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No sympathy for Wenger

The national reaction to Arsene Wenger’s relief-filled celebration after his side’s 2-1 FA Cup semi-final win over Manchester City, was one of compassion. This is a man who loves Arsenal Football Club, a man who has faced non-stop criticism from fans and media over the last three months, a man deserving of more respect for… Read more →

Charlton v Bury: Shakers to do the double?

This current disunity at Charlton Athletic is best evidenced by their performance at Bury on the opening day. A dour performance was compounded by Roger Johnson’s post-match confrontation with supporters. That was a defeat Charlton have never quite recovered from, having been stuck in midtable ever since. Bury have had a more topsy-turvy campaign. They… Read more →

Jay Rod double sinks flat Bournemouth

When Bournemouth produced a magnificent turnaround against Liverpool two weeks ago, they sacrificed their possession principles in the second half and were rewarded for a more direct approach. When they went behind against Southampton, the Cherries did not respond to the ‘now or never’ nature of the situation. They kept the ball and hoped for space to… Read more →