Author Archives: Aidan Gibson

Is Revitalisation Around The Corner For Andrei Arshavin?

Aside from a brilliant run of form in the first 6 months of his Arsenal career, Andrei Arshavin’s Arsenal career has often been outshone by his play for his national side, where he has been able to have a greater … Continue reading

Posted in Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, tactics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Looking Back: Inter Milan 1-5 Arsenal

In the week where Arsenal play the best team in Europe, let’s look back at perhaps their greatest ever European result: Becoming the first English side to beat Inter Milan at the San Siro, and, even more impressively, winning 5-1. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

It’s Make It or Break It for Carlos Vela

With Carlos Vela going on loan to West Bromwich Albion, one can’t possibly help feel that it’s make it or break it for the young Mexican striker; in his third season at Arsenal, he has gotten few appearances in the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Arsenal 3-0 Ipswich: Parked Tractor Finally Gotten Around

Arsenal are through to Wembley after beating Ipswich Town 4-3 on aggregate. It took a long time coming, but goals from Nicklas Bendtner, Laurent Koscielny and Cesc Fabregas sending the Gunners through to Wembley. Ipswich set up in a similar … Continue reading

Posted in Arsenal recap, tactics | Leave a comment

Denilson v Xabi Alonso: Passing comparison

Thanks to the TotalFootball App

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Arsenal 3-1 Chelsea: Tactical Report

Arsene Wenger doesn’t always make the right tactical decisions, but today he got his decisions right, as Arsenal moved back to second in the Premier League after goals from Alex Song, Cesc Fabregas and Theo Walcott. Arsenal saw the return … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Arsenal 3-1 Partizan: Subs prove crucial

Arsenal qualified for the knockout round of the Champions League for the 11th straight year after a 3-1 defeat of Partizan Belgrade. (Average positions. Source: soccernet.com) Major changes made from Saturday’s victory against Fulham were that Robin van Persie came … Continue reading

Posted in Arsenal recap, Uncategorized | Leave a comment