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With a chance to make it four Premier League wins on the bounce Mikel Arteta rang the changes from the Cup team that played last weekend: Bellerin came back into the team after he was rested against Newcastle, and the newly re-signed Holding replaced Pablo Marí in central defence where he was partnered by Luiz.  Maitland-Niles tried to fill the boots of Tierney at left-back due to the Scot’s “muscle soreness”.  Xhaka came in for Elneny and was paired with Ceballos who replaced Willock in midfield.  Saka started on the right in place of Willian, and Smith Rowe resumed his Premier League starting role after scoring the game winner as a substitute at the weekend. Lacazette returned at centre forward as Pepe sat back down on the substitutes’ bench where he has watched many games this season. We seemed to be playing a 4-2-3-1 formation like this:


Bellerin, Holding, Luiz, Maitland-Niles

Ceballos, Xhaka

Saka, Smith Rowe, Aubameyang


Arsenal dominated possession in the opening stages, with Ceballos, Xhaka and Smith Rowe making nice contributions in midfield.  After four minutes Smith Rowe got into position on the right but centered too close to the keeper.  AMN sent in a poor cross from the left when he was in position to do better. Hector gave one away near the center circle but Lacazette made a sliding tackle to recover.  Palace countered and Townsend sent a speculative shot over the bar, and on 14 minutes Palace got a free kick near the Arsenal area but Eze shot over.

Arsenal applied pressure and Bellerin’s cross was deflected for a corner.  Saka’s effort was deflected to Auba who put in a good long distance shot that was parried by Guiata who flapped a second time before gathering.  Saka put in a long-range left foot shot right at the keeper.  On 22 minutes a good sliding tackle by Xhaka denied Zaha an excellent chance to score after he danced into the area on the left side. McArthur disposessed AMN after Arsenal had strung together a number of tidy passes, leading to Benteke getting into position on the left to shoot past Holding but not past Leno.  Bellerin crossed for Auba in a dangerous position, but his header was cleared.  Benteke skied a close-range chance after a center from the left as the half-hour loomed.  Xhaka fed Auba on the left after exchanging passes but it was sent out for a corner.  Saka reached Luiz on the far post but he headed straight at the keeper.  Many of our attacks were coming from the right which is unusual but not surprising considering that Tierney, our best attacking option, was not available.

On 35 minutes Kouyate felled Saka near the corner flag with a knee to the back of the thigh.  Saka sent the free kick into a dangerous area but Tomkins headed it out for a throw.  Xhaka stepped on Zaha’s foot near the corner of the area, conceding a free kick that was sent in right over Holding’s head to Tomkins who headed it onto the bar and the loose ball was gratefully cleared.  Palace attacked from the left and sent in an accurate cross for Benteke who headed the ball toward the top right corner but Leno made a good save.  With the clock at 42:22 my TV froze for three minutes but luckily no goals were scored in that time.  The halftime whistle came with the score 0-0 but Arsenal had certainly tailed off in the later stages of the half.

The second half began with no substitutes made.  Bellerin’s follow-up shot, after the Palace keeper had parried away from Auba, skimmed past Guaita’s right hand post.  Ceballos’ ball for Saka was sent out for a corner that was taken by Saka but Holding headed weakly and wide.  Luiz made a gallant run to the left and sent in a cross that was cleared, as did Saka from the right just after.  Xhaka lost the ball in midfield, Ceballos failed on a tackle, and Benteke had another half-chance that Arsenal’s defence managed to turn away.  Arsenal worked a good chance for Lacazette who shot wide, but the flag was up anyway apparently as AMN had drifted offside.

As the cameras got an extended closeup of Zaha’s neck tattoo, Arsenal fans got a thrill as the next shot was of Partey warming up on the touchline. Just as the hour mark had passed Maitland-Nilees made a nice move to create a shooting chance but his effort was straight at the keeper.  Arteta then replaced AMN with an extra attacker, Nicolas Pepe.  Xhaka conceded an interception on a dangerous ball but made a good recovery at the other end, before Luiz and Zaha had a midfield collision that led to the referee carding Zaha when it appeared Luiz may have deserved it more.  Xhaka did well to clear a cross by Zaha with Benteke waiting at the far post before Partey replaced Ceballos in the Arsenal midfield on 69 minutes.  Benteke got into position for a header from a right-wing cross that deflected into Leno’s grateful arms.  Smith Rowe crossed from the right but his effort was deflected for a corner.  Saka sent it in for Holding who made a better effort this time but sent it wide to the left.

