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Self Censorship at The Arsenal?

It’s hard being a contrarian on Arsenal Twitter these days. Like any strict, self-regulated community, there is a stridency among a majority of posters that demands and enforces conformity. It punishes dissent via the block, unfollow and mute buttons for committing any of the following heresies: Not vocally supporting the new manager Criticizing any of […]

Arsenal: Study the past, if you would divine the future

@foreverheady ponders the rippling pool Managers come and managers go, but the Arsenal dance goes on forever, as Pete Brown almost said back in 1970. By and large though, our managers spend longer looking good on the dance floor than most, with just four men, Chapman, Allison, Graham and Wenger setting the playing style of […]

Arsenal And The Big Mess It’s In !

Are Arsenal as bad as everyone is making out, are they in the mess we are constantly being told they are?  On average to win the PL you need 87 points, Arsenal last season finished with 63 point which on the face of it is miles behind that total, but let’s look at the games […]