The day had finally come. We awoke from our footballing hibernation for the first day of the season. The sleeping giant of Arsenal awoke and stood over Sunderland. We landed a few significant blows, however the knockout blow eluded us. There was enough firepower from our boys however to justify […]

Arsenal show promise in stalemate: Arsenal 0-0 Sunderland

Barring miracles or divine intervention in the Champions League or Premier League, Arsenal will finish without a trophy for a seventh straight season. After the body blow of a Milan mauling, it was cold afternoon in the north-west that was our undoing in the FA Cup. Now there is nothing […]

Another empty year: Sunderland 2-0 Arsenal

After being up in seventh heaven when we disposed of Blackburn so comprehensively, we were brought back to earth to an uncomfortable cold winter’s afternoon in the North-East against a team of tenaciously tough Tynesiders. It was never going to be a walk in the park. Just as we looked […]

Supersubs save the day: Sunderland 1-2 Arsenal

Arsenal finally struck a chord with a 2-1 over Sunderland, which brought music to the ears. By no means were we always hitting the right notes, and at times it was a one man Van Persie band. It was mostly smooth sailing, but at times there were some rough patches […]

Captain Vantastic: Arsenal 2-1 Sunderland