Author Archive | Nick Birch

Arsenal are in a position to win the Premier League BUT should Wenger take all the credit?

In the weeks that have passed since I last penned my thoughts, three successive home victories followed up by two successive away draws, has resulted in the team staying in contention for the league title as well as progressing to the fourth round of the FA Cup, where we will face a home tie against Burnley, a positive return in the eyes of most […]

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The Gunners lack of motivation and desire shows in the Sheffield Wednesday defeat

Although the embarrassing surrender against Sheffield Wednesday signalled the end of our participation in this season’s Capital One Cup and amounted to our heaviest defeat against lower league opposition in fifty six years, bizarrely, numerous Arsenal supporters somehow found positives amongst the debris of our exit, however, as you may have already realised, I wasn’t […]

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Glum faced after Olympiacos debacle

Wenger why glorify Champions League Group stage qualification to then dismiss the competition?

Following a convincing three goal victory over Manchester United in our previous outing, it could be said that the interruption of the domestic campaign to accommodate the latest round of international fixtures, could not have come at a worse time for the team but regardless of the impressive nature of our latest three points, our […]

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Time for Head Chef Wenger to blend new Ingredients as last week Arsenal were Under-Cooked

After the positive tone of my previous post, it was perhaps inevitable that the team would go on to produce a collectively uninspiring opening game performance that delivered an unexpected early blow to the optimism built up by supporters during recent weeks. One thing that could be expected following the poor result against West Ham, […]

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Wenger has turned my Arsenal Glass from half empty to half full ahead of the new season

It is easy to simply dismiss winning the Barclay’s Asia Trophy, Emirates Cup and Community Shield as insignificant successes achieved in meaningless pre-season tournaments and friendlies, after all, the silverware holds no prestige, however, there are positives amongst the performances and results that have raised my optimism levels for the coming season, Wenger finally beating […]

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