View From The North Bank: Reading 5 Arsenal 7 AET Oct31

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The Capital One Cup (I preferred it when it was the Littlewoods) isn’t supposed to matter. It’s meant to be a time to sit back and enjoy Football without the pressure of desperately needing a result. An opportunity to watch the stars of the future stake their claim for senior...

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I find myself in the unwelcome position of trying to write a match report when what happened on the pitch actually seems less significant than some of the nonsense that went on off of it. I’ll come to that in due course but firstly, I should at least talk about the Football for a bit. My...

View From The North Bank: Arsenal 1 Leeds United 0 Jan10

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A potential banana skin was avoided last night thanks to a perfect example of the romance of the cup. If only I’d had an FA Cup shaped piece of cardboard covered in tin foil to wave at the final whistle. Forgive the cliché ridden opening but last night was a moment so poetic that it only...

View From The North Bank: Arsenal 2 Bolton 1 Oct26

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  Another day, another Arsenal win! And a win that offered encouraging signs for the strength of our squad – a squad that is continually questioned. I’m not going to get carried away with a 2-1 win at home against a team stuck in a terrible rut of form, but some individual...

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A home game against a newly promoted side, yet to score in three games, would usually present itself as an opportunity for Arsenal to play without fear. It is clear though that the team are still in recovery from a series of body blows so the visit of Swansea was anything but laid back. The...