The Ramblings Of A Pessimistic Arsenal Fan

League Cup

A Blend Of Youth And Useless

Attitudes to the League Cup have changed. Gone are the days of widespread complaints about Wenger devaluing the competition – it is now used by many clubs as a showcase for their second string, both youngsters and oldsters alike. Us Arsenal fans have become used to watching some unknown […]

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Time For Some Perspective

Being a football fan is really difficult. Those that follow the most successful teams are rarely satisfied as their team must win every game and every trophy in order for them to achieve satisfaction. Then again, the fans that cheer on the others just want their team […]

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Sour Grapes

We lost. In the last minute. We weren’t good enough. We didn’t want to win as much as they did. Simple as that. Yesterday was pretty rubbish from the very start. When I left my house, there was a moment when I wondered whether to take my sunglasses as it was […]

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The Poor Lads Are Tired

Father Barnett makes his debut after an abject performance at Portman Road.

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I’m Back! And It’s As If I Never Went Away

After a break of 16 months, Acres Of Space is relaunched with a new look but will it have the same old miserable views? I expect so.

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2008/2009 Season Reviews – The Realist Part 3

The Realist’s review of the season finally comes to an end … much to the relief of all concerned.

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2008/2009 Season Reviews – The Realist Part 2

The second part of The Realist’s analysis of the season focuses on the important matches that shaped the campaign and finishes with some awards.

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2008/2009 Season Reviews – The Pessimist

A pessimist is never disappointed. This one, however, is.

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No class but one trophy – well done Chelsea

I’m sure I have a vague memory of some football being played in the Millennium Stadium on Sunday afternoon. As I recall, the game was between Arsenal and Chelsea – in the Cup Final, I believe. As far as I can remember, Arsenal played brilliantly in the […]

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