Arsenal fluff their lines again

Arsenal 0-1 Chelsea A weary sense of familiarity abounded after another crack at breaking Chelsea’s strange grip on Arsenal failed, practically before it had begun. If Chelsea were meant to…

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Ozil’s magic wand-feet

Arsenal 2-0 Bournemouth Had Mesut Ozil, in a puff of smoke, magicked up a rabbit on the edge of the box yesterday, I don’t think many present would have batted…

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Joyeux Joel and a Happy New Giroud!

Olympiacos 0-3 Arsenal I have vacillated about Arsenal’s chances in this must-win ding-dong for several weeks now. Curiously positivity after the Zagreb game was followed by gloomy no-hope once Alexis…

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Arsenal suffer a collective bad hair day

W.B.A. 2-1 Arsenal I’m not sure whether ‘a bad day at the office’ does this one justice, though Arsenal clearly did lose the document they were working on, said something…

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Left-back wings it to save the day

View image | gettyimages.com Arsenal 1-1 Tottenham You wouldn’t have put much money on the cavalry arriving wearing a number three shirt and some underused boots, but Gibbs’ contribution was…

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A shrug of the shoulder and a pffft

Arsenal 2-3 Olympiacos I know it’s the most spoilt thing to say, given how other teams look on at our repeated qualification with envy, but I’ve felt fairly ambivalent about…

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Public Flamini Number One

View image | gettyimages.com Tottenham 1-2 Arsenal Sometimes, when a player shows some serious tekkers all you want to do is put the goal on loop, sit back and marvel.…

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