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Walcott puts himself in shop window. Player Ratings v WBA

By Matty Sadler
May 24 2015

One thing that pleased me is that, to begin with, West Brom set themselves up just like Swansea and Sunderland, with lots of bodies defending their penalty area. Walcott's pace and movement saw him get into one of the few spaces in the box to turn and smash in the early opener. That basically rendered Albion's tactics useless. Provided Wenger would actually be willing to make a substitution/ tacti... More >

Same Old Arsenal Ratings v Sunderland

This was basically the Swansea match all over again. Fortunately they didn't get a smash-and-grab winner this time, though Steven Fletcher came very close twice. We failed to hit t... More >

Ramsey MotM Lucky Arsenal Player Ratings

Woeful is putting it kindly, to be honest. Somehow Arsenal managed to escape with a point though and I'd have took that before the game. Wenger has to stop playing people out of po... More >

Return of the Crab. Player Ratings

I thought we were past games like this, but here we are again. Swansea were deep, compact and kept men behind the ball, and allowed us to pass the ball sideways along the penalty a... More >

Can Arsenal Win League Next Year?

After last night's scintillating display the inevitiable question arises can Arsenal win the league next year, having now failed for the last ten. Merlion looks back at what went w... More >

Nil nil to the Chelsea. Player ratings

Chelsea came with the intention of parking the bus and unfortunately for us it worked. We dominated the first half and the end of the second half but were unable to really create a... More >

Never change a winning team Player ratings

I'm never a fan of changing a winning team unless it is absolutely unavoidable. Taking out three of our back five, and putting in a goalkeeper who hasn't played since March, a righ... More >

Who was your MotM Coq or Oz? Player Ratings

Thanks to a coach driver going round in circles in London's West End,  I only saw the last 20 minutes of this game (At least I saw a Waterloo Sunset, about 4 times). in the 20... More >

Le Coq MotM? Player ratings v Liverpool

Arsenal battered Liverpool at the start of the first half but failed to score, and looked like we may live to regret it as Liverpool grew into the game and started creating chances... More >

One Knee to the Arsenal Ospina MotM

Arsenal shaded the game at Newcastle by a knee, Giroud’s knee to be precise, the knee that got the first of his two first half goals. I watched the match at the Arsenal on th... More >