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Gallas Calls For Focus

Gallas Calls For Focus

Arsenal captain, William Gallas has called for his team to concentrate on every game from now until the end of the season.

Arsenal's domestic campaign is in danger of capitulation after 4 straight draws in the league, and Gallas also calls for his team mates to forget about everyone else and focus only on their own plight.

'I'll tell you why there was a difference between the win in Milan and our next game. It was in the head,' Gallas said in The Sun.

'It is human nature that after a huge game in Europe it is difficult to find the same level of motivation for the following game. In fact what we needed was an even higher level than we had in Milan. We all have to understand that.'

'And we have to understand it quickly because time is running out for us this season. 'We need to understand what it takes to become champions if we want that trophy.'

'If you look at the table now, I'm not saying we're in trouble but we have lost our lead. So from now on we just have to think about ourselves, not look at the table any more. And we have to win every game. '

'We need to have a high level of motivation from now until the end of the season. We have to give 200 per cent.'



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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Monday March 17 2008
Time: 10:27AM

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Would be nice.
AFC85Lew
17/03/2008 10:30:00
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Hard to think now there was some doubt about making Gallas captain. He is far and away the best we have had for some time.
Amos.
17/03/2008 10:48:00
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By far and away? Explain...
AFC85Lew
17/03/2008 10:52:00
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It's an opinion based on the leadership qualities he has shown. This comes in a number of forms, his performance on the pitch where he has led the defence well and taken the initiative to drive the team forward when we have needed to get something from the game as perhaps demonstrated, though not exclusively, in the home game against ManU. I have always liked the way that he has always been the first and at times the only player to acknowledge the fans right from the time he joined us even if the result didn't go our way. He seems vocal, opinionated and passionate but diplomatic enough to have the respect of others in the team. Contrast that with the captains that we have had since Adams; Vieira, Henry and (part time) Gilberto and I think that it is a reasonable opinion to hold. If you have another opinion then feel free to express it.
Amos.
17/03/2008 11:08:00
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Didn't disagree with it mate, i think he's definitely the best since Adams, if we can win something with him at the helm then i'll agree with the by far and away bit!
AFC85Lew
17/03/2008 11:19:00
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If we don't win anything then I wouldn't attach too much blame to Gallas. So far he has done his job very well.
Amos.
17/03/2008 11:25:00
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If the whole team have the same mentality as Gallas then I have no doubt they can win the PL. And yes, he is the best captain we've had for quite some time.
Cheese.
17/03/2008 11:29:00
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Did anyone else think that Clichy was un recongnisable against middlesbrough. I was watching him and all game i said to the guy next to me how something was wrong. He was not taking players on, he was not sprinting to join the attack, he wasnt confident with the ball and gave it away alot. Do you think A) He is burnt out because he has played lots of games. 2) since Birmingham he has lost confidence because of his mistake and Gallas reaction. 3) Just an off day
paul_ownz
17/03/2008 11:57:00
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WE'RE GONNNA WIN THE LEAGUE... NOT JUST COS MY £100 QUID AT THE START OF THE YEAR AT 10/1 ON SKYBET... (YES I DID BELIEVE WE COULD DO IT. I BELIEVED SELLING THIERRY WOULD UPLIFT US & I TRUSTED ARSENE). WE'VE COME TOO F*CKIN FAR!!! COME THE ARSENAL!!!! ... IF U ALL THINK UNITED ARE GONNA STAY TOP TIL THE END OF THE SEASON YOU'E GOT ANOTHER THING COMING! EVERYTIME THEY HAVE GONE TOP THIS YEAR, THEY'VE GIVEN IT UP EASIER THAN AN ESSEX GIRL AFTER A FEW DRINKS (NOT INTENDING TO OFFEND.. BUT U GET MY POINT) THEY HAVEN'T STAYED TOP FOR 8 GAMES RUNNING AT ANY TIME THIS YEAR, SO I DONT THINK THEY'LL DO IT NOW. WE'LL KEEP ON FIGHTING!!
notaspur
17/03/2008 11:59:00
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shame the rest of your team dont know what it takes to win the prem....this is your best chance of winning the title and your blowing it
MrDax
17/03/2008 12:36:00
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