Tag: sebastien squillaci

Many positives from a big negative.

November 30, 2011 31 Comments by Sian

Arsenal 0 – 1 Manchester City Morning all, Well, that’s that then. Our relationship with the Carling Cup is a funny one. It meant not much at all to us for the duration of last season, then we got to the final, and have been carrying the scars of ten seconds of mental FROM that [...]

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Arsenal 1 – 0 Stoke City… Big pile of blah. And I really love Cesc.

February 24, 2011 14 Comments by Sian

It has to be said that playing Stoke City at home a week after taking on Barcelona at home must be the footballing equivalent of arriving back in the UK via Terminal 3 at Heathrow after a beautiful holiday somewhere gorgeous. Then getting into a taxi driven by a fat man with an aversion to deodorant and whose [...]

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Arsenal pull a Curtis Mayfield and Nasri is a God.

December 6, 2010 11 Comments by Sian

We arrived at the Emirates this weekend enjoying the positively balmy climate as compared with the temperatures we’d been subjected to on Wednesday evening during our 2-0 win over Wigan in the Carling Cup. Apologies to those asking where the blog for that match was by the way. I never got round to writing one thanks to a sudden [...]

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Another away win: Dinna dinna dinna dinna dinna dinna dinna dinna BACMAN!

November 15, 2010 16 Comments by Sian

It seems that this year, ‘The Arsenal Way’ is the only way. There we are 2-0 up with about 90 seconds of normal time to go and what do we do? Only go and flipping concede, don’t we? Cue five minutes of nail-biting, teeth-grinding and stress-related hair loss before finally, finally, Howard Webb blew the whistle to [...]

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Man City 0 – 3 Arsenal: three points at last

October 25, 2010 26 Comments by Sian

It’s been a while since I’ve woken up the morning after an Arsenal match thinking anything other than “Urgh, gotta avoid the papers today.” Either it’s been because we lost or underperformed or had a player sent off or got a controversial penalty, but there is usually a reason. Today I doubt many of us [...]

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Partizan Belgrade 1 – 3 Arsenal… top of the group.

September 29, 2010 6 Comments by Sian

In the beginning, the Arsenal arrived in the stadium in Belgrade. And the stadium was without light and brightness; and darkness was upon the face of the players. And the Spirit of Arsenal moved upon the face of the fans. And Wenger said, let there be light: and there was light.  And the ref saw the light, that it was [...]

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