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Five reasons why Arsenal could win Premier League title this Season

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Five reasons why Arsenal could win Premier League title this Season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

I have never really been able to take a man of fifty two that still wears an earring seriously, but Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas' recent prediction that Arsenal will win the title this season is certainly not one that should be sniffed at.

Photos: Arsenal’s World Cup winners return to training

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Happy to have our #WorldCupWinners back at the training ground! pic.twitter.com/KDjPavYt2f Theo Walcott (@theowalcott) August 11, 2014...

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Man City 0-3 Arsenal: Gunners swat aside indifferent City

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Regardless of the true importance of the Community Shield, yesterday was a day from which Arsenal can draw nothing but positives.

"City were missing players", they said afterwards. True, but then so were we. Three World Cup winning ones at that, and two who are definite starters in our first XI (not to mention Theo Walcott).

Oi, Wenger, spend some money.

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One day chicken, next day feathers; I trot this line outat times like this as it always seems to strike the right note.

On Saturday we were already dreaming of where in Islington we would be standing as the bus drove by with our players holding the EPL up high and just one day later we were wondering, more seriously than we had done for a while, just how likely the chances really are of signing Khedira.

Arsenal star Theo Walcott warns Premier League rivals to beware his and Alexis Sanchez’s pace

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Watch out #PremierLeague Me and @Alexis_Sanchez will be a deadly force!! #afc #COYG #SpeedMatters pic.twitter.com/HzNVnekohw Theo...

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Saturday round-up: first pre-season friendly and such

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You know how you know it's a quiet day? You wake up, and all the stories on NewsNow are about Jose Mourinho 'taunting' Arsenal over Cesc Fabregas.

What a load of old nonsense and I'm not inclined in the slightest to read it, think about it, or have my day in any way impacted by that man. I think we know from past experience that Mourinho and truth go together like toothpaste and orange juice, so what's the point in getting stressed about it?

Photo: Theo Walcott return to Arsenal training

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Arsenal winger Theo Walcott is back in training, team-mate Jack Wilshere has confirmed. The England international was delighted to see his injured...

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Arsenal and Madrid agree Khedira fee, but …

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Good morning.

I played football for the first time in three weeks last night (due to injury), and man, am I aching this morning. The bit where I was injured is fine, but all the other bits seem to hurt quite a lot. Luckily for me I've hired a new fitness coach for this season. Dr Woodford will ensure that I've got plenty in reserve for the rest of the season, I'm sure.

Liverpool legend admits he was wrong to criticise Arsenal star

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Liverpool legend admits he was wrong to criticise Arsenal star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool legend Alan Hansen has admitted that he was wrong to criticise Arsenal star Theo Walcott four years ago.

The former Reds central defender slammed the England international, claiming the 25-year-old did not have a football brain.

Arsenal’s next Captain

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The other day LB wrote an interesting post entitled"Is Thomas Vermaelen still needed?This led me to think about the player as a captain and conversely the captain as a player.

Before looking at individuals in those roles I got to thinking just what should we look for in a Club Captain, note the capital letters, in my opinion the Club Captain is equally as important as The Manager, The Chief Executive or The Owner.

A little shot of Jack

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Over the last few weeks I have looked in depth at what Arsenal need to supplement their squad, both on the training ground and in the market (part 1 part 2). There are also individuals in the squad for whom next season has a decisive feel to it. Whilst the end of Nicklas Bendtner's contract signals the final swing of the axe for operation deadwood, there are players that will need to increase their personal contribution as well.

Arsenal to appoint a new captain

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ArsèneWenger is reported to be ready to appoint a new club captain. With the departure of the present incumbent, Thomas Vermaelen, looking ever more certain the position needs to be filled. Thomas has apparently agreed terms with Man U, although so far no negotiations over a fee have taken place.

Arsenal to appoint a new captain

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ArsèneWenger is reported to be ready to appoint a new club captain. With the departure of the present incumbent, Thomas Vermaelen, looking ever more certain the position needs to be filled. Thomas has apparently agreed terms with Man U, although so far no negotiations over a fee have taken place.

Walcott targets September comeback as Arsenal search for new striker

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Theo Walcott has been pencilled in to return to first-team training in September after undergoing...

