Author: canoncrested

Dear Ramsey, Everyone knew something had to change ..

  It’s the same cycle. We go into a game badly prepared, as expected, execute the plan badly, lose badly, and then our hyper active social media drive commences with players pouring to social media to express how much they feel the pains fans feel. I’m sorry Mesut Ozil, your Instagram post was really nice but what I want to see is you and your colleagues fight on the pitch for the fans that you claim you love. Arsenal players are well groomed and know how to say the perfect things, so Aaron coming out to say we are...

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No Arsene!! Game was lost before the first minute

I’m sorry but I completely disagree with Arsene. We were not technically or tactically at the level requested for the game even before the first minute. I still struggle to understand the team that started the game from a tactical shape perspective and even the personnel selected to execute whatever strategy Wenger thought he was putting in place to win that game. The problem with Arsene is his approach to game management from the start seems to be static. It took him over a decade to try three players at the back and now that he has found it...

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If Xhaka is Batman, who is his Robin??

Post by KingHenrythefif Xhaka – The perfect balance in use of pinpoint accuracy, tough character building and yet, the infamous awkward choices.  Now, in the good fortunes of a historical perspective witnessed in the wake of the switch to a back three towards the end of last season, Granit Xhaka slowly began to stamp his authority in clever pockets of space in between Arsenal’s possession lines, being partnered by Aaron Ramsey at the heart of Arsenal’s midfield in what initially appeared to become a solid foundation to grow optimistic about, heading into a new season, with a new system....

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Arsenal Fan of the Week – @RitaOnwurah

This week we feature the beautiful Rita Onwurah. She goes by the handle @RitaOnwurah on Twitter.  Before we  discover her and her love for Arsenal, we would like to thank @Obisingledigit for featuring on this page in the last week. His entry was very interesting and you can Click Here to read.  Let’s be honest, it’s a hard life being an Arsenal fan. Add the complications of being a vocal female Arsenal fan in heavily chauvinistic environment like ours where folks are quick to dismiss opinions on the basis of gender. you have to put some “respek” to the names...

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Arsenal Fan of The Week – @Obisingledigit

After a near one year hiatus, it’s great to reawaken this page on our blog. Since we featured @MoAmali over a year ago he has gone on to meet Arsene Wenger and bagged himself a Doctorate as well. We are honoured to have featured him and if you still want to read his post on his love for Arsenal, you can find it here http://canoncrested.com/arsenal-fan-of-the-week-moamali/   This week we feature Nnamdi Obinwanne, who goes by the handle @obisingledigit on Twitter. Love him or detest him, he is one of the most influential people on Nigerian Football Twitter. I’m not sure he...

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