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15 Jul 2021 17:59:07
Hoping these Tammy Abraham rumours aren't true. If he can't secure a spot as a forward at the current Chelsea, I'm not sure he's good enough. They haven't exactly got a prolific goal scorer.

{Ed002's Note - Tammy Abraham (S) Was asked to sign a contract extension but is being a bit of a prima donna and a bitch which the club won't tolerate so the club will let him leave in the summer. Potential option for Wolves and Aston Villa but both have preferred options. West Ham have a huge list of potential striker options and have repeatedly failed to resolve their issue - they may come in to play. Borussia Dortmund asked Chelsea about his availability but it seems unlikely even though they have missed out on their preferred option. Newcastle, Arsenal and Milan may provide a wildcard options but Milan has preferred targets. Is being offered around.}


1.) 16 Jul 2021 03:40:42
Rsharpe, as a Chelsea supporter I do think heโ€™s been underused. Heโ€™s certainly not the finished article, but he does score goals (even if it takes 3-4 chances) he was our top scorer this year after a pretty decent last year and a great year in the championship.


2.) 16 Jul 2021 00:16:41
Reminds me a little of Welbeck. What do you think his level is Ed? Mid-table-ish?

{Ed002's Note - Ideal for Arsenal then.}


3.) 16 Jul 2021 11:44:41
Behave Ed we're currently joint top!


 

 

20 Dec 2018 22:38:51
I'm not trying to put a downer on things but after 17 games:

2018/19 - 34 points
2017/18 - 30 ponts
2016/17 - 34 points
2015/16 - 37 points

We're there or therabouts where we've been for the previous 4 seasons. No better and no worse really.


1.) 21 Dec 2018 04:23:06
At least we are on an upward trend from last year.


2.) 21 Dec 2018 09:30:16
I'm not sure that's how trends work Steve ๐Ÿ˜‚

At this point, I'm not saying change wasn't needed. I'm not denying the fact that some players appear to be putting in a slightly harder shift. I'm simply saying that the change in manager hasn't yet changed our points tally, which is what matters at the end of a season.


3.) 21 Dec 2018 09:50:49
We have stopped the downward trend that's for sure
37
34
30
What would it be this season without change 28?

This is the toughest premier league top 4 battle I can ever remember, long gone are the days where United Chelsea Arsenal were sinply formalities and the only question was who would join them.
Our problem was we became subconsciously top 4 content and happy as we were which allowed others to catch then overtake and leave us behind.


4.) 21 Dec 2018 16:54:49
i don't think as fans we were subconsiouly content with top 4, medeocraty has been drummed in to us! its only the last couple years where we would really appreciate a top 4 finish as an achievement. Before that we always thought we had a chance of winning at the start of the season. it was only a few seasons ago we were having debates about whether we could win the league with giroud as our main striker, not just make top 4, top 4 was a given and since we've had sanchez and now lacca and auba all much better strikers in a goal scoring sence, but ironically our teams and points gained have declined.


5.) 21 Dec 2018 18:09:08
Eden, we are scoring as many as Liverpool but letting in as many as the teams in the relegation zone. Tells you where we are struggling.


6.) 21 Dec 2018 18:35:58
Scrapping the bottom of the barrel there g62 by referring to that as a "trend". The reality is we're a couple of games better AND worse off than we have been in the previous 3 seasons.

I concede that we need 2 or 3 seasons to evaluate how much better off we are under current management. I'm not rushing to judgement either way, because on the face of things, we're exactly where we have been (on average) .


7.) 21 Dec 2018 19:44:24
What is a trend Sharpie?
A pattern on a grath that is either consistently stagnant upward or downward.
It's way to early for Arsenal under Dick to establish any sort of real trend of its own.
But the figure you provided from before Dick arrived unquestionably show a year on year downward trend.
37 34 30 speaks for itself, we were going nowhere at best and backwards at worst
Let's look again in May because then we can make a better comparison between Dicks first full season and Arsenes 20th 21st and 22nd seasons.


8.) 21 Dec 2018 20:09:06
You've answered your own question mate: "It's way to early for Arsenal under Dick to establish any sort of real trend of its own. " So while I am fully aware of what a trend is, I wouldn't be calling that a trend.

I wasn't the one that brought trend into the conversation. I am simply stating that we are no better or no worse off than we have been in the previous 3 seasons.

I see people on this site, prior to our last 2 defeats, lauding Emery for bringing the best out of the players. After the aforementioned two defeats it's all, "it's because he's having to play Wenger's dregs". I'm just adding a little perspective.


9.) 21 Dec 2018 21:01:00
And it's very fair prospective too mate but it's almost impossible to compare 4 months work next to 22 years fairly, I've always said in 3 years we will all know own if Dick is capable of getting us back to where we would like to be.
It's only his fantastically positive start that has sent pulses racing and excitement levels through the roof again.


