Post-Watford: Dumb & Ugly

9-17-19Grab the new podcast from iTunesour raw RSS feed or our archive.

2019/20 Arsenal starts looking more and more like 2018/19 Arsenal as they blow a two goal lead to rock-bottom Watford thanks to some suicidal, whipping boy defense. We’ll talk Unai Emery’s lack of identity and the worrying observation that this team simply looks uncoached, plus talk about Arsenal’s over-reliance on the speed game and….ya’ know, all the usual fun things one muses over after a disappointing Arsenal performance.

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Post-Liverpool: Two Steps Forward, Three Steps Back

8-24-19Grab the new podcast from iTunesour raw RSS feed or our archive.

After so much potential shown against Newcastle and then Burnley, Arsenal revert to type against stiffer opposition and drop all three points at Anfield, capitulating to Liverpool 3-1. We’ll debate the pros and cons of David Luis (now that we’ve seen him in action), discuss the setup vs execution debate, and try to evaluate how good Arsenal really can be in the long run when they’re still capable of the same defensive lapses…

Post-Newcastle: Here We Go

8-12-19Grab the new podcast from iTunesour raw RSS feed or our archive.

After a mad but satisfying transfer market dash, Arsenal get off the blocks in the Premier League with an efficient 1-nil road win against Newcastle thanks to an Auba goal and a solid performance by up-and-comers Reiss Nelson and Joe Willock. We’ll give our grade to the summer transfer dealings, discuss where this compares to previous summer business, evaluate the long-term inclusion of players like Willock and Nelson based on the Newcastle win, as well as bemoan the rise of football’s latest evil overlord, VAR…