KLOPP AND WENGER: SIMILARITY AND AND DISPARITY……….

The pair are of two of the game’s most respected tacticians and though their playing styles and personalities may be different, there are subtle similarities between both coaches.   One prefers a robust pressing game, the other a refined possession model, but while the differences between Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal are immediately obvious, the similarities between the pair and their respective coaches are perhaps not so blatant. The two teams…

November 5, 2013
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ARSENAL AGREE £30m A YEAR DEAL WITH PUMA THE MOST LUCRATIVE KIT CONTRACT IN BRITAIN……

Arsenal have agreed the most lucrative kit contract in British football with Puma. The Gunners rake in £30m a year from a five-year deal with Emirates. Now they have reached an agreement with the Boston-based firm for £30m a year over five years from the end of 2013/14. The deal tops Liverpool’s £25m-a-year contract with Warrior and will signal the end of Arsenal’s 20-year relationship with Nike, whose deal is…

May 8, 2013
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Arsene Wenger: Rivalry Still Strong

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal’s clash with Manchester United is just as significant as when the clubs were both battling for the title. The fixture at Old Trafford earlier this season saw United win 8-2, with many commenting that the game signified the end of Arsenal’s time as genuine title contenders, with the Gunners more likely to focus on winning a place in the Champions League. Arsenal have not won the…

January 20, 2012
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Arsenal vs. Newcastle – Another goal keeping error costs Arsenal three crucial points

Arsenal went into the game with Newcastle at the back of a two goal to one defeat during midweek in the Champions League. However, the main reason for Arsenal failing to perform in the midweek clash was down to the fact that most of the key players in the side, namely being Cesc Fabregas and Alexandre Song were not at their usual starriness. Both the players have time and time…

November 8, 2010
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Arsenal humbled by Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine

Arsenal dropped their first point in this year’s Champions League on Wednesday, 3 November, when Arsene Wenger’s team lost 2–1 away to Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk. Shakhtar, who have now gone 28 games without defeat at the Donbass Arena, saw Craig Eastmond’s own goal and former Arsenal striker Eduardo’s cool finish cancel out Theo Walcott’s early breakaway goal. “Against a good team, you are punished,” Wenger told reporters after the…

November 4, 2010
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Arsene Wenger believes his team Arsenal is being over criticised

Arsene Wenger, the Arsenal manager has said that he has been receiving so much criticism from all corners that he has now learned to accept everything that comes his way. Over the last few seasons, Arsenal has been accused of many shortcomings and the latest one that has been sent their way is that Arsenal has a soft belly. Wenger as usual has been trying his best to defend his…

October 20, 2010
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