O90 – Analysis – Arsenal 0 – 2 West Ham

West Ham travelled North for their 2015-16 season opener having not won at the Emirates in eight years. But with industry and neat finishing, they left with a 2-0 victory, leaving Arsenal to wonder where, outside of Alexis Sanchez, a cutting edge for them might lie. Slaven Bilic’s side set up to pack the midfield, […]

Key Player Focus: Ramsay v Aston Villa

With Sanchez a late withdrawal from the starting XI and Mesut Ozil in ho-hum form and under fire, Aaron Ramsay arguably stands as Arsenal’s most important attacking player. This isn’t really saying much, he generally is crucial to the success of Arsene Wenger’s team, providing sensible passing, elusive touches, turns and dribbling, and garnishing it […]

Theo in the Middle

Arsenal ran out comfortable 3-0 winners in yesterdays FA Community Shield. Manchester City, their weakened and disinterested opponents, were brushed aside with relative ease and, though any conclusions drawn from the result would be as tangible as a sub-Saharan mirage, the promising signs were there for Arsenal. Aaron Ramsey looked confident and hungry. Alexis Sanchez […]