25 May 2015

Boston Gooners' 2014/15 EPL Team of the Season

Sorry for the delayed post. Here at OCoB Manor things have been hectic; Mrs OCoB gave birth the day after the FA Cup Final, so I've been too busy to post the results until now. Time restraints mean I haven't had a chance to write anything about each player voted to the team, so the results are presented below without any analysis.

OCoB's committee of one voted for the following players: Courtois; Clyne, Fonte, Terry, Bertrand; Coquelin, Matic; Alexis, Coutinho, Hazard, Kane; Manager: Ronald Koeman

28 April 2015

Boston Gooners 2014/15 Premier League Team of the Season

After last year's moderately highly successful survey, the committee of one at OCoB HQ decided to launch another vote for the highly prestigious, well sought after award that is the Boston Gooners Team of the Season.

Voting this year will involve naming 1 goalkeeper, 4 defenders (2 CBs, RB, LB), 4 midfielders (of any variety - DM, CM, RW etc), 1 midfielder/forward and 1 forward. The aim is to fit the players with the most votes in to either a 4-4-2, 4-3-3. or 4-2-3-1 formation. To clear any confusion, when we mention forward, we mean a player like Danny Ings. In this vote, a player like Alexis Sanchez will count as a midfielder, as he started the majority of his games on the wing.

Remember: this is a vote for the Premier League team of the season; not just Arsenal players. That would be way too easy to name. It's our current starting XI. It would also be really boring.

Fill out the form below to submit your votes. Results will hopefully be posted just before the final match of the season; if not, the aim is to announce the BG TotS before the FA Cup Final.

08 January 2015

January 2015 Transfer Window Primer

With the turning of the year, soccer fans will be assaulted by a month of non-stop transfer rumors, culminating in the (in)famous Transfer Deadline Day, a favorite of Sky Sports and probably the third- or fourth-biggest event of the soccer season (for better or worse [definitely worse]). Arsène Wenger has recently stated his intent to strengthen the midfield this January -  somewhat of a break from tradition - which is a clear need after virtually every senior midfielder has been injured at some point this season, but many fans will be clamoring for at least one player for defensive cover. With that in mind, here's a brief look at some of the players that have regularly been linked with a move to the Emirates.