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Lacazette is Marmite to Gooners. I like Marmite. So sue me.

This article first appeared on Gunners Town at the end of last year – but quite a bit has happened since then… Lacazette’s goals have completely dried up, as have his assists. He’s made some comments in the press about being open to offers from other clubs and wanting to play Champions League football. (How […]

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Arteta’s Five Biggest Mistakes in Saturday’s Brighton Loss

Anyone who knows me or reads my articles will know that I am an admirer of Mikel Arteta but even the best coaches get tactics and decisions wrong. On a lucky day the odd poor call may not cost your team, or you may have time in a match to readjust or even reverse a […]

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No-show Arsenal doubles down on poor Palace performance – but CL spot still possible [ARS 1-2 BHA]

The game didn’t start at 4:05pm POSITIVES, NEEDS and HOPES It’s not too late. It seems like it is, but it’s not. The situation and our push for Champions League football is still possible even though it seems like we are throwing it away. What has been too late however, is how our coach and […]

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Where Must Arsenal Improve To Become Title Contenders?

It has been an excellent season for Mikel Arteta and his Arsenal side to this point. The Gunners were widely mocked after the opening weeks of the season, as they sat bottom of the Premier League, and jokes were made that relegation could be on the cards. However, very few opposing fans are laughing now, […]

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The fruits of patience: Club, Owner, Manager and Fans poised for Arsenal success [WAT 2-3 ARS]

The fruits of patience We are now in a position where our relationship with Arsene Wenger can be purely romantic.  We don’t have to remember the frustrations. We can rewind to the first 10 years and see his legacy with the fog of the recent past subsided. We remember not only the titles but how […]

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The solution to Arsenal’s Number 9 problem? You’re welcome, Mikel ;)

This article originally appeared on Gunners Town a month ago – but considering Arteta’s recent comments. we thought it would be timeous to repost.   What to do up front..? The age old question this season that confronts Arteta on a weekly basis and divides opinions amongst our ever present online fanbase. Lacazette, Aubameyang, Nketiah. […]

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The Accidental Benefit (or was it?) of Arteta challenging Saka and ESR to score more [Expanded Edition]

An Accidental Benefit   POSITIVES, NEEDS and HOPES At half time yesterday I had written down five potential headlines for this blog all about our obvious need to be able to create clear-cut chances. We had recorded more chances in one half than anybody else in the Premier league this season. Apart from Lacazette‘s disallowed […]

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Headers and Volleys: vital win for careless Arsenal against in-form Wolves

Headers and Volleys POSITIVES, NEEDS and HOPES Did you play Headers and Volleys when you were young? I did. Every day. At lunch break. Rising like a salmon at the far post with a salmon sandwich in my hand. Actually, I don’t like salmon. I made that part up because it sounded cute. For those […]

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The surprising answer to Arsenal’s striker problem? (And it’s free!)

What to do up front..? The age old question this season that confronts Arteta on a weekly basis and divides opinions amongst our ever present online fanbase. Lacazette, Aubameyang, Nketiah. Three strikers all with pros and cons. All three on the way out next season (if not sooner in Aubameyang’s case). Arsenal and Arteta have […]

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No Intensity at the Beach: sluggish and sheepish Arsenal surrender to Burnley

No Intensity at the Beach This opening thought is probably utter nonsense. It is not reactionary though as I’ve waited half a day to process what I saw at the Emirates yesterday. Trying to make sense of the attitude towards the game is what rattled me as much as the unexpected scoreline. My wife and […]

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