At the beginning of the season, with the clubâs ability to attract top players to the Emirates in question, following rebuttals in the pursuit of Rooney, Suarez, Higuain, et al, there was disquiet amongst the fans, and many were questioning whether Arsene Wengerâs time had come to an end in north London. The short-lived fan movement that penned an open letter to the club asked as much, when they enquired whether the Frenchman had too much power and authority at the club. An opening day defeat at home to an Aston Villa side that escaped relegation last term did little to quiet the Goonersâ fears. Yet now, just a few short weeks on, Arsenal sit atop the Premier League, on a winning streak of nine games in all competitions, with record-signing Mesut Ozil looking â¦
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In a pre-season tournament, Napoli rolled up at the Emirates and defeated the Gunners 1-0. The twist of the knif
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Last Saturday Long Melford joined hundreds of other similar clubs across the country on the trail to potential fame an
Itâs often said that countries have national characteristics, that thereâs certain similar traits that people brought up in a similar culture seem to have. At least sometimes, thatâs simply not true however. As Sunderland seek a replacement for the irascible and belligerent Paolo di Canio initial talk was that former Chelsea manager, and fellow Italian Roberto di Matteo was in the frame. Latterly however, a few of the âred topsâ are adding another name, this time a son of Sardinia, current Watford manager Gianfranco Zola. The appointment was of di Canio was seen by many as an extravagant gamble. In the early days however, it seemed to be paying high dividends as the team picked up a zest from the combative style of di Canio, and secured their Premier â¦
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Spurs fans may not be particularly enthused by their manager seeking inject a measure of caution into their booming aspirations, Relating that introducing a large number of players into the squad and getting them to bond, is not an overnight job is however, a simple statement of fact. The truth of the matter is that Spurs will have gone from being a Bale-balanced team, to one which adopts an entirely different format. Spending Â£106million-odd on seven new players, most of which will expect regular first team duty was a nice bit of retail therapy for the White Hart Lane faithful; a comforting and soothing balm to rub into the wounds left by the loss of their Welsh talisman. Such spending however does not guarantee instant success in fact it almost certainly precludes it. A â¦
I wrote this article for the Soccer;ens.com website. Patience needs to be a virtue for Spurs’ fans.