Tag Archives: Arsenal

5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-2 Arsenal

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) Manchester United crashed out of the FA Cup at the quarter-final stage after defeat to Arsenal at Old Trafford. The game began evenly, and after Arsenal had taken the lead through Nacho Monreal following good work from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, United responded almost instantly with Wayne Rooney powering home from a sublime […]

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5 Things We Learned: Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United

By David Gee (@DavidGee26) A squad ravaged by injuries made the trip down to London and returned with 3 points and the first away win of the season. Victory for the Reds seemed unlikely following a nervy and disjointed start to the game in which the Gunners could quite easily have been out of sight, […]

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SEA View: Welbeck or Falcao – Short Term vs. Long Term

Welcome to a new feature on Stretford End Arising called SEA View. Throughout the season members of SEA’s writing team, moderators & forum users will share their thoughts on a topical discussion point. Today we discuss whether the club has made the right long term decision by bringing in Radamel Falcao and releasing Danny Welbeck. […]

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5 Things We Learned: Arsenal 0-0 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Better, but room for improvement MOST reports I read and comments I’ve heard since the game, predictably, centred on how it was a classic, lifeless, 0-0 draw. I disagree. A draw, coupled with a resilient, late win for Liverpool at Fulham, stretches the Merseysiders’ lead over Manchester United in the ever […]

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It’s The Beautiful Game, But Is Romance Dead?

By David Gee. (@DavidGee26) Football; it’s the beautiful game, a sport emotive in the extreme. But these emotions are neither polar nor absolute; joy does not solely equate to winning in the same way that losing will not always invoke despair. For many the manner of victory is just as important as the triumph itself. […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 1-0 Arsenal

By Matthew Jones 1. Van Persie’s celebration I GOT back to my car and upon tuning into 606 and TalkSport, one of the biggest talking points was should Robin van Persie have celebrated so animatedly against his former club. I travelled to the game with a Gooner supporting mate of mine and he had no […]

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The Closest Title Race Yet

By Matthew Jones THERE are several factors screaming out at me that say the 2013/14 season will be the closest title race in years. Manchester United’s 20th English domestic title was a carnival parade – despite the fact that critics continue to weave the laughable yarn that the current squad is one of the worst […]

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5 Things We Learned: Arsenal 1-1 Manchester United

By Matthew Jones 1. Classy Arsenal The issue of the guard of honour, whether Arsenal would provide one, and the return of the former hero turned villain Robin van Persie dominated much of the build-up to Sunday’s game. Ultimately, it passed with the minimum of fuss. The club and its players did Arsenal proud. Why […]

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5 Things We Learned: Manchester United 2 – 1 Arsenal

By Matthew Jones 1. United v Arsenal is no longer one of the biggest games of the season They’re arguably the two biggest teams of the Premier League era. True, Chelsea have won more titles than Arsenal, but Chelsea have only been in the equation since Roman Abramovich’s millions launched them into the elite. The […]

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Match Report: Manchester United 2 – 1 Arsenal

By Lee Savery Manchester United recorded a very comfortable victory at home to Arsenal where Robin van Persie scored against his former club. United were back to full strength after the defeat in the Capital One Cup and this was the first meeting between the two clubs since van Persie’s summer transfer. The Dutchman would […]

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