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Mikel Is At The Wheel – Rio gets trolled live on TV, GT Podders celebrate Arsenal’s week

Episode 12S “Mikel Is At The Wheel” Steve, Ben and Chris get far too excited over a wonderful week of football in which Arsenal bag three points against the current League Champions and knock out the current FA Cup Champions to earn themselves another Wembley Final. Another bite-sized chunk of Arsenalness delivered fresh to your […]

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Arsenal for life: local lad and Highbury Legend – the one and only Pat Rice

It’s back once again to the swinging sixties in the time machine for the latest Highbury Hero. In December 1964 a young local lad signed Schoolboy forms to join The Arsenal. Never has a player been so determined, so driven and worked so hard at his game to reach the standard to be an Arsenal […]

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Mesut Ozil – luxury or necessity? Arsenal’s Master Assister under the microscope.

Does Mesut Ozil do it in the big games?   Mesut Ozil, our once record signing, is a divisive figure amongst us fans. Nobody, really, questions his innate quality. In raw technical terms, only perhaps Dennis Bergkamp or Santi Cazorla can surpass him. However, he is not as consistent as he could be, and in […]

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Farewell to Arsenal’s Little Magician: Cazorla’s Greatest Hits #GraciasSanti

A sad moment has just passed, Santi has left the building and rejoined Villarreal. In my mind an Arsenal legend, a touch of class in a team that was falling apart around him. In an injury ravaged 6 year stay at The Emirates, Santi managed just 129 games, with a scoring rate of a goal […]

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Brady Birthday Tribute – ‘Brady Brady’ Born is the King of Highbury

All aboard the time machine. I’ve set the dial back to 1973 for this week’s Highbury Hero. To the time when an Irish wizard with a left foot like a wand burst onto the scene and became one of the finest players ever to pull on an Arsenal shirt. Worshipped by the Arsenal fans, including […]

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Arsenal were Holding out for a Big F..king German Miracle and we got one – #FACupAFC2CFC1

I’m not sure where to start today, I’m so filled with emotion. Ramsey wheeling away in celebration, Mertesacker and Koscielny lifting the cup together, the sight of a victorious Arsene Wenger… I have truly enjoyed the occasion, and I’m happy more than I can put into words. It is a boundless elation, a pure and […]

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Arsenal Reverting to a back 4 at Wembley if they don’t have 5 fit? – FA Cup Special Preview

It’s the last game of the season for Arsenal, and, for the third time in four seasons it is the FA Cup final. Undoubtedly Arsene Wenger’s men will be looking to salvage something from the otherwise disappointing campaign. Winning a third FA Cup in four years seems fitting. It can also be the saving grace […]

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Shankly Was Wrong – Football Can Wait

“Football is a matter of life and death – No, it’s more important…” – Bill Shankly We love football. We love our teams. We love our goalscorers who bring us glory. We go to bed checking the web for new developments at AFC and wake to see if there have been any overnight updates.. We […]

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Hilarious FA Cup Anecdotes from Romesh Ranganathan, Matt Lucas and Paul Kaye

As we approach, the final match of the Premier League season with a slim chance of making the final Champions League qualification spot, many Gooners will be looking a week beyond. However disappointed I am at the way our season fell away and however frustrated I may be that the manager and the board, I […]

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Just why the FA Cup will always be a Major Trophy for Arsenal and me

After two successive FA Cups in 2014 and 2015, Arsene Wenger became the manager who had won the famous old trophy the most. For me this was hugely gratifying after a long period of him deciding to disrespect the world’s oldest football knockout competition. I could just about handle Arsenal using the League Cup to […]

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