10.) 22 Dec 2018 17:30:53
Well he isn't working with George Grahams dreggs. He has been in the job 4 month and you can't compare it to someone who had built his team for years and couldn't in the end muster a performance against top four teams, arguably Dick is doing that after 4 months, with wengers dreggs.


11.) 23 Dec 2018 04:27:21
Steve, be pedantic if you must mate, but don't expect any rational person to buy the drivel you're selling.

When it suits, "Emery is getting the best out of the players. He's amazing""

Lose a couple of games and it's back to, "Oh, it's because he's playing with Wenger's dregs. "

Maybe it's just me, but I find this highly hypocritical and disrespectful of a manager that served our club for over two decades. At some point even you have to stop blaming him for the performances of this team.


12.) 23 Dec 2018 14:55:37
Some sing we've got our Arsenal back
While others feel their Arsenal stopped existing last May.

We have always been Arsenal football club but for a while there we seemed to morth into Arsene football club and there were quite a lot of people who liked it that way and are now struggling to identify with an Arsenal that doesn't involve Arsene as their club anymore.
just as some people lost all interest in Arsenal and football completely because of Arsene remaining in charge some have and will drift away because he's no longer on charge.
Some wounds take time to fully heal and although the Arsene in out war is over its going to take time for grudges to be forgotten both ways.


13.) 23 Dec 2018 17:08:12
Sharpe, i'm not hypocritical or disrespectful, i say it as i see it. Dick is working with and trying too correct the obvious wrongs that every man and his dog could see was wrong with the players and the way we played under wenger, that's pretty much fact. Until we get rid of the wenger lagacy we won't see the full Unai Emery team. It still has wenger influences in it good and bad.


14.) 23 Dec 2018 18:15:11
Also Sharpe, i'm not sure i'm selling anything, just having an opinion. Some may disagree with me and that's fine. No that's life.


 

 

11 Aug 2015 09:26:32
This doesn't look good for our Benz push. Not entirely sure who This Jeinny lass is except what it says on her twitter profile:

https://twitter.com/Jeinnylizarazo

{Ed001's Note - was there something other than pictures to see there???? Damn was I meant to read something?}


1.) 11 Aug 2015 12:22:23
I just can't see it happening. Benzema is at Real Madrid who have a high chance of La Liga title and no doubt minimum of a semi final in the Champions League. He also has his France spot to hold down and playing at Real Madrid he will get his chance even though people chirp up that Rafa will play Bale or Ronaldo as the out and out striker leaving Benzema out, can't see that if Benzema plays and plays well he`ll keep his spot surely? Now if he decides to sign for Arsenal his situation changes he now has to adapt to the EPL and all the pressure to perform instantly to win over the Gooners and to hold down a France strikers spot for Euros2016. Of the two choices staying at Real looks more comfortably but hey what do I know.....money may talk but can anyone see Wenger lumping it on Benzema or another top top striker like Lewandowski, Higuain or Llorente? Arsene pays what he feels the price the player is worth and i'm sorry todays market is still on the rise for quality. Keep the faith Gooners we could still have Lord Bedtner or Sanogo within the squad. COYG


2.) 11 Aug 2015 12:26:06
LOL Ed001 - Okay, I'll admit I spent a bit of the afternoon looking at "pictures" ... but then the wife came home and I was forced to read ....

{Ed001's Note - I never even noticed the writing.}


3.) 11 Aug 2015 12:33:07
Sooo I did not get to the reading part on her Twitter , fantastic photos but...


4.) 11 Aug 2015 14:53:04
I'm in love


5.) 11 Aug 2015 14:34:51
Ed001 ... didn't you JUST get married? tut tut

{Ed001's Note - not yet mate, just got engaged, so it is ok. Well so long as the missus never finds out anyway ;o)


6.) 11 Aug 2015 16:23:12
Ed001, I'm sure Ed002 will tell her. Women tend to stick together when it comes to wandering eyes. Anywho ... never really expected this post to become a Jeinny lovefest. It was honestly posted for the editorial.

Think I'll go have another "read" now ... you know, just in case I missed anything on the first go.

{Ed001's Note - luckily Ed002 is away on holibobs at the moment....}


7.) 11 Aug 2015 17:31:21
They all look like that after 12 pints but a word of warning don't do a sleep over. One way by night and completely and totally unrecognisable way by day.


