‘Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.’
Those were wise words from Alexander Pope; however, he never got to experience the wrath of the modern football fan, who shall not be scorned by perceived below-par performances and results.
Expectations are a funny thing in football. Most fans
You could almost smell the gun powder in the air at the Emirates last Sunday, with the Arsenal faithful on the brink of an explosion, as they watched their team huff and puff against Crystal Palace. And as soon as Granit Xhaka’s number was displayed by the pitchside referee, the
By Gaurav Partap Singh | Edited by Kabir Ali
For Arsenal fans, the Europa League final at Baku was an all too familiar sight. Seeing their attractive football and determination push them for so long, only to fall short of the finish line. Serial Europa League winner Unai Emery was left
How and why did things get so difficult for Sarri and Emery?
The pressure at the top of the Premier League to achieve instant results and progress is at an all-time high; the price for failure to provide this has major financial implications which in turn affects what happens on the
After two successive defeats to begin their season, Arsenal have well and truly found their feet and turned things around. The 13 games following their defeat at the hands of Chelsea have given the footballing community a glimpse of what can be expected from Emery-ball. There has been no looking
Well, that was a game and a half!
The Premier League produced yet another classic as Arsenal defeated Cardiff 3-2 at the Cardiff City stadium. On paper many expected Arsenal to win. Cardiff are new comers in the league and they had not scored a league goal until this match.
If someone thought the 2-2 draw between Chelsea and Arsenal was entertaining at the Emirates last year, they need to look at this match. Arsenal may have lost 3-2 on the day but there were some good signs for Unai Emery and his men.
A lot has changed since last season