Tag: camp nou

Arsenal: a case for the defence.

March 9, 2011 32 Comments by Sian

OK, here we go. Inhale. Let’s do this. Exhale. Right. Last night Arsenal were beaten by an excellent team. We had not a single shot on goal and were out-possessed throughout. Congratulations to Barcelona, who now progress. It was a horrible match to watch, made worse by the fact that, from our perspective, it was [...]

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Good luck boys.

March 7, 2011 24 Comments by Sian

Right, my lovely little petals, are you sitting comfortably? I shall begin… Once upon a time there was a little team that lived in a little city of seven million little people. It was a nice city, a bit polluted but I mean in this day and age what else is new? The little team [...]

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Arsenal 0-0 Sunderland – Argh!

March 6, 2011 17 Comments by Sian

Morning all, Well a 0-0 draw is the least welcome of all the draws. At the end of a 0-0 draw I always feel like the teams may as well have stayed in bed and agreed to call it even Stevens. The 0-0 draw can exit the planet stage right, frankly. Except at the Camp Nou [...]

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Messi 4 – 1 Arsenal

April 8, 2010 8 Comments by Sian

Not a particularly inspired title to a post given I’d imagine most newspapers yesterday went with this theme, but a pretty fair enough one. What can be said that hasn’t been said before? Barcelona have on their team plenty of excellent players but they also have a small Argentinean one whose level of excellence is [...]

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Arsenal 2-2 Barcelona. Classfest.

April 1, 2010 8 Comments by Sian

The night before the match yesterday, I dreamt that Lionel Messi hit me with his car and drove off. After about 30 minutes of play yesterday, I reckon Arsenal must have felt like Barcelona had hit them with their team bus and driven off. Well, we wanted to see classy football and we got classy [...]

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