1. Arsenal Faults: Alex Song and Gael Clichy Are Liabilities

    "I want to add more goals to my game" he said. He wanted to get forward more; he wanted to get involved in the final third...

    Saleh  Karaman Written by Saleh Karaman about 4 years ago 981 reads 26 comments

  2. 2010 World Cup Final: Clockwork Roja - A Final Masterclass In Football Dominance

    Here it is. The World Cup 2010 final. For the first time outside of Europe, a European side is poised to lift arguably the most prized trophy in sports. But these are no ordinary European sides...

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  3. The Postmortem and Future of Italian Football

    "Never this ugly: Italy are coming home"—La Repubblica "The Azzurri: defeated and shamed"—Corriere della Sera "Tutto Nero—everything is black"—Gazzeto dello Sport "[We are] ...

    Saleh  Karaman Written by Saleh Karaman about over 4 years ago 1,018 reads 2 comments

  4. FIFA World Cup 2010: How France Have Wasted Their Enormous Talent

    At some moment during the 0-0 draw with Urguay, you're forced to look back to the French team sheet and then back to the pitch in confusion...

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  5. An off-the-beaten-path list of players Arsenal should buy

    What's that you say? You've heard it all before? Five years without a trophy? Lacking a proper spine? Goalkeeper? Psychologist to delve deep into the child-like wonderland of Theo Walcott's ...

    Saleh  Karaman Written by Saleh Karaman about over 4 years ago 1,376 reads 22 comments

  6. A Growing Force: The Constructive Chaos of Maradona's Argentina

    Argentina, under the stewardship of Diego Maradona, have faced one of the most unbelievable qualifying campaigns in recent memory. Being smashed 6-1 at altitude in La Paz by Bolivia...

    Saleh  Karaman Written by Saleh Karaman about over 4 years ago 939 reads 2 comments

  7. The Strange Case Of Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    Almost every sports newspaper in the world rang out songs of praise for Jose Mourinho after Inter fought tooth-and-nail for their Champions League passage into the final...

    Saleh  Karaman Written by Saleh Karaman about over 4 years ago 1,457 reads 11 comments

  8. The Curious Case of Phillipe Senderos

    In the most recent North London Derby, Thomas Vermaelen pulled up with an injury around the 20th minute and forced the arrival of Arsenal's last available defender, Mikael Silvestre...

    Saleh  Karaman Written by Saleh Karaman about over 4 years ago 916 reads 3 comments

  9. Why FIFA's Ban On Chelsea Is The Pivotal Moment In English Football

    For fairness sake to all of those Chelsea fans out there, I'll start this article off by saying I'm a fan of Arsenal FC...

    Saleh  Karaman Written by Saleh Karaman about over 5 years ago 404 reads 7 comments

  10. The Upside of Arsenal's Manchester United Loss

    The Arsenal-Manchester United matchup on Saturday, another blazing fixture in a rivalry that dates back to the late '80s with a stomp on Lee Dixon sparking one of the greatest football rivalries in history, was a fantastic lesson for both sides...

    Saleh  Karaman Written by Saleh Karaman about over 5 years ago 1,096 reads 29 comments

  11. The Good and Bad Of Arsenal's Super-Start

    It seems like a footballing miracle. A 6-1 demolition of Everton, a 2-0 win away at Celtic—a footballing ground where no English team has been victorious in decades. Then, a 4-1 "Invincibles" style cutting down of Portsmouth...

    Saleh  Karaman Written by Saleh Karaman about over 5 years ago 1,292 reads 13 comments

  12. Arsenal Will Lose in the Short Term and Win in the Long Run: Here's Why

    It was around the time that Sunderland signed Lorik Cana for £5m that the hope started to fade again. When Milan snatched up Klaas-Jan Huntelaar it took another hit...

    Saleh  Karaman Written by Saleh Karaman about over 5 years ago 1,364 reads 12 comments

  13. Karim Benzema: The Best of the Galactico Trio

    What were you doing when you were 17? You were most likely still in school, or maybe even working at your first job. Karim Benzema? He was winning the the UEFA U-17 European Cup...

    Saleh  Karaman Written by Saleh Karaman about over 5 years ago 399 reads 9 comments

  14. The Keys to the Mancunian Throne: Who Will Take Sir Alex Ferguson's Place?

    Sir Bobby Robson, once gaffer of Newcastle United, recalled a few years ago a meeting he had with Manchester United legend Sir Alex Ferguson...

    Saleh  Karaman Written by Saleh Karaman about over 5 years ago 388 reads 4 comments

  15. An Economics Lesson From David Dein

    On the eve of Thierry Henry's departure from Arsenal to Barcelona, he posted a letter and had a press conference to give a final word to the fans that he had served so diligently for nearly a decade...

    Saleh  Karaman Written by Saleh Karaman about over 5 years ago 426 reads 7 comments

  16. The Unexpected Rebuilding: Alex Ferguson's Last Gift to the Red Devils

    Unknown to Manchester United fans, the club may be about to undergo one of the most serious and pivotal rebuilding periods of its time...

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  17. Arsenal and the Great Midfield Dilemma

    There are fierce debates in the modern EPL as to who was the best central midfielder. Many would say that Roy Keane with his crunching tackles and fierce (occasionally violent) demeanor would easily take the title...

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