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Rodgers, Flores and now Ranieri and Why Arsenal are Better than that

I am a huge Wenger fan and will always be thankful for the football he made Arsenal play, the successes he has given us and the unparalleled loyalty he has shown to the club over the last 20+ years. If … Continue reading

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Giroud and Alexis up-front, Holding and Mustafi CBs, Coq and Xhaka to get new chance: Preview

Sutton United v Arsenal – FA Cup fifth round Preview I am not sure whether to spend many words on this must-win game. Sutton United deserve all the plaudits for getting through to the fifth round by eliminating Leeds United. … Continue reading

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Without Spine and Resilience Arsenal will get nowhere

How do you get a spine in a team? How do you get resilience in a team? Success is always built around spine and resilience, because sooner or later the going gets tough; that’s life. More is needed than those … Continue reading

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Bayern Munich-Arsenal: Champions League Round of 16 1st Leg. Match Preview, Predicted Line-up.

Some things never change, or at least that how it feels at times.  Once again Arsenal face Bayern Munich in the Champions League and Gooners will hope that we are not doomed to repeat history. Even though Bayern eliminated Arsenal … Continue reading

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What Tactics Against Bayern?

Are Arsenal an attacking team? The answer is neither yes nor no or if you don’t mind it is both yes and no. It’s definition is rooted in relativity. Are Arsenal offensively minded? Only one answer this time. Definitely yes. … Continue reading

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Arsenal-Hull City: Tough Time to Take on the Tigers. Match Preview, Predicted Line-up

I don’t have the exact quote but Arsene Wenger has said something along the lines of, “Losing two matches is a crisis, three a disaster.”  Arsenal, perhaps already in crisis–or at least a repetition of past seasons’ disappointments–could be facing … Continue reading

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Time to Bench Alexis and Give Perez the LW position

Robert Pires left 11 years ago but has still not been replaced. I am in the city of the red and blue Mancs enjoying a fine 10oz steak with chips and three vegs and a beautiful pint of Peroni. All … Continue reading

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