Palace sent Ayew on for Benteke in search of the goal to grab the three points, and Arsenal sent on Nketiah in place of Lacazette.  Saka’s well measured ball helped Smith Rowe win a corner on the left but in the next sequence the best Arsenal could do was a blocked shot by ESR.  As Palace broke Zaha appeared to be getting into the clear but Holding did well to keep him off balance.  Nketiah won a free kick near the Arsenal area giving Saka the chance to send in another left footer but it was parried by Guaita and Pepe’s follow up went well over the bar.  In stoppage time Partey won a free kick in midfield leading to another chance for Saka to send in a free kick but it was deflected.  Palace broke and Ayew had a chance to shoot but Bellerin put him off as time ran out.

Full Time – Arsenal 0 Crystal Palace 0

A disjointed and drab game to be honest.  We really missed the attacking threat of Tierney, but even though Arsenal defended decently they never came close to scoring.  Clutching at straws, it’s a positive I suppose that we didn’t make a mistake near the end, but disappointing that we couldn’t muster a more coherent scoring threat against a club like Palace.  As Tierney faces an MRI scan, it certainly feels like Arsenal could use some refreshment at the moment.

57 Drinks to “One Point When We Needed Three”

  1. 1
    Osakamatt says:

    Fine and fair report bt8.
    Palace did a good job of containing
    ESR and Saka and the result was a
    return to sterility for us. Frustrating
    but another clean sheet with an
    orthodox back four was at least a

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    bt8 says:

    I’ll take some liquid refreshment. Signings, rotation and players recovering from injury can all do nicely in the class of non- liquid refreshment. Drink #2 is the new #1, by the way.

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    bt8 says:

    Sorry about that Matt. 🙀

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    North Bank Ned says:

    But it is one for all and all for one. Thus four is the new #1.

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    North Bank Ned says:

    A quick-fire report, bt8b. You managed to inject more pace and interest than the game itself managed. We have to play with more urgency against low blocks or parked busses in the old money. We lacked that against Palace. I also sense that Xhaka plays more sideways and back when he is paired with Dani than when he is paired with Elneny.

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    TTG says:

    Your description of the game ‘ disjointed and drab’ Bt8 was spot on and you’ve conveyed the feel and detail of the game well. I have a lot of Palace friends as I was brought up in that area and they were singularly unimpressed by us last night . When a club of Palace’s stature are disappointed not to win at your ground something is wrong .
    The game , from our perspective, was disappointing but we just have to write it off as a game we were solid enough defensively not to lose .
    Leno saved us again with a superb save and we switch our prayers from Gabigol to Tierney. My priority in the window was a back-up keeper but any extra creativity and drive we can muster will come in very handy . We’ve sat through two awful performances at home and Arteta would be having a much tougher time if there were fans in the ground .

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    BtM says:

    An inspired report on an uninspiring game bt8.

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    Countryman100 says:

    In truth Bt8 your report was much better than the game. Probably best not to dwell on those grim 90 minutes too much. After the game we learned that KT3 undergoes an MRI scan today due to the “muscle soreness” announced before the game. Could one of our physiotherapy experts explain to me what that may be for and what the possible outcomes could be? The form he has been in it would be so cruel if we were to lose him for a long period.

    However, Partey is back, Gabi is on the imminent horizon and we are unbeaten in five. We have an opportunity to improve our home form against Newcastle next Monday evening.

    I am however very concerned with the form of our correspondent from Japan, OsakaMatt. Although his previews are beautifully written, the results are lacking and the ‘holic pound kitty is getting sadly depleted. Better luck next time Matt.

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    bathgooner says:

    Thanks bt8 for a fine blow-by-blow account of an extremely frustrating evening.

    There could never be a better demonstration of the importance of the drive and urgency of KT3 to this team which lacks those qualitis in nearly every other position. AMN struggled to provide any meaningful threat on the left and Saka is clearly a much more appropriate replacement if KT3 is crocked for longer despite his greater effectiveness than Pépé at wide right.