8.) 11 Aug 2015 23:20:19
i love how twitter works and all these closet ITK;s who come out with their deadline ultimatums and unlimited medicals.

i do use twitter but for the sake of sanity mostly for banter and less for transfer.

but i did see some italian journalist tweet being retweetd.

not a direct quote but something like this.

tweet 1 : benzema to sign on sunday or monday

tweet 2 : benzema in london for medical

tweet 3 : benzema deal agreed ( one week after he was to sign)

tweet 4 : been told that man city and bayern want benzema

tweet 5 : benzema wants arsenal and will have talks with guardiola and wenger

tweet 6 : wenger has spoken to benzema and its up to arsenal to pay

well you get the drift.

what i'm wondering is how does he know soo quickly what wenger and benzema discussed? does wenger tweet secretly?

maybe wengers handle is notarsenewenger? and benzema is notbenzema?

its just a shame to see soo many headless chickens being directed to the slaughter house.


9.) 12 Aug 2015 00:45:08
Ha ha g62 like always say I have never gone to bed with an ugly woman but Jesus I have woken up with a fair few.


 

 

 

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02 Aug 2021 18:15:32
I'd like to see someone like Emerson of Real Betis fill the RB position. Don't think he'll be cheap though.


1.) 02 Aug 2021 20:26:52
Got a game of Golf on tomorrow mate, hope I don't get the munchies and take the buggy out on the M25๐Ÿ˜.


2.) 02 Aug 2021 21:25:12
M25 is a long way from Northampton mate ๐Ÿ™ƒ.


3.) 02 Aug 2021 22:44:02
See if you can find Kane while you are driving round Raver. Spurs have lost him, I believe he has a dust allergy and your trophy cabinet is causing him issues.


 

 

30 Jul 2021 18:30:30
Wesley! Where's the announcement?


1.) 30 Jul 2021 18:44:15
Arsenal haven't signed anyone yet Sharpe. Last signing was Ben White, a long time ago.


2.) 30 Jul 2021 19:09:59
Really? Am I living in the twilight zone? I only just found out!


3.) 31 Jul 2021 15:33:05
It was announced as soon as the signing happened.


 

 

29 Jul 2021 23:39:15
What do you think goes through a players mind when he sees speculation of his club in the transfer market for his position?

Leno for example. ; what's he thinking about all the Ramsdale fuss?

For most of us, when our bosses start looking for people in our position, we're bricking it. Do footballers even care with all the money they earn?


1.) 30 Jul 2021 00:05:12
My guess is Lenos first instinct is that he would feel offened.

Next will be the natural fight or flight response where he either sets out to prove people wrong or looks for somewhere he is more appropriated .

Everyone likes a fighter who comes back better than ever.


2.) 30 Jul 2021 14:19:14
You also have to consider the probability that he has expressed his intention to move on for whatever reasons. So he could well be in the know before these rumours hit the papers. We just donโ€™t know.


 

 

13 Jul 2021 07:03:28
England fans, cheer up and remember, you can always tell your grandkids you were there when you managed to scrape a draw against Scotland.

Joke aside, great tournament and well done.


1.) 13 Jul 2021 20:32:38
I was hoping I could tell the grandkids I saw us draw against the Euro winners on their turf. Now itโ€™s just not the same story. ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ.


 

 

10 Jul 2021 07:46:01
Hey raver, if they're still doing the jabs at Stadium spud, maybe you should go. At least you'll see a few shots go in this season.


1.) 10 Jul 2021 15:26:01
Spurs fired blanks last season with no manager at the end and still finished above you lot sharpie, BEEP I'm having my shots right now in a leafy pub garden in Hertfordshire ๐Ÿ˜Ž.


 

 

 

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17 Jan 2021 16:13:14
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26 Sep 2020 21:09:12
This is now taking the biscuit! Which one of you arrogant feckers is responsible for getting involved in the Partey transfer and screwing it up?


 

 

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09 Aug 2019 14:45:41
Lol G62!


 

 

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07 Aug 2019 20:15:06
Mala, here's a treat for you mate

1/ 2 cup organic flour
1/ 2 cup organic rolled oats
1 jar strained carrot baby food
1 jar chicken baby food

Mix into a dough, roll out to 1/ 2 inch thickness, cut into squares, and bake in oven at 175C for 30 minutes.

Made this for my pup but had some the other night when I got the munchies. Quite tasty.


 

 

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07 Aug 2019 19:21:11
Hello BG, GB, SLB, and Pepe! Was wondering where you'd buggered off to. Thought maybe you were on hols. How you doing mate?

Stoner's kicking about. Saw him post a few days ago on the banter page.


 

 

 

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02 Aug 2021 19:45:59
So it's not just me then wondering what the feck is going on with this nonsense.


 

 

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02 Aug 2021 18:21:39
If only you were as funny as you think you are.


 

 

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30 Jul 2021 19:09:59
Really? Am I living in the twilight zone? I only just found out!


 

 

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28 Jul 2021 16:17:33
G62, they have loads of sunshine in Malta, or so I've heard.


 

 

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28 Jul 2021 14:03:32
I come here for the analogies! I was beside myself when you went AWOL for a while there, G62.