Category: The Club
Arsenal Emergency Press Conference. March 31st, 2013. Easter Sunday…
An Invinciblog visual tribute to Arsenal legend David “Rocky” Rocastle. (March 31, 2013 is the 12th anniversary of Rocky’s death, at the age 33, of non-Hodgkins lymphoma.)
Arsenal Inc. seems to have forgotten to include an essential material in the building of their Emirates Empire. Is it too late?
Invinciblog takes an in-depth look at the challenges facing Arsenal.
“We play football the Arsenal way…” has been a constant source of pride for us Gooners throughout the years, no doubt. Fast paced, attacking, free flowing, possession footy was Arsene Wenger’s gift, not only to AFC but to the entire EPL. For a century prior to the Frenchman’s arrival on the shores of Ol’ Blighty, possession was commonly defined by hoof, cross, head tactics in English football. I fondly remember sitting in my season ticket seats circa 1983 and cheering as the likes of Pat Jennings, Tony Adams, Kenny Sansom, Danny O’Shea, Tony Woodcock and Stewart Robson trotted on to the tiny Highbury pitch. And yes, aside from a diminutive but fleet footed recent acquisition, the Scottish sprite Charlie Nicholas, we hoofed, crossed and headed our way to our then usual 6th place finish under the stewardship of Terry Burton. Aside from a few thrashings we dished out, such as a 6-1 mauling of Villa and an oh so glorious 4-2 dispatching of the arch scum, we pretty much earned our moniker of boring, 1-0 to the Arsenal. The early 80’s could be considered the pinnacle of Arsenal mediocrity, living in the shadow of a dominant scouser squad and we … Read More »