    In the final few minutes we got a glimpse of how much this midfield will improve once Partey fully rediscovers his fitness but we desperately need to add more creativity if we are going to give our forwards adequate service. I see we are interested in the Israeli international, Solomon. He certainly looked a threat in the last two games against Scotland but I’m not sure that is a reliable parameter for the PL. It’s definitely asking too much of 20yo ESR to provide week-in, week-out, the creativity we require and alongside a reliable back-up keeper, we need to find another player in the mould of DB10/CF4 ASAP.

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    Esso says:

    Cheers Bt8!

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    North Bank Ned says:

    C100@8: Don’t overly fret about OM. Form is temporary but class is permanent. He just needs to find himself a lucky ochoko.

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    Countryman100 says:

    And some nice Sake to fill it with!

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    Doctor Faustus says:

    Well-observed and fair assessment bt8! And an enjoyable read.

    I thought there were more positives than not. For one, we started both the halves brightly and with intent, something that were frustratingly lacking for much of the season before the Chelsea game when we were starting lethargically. We defended well and even though we needed a few last ditch clearances and tackles — Xhaka, Bellerin — and a superlative save from Leno (once again) to keep the clean sheet I thought that is okay as those attacks came from mistakes in trying to execute attacking moves. That shows to us we are no longer being ultra-cautious and are willing to defend the occasional counter-attack. As we improve our collective midfield qualities over the course of next year or so the giveaways will decrease in number and we will become less open to that type of transitions.

    We didn’t play too differently compared to the Brighton away game where Laca found a super finish, and Saka was brighter. In that match even though KT and Gabi put in bright and energetic performances we didn’t create too many opportunities. This season in PL we are not going to create too many opportunities in every match (though signing one or two attacking midfielders in this window will definitely help with that) — especially against tactically well-drilled and disciplined defenses like our opposition yesterday — so we will need to become more ruthless if we want to win consistently. The shot that Auba tried from inside the penalty box after cutting in went straight at the keeper and in last couple of season he were finishing those right at the top corner. Hope he rediscovers his golden scoring streak soon. He is an elite striker and even though we shouldn’t have to be over-reliant on him (as we have been over last two seasons) but yesterday’s were the kind of matches when a little spark of genius from him would be needed.

    We missed KT the most. I though Gabi even for 30 minutes from the bench would have made a difference as he is a genuine pain for any defense to tactically contain with his nonstop pressing and darting movements all around that left side.

    bathgooner@9 — Completely agree about the need for signing one more creative midfielder as we cannot ask ESR to play that role week in week out at his age. Even a signing like Arshavin in Jan ’09 to help us through the rest of the season would make a lot of difference. Someone who can pick a pass, and also can run at the defense with the ball on his feet.

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    Trev says:

    Thanks, Matt – I don’t envy you that one !

    The slowness of our play out from the back and the natural slowness of play in our midfield just kills all the energy in the energy in the attacking half / two thirds of the team. Luiz drove me absolutely mad last night – how many touches does that guy need to play the ball square to Holding eight yards away ? – and made Xhaka look like an express train !

    To be fair to him, Xhaka had one of his best defensive performances for us, with a couple of good saving clearances. I shared his exasperation with Zaha who dived, moaned and threw his arms around for most of the game like some frustrated, third rate Ronaldo.

    I think it says a lot about the team at the moment, that we are relying on a left back, Tierney, to provide our attacking threat and when he’s not available we have to sub in a young Saka, to alternate between left back and right wing ! We seem to be pinning the rest of our hopes on Emile Smith-Rowe and Gabi Martinelli, two equally young aspirants, both still trying to find their way in the team. At least the utterly uninspiring, pathetic Willian was nowhere near the, er, action last night.

    Action ? I’ve seen more life in a tramp’s vest !

    Old ones are the best. Jokes, not vests.

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    Trev says:

    @15 – Thanks bt8, even !

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    TTG says:

    If Football London are to be believed – and they are usually quite close to the club – KT3 only has ‘ muscle soreness ‘ and is due back on Monday, hopefully.
    As for jinxes I’m worried it might be me . Kentish Magicians have recently picked Mari, Aubameyang , Gabriel and Martinelli and they’ve all immediately got injured , but we’ve got a gentleman’s agreement to pick Arsenal players . Worryingly I’ve just recruited ESR to the squad !

