Tag: manchester united

Arsenal’s long old summer continues…

July 7, 2011 30 Comments by Sian

After about three months of willing the season to end as Arsenal Arsenalled their way into their usual end-of-season position, I don’t think anyone could have anticipated quite how long the summer would feel. Then again, you never can, can you? Summer in the UK at least is certainly being longed out by the fabulous [...]

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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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And then there was one for the Arsenal.

March 13, 2011 31 Comments by Sian

Ugh. So, we’re now out of the FA Cup as well as the Carling Cup and the Champions League. It’s probably worth pointing out that this little anecdote that was trotted out over and over again throughout the match is a bit misleading. Yes we’d lost our place in two trophies in the space of [...]

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A chat with the other side…

March 12, 2011 No Comments by Sian

Hello everyone, We play Manchester United at Old Trafford in a minute. Here is a little preview I did with United fansite ‘Red Flag Flying High’. Ugh, can’t believe I just said those words! You wait until I get him back and make him do an interview with me where he has to plug it [...]

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Beaten away, Mrs Doubtfire's face and a Snowman in Yorkshire

December 14, 2010 19 Comments by Sian

Just as I am getting a bit fed up writing the same things about mentality and desire and blah-blah-blah, so must poor Jack Wilshere be getting sick to the back teeth of tweeting the same kind of things. It’s getting a bit tiresome now. We lost 1-0, we deserved to lose 1-0 (and no more [...]

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Champions League football means you might have to play champions. Duh.

December 10, 2010 5 Comments by Sian

So, we qualified for the next round of the Champions League on Wednesday… as if there was ever any doubt. The performance was well below parĀ and Partizan equalising was not at all a part of the plan given that we needed to win our match to be sure of anything. 3-1 was the eventual result, [...]

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