Arsenal hopes for 2017 and Palace preview

by & filed under News Review.

img_3166

Good morning boys and girls, James here wishing a happy new year to you. Pete did a pretty good job of surmising our 2016 – it felt like a year of ‘what could have been’ – clearly the title was there for the taking last season and after Welbz’s goal against Leicester in February, I had convinced myself we would win the title. There’s no point raking over old ground as it has been done to death, but the capitulation at Old Trafford and limp final third of that season still stings.

(more…)


Goodbye 2016, a few of the most progressive steps Arsenal took this year

by & filed under News Review.

courtesy @allthatchas

courtesy @allthatchas

Happy New Years Eve one and all!

If there’s one thing we can all agree on, 2016 has been much the same as most of the last 10 years when it comes to Arsenal. It’s not so bad you want set yourself on fire on AFTV, but it’s not quite good enough that you start party planning for the Premier League Champions procession that dances through North London. You know we’ll be ok, kicking about top 4, you just know our seasons are more of a routinous process over any attempt at something new or daring.

Wenger had this to say on the year. (more…)