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    bathgooner says:

    At least, in a few months time, we shouldn’t be troubled by vampires any more.

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    Gunnersaurus Stunt Double says:

    Cheers bt8. A speedy and enjoyable report.

    Unfortunately it was not Zaha who got the yellow after his clash with Luiz. That honour went to the Brazilian, who at least managed (accidentally and without any chance of serious injury) to knee the annoying tosser in his loaf.

    Personally I am much more upbeat than most seem to be. We have 10 points from our last 4 league games. If you had offered me that four days ago (at a time when many observers were gnashing their teeth and predicting a relegation battle) I’d have been more than happy.

    Have three good games really changed our expectations that much?

    Looking at this game as a one-off might provide a different response to looking at it within the context of our season. We are a team improving after a horrible run. We are rebuilding. We were never going on a long winning run.

    I was more than happy with a solid defensive display, including a clean sheet. I was encouraged that, although we did not create many chances, we looked much more purposeful than we did a month ago. We had some dire sideways performances through October and November. Yesterday was a lot better. Against West Brom we saw the level of our strong performances went up. I think yesterday we saw the level of our weak performances go up. It did not come of for us in an attacking sense, but I could see what we were actually trying to do.

    Also, Palace were decent. Good shape, hard workers, pacey on the counter. They deserve credit.

    And I enjoyed the overall game a lot more than most. When thinking of boring football matches I have seen so much worse than this. I rewatched the second half earlier whilst listening to the Arsecast. It wasn’t that bad.

    A clean sheet. A point. Another game unbeaten. We can keep building on that. I’m finding it hard to be upset about the game.


  20. 20
    Gunnersaurus Stunt Double says:


    If you had offered me that four GAMES ago

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    Gunnersaurus Stunt Double says:

    Not really to do with anything but…

    Rob Holding needs to take responsibility to score some goals. For a bloke who heads the ball with a huge amount of conviction in his own box he does just the opposite in the opponent’s box.

    He now has 2 goals in just shy of 100 games. I wanna see him get 10 in the next hundred. We all know how important having defenders who chip in a few goals can be over the course of a season. But our current lot never look likely to do so.

    I think it is attitude. If we concede from set pieces or crosses then Holding knows that is on him. He accepts that responsibility and fights hard to win aerial duels (and does so very well). If we don’t score then no-one is blaming Rob Holding. He needs to choose to take the responsibility of going up for corners and free kicks thinking “If today is an off day for Auba we can still win 1-0 if I thunder a header home here. Don’t worry lads, I’m up for this one.”

    Maguire is good at this. Zouma too. And as for some of the Arsenal centre halfs down the years whose four to six goals a season have been the difference between trophies, or at least league positions… well, we have had a few. Rob has all the potential to be another one.

    He just needs to take on the responsibility.

  22. 22
    Countryman100 says:

    GSD. Are you bugging my living room?

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    bt8 says:

    GSD @19. Andre Marinarasauce carded Luiz rather than Zaha? I saw the incident the same way he did then. Doesn’t mean Zaha is an angel from heaven though. Also, I thought the referee made no errors but it probably wasn’t the most difficult match he’ll ever have to call. Agreed re:Holding’s headers. It felt like the kind of game that could have been won by a defender scoring.

  24. 24
    TTG says:

    Interesting chart by Phil Wall which it might be worth sharing with Totts and Chav fans .
    Competitive Trophy Wins In English Football

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    Uplympian says:

    Many thanks for a fine match report bt8 – you did well to stay awake for the whole 90+ mins. A disappointing result that is not uncommon right now – many supposed lesser teams are well coached in the art of low block as they find it works for them, particularly in away matches.
    We are not the only club who find it difficult to break down – West Brom drew at Liverpool, Brighton deserved something out of their 1-0 loss last week at the Oilers, Manure only beat Burnley with a deflected Pogba shot are given as recent examples.
    There are weaknesses in the squad to be addressed. Moving on those who are not up to standard is not a simple task for the well known reasons. Hopefully by the summer window the club has managed to do this, freeing up both squad nos and finances. Let’s hope that Edu & Dicky Garlick are up to the task.

