All posts tagged "Arsenal"

  • Rivaling ideologies to go head-to-head as Chelsea face Arsenal

    Jose Mourinho is not used to losing. In five full seasons as a Premier League manager, split between his two tenures at Chelsea, he has only lost little more than ten percent of his matches.  Moreover, he’s...

    • Posted September 18, 2015
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  • MOTD: Arsenal 0-0 Liverpool

    Welcome back to the Premier League. There are few bigger English classics than Arsenal versus Liverpool  and just three weeks into the new season, their meeting at the Emirates provided a memorable, perplexing thriller. There were thirty-four...

    • Posted August 24, 2015
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  • Can Petr Cech be the difference maker at Arsenal?

    So much has been made of Arsenal’s shortcomings. Perhaps because the dominance of the Invincibles is juxtaposed against their subsequent run of trophyless futility. Eleven trophies in the nine years between 1996 and 2005, then none in...

    • Posted July 9, 2015
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  • Arsenal set to sign a cheque for Petr Cech

    Our last transfer market article was about Liverpool and this is another piece you need to Cech out! Richard Lewis takes on Arsenal’s swoop for Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech. This article, however, does come with a danger...

    • Posted June 29, 2015
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  • FA Cup roundup: Wilshere rains on Arsenal’s parade

    I have got closer, in my tourism, to getting my hands on the FA Cup trophy than the Aston Villa players did at Wembley in their recent FA Cup Final against Arsenal. Arsenal’s 4-0 win was in...

    • Posted June 1, 2015
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  • Showpiece Saturday preview: Arsenal v Aston Villa

    Sigh.  Sepp Blatter once again crushed the hopes of football fans worldwide (including many even in Qatar) by winning his fifth term in office as FIFA president.  Perhaps FIFA’s best near-term shot at reform from within in...

    • Posted May 29, 2015
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  • Is Arsene Wenger on his last straw?

    The Premier League season simply wouldn’t be fit without at least one “Wenger out” campaign. This season came in late fall, when Arsenal fans once again whipped out their hashtags, banners, and even the occasional boo (gasp!),...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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  • MOTD: Arsenal 0-0 Chelsea

    Chelsea surely could have beaten Arsenal today.  They had the chances, and more importantly, could have felt pleasure in squashing the second-placed side that some still thought had a distant shot at the title.   It was...

    • Posted April 26, 2015
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  • MOTD: AS Monaco 0-2 Arsenal (3-3 agg)

    The tie had already been deemed a forgone conclusion, but such was the valiance of Arsenal, a “miracle in Monaco” looked, for a short time, more than possible. Only the width of a post denied Arsenal a...

    • Posted March 17, 2015
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  • MOTD: Arsenal 3-0 West Ham United

    Arsenal’s goals — all three — came straight from the training ground; fully in their element today, they were almost toying with West Ham United. Not only did their performance flash multiple moments of brilliance, but it...

    • Posted March 14, 2015
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