Category Archives: Transfer Talk

Great Expectations

We asked for new signings… and despite a summer of grumbling, pessimism, over-reaction and even despairing cries of “let’s all start supporting Man City” (don’t worry I had a pistol in my pocket and was ready to fake my fellow … Continue reading

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Adeu Fabregas, Au Revoir Nasri… Hallo Schweinsteiger (bitte!)?

Posted by Sonuvagun So no prizes for guessing why we at COTA have been a bit slack of late. In case you hadn’t noticed the Arsenal world is so depressing it’s hard to summon up the required amount of calories … Continue reading

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What Now For Arsenal?

Posted by Sonuvagun With the dust finally settled on the 2010/11 season (but sadly not in such a thick layer as to be able to entirely obscure it from view) and the interminable nonsense and fabrications of the summer transfer … Continue reading

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Top Six Transfer Window Comparison; A Rebuttal To John Cross

Posted by SmartArse “Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp…made – and succeeded with – an audacious move for Rafael van der Vaart. Chelsea spent big, Manchester City, too and Manchester United spent more. All of Arsenal’s title rivals strengthened. Arsenal didn’t.” So … Continue reading

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No New Keeper, No False Dawn

Posted by SmartArse Transfer deadline day came and went and Mark Schwarzer is still at Fulham. Brownie points to them for resisting both player power and the urges of a bigger club, something Arsenal fans should appreciate for obvious reasons. … Continue reading

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Emir Spahic to Arsenal?

Posted by Sonuvagun Well we’ve been expecting the arrival of one more centre back for some time. It’s rare that Wenger states outright that he is planning to go shopping for a particular position, but even he hasn’t bothered denying … Continue reading

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Wot No Signings?

Morning Arsenalists, how are you? Sonuvagun here finally making his presence felt after a long summer siesta in which I felt no urge whatsoever to blog. I suppose I could have thrown in my two pence about Fabregas and the … Continue reading

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Farewell Eduardo, we hardly knew thee

Posted by SmartArse Finally after what seems like months there is something to talk about other than Cesc Fabregas. Shame then, that it has to be this. This rather excellent article from football365 points out a disgraceful article from today’s … Continue reading

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Fair Weather Blogging…

Posted by Sonuvagun Blogging in the off season is a bit like training for a friendly in the freezing rain. You know you should do it but it seems like all pain and no gain. Despite Arsene Wenger’s statement that … Continue reading

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If I Were Arsene, part II

Posted by Sonuvagun With the curtain falling on what has been another season of high drama (even if the story didn’t have the happy ending we were all hoping for), it’s time to stop gunning for glory and start searching … Continue reading

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