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Auba’s Dilemma – Cursing Arsenal Captains Past

The summer break has arrived and Auba has decided to keep up with a bit of post season fitness. He grabs his headphones and hits the gym. In a moment of spontaneity, he hits play on the ‘Made For You’ page in Apple Music. As you know, the algorithms have got pretty sophisticated these day. […]

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Player Analysis: Aubameyang vs Chelsea at Wembley, the epitome of a Captain’s Performance

Ever since Aubameyang’s arrival in North London, the 31-year old has been the Gunners main source of goals, scoring 70 times and providing 15 assists in 109 games (the most of any Premier League player since his debut) which is even more impressive considering the dysfunctional and inconsistent nature of our current team, coupled with […]

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Stripping Xhaka as captain: The final nail in the Emery Coffin

The gripes that many of the Arsenal fans had at the beginning of Emery’s tenure were often assuaged by assurances that the board were quietly and efficiently putting together a structure that looked beyond the current incumbent. The promotion of Freddie Ljunberg to assistant coach, the introduction of Edu as Director of Football and Per […]

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Would a Holding and Chambers Partnership give us a true Captain and Vice-Captain in the future?

I agree that we were lacking confidence on the ball, however, Utd. played with confidence for the first half hour. I was surprised because they have been awful in recent matches. They have no new players to be enthused over and we have been improving, but it was them who fired passes all around the […]

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Will Emery’s alliance with Xhaka ultimately cost Arsenal’s Champion’s League Aspirations and his job?

Well it has been quite a week supporting The Arsenal. A stirring come back in the Premier League, an exciting victory over Nottingham Forest in the League Cup, a first glimpse of Kieran Tierney, the return of Holding and Bellerin and the captaincy decision played out in the public arena. The decision to name Granit […]

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Kos the (former) Boss?

Player power hits Arsenal     The Gunners has been immune, to some degree, from the major player power incidents of other top English clubs. United has the Paul Pogba matter, and Chelsea has had numerous incidents in recent seasons. So it seems – with captain Laurent Koscielny’s refusal to participate in the USA tour […]

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13 Reasons why Fabregas to Arsenal makes sense – Unlucky for Some!

Well how delightful that all the chat this week has been about Alexis Sanchez being subject to an approach from Chelsea this summer. As if we do not have enough to worry about as Arsenal fans. Add to this an interview with a Chilean Lama in which the player said he is happy in London […]

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When Wenger last had a winning Captain

Will Wenger see that this Arsenal Team reflects his Calmness BUT lacks an on Pitch Leader?

It matters not if we play Iwobi rather than Perez or Coquelin instead of Ramsey. This is an experienced squad who until the Everton/City setbacks were going well. Not a steam roller – not flattening the opposition or running up big scores but showing an all round solid performance week in week out. We were […]

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Koscielny the Volley King – Still our Inspiration and now our Leader

Recently our skipper Laurent Koscielny did this against Southampton It brought something to mind that caused me to browse  through my old Invinciblog site because in 2013 on the back of a great season he did this at St James Park. It was on the last game of the season which took us into Europe […]

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The Explanation for Arteta is ‘Leadership Buy-In’ from the current squad – What makes a Captain?

When news of an extension of Arteta’s contract by one-year surfaced; Arsenal twitter did not disappoint. The WOB used it as ammo to support their cause – further proof that Wenger does not want success because this means a DM will not be signed when we are in dire need of one. The AKB group […]

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