TACTICAL TWEAK

Revealed: the real reason behind Arsenal’s dramatic recent revival

How announcer learning players’ surnames saved Arsenal’s season

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There are several theories as to why Arsenal have gone from sailing along in summer holiday mode to sudden favourites for fourth with a decent chance of overhauling Tottenham.

Some will link it to the absence of Aaron Ramsey, as anonymous as Robin van Persie has been brilliant in recent months. Others will point to [...]

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RISKY CAREER MOVE

Tottenham are doing Modric a favour by blanking Chelsea

Chelsea’s attempts to shop locally rarely produce good results

Luka Modric

Luka Modric is bossing the back pages right now. The Croatian misguidedly assumed gentlemanliness to be a common characteristic of football folk and is now angry that Spurs won’t stick to an apparent gentleman’s agreement to let him [...]

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Sensitive News

Uh oh, make that Torres AND Benayoun to Chelsea

Benayoun – meeting his new team mates

Yossi Benayoun

Of course, the downside of garnering controversial inside knowledge is that it can land you on the front line, alone to face the barrage of knee-jerk abuse that comes with telling people something that they really don’t [...]

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Transfer Talk

Transfer news: Yossi’s off, along with Babel, and more…

“Goodbye Fernando!”

Benayoun and Torres 

Like the final few moments of a tense game of cards, the coming days should hopefully find the straight-faced transfer window stand off morphing into a hysterical scramble to get as much out of the situation as possible.

There will surely be tears, high pitched [...]

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Transfer Talk

Transfer news: Early birthday prezzie for Darren Ferguson…

“Thanks Dad!”

Darren Ferguson

Sweet baby Moses, Mondays can hit a man in the underpants, as the heady weekend hours of boozing in some glitzy high street wine bar, then snogging a stranger’s mouth for twenty minutes in a doorway before puking and stumbling home become just a beautiful distant [...]

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Nani Mark Two

What next for Mr Babel?

Oh, great timing Ryan – just brilliant!

Ryan Babel

Taking the lead from another grumbling winger, Ryan Babel has taken it upon himself to ignite the flames of managerial wrath by speaking out about his terrible footballing woes (featured in today’s Sun), published on the day of Liverpool’s must-win game aginst Debrecen.

In [...]

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