The Annals of Arsenal’s Missed Opportunities in Europe: 2000-2003

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In many ways, Arsène Wenger’s career will be remembered for the ‘what-if?’ moments as much as the never-ending supply of entertainment, quite literally from the sublime to the ridiculous; Arsenal‘s 1-0 win away to Real Madrid with a back four of Emmanuel Eboué, Kolo Touré, Philippe Senderos and Mathieu Flamini is just one example of both […] READ MORE


The Annals of Arsenal’s Missed Opportunities in Europe: 1997-2000

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In many ways, Arsène Wenger’s career will be remembered for the ‘what-ifs’ as much as the never-ending supply of entertainment quite literally from the sublime to the ridiculous; Arsenal‘s 1-0 win away to Real Madrid with a back four of Emmanuel Eboué, Kolo Touré, Philippe Senderos and Mathieu Flamini is just one example of both […] READ MORE


The Wenger Out Brigade Were Not “Right All Along”

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Perhaps the most infamous of all the “Wenger Out Brigade”, Piers Morgan, proudly announced today that he has wanted Arsenal’s longest-serving manager to leave the club for eight years, hinting that this season’s failure to make the top four and the consistent disappointments in the Champions League in that time have proved him to be […] READ MORE


Farewell to Younis Khan: Pakistan’s Irreplaceable Hero

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It is safe to say that, when Pakistan’s Test series against the West Indies concludes in May, a huge hole will have been left in both a cricket team and a nation. Misbah-ul-Haq has already announced that he will retire from internationals after the series, and the 41-year-old will be joined by another veteran whose […] READ MORE


How the Arsenal Cycle Became Less and Less Enjoyable

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Countless articles which state the obvious about the current situation at Arsenal have been written: about how the fans are allegedly more fickle than anyone else in football; about how the club is in a seemingly never-ending cycle of what is deemed to be ‘failure’; about what needs to be done to solve all the […] READ MORE




Thiago Braz da Silva Produces Rio 2016’s Magic Moment

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One of the most beautiful moments of Rio 2016 came in the men’s pole vault. Thiago Braz da Silva, representing the host nation, shocked favourite and defending champion Renaud Lavillenie to take an incredible gold medal by clearing 6.03m, an Olympic Record. A night of drama That evening the Estádio Nilton Santos, home of Athletics for these […] READ MORE


The Jim Laker 19: 60 Years On

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It is sixty years to the day since the final day of the fourth Test of the 1956 Ashes. That day, England’s Jim Laker set a record which may never be beaten; he took 19 wickets in one match. The remaining Australian batsmen was dismissed by Tony Lock as England won by an innings and […] READ MORE