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


Why Arsenal Should Go All in for Virgil Van Djik

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Since switching to a three-at-the-back system, some of Arsenal’s defensive frailties have started to go away. The Gunners have defended deep and narrow, with their wing-backs dropping into full-back positions to form a back five when out of possession. With four midfielders in front of them, it has been hard for opponents to find space through the […] READ MORE


The Olivier Giroud Situation

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All of Arsène Wenger’s title-winning teams at Arsenal, as well as George Graham’s great 1990-91 side, have had at least four centre-backs and four strikers in their squad. It wasn’t simply a question of quantity which led to their moments of glory, but quality: a title-winning team needs four high-quality central defenders and centre-forwards, and […] READ MORE


Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Pop Music, and Turnkey Solutions

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Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik; all three have decided to try it on their own, and all three still are incredibly similar. It’s not that all pop music sounds the same, it’s that it is the same. In 2011 the comedy-music troupe Axis of Awesome released a music video for their cult-hit Four Chord […] 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


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



Manchester City vs Arsenal: The Keys to Victory for Both Teams

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Manchester City face off against Arsenal in a major clash in the title race this Sunday. Both Arsène Wenger and Pep Guardiola will be keen to capture all three points, and these keys will give them the victory. Keys for Manchester City After a routine victory against Watford, Guardiola’s men have a tough match-up ahead of them at the […] READ MORE