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Wenger Signs: Walcott and Ramsey tweet excited reactions to three-year deal

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Wenger Signs: Walcott and Ramsey tweet excited reactions to three-year deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The news that Arsene Wenger has finally signed a new deal to keep him as Arsenal manager has been met with universal jubilation from the Gunners faithful, with the club primed to challenge for the top honours after their first taste of silverware last year for almost a decade.

Photo: Arsenal winger Theo Walcott shows off his nasty knee scars

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Over 4 months since op knee getting stronger every day

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Arsène and Arsenal’s biggest mistake.

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Our season went up in smoke on January 4thwhen Theo Walcott was stretchered off during our 2-0 Cup win over That Lot.

Regular readers of the site will know that I am no fan of that continental Total Football nonsense. For me, it's an outdated throw back to the dope smoking hippy days, and has its home in the Coffee Bars of Holland.

Arsène and Arsenal’s biggest mistake.

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Our season went up in smoke on January 4thwhen Theo Walcott was stretchered off during our 2-0 Cup win over That Lot.

Regular readers of the site will know that I am no fan of that continental Total Football nonsense. For me, it's an outdated throw back to the dope smoking hippy days, and has its home in the Coffee Bars of Holland.

In praise of Arsène Wenger but give him the funds to challenge

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Morning Gooner's

While reading Arnie's post the other day, about other clubs Managers, I left a comment Praising Arsene Wenger. Now although I don't go back on what I said, I believe I should clarify a few things. When I wrote why I like Wenger and why I feel he should stay, it may have given the impression that I am a happy Gooner.

In praise of Arsène Wenger but give him the funds to challenge

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Morning Gooner's

While reading Arnie's post the other day, about other clubs Managers, I left a comment Praising Arsene Wenger. Now although I don't go back on what I said, I believe I should clarify a few things. When I wrote why I like Wenger and why I feel he should stay, it may have given the impression that I am a happy Gooner.

Arsenal’s Theo Walcott could miss start of next season

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Arsenal winger Theo Walcott has indicated that he could miss the start of next season. The England international acknowledged that he will definitely...

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We MUST buy a lethal striker?

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Heard that before? I think we all agree there is a need but this post will investigate a little deeper.

Let's look at the problem. We have been over-reliant on Giroud, little argument there but why have we been so reliant upon the Frenchman? Because our other strikers have been not performed this season?

We MUST buy a lethal striker?

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Heard that before? I think we all agree there is a need but this post will investigate a little deeper.

Let's look at the problem. We have been over-reliant on Giroud, little argument there but why have we been so reliant upon the Frenchman? Because our other strikers have been not performed this season?

Same Old Story For Wenger And Arsenal

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Whoscored.com took an in-depth look this week at another end of season slump by the Gunners.

A couple of things stand out in the post.

Arsene Wenger made a decision a year ago that he wanted a small squad, and that decision is really coming back to haunt him. When Arsenal went to Bayern in the Champions League last month, they did not even have enough fit players to make up a full subs bench.

Walcott: “There’s going to be many great years at Arsenal with myself and Mesut”

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Theo Walcott admits that he has been frustrated about his lack of game time with Mesut Özil this...

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Video: Arsenal’s Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade Chamberlain and Kieran Gibbs in the gym

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The end is nigh. Nine Premier League games remaining. What are we after?

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I cast my mind back to the final stretch last season, and we were in a battle for Top Four. For the sake of this discussion, I'd like to put aside the hunt for Trophies, and delve deeper into what there is to look forward to.

Following the loss to Spurs a year ago, momentous events followed.

The end is nigh. Nine Premier League games remaining. What are we after?

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I cast my mind back to the final stretch last season, and we were in a battle for Top Four. For the sake of this discussion, I'd like to put aside the hunt for Trophies, and delve deeper into what there is to look forward to.

Following the loss to Spurs a year ago, momentous events followed.

Combined Arsenal and Tottenham Best XI – No Ramsey? No Ozil?

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Combined Arsenal and Tottenham Best XI No Ramsey? No Ozil? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

With the north London derbythis weekend, I wonder how much controversy I could stir up by picking what I think would be the best combined ‘Arsenal/Spurs XI' based on the current season?

