Posts By: Pedro

CLASSLESS VILLA PROPAGANDA MASKING DEEP FEAR + BIG TRANSFER ROUND-UP

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I’m going to start the blog with a philosophical theory. Occam’s razor (or Ockham’s razor) is a principle from philosophy. Suppose an event has two possible explanations. The explanation that requires the fewest assumptions is usually correct. Another way of saying it is that the more assumptions you have to make, the more unlikely an… Read more »

EXITING SMITH ROWE WOULD BE A CRIME AGAINST THE FANS

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We’re going to start the blog off today with some tempered mood. I am angry that Emi Martinez is winning penalty shootouts as Argentina’s #1. ‘It wasn’t that simple’ Sure, I understand and understood at the time why we sold him. Bernd Leno had more of a sample size blah blah blah… but at the… Read more »

DATA BLOG: WHERE IT WENT WRONG (LONG READ)

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Arsenal’s had an abysmal end to 2020 saw them drop to eighth, sneaking into the Europa League via a stunning FA Cup win over Chelsea. After, I couldn’t help but think: Thank God that’s over; it can’t get any worse than that. Well. Here we are. There were positives to take from another struggle-filled 2020-2021… Read more »

MANY GAPS TO FILL, WHY SO SLOW?

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Soooo I think preseason starts this week and once again I find myself asking: where are the players? The fast and hard start we were hoping for hasn’t happened. In fairness, it’s been a bit slow everywhere. But that can be no excuse for a cumbersome summer. We have a fantastic opportunity to get it… Read more »

SUNDAY ROUND-UP

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No… don’t… don’t make me dive back into more Willy Saliba stories! French media is back at it again with the hysterical behaviour. They appear to have dropped a false story, stating that Arsenal agreed to a €10m purchase clause in the Marseille loan deal. I mean, on any level, why would Arsenal agree to… Read more »

BREAKING DOWN THE SALIBA MOVE (LONG READ)

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Let’s have a little history lesson to start with because it’s important to understand why Arsenal fans are reacting so badly to William Saliba moving to Marseille for a season (Via Ornstein). We have a new manager at the club that is very young and his decision making has been less than assured We have… Read more »

WILL NOT LOOK AT THE RAMOS RUMOURS

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Well good morning to you ALL! Another day goes by without a signing and I am sad. Tavares? Grealish? Maddison? Nothing. Just silence. Preseason starts next week and as it stands, our summer looks like a classic one. ‘THE CLUB WILL MOVE FAST’ Followed by the empty vastness of misery. But this is the summer… Read more »