Arsenal Gentleman's Weekly Review
05 Jun 2015

Arsenal Gentleman’s Weekly Review

First we consider the matter of the Football Association’s Crock of Shit first: that is, the charging of Monsieur Jacques for his utterances upon the victory omnibus on Sunday last. We know from past behaviour that the Football Association is hardly stocked with Britain’s finest minds. So on the off

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
05 Jun 2015

Winding down the FA Cup final week + Arsecast 355 (season finale)

Morning all, I come to you this morning very early because I’m struck down with illness and couldn’t sleep very well. I could tell you it’s just a common cold – most likely the consequence of a particularly heavy weekend last weekend, thus leaving myself more susceptible to the filthy

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tim_new_2015
04 Jun 2015

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George Orwell once said that the biggest struggle in life is seeing what is perched on the end of one’s nose. He wasn’t wrong, but sometimes it’s just as difficult to exert focus away from that which is staring you in the face. The question as to whether Arsenal have

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future
04 Jun 2015

The way things are going …

19th May 2034 Press release The NewsCorp FA have announced that Arsenal midfielder Archie Wilshere has been charged with two counts of bringing the game into disrepute. The first follows his interview on the SkyNet Broadcasting Platform following the club’s 4-0 win over The Glasgow Rangers of Celtic in the

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Arsenal squad 2015
03 Jun 2015

Squad assessment in 140 characters or less (ish) – 2015

In what’s now some kind of tradition, it’s time for the annual Arseblog squad assessment post. This time last year they were done in a kind of Twitter-ish style of around 140 characters, and I see no reason to change. So, let’s get it underway, starting with: Goalkeepers Wojciech Szczesny:

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home
02 Jun 2015

Home again, so here’s some random blathering

Morning to you all. I’m back in Dublin now, and faced with a mountain of catching up, replying to things, and generally getting back to normal to get on with – but despite how daunting that is, the weekend was all worth it. Fun times, folks, fun times. I know

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
01 Jun 2015

Arsecast Extra Episode 70 – 01.06.2015

Here’s this week’s Arsecast Extra with myself and James from @Gunnerblog. On this week’s FA Cup winning special we discuss winning the FA Cup on Saturday when we won the FA Cup by beating Aston Villa 4-0 to win the cup. We chat about the performances – both collective and

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tactics_new
01 Jun 2015

Tactics Column: Alexis comes infield to wreak havoc in cup final

Looking back on the season, perception is invariably skewed to the now; things that happened at the start of the season seem an impossibly long time ago. So what better reminder of Alexis Sanchez’s consistent brilliance than his scorcher in the FA Cup final, a wicked, swerving shot that deceived

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jack_cup
01 Jun 2015

What do you think of Jack?

Good morning to you from Edinburgh where Tom and I eventually got to yesterday despite some delays at the airport. It gave us another chance to watch the game over a few beers though. Ooof. We met up with Mrs Blogs, the Mugsmasher and some pals to continue what was

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facupwinners2015
31 May 2015

Arsenal 4-0 Aston Villa: Now that’s what I call a cup final performance

Match report – Player ratings – By the numbers – Video As I’ve mentioned before the 1979 FA Cup final is the first Arsenal game I can ever remember. Leaving aside the fact it means the cup has a special place in my footballing heart, it was that most Arsenal

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arseblog_live_new
30 May 2015

Arsenal v Aston Villa – FA Cup final live blog

Join us this evening for live blogging of the 2015 FA Cup final between Arsenal and Aston Villa, kick off at 17.30GMT. 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

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arsenal_villa
30 May 2015

FA Cup final preview: let’s make it another beautiful day

Well here we are again. FA Cup final day and while it’s not as warm as it was last year, it’s still London, we’re going to Wembley, and that feels good. It’s t-shirt (but with a jacket) and sunglasses day; a cold beer in an outside garden with friends day;

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