29 Nov 2014

West Brom preview: AW on transfers: Thierry on a comeback

Morning all, a quick Saturday morning preview/round-up for you. After a good win in midweek against Dortmund, we’ve got to take the positives from that and take three points back to London as we visit West Brom today. That we’ll have to do that without Mikel Arteta, Jack Wilshere, Theo

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Arsenal Gentleman's Weekly Review
28 Nov 2014

Arsenal Gentleman’s Weekly Review

We shall turn to the event’s of Odin’s Day presently but first I wish to tell you a story. I have used the players’ modern nicknames rather than their correct Gentleman names. A fellow is walking across Archway Bridge in Highgate. He spots a man in an Arsenal strip, standing

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
28 Nov 2014

Knacked Jack whacks back at hack cack + Arsecast 331

Good morning, welcome to Friday and welcome to the beginning of another injury crisis (possibly). With Laurent Koscielny back in the squad this week and Mathieu Debuchy just a quick tidy-up of his mohawk away from playing again, things were beginning to look up. However, after Mikel Arteta picking up

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27 Nov 2014

The finishing touch: starring Dan and Ollie

The sight of Olivier Giroud paying crumpled on the turf, his face wrinkled with pain, fingers snapping in anguish, is not uncommon. Despite his fits of pained pique, Giroud is generally a physically robust player, rarely injured and his one sustained injury during his Arsenal career has seen a miraculously

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27 Nov 2014

Arsenal 2-0 Borussia Dortmund: Sanogoal sets Gunners on their way

Match report – Player ratings – Video After the last couple of games I can’t even begin tell you how nice it is to sit here after a good performance and a good result. A 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund secured qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League

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26 Nov 2014

Arsenal v Borussia Dortmund – live blog

Join us this evening for live blogging of the Champions League tie between Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund, 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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26 Nov 2014

Dortmund preview: Wenger backs his players to come good

There’s mixed news on the injury front going into tonight’s Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund. The good: Laurent Koscielny is back in the squad and, if he’s back in the squad then he’s got to be in contention for a start. Having been out since October 5th, and with

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25 Nov 2014

Limit’s supposed to be the sky

The heroics of Aaron Ramsey’s 2013-14 season need little repeating. Quite aside from the winning goal in the FA Cup final, he grew into one of the finest box-to-box midfielders in Europe. A team which contains high energy players who can score and create, maintain high levels of defensive awareness,

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25 Nov 2014

Possibly the most awesome blog ever written*

We’ll have a press conference later today as Arsene Wenger prepares his team for tomorrow night’s Champions League game with Borussia Dortmund. It’s a game from which we really have to get something – not just in terms of our European ambitions, but for the team in general as we

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24 Nov 2014

Tactics column: Wilshere and Welbeck found wanting

In the end, it was hard not to think that the match hinged on Jack Wilshere. Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester United on Saturday might have had a more promising end had Wilshere buried one of his two good chances after an energetic start, instead the match turned after his

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
24 Nov 2014

Arsecast Extra Episode 43 – 24.11.2014

Here’s this week’s Arsecast Extra with myself and James from @Gunnerblog. On this week’s show we discuss the massive disappointment of the Manchester United defeat, the performance, the defensive strategy (or lack of) and missed chances. We also answer questions about Arsene Wenger, his future, how he deals with having

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24 Nov 2014

So now what? A Monday morning ramble.

So now what? That’s a genuine question and one that’s very difficult to answer. If there’s some small crumb of comfort this season it’s that only Chelsea have been any good and the fact that this is a small crumb of comfort is actually quite annoying. Nevertheless, it’s true. Despite

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