Newcastle Saturday, 15th September 2018. Kick-off time: 3.00pm (4-2-3-1) Cech; Bellerin, Mustafi, Sokratis, Monreal; Guendouzi, Xhaka; Ramsey, Özil; Aubemeyang, Lacazette. Substitutes: Elneny, Mkhitaryan, Torreira, Lichtsteiner, Holding, Welbeck, Leno. Scorers: Xhaka, Özil. Referee: Lee Probert Attendance: 52,165 After a brief ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-16By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • 0 games in 2 weeks…7 games in 23 days
    And we are back. It has been a long old two weeks as domestic football stepped aside for UEFA new pointless nations league. After the euphoria of the World Cup, England returned back to its normal status in friendly’s. Boring, disinteresting games that send you to sleep. It did not ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-15By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Arsenal’s Premier League squad show glimpse of future
    During the week the “official” club squads for the Premier League were announced. For those who don’t know the rules (surely we all do), a reminder: Premier League squads are limited to 25 players No more than 17 non-home grown players may be named A home grown player is someone ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-09By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Transfer fees set to become obsolete?
    Twelve months ago a lot was being made in the press about the contract is Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. “1 year left, how have Arsenal got themselves into this position” were the cries at the time. An interesting interview with Arsene Wenger gave a glimpse into what he believed ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-08By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • JW Diaries: Booking the Europeans Tour
    Outside of games being played, for me the most exciting football related events are the early draws of any cup competitions we are in. Last week we had two in as many days. Leading up to these, I start to take an interest in the previous round matches for possible ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-07By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Granit Xhaka and the misleading statistics
    Anyone who has read my blogs for the 5 years I have been (badly) writing them will know that I am a bit of a stiatistics man. Soccernomics and The Numbers Game are two of my favourite books, highlighting how important statistics are in football. It highlights that wage bill, rather ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-06By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • History rewritten but the majesty of Arsenal never in doubt
    BOOK REVIEW: ‘Royal Arsenal – Champions of the South’ I’ve mostly shied away from historical books about the Arsenal over the years, simply because they have always seemed to be rehashes of what is generally accepted to be the timeline of how our wonderful club came to be in existence. ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-05By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Bromance of Arsenal strikers
    When he joined in January, there was plenty of talk that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang  was a disruptive influence. There was talk that his arrival would cause friction with between the Gabonese striker and the man bought in the summer, Alexandre Lacazette. That two players competing for one position, and one with ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-04By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Match Report: Cardiff 2 – 3 Arsenal
    Cardiff City (1) 2 Arsenal (1) 3 Premier League Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Wales Sunday, 2nd September 2018. Kick-off time: 1.30pm (4-2-3-1) Cech; Bellerin, Mustafi, Sokratis, Monreal; Guendouzi, Xhaka; Ramsey, Özil; Aubemeyang, Lacazette. Substitutes: Elneny, Mkhitaryan, Torreira, Lichtsteiner, Holding, Welbeck, Leno. Scorers: Mustafi, Aubemeyang, Lacazette. Yellow Cards: Bellerin, Guendouzi, Monreal, Xhaka. ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-03By keenosafc
    2 months ago
  • Cricket the order of the day for The Arsenal
    Good morning to all and especially good morning to the fantastic September sunshine we have. With Arsenal not playing until tomorrow – a lunch time trip to Cardiff, today is one of those days where you are often lost as to what to do. An early start tomorrow means you ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-09-01By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • JW Diaries: Meeting Smudger Part 1
    She Wore had an exclusive interview with ex Arsenal legend Alan Smith in Waterstones, Leadenhall Market last Thursday; Alan was there signing copies of his excellent autobiography Heads Up which details Alan’s start in non-league football through to his heady heights with The Arsenal. In this first part, Alan spoke ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-30By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • The good and bad of Arsenal’s £300m Adidas deal
    Arsenal are set to announce a new kit sponsorship deal with Adidas, 24 years after swapping the German sportswear giant for Nike. The 5 year deal is reportedly going to be worth £300,000,000, or £60,000,000 a year. It will see Arsenal bring in £114,000,000 a year from its 3 main ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-30By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • JW Diaries: West Ham, West Ham & Missing a 10-2 win
    Last Friday, I made my 4th (Arsenal) visit to the London Stadium to watch Freddie’s U23 team get our first win of the season, beating West Ham 3-2 in the pouring rain. If you’ve been an away fan or indeed a home fan who sits behind either goal there, you’d ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-29By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Aaron Ramsey set to agree new Arsenal contract
    In the clearest indication yet that Aaron Ramsey is set to sign a new deal at Arsenal, his agency Avid Sports & Entertainment Group have tweeted a competition to win the Welshman’s shirt. This follows a day of increasingly cryptic tweets from the recently set up sports agency. Hoping for ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-28By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Reiss Nelson to Hoffenheim highlights huge problem for English football
    Reiss Nelson is set to leave Arsenal for German side Hoffenheim. Nelson joins Stephy Mavididi (Juventus), Marcus McGuane (Barcelona), Chris Willock (Benfica), Donyell Malen (PSV), Kaylen Hinds (VfL Wolfsburg), Daniel Crowley (Willem II) and Vlad Dragomir (Perugia) to have left the club in the last 12 months for a new challenge abroad. Whilst ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-28By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Mesut Ozil, Aubameyang v Lacazette & Jose Mourinho
