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Wenger needs to stop persisting with Santos

In the aftermath of Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat to Manchester United, Jonathan Northcroft proclaimed on Twitter that “even a blind-drunk beautician, with dodgy waxing apparatus, couldn’t produce a worse Brazilian” when referring to left-back Andre Santos. The burly full-back has come under staunch criticism from the Gunners faithful and the media alike following a number of sub-standard displays in […]

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Santos in Shirt Swap Shocker

Swapping shirts is nothing new in football. Players swap shirts as a mark of respect for one another after a match has finished; a symbol of unification for two men on opposing teams. One of the most iconic world football images is of Bobby Moore and Pele swapping shirts at the end of a World […]

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Was Vermaelen the wrong choice as captain?

We often hear the not too uncommon term ‘the captain should lead by example on the pitch’ when referring to football skippers. The man who is given the armband is nine times out of ten the best player in the squad, and is one that can roll up his sleeves and inspire his teammates when […]

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A reason for optimism?

Having endured Wednesday’s night torturous performance, I’m sure many of you aren’t enjoying yourselves being Arsenal fans at the moment. Having gone into the international break with a satisfying win over West Ham United, club football returned at the weekend with Gooners up and down the country feeling optimistic and positive ahead of the action. […]

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