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A Fitting Farewell for Wenger in the Herbert Chapman Derby – Can he finally add a win in 2018 to some of his most famous victories on the road.

So it’s Wenger’s final game…..ever. It’s a sad occasion. I’ve wanted him out for a while, but then he is a giant in our club. He got a great send-off for his final league game at home. So we need to give him a win, and to stop our bad away form, at least. This […]

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Grecian Earned his place

Mavropanos, False Dawn or New Hope? – Will the Young Grecian ‘Urn’ his place as an Arsenal Regular in 18/19

With two matches left of a disappointing, yet historic season, Arsenal make the first of two away trips to end the campaign. The Emirates party to send our existing Manager off was well-intentioned and well-executed but now most Gunners’ minds are already on the future. A new manager, new players, departing players and the beautiful […]

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Atletico Madrid – The Coaches’ Voice Scouting Report

Atletico Madrid (vs Arsenal) Europa League Semi Final Atletico Madrid Scouting Report [COURTESY OF THE COACHES’ VOICE] European Cup/Champions League Appearances: 13 Best Finish: Runners-up, 1973/74, 2013/14, 2015/16 UEFA Cup/Europa League Appearances: 24 Best Finish: Winners, 2009/10, 2011/12 Qualifying route Atletico began the season in the Champions League, but dropped out in the group stages. Despite […]

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Arsenal set to play a ‘B’ team in an ‘A’ list fixture, as Two Old Enemies set to part as Friends!?

I see ourselves and United as similar clubs in many ways. Both have been definitive in shaping the Premier League as a global sporting brand. Both have had iconic players and managers, in PL history and prior. For every Best, Sir Bobby, Robson, Keane, Schmeichel, Beckham and Cantona, there is a Jennings, O’Leary, Brady, Adams, […]

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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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