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The Night Thierry Henry Destroyed Leeds at Highbury in the Premier League – An I was there occasion!

 The Arsenal face a traditional old foe in Leeds United in February. Amazingly this match will be the first league meeting between these two giants of English football at The Emirates. This is because the Yorkshire Lilywhites were relegated from the Premier League in 2004 when were still at Highbury, the season Arsenal won the […]

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Could Mady Camara be Arsenal’s long awaited Defensive Midfield Solution?

As the pandemic crisis continues and we have no clue if or when our football will return to conclude the season, the one thing that is not quiet or respecting the lock-down is transfer speculation. With no action to preview of review the sports media is rife with rumour and speculation. It seems that despite […]

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Your votes were cast, the results are in: here’s the Arsenal Emirates Era XI you picked

  Boredom, eh? Eleven days ago I randomly launched a series of polls to find out who are your favorite players to have played at the Emirates Stadium, by position. The ground rules I imagined were quite easy: Players must have played at least two full seasons at the Emirates Stadium Players are selected on […]

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An ode to Lucas Torreira, the little engine that could

Occam’s Razor is the philosophical principle that the simplest solution to any problem is usually the correct one. For Arsenal, that problem – perhaps their longest standing of many – has been the inability to field a consistently competent and sturdy midfield. It has been some 10 years since Gilberto Silva departed North London and […]

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Diving Into Arsenal’s Two Biggest Issues

Arsenal is in an awful place – there is no argument about that. For this piece I’m going to look past contract negotiations, locker room disharmony and public displays of protest in favor of statistics. Statistics that I hope will shed light on the issues my eyes have been telling me are the two biggest […]

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The Quarterback, the Fulcrum – From Necessity due to Injury to Necessity Due to Ability – PFA Team of the Year??

With Burnley put to the sword, The Arsenal are the form side in the EPL. They have secured 8 victories on the bounce & amassed 39 points from a possible 45 post Christmas. Not too bad really, considering The Arsenal were quoted as the outsiders for the top 4 by pretty much every pundit in […]

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