2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,900 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 32 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the…

Match Review

Controversy from the very start as former Arsenal player Alex Song seemed to score a perfect volley following a corner only for it to be disallowed. Everyone leapt in the air to celebrate including us (belatedly) only to see Santi Cazorla and other players running and continuing playing. We were probably the few people in…

Dog S*** Alley

After leaving the pub in high spirits we headed to the stadium. We braved dog s*** alley – yes, this is what the fans actually call it and we did see some – and the local east London streets until we found ourselves at Upton Park.

Away Day!

On way to my first Premier League away game. We are off to West ham and it is definitely going to be different to what I am used to at the Emirates. It should be a tough game but a win would maybe take us up to 4th. Score prediction: 1-2 to Arsenal

Chelsea are Vincible

As an Arsenal fan I was starting to get a bit worried about Chelsea not losing this season and they were the closest team to do it since that incredible Arsenal team of 2003-04. But along came Newcastle, who Jose Mourinho has always struggled against and they somehow managed to hold on with 10 men.…