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Jack Cairns

Third year journalism student in Aberdeen. Thierry Henry aficionado. Follow me on Twitter: @JackCairns_.

Another Lacklustre Arsenal Performance – What Went Wrong?

The start of this season has been a tough one for Arsenal fans. The excitement of signing Alexis Sanchez has quickly been replaced by the usual frustration in the direction of Arsene Wenger’s transfer dealings. After five below par performances, Jack Cairns takes a look at what went wrong at the King Power stadium. Yaya Sanogo.  Without being overly harsh, …

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Everton 2-2 Arsenal – Crisis Averted, Just

7.05PM: Ten minutes to go at Goodison and Arsenal’s season is in crisis before it even begins. Fifteen minutes later and goals from Aaron Ramsey & Olivier Giroud have clinched a point for The Gunners; a point that had looked so unlikely after the first half.  The result may not be disastrous but given the performance it really could have been, …

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Arsenal Vs. Crystal Palace – 1 Down, 37 To Go

Arsenal may have won 2-1 but Saturday night’s match was an awful watch for their fans. Despite having 78% possession, Arsenal struggled to find the breakthrough and their striker was anonymous. Same old Arsenal, same old 0-0 draw. Not quite. For a change, Arsenal did get the three points; two goals (Laurent Koscielny, 47 & Aaron Ramsey, 93) from set pieces …

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Premier League Predictions – Part 1: Arsenal To Man City

With the Premier League season almost upon us once again, Jack Cairns predicts the fortunes of each team as football fans eagerly await the arrival of the 2014/15 campaign, beginning Saturday the 16th of August. _____ Arsenal  The Gunners have only strengthened this summer. Alexis Sanchez is now one of the best players in the league and David Ospina is …

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Three Places Arsenal Need To Strengthen

With Alexis Sanchez and Mathieu Debuchy already signed up for next season you’d be forgiven for thinking that this transfer window has already been a success for Arsenal. However, Arsene Wenger still has plenty of work to do before the Premier League gets underway on the 16th of August. After ruling out the signing of a striker, Jack Cairns takes a look at …

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Five Lessons To Take Home From Brazil

After one of the most incredible World Cups of all time, Jack Cairns takes a look at the five things we can learn from the tournament.  1. James Rodriquez is good. Really good. When the Colombian signed for Monaco for around €40 million many people thought the French club were mad but over the last month in Brazil he’s proven …

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Why Alexis Sanchez & Mathieu Debuchy Are Perfect For Arsenal

Sky Sports News are reporting that Arsenal will seal a £40million move for both Alexis Sanchez & Mathieu Debuchy in the next 48 hours. Jack Cairns looks at why they’d both be perfect for the Gunners. Alexis Sanchez Alexis Sanchez is clearly the more exciting of the two proposed transfers. The Chilean attacker was fantastic at the World Cup as Chile …

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World Cup Full Of Goals But Where Are The Strikers?

There have been 156 goals so far in this World Cup but it’s the men who usually provide that have profited.  We take a look at who has struggled and why this may be the case, with a little pointer from Thierry Henry. It’s not been a great World Cup for the No. 9. The relief on Gonzalo Higuain’s face …

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