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Author Archives: Richard Zervakos

Liverpool v. Arsenal Will Shape the Rest of the Season

Posted on by Richard Zervakos

It goes without saying that both the Reds and the Gunners will have much to prove at Anfield on Sunday.  Liverpool are out of the Champions League and will be clawing their way back into contention for a top four … Continue reading

Cesc Fabregas Claims the Armband

Posted on by Richard Zervakos

Every summer sees rampant speculation that Barcelona will finally pull Cesc Fabregas away from Arsenal.  In the lead up to Saturday’s North London Derby, even former Gunner Emmanuel Adebayor once again fueled rumors by saying that if Arsenal fail to … Continue reading

Welcome Back, Arsenal!

Posted on by Richard Zervakos

  If AZ Alkmaar was a foreshadowing, the Gunners did their best to not heed the warning.  Anyone who has watched this team over the past five years knew what was coming, both in the Netherlands and at Upton Park. … Continue reading

No, We Don’t Think Liverpool Are Weak

Posted on by Richard Zervakos

It was a statement game. The Premier League has long been a test of consistency more than quality.  A feature of the last season-plus has been Liverpool’s success against Manchester United, Chelsea, and, to a lesser extent, Arsenal.  Sunday’s 2-0 … Continue reading

Spurs Feel Big Four Pressure

Posted on by Richard Zervakos

Life is tough at the top.  Last year at this stage of the season, Tottenham were propping up the Premier League table.  Coming into this game they actually had a chance to go top with a big win, or at … Continue reading

Vito Mannone Shows Arsenal What They Have Been Missing

Posted on by Richard Zervakos

Roy Hodgson has not taken long to turn Craven Cottage into a difficult place to play.  Far from the day when Lawrie Sanchez was dragging Fulham close to the drop zone, an extremely resolute back four anchored by Brede Hangeland … Continue reading

Emmanuel Adebayor: The Sprint of Self-Deception

Posted on by Richard Zervakos

It’s a feature of human nature that we are quick, in the heat of the moment, to see our point of view over another’s.  However, the mature person is able to see, after some introspection, the extent to which he … Continue reading