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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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We ARE The Arsenal And That Was Unacceptable

Soft Underbelly Allows Three Costly Wobbles We have known and been talking about it forever: Arsenal have a soft underbelly, and it is right in the heart of our defence and midfield. We strapped it over recently with the veterans of Flamini and … 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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Jack and Alexis raise bar, Welbeck impresses, Defence….: Match Review

Saturday’s game against the Champions was a good opportunity to gage how much progress we had made since last season. The verdict in a nutshell: our defence – including our sole DM – not solid and composed enough, our midfield … Continue reading

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Inadequate CB-cover? Wenger might disagree!

A different perspective on Arsenal’s apparent lack of CB-cover! Many Gooners, including yours truly, have highlighted the risk – or should that be sheer irresponsibility? – of not recruiting additional CB cover in the last transfer window. We can consider … Continue reading

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2013-14 Arsenal BUMPER Season Re-Cap – Don’t Miss it!

Opportunity Squandered or Progress Made?   With the FA Cup victory almost a week old it seems time to ask these and other questions about the season just completed.  Pardon the length of this post and the lack of bullet … Continue reading

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Five Reasons for Keeping Bacary Sagna

Signing Sagna the Litmus test? Absolutely! I don’t know the exact details with regards to the club’s attempts to signing up Sagna to a new contract. I also don’t know whether he is determined to leave or would love to … Continue reading

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