All posts tagged "Manuel Almunia"

  • Another Wenger Gem

    The arrival of Vermaelen in June for roughly ten million pounds came as a bit of a surprise, and a bit of a letdown for those wanting a six-foot-five giant, with a vertical leap of something like...

    • Posted September 6, 2009
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  • An Even Worse Case of Simulation by English Players

    This campaign in the past week has proved to be an even worse case of simulation than any that occurred on the pitch recently and that is England players simulating honesty.

    • Posted September 5, 2009
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  • Some Final Thoughts on the Farce at Old Trafford

    I expect this match to have the same galvanizing effect that our trip in 2003/04 had by fostering the "Us vs. the world" attitude so prevalent in many of Arsenal and Wenger's greatest sides and so lacking...

    • Posted August 31, 2009
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  • John Utaka, We Hardly Fouled Ye (Video Highlights)

    A few thoughts on Abou Diaby, Utaka's self-foul, and Paul Hart's shirt collars. Also, full highlights of the match as well as the MOTD highlights and an Arsene Wenger post-match interview.

    • Posted August 23, 2009
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  • Smells Like Team Spirit

    We have seen great spirit on the pitch in these first two matches and it seems the players are also letting us know that the spirit and togetherness is back in the locker room in a way...

    • Posted August 20, 2009
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  • Preview Week Day 1: Goalkeepers and Defense

    After the absolute train-wreck that is Mikael Silvestre at center-back last season, it boggles my mind when Arsene says we have "five" center-backs and then names Silvestre (first, no less!) and Song. To me, that means we...

    • Posted August 10, 2009
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  • Almunia: “Cesc Hates Arsenal!”

    There, see what I just did? I just pulled the most common move of football writers in England. I made an article out of some quotes and then put a headline to it which doesn't represent the...

    • Posted August 8, 2009
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  • Amateurs and Injuries (Fake and Real)

    Not much to be said about a match like this that the highlights won't tell you, though you will not see how much Diaby struggled against these part-timers. Yes, he's a technically gifted footballer but he has...

    • Posted July 22, 2009
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