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Arsenal outclass rivals Tottenham

Arsenal outclass rivals Tottenham

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The battle of North London Arsenal produced their best performance of the season on Saturday to beat high flying Spurs and regain their crown as the best team in North London. Goals from German defender Shkodran Mustafi and Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez earned Arsenal bragging rights and, most importantly, all three points to close the gap on league leaders’ Manchester City. Just a few weeks ago, Spurs beat mighty Real Madrid comprehensively, 3-1, which sent a signal to other teams in Europe that they were now ready to take on the top tier teams. But on Saturday, Arsenal looked every inch of a title-challenging team as they dominated Mauricio Pochettino’s men. German midfielder Mesut Ozil put in an outstanding display to help secure the 2-0 victory over Tottenham. Despite criticism

Mesut Özil helps Arsenal climb to third before Leicester clash

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Mesut Özil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain were on target as Arsenal's title challenge was reignited at Bournemouth on Sunday. Prior to Özil's 23rd minute goal, the Gunners had not scored a Premier League goal for five hours of playing time. Because of this, the North London team have fallen behind surprise rivals Leicester. Next weekend sees the two teams square up in a match that could go some way to deciding who lifts the trophy this coming May. Speaking after the game, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger highlighted the importance of the win against Bournemouth, "It was three difficult points but three very important points for us because we had not won for a while." He went on to explain that Leicester are the team to look out for in the coming weeks, "Leicester have made a big im

Ernie Crouch named as victim of tragic bus accident in North London

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RIP Ernie Crouch who sat next to me at Wembley at the 2014 FAC Final. Been going Arsenal home & away since the 1930s pic.twitter.com/8uzXrRwWb8 — Gary Lawrence (@garythegooner56) December 5, 2015 A 90-year-old who was blown against a moving bus after high winds in North London on Saturday has been named as Ernie Crouch. The Arsenal fan is thought to have been caught by a huge gust of wind, throwing him from a pavement and into the path of a bus near Finchley Central station. The season-ticket holder was on his way to the Emirates to watch his side play Sunderland. I will miss this guy so much he was Mr Arsenal pic.twitter.com/SIj926Bti4 — claudio callegari (@goonerclaude) December 6, 2015 Close friend and fellow Arsenal supporter, Claudio Callegari, spoke to Westminster World