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‘Balance, Belief, Better…… Buzzing!’ – What a difference 3 Days can make!

‘Balance, Belief, Better…… Buzzing!’ POSITIVES, NEEDS and HOPES Balance Squad balance and in-game balance doesn’t come quickly and we are impatient. Have you noticed that it may well have arrived? Amongst the litany of change on and off the field it has been lost that Arsenal have a very balanced squad, age wise. I looked […]

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Back 3, Front 2, Ozil? So many decisions for Emery for visit of Man United

This fixture inevitably brings up comparisons of yesteryear, when Wenger was in his peak, and Sir Alex Ferguson was in his pomp. This was arguably the greatest title rivalry in Premier League history – bigger than United/Blackburn, United/Newcastle, or United/Chelsea, or United/City. Both us and United have similar values, attitudes, and history of success (albeit […]

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From Tottenham to Rennes – The Unacquainted Twins, Good Arsenal and his Bad Brother!

 ‘The Unacquainted Twins’ POSITIVES, NEEDS and HOPES Have you ever met people who should know each other, perhaps they are essentially the same, but look like they have never met? I introduce to you Arsenal 2018–19!   ‘Good Arsenal’…. Shows up one in three. An intense team with laser focus that starts finishes and does […]

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Chelsea's recent loss to Arsenal may well be a defining turning-point in their season.

Arsenal 2-0 Chelsea: Gunners perfect the ‘boring boring stuff’ to seize crucial victory over Top 4 rivals. [Positives Needs & Hopes]

The Spectacular Unspectacular POSITIVES, NEEDS and HOPES Fans need hope but boy, oh boy has society done a number on our levels of patience. Yesterday, was a spectacular display of seriousness. Flicking through Twitter I have started to only pay attention to those who don’t have extreme views. “We are awful”, “So and so is […]

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Arsenal 2-0 Chelsea – Emery nails tactics and team selection as Gunners’ intensity defuses the Blueses [Review + Player Ratings]

Arsenal 2-0 Chelsea – Premier League Review After the West Ham defeat, we made the Sarri’s side (and himself!) pretty blue. This was a performance of intensity, pressure, pressing, and clinical finishing, and against another top-six side to boot. As a must-win game for our top four hopes, we did win, and how, based on […]

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Buy pace in Almiron

Arsenal loss at St Mary’s suggest they need Four Types of Pace and to buy Almiron’s Pace is one

POSITIVES, NEEDS and HOPES   Firstly, it was rumoured that both Arsenal and Bayern looked closely at Saints new manager. That was the best-coached game against AFC this season. We never breathed today. We were smothered with intelligent tactics. Important that we recognize the needs we have but also that game was made very difficult […]

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