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Embed from Getty Images My Spanish is very poor (like my Italian, German, French, and Dutch) but I could swear that drifting over from the Sevilla supporters was the refrain “Six times champions of Europe, you’ll never say that”. Frankly if that was what they were singing it sounded as ridiculous in context as the […]

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Lest you get the idea that the title refers to the tactics of the Spanish Inquisition, I must nip that notion in the bud immediately [nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition! — eds.]. That is to say, early-harvest extra virgin olive oil is made this time of year from Andalusian olives that are harvested as they […]

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Back with a Bang

Embed from Getty Images A lot can change in 2338 days. That is how long it has been since that humiliating 5-1 defeat to Bayern Munich which saw us lose 10-2 on aggregate on one of the worst nights in Arsenal’s recent history. Since then, we’ve had to endure five tediously dull Europa League campaigns […]

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And so to the Stadium of Stone for our first Champions League game since March 7, 2017.  The weight of history hangs heavily. That evening, Bayern Munich beat us 5-1 at the Emirates in the Round of 16, having been a goal behind and outplayed until Laurent Koscielny was inexplicably sent off early in the […]

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