Category Archives: Football – Arsenal

Just whose side are you on?

To cut a long discourse on this topic short – such friendly interaction at half-time in the enemy’s stinking ‘wet dreams’ cauldron during a (one-sided) rivalry match is deemed to be fraternizing with the enemy, especially when the other side … Continue reading

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Arsenal – Stoke City: postmatch comments

We are privileged to have Jeremy Lim again to share his views on the Stoke City game played last Sunday at the Britannia Stadium. Of course, we missed the curtain-raiser at the Emirates when the Gunners hosted Sunderland but from … Continue reading

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Do the Gunners really need Nuri Şahin?

With Arsène Wenger’s revelation earlier this week that the Arsenal expects to sign two more players, the anticipated Nuri Şahin loan-deal from Real Madrid has since veered wildly from various media sources claiming that he had finally inked the deal … Continue reading

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Robin van Persie –> Man Ure

(were you wiping your nose on that Gunners’ crest? yuck)  Sometimes, things don’t play out as one would expect. By dropping the bombshell on the Arsenal that he expected his transfer to be as fuss-free as possible and to be … Continue reading

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¡Santi Cazorla – Bienvenido al Arsenal FC!

Sometimes, maybe all Arsène Wenger needed was only a swift kick to the butt to make sure that he signs the right players. I was also musing about the fact that it’s probable that Robin van Persie did and said … Continue reading

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Arsenal vs Malaysia XI 2012 (Stadium Bukit Jalil – 9.45pm, 24 July 2012)

For this entry, hitherto unprecedented in Leidartikel’s history, we feature a guest blogger and fellow Arsenal fan who would be providing his insight into the Arsenal vs. Malaysia XI match which was held at the Bukit Jalil Stadium on 24 … Continue reading

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Arsenal Away Kit 2012 / 2013

I’ve just received an email from Arsenal Direct this afternoon and have been presented with a glimpse of the Arsenal’s new away kit for 2012/2013 – Conspicuously missing from the above picture is the current captain whom I hope expect … Continue reading

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The curse of Arsenal captains – Robin van Persie

To Gooners everywhere, don’t feel bitter at Robin van Persie’s decision to quit the club. I had hoped that he was someone really special. It turns out that he’s only human. I had told colleagues at work that he was … Continue reading

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Arsenal – Malaysia tour 2012

Regarding my earlier post, I’ve just bought my ticket for the upcoming Arsenal match against Malaysia XI on 24 July 2012 at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium from Nike Store at KLCC yesterday – The tickets were priced at RM58, … Continue reading

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Robin van Persie – Protracted summer looks likely again

I’m not going to link you to any sports site discussing about this topic as it is already quite widely known that contract talks with the Arsenal about extending RvP’s contract had not reached a favourable conclusion. Plus, the media … Continue reading

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