Tottenham Hotspur and the Curious Curse of Wembley Stadium

Tottenham Hotspur and the Curious Curse of Wembley Stadium

Wembley- The Home of English Football. From Alf Ramsey lifting the first (and last) World Cup Trophy for the three lions in 1966 to Diego Maradona dazzling the 1986 World Cup Finale; from Ronald Koeman's cracking European League winner against Sampdoria in 1992 to Rene Higuita's unbelievable scorpion kick in 1995; Wembley has seen it all. Earlier in the season, Tottenham and the FA agreed for the Cockerels to host their European games at Wembley for 2016-17 season. Furthermore, the …
Arsenal in a Wenger Dilemma

Arsenal in a Wenger Dilemma

An Arsenal fan joked that he had expected to get drawn against Bayern Munich or Barcelona in the fifth round of the FA Cup, such was the feeling of Deja-vu for Gunners fans. It's quite apt that with it recently being Groundhog Day, that Arsenal are looking like they are about to live through a seeming repeat of the last ten years. The defeat a couple of weeks back to Chelsea was expected by most onlookers, partly down to the current strength …
Should Ozil be Dropped by Arsene Wenger?

Should Ozil be Dropped by Arsene Wenger?

Another season, same old Arsenal has become a cliche.  Out of the title race and all but out of the Champions League in the R-16 stage for the seventh year running. The standout performer for Arsenal this season has been Alexis Sanchez without a shadow of a doubt and by some distance. There has also been growing concerns about their other talisman, Mesut Ozil. Ozil this season has been a mere shadow of his former self. Often looking disinterested, jaded …
Sutton United Vs Arsenal Preview | FA Cup 5th Round

Sutton United Vs Arsenal Preview | FA Cup 5th Round

“We, as a club, have never experienced such a huge demand for tickets…Clearly the demand for this game was unprecedented in all categories.” – Bruce Elliott, Chairman, Sutton United Sometimes truth is indeed stranger than fiction and this weekend of FA Cup is something of that sort. The weekend fixtures will feature eight Premier League sides, four Championship sides, two from League One, and two from the National League. One of those National League sides – Sutton United, have never …
Arsene Wenger should leave on a high but his time has come

Arsene Wenger should leave on a high but his time has come

Arsene Wenger's career is seemingly coming to an end at Arsenal with his contract set to expire at the end of the season. So far there has been no indication of an extension and form in the new year has not helped his case. It's become common place to put your money on Arsenal finishing in fourth place and you'd be forgiven. They always seem to secure Champions League football but fail to challenge for the title in the final …
Arsenal v Hull City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Arsenal v Hull City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

This weekend will see Arsene Wenger's Arsenal take on a resurgent Hull City side at the Emirates before their Champions League last 16 fixture against Bayern Munich. Arsenal are in dire straits at the moment. After a positive start to 2017, the Gunners have capitulated in the Premier League again with two back to back defeats - at home to Watford and away at Stamford Bridge raising familiar questions about their mentality or a lack thereof to sustain a title …
Preston North End vs Arsenal - FA Cup Third Round Preview

Preston North End vs Arsenal - FA Cup Third Round Preview

The FA Cup third round is one of the most anticipated weekends of the footballing calendar and this year will be no different. One of the standout fixtures is Arsenal's trip to face Preston North End at Deepdale. Only one division separates the two clubs and there will be confidence that the home side can get something out of the game, whether that will be progression or a replay. They are doing well in the Championship and managing to compete …
Why Liverpool Are Right In Not Pursuing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Why Liverpool Are Right In Not Pursuing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

While the world was preparing for the new year celebrations, and Liverpool were preparing for a footballing marathon, the transfer rumour mills that are seemingly always turning and churning through up an interesting combination – Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverool, in January. The rumour claimed that Liverpool were interested due to Coutinho’s continued absence and especially due to the absence of Sadio Mane throughout the month of January as he will be away on national duty. It went on to claim …
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