View from the North Bank: Arsenal 3 Shrewsbury 1 Sep21

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Last night’s Carling Cup win provided a welcome distraction from recent Premier League woes with the opportunity to see yet more of Arsenal’s future. There’s never any doubting the talent that is either produced by the Arsenal Academy or bought and nurtured by Arsene Wenger,...

Memoirs of a North Bank Sage: Digging in Sep16

Memoirs of a North B...

He’s been watching from the North Bank for more than 50 years; read the latest memoirs of a North Bank sage on wearethenorthbank.com throughout the season. And probably during the summer too! On the Dortmund game… I was well pleased with a point and would’ve taken that before...

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When the final points tallies are totted up in December we’ll no doubt be grateful for a point in what was, on paper at least, our toughest away game. I’ll stick my neck out here and say that I’ll be amazed if either Olympiakos or Marseille manage a point or better in Germany. The key...

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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...

Ignorance Is Bliss: More Thoughts From Arsenal’s Transfer Window Sep03

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I’ve been marooned in the Austrian mountains for the past six days. I didn’t hear or see a kick at Old Trafford. All I was privy to was the fact that Coquelin started and that we were 3-1 down at half time with RVP having missed a pen. I then found out the full time result. I was...