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  1. Walcott coming of age under the radar

    Sam Limbert

    Theo Walcott has often been an easy target for criticism from fans given the expectations placed upon him when signed from Southampton in 2006. The sizable price tag (which ended up being 9.1 million pounds) didn't help Walcott either. It seemed ...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  2. Arsenal's Theo Walcott coming of age under the English Premier Le...

    Sam Limbert

    Theo Walcott has often been an easy target for criticism from fans given the expectations placed upon him when signed from Southampton in 2006. The sizable price tag (which ended up being 9.1 million pounds) didn't help Walcott either. It seemed fo...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  3. The Arsenal end-of-season awards

    Sam Limbert

    With the season over, Arsenal bloggers Andrew Mangan and Sam Limbert have collaborated to hand out their prestigious end-of-season awards. - Robson: Win trophies or sack Wenger PLAYER OF THE YEAR AM -- Santi Cazorla -- Although he faded a bi...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  4. Giroud the central man for the final day

    Sam Limbert

    With the title race finished long ago and relegation issues already sorted, only one main point of interest remains in the Premier League table on the final day of fixtures. For those in the rest of the country, the top-four fight might not hold m...

    Blog | May 18, 2013
  5. Arsenal counter-attack back into the top four

    Sam Limbert

    For large parts of Arsenal's 4-1 win over Wigan at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday, it was difficult to know which side was trying to win at all costs to avoid relegation, and which one was pushing for the Champions League places. Having been pinned ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  6. Striking a goal-scoring combination?

    Sam Limbert

    When Olivier Giroud was sent off in the dying moments of the match with Fulham, apart from the initial stress that it caused supporters while Arsenal saw out the match with 10 men, there were a number of fans who were relieved to know that the French...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  7. Why Arsenal fans are nervous for the run-in

    Sam Limbert

    The glorious football cliche of how teams looked on paper was very evident at Loftus Road on Saturday, as an Arsenal side in a run of good form visited a team that had already been relegated and were part of one of the most abject Premier League game...

    Blog | May 05, 2013
  8. Fronting up to the striker shortage

    Sam Limbert

    After the news that Olivier Giroud's red card appeal has been rejected by the Football Association, Arsene Wenger will definitely have to rethink his front line for Sunday's visit of Manchester United. Giroud's absence does raise questions as to why ...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  9. Stressful but successful week

    Sam Limbert

    Regardless of Tottenham's win and Chelsea's draw on Sunday, Arsene Wenger and Arsenal can view the past week as successful, with seven points picked up from a possible nine. Of the seven, none were picked up in a convincing manner. But while the Gunn...

    Blog | April 21, 2013
  10. Arsene trying to strike a balance

    Sam Limbert

    Through most of the season it appeared that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was unsure as to what his best starting XI was. To have a seemingly settled, balanced, team emerge during the Gunners improvement in form has been encouraging. However, what...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  11. Fightback can boost Gunners for season run-in

    Sam Limbert

    In Arsenal's run-in to the end of the season, a home game with Norwich City looked to be one of the simpler matches in the fixture list. With Everton to come on Tuesday, it would have been easy to forget the Norwich game, assume three points were goi...

    Blog | April 14, 2013
  12. Sharing the goal scoring burden at Arsenal

    Sam Limbert

    When Arsenal sold Robin van Persie, the club's chances of success in 2012/13 where doomed, according to common opinion. The departed Dutchman has certainly made the difference for Manchester United and although he's on an unusual goal drought at the ...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  13. Looking for goals against rejuvenated Reading

    Sam Limbert

    Arsenal fans will be hoping club duties resume with another positive result and an entertaining 90 minutes against Reading and their new manager on Saturday. In two games at the Madjeski this season, the aggregate score of games between the Gunners a...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  14. Knocked out but hope for the rest of the season

    Sam Limbert

    Before kickoff in the Allianz Arena, I, like many Gooners, held few expectations of Arsenal achieving anything in the second leg of their Champions League clash with Bayern Munich. I feared a thrashing, with a confident Bayern steamrollering a fragil...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  15. A brutal and clinical footballing lesson

    Sam Limbert

    Whilst defeat to Bayern Munich was expected by many Arsenal fans, it still didn't make it any less painful to see the Gunners given a footballing lesson by a team that looked supremely confident. - Schaaf: Thanks, London! It's Bayern a pleasure ...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  16. Taking centre stage for England at Wembley

    Sam Limbert

    From an Arsenal point of view, I usually try to not take much notice of international friendlies. After they've happened, I'll look at the results to see if any Gunners were injured. This is especially the case when there are friendlies in midweeks b...

    Blog | February 05, 2013