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The Most Insufferable Fans in the Whole Wide World

How the contemporary Arsenal supporter has become whiny and morally high-handed

This coming Saturday, Arsenal will play their first match on American soil in twenty-five years as they take on the New York Red Bulls to kick off their pre-season preparation. 879 more words

Stories

Decisions, Decisions

The Extra Preliminary Round of the FA Cup – the very first hurdle on the long road to Wembley – takes place on August 16. My first task is to decide where I start my quest. 121 more words

Derbyshire

Expanding Adam Silver's NBA mid-season tournament idea. Spread it out over the course of the season.

The NBA is playing around with the idea of a mid-season tournament in Las Vegas. Adam Silver discussed it in a conference call, saying “As one of our general managers said at the meeting, there’s very few things that you can win in the NBA. 1,068 more words

Sports

Chelsea FC: A 2014/ 15 Season Prediction

We struggled at the end of last season and with a little bit more concentration we could have won the league.

We went out of the Champions League to Atletico Madrid, to my mind by an unusually bad managerial decision by Mourinho, simply put he went too soon and our 1 – 0 lead ended in an undeserved 1 – 3 defeat. 1,137 more words

Football

Serb midfielder to sign. Announcement due today. Would City sell to us?

Morning all.

Yesterday morning there was headline on NN relating to us and Man City defender, Matija Nastasic. To be fair to the author, he didn’t at any time suggest or make out that Arsenal were on the verge of signing him or anything such like, he just looked at City’s situation logically. 596 more words

Daily Bits And Bobs

A weekend in Dubai

There are some people that you come across in your life and are forever grateful that they liked you enough to keep you around. In my case, that person is my friend former colleague Sally. 568 more words

Uae

Is Wenger Preparing To Sail Close To The wind Again?

Last summer, as the usual suspects were trying their best to defend Arsene Wenger’s policy in the transfer window and suitability as our manager, the noisy neighbours were busy signing any 2 legged footballers Franco Baldini could get his hands. 1,648 more words

Daily Bits And Bobs