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Parma FC Wore a Yellow Ribbon – Arsenal Fans should look to Parma for an example in true support.

Last week, Parma FC sealed their return to Italian top-flight football only three years after their bankruptcy and relegation to non-football league. They’re the first Italian football Club to accomplish such achievement and fans were understandably going wild in town, especially as no-one was expecting to get automatic promotion after Frosinone, who were two points […]

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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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Crossroads Again

With Arsenal at a Crossroads now as they were in 1995 – Which is the Right Road for the Future?

1995 and today…..some key parallels. 1995 was the last truly “bad” year for Arsenal. Things weren’t good. Maybe it’s being spoilt by Wenger, I don’t know. But good or bad are relative terms. Compared to pre-Graham even, it was in some ways our worst season since the mid-1970s. Namely: We finished 12th place Bar Seaman, […]

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