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Coquelin’s bite, Giroud’s deadliness, Welbeck improving: Eight Positives from Game.

Well, that was another game in which we scored easily and just enough goals to claim all three points. This sitting deep and beating opponents on the counter is most definitely our ‘plan B’ this season… it is not for … Continue reading

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Ozil AND Santi, Gabriel debut, Coq sole DM? Preview | Line-up

Arsenal-Aston Villa Match Preview Aston Villa at home.  Gooners would like to think that this is a guaranteed win, a fine way to spend a Sunday afternoon and a good chance to start the post January, business end of the … Continue reading

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Ozil and Cazorla cannot play together…. You is wrong!

4-1-4-1: Wenger’s Total Harmonica Football Formation? Victory Through Harmonic Harmony.   It is interesting to listen to the TV and keyboard pundits praising Arsenal and Wenger for the disciplined defensive performance against Citeh. They all seem so genuinely relieved we … Continue reading

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Santi dances, Rambo and le Coq rock, Giroud head-bangs: eight positives from game

It was no Wengerball; it was no total football. But it was just the team performance the red and white footie doctor had ordered: solid, determined, energetic, predatory, and victorious. Many of us have argued that in the big games … Continue reading

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4-1-4-1 with starts for Ospina, Coq & Ozil, and Alexis up top: Line-Up & Preview

Arsenal at City – We haven’t forgotten history so it won’t repeat! The saying is that those who forget history are doomed to repeat it. That’s good news in my view as we head north to play City and their … Continue reading

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DM hunt is over: And he’s not here to take part…but to take over!

He is the definition of tenacious. It’s fair to say Coquelin’s career has never really taken off at Arsenal (as shown by his appearance stats below): Games total: 2014/15 – Arsenal 5 (4 sub) 2013/14 – Freiburg 16 (8 sub) … Continue reading

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The Coquelin Miracle, Streetwise Alexis, Koz is back: Eight positives from game.

How easy was that? Easiest win of the season as the Orcs were scared into submission with all that bright light and unattainable football quality at the home of football. They tried to rough us up for a while but … Continue reading

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Ospina to start, Flam-Coq DM pivot, Giroud returns? Preview & Line-Up

I don’t know about you, but I prefer us playing on Saturdays rather than Sundays (let alone Monday night games). However, if and when our direct opponents drop valuable points, as the Spuds and Northern Oilers have just done, it … Continue reading

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Did Arsene finally sign the next Henry?

And other observations and afterthoughts from an important FA Cup win. I don’t know about you, but I thought yesterday’s game against Hull was a bizarre one. The Tigers were toothless and sedated, clearly just making up the numbers and … Continue reading

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Debuchy CB, Theo Starts, Coquelin for Ox? Liverpool Preview & Line-Up

Let’s get cool in the pool: Preview & Line-Up After two great results and fine attacking football, in Istanbul and THOF, confidence levels are high and so are our expectations. Pool are a shadow of their former self and have … Continue reading

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