Monthly Archives: February 2011

Sometimes you just feel it coming…

I was finishing up my post on Real Madrid during half-time of the Arsenal/Birmingham City Carling Cup final match and I wrote “my sorry, star-crossed Gunners.”  I was mostly referring to their sorry display against Leyton Orient in the FA … Continue reading

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Must See Madrid

Can a nil-nil draw be thrilling?  If this Real Madrid side is involved, then the answer is an emphatic–yes.   The Deportivo La Coruna/Madrid match yesterday afternoon was an intense, emotional thriller that featured tangible echoes and reminders of Madrid’s haunted … Continue reading

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More thoughts on Arsenal v. Barcelona

On Barca- You can’t say that they played bad, but the Gunners definitely had a strong advantage in the second half.  They found ways to stretch Barca’s defense and create startlingly, at times, wide open space for Van Persie and … Continue reading

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Barsenal!

Even with a cursory glance at our fair site, you should be able to tell that Arsenal and Barca are our favorite teams and without them there probably wouldn’t be a blog.  So today’s fixture has been anticipated more than … Continue reading

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The Return of Rewinds, Round-ups and Links

1. In honor of Wayne Rooney’s stunning goal on Saturday, the Spoiler has an excellent collection of bicycle kick clips.  Here’s one to get you excited: I thought the United/City match was a good match, far better than the rubbish … Continue reading

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Seriously Unscientific Thoughts on Serie A

As you can probably tell, not only do we love soccer/football here–we also love music.  Music in all kinds, shapes, sizes, ages and genres.  So the other day I was reading a thread about soccer on a music forum and … Continue reading

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EPLiens Round 26 (Hangover Heartattack edition)

Bitter Monday image from nadamucho.com Well, let’s just get this out of the way…the officiating in the Newcastle v. Arsenal match was more abysmal than Arsenal’s fragility and lack of killer instinct/closing ability.  I’ve heard of “home cooking before,” but … Continue reading

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