Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Anam Hassan - Page 10

New Seriousness. Writer for The Arsenal Column. Will stare at your balding head.
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Tactics Column: Arsenal out-Arsenal Swansea but settle for draw

The last time Swansea faced Arsenal, they comprehensively out-played The Gunners in a way which damaged the credibility of the “Arsenal way.” The Welsh side...

Tactics Column: On Theo Walcott and Arsenal’s passivity

At the end of Arsenal's 7-3 win, it didn't feel like a 7-3 win. It was exhilarating yes, for the sheer surprise, and goals that...

Tactics Column: Theo Walcott selection epitomises Arsenal’s philosophy

Two minutes before half-time, Theo Walcott received the ball with his back to goal. In close attendance and breathing right down his neck was Reading’s...

Tactics Column: Jack Wilshere sets the tempo for Arsenal’s pressing

Steve Clarke’s post-game comments suggest there’s still much more for Arsenal to do to rebuild their formidable reputation even after their comfortable 2-0 win on...

Tactics column: Arsenal need to rediscover their sense of fun

It’s beyond comprehension that a Mikel Arteta-Jack Wilshere-Santi Cazorla triumvirate might not work. But early displays between the midfield trio haven’t yet yielded glowing results....

Tactics Column: Arsenal’s lack of “depth” shown against Villa

It’s difficult to make sense of the decision to substitute Olivier Giroud when Arsenal needed a win for the defensive midfielder, Francis Coquelin, but it...

Tactics Column: Theo Walcott is Arsenal’s striker on the wing

Speed has always been the greatest virtue of Theo Walcott’s game but waiting for the rest of his game to catch up, has required a...

Tactics column: Building from the back

It was unlikely that Mikel Arteta was going to cede penalty taking duties to Santi Cazorla, or Olivier Giroud for that matter. This was the...

Tactics Column: Arsenal’s illusionary domination

It was Didier Deschamps, in a conversation with Jean-Claude Suaudeau, who said that in today’s game, there are “two zones of truth…if you’ve got a...

Tactics column: Why Aaron Ramsey deserves more credit

It's possible to look at Arsenal's team sheet as essentially a list of heroes and villains in the play that's about to unfold. There's Jack...

Tactics Column: Arsenal fail to take advantage of wide areas at Norwich

One would hope defeat to Norwich City is a wake-up call for Arsenal even if it is an unwanted one. But we’ve been in this position...

Tactics Column: What makes Santi Cazorla so good?

It’s easy to describe what makes Santi Cazorla so good; he possesses two great feet (to the point which it is almost indistinguishable which one...

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