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Arteta’s Arsenal 4231 in 2021 needs an Olivier Giroud with Pace? – Edouard or Lukaku anyone?

I read two excellent whilst differing articles on Sunday, after Arsenal’s limp attacking display at Villa Park. Both were posing questions about Arteta’s strikers and while differing in their conclusions, the consistent message was that perhaps neither Lacazette or Aubameyang are the central striker the manager needs or wants for his team. Given that the […]

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A tribute to Aaron Ramsey – Je ne regrette rien

A tribute to Aaron Ramsey By now, you have to live under a rock not to know Aaron Ramsey has played his last game for Arsenal. The fact it’s Ramsey’s last season has sparked a lot of debate over his persona: have the Club done enough to keep him, how important he is for the […]

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Danny became a Gooner at OT

Arsenal’s Europa hopes pinned on Welbeck – Danny’s Top 5 Finest Gooner Moments!

With the untimely injury to Alexandre Lacazette, Wenger is facing an unwanted situation. With Aubameyang being Europa League ineligible, combined with the sales of Giroud and Walcott, the simple fact is that Danny Welbeck is Arsenal’s only senior striking option for this Thursday. Indeed, the England International maybe the sole option, if we set aside […]

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Alternative attacking substitution to Giroud

An Alternative Sub to Giroud – Inside track on teen sensation Eddie Nketiah with Jeorge Bird

Have you ever watched the film the Lion King? Perhaps you’ve seen a David Attenborough documentary on big cats in the wild, maybe you watched Cats the musical. OK the last one is unlikely to wield much help in this regard but the first two you’ll have noticed how when there are older lions on […]

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100 Not Out

Man of the Match Nelson, Man of the Moment Giroud -As Gunners win in Belarus

BATE Borizov 2-4 Arsenal Europa League 28th September 2017   Arsenal haven’t played much in Belarus before. BATE Borizov are the long-running champions of Belarus, and narrowly missed out of Champions League qualification. They have however played and done well vs. Bayern Munich amongst others in previous seasons. So whilst it was not going to […]

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The Changing faces of Theo

Theo Walcott – “An enigma wrapped in a paradox and shrouded in a conundrum”

“An enigma wrapped in a paradox and shrouded in a conundrum” Gunners Town’s thoughts on Theo. During the past week, the Gunners Town Collective have been discussing the enigma that is Theo Walcott. Over the past 11 years, he has divided the fan base on his potential and position in the team.   Firstly @ArsenalNWales: […]

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Nobody wants to live in a world where Jame Carragher is right

Arsenal begin season being ‘Arsenally’ – Plus Zonal marking to be banned to shut up Jame Carragher

So, a new football season, and all the joy it brings, is upon us once more, and I’ve decided to have a go at bringing back the season diary. I’ve not written in quite a while now for one reason or another, so if this is shit you can blame it on that. I was […]

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Leaving for peanuts

Arsenal – From a Club who produced talent and sold Big, to a Club who buys Big and sells for Peanuts

£ 887.4m EIGHTHUNDREDSEIGHTYSEVENMILLIONS-AND-A-HALF. Repeat it out loud, do it several times. Again and again. This is the amount of money spent by Premier League clubs this summer, so far. Considering that today it’s July, 20th and there’s still over  a month to go before the transfer window shuts down, this amount could even double when […]

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‘Loyalty is unwavering in good times and bad times.’ I am not a religious person myself, but that potent quote found in the Proverbs book of the Bible has flashed across my mind in what is warming up to be a long drag through the mud for Gooners worldwide, because; Our club is going to […]

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Who can forget?

Welbeck back in for Giroud to taunt the Foxes once again – AFC v LCFC

Tonight’s clash with Leicester City marks our first game on home soil for three weeks, with that 3-0 win and performance against West Ham now a very distant memory. Since then we had the disaster that was Crystal Palace away, followed by Arsene Wenger’s unexpected tactical switch to a 5-3-1-1 with wing-backs at Middlesbrough. Then […]

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