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FEEEEEEEOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!


With the mood music decidedly more romantic for the possible re-signing of Theo Walcott (26), it’s time to consider just how effective a striker Theo can be, starting August 15th of next season. Spoiler: Here… Continue reading

Arteta’s Protégé. For Whom The Bell Tolls.


I love Mikel Arteta. I love him because I am not dead inside. “The diminutive Spaniard” is so talented that he made the transition from an attack-oriented midfielder to a stay-at-home, deep lying… Continue reading

Mesut Ozil – Lazy Like A Fox


That Ozil fella sure is lazy. Lazy like a fox. Here’s a typical Ozil heatmap (Everton, Mar 1, 2015.) The boy gets around. He also gets up and down. 11.61 km covered that… Continue reading

Shhhh! They Think It’s All Over, The Smug Bastards.


Shhhh! They Think It’s All Over, The Smug Bastards.  We’ve all heard the statistics. Blah, blah, blah…No team has won a Round Of 16 tie after losing the 1st leg since 1887. No team… Continue reading

Manchester City Scouting Report


Manchester City Scouting Report I’ve done a scouting report on Manchester City in preparation for the match this weekend at the Etihad. I’ve looked at form, roster and key players and have some… Continue reading

The Fastest Wing In World Football


On Sunday evening, Theo Walcott and Hector Bellerin started on the right wing for Arsenal against Hull City in the third round of the FA Cup. That may well be the Fastest Wing… Continue reading

In the land of the blogger, the one-eyed, banjo-picking blog-reader is king.


In the land of the blogger, the one-eyed banjo-picking blog-reader is king. It’s a funny old business, blogging. I spend at least half my time swearing I’m going to give it up or… Continue reading

Oooh, Arsene’s Gone And Said It Now.


Oooh, Arsene’s gone and said it now. Have you seen Arsene Wenger’s latest interview on Bein Sport, which, as you know, is owned by Al Jazeera, which as you know, is really a… Continue reading

3-0 Up. You Had One Job, Arsenal.


3-0 Up. You Had One Job, Arsenal. Jesus. The horror. What the fuck did I just watch? Let me tell you what you, me and Alexis Sanchez have in common. All 3 of… Continue reading

Wir Sind Wieder Die Scheiße.


Eskimos have 50 different words for snow or, more correctly, eskimos have words for 50 different kinds of snow. I am put in mind of this as I review Arsenal’s season to date.… Continue reading