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Sweet Caroline My Arsenal The Changing Crowd

By Boris Mellor
June 5 2018

The playing of Sweet Caroline at the Emirates, and the near insurrection (according to an hysterical and hypocritical press) at West Ham, and the increase in the apathy of Football crowds reminds me of a US book on the subject. The book is broad based, but bear with me it does have relevance to modern sport and especially football.... More >

Arsenal Break Club Record at Leicester Player Ratings

Really exciting, open, end to end game with a lot of chances. Unfortunately we aren't great, particularly defensively, and allowed Leicester to score some pretty cheap goals We cur... More >

Arsenal Famous Five Player Ratings As Burnley Sporting Fans

I could write a lot about Arsene's last game ever at the Emirates, but most of it has been said, even if some of it is completely inaccurate. For example the Independent credited A... More >

Wenger Legacy Shambolic End Player Ratings Chambers MotM

Poor defending, and toothless attackers, with meandering midfielders saw Wenger lose his 250th game in Europe, and any hope of a European trophy die. The only top manager not to ha... More >

Mavropanos MotM Ratings v Man U

I think most of us expected another 8-2 after we saw the teams but that could've been a lot, lot worse. We almost came away with a point against a much better side, and the youngst... More >

Europe semi final means only one thing Player Ratings

Yes it was that time again, lots of flags, crowd geared up and then a defender falls on their bum and it all goes down the toilet. It wasn't exactly deja vu, the last time it happe... More >

They Didn't Come to Bury Wenger

The happy crowd had not come to bury Wenger, the intention was to praise him, it was a sunny day at The Arsene Wenger Stadium, recently renamed by Paul Merson. There was a holiday ... More >

Arsenal sleep walk to sixth Player Ratings

I think its fairly obvious that nobody at the club gave a toss about this match. That was reflected in the line up and the performance. The defence really let us down today. No Ram... More >

Welbeck Makes It Ten Player Ratings

Should've been a routine second leg performance against a poor CSKA side, but we didn't get going and invited CSKA into the game, but finally started playing for the last half an h... More >

Welbeck MotM v Saints Player Ratings

When a spirited Southampton side fighting relegation and featuring Shane Long, and a complacent and heavily rotated Arsenal side came head-to-head, it was always going to be an ope... More >