The Ramblings Of A Pessimistic Arsenal Fan

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2008/2009 Season Reviews – The Realist

We’ve read the positive views of The Optimist and we’ve pored over the depressing thoughts of the Pessimist – but what was 2008/2009 like from the point of view of someone who sees things in a very balanced way?

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2008/2009 Season Reviews – The Pessimist

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

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2008/2009 Season Reviews – The Optimist

Over the next week or two, I will be publishing three different points of view regarding Arsenal’s performance over the 2008/2009 season. For this purpose, I have enlisted the help of my two good friends, Elric Heslop (“The Optimist”) and Mark Finnigan (“The Realist”). I, of course, […]

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Another set of totally random fixtures – honest

So the fixtures for next season have been announced. As the BBC reports, the process of compiling the fixtures each year is very complicated and ultimately, their order is generated randomly once the constraints (like us and Tottenham not playing at home on the same day) have […]

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20 years ago…

A man who writes a blog about Arsenal cannot fail to write a post on this day – the 20th anniversary of the closest finish to any Football League season in history. Every Arsenal fan has his or her own story of that night in late May […]

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What’s wrong with Arsenal (repeat)

There is nothing new to say about today’s performance that hasn’t already been said in a hundred posts on this and almost every Arsenal website over the past 2 or 3 years. Usual stuff – Diaby and Adebayor aren’t good enough, the defence needs strengthening, we need […]

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Still waiting for a big night at the new stadium

Tonight should have been the first proper big game since we moved to the new stadium in 2006. We were totally outclassed at Old Trafford last week but somehow came away with only a 1 goal deficit so there was a chance. I think, in truth, that’s […]

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Time to admit it, Arsene – Diaby and Adebayor are just not good enough

Abou Diaby and Emmanual Adebayor have been around long enough for any decent Arsenal fan to have made their mind up about them by now – and this particular fan has decided he has seen enough. In the FA Cup semi-final, Diaby in particular was worse than […]

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More Brown nonsense

In his interview with BBC Radio 5 yesterday, Phil Brown said he wouldn’t shake my hand when they beat us at the KC which is a strange statement given this video, don’t you think?

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Phil Brown in sanity loss shock

I must admit, I was quite impressed with Hull City. The way they played when they beat us in the league and again last night in the cup, was excellent in my opinion. Yes, they got stuck in and defended in numbers but they also carried a […]

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