The armband – does it mean anything?


As I touched on in my article last week: with Robin van Persie surely set to leave Arsenal this summer, the club is about to face yet another change in captaincy, with the Dutch striker having only replaced Cesc Fabregas as skipper a year ago. I suggested Bacary Sagna as a replacement in my last […]

Player Profile – Thierry Henry, A Gunner Forever


Thierry Henry Position: Striker Age: 34 Birth Date: Aug 17, 1977   Birth Place: Paris, France Height: 1.85m (6’1″)          Weight: 83.2 kg (183 lbs) Thierry Henry has returned to play for the Gunners on loan from the New York Red Bulls of MLS. He will be leaving on February 16th to return to start pre-season training […]

Van Persie Dodges Silver Bullet


  Okay, you can all relax now. Turns out that our hero, Arsenal captain Robin van Persie, will NOT be sanctioned for allegedly throwing an elbow in the face of defender Carlos Cuéllar, after all. Had the Football Association chosen to sanction him, and there certainly seemed to be justification for doing so, the punishment to both […]