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Archives: Arsenal

Underrated Olivier Giroud Deserves His Arsenal Contract Extension

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Injured Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud will soon be rewarded with a two-year contract extension with the Gunners. Manager Arsene Wenger announced during his Tuesday press conference that the deal will be ironed out and completed shortly. The new contract will … Continue reading

Big Week For Premier League Clubs In The Champions League

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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As the UEFA Champions League enters Matchday Two, all four Premier League clubs in the competition are facing tricky fixtures. Even though a draw or defeat would not condemn any of the English sides to the Europa League, anything less than … Continue reading

Analyzing How Arsenal Will Suffer When Trying To Overcome Injury Worries

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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Arsenal face a serious crisis after losing two of their senior players in Aaron Ramsey and Mikel Arteta to various injuries against Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend. The duo join a casualty list that already features Nacho Monreal, Olivier Giroud, … Continue reading

Predicted Lineups – Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Derbies are brutal. This isn’t breaking news, but derbies are games that are woefully brutal on the supporters leading up to the match, and the games rarely live up to the pre-match hype. It’s not a stretch to say that … Continue reading

Mesut Ozil Believes He Has ‘Nothing To Prove’ To His Critics

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Germany Victory Celebration - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil believes that he has always been an easy target for criticism, since his early days in Germany. Speaking to the German news agency DPA, the World Cup winner stated that he has ‘nothing to prove’ in regards to his … Continue reading

A Soccer Fan’s Guide to Netflix Viewing

Posted on by Robert Hay
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Netflix is the unquestioned leader in movie streaming and, even though other services may have a better selection for your particular tastes, it has become the gold standard and most used service. As a movie connoisseur I can safely say … Continue reading

Aston Villa vs Arsenal Preview and Predicted Lineups

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Saturday’s match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Villa Park is a matchup of two out of the three undefeated clubs in the Barclays Premier League (the other is of course league-leading Chelsea).  While the two clubs both have yet … Continue reading

Arsenal’s August-September Progress Report

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Team Strengths: Arsenal’s team strengths are ironically their midfield and forward depth (something that the Gunners have had issues with in the past) and passing ability. When all of the Gunners are healthy, the team has Alexis Sanchez, Olivier Giroud, … Continue reading

Why Arsenal’s 4-1-4-1 Formation Is Not Working

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has implemented a new 4-1-4-1 formation as of late, with either Mikel Arteta or Mathieu Flamini being deployed as the sole defensive midfielder in the middle of the pitch. The lack of manpower in the space … Continue reading

Champions League Re-Cap All The Winners And Losers From Day 1

Posted on by Cronan Yu
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Champions League football once again made a glorious return and it was last season’s victors, Real Madrid, who provided the biggest win of match day 1, defeating Basel 5-1. Elsewhere, Liverpool made a triumphant return to Europe’s premier club competition … Continue reading

Borussia Dortmund vs. Arsenal Player Ratings; German Giants Take Win Over Work-In-Progress Arsenal

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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In a match which highlighted both Arsenal’s squad deficiencies and Borussia Dortmund’s pure quality in all positions, the German giants took the spoils in a convincing 2-0 victory with opportunities for even more goals having not been converted. Borussia Dortmund … Continue reading

Reviewing The Premier League’s Key Refereeing Decisions From Week 4

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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The Premier League returned this weekend after the international break, and there were plenty of talking points in terms of incidents and decisions. Starting at The Emirates in the early kick off, Jack Wilshere was involved in a handball claim … Continue reading

Manchester City vs. Arsenal Player Ratings Following A 2-2 Draw

Posted on by Aundre Jacobs
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An exciting draw to welcome us back into the Premier League season was much needed after a what seemed like a very long international break. Both teams were looking to prove themselves after some shuffling on both team’s line-ups and … Continue reading

Arsenal vs Manchester City Predicted Lineups

Posted on by Chris Moore
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  The Barclays Premier League returns to action this weekend and to kick off the busy weekend in British soccer, Arsenal will host the reigning champions Manchester City on Saturday at 7:45 AM (ET). With both sides having some injury … Continue reading

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How Will The Premier League’s New Signings Fare This Weekend?

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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With the international break nearing its conclusion we can now turn our attention back to the Premier League, which resumes this weekend with Arsenal hosting champions Manchester City early on Saturday. With the transfer deadline seeing numerous high profile moves … Continue reading

Here Are This Weekend’s Must See Games

Posted on by Robert Hay
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It’s over; the international break is finally over. We get teased by the start of league play only to have to put our excitement on hold for the week while the national teams potentially injure our favorite players. Starting this … Continue reading

Who Is The MVP? A Breakdown Of The Most Valuable Player In Each BPL Team

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Each Premier League club is where it is thanks to contributions from a whole heap of players, but there are some that are greater among equals. That’s what this is about: trying to find the most valuable player for each … Continue reading

Theo Walcott Could Make Season Debut Against Spurs on September 27th

Posted on by Chris Moore
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According to reports, Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is targeting his return from injury for the September 27th North London derby against rivals Tottenham Hotspur. The speedy winger/striker last played for the Gunners during a 2-0 third round FA Cup victory … Continue reading