Tag Archives: Cesc Fabregas

Arsenal ride out stormy season but old flaws remain

Arsène Wenger will be glad to see the back of a season that has proved the most testing since he was handed the Arsenal reins 17 years ago. As he embraced Mikel Arteta at the final whistle at St James’ Park there was a huge sense of relief but also vindication after defying his critics […]

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The re-writing of Cesc Fabregas’ Arsenal history

LadyArse started in August 2008 as a single writer sharing their love of Arsenal.  Since then it has grown to become a collection of writers who all do the same. The re-writing of Cesc Fabregas’ Arsenal history It seems you can’t have a sensible conversation about Cesc Fabregas these days. The former Arsenal captain certainly […]

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Cesc was my favourite – Sian Macalarny

Probably one of the saddest days in recent memory for Arsenal fans, the day Cesc Fabregas re-signed for Barcelona. Avid Gooner, Sian Macalarny traces the emotional trauma, his departure caused to millions of Arsenal fans around the globe. … I had been working at my dad’s office over the summer. Of course rumours had been […]

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The trouble with Arsenal

Given the trouble Arsenal have had in recent seasons, in holding onto their best players, Amy Lawrence from the Guardian, argues that Wenger, no longer possesses the skill he used to have in the transfer market. From picking out gems like Patrick Viera, Thierry Henry and Cesc Fabregas, he has now resorted to paying inflated […]

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The Best XI To Have Never Won The Premier League

They were good enough to win the Premiership, but never quite managed it. Here is a list of the greatest XI of players that have never picked up a Premier League winners medal. Newcastle United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Middlesbrough and Tottenham Hotspur players all feature in the best XI to have never won the Premier […]

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Is Loyalty Barca’s Greatest Strength?

When Lionel Messi declared this week, at the relatively young age of 25, that he wants to spend the rest of his career at Barcelona, it provided an insight  as to why the Spanish club has dominated world football in recent years. A hot favorite to be named the world’s best player for an unprecedented fourth […]

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Wonderful Wilshere the one ray of light for stuttering Arsenal

The huge roar that greeted Jack Wilshere’s first appearance at the Emirates Stadium in 17 months told the story. The story of supporters desperate for something to cheer for after a miserable week in which they had seen their side lose twice and clashed with the board during a hostile AGM. The story of one […]

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The Arsenal AGM

After back-to-back defeats against Norwich and Schalke, the timing of the Arsenal AGM couldn’t really have been much worse. It was expected to be a fiery affair especially with the summer sale of ex-skipper Robin Van Persie to Manchester United. However, the abject displays the team put on show for us over the last few […]

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Is Arteta the greatest ever panic buy?

In order to succeed in football, you will always need some degree of luck. When August 31st 2011 arrived, Arsène Wenger was running low on it. He had been given the news that Jack Wilshere would be out for Arsenal until at least the start of 2012 and Abou Diaby out indefinitely; in searching for a replacement, […]

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Messi is making Fabregas a Barcelona misfit

The Spain international has struggled to find a home in the Catalans’ XI, with the influence of the Argentine and Co. leaving the former Arsenal man tactically confused. It was a transfer centred around passion rather than desire. The triumphant homecoming of Cesc Fabregas to Barcelona in the summer of 2011 concluded a protracted pursuit […]

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