Archive | October 2012

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Capital One Cup: Chelsea v United Match Preview

  We’re back at the Bridge for what could be an enthralling game. Here are the factors that are crucial for either team looking progression to the Quarter Finals. Morale This is a factor hugely tipped in United’s favour. Chelsea’s morale will be at an all time low with two defeats on the trot. On […]

Ligue 1 Top 5 Predicted Goal Scorers

  Zlatan Ibrahimovic: With an extremely impressive start to his season, new signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic  has taken over the French league completely with some outstanding goals including the 2 he netted in Ligue 1 clasico PSG vs Marseille. His form is extremely difficult to stop and purely for this reason I predict him to win […]

The Nani Saga

Every club every year has a player who has the fans on his back. At Arsenal it’s Andrei  Arshavin, at Liverpool it’s Stewart Downing and this season its seems the Old Trafford faithful have pin pointed Portuguese winger Nani as their man this season. Only this summer rumours were rife about Man United trying to […]

Ballon D’or Dream Team: Invincible?

I came home to see that FIFA had announced their 23 man shortlist for this year’s Ballon D’or award. Among the usual culprits were one or two surprise inclusions, which got me thinking: with these players assembled, would they be the best team in the world? The only viable formation is one involving three centrebacks, because […]

Is Adrian Lopez The Striker To Answer Arsenal’s Problems?

It’s about that time of the year I suppose when amateurs from all over the world speculate on what their team “need” to challenge for the title. In that spirit I’d like to offer my two cents, on who I would like to see come January. Arsenal could use a striker. Or at least so […]

Life Without Theo: 3 Potential Replacements

It seems almost inevitable that Theo Walcott will leave Arsenal. It’s a bitter pill to swallow, but one that Arsenal fans should be prepared for. I haven’t given up hope on Theo, but silence from club and player on the matter certainly doesn’t give me any encouragement. If Theo’s going to leave, January should be […]

Andre Santos: Hero or Villain?

It wasn’t a stunning game from start to finish, but the Arsenal did just enough to clinch a controversial win at home to Queen’s Park Rangers. The game had its ups and downs for sure, but it’s the end result that matters. No, it wasn’t a performance for the books, but the positives far outweigh […]