Arsenal shortlist down to two names, take the moonshot

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I book hotels based on the what the lobby looks like, if it looks fancy, I’m in. I found a lobby I liked in Atlanta, the furnishing looked cool, the art looked interesting, pretty pictures of fine-looking southern cocktails… found out as I approached that I was booked above a famous strip club.

I made a bad choice. I’m currently sat in a trashy bar trying to come to terms with the fact I am sharing a building with the sort of people that travel between states for a fave stripper they ‘connect’ with. My room is on the same floor as the kitchen that sells chicken wings. The scene is not what I expected and I’m at the age where this has rocked my world.

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WE LOVE YOU FREDDIE

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The man might not have red hair in 2019, but damn, I love him as much as when he did. The classy Swede delivered a fantastic win against West Ham. The first time we’ve come back from a half-time losing position in 8 years. It wasn’t perfect, but it showed that the players respect the manager and it showed that contrary to popular opinion, we have good players.

Freddie shook up his starting 11 with some big decisions. Martinelli started, Luiz saw the bench, Pepe played out wide right, Torreira started again. The changes had nearly zero effect on the first-half performance. I was so bad, it Gooners calling helplines up and down the country. Truly awful. No confidence, mistakes all over the pitch, and a real lack of ‘give a fuck’ from key senior players. We even had the cheek to go a goal down after Xhaka failed to put his head on the line.

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Sifting through the dark noise

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I went to TJ Maxx yesterday, to shop for a fancy dress outfit. My word, one of the worst experiences of my life. Stacks and stacks of clothes pilled up on racks that go on forever like some sort of nightmare… then, out of the blue, I accidentally found something I liked at a very good price. Now, I am a TJ Maxx shopper and I have to live with that shame.

Reading around some of the news outlets, you’d think Arsenal were raiding the rails at TK Maxx. No rhyme or reason to what they’ll pick off the shelf, as long as it’s warm and has a loose connection to the Premier League.

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