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Definitely.

Seen the clip. That is unbelievable that it hasn’t been given. As Saka is 5 yards out with only the gk to beat and the defender is making to attempt to play the ball it should be a red card as well.
The defender may not be trying to foul Saka but he’s all over the back of him, clips his leg and effectively wrestled him to the ground. One of the worst decisions I’ve seen


Referee couldn’t point for a goal kick any quicker or with more gusto. Think he thought I’d have to send him off if I give this. I’d better bottle this with panache!!


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Lucky break Maddison beats Leno all ends up and it bounces off the post back into the keeper's arms.


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I’m not sure I’ve ever seen a scrappier goal, but Pépé aka scrappy doo showing a determination and hunger for goal there.


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1-0 own goal by Fuchs. Good persistence by Pépé.
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Perez misses a sitter wide open from a free kick. Not a defender in sight.


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Just seen that Nketiah has made it 2-0.

Good result. Does mean a trip to Liverpool though.

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Eddie finishes it.
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Another scrappy goal. Nketiah worked his way up to that one, never stopped running. Great play from Bellerin to set it up too,.


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Post #516209  Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:40 pm 
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Post #516210  Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 8:43 pm 
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Another scrappy goal. Nketiah worked his way up to that one, never stopped running. Great play from Bellerin to set it up too,.


His short shorts must've blinded the keeper during that great run :laughing7: stock still as Eddie bundled it in. I thought Reiss played well.


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Impressive win last night. I thought we controlled most of the game and never looked in much danger. Saka, Nelson and Elneny were good. Good also to see Luiz back in the middle of the back 3, he's a completely different player in that system.

Nice little cameo from Bellerin at the end, I was dead against selling him when the rumours were around a few weeks back. We've seen so many players lift their performances under Arteta's coaching, Bellerin is someone who always had the raw ingredients but possibly never had the coaching intensity under Wenger. He's come back from one of the worst injuries a footballer can get and it takes time to get back to full fitness.

Nketiah gets his poachers goal again, he was also not happy when the owl goal was scored because he thought he was in a position to score and Pépé should have found him. I think I saw a stat that the average distance of all his Arsenal goals is 5 yards out. He also caused more than a few problems with his closing down of their gk and defence, creating chances out of nothing.

If this was a 2nd 11 it has a chance against any prem side, and any top 6 side also playing its second 11.


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Post #516212  Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:37 am 
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32 games under Arteta, we've only conceded more than 1 goal in 6 of those games. It seems that Arteta has stopped us shipping silly and needless goals which gives us a much better foundation for picking up points.

Those 32 games for Arteta in all comps gives a record of 19 wins, 7 draws and 6 defeats. Which gives exactly 2 points per game average and 76 points over a season.

If we only take league games his record is 11 wins 6 draws 5 defeats in 22 games, which would give 67 points over a 38 game league season


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Those 32 games for Arteta in all comps gives a record of 19 wins, 7 draws and 6 defeats. Which gives exactly 2 points per game average and 76 points over a season.

Ah, 76 points in a league campaign. Who can forget that magical number? It's up for grabs now...

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Arteta out. :42laughter:

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Despite my tongue in cheek prediction of run of games posted by Rich, I never expected a victory. Obviously, we are a work in progress and with anticipated transfers coming in and out, we won't know what to make of this squad till the winter.

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We've signed another back up GK
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We've signed another back up GK
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Can't see this happening....tryna get clicks perhaps.
https://www.skysports.com/football/news ... reira-deal
Arsenal keen on signing Chelsea's Jorginho, Atletico Madrid confident over Lucas Torreira


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Spurs are playing away in Macedonia tonight......thanks to us winning the FA Cup


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Spurs are playing away in Macedonia tonight......thanks to us winning the FA Cup

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Zed wrote:
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.....who’s siblings are Albert, Buggr and Fark.

There may be others.


