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Old Trafford the First true Test of Arsenal’s New Squad Depth – Will they pass the Test?

Many words have been spent about the impressive depth of our team this season, so I guess that Arsène Wenger’s forgotten men won’t have a better chance to show their worth than Saturday’s match at Old Trafford. According to the latest team news, against Manchester United we’re very likely to miss all our major attacking […]

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Fighting Cancer teaches you to ‘Enjoy the Journey’ in Life and with Arsenal – A Gooner’s Story

The observant regular readers of Gunners Town may have noticed that Andrea’s popular Clock End Italia Column has been scarce of late. He’s back….. Good day Gooners! It’s been a long time since my last appearance on Gunners Town; it was September, 28th and we were about to play Basel at the Emirates Stadium, for […]

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Will Alexis allow Perez Centre Stage? Champions League Preview from Switzerland!

Hello fellow Gooners! I’m replacing Alex – supposedly busy , I believe he’s still recovering from the amazing 3-0 win in his first-ever match at the Emirates Stadium – to preview for you the Champions League game against Swiss champions FC Basel. I’ve been living in Switzerland for almost nine years now and I’m slowly […]

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Arsene who? How it all looked 20 years ago

Well, for a surprise, this is a surprise. The Arsenal Football Club just announced the arrival of former Monaco and Nagoya Grampus Eight coach Arsène Wenger at the helm of the Club, to replace the departing Bruce Rioch. Despite penning a three-years deal fourteen months ago only and qualifying for next year’s UEFA Cup by […]

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VaVaVoom Gunners – The Return of the Direct, Pacey and Skillful Arsenal we have missed

Soon the international break will finally be over and Premier League football returns  and the upcoming encounter with Southampton will tell a lot about the way Arsène Wenger wants the team to play, this season. Against Liverpool, Leicester City and Watford it was mainly the fitness levels that dictated the line-up, with some key players […]

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No sooner has Wenger got the fans relaxed he proceeds to stress them out once more

Destroy. Build. Repeat.   We can’t have a stress-free transfer  window, can we? The signings of Granit Xhaka, Skhodran Mustafi and Lucas Pérez seemed to finally complete a squad that was desperately calling for reinforcements, but the joy didn’t last much. We just overcame the terrifying idea of Arsène Wenger not replacing the injured pair […]

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