Porto v Arsenal: could Arsenal possibly continue the goalscoring form of the last 3 games?

    by Sir Hardly Anyone Arsenal in the Champions League. How are our rivals doing at the moment? Maybe at last the media is waking up to the notion of child abuse in football FC Porto are the most successful club in Portugal in terms of points accrued over time.     # Club Matches …

Arsenal in the Champions League. How are our rivals doing at the moment?

      Today’s Anniversary: Arsenal score their fastest ever goal in the Champions League Maybe at last the media is waking up to the notion of child abuse in football The battle within football that will shape the Premier League’s future By Bulldog Drummond The last time Arsenal got beyond the round of 16 …

Maybe at last the media is waking up to the notion of child abuse in football

    The battle within football that will shape the Premier League’s future On Arsenal’s urgent need for a striker and other bits of hokum By Tony Attwood When you think about it, it is utterly outrageous that the national media utterly refuses to take up the story of possible child abuse in football.  (The …

The battle within football that will shape the Premier League’s future

    On Arsenal’s urgent need for a striker and other bits of hokum The statistics that make journalists look silly and Arsenal’s position even more exciting Today’s Arsenal anniversary headline: 19 February, when a spectator is persuaded to play for Arsenal with awful consequences By Tony Attwood There are all sorts of rules within …

On Arsenal’s urgent need for a striker and other bits of hokum

      The statistics that make journalists look silly and Arsenal’s position even more exciting Arsenal: the best defence, the best goal difference and another five goals to watch By Tony Attwood One of the problems that publishers have with the football rumour mill industry which keeps them going, is that many of the …

The statistics that make journalists look silly and Arsenal’s position even more exciting

  Arsenal: the best defence, the best goal difference and another five goals to watch Are Arsenal improving this season, or is the club slipping backwards? By Tony Attwood No one can blame fans for getting over-excited, jumping up and down a lot and getting their facts wrong.   But football journalists are PAID (yes bizarre …

Arsenal: the best defence, the best goal difference and another five goals to watch

        What we said before the game Burnley v Arsenal: the team and how the table will change afterwards Burnley v Arsenal: the history between the two clubs Burnley v Arsenal. The habits of the referee, and the injury latest Burnley v Arsenal: tackles, fouls and yellow cards – and the interesting …

Burnley v Arsenal: the team and how the table will change afterwards

    Burnley v Arsenal: the history between the two clubs Burnley v Arsenal. The habits of the referee, and the injury latest Burnley v Arsenal: tackles, fouls and yellow cards – and the interesting numbers for Liverpool Burnley v Arsenal: could Burnley’s recent home scoring bonanza save them against Arsenal? By Bulldog Drummond So …

Burnley v Arsenal: the history between the two clubs

      From the Arsenal History website today: Celebrating the anniversary of the release of the “Arsenal Stadium Mystery” movie Burnley v Arsenal. The habits of the referee, and the injury latest Burnley v Arsenal: tackles, fouls and yellow cards – and the interesting numbers for Liverpool Burnley v Arsenal: could Burnley’s recent home …

Burnley v Arsenal. The habits of the referee, and the injury latest

    Burnley v Arsenal: tackles, fouls and yellow cards – and the interesting numbers for Liverpool Burnley v Arsenal: could Burnley’s recent home scoring bonanza save them against Arsenal? By Sir Hardly Anyone The Premier League Injuries website has Arsenal listed as having seven injuries: Timber, Partey, Zinchenko, Smith Rowe, Tomiyasu, Vieira and Gabriel …

Burnley v Arsenal: tackles, fouls and yellow cards – and the interesting numbers for Liverpool

      By Sir Hardly Anyone Burnley v Arsenal: could Burnley’s recent home scoring bonanza save them against Arsenal? Are Arsenal improving this season, or is the club slipping backwards? Our earlier article suggested that all the pointers here indicate an away win in this game and it is hard to find anything that …

Burnley v Arsenal: could Burnley’s recent home scoring bonanza save them against Arsenal?

    Are Arsenal improving this season, or is the club slipping backwards? Arsenal’s transfers: why Martin Ødegaard was the best deal since Henry and Bergkamp By Sir Hardly Anyone I have sometimes felt that Burnley can be a little behind the times when it comes to, well, the times we live in, and that …

Are Arsenal improving this season, or is the club slipping backwards?

