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Rant and Reason: Drawing Leicester, Signing Welbeck

Preamble: I pay a lot of attention to the views of Arsenal supporters. Far too often, less-than-rosy opinions are belittled and/or dismissed by those who excrete eternal sunshine. (My hypothesis is that these are probably the same people who enjoy … Continue reading

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Germany, Canada, and a World Cup I’ll Remember

Precursor: Oma is German for Grandma. Opa is German for Grandpa. John is not my brother’s actual name.  “How’s it going John?” “What’s that Opa?” “How’s it going John?” “Opa, it’s Quinn.” I laughed it off. He shook his head. … Continue reading

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Newcastle 0-1 Arsenal: Back to reality

I was unable to catch today’s game on TV, but I did manage to tune in to Arsenal Player in time to listen to the last half hour. From the commentator’s voice, it seemed as if Arsenal were unable to break … Continue reading

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