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Broke Back Bournemouth


Broke Back Bournemouth The understanding that Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil are now displaying is fairly breath-taking at times. They are becoming a continuation of each other, becoming more and more interchangeable on the… Continue reading

I BEG TO DIFFER


I BEG TO DIFFER I read your opinion on Twitter. I beg to differ. Unfortunately, narratives are far neater than reality. (Reality is a thoroughly messy affair upon close inspection.) When me and… Continue reading

Patrick Timmons Is Shite


Right, I am about to write my worst blog ever. It’s an exposé of what those populist Arsenal-tweeting/retweeting accounts are up to and why. I’m going to expose them by telling you everything I know… Continue reading

Why I love Pre-Pre-Season


I love pre-season. Or even pre-pre-season. Those 1st couple of games against nobodies (although Lens were pretty handy and these MLS lads are well up for it too.) Those games against Thailand XI… Continue reading

The 1st Rule Of Mesut Özil Club…Or How I learned To Löw Jogi


The First Rule Of Mesut Özil Club: In an underground bunker basement stands Mesut Özil, dimly lit, encircled by a tough, intense and edgy crowd of wanna be warriors, hanging on his every… Continue reading

Don’t Cut The Red Wire. Don’t Touch A F*ck*ng Thing


Yes, it was only “Everton playing at home.” But still they put out a feared and respected set of players in attack, midfield and at wing-back on both sides. We had just played… Continue reading

The Premier League Title Is In Our Hands.


The Premier League Title Is In our Hands. Well, well, well. Hasn’t the old shit been hitting the old fan in Arsenal Land lately. Brother turned against brother, sister against sister, father against… Continue reading

Arsenal 3.0 is Espresso Arsenal


Arsenal 3.0 is Espresso Arsenal A rather depressing conversation happened among the analytics crowd today. The short version? City and particularly Arsenal have had the bottom fall out of the Shots and Shots-On-Target… Continue reading

LANS: Like A New Season


LANS All this moaning about LANS – Like A New Signing. I think you guys are missing the big picture here… We are simply resting a bunch of key players till January & February.… Continue reading

He Was Not Waving…


I THOUGHT HE WAS WAVING I thought he was waving, that man far from the shore. He waved and waved and waved some more or so it seemed to me. And when the… Continue reading