It’s Time for Arsenal to let Fabregas go

16 Jun

Another transfer window arrives, and with it comes another few months of feverish speculation among the press and fans alike. The majority of rumours will fizzle out to nothing; however one particular rumour keeps rearing its head every summer. The possibility of La Masía’s lost son, returning to the golden generation. For Arsenal fans, many will fear the loss of their captain and talisman; however I believe that this summer, the time is right for Arsenal to sell Cesc Fabregas. Continue reading


Return of the Full-Circle Blog

13 Jun

With the end of the public examination season looming, and excitement building for the start of the new football season in August, what better time to relaunch the Full-Circle Blog?

Last season, the Full-Circle Blog tentatively sampled the vast blogosphere and now is raring for more. This season, the blog will be based on topical posts, with other features including match analysis and the ‘Top Tens’ section.

All constructive criticism is welcomed and debate is encouraged. We are always on the look out for willing student writers, so check our ‘contact’ section if you want to contribute.

Top 10 One Club Men

24 Mar

Here, with the recent retirement of Gary Neville and the comittal of Ryan Giggs to another season at Manchester United, Tom Priestner and Joel Berk analyse their top 10 ever One Club Men. Do you agree? who would make your top 10? Comment below

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Arsenal: Unlucky, or Well Beaten?

12 Mar

Ollie Phelan

In the space of a couple of weeks, Arsenal have crashed out of two competitions and face the prospect of losing their double hopes if they lose to Manchester United tomorrow. Yet, it could have been so different for Arsenal. Many people, following the victory at the Emirates, believed Arsenal had what it took to defeat Barcelona and progress further. So now many are asking, had Robin Van Persie not been harshly sent off, could Arsenal have done the ‘impossible’?

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England 2-1 Denmark: there is still a future for our national side

10 Feb

Last night we watched a relatively under strength England side take on a lesser-known Denmark national team that contained the likes of Arsenal’s Nicklas Bendtner and Liverpool’s Daniel Agger. Adam Sixsmith gives us his verdict.

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The Manchester Derby: 12/2/11

9 Feb

Tom Priestner & Joel Berk

The Manchester Derby has turned out many classics in the past, most memorable, at least in United’s eyes, is the 4-3 epic at Old Trafford last season. However, under Mancini there has been less action on show, with City’s style of play much more defensive. This could be an exception though, with many city players, most of all ex-red Carlos Tevez, sure to be fired up for this one. This will hopefully result in a game to remember!

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Wolves 2-1 United

8 Feb

Ollie Phelan

A spirited Wolves display and a Manchester United performance lacking in cohesion spelt the end of Man Utd’s long unbeaten run. We analyse where it went wrong for the league leaders. Continue reading