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Our Transfer Dealings would be different with David Dein – In Praise of our former Vice-Chairman

Yesterday I posted a tweet saying I wished David Dein was still conducting Arsenal’s transfer affairs. This caused quite a reaction with fans either agreeing or mentioning all the bad things they considered he did to the club. There is no doubt he made plenty of mistakes along the way. However, I think overall the […]

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Sol Campbell

Judas to Spurs but Double Winning Invincible Highbury Hero to Gunners – Sol Campbell

Just a relatively short hop back in the time machine to the summer of 2001, when Tottenham’s captain crossed the great divide in the most sensational Arsenal transfer of them all. Instantly becoming a Highbury Hero before he had even kicked a ball for us. Yes, it’s Sol Campbell! Sol was a rock at the […]

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Arsenal Unveil New Head Coach Unai Emery

Emery will face challenges on and off the pitch going into his first year – So far so good though!

Emery will face challenges on and off the pitch going into his first year There has been plenty of discussion since last month’s slightly surprising appointment of Unai Emery as to whether he will be able to unite the fans and finally help the Gunners find that extra two percent to rise from perennial also […]

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Media darling and media punch bag

Big Club, Smaller Club -Milan have Internazionale, Liverpool have Everton and Arsenal have their Spurs

Us vs. Them Arsenal vs. Tottenham Hotspur 18th Nov. 2017 – Emirates Stadium preview They’re coming here. That’s right, the club with fewer trophies than us. The club with far less league titles than us. The club with a far smaller turnover and global fanbase than us. But I love that they: – claim to […]

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Was it worth it?

The Emirates Stadium Move – 11 Years on, was it all worth it?

Was The Emirates worth it? The date is May 17th 2006, you may find yourself sat in the Stade De France in Paris or in your local pub down the street, or possibly you may find yourself at home. Whatever your possible location one thing is certain, you are watching the Champions League final clash […]

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Kristian Bielik

Kristian Bielik: Real Deal or Arsenal Hype (From The Horse’s Mouth)

By James Howson (Gunners Town Scout) Over the years Arsenal have had some of the best centre backs in English football, players like David O’Leary, Sol Campbell, Tony Adams. Of recent times Laurent Koscielny has been a key figure at the back but although he’s been a top performer, Arsenal have struggled to be as […]

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If Wenger is right on ‘Last Year of Contracts’ it is the end of Football as we know it

“Yes, I think in the future you will see that more and more. Players going to the end of their contracts. Why? Because transfers become so high, even for normal players, that you will see more and more players going to the end of their contract because nobody will want to pay the amount of […]

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It began with FA Cup Glory

Wenger’s FA Cup Journey – Loved, disrespected, needed, loved again and now ‘Last Hope for Glory’

It is a strange time to be an Arsenal supporter and the emotion or feeling that sadly most adequately describes my state of mind is ‘resigned’. It seems highly likely that come the summer now we will find ourselves entering a new era with a new manager for the first full season in 21 years. […]

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So close Sol

Arsenal’s route to the Champions League final

Arsenal’s route to the Champions League final Back in May 2006, Arsenal were just 14 minutes away from winning the Champions League for the first time. Talismanic defender Sol Campbell had nodded the Gunners in front before half-time against Barcelona, despite a red card for goalkeeper Jens Lehmann in the 18th minute; Arséne Wenger’s side […]

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Sol Campbell and Arsene Wenger

Wenger the talent scout: His best bargains

Arsene Wenger says he loves a bargain in the transfer market, and the facts certainly show this to be true. The Frenchman has a knack for spotting talent, and he has revolutionised the way even rival clubs find players. Under Wenger’s reign, Arsenal has managed to consecutively qualify for the champion’s league every season, despite […]

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