    Mesut Ozil Sick again, it is hard to support him at times, he does not help himself. A bit like in the office having a really good employee who you are also mates with, going out a couple of days a week after work for a pint, yet is off ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-28By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Positive, positive Arsenal
    As I sit here on Sunday afternoon writing this I am in a relaxed and reflective mood. A weekend of seeing family, a BBQ in the sun and then a pub lunch in Epping Forest on Sunday in the rain, I have had a cracking weekend even if it meant ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-27By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Match Report: Arsenal 3 – 1 West Ham
    Arsenal (1) 3 West Ham United (1) 1 Premier League Saturday, 25th August 2018 (4-2-3-1) Cech; Bellerin, Mustafi, Sokratis, Monreal; Guendouzi, Xhaka; Mkhitaryan, Ramsey, Iwobi; Aubemeyang. Substitutes: Elneny, Lacazette, Torreira, Lichtsteiner, Holding, Welbeck, Leno. Scorers: Monreal, Diap (O.G.), Welbeck Referee: Graham Scott Attendance: 59,830 You really can’t write this can you? ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-26By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Arsenal add £10million to wage bill
    After writing a couple of successful financial blogs over the summer, I have had a couple of people ask me about Arsenal’s wage bill going into 2018/19 and how it differs to last year. A few of these requests came after the news that Arsenal needed to shift Mohamed Elneny ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-26By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Unai Emery to ring in the changes
    Two games into the season, playing against 2018/19 champions Manchester City and away to Chelsea. Arsenal are on zero points. But there is no need to press a panic button Arsenal have beaten Manchester City just once one 7 games – that FA Cup Semi-final, and not beaten Chelsea at ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-25By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • JW Diaries: 4 more games & meeting Smudger
    Following 5 days without any football, last Saturday saw me going to Hale End to watch our U15’s, followed by a mad dash home, drop the car off and head over to West London. When we play Chelsea Away, it’s one of a few grounds where I drink mostly with ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-24By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Out with the old, in with the new
    March 2006, Arsenal v Juventus in the Champions League. ‘The King is Dead! Long Live the King!’ was the first line of the match report as an 18-year Cesc Fabregas dominated a 29-year old Patrick Vieira in the middle of the park. This Champions League tussle had gone worse than Vieira ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-24By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Book Review: Heads Up: My Life Story – Alan Smith
    OK, here we go: that passage of play embedded in Arsenal folklore. The most famous moment in English club football history? Well, I think so. Tell me of another that tops this goal for spine-tingling drama. People talk about Sergio Agüero’s last-gasp effort for Manchester City, the goal that won ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-23By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Who has been Arsenal’s best (and worst) player so far?
    Statistics always need to be taken with a pinch of salt. They can be used to prove or disprove whatever agenda you wish them to support. Look at Paul Pogba on Sunday. Against Brighton he was awful in a 3 – 2 defeat, yet the statistics will show that he ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-22By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Teenage Arsenal star quickly becoming fans favourite
    Just two games into his Arsenal career and Matteo Guendouzi is quickly establishing himself as a fan favourite. It is easy to forget that the Frenchman only turned 19 in April, and last season was playing in the French second division. If he was a young English lad, who had ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-21By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Match Report: Chelsea 3 – 2 Arsenal
    Chelsea (2) 3 Arsenal (2) 2 Premier League Saturday, 18th August 2018 (4-2-3-1) Cech; Bellerin, Mustafi, Sokratis, Monreal; Guendouzi, Xhaka; Iwobi, Ozil, Mkhitaryan; Aubemeyang. Substitutes: Elneny, Lacazette, Torreira, Ramsey, Lichtsteiner, Welbeck, Leno. Scorers: Mkhitaryan, Iwobi Referee: Martin Atkinson When the fixture lists were released a little while ago, this match (hard ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-20By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Things about to get a lot easier for The Arsenal
    Unai Emery was handed a horrendous start to Arsenal’s new dawn the Premier League fixtures were drawn. Manchester City and Chelsea. The last two champions. Winners of 4 of the last 5 Premier League seasons. It was always going to be a thought start, and Arsenal have ended up with ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-19By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Another Arsenal youngster leaves for foreign climate
    Arsenal striker Stephy Mavididi set for permanent switch to Juventus https://t.co/lV7ZP3hK8j pic.twitter.com/WAmdkpap0Z — Jeorge Bird (@jeorgebird) August 16, 2018 So another talented youngster is set to leave Arsenal. Stephy Mavididi joins Marcus McGuane (Barcelona), Chris Willock (Benfica), Donyell Malen (PSV), Kaylen Hinds (VfL Wolfsburg), Daniel Crowley (Willem II) and Vlad Dragomir (Perugia) to ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-18By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • JW Diaries: The New Dawn Begins
    Whilst watching the U15’s Win 1-0 in a close game at Hale End last Tuesday, the first major decision of the season was made; U23s in Manchester (City) or the U18s at London Colney on Saturday, we went with the latter! When you get the First Team, U23’s, U18’s and ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-17By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Are Everton getting too excited over Usmanov links?
    Fans of Everton are getting excited. Some fans of Arsenal are getting angry. The reason? Alisher Usmanov. Evertonians have already spent his billions, turning the Scousers into champions; Gooners are sitting there saying “that could have been us”. The truth is this is all very presumptuous. Usmanov has not invested ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-17By keenosafc
    3 months ago
  • Tottenham stadium builders contracted until November
    As each day goes past, another story hits social media about the major issues at the new Tottenham Stadium. We blogged at the back end of July that the stadium would not be ready until October at the earliest. The blog got a lot of abuse from Tottenham fans who ... read more
    Source: She WorePublished on 2018-08-16By keenosafc
    3 months ago