Thursday, 30 September 2010

Minecraft man

Minecraft eh? for those of you that have played it will know how addicting it can be. And I'm sure you'll all have seen your fair share of jaw dropping feats performed in the game, maybe you have even built such contraptions yourself. But I was genuinely amazed when I saw what this guy had done. He has built a computer within the game! I don't about you but I was more than impressed so I thought I would post it here for you guys to look at.

Dennis Bergkamp, The magic moment

If this does not make you jizz in your pants then may god help you. Now excuse me while I go change my underwear.

If this does not make you jizz in your pants then may God help you

Now excuse me while I go change my underwear.

Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Chamakh at arsenal

Marouane Chamakh, Arsenal's marquee signing of the summer if you will, looks to have seamlessly slotted into arsenal's set-up and is looking to be a fantastic buy for the gunners. Buy just why has the Moroccan international's transition been so quick? 

Arsenal in 2009 – 10 Arsenal played with what was widely regarded as a 4-3-3, but in effect was a fluid 4-2-3-1 formation. This consisted of two central midfielders holding the centre of the park, whilst Fabregas played between the lines. Two wide players, usually Arshavin and Nasri, looked to cut in from the flanks, whilst a single striker played as a ‘false nine’, dropping deep.

Chamakh at bordeaux:

Chamakh actually has the attributes to play in 4-2-3-1, as he played the stiker’s role in this formation at Bordeaux. The team played two slightly deeper central midfielders, with attacking support from three forward midfielders. Their line-up against Bayern Munich in last season’s Champions League is a good example of  Bordeaux’s system in action.

Now this is where it all comes together...

Jussie looked to cut in, whilst the two fullbacks went on the overlap, especially Chalme, rather like the system employed by Clichy and Sagna at Arsenal. Gourcuff played a more similar role to Mesut Ozil for Germany than Fabregas at Arsenal though.

All in all it seems Chamakh is another typical buy from Wenger. A tall centre forward who likes to drift out wide and has good link up play. But it is not just his positional awareness, it's his strength and speed that has allowed him to adapt so quickly to the English game

I'm expecting a good season from Chamakh, and I have to say, he hasn't disappointed thus far.

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

A first

Wow, I started my own Blog. Almost feels like an achievement, not quite sure what I'll use this for but as I slowly acclimatise to it all a schedule should start to develop.

Actually if I give it some thought, this Blog will probably just become the ramblings of a 20 year old male. But alas, I digress; so expect little from me and you shall not be disappointed.