The Talented Mr. Wilshere Feb11

The Talented Mr. Wil...

  There is a truth near-wholly acknowledged among football watchers that players below a certain age, or a certain number of first team appearances (the exact numbers remain vague) are allowed a certain level of leeway with regard to the shortcomings in their game. It’s only fair. The...

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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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Much has been written about Saturday’s draw with Chelsea so I’ll spare you the forensic analysis. The long and the short of it is that it was a pretty dull game and we didn’t play anywhere near our best. Many of the players looked tired and there was an anxiety that was missing in our...

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It wouldn’t be Arsenal if we didn’t make it hard for ourselves now would it. A disjointed couple of minutes put paid to three points that would’ve eased the pressure in the race for third place. But Wigan are scrapping for survival and are one of the leagues’ in form...

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  Monday night’s moment of pure joy didnt last long then. Defensive frailties cost Arsenal yet again away from home as Swansea beat us at our own game. Again, the players let Arsene Wenger down at a time where he needs more than just Robin Van Persie and the returning Thierry Henry...