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The Opposition: Arsenal




Full Club Name:
Arsenal Football Club

Year Formed:
1886

Nickname:
The Gunners

Ground:
Emirates Stadium

Capacity:
60,335

Manager:
Arsene Wenger (1996 to present)

Chairman:
Peter Hill-Wood (1982 to present)

Mascot:
Gunnersauras

Possible Arsenal Line-Up:
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(4-3-3)
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21) Fabianski
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3) Sagna - 31) Campbell - 17) Song - 22) Clichy
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14) Walcott - 2) Diaby - 27) Eboue
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8) Nasri - 52) Bendtner - 7) Rosicky

Top Scorer:
Cesc Fabregas: 13 (Premier League)

Player to Watch:
Robin van Persie - Arsenal looked a completely different animal when van Persie came on for the last ten minutes of the game at White Hart Lane. I think he's one of the most under-rated players in the Premier League, he's got it all. He can score wonder-goals, he takes brilliant free-kicks, he can dribble with both feet and he's got bags of pace. Thank god the likes of Arshavin and Fabregas won't be lining up alongside him.

City Last 6 Form Guide:
Win, Loss, Win, Win, Win, Loss = 12 points

Arsenal's Last 6 Form Guide:
Win, Win, Draw, Win, Loss, Loss = 10 points

Current Table Position:
3rd. Played 35. Won 22. Lost 8 Drawn 5. Goal difference +40. Points 71

Club Records:
Most League appearances: 722 David O'Leary
Most League goals: 174 Thierry Henry
Record Attendance: 73,707
Most Games Unbeaten: 49 (May 2003 - October 2004)
Record transfer fee paid: (Believed to be around 20m) Andrei Arshavin from Zanit, 2008
Record transfer fee received: 25,000,000 - Emmanuel Adebayor to Man City, 20009

Famous Arsenal Fans:
Alan Davies (Comedian)
Dido (Singer)
Frankie Detorri (Jockey)
Prince Harry
Matt Lucas (Comedian)
Phil Tuffnell (Ex-Cricketer)
Dermot O'Leary (X-Factor)
Dale Winton (?)

The journalist

Writer: bigal84 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday April 24 2010

Time: 3:29PM

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Poor Dale!
RobsonGreensleeves
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24/04/2010 16:00:00

Winton isn't a true footy fan.....he's only in it for the agg. Roger Daltrey, Ray Davies of The Kinks and John Lydon are all more respectable examples of well known (refuse to use the C word) gooners.
nikolaijns
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24/04/2010 17:56:00

 

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