  27. 27
    bt8 says:

    One might think a man called Dicky Garlick must certainly have to try harder, Uply. 🤫

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    Cynic says:

    It’s a Garlick Dicky that would be of most concern.

    In other news, it looks like our worst ever signing is finally on his way out of the club.

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    Countryman100 says:

    Where Cynic goes, Ornstein follows …

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    Osakamatt says:

    C100 & Ned,
    After giving serious consideration
    to your kind comments @8 and
    @11,12 I will head out tomorrow
    night for 🍶🍶🍶🍶 until my luck
    has changed 😄

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    North Bank Ned says:

    OM@29 & TTG@30: 👍

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    Doctor Faustus says:

    254 appearances, 44 goals, 77 assists. Integral part of the three FA Cup winning teams. Along the way many memorable performances. Along with Santi and Alexis for couple of years played some of the best football in PL.

    The time at Arsenal didn’t quite work out as well as everyone had hoped for, and it all ended in the worst possible fashion with last couple of years being regretful.

  34. 34
    Cynic says:

    I have forgotten more about the game than you will ever know, but thanks for the comment.

  35. 35
    North Bank Ned says:

    The Guvnor’s Rules, chaps.

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    Doctor Faustus says:

    Thanks Ned. I will not respond any further to that thread. Sorry but I did think I am entitled to call out what I found was a ridiculously negative assessment of Mesut. He is no one’s cup of tea anymore at Arsenal but I don’t think I am so willing to forget his contributions like some others. 🙂

    All the goals … https://youtu.be/TmxVoNJwbXA
    Notable is his understanding with Giroud and the few clever headed goals and that unique drop-shot finish.

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    Doctor Faustus says:

    I think if that new contract wasn’t offered to him and the last two years didn’t happen and had we lost Özil at the same time we lost Alexis — whose last half season with us was poor — we would all remember a different Mesut.

    All the goals and assists https://youtu.be/kVFeCCUtbWo .

  38. 38
    Trev says:

    @32 – 254 appearances, 44goals, 77 assists ……

    In 7 1/2 years though ….

    There was a sense of elation when Özil signed for us in the summer of 2013. We could still attract one right out of the very top draw – possibly the greatest assist maker in the game.

    In that context those figures are really poor. It started with a seeming reluctance to get really involved in difficult, very physical games away from the Emirates. Mysterious injuries and illnesses became the norm and eventually he was omitted from squads by our last two managers for whatever reason, physical, mental, political – they’ve all been suggested but as outsiders we can all only guess.

    What is known is that in those 7 1/2 years he has cost the club £42.5 m in transfer fee, around £45 m for the first 4 1/2 years wages, and around £54 m for the last 3 years. A total of just north of £140 m.

    At his best he was brilliant. Too often he was anonymous for the talent he possessed.

    For a club that runs a self sustaining model, in financial terms at least for the return we got, he is probably one of our worst.

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    Cynic says:

    The first line of the previous post was the lead in to a self deprecating comment, which I then decided not to bother with. Undoubtedly I should have simply not bothered responding to your insulting post at all and should not have written the second line but it’s not like you care about anything I say, unless it leaves you the opportunity to be insulting.

    And now I’ll take my own advice and fuck off, after pointing out that Ozil started a whole ten games in those three FA Cup runs, was subbed off in half of them, scored a single goal and was subbed off in the final against Hull at 2-2.

    In the mean time, he’s collected something like £94m in wages, cost approx £40m to buy and has been sat on his arse for a year.

    The End

  40. 40
    Trev says:

    Cynic, don’t take your own advice, please.

    You only expressed your opinion and have as much right to do that as anyone else. That is supposed to be what this place is all about.

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    bathgooner says:

    Despite a clutch of sublime assists and goals, I fear that a big picture view of Özil’s association with The Arsenal is that it has been a financial disaster. He has contributed albeit indirectly but significantly to the decline in this great club by having precious funds siphoned into his own pocket instead of it being used to add quality to the squad. Meanwhile for several years it is fair to say that Özil has indeed contributed TSROFA to the team on the field while his PR apparatchiks have persistently sniped at the club through social media.