I'm betting that it's a whole lot, but that sort of thing has never stopped me before, so here we go!

Possible Arsenal starting line-up against Manchester United

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Possible Arsenal starting line-up against Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal host Manchester United in Wednesday's crucial Premier League clash at the Emirates, with both sides looking to bounce back from disappointing results at the weekend.

The Gunners were comprehensively dismantled by Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool on Saturday, with Mikel Arteta the extent of Arsene Wenger's fury during the 5-1 defeat,

"The manager was really upset at half-time, that's normal because it wasn't good enough for this football club.

Wing Wizards Wanted: Who can keep England’s World Cup hopes airborn?

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Wing Wizards Wanted: Who can keep England's World Cup hopes airborn? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

With just under 124 days until the 2014 World Cup kicks its first ball, England boss Roy Hodgson is faced with a familiar, almost traditional conundrum; an age old issue that threatens once more to undermine the quality and optimism in the Three Lions camp.

Police release photos of Tottenham fans suspected of throwing coins at Arsenal’s Theo Walcott

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Police have released CCTV photos of three Tottenham fans suspected of throwing coins at Arsenal winger Theo Walcott. The Gunners star was pelted with coins as he was stretchered off during last month's FA Cup third round clash between the north London rivals. That prompted Walcott's controversial 2-0 gesture as he was being carried off.

Surgery, Victory, Injury, Jittery

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Last Friday:

Walcott turns down a quick fix

The news came that Theo had opted for the most risk free treatment for his ACL injury. It is also the treatment that will keep him on the sidelines for the longest time.

Theo will undergo a patella tendon graft which is thought to offer the best long-term guarantees after a gruelling period of rehabilitation.

Anterior Cruciate Ligament

11 Stars That Could Miss World Cup 2014 Due to Injury

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Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes recently joined the long list of high-profile players who risk sitting out this summer's World Cup tournament in Brazil.

Valdes' anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) was torn in an innocuous incident during Barcelona's recent 3-0 win over Celta Vigo, not only ending his involvement this season with Barcelona, but even in the Spain squad as they look to defend their title.

Wednesday Evening Ticker: Valdes suffers torn ACL; Real Madrid falls again; and more

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By DAN KARELL

Victor Valdes' may have just played his final game in a Barcelona uniform.

The Barcelona goalkeeper, who announced last year that he would be leaving the club at the end of his contract, was carted off the field after 24 minutes with a serious knee injury on Wednesday in Barcelona's 3-0 victory against Celta de Vigo.

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Contractuality

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During the summer months, the transfer window is the predominant focus of supporter attention. In fact, in this day and age, the window has become a kind of monolithic essence, its popularity seems to have outstripped the actual game of football itself. Whilst transfers are obviously an important feature of a club's activity during pre-season, there are plenty of other issues to occupy a manager's mind.

Arsenal 2014-15 season preview

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It feels slightly weird not to be going into the new season wondering at what point Arsenal might actually spend some money and strengthen the playing squad. For the first time in years, the Arsenal squad looks at least somewhat better than when the season ended.

What's more, positive feeling in the stands tends to help on-pitch performances and there's no doubt that Gooners are buoyant, with many even talking of winning the League.

Arjen Robben: Football’s Fastest Pensioner – A Short Film By Tim Bradford (Video)

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After officially taking Theo Walcott's throne as the fastest player clocked at a World Cupwith a nifty 37 km/h sprint against Spain, Wobbly Films poobah Tim Bradford thought it high time to pay tribute to "football's fastest pensioner"...

The injury domino

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Many of the world's top players have had a very long season. And after a long season, now comes the world's foremost tournament. Many are still trying to get past injuries. Some are already ruled out due to injuries, while other have suffered the horrible fate of getting injured during the warm up to the tournament.

Now if my name were Roy...

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Thoughts on the eve of England's 2014 World Cup squad announcement It is always fun for fans to second-guess their national team coach's World Cup squad. And so it is galling when the manager picks players you had cast off the list long ago, revealing his mind works on a different wavelength to the supporters'.