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Player Positional Changes working for The Arsenal – Part 1.

There is never a shortage of items to write about re Arsenal FC. It could be the significance of a last second winner v Burnley; the switch from Plumstead to Highbury and the pain it still causes some fans of THFC; Alex James, Jimmy Logie and  George Eastham; comparing the turnaround skills of Chapman and […]

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Arsene Who?

Part one -The first 10 years…. 20 years? 20 years since the unknown French manager walked through the door and who would have thought he would still be manager to this day. Wenger arrived at Highbury in October 1996 and Arsenal fans didn’t have a clue who he was. Wenger had a lot to prove […]

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Current Squad Improving?

Arsenal History proves squads can improve and win without signings – 71 and 02 Double Winners?

Post transfer-window, one of the arguments I saw posed by fans was that the current squad cannot win the league because the current squad hasn’t been able to do so for the last two seasons. On paper, that makes sense.  How can the same group of players, who have failed to put up a challenge […]

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Against the early odds Arsenal's Mr.Consistent

Arsenal’s Unsung Hero and Mr.Consistent has the highest pass completion in Europe

During the last day of the 2013 January transfer window, Arsenal paid a reported fee of £8.3 million pounds for Spanish left back Nacho Monreal. The signing was met with much exasperation and irritation as most Arsenal fans expected a superstar, and not some unknown Spanish defender who was best known for those maddening ‘Nacho’ […]

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Arsene Wenger’s Top 12 Signings for The Arsenal

It is a very subjective subject, of course, so I hope it inspires some discussion below the post in the comments, but here are my Dozen Best Wenger Signings, from 1996 – 2015. Why 12? Why not?! It’s like a reverse ‘Dirty Dozen!’ Fees are those as stated on the superlative’s Transfer Centre. These […]

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Invincibles Doc Premiere Exclusive

Last night saw the premiere of the much anticipated ‘Invincibles Doc’ the inside story of Arsenal’s historic unbeaten league season in 2003/2004. The documentary, which has taken over two years to put together, includes contributions from Arsene Wenger, Thierry Henry, Jens Lehmann and Sol Campbell and other key squad members.     In the film […]

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Arsenal can beat Chelsea and here are the reasons why! – Best preview you will read.

Clive P’s 5 Points is back….. Big weeks get you thinking. Chelsea our nemesis – we have won 4 out of the last 24 games vs this team. Roman has changed the landscape of English football and London football. ·         Chelsea have more money injected by the ownership model. ·         Chelsea have a better up to date […]

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Wenger’s best twelve signings for the Arsenal Revealed!

With the summer’s transfer rumours in full swing, and players such as Alexis Sanchez and Serge Aurier being linked heavily, here are my top Wenger signings so far. I think there is argument for Mesut Ozil to be amongst these players, but after one season, it is hard to tell…at least for me. It is […]

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Captain’s leaving, BFG to be given armband,new Right back coming and Bentley retiring

O Captain, your subconscious has wrecked my Bentley “O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done; The ship has weathered every rack, the prize we sought is won; The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting, While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring: But O heart! […]

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Per Mertesacker better than Tony Adams? Jack Wilshere and Mesut Ozil hit back at Arsenal critics during November to remember

Ram, Flam, thank you ma’am. Job done in Wales as the Arsenal go marching on in the Premier League and Europe. Saturday was just the latest in a recent series of enjoyable days to be a Gooner, thanks to a big win against a Cardiff City side that triumphed over Manchester City as well as […]

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