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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Over Under | Arseblog … an Arsenal blog – Football Article

Last week Arsenal completed the loan signing of Denis Suarez from Barcelona and if I could summarise the reaction, I would use the word ‘whelmed.’ Through the scientific measure of gut feeling, I have observed a general cooling in temperature between football fans and the transfer window, which once seemed to be more significant than the football itself. The studied reaction to the Suarez signing was interesting, to me at least, because it felt very contemporary. The player’s profile is…

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Arsenal Gentleman’s Weekly Review | Arseblog … an Arsenal blog – Football Article

Friends. It may not have escaped your notice that as a country, the United Kingdom, and in particular England, is in the throes of an unprecedented crisis. Somehow, our betters have managed to manoeuvre us into a horrific position where serious disturbance is a real possibility. An existential catastrophe the likes of which we have not seen since Suez is looming. If it happens it will lead to untold misery for our country and the effects will be felt for…

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Arsenal Gentleman’s Weekly Review | Arseblog … an Arsenal blog – Football Article

As an evil shareholder in a number of exploitative businesses, and the inspiration for the humorous character Mr. Burns from Yankee animation The Simpsons, I object wholeheartedly to the whole notion of ‘holidays’. I remember the glory days of the Empire, when school holidays were required merely because children were needed to toil in the fields picking fruit and vegetables. This is no longer the case, and the miscreants now spend the summer staring at their confounded hand-held telephonic devices,…

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