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The last day or so has finally seen one of the great injustices in this nation’s history overturned. The extent to which the establishment covered up what really happened at Hillsborough has been out in the open for a while now, and nine good people and true delivered the justice denied to so many for […]

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A Hard Day’s Night

It’s after ten. I have just watched West Ham and Barcelona get knocked out of competitions that we no longer have an interest in. I am enjoying their misery as they have enjoyed ours. It’s the way of the football supporter. We should have been celebrating a third FA Cup this season, but we self-destructed […]

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A Midweek Ramble

I see that Wednesday is now referred to as ‘hump day’. Presumably this phrase was invented during a recent international football break. For one reason or another they always give me the hump. The lack of Arsenal matches, the likelihood of injuries, and the ongoing civil war between Gooners makes for a miserable fortnight. The […]

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For those seeking the perfect distraction from the international break Arsenal Ladies open their 2016 WSL campaign on Wednesday evening with a home match against Reading Ladies, at Meadow Park in Borehamwood, kick-off at 7.45pm. The Arsenal kicked off their FA Cup campaign with a victory at Birmingham on penalties at the weekend and will […]

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Young Guns Pipped By Anderlecht It isn’t just the first team who are facing an important few months. Those who subscribe to BT Sport would have been able to witness the under-19s’ slip out of the UEFA Youth League away to a strong Anderlecht side this evening (Tuesday), but they did not go down without […]

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Rather than one major story being out there it looks as though there are a lot of little ones, and so please find a summary of what has caught the eye since Sunday. Nacho Montreal Extends His Contract Back in June I was lucky enough to meet Nacho at the Puma 2015/16 home kit launch. […]

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Well, January has arrived and while the rumour mongers have us linked with a couple of handfuls of ‘targets’ none have yet appeared. Unless of course you include Arsenal Ladies who unveiled a very exciting new arrival in Fara Williams from Liverpool Ladies. The signing of the England international sends out a very strong message […]

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What a strange week this is. A full eight days between fixtures provides a welcome break for tired bodies, but remember that applies equally to Manchester City, moreso in fact since they played on Saturday. Surprise, surprise, Sergio Aguero is going to be fit on Monday! City have missed him in this last break caused […]

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When you have nine players from a squad of twenty-four unavailable you had better have some good young players ready to step up to the first team bench, and possibly a step further. The one time selected youngsters were used this season saw us knocked out of the COCup at Sheffield. In the wake of that […]

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The evening after England played France while matches in Belgium and Germany had to be cancelled. It’s less emotional. The events of last evening will never be forgotten, nor should they. The next time someone looks down their nose at you and talks with a  sneer about ‘football supporters’ do remind them about the night […]

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