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Match Of The Week 2: Stoke City 3-1 Arsenal

Chelsea and Manchester City are the only two clubs left in this year’s FA Cup with anything like a realistic chance of winning it after Arsenal lost at Stoke this afternoon. Was last week’s press gushing about them a little premature?

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January 24, 2010

Match Of The Week : Arsenal 2-2 Everton

An icon of American football made his Premier League debut at The Emirates Stadium, and Landon Donovan’s performance gave every indication that he will be a significant acquisition for Everton in the second half of what has, for them, so far been a disappointing season.

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January 10, 2010

Might The Fab Four Become The Super Seven?

As the Premier League reaches the half-way point in its season, Mark Siglioccolo takes a look into his crystal ball and wonders whether the days of Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea might be coming to an end. Who, though, will have the nerve to stare them out?

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December 21, 2009

Match Of The Week: Manchester City 3-0 Arsenal

Arsenal were brushed aside by Chelsea at the weekend, and this evening they were similarly dismissed by Manchester City. With the Premier League drifting away towards the horizon, is patience wth Arsene Wenger starting to run out, or are Arsenal supporters getting used to what could be a new world order?

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December 3, 2009

Emmanuel’s Mixed Day At The Office

Arsenal’s trip to Manchester City on Saturday was always likely to be a potential tinderbox. City are the arrivistes, the newly-minted money and Arsenal are the team whose Champions League place they are most likely to take. All of this if without taking Emmanuel Adebayor into account. Adebayor’s louche presence in the team was, to…

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September 14, 2009

Arsene Wenger’s Super League Odyssey

The Champions League reaches the final knock-out stage this evening, with an all-British match between Arsenal and Celtic taking centre stage as twenty clubs play off against each other for the right to join the lucrative group stages of the competition. The big question facing the competition as it kicks off, however, is whether the…

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August 18, 2009

John Hartson

That retirement comes at such a young age is one of the curious contradictions of football. No sooner has a professional player reached his prime than he is sliding down the other side of his career arc. The overwhelming majority vanish quietly into the distance to retrain as sports scientists, run pubs, or do any…

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July 13, 2009
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