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Team News: Arsenal v. Wigan

Arsenal Starting XI: Szczesny, Eboue, Koscielny, Djourou, Gibbs, Denilson, Wilshere, Walcott, Bendtner, Van Persie (c), Vela

Arsenal Bench: Shea, Sagna, Nasri, Arshavin, Eastmomd, Emmanuel-Thomas, Nordtveit

Wigan Starting XI: Al Habsi, Gohouri, Alcaraz, S. Caldwell, Figueroa, McArthur, Thomas, Stam, Watson, Moses; Boselli

Wigan Bench: Pollitt, Di Santo, N'Zogbia, Gomez, Diame, McManaman, Mustoe

Unfortunately the only people who will see this match will be those lucky ones at the Grove. For the rest of us, live audio on ATVO or the match highlights will have to suffice. Come on Arsenal!




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The Journalist

Writer: Brice Coffer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday November 30 2010

Time: 6:56PM

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RVP playing in the midfield in Cesc's role? I suppose he has the talent.
TPowell
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30/11/2010 19:07:00

Looks like 4-4-2 with vela and Theo wide.
Iceman10
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30/11/2010 19:16:00

Agreed Iceman, realised that was probably the case after actually thinking about it... The first time we've played that formation in 2 seasons, right?
TPowell
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30/11/2010 19:24:00

He knows Wigan will attack so he has gone for a very attacking team, looks good.
Armory
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30/11/2010 19:32:00

If we get past Wigan, are we going to face the winners of Man Utd WHU in next round/?
Sajit
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30/11/2010 19:33:00

Awful miss from Bendtner. Free header from 3 yards out and he completely misses the ball. Wouldn't normally laugh at him but he deserves it after his recent comments about deserving to start more games.
bowiecokemirror
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30/11/2010 19:59:00

Vela vela vela........ patish
nakcuh
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30/11/2010 20:13:00

Oh dear. Another awful miss. Brilliant van Persie backheel sets up Vela one on one with the 'keeper, and, of all people, Carlos Vela misses a chip.
gunnerkid107
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30/11/2010 20:14:00

******** hell, seems like no one wants to be out there, both fans and players. frustrating
Gooner SA
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30/11/2010 20:18:00

I was fully expecting Carlos to put it in, it's his trademark chip! Argh..
GoonerLou
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30/11/2010 20:21:00

Nicky B! Great delivery from Theo too!! :D
GoonerLou
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30/11/2010 20:28:00

Oh.. own goal that was.. :O
GoonerLou
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30/11/2010 20:32:00

ooh thoes two backheals from RVP was ... mmm .. ORGASMIC ..shame about vela touches
Gooner SA
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30/11/2010 20:33:00

Excellent by Szczesny! The reflexes he showed for that close range deflection was unreal.
gunnerkid107
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30/11/2010 20:33:00

Own goal or not, I'm just ******** happy to be one up, especially considering the Hammers are up 2 on United.
gunnerkid107
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30/11/2010 20:36:00

So much for "live audio on ATVO or the match highlights will have to suffice" for those of us not at the Grove. I wonder how everybody here is watching the match? Lol.
gunnerkid107
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30/11/2010 20:39:00

Hehehe indeed gkid. How am I watching it? I did try ATVO to be fair, but as always it's dodgy, so sorry.
GoonerLou
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30/11/2010 20:41:00

I did have a unmentionable stream but the audio sounded like vuvuzelas and the picture froze,cba.
ajwb
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30/11/2010 20:44:00

Agree he is feeling his way back but Theo must improve on his decision making. This game was tailor made for him to enjoy, but he is coming short. Good to be 1 up and we haven't even hit 2nd gear yet.
Naijagunner
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30/11/2010 20:47:00

...Watching (flipping between) both games here. The joys of Cable TV subscription.
Naijagunner
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30/11/2010 20:50:00

Oh dear, what's going on? My you-know-what has no audio. RvP got shot in the head?!?
GoonerLou
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30/11/2010 20:53:00

RVP back up Lou. Don't know what happened. Wigan still very much in this.
gunnerkid107
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30/11/2010 21:08:00

Bendtner !!! Daylight, at last.
Naijagunner
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30/11/2010 21:10:00

Not anymore though. Bendtner and Vela have been ***** all night, but they combine nicely here for the second goal.
gunnerkid107
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30/11/2010 21:11:00

Yayyyy great movement this! :D
GoonerLou
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30/11/2010 21:11:00

***** me, 4 for West Ham!
gunnerkid107
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30/11/2010 21:14:00

Vela does deserve a goal now, just on the number of misses he's had tonight; and RvP too, for his matured display.
Naijagunner
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30/11/2010 21:15:00

What is happening with Man u?
Naijagunner
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30/11/2010 21:16:00

Two near misses again....Vela. What does he need to do to get the goal he so needs?
Naijagunner
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30/11/2010 21:17:00

Jack Wilshere and RvP off for Eastmond and Nasri.
Naijagunner
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30/11/2010 21:18:00

Jay Emmanuel Thomas should be coming on instead of Nasri. How many more goals does JET have to score in the reserves to get some time in the Carling Cup?
gunnerkid107
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30/11/2010 21:19:00

The boss heard you Brice!
GoonerLou
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30/11/2010 21:29:00

Would have liked to have seen him given a little more time, but maybe next year for the big man.
gunnerkid107
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30/11/2010 21:38:00

"Emmanuel Eboue goes to the far side to come to the aid of the steward" Haha.
gunnerkid107
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30/11/2010 21:40:00

Adequate first half, dominant second. A lot of good scoring chances created, good performance I'd say, all things considered.
TPowell
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30/11/2010 21:46:00

Hahaha what's that thing about? Did a fan go onto the pitch? I couldn't see that bit clearly on my you-know-what. Sounded funny there.
GoonerLou
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30/11/2010 21:53:00

Hard to understand how we're scoring so many goals, our finishing is awful at times lol..
GoonerLou
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30/11/2010 21:55:00

No disrespect to the remaining contenders but it will seem fate is conspiring to hand the CC to us. It looks like it is Arsenal's to lose now, doesn't it?
Naijagunner
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30/11/2010 21:58:00

note to teams out there- you can't win anything with kids.. just kids with experience
GunnaBlazing
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30/11/2010 22:01:00

Three fans on the pitch. One wanted to shake Wenger's hand, the other two were just idiots. Anyways, good night for Arsenal. Any screw up now in this competition would be devastating.
gunnerkid107
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30/11/2010 22:05:00

Just hope we won't get Villa in the semis, although I'm confident we can beat anyone over two legs. Advantage Arsenal. Now let's see if the team can deal with this amount of pressure and hopefully use it as a springboard for bigger things. :D
GoonerLou
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30/11/2010 22:09:00

another clean sheet for Szczesny
GunnaBlazing
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30/11/2010 22:33:00

You haven't won any thing yet with these kids
topspur1
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01/12/2010 05:47:00

 

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