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Old rivals: Liverpool's Klopp and City's Guardiola go head-to-head for Premier League honours

6 into 4 – 4 into 2: the Premier League’s ‘top six’ battle it out for lucrative Champions League spots

With 15 games left to play in the Barclays Premier League, the race for Champions League positions is tightening up. It would be fair to say that, as it stands, it is a 6-horse race for the 4 places allocated to English sides in Europe’s top football competition, and the wealth it offers. As the […]

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Emery to Arsenal’s Sideshow Matt: “Get your hair cut, young man!”

Get your hair cut, young man Another game at Old Trafford, another Old Trafford non red card. Sideshow Matt… …was breaking away & Fellaini, proving to all that he is the dog we all know he is, and following to Maureen’s script, used any means necessary to stop him. Typically, at Old Trafford, the ref […]

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Best Of Enemies: Wenger-Ferguson, Relive One of Sport’s Greatest Rivalries

There have been many great sporting rivalries over the years. Muhammad Ali versus Joe Frazier, Bjorn Borg versus John McEnroe, Sebastian Coe versus Steve Ovett and Nigel Benn versus Chris Eubank are just a few unforgettable rivalries. What they all had in common was they all had a real edge to them. They didn’t really […]

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Bye bye Jack, Hello Ainslee

Jack is Dead. All Hail, Ainsley! AMN seizes his Arsenal moment

Ainsley Maitland-Niles’ Wilshere Moment On February 16, 2011, the world saw one of the greatest midfield performances in European club football history, all by a 19 year old footballer from Arsenal football club, a youngster who had the world at his feet, and two legends, Xavi and Iniesta, in the back of his pocket. Jack […]

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Arsenal set to play a ‘B’ team in an ‘A’ list fixture, as Two Old Enemies set to part as Friends!?

I see ourselves and United as similar clubs in many ways. Both have been definitive in shaping the Premier League as a global sporting brand. Both have had iconic players and managers, in PL history and prior. For every Best, Sir Bobby, Robson, Keane, Schmeichel, Beckham and Cantona, there is a Jennings, O’Leary, Brady, Adams, […]

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Will Arsenal be a post-Sir Alex Man United 2.0?

I don’t think so….(really I don’t….)   So it’s been decided. Wenger is leaving. I’ve been Wenger out for a while now. But then I hold strongly mixed emotions in this context. I’m both surprised and unsurprised. It had to happen, but I didn’t anticipate it at this time. Moreover, whilst the latter years were […]

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Hello Henrikh! Mkhitaryan is an Arsenal player – Interview & First Photo Shoot

Courtesy Arsenal Media Henrikh Mkhitaryan has signed for Arsenal on a long-term contract in a deal which sees Alexis Sanchez join Manchester United. Henrikh made 39 appearances while at Manchester United, scoring five times and was part of their UEFA Europa League winning squad last season. He is the captain of the Armenian national team […]

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If you believe Wenger is a Failure, you’re Deluded. Here’s why.

Introduction I don’t know how to break this to you gently – so I’m just going to come out and say it… If you have been clamouring for Arséne Wenger’s departure based on any reason other than you’re throwing an emotional hissy-fit of entitlement and frustration – then you are, at best, seriously misguided, and at worst, […]

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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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Memories of Munich: how today’s Brazilian tragedy affects us all

ARSENAL CIRCULAR 160 Graham Perry November 2016 Quite a few topical comments but let me remind you all of how we felt on 6 February 1958 when you learned of the Munich Air Crash. I mention this because for football people all over the world they will read today with mounting anguish of the reports […]

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