Thierry Henry | Arsenal Opta Stats 11/12

Thierry Henry | Arsenal Opta Stats 11/12

When it was announced that a certain Thierry Henry was to return to Arsenal on a two-month loan deal, a slight doubt lingered even with the general excitement amongst Arsenal fans. For you see, this was not the footballing juggernaught who left the club in 2007 in search of filling the one gap- a Champions League medal- in his impecable trophy cabinate. This was an aging 34-year-old, void of the blistering pace which struck fear in Premier league defenders all …
Who is the best EPL Player so far? Part 3

Who is the best EPL Player so far? Part 3

Welcome to the third and final part of this Stats Battle series. There's been much debate already and I believe that'll continue here. If you've missed the first two parts here they are: Best Player in the EPL so far Part 1 Best Player in the EPL so far Part 2 We're at the semi-final stage right now. So without much further ado onto the semi's. SEMI-FINALS   Robin van Persie V David Silva  Into the real ‘meat’ of the contest now …
Have Arsenal Gone Backwards?

Have Arsenal Gone Backwards?

Another season but the same story for Arsenal fans, a February collapse and any chances at silverware up in smoke. The humiliation in the San Siro was followed by an apathetic defeat to Sunderland, eliminating the Gunners from the Champions League (well pretty much) and the FA Cup respectively. The race for fourth is place is the only thing Arsenal can hope to achieve and one does have to wonder how much of that is down to the team themselves …
Arsenal v Spurs | Van der Vaart the key

Arsenal v Spurs | Van der Vaart the key

It’s an uneasy time for Arsenal fans. The adage of “Arsene knows…” is more frequently heard in a mocking tone these days, certainly the British media are questioning whether Wenger has taken Arsenal as far as he can. 7 years without a trophy might just about be tolerated, but failure to qualify for the big money Champions League might not be. Especially if one of the teams replacing them in the top four is local rivals Tottenham. Spurs are 10 …
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