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Has Wenger and his youth project utterly failed?

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In the many comments on the post re the Wigan game there were a number that said that we should recognise that Wenger and his youth project had failed. One in particular caught my eye: it said that it was […]

The detailed truth: Wigan v Arsenal, and the result

Wow, what a weekend of football so far. United were dead and buried and the title was on it’s way to Stamford Bridge. Not anymore. Are we in it? Mathematically, yes though realistically there are too few games to expect to overhaul two sides. One could perhaps be relied on to […]

Where is Wigan, how do I get there, what’s this pier thing and who is Eddie Waring?

The Romans built a fort at Wigan.

Thus begin all official and unofficial histories of one of England’s least known shanty towns.

The problem for Wigan was that having got there the pesky Romans took a look and immediately buggered off, leaving the village to the even peskier Northumbrians. After 800 […]

How to get to the Ems, where to stay in London?

I have had two enquiries from friends of this site, both of whom live outside of the UK, both asking for help in terms of their visits. I’m more than happy to pass on the questions.

If you have any thoughts can you put them below in the usual way?

Thanks.

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The quick restart after the foul: what does the ref’s manual say

By Walter Broeckx. Additional material by Tony Attwood

When the referee in the Porto / Arsenal game allowed a quick free kick to be taken there were two reactions. Arsenal players, management and supporters were outraged. And the media, never one to miss an opportunity to knock Arsenal, said, “How many […]

Wear your shirt with pride as the EPL starts going to court

One of the best statements I have read on this site since the end of the 10 year unbeaten run was that encouraging us all to wear the shirt with pride.

The 10 year run in which we were unbeaten in the league by Tottenham Sewage (a club renamed to coincide […]

With a spineless team we had 66% of the ball

By Walter Broeckx

When Arsenal loses a game it is always a difficult moment. Every defeat hurts and the defeat against ****** even more than any other.

We could all do like the catastrophists do, and slaughter all the players, the manager and everyone else involved in the club. I think […]

Tot supporters chant “Pedophile” as they get their first victory in ten years.

They had to wait until Arsenal put out a team with six first team regulars missing, and a team for most of the game including our 4th and 5th choice centre backs, but it had to happen one day.

After 10 years of waiting, after the endless defeats and humiliations, Tottenham […]

Well, well, well, if it isn’t North London Derby O’clock.

Spurs and shares.

by Phil Gregory

Well, well, well, if it isn’t North London Derby O’clock.

The derby at the Emirates was an absolute cracker, one of those where you remember what you were doing that day.

I, unfortunately missed some of the match, getting roped into playing for my […]

New undercover work at the Tiny Totts Training Emporium reveals secret plans for Wednesday’s game

Inside informants at Tottie-Train, the Temporary Tottenham Training Turf have revealed that the Tinies have spent lots of time looking at Arsenal and the way they have consistentlyended up several hundred light years ahead of the Totts year after year.

Of course the Tots have had some success – their […]

Inter implicated in Euro match fixing

By Walter Broeckx

As a ref I am rather well placed to hear some things that others never hear. I have heard stories told by other refs on how they have helped teams to stay up or to become champions.

Some did it because the president of a club came in […]

It is 100 years almost to the day since the first Tottenham v Arsenal game

Which is why, in between everything else, I have been calling this, Tiny Totts week.

And in a sense this is the article I have been building up to all season.

I doubt that the Tinies even know the importance of this match in historical terms. They probably know it in hysterical terms but then, […]

Emirates stadium seriously contaminated. Profound health implications revealed

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Alexander Litvinenko was a former officer of the FSB and KGB in Russia who was granted political asylum in the UK. He accused the FSB of terrorist acts within Russia, in order to bring Putin to power.

On 1 November 2006, Litvinenko fell ill and died three weeks later, becoming the first confirmed victim […]

Sir Alexenophobia Ferguson has opened his mouth

By Walter Broeckx

Sir Alexenophobia Ferguson has opened his mouth to tell us that the way the Bayern Munich players behaved in the game at Old Trafford was typical of Germans.

I’m not going to give too much time on reviewing the ref of that game but let me start by saying that Rafael would […]

Why I don’t believe the financial records of Portsmouth and Tottenham

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Robin, Robin, Robin, Robin, Robin, Robin, Robin (and some more of the same)

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Robin, Robin, Robin (etc etc)

by Walter Broeckx

What a boring weekend this is going to be. No Arsenal game in the weekend, this almost feels like the […]

The world of football meanders along, and carries us with it…

It’s a bit of a funny old world at the moment (as they say), and my ramblings herein have no overall focus, what with us not having a match this weekend. But I thought I’d just throw in some of the stuff that has caught my attention of late.

If it is all too boring, […]

Following Arsenal from Afar

By Tony Attwood

Sometimes I think I have it a bit hard. I live in a part of England called the East Midlands. It is a nice rural community in a county that is made up a mixture of sheep farming and light industry.

I quite like it here but there is a problem. My […]

Some things are more important than football.

Sometimes I get the distinct feeling that football isn’t real at all – but is just made up.

I mean, we have got through to the quarter final of the Euro Cup – which is further than our recent rivals Chelsea and Liverpool, and the same as Manchester United.

We went out when playing […]

Arsenal sign a fish

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Last week we had April Fools Day with all the usual stuff going up on the web sites. Red […]

Not every Henry is Henry

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Not every Henry is Henry.

By Walter Broeckx

Last week a player from Wolverhampton got […]

Arsenal Reserves show just how brilliant they are going to be

We are now in our third consecutive year of mega injuries.

To play Barca without

Van Persie Cesc Gallas Arshavin Ramsey Song Djourou

and do ok shows how sensational a side we are building at Arsenal.

And it was ok, for we took the game to them, and made the current Euro Champions, complete with […]

“Sod it.” Untold’s unbeatable preview of the Barca Game.

By Phil Gregory.

Here we are then with the final installment of our feast of football. There’s everything still to play for, but after a 2-2 draw at home, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t think the odds had tipped just a little bit further away from us.

Truth be told, as I […]

Still on track for the 5th consecutive double

Arsenal Ladies smashed Chelsea Ladies 4-0 away in the FA Cup semi-final and will play their old rivals Everton in May’s FA Women’s Cup final.

Three goals in the last 11 minutes of the first got matters sorted. This will now be Arsenal’s 11th Final.

What’s more Kim Little scored a goal which means she […]

Barca v Arsenal: it’s all been said before. Well, almost

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It’s all been said before…

But anyway, […]