Tag: aaron ramsey

Post-Sunderland, pre-Milan, forever Thierry Henry.

February 12, 2012 20 Comments by Sian

There is a painting of Thierry Henry on the outside of the Emirates Stadium. It appeared a couple of summers ago as part of the ‘Arsenalisation’ of our new home. It was the one we were concerned we’d have to form a human chain around when Ireland played there shortly after the handball incident that [...]

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Reactions, Ramsey, relationships and rotten days.

January 15, 2012 18 Comments by Sian

Swansea City 3 – 2 Arsenal Alright here’s the deal. In May 1998 I woke up one morning and watched this team called Arsenal (who?) win this trophy shaped like a head with big ears, against a team dressed as bar codes. I know that at the time I’d seen this strange team in red [...]

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Better, Arsenal. Better.

October 23, 2011 20 Comments by Sian

Arsenal 3-1 Stoke City When Louise and Alphonse’s boy was born, I’m sure they never ever thought that their son’s life would go on to be so intensely scrutinised, that his achievements would be so well celebrated, that his failures would be so excessively well enjoyed by those not associated with him, and that his [...]

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Rambo’s Really Late Rescue

October 20, 2011 11 Comments by Sian

OK, twice in two weeks WordPress has eaten my blog. It was a good blog too. I don’t know what its problem is but I hope it ROTS IN HELL IN PIECES. Anyway, here’s a quick and shortened one. Which may or may not post. WE WON! Didn’t look like we were going to and [...]

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And so it continues.

October 3, 2011 17 Comments by Sian

Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Arsenal Well, there goes that unbeaten run then. I’m not sure how to sum up the performance yesterday because it seems opinions are differing all over the place, and since the end of the match yesterday my mind’s been all over the show trying to decide exactly how well/badly we did play. [...]

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Rambo Returns and it’s 1-0 to the Arsenal

May 1, 2011 14 Comments by Sian

I think it’s fair to say there were two feelings among fans going into the match against Manchester United at the Emirates today. One feeling was one of blind terror at knowing that, yes, it was probably absolutely possible we would dominate posession yet somehow lose to one single goal scored by something as freakish [...]

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Arsenal, 2009/2010 – the good, the better and the pretty.

May 18, 2010 11 Comments by Sian

You know when you go on holiday to Disney World and you get to the gate at the front and there’s a perky blonde dressed up as Polly Pocket going “Hi guys! Welcome to Disney! Would you wonderful people like a photo to remember your special day by?” And you’re like “No, it’s my first [...]

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