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Sportsthoughts 124 – Have Arsenal turned the corner?

On Sunday, in the Premier League, something momentous (in football terms) happened. Arsenal went to Man City and beat them 2-0. Last year they lost 6-3. They also lost 6-0 to Chelsea and 5-1 to Liverpool. Collective nervous breakdowns in … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (123) – Premier League half time report

Just past the halfway point in the Premier League season; time for a few thoughts on what’s gone on so far. Top two predictable, rest pretty crazy. Chelsea and Man City are streets ahead of anyone else. Chelsea, in particular, … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (116) – Premier League predictions!

So, little more than a month since we were watching Germany dismantle Brazil in one of the most astonishing games in World Cup history, the Premier League is back. Time to forget about England’s mediocrity, the collapse of Spain, the … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (102) – Harlequins hit the Saracens wall, Arsenal conquer their demons

Saturday was a great sports viewing day. I had a cycle down to Hammersmith beforehand, before settling down for two big deciders for two of my favourite teams: Quins and Arsenal. (West Ham are on their hols already). For Quins, … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (99) – The rise of Liverpool; the fall of Arsenal

And so the Premier League reaches a climax. The big showdown yesterday between Liverpool and Manchester City ended 3-2 to Liverpool. A superb game of football, with Liverpool going 2-0 up, City clawing their way back to 2-2 and looking … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (98) – A painful day on the sports sofa

All 12.30 yesterday it all looked so good. Just back from a bracing cycle. Chelsea v Arsenal – Arsene’s 1000th game – then Saracens v Quins at Wembley, the afternoon rounded off with West Ham v Man Utd at 5.30. … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (97) – Wenger, 1000

Tomorrow Arsenal play Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. A defining moment for their season. If they win, the Premier League title is back on. If they lose, the quest is probably over for this season. A massive game. But it is … Continue reading

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