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...

Arsenal – Bolton Preview: Stake Your Claim Oct25

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It finally feels like the season is underway. Six wins in seven games and matches coming thick and fast. Usually we’d be critical of a Tuesday game after a tough Sunday afternoon fixture but at the moment, as momentum builds, it feels like we’d be happy to play whenever required. Of...

Vermaelen Set For Comeback Against Bolton Oct24

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Thomas Vermaelen is set to make an earlier than expected comeback against Bolton tomorrow night. Vermaelen, who last week signed a contract extension until 2015, returned to full training on Friday and wearethenorthbank.com understands that he has had no adverse reaction to his injured left...

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Apologies for the delay. It can only be explained by my fear that Saturday had been a dream. Three points and a clean sheet? Could it really be true? I’d shunned all contact with the Football world until now to avoid a rude awakening. I was petrified that checking the internet would reveal...

Arsenal Bid For Jagielka Rejected Jul20

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Arsenal have had a bid for Phil Jagielka turned down by Everton. wearethenorthbank.com understands that an initial bid of £12million was rejected by the Goodison Park club. Jagielka, 28, has long been Arsene Wenger’s first choice centre back target. Having failed to sign the England...