Premier League Gold Unveiled

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It came with little surprise that Liverpool goal-scoring machine, Luis Suarez, picked up the Premier League’s Golden Boot earlier today.  This honour is in addition to two he already one noting his fantastic season: he was recognised as England’s top player by both fans and football writers. To go with a fantastic 31 goals, the […] READ MORE


Arsenal: Modus Operandi – Cesar Fever

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The situation Brazil number one Julio Cesar has moved on loan to Toronto FC from QPR in a move which has baffled many football fans the world over. Although he has struggled to find first team football at QPR since their relegation to the Championship, he is still a regular for Brazil and was named […] READ MORE


Goonerhood: All For One and One For All

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Editor’s Note: The following is an article written by long time Arsenal supporter Arthur Muyepa. Interested in writing at LWOS? Find information at our page for prospective writers. As a virgin blogger I’ve been warned by a number of my “caring” friends that the first time I publish my blog it will hurt. Confused, I […] READ MORE


Barclays Premier League: Saturday Roundup

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The footballing calendar can be a very harsh mistress. No sooner have clubs finished stocking their ranks with new additions during the transfer feeding frenzy of late August, and somewhat inexplicably, the early hours of September too than we have a break in the fixtures for a double round of International football. The international matches […] READ MORE


Deadline Day 2013: Arsenal's turning point?

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On Sunday 1st September, having dominated Tottenham in the first half, Arsenal held on to beat their North London rivals 1-0 (I should mention that that was arguably the most stressful half of football in my life, so much so that my eighty year old cousin collapsed into my arms at the end). Whilst it […] READ MORE


North London is as Red as Ever

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1-nil to the Arsenal.  Let that percolate a minute…  The magnificent Arsenal victory over Spurs brings back plenty of joyous memories of former glories – it certainly was a fantastic win.  Get in, you beauty! Many media and critics have written off Arsene Wenger and his Gooners team before a ball was even kicked, and […] READ MORE


Villa: A Bridge Too Far Perhaps?

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December 23rd 2012 – my darkest hour as an Aston Villa supporter.  It was a night where Chelsea dished out a harsh lesson to a young Villa team beating them 8-0.  Many people in the days and weeks that followed tipped Villa for relegation and Paul Lambert for failure. I must confess I had my […] READ MORE


Well, Where From Here?

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Well that wasn’t in the script, now was it?  We all left feeling shocked, deflated, letdown, angry and simply lost for words, wondering where we are headed with the club with love so dearly. All this after the perfect start, breaking the deadlock after 5 minutes thanks to a classy move between Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and […] READ MORE


Arsenal Notes, McManaman vs. Jon Bones Jones, and Shut Up About Suarez!

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You and I both know footy is filled with fantastical storylines, embellished headlines and completely fabricated news.  Football is at a pivotal point in many ways – scandals, match-fixing, rampant racism, rioting, and then there are the on-the-pitch troubles as well.  Consider the ever-growing “diving culture”, as well as the controversy as to whether to […] READ MORE