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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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Cech back

Has Cech Petr-ed out?

I like Cech, but this season he has been pretty poor. As of now (the international break), he has 4 Premier League clean sheets, which is not that far behind Courtois, Lloris, or de Gea as other top six team keepers. He, of course, holds the Premier League all-time clean sheet record, and the joint […]

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Atrocious refereeing, Xhaka’s idiocy and Swansea’a resilience could have cost us – But heh they didn’t!

Well, that was fun, wasn’t it? Kidding, kidding. It was gut-wrenching, nail-baiting and hair-raising, but we held on in the end. Despite atrocious refereeing, Xhaka’s idiocy and Swansea’a resilience. Each of these three factors could have cost us, indeed I can name a handful of occasions when below-par refereeing, one individual’s mistakes or opposition’s stubborn […]

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A Granit Swiss Rock or a Returning French Coq to bash the Swans? – No birds harmed in the writing of this blog!!

Howdy. Premier League action finally returns and with it does the actual football. This weekend promises to be very exciting for neutrals, as Chelsea take on Leicester in an early kick-off on Saturday, City face Everton on Sunday and United go to Anfield to try and slow down Klopp’s men. Oh, there’s also the small […]

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Swansea vs Arsenal

Swansea preview: the spat of injuries shouldn’t affect our momentum

There is a saying in Russian which goes like this “Осталось только день простоять и ночь продержаться”. In English it will read roughly “You must hold out for a day and a night only”. I don’t know if there’s an equivalent in English, for two reasons: I was never really good at proverbs and use […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Technology broke Gooner hearts – but this Villain’s tears cheered us up…

TBIF – The Weekly Gunners Town Crew Review Friday The 15th May, 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 a LOWLIGHT from […]

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