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Wenger must take the blame for Arsenal implosion

October 4, 2011

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It seems like all Arsene Wenger’s chickens have come home to roost at exactly the same time, and these sour-tasting poultry are swooping in on the under-pressure Arsenal manager in truly unstoppable numbers. There was the misguided faith placed in young players that did not reach the potential he saw in them, namely Denilson, Carlos […]

Statistics show football clubs are not footing the bill for policing

February 5, 2010

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The cost of policing the matches of London’s five Premier League teams increased by 55% last season, according to statistics obtained by myself under the Freedom of Information Act. The statistics show that the Metropolitan Police service spent £4,330,000 on policing the matches of Arsenal, Chelsea, Fulham, Tottenham Hostpur and West Ham United, compared with […]

Premier League

August 13, 2009

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My thoughts on the upcoming Premier League season, which begins on Saturday. Arsenal To my mind Arsene Wenger’s side are the most vulnerable of the Big Four, with the departing Kolo Toure and Emmanuel Adebayor, the latter especially given that the club appears to lack someone capable of scoring 20+ goals a season, not adequately […]