11 Mar 2015

Welbeck, Giroud, Monreal & Walcott’s challenge

Morning all. I hope you’re still basking in the warm glow of Monday night. Sure, the moment has passed but it still feels good. That we’ve managed to put an end to such an atrocious record at Old Trafford is a lovely consequence of reaching the FA Cup semi-finals. After

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10 Mar 2015

Tactics Column: Arsenal defeat United in stretched encounter

When Danny Welbeck pounced on Antonio Valencia’s errant pass midway through the second-half and slotted into an empty net, it hit home just how much Manchester United v Arsenal has changed over the years. For one, the match-winner has swapped sides, but it was the frequency with which the ball

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
10 Mar 2015

Arsecast Extra Episode 58 – 10.03.2015

Here’s this week’s Arsecast Extra with myself and James from @Gunnerblog. A day late but worth it! On this week’s show we discuss the most enjoyable 2-1 win over Man Utd in the FA Cup, focusing on Danny Welbeck’s goal, big performances from Coquelin and Monreal, a referee getting most

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10 Mar 2015

Man Utd 1-2 Arsenal: Oh boy Danny, Welbeck haunts United

Match report – By the numbers – Player ratings – Video Well, that was fun. A goal from one of their former players at Old Trafford sent us through to the semi-finals of the FA Cup against a United side who had been reduced to 10 men by a referee

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09 Mar 2015

Man Utd v Arsenal – live blog

Join us this evening for live blogging of the FA Cup quarter-final between Man Utd and Arsenal, 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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09 Mar 2015

Man Utd preview: A night of intense pressure ahead

I think it’s safe to say that even in this time of hyperbole, when a Super Sunday can be Burnley v Leicester which, with all due respect to both teams, isn’t that super at all, this is a big, big game tonight. An FA Cup quarter-final is always a pretty

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08 Mar 2015

The life of Riley

Not a lot going on this morning unfortunately, although I see our old pals the referees are making headlines again. The prodigious and consistent ineptitude is such that you might almost start to think it’s deliberate. The man in question yesterday, Anthony Taylor. He sent West Brom down to 10

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07 Mar 2015

Gabriel, Welbeck and remembering Oleg

Morning all. There appears to be a measure of *boilk* today, so a quick Saturday round-up is all you’re getting. We’ll start with Gabriel who is going to miss 2-3 weeks with a hamstring strain. It used to be the case that you couldn’t be considered an Arsenal player under

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Arsenal Gentleman's Weekly Review
06 Mar 2015

Arsenal Gentleman’s Weekly Review

THE TROPICS Dear readers, you find your Arsenal Gentleman in the tropics this past week. The world outside of Great Britain, as you will know, is quite the rum place. There are parts of it – the former British Empire – that have been forcibly civilised. Places where one can

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
06 Mar 2015

Ozil, spitting madness + Arsecast 343

Morning all, the fact that we’re playing on Monday leaves us with that horrible thing – a football free weekend. Any ball related japery we might enjoy will have to be of our own making, or we’ll look at what the others are doing and see if they can provide

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05 Mar 2015

Does Ashley still deserve the Cole shoulder?

Just over a decade has passed since Arsenal’s unbeaten season and testaments to that ‘Invincibles’ side have been bountiful. Most of that legendary squad has retired and, consequently, they have been generous with their reflections on their unique achievement. However, one member of that star studded cast has maintained a

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05 Mar 2015

QPR 1-2 Arsenal: Giroud and Alexis secure three big points

Match report – Player ratings – Video Not our most convincing performance of the season, but a big three points on a night when all the other teams around us also won. There were a couple of changes to the team that beat Everton with Tomas Rosicky coming in for

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