Articles by Dean Mannion



The Optimist in disbelief

Pre-game This is our game this. This is what we live for. Arsenal home or away, it doesn’t matter really. We gobble up teams like…




The Unsurprised Optimist

Wednesday night was horrible, weren’t it? It looked like we had cracked that problem. It looked like we had overcome that speed bump. It looked…




The Frustrated Optimist

Derbies are nervy affairs. Most people don’t look forward to them because the fear of losing is just too much to bear. Most of these…