Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
26 Sep 2014

Early derby chatter + Arsecast 324

Morning all and welcome to the day before the North London derby. It’s a Friday too so that means another hard week of work is over (unless you have to work all weekend and that). The early team news ahead of tomorrow’s clash with Sp*rs is that Mathieu Flamini might

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25 Sep 2014

Concept albums, triangle solos and Diaby at DM

On Saturday at Villa Park, Arsenal reverted to the tried and tested route. The slight change in the alchemy of the team this season has been, by now, well documented. Fans of narrative were presented with a gift horse when Mesut Özil was given a more central berth in the

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25 Sep 2014

Kroenke’s money decisions not that upStanding

Morning all. We’re in that strange lull between defeat and the next game. That the next game is a North London derby means the next couple of days are going to be jam-packed, but right now there’s not a lot happening. There’s focus on Stan Kroenke and the issue of

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Arseblog live podcast
24 Sep 2014

Arsecast Extra live: tickets now on sale

As we mentioned on this week’s Arsecast Extra, we’re going to be doing a special, live podcast on Monday October 6th. Tickets for the event are on sale now at £10 + booking fee and as it’s a relatively small venue they’re quite limited. The event takes place in the

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24 Sep 2014

Arsenal 1-2 Southampton: Saints alive

Match report – Player ratings – Video An early exit from this season’s Capital One Cup leaves me with mixed feelings this morning. It’s a shame because it’s a competition in which some of our younger players, who acquitted themselves well last night, can gain valuable experience, but when you

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23 Sep 2014

Appreciating Mesut

At the highest level, there are relatively few footballers who warrant having teams and formations constructed around their style and abilities. Almost every player would benefit from a system set up especially to accommodate their strengths and weaknesses, but those who deserve that kind of special treatment are the ones

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23 Sep 2014

Southampton preview: Rotation ahoy and Diaby set to return

Capital One Cup action tonight against high-flying Southampton and it’s a game in which I expect the manager will rotate his team quite heavily. With confirmation that Mathieu Debuchy is out for at least three months and Nacho Monreal won’t be available again until after the October Interlull, the manager

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Arsecast - the Arsenal podcast
22 Sep 2014

Arsecast Extra Episode 34 – 22.09.2014

Here’s this week’s Arsecast Extra with myself and James from @Gunnerblog. On this week’s show we look back at a hilarious Premier League weekend, take some time to laugh at our rivals (hey, take it while you can get it), as well as our performance and win against Aston Villa.

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22 Sep 2014

Super funny Sunday caps a good Arsenal weekend

Morning all, welcome to a brand new week after what turned out to be a quite excellent weekend for us, all things told. Having done what we needed to do at Villa Park on Saturday, Sunday brought a bounty of riches. And by riches I mean hilarious things to point

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21 Sep 2014

Aston Villa 0-3 Arsenal: Three-sy does it

Match report – By the numbers – Player ratings – Video Well, that was much more like it. Villa were blown away with a four minute spell of awesomeness in the first half, were allowed no way of getting back into the game, and we took home a very valuable,

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Arsenal live blog
20 Sep 2014

Aston Villa v Arsenal: live blog

Join us this afternoon for live blogging of the Premier League tie between Aston Villa v Arsenal, kick off at 15.00 GMT. 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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20 Sep 2014

Aston Villa preview: find the defensive balance to spark the attack

The requirement today, obviously, is three Premier League points and a showing much more like the one against Man City than Dortmund. I suspect it might need some tinkering with the team, but the man over whom the largest question marks remain got the full backing of the manager yesterday.

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