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Team News: Arsenal vs Sunderland

Normal football resumes for the Gunners today after a couple of weeks to digest yet another loss to our North London rivals.

We`re currently suffering our worst start to a Premier League season ever, a start that contains our heaviest defeat in 120 odd years.

The comfort of today`s game is that we`re playing at home, and against a team who have been as woeful as we have. If a victory is not forth coming I`ll be officially, what`s technically known as, crapping myself about our season.

Here`s how the two teams line up.

Arsenal
• 13 Szczesny
• 04 Mertesacker
• 06 Koscielny
• 25 Jenkinson
• 28 Gibbs
• 07 Rosicky
• 08 Arteta
• 14 Walcott
• 17 Song
• 10 Van Persie
• 27 Gervinho

Substitutes
• 21 Fabianski
• 11 Santos
• 20 Djourou
• 23 Arshavin
• 26 Frimpong
• 30 Benayoun
• 09 Park Chu-Young

Sunderland
• 22 Mignolet
• 04 Turner
• 05 Brown
• 11 Richardson
• 16 O'Shea
• 06 Cattermole
• 07 Larsson
• 14 Colback
• 15 Vaughan
• 27 Elmohamady
• 28 Sessegnon

Substitutes
• 20 Westwood
• 40 Laing
• 08 Gardner
• 18 Meyler
• 23 McClean
• 10 Wickham
• 17 Ji Dong-Won


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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Sunday October 16 2011
Time: 1:09PM

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Comments

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Relegation 6 pointer
ajwb
16/10/2011 13:28:00
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im driving 325 miles to watch this match, please please let it be money well spent
cornish gooner
16/10/2011 13:30:00
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sorry should have read ive driven 325 miles
cornish gooner
16/10/2011 13:32:00
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Great start, what's happened to Ramsey does anyone know?
bowiecokemirror
16/10/2011 13:38:00
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Dropped? bad form
ajwb
16/10/2011 13:46:00
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haha just can't ******** defend properly can we....
Armory
16/10/2011 14:04:00
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Not much to defend from a freekick like that
ajwb
16/10/2011 14:35:00
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We seem to be awful at taking set pieces as well as defending from them
bowiecokemirror
16/10/2011 14:50:00
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That was a needless free kick to give away. If we started closing down and defending as a team we would not be in this pos.
Armory
16/10/2011 14:56:00
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Where would we be without RVP?
bowiecokemirror
16/10/2011 15:11:00
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