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A far from comprehensive dictionary of modern football

A FAR FROM COMPREHENSIVE DICTIONARY OF MODERN FOOTBALL APHORISM, SYNONYMS, TERMS, PERSONALITIES, AND WHATNOTS FOR THE UNINITIATED.

Don McMahon

It all came to me in a flash like a blinding inspiration, but less reliably. Why not create a ¬®dictionary¬® or compendium of terms,sayings and common words/names regularly used to describe Arsenal in particular and […]

Vermaelen: Arsenal’s new captain, or not?

By Walter Broeckx

Moving away from the man who was our captain last year to the man who was our vice captain last year – and the man who could be our captain next season: Thomas Vermaelen.

Let us start right away with the remarks he got when we bought him – the same remarks […]

The Flamini Fallacy: why selling Robin van Persie is good for Arsenal

(Editorial note: I changed the title of this article at the last moment, and in so doing so mis-spelled the name of Flamini. I have now corrected it. Apologies).

By Tony Attwood

During my week off in Cornwall I spent a pleasant hour outside a pub on Porthleven harbour thinking about players who had left […]