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Cinderella

Wenger’s Shoes – though out of style – will still take some filling: who will be Arsenal’s Cinderella Manager?

  Not “If”, but “When” Nobody can say for sure when Wenger will leave Arsenal -except Arséne himself, of course – but the beleaguered manager has to go eventually. Surely? Most, it would seem, would prefer sooner rather than later. A bigger question might be: who is going to replace him? Events this summer indicate […]

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Arsene Wenger watches on

Wenger 2.0 – Make It Real, Not Fantasy

Is Wenger changing? The stereotype of Wenger, at least before this season, has been: A (formerly) great manager A manager who seldom ever changes his team to suit the opposition A manager who cannot motivate his players for the big games A manager who believes that tactics is moot, and that sexy football conquers all […]

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A replacement of the Guardiola ilk wouldn't need Wenger to be upstairs

Does Arséne have Pep in his Step?

They hang over us like a cloak of impending doom: big games against our top-of-the-table rivals which have given Gooners little joy in recent years. Many cite the reasons for our shortcomings as style of play only being conducive to beating bottom half teams, lack of tactical flexibility, or even lack of overall quality/team depth. […]

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City vs AFC

Early hope, hope dashed then hope shattered: Arsenal (except Alexis) roll over (again) for their title rivals

It’s exactly 6:03 pm GMT as I type this up. I have never typed up a column so soon after a game, because I want my columns to be bereft of any rashness and thoughtlessness. Case in point, today. After sitting through 94 minutes of what was an appalling, heart wrenching and devastating loss to […]

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If Wenger beats Klopp, Guardiola, Mourinho and Conte then who replaces him?

Better The Wenger You Know…

My interest in football articles and in particular those associated with Arsenal was drawn to a number of articles in which the common subjects appeared to be praise for Wenger for the performance of the current team and severe criticism for the ineptitude of Man Utd`s recent managers. Kroenke in particular remarked on the difficulty […]

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