Careful what you wish for Gunners

I guess I knew that at some point in my #ChallengePaul series someone would test me with an Arsenal related question. It was kind of inevitable. However the question that came was more tricky than I would have liked. But life is far more fun when it is made interesting, so here goes. “Careful what…

We’re The Clock End…Highbury

The emotional connection you have, as a football fan, with those first memories are often hazed with rose coloured shades. However for me, it was more my connection to where I graduated to. I started on the North Bank, I guess like so many, but then moved up to the Clock End. And when you…

I’ll tell you what I want, really really want

When I grow up, I wanna be Arseblog. Well to be fair, I don’t, but also to be fair, it is maybe the best blog about The Arsenal. My guess is it is certainly the most popular. The blog is in no way connected with Arsenal football club and I bet it started with just…

Love these pictures

I spend a heap of my time looking, and collecting images of The Arsenal. Using Pinterest, and Google Images to find different images that are Arsenal. A while back I found these, and boy I love them. I would love to find the original ones. So they are so class, so Arsenal. So I thought…

The soundtrack to the club

The Away Boyz One part of being a fan of The Arsenal, and I guess any club for that matter, is the way you show your love for the club. You buy the shirt, you go to the game, you get a tattoo, or you name your kids after players, you live Arsenal in so…

Come in Number 34….

There is a story doing the media rounds today that enters around Arsenal’s target, Granit Xhaka. It talks about the cost of the player and how it will now cost them more considering the present interests of multiple clubs. It is reported by Daily Star, Arsenal are willing to pay as much as £37 million…

The man who started it all

Herbert Chapman (403 games as manager) When Henry Norris decided that Arsenal needed a new manager in the summer of 1925, he could never have anticipated the impact of his next appointment. This would be the man who, on November 5, 1932, would have Arsenal made its debut on the London Underground, with the renaming…

It’s all about the money money

So just how important is money in the game of football? does it really guarantee success and in todays game can you really buy the league? I am not so sure, or at the very least I have doubts. There is a story in todays papers about the new “rich-list”, and the headline is around…

The 49……

49 Unbeaten Detailed statistics from the record-breaking 49 game unbeaten run. Arsenal went a record 49 consecutive top-flight league games unbeaten from May 2003 to October 2004, breaking Nottingham Forest’s previous record of 42 set between November 1977 and November 1978. The run ended in controversy at Old Trafford as a harshly-awarded penalty spurred Manchester…

Leaders in all we do, The Arsenal Way

Famous firsts, home and away. When you follow The Arsenal in todays football world, you marvel at the way we play the game, people wax lyrical about our style, our pass and move mindset, always wanting to score the perfect goal, and passing teams off the park. This may surprise some readers, but it has…