Monthly Archives: April 2009

A Call to Arms

It’s time for the young guns to step up and make historyAs Arsenal fans watched their team crash out of the FA Cup on Saturday there was one overriding sentiment; it was an opportunity lost. When Everton eliminated Manchester United … Continue reading

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Chelsea 2 – 1 Arsenal

Disappointing loss leaves Arsenal with one trophy to chase Arsene Wenger knows best. Just keep repeating that phrase. Arsene Wenger knows best. He knows more about football, more about his players and more about the best tactics for a particular … Continue reading

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FA Cup Semi-Final Preview

Two vulnerable defenses collide in London derby semi-finalThere has been a lot of talk about the importance of this match during the build-up. Both sets of players are declaring this to be a crucial game. I have my doubts. Considering … Continue reading

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The Injury News Keeps Getting Worse

As we turn our attention to Wembley, will anyone be fit to play defense? Today’s blog entry could have been about the Villareal game. It’s always nice to relive a big result. It could have been an early preview of … Continue reading

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Arsenal 3 – 0 Villareal

Brilliant performance sees Arsenal through to Champions League semi-finals It was a night to remember at the Emirates. Arsenal advanced to only their second Champions League semi-final with a spectacular performance that exhibited all the class and style that we … Continue reading

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Villareal 2nd Leg Preview

It’s the most important game of the seasonAfter a breathless and unrelenting second leg tie at Stamford Bridge between Chelsea and Liverpool, our players should be well aware that there are no guarantees in the Champions League. If Chelsea thought … Continue reading

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Champions League Mini-Preview

Two semi-final places look assured, two remain up for grabsBy this time tomorrow, we will know who Arsenal would meet in the semi-finals. Getting there will require a top class performance on Wednesday. Overall, this week couldn’t be more meaningful. … Continue reading

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Arsenal Benefit From Draw At Villa Park

With the season nearing its conclusion, worries over fourth place begin to waneToday’s match between Aston Villa and Everton was almost as significant for Arsenal as it was for the participants. A Villa win would leave our lead at six … Continue reading

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Wigan 1 – 4 Arsenal

The good, the bad, the good The good:We came back from a one goal deficit to get the result we needed in confident style. The bad:We suffered another troubling injury when Johan Djourou left the match with a knee problem. … Continue reading

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Wigan Preview

I still haven’t returned Arsene Wenger’s call about the starting left-back positionWe can win a spot in the Champions League semi-final on Wednesday. We can earn a place in the FA cup final next weekend. But thanks to a disappointing … Continue reading

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