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Wenger Don’t Do Tactics: Settling The Debate

A fellow contributor here, Mr. Dougie Cazorla, made a great piece on how Wenger does “do tactics”, but not well enough. I agree with his analysis in very large part. However, I think it is a valid criticism, albeit stretched and distorted somewhat. So, using my best colloquial/non-Standard English: is the notion that Wenger “don’t […]

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Mkhitaryan scored again

Ozil and Mkhitaryan pull the strings as Troy Deeney lost his ‘Cojones’ – Plus Player Ratings

Arsenal 3-0 Watford We had the cojones…shame Deeney didn’t….   In a way it’s funny, since not only was “cojones” a major trending word on Twitter, it has triggered us Gooners in a big way. And rightly so, since Deeney’s comments in our loss to Watford were true, though in highly poor taste. However, we […]

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Welbeck Milan 2

The Talented Mr. Welbeck

After seeing Welbeck play well and finish poorly vs. AC Milan, and seeing “The Talented Mr. Ripley” from my film collection, I’ve been musing on the “Talanted Mr. Welbeck”. Is he a bad player? Did Man United sell us a dud? Is “Dat Guy Welbz” ‘not Arsenal quality’? Let’s see, shall we? No, he’s not […]

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