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A Coaches Coach: how Arteta’s coaching skills ran the Foxes ragged

A coaches coach POSITIVES, NEEDS and HOPES I wasn’t really ‘Wenger Out.’ I wasn’t ‘Wenger In’, either. I was more ‘Wenger frustrated.’ I spent the post 2010 period largely frustrated. Whether it was the fact that we always seemed 2-3 players short of competing or the more pertinent point, that it became clear that he […]

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Lack of quality and creativity in final third proving problematic for toothless Arsenal [ARS 0-1 LEI]

Almost directly on the back of losing our first league game at home since December, fans vented their frustrations far and wide on the glaring lack of quality and creativity in the final third. For me it was the worst performance under Arteta by a long stretch in a game that sent shivering reminders of […]

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The System or the Game? Arteta’s coaching style on trial… [Positive Needs & Hopes]

The System or the Game POSITIVES, NEEDS and HOPES Some games feel more important than others. Yesterdays game felt particularly important. This might have been because our results have been as expected so far. This game was against an equal. It had the power to send us one point off top, but even though we […]

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Despite resilience and structure, Gunners rue missed chances and red card [All the vital statistics]

Vital Statistics from Arsenal 1-1 Leicester City Premier League • Matchday 34 • 07 July 2020 In a performance that showed resilience, battle, structure and a superb attitude, we can find ourselves unlucky not to take the 3 points after the damaging red card and our unfortunate inability to finish key chances and put the […]

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Clean sheets and wins against the Foxes and the Tiny Totts in Arsenal’s “Death Run” please!

Gunners Town Pod – Suburbs Edition Episode 3 – 6th July 2020 Ben, Chris and Steve get all excitable discussing two wins, two clean sheets, the prospect of more wins and more clean sheets against Leicester and The Tiny Totts as Arsenal enter the current ‘death run’. The need to get Auba to ‘SignDaTing’ also […]

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Assessing Arsenal’s next 9 Premier League fixtures and predicting their position in the Premier League table.

Assessing Arsenal’s next 9 premier league fixtures and predicting their position in the Premier League table. Back in 2003-04, Arsenal scaled a seemingly insurmountable peak when they went through an entire league season unbeaten, earning themselves the nickname of the ‘Invincibles’ and pocketing another Premier League crown. However, since then, the Gunners haven’t managed to […]

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Leicester 3-0 Arsenal: Were Summer transfer decisions told in Spring?! [Positive Needs & Hopes]

WERE SUMMER DECISIONS TOLD IN SPRING? Positives, Needs and Hopes Were Summer transfer decisions told to the players in Spring? This is an educated guess, not knowledge…… What happened after the Napoli tie? Such an impressive result against a very good opponent and then a total 3 game collapse. I don’t think it’s too far […]

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Leicester City 3-0 Arsenal – Woeful Gunners Wengered by Foxes in hunt for Top 4 [with Player Ratings]

Out-Foxed at the King Power     This was a new low. And I feel it was coming from the off. The team selection was fair, in terms of the player quality. It was seemingly a 442 we were playing, but then from the off, Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers got his players up for it, […]

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Emery and Ozil turn zero points to 3…. Positives, Needs and Hopes

As it should be, a coach of a top side equips his lacklustre team at half time to have new ideas. Transforms and swings the game from east to west. Mr Emery, you impressed. Puel may have found a great tactical plan first half but when it mattered your decisions completely swung the game. Also, […]

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Arsenal 3-1 Leicester City – Premier League review

Started off slow but out “Foxed” Leicester.   This game showed a similar pattern to that of the Watford, Everton, and West Ham games. Leicester clearly had a game plan, which was to press us high up the pitch, and it worked to a good degree. Again, we started slow, and then grew into and […]

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