Arsenal’s English Premier League Mission

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Arsenal FC 1, Liverpool FC 4. Enough said. Let’s move onto the immediate future.  Eight difficult English Premier League games are what stands between an Arsenal team in disarray and a Champions League spot that absolutely must be attained. It is hard to argue against the fact that – results-wise and, perhaps more importantly, football-wise – this has […]

Adebayor Axed By Togo

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For a weekend where Arsenal are not figuring in any matches it seems an awful lot is going on involving the players at the club. Firstly, Emmanuel Adebayor has been kicked out of the Togolese national team following a row over bonus payments. He was axed along with teammates Kader Cougbadja and Nibombe Dare. This […]

Is Diaby the real deal?

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The first in an ongoing series of regular columns by Spanish Fry. When Vassiriki Abou Diaby signed for Arsenal Football Club on January 12, 2006, few had any idea of who he was or indeed, what he would bring to the club. A first sighting of the ex-Auxerre midfielder off the field drew immediate comparisons with […]

AJ Makes Arsenal Pay

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Everton FC 1-0 Arsenal FC Andrew Johnson grabbed a late winner as snow fell on Goodison Park to add further woe to Arsenal’s season with a 1-0 win. Beaten in three cup competitions of late, they failed to take advantage of Liverpool’s dropped points earlier in the day when their rivals for third spot could […]

Thierry Henry Out For Season

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Arsenal Football Club’s recent bad patch has worsened with the news that captain Thierry Henry has been ruled out for the rest of the season due to damaged groin and stomach muscles. Henry, who has struggled with fitness all season, was injured after appearing as a substitute in Arsenal’s UEFA Champions League second leg tie […]