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It seems just like days of olde. The Emirates Cup arrives with some vague expectation we will land a big-money signing. Wheeling out Nicholas Pepe pre-match or half-time in theContinue readingTwo Years Left: Are We To Be Brave Or Foolhardy Sellers This Window?
You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination where £45m allows youContinue readingPepe Talk, It’ll All End In Tierney & Other Transfer Thoughts
As pre-season goes, yesterday proved eventful. Two new signings (finally) announced while Raul, Vinai, and Edu seemed taken aback by frustrations being aired at a supporter Q&A session. It wasn’tContinue readingOn New Signings, Work to Do
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Real Madrid 2 – 2 Arsenal (3 – 2 on pens) One defeat changed the narrative. Yesterday’s Scottish press claimed we’d thrown our toys out of our pram over KieranContinue readingReal Madrid Review; Tierney On, Ceballos Off – Transfer Keepie Uppies!
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If you want to, finding fault with Arsenal isn’t difficult. Transfers in, out, Raul shaking it all about; there’s good and bad in everything, with quite a lot falling intoContinue readingOn Dud Centre-Backs, Misfiring Midfielders and Transfer Rumours…
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Junior got the message. Whether he chooses to listen is another matter but a succession of positive speak out of Highbury House via the USA!USA!USA! suggest he did. Maybe heContinue readingOn Fiorentina, Edu and Unai Plus Transfer Gossip
Earlier this week, Unai promised signings and like Routemasters, three come along at once. Willy Saliba chose to passover Tottenham’s offer, leaving him at Saint-Etienne on a season’s loan. LesContinue readingSaliba Incoming, Sven’s Rules & We Fought The Lawyers But Who Won?
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Pravda, as it was once known, noticed three things during the kids 3 – 0 win in the Kroenke Derby. That’s three things in a three-goal win… Junior took theContinue readingKSE Answer Critics But Say Nothing Of Substance
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You are traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. YourContinue readingPepe Le Pew: Bid Stories Stink As Do Most Things About Arsenal Right Now
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Today’s post was always about Laurent Koscielny. It was a gentle questioning of his role. I’ve left the opening as it was but I’ve been overtaken by events… In aContinue readingLaurent Koscielny: Yesterday’s Man
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When he walked through the door last night, I wasn’t expecting our sixteen-year-old son to tell us he’d bought souvenirs back from his school trip to Budapest. In truth, IContinue readingOn Folk Heroes and Young Guns Going For It