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I don't think so. I think there is always a special player like that. If Fabregas, RvP, Sanchez just to name a few had stayed and played well and committed, I can see that kind of salary eventually being paid. If things go back to normal as society did after the Spanish Flu, fans come back, I would not rule out another high wage contract similar to it.
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"Determination" :1laughter:
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West Brom rumored to be interested in Adebayor. Wow. Chasing that last decent pay I guess.

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Crazy to think Suarez scored 198 goals for Barcelona when you consider Henry 'only' got 228 for us
Suarez got his goals in only 283 games and chipped in with 109 assists.


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The toughest league cup draws that i can remember for some time, maybe ever.

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Wow. Zlatan positive for Covid19!
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Seen a story we may take Jorginho from Chelsea rather than The other targets. I assume it is just click bait.

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The most aggressive ads against Trump are from other Republicans of his party. There are a long list of former administration officials, Republicans, often serving former presidents, who have said the main job of officials is saving Trump from himself and saving the country from some calamitous event Trump wants done.

Numerous stories of Trump openly asking staffers to do something he knows is illegal, unconstitutional, may start a war, may end alliances with long time friends: France, the UK, Canada, etc, and they do not do it hoping he has forgotten and moved on to the next thing. He asks his staff to do these illegal acts and come up with some legal way to nuance it as "possible" legal.

But he is not the sole existential threat to the republic. Its the 40 percent or so that simply don't care or mind. Obama, both Bushes, Reagan, Carter, even Nixon have done things that could remove them from office. The constitution has a remedy for it and we have seen it in action and the very republic was not threatened. We would move on.

I could even envision a time that Biden would need saving from himself if his cognitive issues worsen. Reagan was certainly incoherent for chunks of his presidency. Eisenhower was largely incapable of governing after having a stroke. They all had staff that will protect them and carry on and none of them would ask their staff to routinely, often daily carry out highly unethical if not completely illegal acts.

The fact that there are a long, long list of Republicans who have openly endorsed Biden. A man they share almost no ideological similarities with. They are endorsing a man they know will enact policies they disagree with vehemently to their core. They do so for one simple reason. Trump is an existential threat to the survival of the country. And to world. Completely unprecedented. And completely understandable and brave.

A Biden victory will not end the threat. 40% of the people have zero issues with such acts and no nation can survive with that. it will come to a full blown confrontation in some form or manner. In 1860, 25 percent of the nation were openly fine with enslaving their fellow man. What is not discussed was that for 20 years previously all manner of compromises and threats were made. All manner of appeasements. It did not work. Because no nation can move forward with 25% of a nation believing enslaving your fellow man was acceptable in an enlightened nation.

The same rings true today. The country will come to a point, a crossroads, again that can not be delayed any longer. How it will end is up for speculation. A pandemic hasn't brought the country together as it did with the Spanish Flu. The country is rotten from within, no longer able to conceal it to the world

Sidenote: more journalists have been arrested, this year, largely for covering the protests, than even in some authoritarian countries.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuqhhrmhfCI&fbclid=IwAR2lyLDTxi9ZJuNWegLit1UeHMnxN0aR7C7RYau3GteN8ECgCfIMwBGP9l0&app=desktop

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I agree with one of the pundits with its not if Arsenal lose, its HOW we lose. Still holding out for a draw though.


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We play Liverpool Monday and Thursday next week.

It's going to be a hell of a month for us. Make or break for certain. The Boss will have to put in a real shift. Don't believe he or maybe anyone has had such a monumental month of games.

We do not need any more injuries that's for sure.


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I agree with one of the pundits with its not if Arsenal lose, its HOW we lose. Still holding out for a draw though.

Liverpool will be favourites of course, but at this stage of the season anything can happen. We've got a decentish chance.

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The most aggressive ads against Trump are from other Republicans of his party. There are a long list of former administration officials, Republicans, often serving former presidents, who have said the main job of officials is saving Trump from himself and saving the country from some calamitous event Trump wants done.

