1. Manuel Almunia's Faults Continue To Be Arsenal's Number One Problem

    However Arsene Wenger chooses to portray Arsenal’s defeat to Manchester United, he cannot hide the reality of the result...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about almost 5 years ago 1,265 reads 30 comments

  2. Both Spain and England Can Delight in the Rise of Cesc Fabregas

    After another masterclass performance from the young Spaniard saw his Bolton team defeated, Owen Coyle was moved to speak in glowing terms about his conqueror...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about almost 5 years ago 518 reads 9 comments

  3. Champions League Draw Can Help Serie A Redress Europe's Balance of Power

    The story of this Champions League draw could well be a story of comebacks. Jose Mourinho makes his return to Chelsea, David Beckham to Manchester United, and Karim Benzema to Lyon; these are the stories that will dominate the next round...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about almost 5 years ago 382 reads 7 comments

  4. Maynor Figueroa's Wonder Goal Puts Wigan's Bargain Buys In the Spotlight

    After Maynor Figueroa's 60-yard wonder goal on Saturday, the question should be asked. Has the Premier League ever seen such a strike come from such an unheralded source in its long and distinguished ...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about almost 5 years ago 942 reads 11 comments

  5. Even In Defeat Arsenal Midfielder Aaron Ramsey Proves His Potential

    Two defeats in two games for Arsenal's assorted band of promising youths and fringe players may show that perhaps their time has not yet arrived...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about almost 5 years ago 558 reads 14 comments

  6. Adem Ljajic U-Turn Shows Manchester United's Sound Economic Thinking

    The news which broke from Old Trafford that the club would not be taking up their option to sign Partizan Belgrade’s 18-year old midfielder Adem Ljajic has sparked plenty of debate and discussion over the rationale behind Manchester United’s decision...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about almost 5 years ago 2,033 reads 8 comments

  7. FIFA World Cup 2010: England Expects After Favourable Group Draw

    Prior to the draw Fabio Capello had defiantly insisted that England would not fear a group of death should they be drawn in one...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about almost 5 years ago 1,122 reads 0 comments

  8. Arsene Wenger's Dream for Arsenal's Future Gets a Grim Dose of Reality

      Arsene Wenger entered this encounter promising that this time things would be different. Promising that his young charges were ready, after years of maturing, growing, and developing, ready to prove they have grown up and can take on the big boys...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about almost 5 years ago 210 reads 9 comments

  9. Theo Walcott Returns With Plenty To Prove For Arsenal and England

    With his rivals for a World Cup spot advancing their case in his absence, and his club team mates once more proving that there is life without him despite Saturday's 1-0 loss away to Sunderland, ...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about 5 years ago 325 reads 5 comments

  10. Arsenal FC All-Time XI

    Arsenal FC have been blessed with some of the finest players which British football has ever seen. The history of the club is as rich and varied as any, and for a club who have not been relegated ...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about 5 years ago 282 reads 3 comments

  11. Arsene Wenger's Central Thinking Can Solve Arsenal's Striking Problems

    As Robin Van Persie was stretchered off on Saturday night, you would have forgiven Arsene Wenger for bemoaning his own rotten luck...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about 5 years ago 823 reads 3 comments

  12. Big Talking Nicklas Bendtner Must Learn To Walk the Walk for Arsenal

    As the saying goes, "if you talk the talk, you've got to walk the walk," and Nicklas Bendtner certainly talks the talk. The young Dane is notorious for his outspoken views about his own abilities and his ambitions...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about 5 years ago 607 reads 3 comments

  13. Robin Van Persie's Transformation Is One of Wenger's Great Achievements

    In the years that Arsene Wenger has been working his own brand of alchemy with Arsenal players, his list of bargain buys, and young players who he has developed, is one which is the envy of managers the world over...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about 5 years ago 1,394 reads 8 comments

  14. Manchester United's Causes for Concern Require Back to Front Answers

    In the ever growing world of hype and hyperbole that is the modern day Premier League, the unremitting glare of attention has shifted just slightly from Liverpool and Rafael Benitez's ...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about 5 years ago 380 reads 13 comments

  15. Ballon D'Or Shortlist Highlights the Slipping Standards of Defending

    The era of defensive football appears to be well and truly over. Remember those halcyon days when Greece shocked Euro 2004 to win, built on the defensive strength of Traiano Dellas ...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about 5 years ago 130 reads 1 comments

  16. Fabio Capello Refuses To Contemplate Life Without Out-of-Form Rio Ferdinand

    The response from Fabio Capello could not have been more supportive or more pointed in defence of Rio Ferdinand after his aberration against the Ukraine which followed high-profile errors against Manchester City for his club and Holland for his country...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about 5 years ago 167 reads 8 comments

  17. Ineffective Nani Can Learn from Scholes and Giggs' Understated Success

    After the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer, plenty of Manchester United fans believed that it would be his fellow Portuguese, Nani, who would be the man to step up in his place...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about 5 years ago 627 reads 12 comments

  18. Thomas Vermaelen Stands Tall amidst Arsenal's Defensive Comedy of Errors

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  19. Under-Fire Johnson Can Cement His Place in England's World Cup Team

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  20. Sale of African Assets Leaves Arsenal With Questions To Answer

    The news that Arsenal are selling their defensive stalwart Kolo Toure will not be greeted warmly by Arsenal fans who, less than a month before the season is due to begin, are wondering whether ...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about over 5 years ago 640 reads 13 comments

  21. Living Up To A Legend: The Challenge Facing New Villarreal Boss Valverde

    Taking over at a team where the manager is a man who is generally acknowledged as the greatest the club has ever had is never an easy task...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about over 5 years ago 159 reads 3 comments

  22. Selling Emmanuel Adebayor Should Help Arsenal, Not Hinder Them

    As the sale of Emmanuel Adebayor is finalized, albeit hitting a slight snag today as he asks for more time, and he completes his move to the North West and the riches of Manchester City, Arsenal ...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about over 5 years ago 1,245 reads 31 comments

  23. Maturing Kieran Gibbs Gives Arsenal and England Grounds for Optimism

    To say that the past 12 months have been a whirlwind affair for Kieran Gibbs would be putting it mildly. Twelve months ago Gibbs was anticipating another year spent in the Arsenal reserves, yet ...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about over 5 years ago 923 reads 4 comments

  24. UEFA Under 21 Championships Team-By-Team Guide

    The UEFA Under 21 Championships are upon us, one of the most important and well-regarded youth tournaments around the world, and will certainly give some indication of which European players ...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about over 5 years ago 556 reads 0 comments

  25. Breaking News: Manchester United Accept World Record Bid For Ronaldo

    Manchester United have accepted a world-record £80 million bid for Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid...

    Alex Stamp Written by Alex Stamp about over 5 years ago 209 reads 13 comments