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Author Archives: Jack Tomczuk

No Longer a Secret: Gedion Zelalem Shines for Arsenal

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk
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A star is emerging for the Gunners in the Far East. Forget Luis Suarez and Wayne Rooney. The sparking debut of a 16-year old midfielder with American ties is the most exciting development of the summer for Arsenal supporters. Gedion … Continue reading

Like a New Signing: Arsenal’s Theo Walcott Shines as a Striker

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk
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The emergence of Theo Walcott as a center forward should bring an end to Arsenal’s search for a striker in the transfer market. Walcott, whose hat-trick and overall performance led Arsenal to a 7-3 victory over Newcastle, has appeared reborn … Continue reading

Arsene Wenger at the Root of Arsenal’s Problems

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk
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Arsene Wenger was rightfully under fire from Arsenal supporters and the press following the Gunners’ disappointing 0-0 result against Aston Villa from this past weekend. Chants of “You don’t know what you’re doing” rained down on Arsene Wenger from his … Continue reading

Pent-Up Frustration Among Arsenal Supporters Means QPR Is A Must-Win Game

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk
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Adversity on the pitch for the Gunners quickly boiled into turmoil at the club’s annual general meeting on Thursday. Following two consecutive disheartening defeats, Arsenal have reached a tipping point in their season. Majority shareholder Stan Kroenke, Chief Executive Ivan … Continue reading

Arsenal Come Undone Against Chelsea After Mistakes and Questionable Team Selection

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Before Arsenal’s loss to Chelsea on Saturday, Arsene Wenger said “results against direct opponents are always so important” and that the Gunners needed to show against the Blues that they “are capable to deal with all the kind of problems … Continue reading

Nothing To Something; Ian Wright Documentary [VIDEO]

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I recently found a fascinating documentary about Ian Wright, the Arsenal striker. The 30-minute documentary from GRM Daily will help people better understand the often misunderstood Wright. According to 100 Great Goals, “In [the video] the ex-England international talks about … Continue reading

West Ham: Don’t Make the Andy Carroll Mistake

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Spending big money to sign Andy Carroll would be a giant miscalculation by newly-promoted West Ham United. Sam Allardyce needs to avoid making the same mistake Kenny Daglish and Liverpool made in January of 2011. According to reports, West Ham … Continue reading

England Media Is Hypocritical About Hooliganism

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk

In recent weeks, the British media have collectively churned out article after article about hooliganism in Poland and Ukraine. Many pundits have bashed UEFA for selecting the two nations as hosts for the upcoming Euro 2012 tournament. England’s holier-than-though attitude … Continue reading

The Six Premier League Clubs Most Likely To Woo Pep Guardiola As Manager

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According to reports, Josep Guardiola will leave the Nou Camp at the end of the season. It is believed the he will likely take a year-long break from football before returning to manage at another club. Guardiola will be in … Continue reading

The Revitalization of Tomas Rosicky

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk

It’s no mere coincidence that the rejuvenation of Tomas Rosicky’s Arsenal career has come just as the Gunners are enjoying their best run of the season. In fact, Rosicky has arguably been one of the main reasons for Arsenal’s recent … Continue reading

Pay Attention Liverpool and Spurs, It’s All Down to How You Finish

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk

Arsenal and Manchester United emerged as the big victors from the weekend not because of their superior attacking play, but because their forwards were clinical in front of goal. While Liverpool and Tottenham can claim to be unlucky, they only … Continue reading

Why Manchester City Is Treading On Thin Ice With Carlos Tevez

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk

On Tuesday, Carlos Tevez issued an apology to Manchester City Football Club. Despite this apparent show of remorse, Roberto Mancini should refrain from using the Argentinean striker regularly. Even though City are currently in need of a few more goals, … Continue reading

Arsenal’s Season Hangs In The Balance After Champions League Mauling

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Arsenal’s 4-0 loss at the San Siro on Wednesday could have implications far beyond just elimination from the Champions League. In fact, the heavy defeat and disappointing performance could be the force that reduces Arsenal’s season to ash. Before the … Continue reading

5 Premier League Transfers to Watch for on Deadline Day

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Helicopters will be at the ready on Tuesday as some Premiership clubs are deep in negotiations to sign players whom they believe will propel them to new heights in the second half of the season. Unfortunately, due to his ongoing … Continue reading

Why It’s Time to Blame Liverpool Manager Kenny Dalglish

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk

While so much controversy has been swirling around Liverpool off the pitch, very few in the British media have directed criticism at Kenny Dalglish for the events on the pitch. He has signed two extremely disappointing, not to mention expensive, … Continue reading

Glazers Not to Blame for Manchester United’s Trouble

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Since Manchester United’s exit from the group stage of the Champions League, many theories have been proposed to explain why the Red Devils have struggled recently. The most baffling of these ideas points the finger of blame at the Glazers, … Continue reading

The Key to Arsenal’s Resurgence? Alex Song

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While Robin van Persie has been grabbing all the headlines (and rightfully so), Alex Song has also been at the heart of Arsenal’s rebirth. He has improved his passing and his positioning this season to become one of the top … Continue reading

Why Jose Mourinho Would Wince at AVB’s Chelsea Tactics

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk

The experienced Frenchman bested the young Portuguese manager. Arsene Wenger changed his tactics at halftime while Andre Villa-Boas decided not to act. This historic 5-3 match was a tale of two halves. In the first forty-five, both sets of defenders … Continue reading