Author Archives: TotalArsenal

How Does saving £3m/ 55 Redundancies Rhyme with Arsenal’s Famous Motto Victory Through Harmony?

As you all know the club announced plans to make 55 staff redundant, yesterday. In its statement the club makes clear why it needs to do this: https://www.arsenal.com/news/club-update-2020 These are of course extraordinary times, and if the club are to … Continue reading

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Arteta Needs to Build Further on Youth But There is One Player he NEEDS to Buy

my lay of the arsenal land   this post is meant to provide an answer to PB’s brilliant one, but the first thing i have to put out of the way is that … i agree with his main point, … Continue reading

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Arsenal Are on a Decline: Why We Need a Willian or Coutinho

The catastrophic decline of chances created Before starting to analyze the PL games under Emery, Ljungberg and Arteta, let me share a few claims and disclaimers: Claim 1: Arsenal is topping the chart of dropping points after leading. The common … Continue reading

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Auba-BangBang-Meyang Does it Again: Ars v Chelsea Player Ratings and Review

Arsenal 2 – 1 Chelsea. The Gunners win the FA Cup for the 14th time!! Who would have thought that Arsenal would beat in succession Sheffield United away, Man City at Wembley and then Chelsea in the FA Cup final? … Continue reading

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Arsenal v Chelsea Preview: The King of the FA Cup is Once Again in the Final at Wembley

Here we go – the FA Cup final, we hold the record in both appearances (21) and  victories (13) – Arsene Wenger holds the record of most victories by a manager (7). Throughout my life I’ve listened to the finals … Continue reading

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How to Beat Chelsea? Arteta’s Tactical and Player Choices Will Be Key

The FA Cup final is in just two days time and Arsenal are once again in it. Under difficult circumstances, the great GN5 is working on the sort of high quality preview as only he can produce them. In the … Continue reading

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What to do with Mesut Ozil?

This is a question we have all been asking ourselves: what to do with MO11? Our most expensive player ever is less than a bench-warmer these days and seemingly lacks the desire and or flexibility to adjust to Mikel’s style … Continue reading

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Arsenal-Watford. Match Preview, End of Season Summary. The Long Nightmare Finally Closes. Can Arteta Create

A Sense of Hope–For the FA Cup Final and Next Season? It’s a lot to ask of one man, but I like the new manager, and, for me, he’s saying (and doing) pretty much all the right things.  Other Gooners … Continue reading

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Aston Villa-Arsenal. Preview, Line-ups, Live-blog, etc. Gunners Get Ready at (Almost) Relegated Villa.

A meaningless match?  Not quite… But not much of a match preview, I’m sorry to say.  Our stalwart from London (Ontario, Canada–GunnerN5) is not available to do his usual historical analysis of the rivalry.  Even TotalArsenal, our fearless leader here … Continue reading

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“You Can Only Beat What’s in Front of You.”

And Arsenal Have Done Just That This Past Week. First it was Liverpool.  That was Wednesday, when THE dominant club in world football got their hono(u)r guard as they entered the (empty) Emirates stadium for having won–in completely dominant fashion–the … Continue reading

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