We Could Be Heroes | Arseblog … an Arsenal blog – Football Article

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a reflective piece on the Arsenal crowd, who appear to have fallen back into a collective malaise in recent months. Saturday’s 2-1 win at Huddersfield did little to quell the confusion that has bubbled beneath the surface of the Arsenal support since just before Christmas. At the John Smith’s Stadium, Alex Iwobi incurred the wrath of some of that frustration as his substitution was ironically cheered, despite the fact that he had enjoyed…

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City kick us up a place + thoughts on Maitland-Niles/Iwobi abuse – Football Article

Morning all, welcome to a brand new week. My German Shepherd shaped alarm clock got me up at 5.45am, and here were are. What’s different between today and yesterday? Well, yesterday we were in sixth place in the Premier League and today we’re in fifth thanks to Man City’s annihilation of Chelsea at the Etihad yesterday. Our goal difference is now the same (+16) but we go above them by virtue of having scored more goals (53 to 45). Chelsea…

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Huddersfield 1-2 Arsenal: Unai Emery’s side win ugly again – Football Article

Already without a clutch of players due to injury, Arsenal went into this game with Mesut Ozil and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang absent through illness, Aaron Ramsey missed out with a knee injury, and Granit Xhaka’s groin strain saw him sidelined too. Ainsley Maitland-Niles was fit again and started on the right, Henrikh Mkhitaryan was back in the side for the first time since December, and against the league’s bottom side we played a back three with Mustafi, Koscielny and Monreal. In…

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