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Woody’s Weekly Wound Up – Wenger, Gervinho and Ramsey don’t deserve to be scapegoats

Before I start I’d just like to say that it’s an honour and a privilege to have been asked to throw my two bobs worth into the ring with these guys on @WTTGT. I couldn’t believe it when Dave (@goonerdave66) contacted me to see if I’d join up, as you see, I’m not a blogger as […]

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Arsenal – The Transfer Window

Arsenal go into the New Year 5th in the Barclays Premier League after an already up and down season. They have qualified for the second round of the Champions League, but were knocked out of the domestic cup competition by League 2 opposition Bradford City. Now comes the time for change, the time when you can add […]

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Part 2 – How does Arsenal compare in the football climate?

This is the second in a four part series on Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager in 2012-13. A lot of focus is placed on where Arsenal sit compared to where we feel the Arsenal should be in the table. Right now, granted, the Gunners are well below the position they should be in, but they […]

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Score early, score often, or don’t score at all

If Arsenal score before the 40th minute they win. That statistic should be written on the wall in the changing room, in big “Bould” letters. Get your head in the match, bury a goal early. Focus on the offence.  Actually the statistic is score before the 43rd minute and Arsenal win the match. Several years ago Arsenal were blessed with late […]

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Gervinho continues progression in forward position

Gervinho can be a frustrating player to watch at the best of times, so performances like his one at Manchester City last weekend where the Ivorian’s shooting was off-key to say the least, would always bring criticism from Arsenal fans used to seeing the lethal likes of Thierry Henry, Emmanuel Adebayor and Robin Van Persie […]

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Gervinho performance shows the “False Nine” is in vogue

Arsenal’s performance in dismantling Southampton 6-1 on Saturday was a delight for almost all watching, bar Southampton supporters of course. The way the Gunners played was exhibition stuff at times. Amongst an array of star Gunners performers it was Gervinho who most caught the eye. Aside from his two goals, the first a fine drilled […]

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Pre-season Favourites

Arsenal are currently on a plane, likely somewhere over rural Russia. That’s a very vague statement, because most of Russia is rural and middle of nowhere. As Arsenal make their way back, I have decided who is the most exciting pre-season player for Arsenal (yes I know there is a match left to go versus […]

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Valid replacements or cheap alternatives?

 The summer began quickly and in unprecedented fashion for Arsenal, as two major signings were made before 1st July. Lukas Podolski and Olivier Giroud joined the club from FC. Koln and Montpellier respectively and look set to bring firepower to the Arsenal forward line.  With Captain RVP so publically declaring his desire to leave the club, […]

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