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Every goal comes from a defensive error. No one could ever score if they were effectively marked or the space in front of them was closed down. 499 more words


Arsenalistic #1 - The best of Bayern - Bayern's greatest hits play us off the park.

So this is my first blog in a VERY long time. A little bit of background in short terms. I used to blog when I was younger – I’m currently 24, so it would of been around the time I started uni and throughout, probably anywhere between 20-22 but I forget. 1,035 more words


Match Recap: Bayern Munich v Arsenal

Bayern Munich 5, Arsenal 1

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It’s back to Champions League reality for Arsenal.

After a stunning 2-0 win over Bayern two weeks ago, the turnaround fixture in Munich went as expected, as the German super-club trounced a depleted Gunners squad behind a pristine first half performance. 337 more words

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The Spirit of Adams

Football is a funny old game. In what parallel universe did Chelsea end up with eleven points after eleven games, stuck down in fifteenth, whilst Arsenal and City pulled another point clear of the chasing pack? 1,173 more words


Fine Lines

Any sport is about fine lines. Murray’s volley either clips the line or goes a millimetre long and the major is won or lost, he is hero or loser. 1,152 more words


Nico Gaitan the difference for Benfica

Diego Simeone suffered his first home defeat in the Champions League against Benfica. Leading up to the match, Simeone identified Nico Gaitan as the player to be weary of. 556 more words

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Arsenal 2-3 Olympiacos

Sat on the train, absorbed in music and my Kindle, I was feeling pretty blissed out, almost a world away. The train pulled into Baker Street, a couple of stops from Paddington, so I thought. 1,102 more words

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