All posts by mac14

  • Fuck Platini!

    " obvious and shameless contradictory statements and behavior belie his, and Blatter's, true agenda, which is to restore Spain or Italy to the top of the European football heap, while encouraging increased spending by the clubs, whether...

    • Posted September 23, 2008
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  • Reflections on Bolton (and Lazy Pundits)

    It's the end of a very good week for Arsenal Football Club. Faced with three historically-challenging away trips in 8 days, Arsenal have come through with two wins and a draw. The last of the...

    • Posted September 22, 2008
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  • Bolton vs Arsenal Player Ratings

    "Out of the ashes of Flamini has risen the young Brazilian, Denilson. Many questioned whether he would be able to fill the void, and, after a few sub-par games earlier in the season, the young man...

    • Posted September 21, 2008
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  • Reflections on Kyiv

    So, should Arsenal feel aggrieved that they held the most possession, created the most chances, and went behind on a dodgy penalty? Of course we should, but it's become such a common scenario in recent years...

    • Posted September 20, 2008
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  • Arsenal Holdings Release Financial Report

    Arsenal Holdings PLC released their financial results for the year ending 31 May 2008. Among other things, the report noted an increase in group turnover, stadium revenue, and before tax profit.

    • Posted September 19, 2008
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  • Dinamo Kyiv vs Arsenal Player Ratings

    Arsenal traveled to the bowels of Eastern Europe last night to take on Kiev in thier Group G opener for the Champions League.  The game that was marked by rugged play saw the Gunners robbed of all...

    • Posted September 18, 2008
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  • Reflections on Blackburn

    Arsenal are beginning to hit full gear having outscored their opponents 7-nil in their last two matches following the 4-nil victory over Paul Ince’s Rovers on Saturday afternoon.  Arsenal had consistently struggled when going up north under...

    • Posted September 16, 2008
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  • Blackburn vs Arsenal Player Ratings

    The Gunners secured a 4-nil victory at Ewood Park this afternoon in what eventually became a game of utter lawlessness as the referee failed to get a handle on the physical match.  But Arsenal was up for...

    • Posted September 13, 2008
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  • Not a Boy, Not Yet a Man

    "This is a player who rises to the big occasions; who is afraid of no one. These kinds of qualities are very rare even among ultra-talented footballers. Capello gave Theo his chance in a very...

    • Posted September 11, 2008
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  • What is Success for Arsenal?

    "As Wenger himself said over the summer... winning the Carling Cup and finishing eleventh is hardly what many would consider a successful campaign; even those who hold that "trophies are all that matter."

    • Posted September 9, 2008
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