ARSENAL SIGN EDDIE TO 5 YEARS, SUMMER OFF TO A FLYING START – Le Grove – The Arsenal Opinion Blog

Writing about Arsenal post-season is really tough for the first few weeks. It’s like finishing a boxing match (I’ve never fought a boxing match). You’ve prepped, fought all the rounds, now it’s over (I probably got knocked out) and you have to work out what’s next. Thankfully, this writer numbness is being perked up by … Read more

THE BIG DATA BLOG – PATH FORWARD IS CLEAR – Le Grove – The Arsenal Opinion Blog

Good morning! I’m a bit late to the party today, football is exhausting sometimes, so is writing, tweeting and, podcasting. If I were on Facebook pre-2010, I’d have a text status update that said ‘Humph’ because that’s the sort of attention seeker I am. Talk about first world problems, right? Arsenal finished the season by … Read more

Best Gameweek 38 picks, Salah, and what to do with Arsenal and Villa assets

Q: Since Spurs, Chelsea and Leicester have excellent fixtures and Manchester City and Liverpool are fighting it out on the final day for the title, can you suggest a combined top three players to target from these five teams on the final day for someone who is chasing in a mini-league? (@appshaank) A: Since you … Read more

SHOCKING WHITE FLAG PERFORMANCE GIVES CLARITY TO WEAKNESSES – RUTHLESS PATH FORWARD NEEDED – Le Grove – The Arsenal Opinion Blog

Arsenal bowed out of the running for the Top 4 race in a meek fashion. We didn’t show up. The players were too nervous. They bottled the biggest night of their careers and I don’t think anyone left that field feeling good about what they offered up. Newcastle were superb, we can’t deny that, they … Read more

Wood injury latest as Arsenal concede advantage to Spurs in top-four race

We round up the key Fantasy Premier League (FPL) talking points from Newcastle United v Arsenal in our Scout Notes summary. The graphics below are taken from LiveFPLRagabolly’s excellent and ever-improving website, and our own Premium Members Area. ARSENAL DROP POINTS An own goal from Ben White (£4.6m) and a Bruno Guimaraes (£5.0m) strike helped … Read more

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – THE MOST IMPORTANT 3 POINTS OF THE SEASON – Le Grove – The Arsenal Opinion Blog

Let’s have a little pep talk before we get into this blog. You… yes YOU need to pick yourself up off of the ground. All this crying on the internet that you think we’re going have a bad day is weak sauce. It’s low-fat mayonnaise on a plant-based-meat alternative kebab. It’s asking the Doner Operator … Read more

GEORDIE CUP FINAL – Le Grove – The Arsenal Opinion Blog

Welcome to Saturday; let’s talk about some things. I do find it quite incredible that there is a certain section of the fanbase that think refereeing decisions aren’t of interest and shouldn’t be part of the conversation. The referee that sent off Rob Holding for a shoulder barge, let Harry Kane get away with this. … Read more