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Archive | August 2010

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Inter want Cesc, Juve get Traore, why didn’t we get…..

Rumours came out yesterday that Inter Milan are going to make a shock bid for our Captain, the price is suggested to be around £29M and Sulley Muntari who used to ply his trade at Portsmouth. Having managed to get myself back up off the floor from laughing at this latest Cesc story, I read […]

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Arsenal Stuff Blackburn and Big Sam nicely

Another view on the match by Red Arse Hold your horses, humble pie is about to be eaten by the plateful, by me! Theo Walcott has also made me eat my somewhat ungracious words about his unsuitability to play for us, and his ever being able to recapture the sparkle he had when first he […]

‘Didn’t think we deserved to lose’ He said….

Well you did Fat Sam, get used to it and when you come to The Emirates later this season it will be by a greater scoreline….. So what of the game then? Within about five minutes Sky Sports announced that we had been drawn to play Tottingham Hotscum in the Carling Cup and at their […]

Today is Football v’s Thuggery……

On the 17th December 2008, if I didn’t before, I suddenly had the perfect reason to despise this northern football club, yep, you have guessed it, that was the day Blackburn Rovers appointed Fat Sam Allardyce as their manager. Mind you, I didn’t like them much under Mark Hughes either. :) Sam Allardyce is just […]

Whatever else Jose Mourinho might be; he’s no gentleman.

Shaw once wrote that ‘some men are born kings; and some are born statesmen. The two are seldom the same’. In footballing parlance, a similar accusation might be levied at Jose Mourinho. There is no questioning his tactical ability. Whether proving his talent under a wide-brimmed sombrero in the footballing cauldrons of Mediterranean Europe, or […]

Champions League draw is finally here….

Around 5PM today we will know which teams we are to face in the Group stages of the Champions League 2010/2011. Twenty-two sides have already qualified, these are now joined by the clubs who have got through via the play-offs, so all in all there will be 32 sides in the pot. Eight groups, four […]

Gracious in defeat, not our Arsene!!

We all know the behaviour of our wiley old boss when we are beaten and it’s a side of his character that really dissapoints me. Remember the falling out with Pardew, the constant refusal to shake the hand of managers like Fat Sam, Mark Hughes and others after their sides have ‘got in our faces’ and nicked […]

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