      Arsenal’s transfers: why Martin Ødegaard was the best deal since Henry and Bergkamp Who is getting cards for dissent, and why is it being kept secret? By Tony Attwood We know that the top four at this moment does look a bit different from the top four at the same time last …

Arsenal’s transfers: why Martin Ødegaard was the best deal since Henry and Bergkamp

      Who is getting cards for dissent, and why is it being kept secret? How Arsenal’s psychological approach to football scored against West Ham From the Arsenal History Society today: When Dennis Law refused to sign for Arsenal, as they sent the wrong man to negotiate By Tony Attwood Watching Martin Ødegaard is …

Who is getting cards for dissent, and why is it being kept secret?

    How Arsenal’s psychological approach to football scored against West Ham The arrival of Girona could bring forth more City Group hanky panky Today in the Daily Mail there is a report which includes this statement from Graham Poll.   “The laws of the game are simple: if a player abuses or insults a referee …

How Arsenal’s psychological approach to football scored against West Ham

    The arrival of Girona could bring forth more City Group hanky panky More goals scored, fewer conceded, but why do Arsenal keep getting more cards? By Tony Attwood Anything with the word “psychology” in it is liable to bring a certain amount of derision from some people, particularly among some football supporters – …

The arrival of Girona could bring forth more City Group hanky panky

      More goals scored, fewer conceded, but why do Arsenal keep getting more cards? “Postecoglou and De Zerbi are the future and British football will be better for it” By Tony Attwood And let me say from the start the word “could” in that title line is important for where Manchester City and …

More goals scored, fewer conceded, but why do Arsenal keep getting more cards?

      “Postecoglou and De Zerbi are the future and British football will be better for it” The first step to clubs taking back control of football and showing Fifa the door By Tony Attwood This season Arsenal have scored more goals than in any season in 10 previous years after 24 games. This …

“Postecoglou and De Zerbi are the future and British football will be better for it”

    The first step to clubs taking back control of football and showing Fifa the door West Ham foul their way forward: is 17 fouls by one team in a game a PL record? By Tony Attwood There was recently an article in the Daily Telegraph under the headline “Ange Postecoglou and Roberto De …

The first step to clubs taking back control of football and showing Fifa the door

      West Ham foul their way forward: is 17 fouls by one team in a game a PL record? West Ham United 0 Arsenal 6: what does this tell us about where Arsenal is going? By Tony Attwood All major clubs, and most certainly including Arsenal, are keen to break into new territories.  …

West Ham foul their way forward: is 17 fouls by one team in a game a PL record?

        West Ham United 0 Arsenal 6: what does this tell us about where Arsenal is going? West Ham v Arsenal – Trossard’s astounding record, the scandal and the team By Tony Attwood I can’t answer the question in the headline completely since the official league page covering statistics, isn’t listing fouls …

West Ham United 0 Arsenal 6: what does this tell us about where Arsenal is going?

  West Ham v Arsenal – Trossard’s astounding record, the scandal and the team West Ham v Arsenal: competitive knitting against the team that don’t want the ball By Tony Attwood Here’s the league table after the Arsenal game today… 2023/4   Pos Team P W D L F A GD Pts 1 Liverpool 24 …

West Ham v Arsenal – Trossard’s astounding record, the scandal and the team

    West Ham v Arsenal: competitive knitting against the team that don’t want the ball West Ham v Arsenal. Who will foul whom and how often? West Ham United v Arsenal: how will the referee behave? West Ham v Arsenal and the league take on Manchester City at last By Bulldog Drummond So as …

West Ham v Arsenal: competitive knitting against the team that don’t want the ball

    West Ham v Arsenal. Who will foul whom and how often? West Ham United v Arsenal: how will the referee behave? West Ham v Arsenal and the league take on Manchester City at last By Bulldog Drummond Unexceptional on every metric In 2016 West Ham United were given the London Stadium as their …

West Ham v Arsenal. Who will foul whom and how often?

      West Ham v Arsenal How will the referee behave? West Ham v Arsenal and the league take on Manchester City at last In our last piece we looked at the referee and his propensity for giving out fouls and cards.  But what about the results?  In the table below we look at …