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...

View From The North Bank: Sunderland 2 Arsenal 0 Feb20

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Sometimes I feel like I could save myself a lot of time by just cutting and pasting pre-written blog posts and updating the minor details of the game. I’d only really need a couple of templates; one for victories which show our true potential and one for defeats which suggest we’re on an...

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 0 Man City 1 Nov30

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I wouldn’t normally be all that bothered about losing a Carling Cup tie but I cant help but be a little frustrated after last nights defeat to Manchester City. An even first half was followed by a second period which a much changed Arsenal dominated. Whilst defeat in these circumstances...

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...