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The Law Of Diminishing Returns

Made a difference, didn’t he? As another transfer window draws to a close, Arsenal supporters feel a great kinship with those poor bastards who waited for Godot. But why the angst? Why the impending sense of doom surrounding the increasing … Continue reading

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Season Preview: Curtain Falls on the One-Man Show

The season is upon us. Once again we are debating ins and outs, rather than settling on our best XI to face Sunderland at the Emirates this Saturday. It’s frustrating but it’s the way of modern football. The timing of … Continue reading

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It’s The Midfield, Stupid

During the 1992 Presidential election, Bill Clinton uttered the now famous words, “it’s the economy, stupid.” That phrase came to symbolize his campaign. He defeated the incumbent George H. W. Bush by keeping the focus of the election squarely where … Continue reading

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Summer Transfers: Did We Do Enough?

Well that was exciting. “How was your transfer deadline day Arsene?” “Oh, the usual. Woke up, signed five players, went to sleep. Nothing special.” The problem with evaluating Arsenal’s summer transfer business is that the process is inevitably clouded by … Continue reading

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Last Minute Push To Get Deeper

Early this summer, Arsene Wenger claimed that we would only add players of a certain caliber to the team. He said, “we want to add not quality, but super quality.” That was a nice idea at the time, but it … Continue reading

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The Best Thing That Ever Happened

On monday there were a lot of attempts to spin the 8-2 drubbing we took at Old Trafford in a positive light. I understand the effort. It’s easier to accept that we were beaten so comprehensively if there’s either an … Continue reading

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SHAMED

We were always going to lose at Old Trafford today. That’s the thing to keep in mind about this result. We were always going to lose. We didn’t have the players to expect anything else. And if anyone allowed themselves … Continue reading

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Reinforcements

Quick blog for today in advance of the big match on Sunday. I’m limbering up just in case Arsene calls on me to play in midfield. Is that the sound of you laughing at me? Well at least I’m willing … Continue reading

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Italy Beckons and Mancini Threatens

Saturday’s disappointment is still fresh in the memory, but there’s no time for the players to dwell. Arsene will have to lift spirits in the camp ahead of the squad’s trip to Italy on Wednesday. It hasn’t been a good … Continue reading

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