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Chief Whip? Josh Kroenke with Gazidis and Sir Chips

A case for stability: Is The Kroenke Way all that bad in a chaotic world?

Football’s link to money has been well-documented. From highly paid players to mega-money buyouts, our beloved sport has become more about business than ever before. While there are indeed many success stories for risk takers in both business and football, it is often a measured approach made by the most successful people. Perhaps it’s worth […]

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A Game for the Others: when unexpected players don the hero’s cape [ARS 2-0 NEW]

A Game for the Others POSITIVES, NEEDS and HOPES Best laid plans. Sometimes you’ve got to bin them. Players you expect to make the difference could sometimes be out there all night. Not happening. Opponents drive your choices as much as you can. Then sometimes you win but only if you aren’t stubborn. You can’t […]

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Arsenal’s “30’s-Too-Old” Policy: do we move the clocks back for Laca?

What’s going to happen now with Alexandre Lacazette? It’s a nice conundrum to have and testament to how he’s turned around favour with the club and fans that it is now a valid question to be asked. Do we do all we can to keep him? Do we cash in? Should it be a long […]

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No room for sentiment, no room for Willock: Arsenal should sell Joe (for his sake and theirs)

Seven consecutive games with his name on the scoresheet, that’s quite an achievement for Joe Willock.If there’s one ideal example of a perfect loan deal, it has to be Joe Willock’s stint at St. James’s Park.…and that is why we should be selling him.When he left for Newcastle, Joe Willock was a peripheral figure in […]

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Martinelli’s display has created serious headache for Arteta! An analysis of Arsenal’s win against Newcastle

Despite the fact that this was a poor Newcastle side, it was integral that Arsenal would go into their season-defining game against Villareal with a positive mindset and the performance provided on Tyneside was definitely required. In this piece, an analysis of Arsenal’s win against the Magpies is discussed. In possession In the absence of […]

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Quicker, why quicker? How Arsenal’s pace overwhelmed Newcastle – the template for Thursday success

Quicker, why quicker? POSITIVES, NEEDS and HOPES Watching that performance yesterday I had two main emotions…….. relaxed and frustrated. It was quite lovely to be able to watch a game with almost zero stress. It looked to me that Newcastle might just be the worst coached team I’ve seen in many a year. Probably the […]

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Mikel Arteta wants to help Nicolas Pepe succeed at the Emirates

  Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta is willing to help Nicolas Pepe improve and succeed with his team, having picked out what the Ivorian forward has to do for their upcoming games. The Ivory international moved to the Emirates Stadium during the summer transfer window in 2019 from Ligue club Lille for £72 million, which […]

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#ARSNEW 4-0 – Systems vs Swagger: magic can’t be scripted [Positive Needs & Hopes]

Systems vs Swagger Positives, Needs and Hopes  One of the most frustrating parts of coaching is when you spend endless hours working on what seems like such a good idea only for it to hurt the team. I can’t prove this but the first half against Newcastle looked like a plan shut down. In my […]

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Good news: the 2 most important qualities in modern football – this Arsenal team has them (in abundance)!

‘The 2 most important qualities in modern football’ I predict that Arsenal will finish 3rd. I also predict that we will finish significantly closer in points to the winner than last season. I have thought hard about this and my confidence is founded in two things…. Firstly, the club didn’t leave us ‘two or three […]

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The New Premier League Season: Can Arsenal Kick Off With A Victory?

The New Premier League Season: Can Arsenal Kick Off With A Victory? Season 2019/2020 is finally here and we are surely going to enjoy a lot of interesting games in the English Premier League this year. Can other teams keep up with Manchester City and Liverpool this time and make the title race much more […]

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