The Ramblings Of A Pessimistic Arsenal Fan

Champions League

The Flaw In Arsenal’s Strategy

It’s easy to see how we made it to this point. In June 2003 Roman Abramovich purchased Chelsea FC – a club which had failed to succeed in the league since the inception of the Premier League in 1992 – promising to spend a large amount of […]

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Is Talent Enough?

It is 1 year and 3 days since Arsenal beat Barcelona. I think it’s fair to say that since then, things have not exactly gone according to plan. Readers of this website will be aware that I am one of the more negative of those that count […]

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Time For Some Perspective

Being a football fan is really difficult. Those that follow the most successful teams are rarely satisfied as their team must win every game and every trophy in order for them to achieve satisfaction. Then again, the fans that cheer on the others just want their team […]

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Why Must We Have What Ifs And Buts

Would we have qualified for the 1/4 finals of the Champions League last night had the referee not shown Robin Van Persie a red card for kicking the ball at the goal? What a shame that no-one will ever know. Whilst pretty much everyone agrees that we […]

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Just Like Watching Arsenal

I think we just beat Barcelona. Yes. We definitely beat Barcelona.

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I’m Back! And It’s As If I Never Went Away

After a break of 16 months, Acres Of Space is relaunched with a new look but will it have the same old miserable views? I expect so.

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The Simple Things

Some early season glimpses of improvement leads some all-too-rare optimism.

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2008/2009 Season Reviews – The Realist Part 3

The Realist’s review of the season finally comes to an end … much to the relief of all concerned.

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2008/2009 Season Reviews – The Realist Part 2

The second part of The Realist’s analysis of the season focuses on the important matches that shaped the campaign and finishes with some awards.

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2008/2009 Season Reviews – The Pessimist

A pessimist is never disappointed. This one, however, is.

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