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Arsenal's From Brilliant To Bobbins XI - Part 1

From time to time, whoever you support, there will be some players that, for whatever reason, you tip for greatness. And from time to time, for whatever reason, they will subsequently suffer a spectacular fall from grace. Here, I have charted my "I thought they were going to be brilliant but they turned out to be bobbins" XI for your reading pleasure.

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Bielik – The New Vieira or Polish Bischoff?

The footballing cosmos is littered with false dawns. For every legitimate 'New Maradona', there are thousands of  'New Zidane' and 'New Bjorn Tore Kvarme's' who eventually - after being blinded by the dazzling media attention and left to stumble down their respective country's league pyramid - find themselves at Dumbarton as part-time striker, full-time groundsman/Kitman/Barkeep. When the lights stop dazzling, it's easy to get dizzy and take a wrong turn.

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Did Wenger Learn Tactics In Time For City?

Holy turd phoenixes we won. Who saw that coming? Be honest. Okay I will admit that I saw a mass of blogs churned out before the game from various sites and there was a faint scent of optimism in the air. That optimism dissipated in seconds as the whistle blew and City attacked, Koscielny picked up a yellow card within minutes and suddenly it seemed like everything was about to hit the fan. Yet we held. It was almost miraculous to watch but we employed the tactics so often used against us and like I said earlier - we held. 

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Diaby Should Get A New Contract

9 years ago today Abou Diaby made his Arsenal debut as a substitute in a 1-0 defeat to Everton. A young, powerful and pentrative midfielder, physically reminiscent of Vieira, this French starlet looked to have a bright future. Sadly things did not turn out that way due to a sickening injury sustained in a match against Sunderland in May 2006. Diaby's contract runs out in the summer and there is talk of letting him go but I think we should keep hold of him for just a while longer.

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