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A Fan’s Firsthand View of Arsenal’s 70/71 Historic Double – Part 2

The cold snap over Christmas continued into the New Year and Arsenal’s FA Cup third round tie against non-league giant killers Yeovil Town was postponed due to a frozen pitch. Many a big club had come unstuck on their infamous sloping pitch and the non-league side were angry and upset about the referee calling off […]

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More Joy with 4231

Last Night again shows Wenger MUST use the 4231 and 3421 as Appropriate

So with last night begun a season (at least) of Thursday night football. With kick-off delayed an hour due to the issues with the Cologne supporters that descended on the capital, Arsenal laboured through a dreadful first half in which they played as if they were still waiting for the game to begin. A quick […]

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Nice action shot of Woodcock bringing the ball down

Arsenal’s original ‘Fox-in-the-box” – Highbury Hero Tony Woodcock

I’m setting the dial on the time machine back to the early 1980’s. When The Arsenal swooped to bring an England striker back to good old Blighty after three years plying his trade in Cologne, Germany. He went on to be our top league goalscorer for the four seasons he spent with us. This week’s […]

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Naive, deluded or playing his own game?

Poldi aims to prove himself at Arsenal – Credible or Deluded?

“My qualities suit Arsenal”. Famous words said by Lukas Podolski in his interview with German newspaper Bild about his future earlier this week. But is he right? Are we in no need to look out for a new central forward? Do we have another internal solution like we had with Coq last January? Or is […]

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