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Archives: Arsenal

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 8: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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IT IS BACK! After a long and agonizing two weeks of soccer hell, Premier League football has returned. That two week spell was, for me, excruciating painful. Very few quality matches were on offer. There were far too many storylines … Continue reading

Santi Cazorla: Leaving La Liga and Joining Arsenal Has Helped Me Get Noticed in Spain: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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While the debate about diving rages on, there’s still plenty of real news to chew on this evening including Santi Cazorla saying that joining Arsenal has helped him get noticed in Spain. Deservedly so based on his performances thus far. … Continue reading

Premier League Clubs Finally Getting Smarter Through Innovation

Posted on by Sameer Chopra
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People have been writing about the modern association of soccer with business for many years now. Soccernomics, that beautiful book that marries football passion with economic realities, helpfully points out that the problem with this association is that clubs aren’t … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 7: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Just as we’re getting back into the swing of Premier League action again, an international break beckons. The next Saturday we’ll have filled with Premier League matches is two weeks away, so savor today as much as you can. Six … Continue reading

Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal vs Olympiakos: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The champions of England play the champions of Germany today when Manchester City host Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Champions League. After City’s frustrating loss against Real Madrid at Stadio Bernabeu, Manchester City must get a win under their belt … Continue reading

Arsenal 1-2 Chelsea Tactical Analysis: Chelsea Wins Battle At The Back

Posted on by Jord Willis
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Both sides entered the game with an unbeaten record in this year’s Premier League but after a tight affair the west of London emerged victorious at the Emirates against Arsenal. After Diaby’s early injury and substitution for Oxlade Chamberlain (with … Continue reading

Arsenal Come Undone Against Chelsea After Mistakes and Questionable Team Selection

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk
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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

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 6: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Today’s one of those rare Premier League Saturdays when all of the big clubs in the division are playing on the same day. Arsenal kicks things off against Chelsea at 7:45am ET/12:45pm BST in a match that will be another … Continue reading

Why this Premier League Season Could Be The Best Ever For Some Of The Wrong Reasons

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The last couple of weeks have been a blur for me. I wish I could say it’s been hours spent playing FIFA 13, but it’s been a combination of several things — helping my wife launch her food truck business, … Continue reading

Nothing To Something; Ian Wright Documentary [VIDEO]

Posted on by Jack Tomczuk
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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

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 5: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Do Sunday mornings get any better than this? Liverpool against Manchester United, Newcastle against Norwich City, Manchester City versus Arsenal and Tottenham against Queens Park Rangers. Four matches in the space of 4.5 hours. Needless to say, the match between Liverpool … Continue reading

Real Madrid vs Manchester City & Montpellier vs Arsenal: Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

For many of us, today kicks off what will feel like the first day of the 2012-13 UEFA Champions League season. No more qualifying groups. This is the real deal. And what a better way to start it than with … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 4 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Sometimes you just want to see the highlights all over again. For others, you may have had a busy day and didn’t get a chance to watch the Premier League matches. Whichever boat you’re in, here are the match highlights … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 4: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s back! After a lengthy two week delay, the Premier League returns to rescue us from the boredom of international break. But alas, a lot of the focus today will be on the silly handshake between John Terry/Ashley Cole and … Continue reading

Which Premier League Club Is The Biggest Spender In The Last Decade?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Which Premier League club is the biggest spender in the last decade? You may be surprised by the results. According to a recent survey by Deloitte, Premier League clubs have spent more than £4.4bn on players since the transfer window was … Continue reading

A Tactical Look at Southampton-Man United and Liverpool-Arsenal

Posted on by Matt Jones

The two big games on Sunday provided us with some further insight into how the respective teams will approach this season. Here are some tactical points that proved to be key in determining the results, and some things that may … Continue reading

From Boston With Love: Arsenal Supporters Club Grows In Popularity

Posted on by nico

Despite the early hour on a recent Sunday morning, a group of cheerful and eager fans made their way to Lir on Boylston Street in Boston. Clad in red and white jerseys, complete varying names of team heroes and an … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 3: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Three Premier League matches today, and they should all be crackers. Liverpool kicks off proceedings at 8:30am ET/1:30pm BST against Arsenal at Anfield in a match where both clubs have something to prove — Arsenal, to get their first goal of … Continue reading