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Gunner Focus: Review Premier League Week 6: Arsenal FC vs. Chelsea FC

Posted on 25th September 2016 15:39 with 0 Comments

Milestones in football are tricky. Not that they should not be celebrated, certainly they are meant to be. That’s the purpose of milestones; celebrations of achievement and/or landmark occasions. I say tricky in football because, usually there’s a game involved, which marks the occasion. Win the game and the milestone is celebrated in style, anything less, may not ( and should not) dampen the occasion but...

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Winners and Losers: Premier League Week 4

Posted on 12nd September 2016 10:50 with 0 Comments

Our Winners and Losers column is a special feature which we came up with here on NaijaGooner to celebrate the best and the worst from the weekend's football of the Premier League. That's not to say that the winners are always those that picked up their 3 points, it's not even necessarily about footballers themselves. Winning or losing involves the results of a game. Our column celebrates those whose behaviour and per...

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Gunner Focus: Arsenal vs. Southampton Review.

Posted on 12nd September 2016 08:54 with 0 Comments

In an earlier post on this site, we talked about the spoilers in the league and then, we picked Southampton as one of them. So after Saturday's game, I was wondering just how much more lucky Arsenal would need to be to claim all 3 points against other identified spoilers in the leagu. Because on the law of averages, there is an arguement for Southampton deserving something from the match. If Shane Long had been as co...

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Media Watch: The Manchester Derby: As Usual, the Media Focus is Misplaced.

Posted on 8th September 2016 23:24 with 0 Comments

With the international break ending over the weekend, after the conclusion of friendlies and tournament qualifiers on all continents, attention has immediately turned back to club football. In England, the focus has not been on the 10 games that will make up Week 4 of the Premier League 2016/17 season, but rather on just one match; Manchester United vs. Manchester City at Old Trafford. That the match should gather su...

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