Author Archive | Steve Wellman

Torreira and Guendouzi

The 18 yard axis

It’s obvious to all of that Unai has his style. and that is slowly being imbedded into the players mentality and hopefully will become second nature over the next few weeks. At present, it seems that Emery’s ethos is imprinting in the team, well for at least 20 minutes or so per game, which at […]

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Has Gazidis bottled it?

“We lived through many emotions together, the highs and the lows of football, and I am proud to be able to say that I gave this club and its fantastic people everything that I had in me.” Phhhh, Gazidis has gone, oh well, to be honest, I’m not that bothered. 10 years in charge and […]

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A Rant about Arsenal Season Tickets being the most expensive, NOT – Lies, damned lies, and statistics.

It is that time of year again.   The time of the year when the tabloid press roll out their unsubstantiated, fake news regarding that old chestnut, ‘Arsenal’s overpriced Season Tickets’.   The Current Bun’s illegitimate half-sister (The Mirror) ran with the usual: “Arsenal fans hit hardest, Arsenal revealed as most expensive Premier League club […]

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Is the Arsenal’s New Transfer Policy? – Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue!

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue!   Something Old:  Stephan Lichtsteiner, at 34 most players would be contemplating a transition into punditry or coaching, but Stephan has taken the leap to join the changing face of Unai’s Arsenal. ‘Forest Gump’ has won seven titles in seven years at Juve and is one cap […]

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From Seaman to Mavropanos (and most of those in between) to the tune of ‘We didn’t Start the Fire’ – Billy Joel

From Seaman to Mavropanos (and most of those in between)   Between 12th October 1996 and 13th May 2018, 222 players played under Wenger’s tutorage and I thought I would write (with inspiration from Billy Joel’s ‘We didn’t start the fire’, a ditty to commemorate some of those who have passed his way.   Seaman, […]

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