Ray Parlour: Arsenal should have opted to sell Mesut Ozil and keep Aaron Ramsey

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 Ray Parlour has said that he believes that Arsenal should have opted to sell Mesut Ozil and rather renewed the contract of Aaron Ramsey. The Welsh international Ramsey looks to be headed out of the club at the end of the season after signing for the Gunners In 2008 from boyhood club Cardiff City. The 27-year-old has yet to sign a new contract at the Emirates with his current deal set to expire at the end of the season. Rumours have suggested that Unai Emery’s side are not prepared to give... 

Singing The Praises Of Song

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We all know Alex Song the tenacious, tough tackling defensive midfielder. Yesterday, however, he showed us a side to him that we had only glimpsed before. Song, 24, showed us that he’s not just a tough-tackling, knuckle-headed dm. In fact, he showed such incredible craft and vision so precise that he is on level terms with David Silva for most successful through balls. Defensive midfielder? Let’s see. We shall start at the beginning, where did he come from? Well, he was born Alexandre Dimitri... 

The Kids, The Tommy Gunner And A Defence Better Than United’s!

October 25, 2011 by  - Filed under Arsenal FC, Carling Cup

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Greetings fellow Gooners! It seems that the squad picked for the Carling Cup 4th round match against Bolton has even less experience than most assumed it would. After seeing a fairly balanced mix of youth and experience turn out for the 3rd round, I think that this change is indicative of the all round changes taking place at the club. A month ago Wenger may have been considering that winning the Carling Cup may have been fast becoming our best and maybe only chance of silverware whereas today sees... 

My Horse, My Ox, My Ass, My Anything

September 21, 2011 by  - Filed under Arsenal FC, Carling Cup

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Greetings fellow Gooners! So, I settled for the quote in the end. I did spend an inordinate amount of time trying to come up with a clever way of mixing the words “Shrew” and “Ox” after daring to use the obvious reference to “Taming of the Shrew” in my pre-match article but I finally decided it was high time I actually wrote something that you may wish to read rather than something I may wish to forget! So, there it is, and I have to say that, in hindsight, I think that it works quite... 

Time To Tame The Shrews

September 20, 2011 by  - Filed under Arsenal FC, Carling Cup

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Greetings fellow Gooners! Yes! Something to get excited about again! One of the few positives about this part of the season is that, given how badly things are going for us recently, the games are coming thick and fast we giving us the chance to turn things around a little. I know, it’s only the Carling Cup 3rd round and we are playing a Shrewsbury Town side that, whilst they will be buoyed by our recent dismal run of results and their own recent run of 6 wins in 7 matches in all competitions,... 

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