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The Arsenal Women Journal: Every inch Counts

  Champions League, here we come!It wasn’t pretty, it wasn’t easy, but we made it to the group stage, which was the ultimate goal. Vivianne Miedema’s long-range strike was enough to see off a spirited Ajax side that threatened to spoil the party, midway through the second half.A matter of inches, really, exactly those that […]

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The Arsenal Women Journal: One For The Records

There is so much to say, so much to tell about the four-nil home win against Spurs that it’s truly hard to pick one player, one moment, one tactical aspect of this very welcome win. We could talk about the eighth straight clean-sheet; we could talk about Rafaelleʻs performance at the back (everywhere, actually…); we […]

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The Arsenal Women Journal – An Underwhelming Night Under the Lights

Not ideal, right? Last night’s result leaves us in a very tricky position because we have to go to Amsterdam next week and win, if we want to make it to the Champions League group stage. All in all, the draw is a fair result as we started slowly and Ajax looked the better side […]

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Stina Über Alles – The Arsenal Women Journal

What a nice way to start the new campaign! The four-nil win at home against Brighton had many protagonists and several highlights but, to me, Stina Blackstenius was the story of the night. The Swede, whose arrival raised a few eyebrows for all the wrong reasons, has been a constant pain for the Seagulls with […]

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The Arsenal Women’s Journal – 22/23 Preview – A New Start!

Attempt number two. After the postponement of what should have been our season opener at Manchester City, the Arsenal Women team is finally about to kick-start their 2022/23 campaign with one target: lift the trophy that evaded us last year by one single point. We had the best attack, the best defence, registered only one […]

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The AWFC Journal: That’s All, Folks! Arsenal Women win the battle but lose the war… [WHU 0-2 ARS]

  That’s all, folks! The 2021/22 Women’s Super League campaign is over.We all wished we had a different ending, but it was never truly likely to happen. Yes, Manchester United took the lead twice at Kingsmeadow but it never really felt like we were going to win the league: our dream lasted 21 minutes, the […]

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The Arsenal Women Journal – Derby delight to setup the final showdown [ARS 3-0 TOT]

Today I’m happy that football won. Today we’re all happy that football won. North London remains red thanks to a goal from Beth Mead and a brace from Caitlin Foord, despite Tottenham’s attempts to turn a football match into a Royal Rumble, and we are all set for the final showdown, next Sunday. We had […]

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The Arsenal Women Journal – Seventh Heaven (and Hell) – [ARS 7-0 AVL]

Goals galore for our girls, who crushed Villa with a thumping 7-0 win to wave goodbye to Meadow Park, for this season.A last home game (the North London Derby is played at the Emirates Stadium) that saw the team surpass the 100 goals scored mark, Nikita Parris score her 50th Super League goal and – […]

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The Arsenal Women Journal – Disenchantment Day as Gunners crumble before Chelsea

It’s not really a déjà-vu but it feels like one.Wolfsburg is going to the Nou Camp, Chelsea is going to Wembley and we are left dealing with our regrets and recriminations. Another big day is gone and we are left disappointed by a team that looks still very vulnerable to pressure and struggles to cope […]

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AWFC Journal: Arsenal Ladies crush Foxes to stay in Chelsea chase

We had to win and we won. We had to score a lot and we did – although we left it late in the game.We didn’t quite match Chelsea’s 9-0 win but we scored five past Leicester and made sure we did our bit but unfortunately Chelsea also won easily against Reading, which means that […]

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