Tag Archives: Arsenal

Three Questions: Arsenal v. Manchester City

Where does Ozil play? And will he be effective? After registering 25 appearances at CAM in Arsenal’s 4231 last season, Arsene Wenger has used Ozil as a LM in his two appearances for Arsenal this year. Being forced out wide … Continue reading

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Squad Depth and Title Challenges: The Arsène Quandary

Alexis Sanchez, winger/”striker”: £30 million. Calum Chambers, right back/centre back/defensive midfielder: £16 million. David Ospina, goalkeeper: £3 million. Mathieu Debuchy, right back: £12 million. In total, Arsene Wenger has spent £61 million this transfer window alone. Here’s the sad part: … Continue reading

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Champions League Play-Off Round Haikus

Maribor-Celtic No Fraser Forster/And Agim Ibraimi’s good/Scots win regardless Red Bull Salzburg-Malmö The Austrian champs/Shall not stand in the Swedes’ way/They’re Zlatan’s first team AaB-APOEL Aalborg must watch out/De Vincenti is in form/For the Cypriots Steaua București-Ludogorets Marcelinho’s brace/Gave rise to dreams … Continue reading

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A Champions League Qualifying Phase Update

Lost in the various transfer rumors published in sources of varying quality, lost in preseason friendlies played in mock tournaments, and lost even in “Sharknado” hysteria is the beginning of the most prestigious club competition in Europe. Many tune in … Continue reading

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What Happened This Weekend?

Oh, man. We had a lot of good footy this weekend. Time to do a roundup. Premier League Manchester City 4-1 Southampton: Dominant win for the hosts, to the surprise of no one. Stevan Jovetic scored! Aston Villa 1-2 Fulham: … Continue reading

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Liverpool 5 Arsenal 1: Meet The New Generation of Liverpool FC

(Note: I apologize for not being able to keep up my previous share of posts on EDIZD. I’ve been writing on an intermediate basis for Back Page Football in the last month or so and I write on a weekly … Continue reading

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Atlético Madrid: Europe’s Underappreciated Power

The Manzanares is a river that begins flowing in the Sierra de Guadarrama, a mountain range in the center of the Iberian Peninsula. Flowing southeast from its source, the Manzanares enters the city of Madrid via the El Pardo barrio. … Continue reading

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