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It’s 2018 FFS

It is 2018, Snowflake. Hi @Nacho-Monreal. My 6 year old son asked me, why you are called Nacho and do you promote unhealthy salted snacks. I said I don’t know and I don’t know. Maybe you should change you name to ‘Vegan Chia and Quinoa Flakes Monreal’. It is 2018, after all. Hi @AlexLacazette. My […]

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Nacho up front in a 4-1-2-3-1 as Arsenal Seek To Startle Swedish Wheelbarrows [Europa League Preview]

I’m not the usual match previewer here on Gunners Town – but I thought I’d give it a bash. How hard can it be? First, a little background on tonight’s opponents… Background “Östersund” means ‘wheelbarrow’ in Swedish, and it’s quite appropriate, since the entire population could fit in a wheelbarrow. A very big wheelbarrow. Not […]

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First choice back 3

The Importance of Building Play From the Back with Arsenal’s 3 Central Defender System

Much of the Arsenal chat of late has revolved around the effectiveness of our recent Premier League lineups featuring the high-profile front 3 of Lacazette, Ozil, and Alexis. In their first competitive fixture together they displayed the cohesion of a far more experienced attack line as they combined for 3 goals and 2 assists in […]

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Monreal is the man making Arsenal Tick – Take a Bow Nacho.

Football is a team game where on-pitch partnerships and tactical instruction are of crucial importance. This point is even more evident in analysing a team’s defence: a mistake in the defensive third resonates with the fan-base and is more likely to be seen in isolation, leading to blame being placed on a single player. Midfield […]

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He's got to be ...

He’s Got to be SO NACHO – Monreal, a man who truly deserves a Terrace Chant!

So far in 2017/18 Nacho Monreal has been Arsenal’as star performer, certainly again our Mr Consistent. He has taken to the left central role and made it his own when many Arsenal fans assumed he would be rotated with Sead Kolasinac and left wingback or left back. According to on their score metrics he […]

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Alexis Wembley FA Cup Semi

Alexis Sanchez is Arsenal’s Wembley Hero and next up Maureen the Pantomime Villain

TBIF – The Weekly Gunners Town Crew Review Friday The 24th April, 2015 Welcome to Thank Bergkamp It’s Friday – where members of the Gunners Town writing team gather to take a look at the Arsenal week that’s just passed. It’s a simple format, really – each week, a smattering of our eclectic scribes will select a HERO, a VILLAIN, a HIGHLIGHT, and […]

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Mertesacker, like others, hasn't had a good season so far

Is Arsenal’s Defence truly that bad or is it the goals for that should cause concern?

Yesterday I was having a chat via Twitter with a fellow Gooner and serial podcaster, known on the internet as @RamblinGooner, about the upcoming winter transfers window and how Arsène Wenger will strengthen our squad. Will he sign a defender? Will he sign a defensive midfielder? Will he sign both? Then suddenly I found myself […]

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