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I Grieve, You Grieve, We All Grieve for Arsenal.

It’s been quite a journey, this Gooner journey through the Kubler-Ross stages of GRIEF. First there was DENIAL – an inability, or unwillingness, to accept that there was something rotten in the state of Arsenal. Wenger had gutted his Invincibles, ruthlessly ridding himself of his stars for top dollar to finance the new stadium -and […]

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Arsenal in Crisis? Yes.

Arsenal in Crisis? On Crisis Firstly – let me say that crisis in and of itself is not a bad thing. Things fall apart all the time; Chaos is the natural order of our Universe. The word itself comes from the Greek word krisis (to decide). The Oxford dictionary defines crisis as: A time of […]

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Nacho up front in a 4-1-2-3-1 as Arsenal Seek To Startle Swedish Wheelbarrows [Europa League Preview]

I’m not the usual match previewer here on Gunners Town – but I thought I’d give it a bash. How hard can it be? First, a little background on tonight’s opponents… Background “Östersund” means ‘wheelbarrow’ in Swedish, and it’s quite appropriate, since the entire population could fit in a wheelbarrow. A very big wheelbarrow. Not […]

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Ozil & Alexis: Traitors or Simply Mercenaries Moving On? Why I won’t shed a tear when they leave. Arsenal deserves better.

Should we be surprised (or upset) if Ozil and Sanchez don’t renew their contracts? I don’t think so. And here’s why… Traditionally, players signed for Arsenal because it was a step up for them. Or because they held a lifelong dream to play for the Gunners. Neither is the case for our two want-away stars. […]

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