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Arteta mistakes

Arteta’s Five Biggest Mistakes in Saturday’s Brighton Loss

Anyone who knows me or reads my articles will know that I am an admirer of Mikel Arteta but even the best coaches get tactics and decisions wrong. On a lucky day the odd poor call may not cost your team, or you may have time in a match to readjust or even reverse a […]

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The Arsenal Women Journal – A win, at last! Arsenal find their mojo in second half against Brighton

We did it! We got our first win of the year!It feels good, doesn’t it? We had to fight to get it but it was thoroughly deserved, especially after the break; it’s unknown whether the players were inspired by Tobin Heath’s pep talk in the dressing room or scared to death by the idea of […]

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Two excellent finishes from Pepe as Arteta does the double over Potter!

  Whilst it’s been a very poor season for Mikel Arteta as Arsenal manager, he can certainly be encouraged by his side’s form since Christmas and the way his players have finished the league campaign on a high. In this piece, an analysis of Arsenal’s victory against Brighton is discussed. In possession On the final […]

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Arteta’s slippery slope: looking ahead to Arsenal’s next 3 Premier League fixtures [with Banana Skin Ratings]

After being knocked out of the Carabao Cup in last night’s dismal display against League Cup bullies, Manchester City, Arteta and his bruised Arsenal team will have to pick themselves and dust themselves off for a brutal festive season and a tough start to 2021. Londoners find themselves in strict lockdown for the foreseeable future, […]

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BHA 2-1 ARS – Arsenal’s positive solution: play to its strengths [Positive Needs & Hopes]

A positive solution  We don’t have to wait for the transfer window. There is a solution that leans into our individual and team strengths. Our defense is the best it will be until new players arrive. Our midfield is unfit for modern football so why worry about it until it gets blown up as there […]

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Arsenal 1-2 Brighton: Sometimes, the fans are right [Positive Needs & Hopes]

Sometimes, the fans are right Positives, Needs and Hopes Over the years I’ve wavered as to how I feel about how the impatient modern culture has infected football and fans in particular. I find it true that most people talk in extremes. Arsenal were brilliant. Arsenal are awful. Extreme views are much like sweeping statements, […]

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Arsenal vs. Brighton Preview: Time to test our top attacking trio, with Luiz in mid

It’s Freddie’s first home game, and would it be a sound win? Or will it end up as stony as Brighton’s beach? We ended this game 1-1 in the latter part of last season – and arguably this led to Emery’s downfall. Or at the least, it was a major catalyst in fans turning against […]

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Next 9 fixtures

Assessing Arsenal’s next 9 Premier League fixtures and predicting their position in the Premier League table.

Assessing Arsenal’s next 9 premier league fixtures and predicting their position in the Premier League table. Back in 2003-04, Arsenal scaled a seemingly insurmountable peak when they went through an entire league season unbeaten, earning themselves the nickname of the ‘Invincibles’ and pocketing another Premier League crown. However, since then, the Gunners haven’t managed to […]

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Stan Kroenke

The buck may stop with Emery, but the buck begins with Kroenke: it’s in HIS hands

I shared the feelings of optimism tempered by pessimistic thoughts described in Mike McDonald`s excellent article and unfortunately, the pessimism has come to the fore. We need to beat Chelsea now (provided we beat Valencia ) to get into the Championship League and in present form Chelsea must be favourites because while Arsenal have stagnated, […]

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Arsenal 1-1 Brighton: Mistakes are forgivable. Not learning from them isn’t. [Player Ratings]

Arsenal 1-1 Brighton and Hove Albion Premier League review     Top four has gone, and given the recent state of affairs, this won’t be a very positive review. We have made some progress this season, both on and off the pitch, but we still hold some major issues that need rectification. Most of us […]

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