Arsenal tactics 2016
27 Sep 2016

Tactics Column: Chelsea undone by Arsenal’s inside game

It is fitting that for the game that celebrated his 20th anniversary at Arsenal, Arsene Wenger would rediscover his religion. Because, in defeating Chelsea with style, pace and movement – “the kind of football we want to play”, Wenger said after the 3-0 win – he has stumbled on the

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Walcott 750 2016 chelsea
27 Sep 2016

On 50:50 Walcott tackling his way to form + Coq update

Is everybody still basking in the glory of Saturday evening’s sumptuous victory? Of course you are. Quite right. Well done you. Soak it up. These glorious moments don’t come around nearly as often as they should. Blogs has asked me to fill in as he makes his way back to

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Arsecast Live NYC
26 Sep 2016

Arsecast Extra Episode 141 Live in NYC – 26.09.2016

Welcome to another Arsecast Extra, the Arsenal podcast, with myself and James from @Gunnerblog. This special episode was recorded live in the Barleycorn bar in New York, thanks to our friends at Arsenal NYC. James and I relive some fun times in the big city, enjoy the 3-0 win over

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26 Sep 2016

I am still laughing at Diego Costa

Goodly morning to you all from New York. I am 45 today and unfortunately I did not meet Cagney and Lacey. I suppose I could be disappointed at that but I choose to look on the bright side. Instead I want to say thank you again to all the people

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25 Sep 2016

Arsenal 3-0 Chelsea: That was good and I liked it

Match report – Player ratings – Video Yesterday, in real life and on Twitter, many people suggested that my presence in New York was a ‘lucky charm’ and that I, along with James from Gunnerblog, should stay here. This would apparently ensure we win the league. Folks, I’m prepared to

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24 Sep 2016

Chelsea preview: Arsenal can’t afford to fall over

Morning (or afternoon if you’re in the Europe time zone type thing). It’s Chelsea today in the Premier League and we are seriously overdue a win. You have to go back to that incredible game in 2011 for the last time we beat them. You know the one, Andre Santos

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Arsenal Gentleman's Weekly Review
23 Sep 2016

Arsenal Gentleman’s Weekly Review

Only the most isolated of hermits will by now be unaware of Hull’s imminent status of ‘UK City of Culture’. Unlike its European counterpart, which has awarded Capital of Culture status to such boring and obvious places such as Athens, Florence, Dublin, Paris, Copenhagen, Prague, and, erm, Liverpool, the UK

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23 Sep 2016

Start spreading the news, I’m boilking today

I got back to my hotel last night with the express intention of writing a blog that would be available first thing Europe time but tiredness, jetlag and Bulleit Rye overtook me. I did write something though, so it wasn’t a total bust. Thanks WordPress for saving this piece of

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Tim Stillman column Arseblog
22 Sep 2016


‘What’s eating Alex Oxlade Chamberlain?’ It’s a question that has been, well, eating large swathes of the Arsenal fan base for some time now. Since signing as an exciting 18 year old in 2011, The Ox’s seasons seemed to take on a familiar arc. Brief flashes of promise, punctuated by

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22 Sep 2016

Win a copy of Ian Wright’s fantastic new book

There can’t be anybody out there who doesn’t want to win a copy of Ian Wright’s ‘My autobiography’, so you’re all in luck. We have 10 signed copies to give away and all you have to do is answer this really simple question: From which club did Arsenal sign Ian

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
22 Sep 2016

EFL Cup gives Wenger some nice thinking to do + Arsecast 398

Morning, it’s a very quick one for you today. It’s mostly just a blog to give you fresh Arses and a few things to read as I have to get out of the house very shortly. I’m heading for New York today ahead of our live Arsecast Extra recording there

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Forest 0-4 Arsenal 2016
21 Sep 2016

Nottingham Forest 0-4 Arsenal: Second string show quality and depth

Match report – Player ratings – Video Well that was quite fun. When a manager makes 11 changes from his previous team, takes none of that team with him at all, and packs his bench full of kids, you can never be quite sure how things are going to go.

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