rooney_blimp
17 Feb 2015

Up against the big boys in the FA Cup 1/4 finals

Morning. I guess we’ll start with the draw for the quarter-finals of the FA Cup and we’ve got a trip to Old Trafford as the next step on our road to defending the trophy. They beat Preston last night thanks to some outrageous cheating and inept officiating. For the first

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
16 Feb 2015

Arsecast Extra Episode 55 – 16.02.2015

Here’s this week’s Arsecast Extra with myself and James from @Gunnerblog. On this week’s show we look back on the 2-0 win over Boro in the FA Cup yesterday, a great team display but also some fantastic individual performances, not least from Santi Cazorla and Mesut Ozil. We rate Gabriel’s

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boro_facup
16 Feb 2015

Arsenal 2-0 Middlesbrough: Gunners dazzle to reach quarter-finals

Match report – By the numbers – Player ratings – Video Two goals in two minutes from Olivier Giroud were enough to secure passage into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup yesterday, but the scoreline didn’t really do justice to Arsenal’s performance. Boro’s Spanish keeper Tomas Mejias made a number

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arseblog_live_new
15 Feb 2015

Arsenal v Middlesbrough – live blog

Join us this afternoon for live blogging of the FA Cup meeting between Arsenal and Middlesbrough, kick off at 16.00GMT. Live blog is 100% free to follow on your computer or mobile device and gives you real time text commentary from the match. This season we’ve added a mobile specific

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boro_preview
15 Feb 2015

Boro preview: Changes expected, but Arsenal have to be aware

It’s FA Cup 5th round action today as we get ready to face Middlesbrough, slayers of the hubristic Man City in the last round. They arrive full of confidence as they sit top of the Championship, and in great form too. They’re unbeaten in 10 games, scoring 17 goals and

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tv
14 Feb 2015

Saturday round-up: Ramsey, Alexis and TV money

Morning all. A quick Saturday round-up for you. The team news from yesterday came with confirmation of Aaron Ramsey’s hamstring strain, but with the development that it was a ‘grade one’, the least serious. You might remember when Lukas Podolski missed over 3 months when he tore his hamstring last

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Arsenal Gentleman's Weekly Review
13 Feb 2015

Arsenal Gentleman’s Weekly Review

One advantage of having a retinue of butlers, under-butlers, footmen, gardeners, a chauffeur, a Lady’s maid and a valet is that when times become a little overwhelming, they do their best to shield the master of the house from bad news. And so it was that after Mr. Orwell poked

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
13 Feb 2015

Turtlenecks, goalkeepers and Arsecast 340

Good morning to you, it’s a pretty quiet Friday morning. Little of any note happened yesterday. The most exciting thing was Olivier Giroud giving an interview in a turtleneck. Now, don’t get me wrong. I’m all for a good turtleneck, especially in the winter. As I’ve grown older my neck

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tim_new_2015
12 Feb 2015

Ospina and Szczesny keep the debate going

David Ospina has played 6 games in goal for Arsenal since New Year’s Day. Whilst we are a long way from being able to formulate definite conclusions about his abilities, there is enough of a sample now to revisit the goalkeeping debate. Ospina played well in January, amassing four clean

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arsenal_clown_shoes
12 Feb 2015

Ramsey’s injury opens the door for Wilshere’s return

I had a dream last night I was going to a North London derby at White Hart Lane with Tim Stillman. I was under strict instructions not to dress in Arsenal colours so I was all in dark clothes … except for a gigantic pair of shiny Arsenal branded clown

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ozil_koscielny_leicester
11 Feb 2015

Arsenal 2-1 Leicester: An unconvincing, but welcome, three points

Match report – Player ratings – Video The most important thing last night was ensuring we took three points to bounce back from Saturday’s defeat, and in the end that’s what we got. However, it would make for a pretty boring blog this morning if we didn’t look at it

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arseblog_live_new
10 Feb 2015

Arsenal v Leicester City – live blog

Join us this afternoon for live blogging of the Premier League meeting between Arsenal and Leicester City, kick off at 19.45GMT. Live blog is 100% free to follow on your computer or mobile device and gives you real time text commentary from the match. This season we’ve added a mobile

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