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Santi and Coquelin in DM-pivot, Welbeck and Alexis on wings: Line-up & Preview

Arsenal-AS Monaco   Champions League Round of 16, First Leg No Changes from Saturday? There’s something about being a supporter of Arsenal which is strange.  Maybe it’s the same with all football clubs and all teams in all sports, but … Continue reading

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Ospina, Coquelin, BFG and Nacho returns? Line-Up and Preview

Crystal Palace Match Preview 1st of 4 in London–Can Arsenal win them all? Obviously, matches must be taken one at a time, but to be a top club and meet the expectations of the modern supporter, just winning them isn’t … Continue reading

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Paulista first start | Theo, Santi, Ozil, Rosa behind OG: Preview & Predicted Line-up

Arsenal – Middlesbrough FA Cup 5th Round Match Preview Minimal changes or Roll the Dice? What Would Constitute a Win? Following on from the last post on this fine blog, I thought I might try my hand at a little … Continue reading

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Alexis is back, Ozil in hole, Theo starts? Preview and Line-Up

Arsenal v Leicester City Preview and Line-Up The best thing to do after a bitter defeat is of course to play a game as soon as possible and win it: the sweet taste of victory would do us all good. … Continue reading

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Rosicky King of NLD, Le Coq & Rambo, Ozil to add magic: Preview & Line-up

A bit more than 24 hours to go for the NLD. It is fair to say that both sets of fans are feeling confident about this match. A text from a Spud mate read as follows: ‘I hear Sanchez is … 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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Szczesny back, Nacho & Chambers CBs, Rosa, Ozil & Ox starts? Brighton Preview & Line-up

A very good friend of mine is a devout Brighton Supporter, so I asked him if he wouldn’t mind putting together a short piece on his beloved team ahead of the cup tie. To protect his anonymity, I am going … 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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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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One Hull of an Important Match! Arsenal v Hull Line-Up & Preview

Let’s get in to it shall we: Missing in Action: Not surprisingly this image still doesn’t need changing. Arsenal: Jack (ankle), Arteta (calf), Welsh Jesus (hamstring), Flamini (groin – doubt), Ozil (knee – doubt. I think he’ll be on the … Continue reading

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