Liverpool v. Arsenal Will Shape the Rest of the Season
Liverpool v. Arsenal Will Shape the Rest of the Season

It goes without saying that both the Reds and the Gunners will have much to prove at Anfield on Sunday.  Liverpool are out of the Champions League and will be clawing their way back into contention for a top four finish in the Premier League.  Arsenal will be thirsting to […]

Cesc Fabregas Claims the Armband
Cesc Fabregas Claims the Armband

Every summer sees rampant speculation that Barcelona will finally pull Cesc Fabregas away from Arsenal.  In the lead up to Saturday’s North London Derby, even former Gunner Emmanuel Adebayor once again fueled rumors by saying that if Arsenal fail to qualify for the Champions League, then Fabregas will be on […]

Welcome Back, Arsenal!
Welcome Back, Arsenal!

  If AZ Alkmaar was a foreshadowing, the Gunners did their best to not heed the warning.  Anyone who has watched this team over the past five years knew what was coming, both in the Netherlands and at Upton Park.  It’s just too predictable.  If you expect to lift the […]

No, We Don’t Think Liverpool Are Weak
No, We Don’t Think Liverpool Are Weak

It was a statement game. The Premier League has long been a test of consistency more than quality.  A feature of the last season-plus has been Liverpool’s success against Manchester United, Chelsea, and, to a lesser extent, Arsenal.  Sunday’s 2-0 Anfield win was the third consecutive against the champions in […]

Spurs Feel Big Four Pressure
Spurs Feel Big Four Pressure

Life is tough at the top.  Last year at this stage of the season, Tottenham were propping up the Premier League table.  Coming into this game they actually had a chance to go top with a big win, or at least draw level on points.  Instead, Stoke gave them a […]

Vito Mannone Shows Arsenal What They Have Been Missing
Vito Mannone Shows Arsenal What They Have Been Missing

Roy Hodgson has not taken long to turn Craven Cottage into a difficult place to play.  Far from the day when Lawrie Sanchez was dragging Fulham close to the drop zone, an extremely resolute back four anchored by Brede Hangeland have turned the Cottagers into a difficult proposition. For Arsenal, […]

Emmanuel Adebayor: The Sprint of Self-Deception
Emmanuel Adebayor: The Sprint of Self-Deception

It’s a feature of human nature that we are quick, in the heat of the moment, to see our point of view over another’s.  However, the mature person is able to see, after some introspection, the extent to which he is culpable. Professional athletes often lack this maturity. The lore […]