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A Fan’s Firsthand View of Arsenal’s 70/71 Historic Double – Part 1

Everyone at Highbury and all the fans including me were looking forward to the new season with great excitement and expectation after the team’s success in the Fairs Cup. However Arsenal couldn’t have had a tougher start to the 1970-71 season. Away to the Champions Everton at a raucous Goodison Park. The Gunners were one […]

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A Fan’s Firsthand View of Arsenal’s 70/71 Historic Double – The Prelude

This week marks the 50th anniversary of The Arsenal winning their first ever historic Double. I’m 64 years old and back then as a 14 year old living in South Woodford recently moved from Hackney. I used listen to The Beatles singing “When I’m Sixty Four” and couldn’t imagine being that age as that seemed […]

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Arsenal 4-2 Leeds: A quality performance seals the deal, as Auba snatches the Match Ball {Detailed Analysis}

A line-breaking pass from deep, positional rotations and a smart finish; elements that were on display in Arsenal’s first goal against Leeds (described below). In this piece, I provide a review of the game.  Formations in and out of possession Arsenal continued to persist with the 4-2-3-1 that has brought greater levels of consistency in […]

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A game of two halves and one half-time hairdryer: how Arteta turned a tough tie around

There is certainly history with regard to Arsenal vs Leeds and in their previous FA Cup fixture, Thierry Henry, on loan from New York Red Bulls Soccer team, came back to reignite his career with the Gunners in 2012. Henry’s goal against Leeds in the FA Cup in his heroic return – with a typically […]

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Arsenal 1-0 Leeds: When Bad Is Perfect [Positive Needs & Hopes]

When bad is perfect Positives, Needs and Hopes  I have two hopes when going into the first few games of a season with the team I coach. I want to be exposed and I want to win. I want to be exposed so I know what needs to change and be fixed before the bigger […]

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Arsenal v Leeds (FA Cup 3rd Round Preview) – Order takes on Chaos in tricky cup tie for Arteta

Arsenal vs Leeds FA Cup third round preview Born and raised in Leeds for a third of my life, its hard to not feel a sense of affinity or almost nationality when it comes to football clubs, as is the case for me with Leeds United. Although I started supporting Arsenal in my teens, there […]

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“Wrighty-esque” Eddie cementing his Arsenal future at Leeds [Exclusive Interview]

In October 2017 I wrote about a young Arsenal lion named Eddie Nketiah who came roaring to prominence with the winning goal in the league cup victory for Arsenal against Norwich. At the time Arsenal’s front line consisted of Theo Walcott , Danny Welbeck and Olivier Giroud, who all seemed to be struggling for form […]

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Silent, but Deadly – Stan is killing Arsenal: Kroenke Must Go.

I agree with Lario3, who replied to Callum Perret`s excellent article. I am not willing to accept that we as fans should be expected to stand idly by while the club disintegrates. Next season Man City, Liverpool, Spurs, Chelsea and Newcastle will quite possibly finish ahead of us and Leicester will be right on our […]

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1972-2017 An Unconditional Love Affair with ‘The Arsenal’

A guest post from an Irish Gooner, who has supported The Arsenal through thick and thin since 1972. We all have different stories. Sometimes it is important to hear what unites us, rather than what divides us. Enjoy. I just saw you are inviting Arsenal fans to submit a blog to your site. I am […]

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