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Tweet of the Week – Robin Van Persie, Arsenal

The Arsenal players are well known for catching the teammates napping on the coach. This week, RvP catches someone and uses the picture to play a little guessing game. See if you can guess who it is before all is revealed below the pic…

You can follow Robin at twitter.com/Persie_Official

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Leyton Orient Fan Interrupts ESPN Half Time Analysis To Offer Presenters Some Bread Pudding

The ESPN broadcast team were given a real east end welcome whilst covering today’s FA Cup game between Leyton Orient and Arsenal. At half-time, whilst Ray Stubbs, Steve McManaman and Robbie Savage were discussing the game, they were interrupted by Tracy, a female Orient fan who welcomed them to Brisbane Rd and offered some homemade bread pudding. Stubbs didn’t seem to fancy them that much, but offered them to Savage who seemed delighted…

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You Don’t Win The Lottery Twice: Why Arsenal Will Do Well Not To Get A Beating At The Nou Camp

Despite the odds and the match stats, Arsenal secured a memorable 2-1 victory over their Champions League last 16 suitors, Barcelona, on Wednesday evening. It was a fantastic result for the London club, who now go into the second leg of the tie with a one goal advantage, but is that enough? Probably not…

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Barca Toons Storm London To Prepare For Their Match With Arsenal

Some bright spark has put together this animated advert for FC Barcelona’s Champions League trip to Arsenal on Wednesday night. Inspired by James Bond, it sees the manager, Pep Guardiola, and the team’s stars including, Lionel Messi and David Villa, arriving in London and plotting their mission to win the match at the Emirates Stadium. Well played Barca Toons, well played…

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269 Rumours & 44 Arrivals – The 2011 January Transfer Window Rumour Vs Truth, Club by Club

The January transfer window is fuelled by newspaper talk. Will Arsenal sign that 17 year-old wonderkid from Rennes? Will Blackburn’s new owners allow their manager to put in an audacious bid for the world star at the top of his game? Who knows, but people still read it every day. The truth is out there, it’s actually below. Which Premier League clubs were linked with which players, and who actually, really signed for them?

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Arsenal Rumours

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Southampton), Mamadou Sakho (PSG), Quade Taylor (Dulwich Hamlet), Paul McCallum (Dulwich Hamlet), Eden Hazard (Lille), Madjid Bougherra (Rangers), Jonathan Woodgate (Tottenham Hotspur), Gary Cahill (Bolton Wanderers), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Keisuke Honda (CSKA Moscow), Michael Ciani (FC Lorient), Christopher Samba (Blackburn Rovers), Neven Subotić (Borussia Dortmund), Matthew Upson (West Ham Utd), Sol Campbell (Newcastle Utd), Per Mertesacker (Werder Bremen), Romelu Lukaku (Anderlecht)

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Arsenal Rumour:Truth Ratio

17 rumours, 0 transfers = 100% Rumours

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What Are The Arsenal Players Really Thinking After Their Points Deduction in 1990?

On the face of it, this footage is just a team talk from then Arsenal manager, George Graham, who is reacting to his team’s points deduction following his team’s part in the brawl at Old Trafford in 1990.

It was 21 years ago and the majority of the Arsenal stars went on to careers in the media. But in their early 20’s, what were they thinking? One Match Ban can only imagine…

Lee Dixon’s probably thinking…

I look well like Matt Goss, that’s right cameraman focus your lens right here, right on my floppy fringe blowing in the wind. Once this is done I’m going to ask Anders how much I look like Matt Goss.

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West Ham United Fans Fall Asleep Watching Their Team Play

These pictures from ESPN’s coverage of today’s West Ham v Arsenal match show a selection of West Ham fans taking the opportunity to have a little nap whist their team was being beaten by their London rivals. If the whole crowd started doing this, would it be classed as being more disrespectful than fans leaving the ground 15 minutes early? It would be funny to see…

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