Numerous stories of Trump openly asking staffers to do something he knows is illegal, unconstitutional, may start a war, may end alliances with long time friends: France, the UK, Canada, etc, and they do not do it hoping he has forgotten and moved on to the next thing. He asks his staff to do these illegal acts and come up with some legal way to nuance it as "possible" legal.

But he is not the sole existential threat to the republic. Its the 40 percent or so that simply don't care or mind. Obama, both Bushes, Reagan, Carter, even Nixon have done things that could remove them from office. The constitution has a remedy for it and we have seen it in action and the very republic was not threatened. We would move on.

I could even envision a time that Biden would need saving from himself if his cognitive issues worsen. Reagan was certainly incoherent for chunks of his presidency. Eisenhower was largely incapable of governing after having a stroke. They all had staff that will protect them and carry on and none of them would ask their staff to routinely, often daily carry out highly unethical if not completely illegal acts.

The fact that there are a long, long list of Republicans who have openly endorsed Biden. A man they share almost no ideological similarities with. They are endorsing a man they know will enact policies they disagree with vehemently to their core. They do so for one simple reason. Trump is an existential threat to the survival of the country. And to world. Completely unprecedented. And completely understandable and brave.

A Biden victory will not end the threat. 40% of the people have zero issues with such acts and no nation can survive with that. it will come to a full blown confrontation in some form or manner. In 1860, 25 percent of the nation were openly fine with enslaving their fellow man. What is not discussed was that for 20 years previously all manner of compromises and threats were made. All manner of appeasements. It did not work. Because no nation can move forward with 25% of a nation believing enslaving your fellow man was acceptable in an enlightened nation.

The same rings true today. The country will come to a point, a crossroads, again that can not be delayed any longer. How it will end is up for speculation. A pandemic hasn't brought the country together as it did with the Spanish Flu. The country is rotten from within, no longer able to conceal it to the world

Sidenote: more journalists have been arrested, this year, largely for covering the protests, than even in some authoritarian countries.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuqhhrmhfCI&fbclid=IwAR2lyLDTxi9ZJuNWegLit1UeHMnxN0aR7C7RYau3GteN8ECgCfIMwBGP9l0&app=desktop

I watched Biden's town hall in North Carolina.

He doesn't have cognitive issues. Even if he isn't as sharp as we was when in this brilliant speech ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_v00iGJCLY

but that is setting the bar very high ... and the bar is *%^@*** low if you don't mind me saying so.

The idea that Biden is mentally shot or is hiding in his basement is the same class of BS as the idea that Elizabeth Warren claimed to have Native American ancestry in order to get credibility with the woke crowd, or that Nancy Pelosi is a drunk.

The fact that Trump is able to create these slurs is disgusting but what is mindboggling is that the American public, and not just his zombies, buys it.

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I was watching a video of teammates who didn't like each other and it mentioned Kolo and Gallas. I had no idea. Maybe it was known at the time but I don't recall hearing about it.

If I had to guess Arsenal specific players who didn't like each other get along, I'd guess:

Henry and Reyes
Adebayor and pretty much everyone especially Bendtner
Lehmann and Taylor possibly, and if so it would be totally Lehmann's fault...lol
I heard Diaby used to bully Nasri when they were younger in France but not sure how true that is.

Thankfully the SG forum is one big love fest. :42laughter:

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If it were possible, I'd take Dele Alli in a heartbeat.
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A few of the more reliable French outlets are reporting we've made a bid of €35m for Aouar and negotiations are taking place, with some even saying we've agreed personal terms with the player. If that last bit is true it probably means Lyon believe a deal can be made. Not done yet, but some very encouraging signs, he seems to be extremely highly rated.


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https://www.yahoo.com/sports/tottenham- ... 14069.html


Aside from him being a complete snide, cheat, wrong un he’s also massively over rated, usually flatters to deceive and goes missing regularly. Therefore I’m not shocked at all to hear you want him with us.

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