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When ESPN previewed this game the assembled wisdom of Martin Keown, John Barnes and Craig Burley couldn’t see any other result than a comfortable victory for Arsenal. Despite what has been, on the whole, a decent start for us I had to disagree with the panel. This was just the sort of game...

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Our unbeaten start to the season came to end on Saturday as we were left to rue mistakes we thought we’d seen the back of. Post-match I couldn’t work out if I was frustrated or strangely reassured. There was obvious frustration that we conceded such soft goals, yet the very fact that they...

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One of the most encouraging aspects of our result on Sunday was that we actually took something away with us. I don’t mean that as if we were lucky and that we should be grateful for anything, rather that we went up there last year and made a lot of the running but ultimately came home with...

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September 19th  2012 – MLS Regular Season Vs. SPORTING KANSAS CITY (H) @Red Bull Arena. TEAMS NEW YORK RED BULLS – 4-4-1-1 Gaudette; Lade, Conde, Holgersson, Pearce; McCarty, Marquez, Tainio, Lindpere; Cahill; Henry. SPORTING KANSAS CITY – 4-3-3 Nielsen; Sinovic, Besler, Collin, Myers;...

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Another year, another Champions League campaign. I have to confess that I rarely get excited about the group stages. Being, as we are, long term residents of Pot A we don’t tend to get an early glamour tie and therefore most of our games at this point seem to be engagements we have to...