Tag Archives: Tactics

To press or not to press: the Arsenal conundrum

The world of football has changed dramatically over the last 10 years. The new era of football comes from pressing. Modern day teams are highly drilled both physically and mentally on this art and every team has their own style of pressing. … Continue reading

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Sánchez’ versatility improving Arsenal’s flexibility

The questions surrounding Arsenal’s center forward have always been a topic of debate; sometimes more heated than it’s needed to be. After being spoiled throughout the years by the likes of Ian Wright, Dennis Bergkamp, Thierry Henry, and Robin van … Continue reading

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Why this isn’t the time for a square Ramsey peg in a round tactical hole

As much as I would like to rant and rave about how this isn’t the November I was hoping for, I’ll spare you all… for now. Though we can be happy with our result against Ludogorets and a spirited 1-1 draw (though … Continue reading

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Arsenal must reshuffle to beat wounded United

With Saturday fast approaching we come to a major juncture of Arsenal’s season. Since Fergie left we’ve been in a few positions where we’ve gone to Old Trafford in the League with big expectations and suffered more than prospered. In … Continue reading

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160 – No No, No No No No, No Sanogo (22nd September 2016)

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/284194904-a-bergkamp-wonderland-160-no-no-no-no-no-no-no-sanogo.mp3 Kris (@AFCfreddie8) has paid for a business class ticket for Gimli to go to New Zealand and he is joined by : Rev Raj (@RajPatel1809) Simon Collings (@sr_collings) John (@jwelsh84) Danny (@The_GFP) Problems using either of the two media … Continue reading

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Wenger’s Rotation: Helping or hurting?

Arsène Wenger has seemingly started the season plunging into his toy box in order to find players which are good enough to utilise – and by what we’ve seen so far, he seems to like variety. There are some old favourites that have … Continue reading

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Thinking the Unthinkable: Are Arsenal capable of surviving tactically without Mesut Özil?

Coming from me, such a question borders on the absolutely ridiculous…impossible even. Though I am not suggesting that Arsène Wenger should look to sell our prized German maestro, this piece is more of a tactical look at if Arsenal would … Continue reading

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The The #ABWRadio Show : 093 – Arsenal 2-1 Southampton

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/282314983-a-bergkamp-wonderland-the-abwradio-show-arsenal-2-1-southampton.mp3 Kris (@AFCfreddie8) is like a mighty eagle, he has wings of love and he is joined by : Shredder (@ColonialCannon) Dom (@ozgooner49) Ross (@rossbramble) Problems using either of the two media players, try these :

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Arsenal FC – We Finally Have A Team

Arsenal in the transfer window has been a recurring theme – we wait, hope and pray and inevitably watch the window slam shut on deadline day needing 2 more players. It seems that Groundhog Day this year has been cancelled, … Continue reading

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155 – 2016/17 Starts Here (11th August 2016)

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/277874816-a-bergkamp-wonderland-2016-17-starts-here.mp3 Gimli (@GoonerGimli) has had his nails clipped, his fur washed and his good tooth polished and he is joined by : David (@TheGoonerholic) Jason (@jasondavies71) Kate (@GoonerGirlKate) Kris (@AFCfreddie8) Danny (@The_GFP) Problems using either of the two media players, … Continue reading

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