Sunderland are given over twice as many yellow cards as Arsenal per game



By Bulldog Drummond Arsenal v Sunderland: a contrast in statues Arsenal v Sunderland: difficult years for the opposition on and off the pitch Three of the four quarter finals in the League Cup this season are being played in London.   Brentford are playing at home to Chelsea, and Tottenham are playing West Ham while the …

Arsenal v Sunderland: a contrast in statues



By Bulldog Drummond The picture to the left, in case you are wondering, is of Sunderland manager Bob Stokoe, who won the cup for Sunderland in 1973 and famously galloped onto the Wembley pitch at the end to celebrate what was a famous win for the underdogs. I find that statue interesting, because as Tony …

Arsenal v Sunderland: difficult years for the opposition on and off the pitch



By Bulldog Drummond Next up we have third tier Sunderland in the League Cup quarter-final at 7.45 on Tuesday.  The match, although not part of the season ticket package, is sold out – which aside from the enthusiasm of Sunderland supporters to see their team, reflects well on the ongoing Arsenal policy of very low …