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When Atletico Madrid lifted the Europa League trophy on Wednesday, Arsenal fans, along with their former manager, may have had a sense of what might have been. In losing to Atletico in the semi finals of the competition earlier this month, it ensured that Arsene Wenger would depart the club without having won any European… Continue reading >

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It’s not without a sense of irony that the high cost of tickets for Premier League matches was thrust into the spotlight by Manchester City supporters. The £62 ticket price for a ticket to watch their team play away to Arsenal was no more than Man United, Chelsea, Liverpool or Spurs have had to pay… Continue reading >

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It’s a sign of the modern game that each and every footballing defeat is treated with hysteria and calls for managers to be sacked. So it’s no surprise that the pressure on Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger intensified following their penalty shoot-out defeat to Bradford in the League Cup last night. Arsenal are without a trophy… Continue reading >

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Another season of top flight football begins tomorrow, and it’s the time when everyone is out to prove their knowledge of the game by making bold predictions for the next 9 months. However, there is frequently a touch of the unexpected in all sports and football is no  different. How many people would have confidently… Continue reading >

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In the final part of my look back at some of my personal highlights of following Liverpool in the Champions League, the final three matches are from the 2007/8 and 2008/9 seasons. For the rest of the series, click to read part 1, or part 2. 9. Marseille 0-4 Liverpool Midway through the 2007/8 group… Continue reading >

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Champions/Top 3 It’s difficult to see beyond the two Manchester teams and Chelsea for the 2011/12 Premier League winner. Man City weren’t entirely convincing last season and have the added challenge of Champions League football this time around. But they have the most expensively assembled squad in the league and one which should have enough… Continue reading >