It’s the transfer window and it is widely accepted that Arsenal need to improve the spine of the team. However I’m growing tired of seeing the club linked to every striker, centre-back, keeper and central midfielder on the planet. This article is called ‘more than just a position’ and...
After watching some of the best collective performances this year with Bayern Munich’s and Brazil’s total pressing whilst keeping a disciplinary structure and beating arguably one of the most memorable teams the world has ever seen – both Barcelona and Spain – the defeated Spaniards came unstuck against the...
Growing up, the Arsenal I knew was a successful, cup winning, and league title challenging team of Invincibles. By the time I’d reached the ripe old age of 18 and football banter at school had transfigured to insightful discussions at the pub, Arsenal were well in to their 8-year baron...
Arsenal have had a £20million bid rejected by Bayer Leverkusen for midfielder Lars Bender, according to German publication Express. The report from the German player suggests Leverkusen have told Arsenal he is 'not for sale' at any price. There was an assumption made by many that Lars Bender held a...
At the time of writing Gonzalo Higuaín is closing in on a £22million move to Arsenal. I’ve had a lot of tweets asking me about Higuain, how I felt about the move, how I felt he would fit in etcetera. As I have with other players like Maraoune Fellaini and...
After a hard fought season the Hull City AFC Tigers have finally made it back to the English Premier League.  Hull City finished the season with 79 points and 24 wins, second in both to only, Cardiff City.  Hull City might not have stellar numbers like their 13th best...
Last week Arsenal were heavily linked with Marouane Fellaini after The Times suggested the club were favourites to sign the Belgian ahead of Chelsea, Manchester United and other suitors. When I first heard of interest I took it with a pinch of salt and moved on. Then I remembered...
Within the ergonomics and ever-changing systems of productivity in the tactical world of football, new formulas and principles are constantly fabricated by managers and players alike in pursuit of being one step ahead of the opposition. The compendium of tactics and strategies has evolved over time from the initial, ridiculously...
I’ve tweeted endlessly about how Lars Bender would be one of my most desired transfers of this window, many people ask me what makes him such a special player – so I decided to blog. Standing at 6ft and at 24 years of age, the first thing you will notice...
It has become apparent that Arsène Wenger has in the region of £70million to spend on transfers this summer and the thought of the players that could be brought in with that money has Arsenal fans drooling. As always though, negativity finds a way to manifest itself, and this time...