26 Mar 2015

The Battle of Highbury 1934

This Sunday, the Emirates Stadium will again host international football as Gabriel’s Brazil square up to Alexis Sanchez’s Chile. Arsenal’s new stadium has a recent history of entertaining the Seleção, whose friendly games have become something of a global roadshow. But Arsenal have provided the canvas for international football prior

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26 Mar 2015

Interlull: Arsenal’s Room 237

I’m not paying much attention to what’s happening in the Interlull other than to keep an eye out for stories about our players being smooshed and bashed and beflobbled by bad tackles and/or muscle strains. However, it’s hard to escape the news that Nicklas Bendtner scored a hat-trick last night

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25 Mar 2015

Interlull: Unpopular opinions

It’s Interlull, it’s quiet, there’s nothing going on unless we want to discuss the fact that Mesut Ozil was seen in a Berlin nightclub on Saturday night, and to be perfectly honest I’d rather chew my own leg off than get into that. So, with a doff of the cap

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24 Mar 2015

Wilshful thinking

It is difficult to look at Arsenal’s record before and after the home loss to Manchester United and not be filled with some combination of regret, rue and rage. Before it, Arsenal had played 18, won 7, drawn 7 and lost 4. Since then, they have played 26, won 21,

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24 Mar 2015

Interlull: Some thoughts on the defence

Morning all, and welcome to the Interlull. It does feel like a particularly unwelcome one given the momentum we have going right now, but on the other hand it may give a few of them some time to rest and recuperate. Francis Coquelin has done enough to become an integral

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
23 Mar 2015

Arsecast Extra Episode 60 – 23.03.2015

Here’s this week’s Arsecast Extra with myself and James from @Gunnerblog. On this week’s show we look back on a fun weekend of Premier League action for the neutral, a good win for Arsenal at Newcastle in relatively difficult circumstances, what was a good defensive performance and another 2-1 win.

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23 Mar 2015

Football amuses as the Interlull begins

Football, for all the ways it frustrates us, can also be really funny. Stuff happening to other teams – even if that enjoyment is fleeting, sometimes lasting only minutes or seconds – just makes you laugh. I know my brother won’t have found much funny about Steven Gerrard at Anfield

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22 Mar 2015

Newcastle 1-2 Arsenal: Giroud makes the difference as defence plays its part

Match report – By the numbers – Player ratings – Video I don’t know if it’s amazing or not, because social media is place which exhibits the best and worst of people, but after securing our third away win on the trot, people were complaining @ me on Twitter. Maybe

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21 Mar 2015

Newcastle v Arsenal – live blog

Join us this afternoon for live blogging of the Premier League game between Newcastle and Arsenal, kick off at 15.0GMT. 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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21 Mar 2015

Newcastle preview + Walcott’s contract situation takes a turn

A trip to Newcastle today to try and get three more points on the board before we go into the Interlull. On paper it’s one of those we should win: we’re in great form with five wins in a row (as well as five Premier League wins in a row),

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Arsenal Gentleman's Weekly Review
20 Mar 2015

Arsenal Gentleman’s Weekly Review

We have been here before, and before, and before and before and before. For the fifth season on the bounce, we have both excited and then exited Europe. Which begs the question: If one walks into the same door four times in a row, unless it is for a wager,

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
20 Mar 2015

Early team news, away goals + Arsecast 345

Morning all, and welcome to Friday. As we play Newcastle tomorrow, the manager’s press conference took place yesterday and in terms of the team news, there really isn’t any. Tomas Rosicky might return to the squad after a bout of illness. Other than that there’s nobody banjaxed from the midweek

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