liarliar
07 Jan 2015

Make a £64m bid for my hoop

January. What a month. As TS Eliot once said, “January is a time for Brigadoons, rapscallions and the kind of man that would fart in an elevator and look at you to shift the blame.” He knew what he was talking about. It’s an exhausting month, what with the getting

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tactics_new
06 Jan 2015

Tactics Column: Analysing Arsenal’s performances over the festive period

By design or by accident, Arsenal stronger down the right Arsenal’s first two fixtures of the festive period were predicted to be comfortable 6-pointers, though we all know it’s not as simple as that. And sure enough, Arsenal were pushed hard in both matches, but against QPR at home, much

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schoolyard_pitch
06 Jan 2015

Stadium dreams, FA Cup draw, Szmoking drama

Sometimes dreams are mysterious. You don’t know what they mean and why your crippling self-doubt is manifesting itself in weird, cinematic experiences inside your head when you sleep. Sometimes though, it’s obvious it’s just the superficial crap you’ve been reading/watching that day. Like dreaming about zombies after watching the Walking

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
05 Jan 2015

Arsecast Extra Episode 49 – 05.01.2015

Here’s this week’s Arsecast Extra with myself and James from @Gunnerblog. On this week’s show we look back at yesterday’s 2-0 win over Hull in the FA Cup, the performances of Alexis and Theo Walcott as well as the loan transfer of Lukas Podolski to Inter Milan. We also answer

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alexis_hull
05 Jan 2015

Arsenal 2-0 Hull: Tigers tamed by Chilean beast

Match report – Player ratings – Video While the second half saw the visitors with more of the ball, I don’t think the scoreline really reflected the chances we had throughout the game, and overall this was a well deserved passage through the 4th round of the FA Cup. We

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arseblog_live_new
04 Jan 2015

Arsenal v Hull City – live blog

Join us this evening for live blogging of the FA Cup tie between Arsenal and Hull City, 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 mobile

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arsenalvhullpreview
04 Jan 2015

Hull preview: Are we up for the cup?

Morning, a very quick preview of what is a hugely important game. Just like last season, but earlier in the campaign than that, the cup now represents our most realistic chance of a trophy. Last January we were top of the table by two points and while there was always

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Arsenal Gentleman's Weekly Review
03 Jan 2015

Arsenal Gentleman’s Weekly Review

Ladies and gentlemen, we are living in a peculiar world. We are living in a world in which Jose Mourinho struggles to understand why everyone hates Chelsea. We are living in a world in which if you so much as give your first footman the slightest thrashing for arriving two

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podolski_inter
03 Jan 2015

Timing of Podolski’s loan curious, not the loan itself

Good day to you. The main story this morning is the one involving Lukas Podolski and a loan move to Inter Milan. He travelled to Italy last night, was pictured with an Inter scarf on (no doubt with a #intermilAHAn ready to go on his Instragram), and bar something going

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wenger_southampton
02 Jan 2015

Szczouthampton 2-0 Arsenal: Welcome to the new old year

Match report – By the numbers – Player ratings – Video Well, that was a dismal start to the new year. A self-inflicted defeat, more comedy shoot ourselves in the foot stuff, against a good team and with a squad literally down to the bare bones in midfield and attack,

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arseblog_live_new
01 Jan 2015

Southampton v Arsenal – live blog

Join us this afternoon for live blogging of the Premier League tie between Southampton and Arsenal, kick off at 15.00GMT. 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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southampton_preview
01 Jan 2015

Southampton preview (may contain impending *boilk*)

Good morning and welcome to a brand new year. Can you believe it’s 2053 already? It seems like it was just 2014 yesterday. Time flies, eh? Anyway, here we are well into the future and we’ve got a game today and the manager, Artificially Kept Alive Head of Arsene Wenger,

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