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  1. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    It may be too late for Arsene Wenger to prevent Arsenal's terminal decline

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson Arsenal must do whatever it takes, and fast, to halt an undignified fall from grace and tumble into oblivion Wenger loses his unflappable veneer Bradford, Blackburn, Bayern are the three dreaded Bs that have heaped the blues on Arsene Wenger and fuelled the alarming meltdown at Arsenal. But it seems they do not spell the end of his 16-year tenure. Despite a near-certain ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Just like old times as open season falls on unpredictable Premier League race

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 09:51pm by Peter Simpson

    ... mind the pheasants, open season has been declared on a superior quality of game found within EPL stadiums. Manchester United's 1-0 victory over leaders Arsenal last week together ... to counter their strengths. All could win the title and all can lose it over the next five games. Liverpool and Arsenal are desperate to claim the crown, more so the Merseysiders who have not won ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Faint-hearted fans beware of Footy Finance app

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 10:06pm by Peter Simpson

    ... that over the 10 years from 2002-2012, only three clubs managed to accumulate an overall profit when selling players. Stand up Arsenal, Manchester United and, er, Watford; the Hertfordshire side ... simulation- Swansea, Norwich, Arsenal and Wolves- an astonishing result given that the league has by far the highest revenues in Europe." The rules are designed to level the playing field. ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Toffees sweeten trip for fan after game is called off

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 10:42pm by Peter Simpson

    ... cancelled. The midweek goalless draw against Arsenal was so boring and bereft of the traditionally attacking football you had to pinch yourself to make sure you were not enduring a League Two ... against an equally disappointing Arsenal, United's arch rivals Liverpool were coming from behind to beat basement club Fulham and cement further their claim for an end-of-season top-four ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Red and blue are still the colours, but not in Manchester

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Dwight Yorke and Andy Cole, and Arsenal's Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp. Of course, fans of both Liverpool clubs know they must dance a merry jig while their respective Mersey ... demand and deserve. He made it patently clear he wanted to leave when Arsenal courted him this summer. He only remains because he has a contract, rather than out of a deep sense of belonging ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    England's failures due to EPL's success

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... of the national game" speech. Imagine Jack Wilshire, loyal Arsenal stalwart and Three Lions captain, stepping onto the podium to receive the 2022 World Cup from the emir of Qatar. England have just ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Bundesliga on a roll but still can't claim the EPL's crown

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... league is still the best in the world. Arsenal's recent exit from the Champions League means for the first time since 1996 there are no English teams remaining in last eight ... for the first time since 1999. Arsenal's defeat by Bayern Munich merely underscored Germany's rise, as does former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola's decision to snub the EPL and head ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - Home and Away

    For the sake of soccer's integrity, reform the transfer window

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 02:58am by Peter Simpson

    ... Tottenham have outlaid?350 million and  Arsenal £214 million. The transfer window puts the fear of every known god into supporters as they stand hapless outside the gilded glass, looking on in awe and fear at the buy-and-sell bloodbath. Who would have wanted to be an Arsenal fan this week? England international Theo Walcott let it be known he had rejected a new contract, sparking interest ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    Gareth Bale a victim of UK media hyperbole

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... of hyperbole Spare a thought for Arsenal right-back Bacary Sagna this weekend. If fit, the Frenchman faces the task of restraining Gareth Bale in the crucial north London derby against Tottenham ... Gareth Bale show tomorrow, do also spare sympathy for Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson, 21. He is on standby to replace Sagna for a second successive weekend if his senior fails to pass muster. ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - Home and Away

    English Premier League pandering to namby pambyism

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... tomorrow's clashes between Chelsea and Arsenal, and Spurs and Manchester United, could prove timely barometers and will be scrutinised to see if the scourge of modern society- obsessive attention ... on Jack Wilshere during City's 2-0 win over Arsenal- many now fear the intrinsic characteristic which makes the English game so special is under threat. Latest statistics support concerns ...




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