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16.5 Things We Learnt This Week

16.5 Things We Learnt This Week

By Sammy The Snake

Hello Arsenal diehards, Untold readers, and even stat fans! Uncle Sammy is here to show you the positive side of life as an Arsenal supporter. What a difference a week makes! Last week this time, I was handing my resignation to Tony… This week, for […]

RefWatch – Tottenham Hotspur Vs Arsenal (02-10-2011 – 16:00)

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By DogFace

Referee: Mike Dean Assistant 1: Stuart Burt Assistant 2: Scott Ledger 4th Official: Anthony Taylor

Good morning stat-fans and welcome to RefWatch.

This weekend we face our old foes Tottenham and this time it’s a match that our friends in the […]

Untold Ref Review: Liverpool 2 – Wolves 1

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By Ref Reviewer 02

Ref for the game Liverpool – Wolverhampton was Mr. Friend.

I have reviewed a few Liverpool games this season, including all games at Anfield. I have been very disappointed with the atmosphere at all those Anfield games, I expected something much more like […]

Arsenal have opened Pandora’s Box

Arsenal have opened Pandora’s Box

Don McMahon

Following the departure of Cesc Fabregas for a derisory sum of around 30M Euro after add-ons, with Barca’s mocking confirmation that they robbed us, and with the sale of Samir Nasri to City for 25M sterling, there were innumerable cries of outrage and dismay from the British media,punditry […]

The Untold ref Review: Arsenal 2 – Olympiacos 1

By Ref Reviewer 04

In the Champions League we had a ref from Spain. Ref Carlos Velasco Carballo was the name. But how was his game?

Min Type Foul from On C/NC Comment points weight 6 OFFSIDE Mirallas C 1 1 7 OTHER Torisids Rosicky C Flying tackle from behind 1 1 8 GOAL Chamberlain […]

Is this Arsenal’s best start of the season ever?

By Tony Attwood

Three wins and a draw in Europe to kick off the season – is that our best start? Actually it isn’t, but I just wanted to make the point about how silly all the knocking stuff is.

Before Wenger there was no regular European service at Highbury – under Rioch we made […]

Untold Injury Index – Gameweek 6

Untold Injury Index – Gameweek 6

By Dale Higginbottom

Onto Gameweek six and it was a pretty uneventful week in the league to be honest. For us the major talking point is probably Wilshere’s now extended spell on the sidelines. It’s a big shame for him and the disappointing thing is that it just seems […]

Here we go again: Arsenal versus Olympiacos, the Untold Preview

By Phil Gregory

First of all, a quick apology. I am a terrible human being, and was actually supposed to blog in the aftermath of the Bolton game, having been up in the Clock End for it. In my absence, Walter put together a great post about the match, so I won’t rehash over old […]

Untold Ref review: Fulham 2 – Man City 2

By Ref Reviewer 03

Fulham played Manchester City, the final score was 2-2 and the ref was Mark Clattenburg once again.

Min Type Foul from On C/NC Comment points weight 1 OTHER Sidwell Barry C Foul 1 1 2 OTHER Silva Dembele C Foul 1 1 3 OTHER Sidwell Aguero NC Pulled on his arm, […]

Corruption, corruption… another arrest, and it makes you wonder…

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By Walter Broeckx

A couple of days back the president of the Romanian Referee Commission Vasile Avram has been arrested. This Mr. Avram is what you could call the Mike Riley of Romania. He is the one that decides which ref goes to do which game. A […]

Arsenal v Olympiaks; everyone’s injured, and the Greek players are on strike like everyone else

By Tony Attwood

Theo is injured, Gervinho is injured, Koscielny is injured, plus all the others you know about, like Sébastien Squillaci, Jack Wilshere, Abou Diaby, Yossi Benayoun, Thomas Vermaelen, and Johan Djourou.

So who have we got left?

Goal – no problems

Central defence: Alex Song plus Per Mertesacker with Ignasi Miquel in reserve.

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Untold Media: Even good journalists try to pretend that they are not the story.

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By Tony Attwood

“Another week, another high-level probe for football’s internal affairs investigators,” so began a Guardian article the day after Untold published one of its regular exposes of what the paper is up to […]

Which ref makes the wrong calls?

By Walter Broeckx

In my last article when I was talking about data we could gather from the ref reviews we do I told you about the way bad calls were made and which team suffered most and who benefited most.

But we can also have a look at the refs and see how many […]

Arsenal – Bolton a nice day and not just the weather

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By Walter Broeckx

After last week and our defeat the end of the World was upon us. Once again. Now as an Arsenal supporter I have been used to ends […]

Untold Ref Review: Arsenal 3 – Bolton 0

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By Ref Reviewer 04

Ref Clattenburg was the ref for the game between Arsenal and Bolton. Arsenal won the game 3-0. But what was the score of the ref.

Min […]

As fans, as people, as citizens, we deserve better than this

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By Tony Attwood

On Tuesday 6th September Mike Dye was at Wembley to watch an international game. Following an incident which is now the subject of a police investigation he […]

Arsene Exposes Media Campaign to Oust Him – Media don’t report it

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By Walter Broeckx,

With many thanks to Anne for writing and sending an important update in the fight.

I know I am not part of the Media Watch team that is doing […]

RefWatch – Arsenal Vs Bolton Wanderers (23/09/2011 – 15.00)

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By DogFace

Referee: Mark Clattenburg Assistant 1: Simon Beck Assistant 2: Stephen Child 4th Official: Andy D’Urso

Good morning stat-fans and welcome to RefWatch! You’ll be pleased to know that I’ve ironed out a few kinks in the graphs with regards to the span […]

Arsenal versus Bolton – Untold preview time

This weekend brings Bolton down to the Emirates stadium, and with the second string returning to winning ways, it’d be great if the first team could follow suit. Bolton are a strange side, with a lot of positivity surrounding Owen Coyle’s management that isn’t really borne out by the results. They came in at 14th […]

Arsenal fighting back against the media campaign? Finally

“Growing Crisis” Continues to Engulf English Media: But Are Arsenal Finally Fighting Back?

By: Anne

The constant media chatter concerning Arsenal being in a state of “crisis” should be well familiar to any Arsenal fan by this point. For example, it has become virtually impossible to open any paper at all these days without seeing […]

Untold Economics: Chelsea try to recoup the Abramovich money from the fans.

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By Tony Attwood

While Arsenal were playing in front of some 70,000 people in Germany last week, in the same competition Chelsea played Bayer Leverkusen in front of 33,820. The reason was […]

The influence of wrong calls on football games

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NOTE: After some great feedback from our readers I decided to remake the table and add more information. Thanks for the feedback and the new table is added after my 9.51 comment

By Walter Broeckx

After […]

Untold Ref Review: ManU – Chelsea 3-1

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Editorial note: A slightly different ref review as part of test to see if this format can work. So please have a look at give your comments not only on the review but also on the way things are presented.

By Ref reviewer 04

For this very […]

Untold Economics: Why does an Arsenal blog keep talking about Rangers of Glasgow?

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By Tony Attwood

The fact that Liverpool managed to scramble out of the mire, and Barca, having famously run out of cash so they couldn’t pay the players, are still there buying the likes of Cesc etc makes some people think that there is no crisis. But […]

Martin Samuel’s daily mail attack on Arsenal – Part 2

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By: Anne

*Much thanks to Shard and bjtgooner for their research contributions to this article.

Daily Mail columnist (and reigning “Sports Journalist of the Year”) Martin Samuel’s Arsenal coverage beginning on 1 July, 2011 (and particularly […]