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Celebrating dodging the Brexit Bullet

Post-Brexit Arsenal may find themselves in a relegation battle…

30th February, 2021 In an effort to curtail the steady flow of undesirables into a decidedly fragile English society – the post-no-deal-Brexit Immigration Police painted themselves into an unfortunate corner. Their Zero-Tolerance immigration policy meant that the Premier League could only use English players. Foreign players didn’t satisfy the Nigel Farage Only-Seventh-Generation-Brits-Are-Actual-Brits Law, which President […]

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Old rivals: Liverpool's Klopp and City's Guardiola go head-to-head for Premier League honours

6 into 4 – 4 into 2: the Premier League’s ‘top six’ battle it out for lucrative Champions League spots

With 15 games left to play in the Barclays Premier League, the race for Champions League positions is tightening up. It would be fair to say that, as it stands, it is a 6-horse race for the 4 places allocated to English sides in Europe’s top football competition, and the wealth it offers. As the […]

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Top 6 Predictions: Premier League 2018/19 – if our writers are right, there are surprises in store!

I asked a few of the Gunners Town writers to give me their Top 6 predictions for the Premier League season 18/19. Obviously the transfer window is still open and things could change – but the one thing about the Premier League is that things are ALWAYS changing:. injuries, meltdowns, surprise losses… It’s a rollercoaster […]

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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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