This is the problem, however. If Arsenal hired Allegri, they’d replace a manager known for his intellect and player-friendly style with a similar style of manager. The biggest difference is Allegri can adjust his tactics and style to react to situations but this would not be the drastically different style that Arsenal need. The players… Continue reading Can Juventus’ Allegri Replace Arsenal’s Wenger? – Arsenal Insider
Anyone who saw Bellerin sitting on that pitch knew he was in another world and needed to come off. However, what if his case was less clear? What if he had taken a blow to the head but looked and acted somewhat normal? What would have happened? Read more here.
I am pleased to share that starting, well, this week I will have a new column on the great soccer website By Far The Greatest Team. My column, entitled From the Touchline, takes different games from around Europe and analyzes the coaching decisions made in the game. Going beyond just the knee-jerk analysis of what worked… Continue reading My New Soccer Column – From the Touchline on BFTGT
This 5th Round tie thusly shapes up as one for the ages. Will Doswell try to unnerve Wenger by breaking out his vapor pipe during the pre-match handshake? Or will he save it for when his team goes ahead and he lighters it up Red Auerbach victory celebration style? Read more here.
The transfer away of Gunnersaurus continues the troubling Arsenal trend of transferring top talent in exchange for a large fee, regardless of the impact on the locker room. Arsenal fans are still smarting over the departure of Cesc Fabregas and Robin Van Persie, among others, who found immense success for rivals. Only time will tell… Continue reading Tales from the Top Flight: Gunnersaurus Transferred to China
I am happy to report that I will be contributing in the future to Tales from the Top Flight, a great site that takes a "lighthearted" look at the Premier League and its major issues. My debut article is on Eddie Howe and how Bournemouth's past week (loss to Millwall, blowing a lead against Arsenal)… Continue reading New Story on Tales from the Top Flight re: Eddie Howe