One nil to the Arsenal²

Sunderland 0-1 Arsenal Backs-to-the-wall, fighting spirit, riding our luck, throwing our bodies at everything, defiance &c. (And I’ll skate over ‘missing a hatful in the first half’). Yes, there’s something…

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Ten glorious minutes

In a season dotted with more than its fair share of lacklustre moments and peppered by curiously slow build-up play, the quick-fire four-goal salvo at the beginning of the second…

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Up tight (everything’s not alright)

Arsenal 0-2 Manchester City What can I write that won’t make us all teeter over the edge again and bash our already bruised heads against brick wall, or wail uncontrollably?…

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Getting used to sausages

Wigan 0-1 Arsenal One-nil to the Arsenal, that old war-cry of a result, forged during an era when we were often dour but brutally effective in defence. It was a…

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“Forwards, not sideways”

Arsenal 0-2 Swansea This time, the broken crests are merited. Arsenal are all at sea after a performance so dispiriting, so lacking in any redeeming points, that the only conclusion…

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Nil nil, hey hey, kiss it goodbye

Aston Villa 0-0 Arsenal “The thriller at the Villa” I spent a little while on Saturday morning musing about whether the new sponsorship deal could have an immediate uplifting effect…

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