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Wenger is out at last

Friday morning brought about some of the year’s most surprising news, if not the decade’s. Arsenal’s board concluded that now was the time to part company with Arsene Wenger. As momentous as the fall of the Berlin Wall, or the death of John F Kennedy, Wenger’s departure comes as a surprise not because the team’s […]

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The January transfer window is not without faults but it is necessary for the excitement of the game

The January transfer window has always undoubtedly been a time of excitement for football fans, but some managers believe that it has negative effects on the world of football. Since its inception in the 2002/03 season, some of football’s most important transfers have taken place during the mid-season window and football fans eagerly anticipate it […]

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Wenger will rightfully go down as an all-time great

Graham Greene once wrote that “time lends poetry to the battlefield”. The reign of Arsene Wenger, and his 20 years of moulding and sculpting Arsenal football club, will certainly need the help of time before it will truly be appreciated for what it is. If one were to look on in the current climate, with […]

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Giroud claim leaves football-world scratching its head

In a bizarrely gnomic statement verging on the Cantona-esque, Olivier Giroud recently announced that he does not “fart higher than [his] behind.” Amid accusations of arrogance, the 28-year-old forward is steadfast in his belief that he is experiencing his best form at Arsenal. This sentiment has been echoed by Wenger who has dubbed his French […]