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That top performance wins us a trip on the Orient Express! Will deadline day bring a smile to our faces?

I jest of course, to say we made hard work of the game is an understatement. The changes we anticipated took place. Three minutes in and Arshavin had the opportunity to give us the perfect start but a man so low in confidence fluffed his lines for not the first time this season, Bendtner followed […]

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How could you say such a thing Bouldy?? Huddersfield in Town today……

Ok, a bit tongue in cheek about Steve Bould. According to old favourite Paul Merson, a little while back the two of them were sat talking about the up and coming players at Arsenal and Merse asked who was going to be the ones to watch. Bouldy said: We’ve got this boy called Jack, he’s […]

Stats say it all for Al! Vela joins Baggies.

Yesterdays post was all about Herbert Chapman and today a few newspapers a running articles on the great man, I have taken two extracts from one of them. Why don’t you like close passing? ‘Usually the ball merely travels across the field, and perhaps back again, without any advantage being gained. I want the best […]

Huddersfield Town FC, Arsenal FC and Herbert Chapman – standing side by side……

On Sunday Huddersfield Town come to The Emirates in the FA Cup, both teams will stand side by side in the tunnel before entering on to the green grass. Born in 1878, Chapman played for many clubs, including the Tiny Totts but most Arsenal and Huddersfield fans will think of his managerial career when hearing […]

Arshavin’s lost it, defender signs and midfielder leaves.

The defender signing is young seventeen year old Martin Angha – it’s his first professional contract with the club. All I can find out about him is that he is Swiss, he’s just over 6’ 0” tall and we signed him from FC Zürich when he was just fifteen years old – his first appearance […]

Phew! Nikki owed us that!

We are on our way to Wembley for the League Cup final, our first final since the inaugural 2006-7 Emirates season. As pleased as I am, I am probably more relieved at than anything else at this moment. Despite dominating from virtually the off, we labored and made heavy work. At the hour mark, I […]

Wembley or Wilt??

If we win tonight and book our place on the big stage in London, with it will come confidence, belief and momentum. Should we fall short we could suffer a massive knock mentally and our form could dip. That’s not me being negative of pessimistic that’s just telling it as it could be. Remember what […]

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