    Hopefully whoever sanctioned that second contract has left the building. I would like to think that lessons have been learnt but the Pépé signing and the Willian contract have added a similar ball and chain to the club’s financial flexibility. I have little faith in the decision makers at The Arsenal.

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    Cynic says:

    Please don’t remove and edit posts in future.

    I know why it was done, to make everything look sweetness and light, but all it does is make me look like the only dickhead in the drinks, when your self-proclaimed more valuable contributor made himself look a proper tool as well.

    Removing bits of posts to make things look chummy and to cover for people (who are obviously much more valuable than the rest of us) when they act like a twat is not really on.

    Trev – I did see your original before it was changed and it was appreciated.

  43. 43
    Bathgooner says:

    Cynic, you are by no means the only dickhead in the Drinks.

    Offensive personal insults will always be removed from the Drinks.

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    Silly Second Yella says:

    jab or job?

    I’ll take the Or

    and Bruce…but

    in the meantime…

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    scruzgooner says:

    cynic, would you suggest that was dave’s motive if he were the one altering/removing posts?

    we are trying to keep his spirit alive here, and thoughtful moderation was always one of his hallmarks. no one attempted to salvage anyone’s reputation with the edits, just get rid of the personal insults/attacks/whatever you want to call them.

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    Gunnersaurus Stunt Double says:


    As Baff said, offensive posts will always be dealt with. Requesting otherwise will not change anything.
    Please don’t put words or opinions in the mouths of those who keep this site going.

    I have often disagreed with you. And I have often laughed at your humour. And I know you care about our club.

    As far as I concerned you are always welcome here and no less valuable than any other contributor. You have the same responsibility to keep to The Guvnor’s Rules as everyone else. And the same right to be treated by them.

    Have a drink on the bar from me.

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    Osakamatt says:

    I enjoyed watching Ozil play
    personally but I’m glad he’s off
    now – exactly what my Dad used
    to say to me when I brought my
    toddler son over to stay with him
    for a few weeks.
    The best of luck to him in future.

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    Gunnersaurus Stunt Double says:



    Your son must have had a great eye for a through ball… 😉

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    Steve T says:

    Have we bought anyone yet???

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    depressedgooner says:

    So Ozil cost us over £1m per assist or goal?

    That really does seem like a horrific waste of money.

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    Cynic says:

    cynic, would you suggest that was dave’s motive if he were the one altering/removing posts?

    He would not have removed entire paragraphs from posts, as was done in Trev’s 40 which chided someone for their behaviour toward me. He would have removed an insult or a bad word. Or the entire post (rarely)

    But then as the person being chided and whose insulting post was removed writes for the blog, I suppose they get more leeway than the other plebs.

    Anyway, doesn’t matter much in the grand scheme of things and I’m just an illiterate and uncultured oaf. Apparently.

    See ya.

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    scruzgooner says:

    cynic, you’re wrong. about dave, and about the moderation here. if that’s really what you think was done then there’s no reasoning with you. i’m sorry you are feeling so hard done by.

    i wish you best of luck with your views and your arsenal support should you never grace these drinks in the future.

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    Bathgooner says:

    Cynic, the second part of Trev’s 40 was removed because it quoted verbatim an unwarranted xenophobic slur. As the original slur had been excised it was inappropriate for it to be preserved as a quote in Trev’s post. It is unfortunate that the rebuke therein has been lost to posterity. No-one gets more leeway when it comes to ad hominem offences.

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    bt8 says:

    A misunderstanding that nobody would have wanted to happen is the way I see it. All Arsenal-loving drinkers are appreciated here but misunderstandings are sometimes unavoidable which is why we have tried our best to respect The Guvnor’s Rules. Seeing as he is unfortunately not around anymore it is also unavoidable that we won’t always be able to interpret and implement his guiding principles the same way he would have done in every situation but a lot of good people here have tried to do their best to accommodate everyone who wants to keep on being part of the community he created.

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    Bathgooner says:

    Good news on Gabi. Encouraging news on KT3. Not so good for Marí. I would start with the first two on the bench and hope to need to give neither more than a 15-20 minute run out in the closing phase of a won game. But hey-ho, we are the Arsenal.

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    scruzgooner says: