Tag Archives: Arteta

Preview | Line-Up: Jack in hole, Nacho CB, Bellerin RB, Rosicky to support Arteta?

Inter-lull over and six games to go to the next break. Big players missing in all areas of the pitch, but still a more than decent squad to choose from. The mission is clear after allowing the gap with the … Continue reading

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What to do with BFG and Arteta/Flamini?

How to add speed and dynamism to the CBs-DM triangle? Watching Holland battle against ‘minnows’ Kazakhstan and Iceland over the last few days, made me think about Arsenal. The similarities were quite strong. Against both teams the Dutch conceded an … Continue reading

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Welbeck needs Thierry | Bellerin no RB | Arteta Aging: Post-Match Analysis

Dortmund v Arsenal The Verdict Let’s be honest now, I am not sure there is a side in the Premier League that would have withstood the battering we took last night? There are several who would have had more success on … Continue reading

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Time to hand the armband to the BFG

Per Mertesacker to become Arsenal captain next season? First of all, I would like to say, TotalArsenal our own Bergkampesque skipper has sadly lost a loved one. I want to offer my sympathy and support in this tough time. We … Continue reading

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Sanogo the difference, last game for Pod & other post FA cup thoughts

Post FA CUP Final observations by Gerry. Good morning all. And what a fine day it is to be free of the … ‘not having won a trophy in X number of years’tag. Such relief. Congrats to all the team, … Continue reading

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Superb Ozil, Uber-Cool Arteta and Gunning Giroud take Arsenal to Wembley

A glorious win on a glorious early March – late winter – sunny day. The line-up promised an ideal balance between solidity at the back – with both Flamini and Arteta providing extra cover in the centre – and attacking … Continue reading

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Liverpool – Arsenal Afterthoughts: DM-pivot needs sorting out!

  More than 24 hours after the debacle at Anfield, it is still not easy to come to terms with the devastating implosion of our team in just 1200 seconds. Regular BKers know that I believe our first team players … Continue reading

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