Category Archives: Opinion

No New Keeper, No False Dawn

Posted by SmartArse Transfer deadline day came and went and Mark Schwarzer is still at Fulham. Brownie points to them for resisting both player power and the urges of a bigger club, something Arsenal fans should appreciate for obvious reasons. … Continue reading

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Premiership Predictions

Posted by Sonuvagun Thanks SmartArse for putting the boot in the doomsayers and getting us excited about the season ahead! As usual there’s the usual Arse drivel in the press about Arsenal not being title contenders this year and, what’s … Continue reading

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Written-Off Arsenal Remain A Dangerous Beast – Five Reasons That Could Fire Arsenal To Glory

Posted by SmartArse As we (and the entirety of Planet Arsenal) have acknowledged there is certainly cause for concern as we approach the new season. Cause for concern, yes. Outright despair? Hardly. Though as ever it seems the press rather … Continue reading

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'Tis The Season of Uncertainty

Posted by SmartArse Remarkable really, given all the fuss over the issue since Arsenal’s last competitive action, that the immediate future of Cesc Fabregas is one of the few certainties of the coming season. Think about it. Where do you … Continue reading

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Fabregas Stays, Up Yours Barcelona

Posted by Andre The Giant (somewhere in the mountains) Today, Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas made the following statement: “Firstly I would like to apologise to all the Arsenal fans for not speaking sooner about my future but I have not … Continue reading

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Emirates Cup: Bright Start For New Faces And Young Guns

Posted by SmartArse Welcome back Arsenal, we’ve missed you. For the third time in four seasons Arsenal came away winners in the now traditional cash cow of a curtain raiser, thanks to a 1-1 draw we rather handed to AC … Continue reading

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Farewell Eduardo, we hardly knew thee

Posted by SmartArse Finally after what seems like months there is something to talk about other than Cesc Fabregas. Shame then, that it has to be this. This rather excellent article from football365 points out a disgraceful article from today’s … Continue reading

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Tired of Not Using Technology

Ok, we’ve been undeniably slack at Come On The Arsenal of late. And whilst the World Cup has produced plenty of talking points, us Arse-addicts know what we really like, and it isn’t the sight of referees ruining yet another … Continue reading

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What Next For Theo Walcott?

Posted by SmartArse Theo Walcott deserved to be omitted from Fabio Capello’s World Cup squad. Granted, not for Shaun Wright-Midget, but for Joe Cole definitely. Bottom line is that for whatever reason, injuries, confidence he just hasn’t been good enough … Continue reading

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If I Were Cesc Fabregas

Posted by Andre The Giant At Come on The Arsenal we have so far resisted entering into the shit storm that is the Cesc Fabregas transfer saga. But as I sit in my garden, in Barcelona-esque weather, being bombarded by … Continue reading

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