Manchester City 6 Arsenal 3: Post-Match Thoughts and Player Ratings

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Game, set and match: The scoreboard shows the emphatic nature of City's victory

Despite coming into the Etihad with arguably the best defensive record in the Premier League, Arsenal were bamboozled with a superior wave of attacking football that saw them concede a whooping six goals. Arsene Wenger made some changes from the side that performed so poorly against Napoli with Bacary Sagna, Nacho Monreal, Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott returning to the side.

In the wake of the Gunners debacle against Manchester City, listed below are Gooner Daily’s ratings for Arsenal’s disappointing lot;

Wojciech Szczesny: Some would say that he was blameless for the hatful of goals he conceded but receiving six goals is a testament of how poorly Arsenal’s defending fared as he wasn’t offered any protection from his rearguard. 5/10

Bacary Sagna: The French defender did well to pass his fitness test to play the game but besides his assist for Per Mertesacker, Sagna had a bad day in…

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Great words from a friend. -Uchivelli

The Life and Times of a Psalmist


It was a cold night (5th of December 2013), I came home very tired after a very busy day. It must have been about midnight when my phone rang loudly, waking me up from a very deep sleep. It was my good friend -Oghene, so I picked up, barely hearing his voice…he said “ Hey Velli, whats up?, Mandela has passed on!, its on CNN…” I managed to mutter “ thanks bro” in a very drowsy voice as I ended the call. A light wave of some sort went through my entire body like an electric shock as I realized what I just heard…. I couldn’t believe it at first…I checked my twitter and facebook accounts on my phone and to my greatest shock, tributes to Madiba were already flooding in. I rushed to the sitting room, switched on the telly……and on CNN, there it was….a repeat broadcast of President…

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The Things That Stop You Dreaming…

Well if you can’t get what you love
You learn to love the things you’ve got
If you can’t be what you want
You learn to be the things you’re not
If you can’t get what you need
You learn to need the things that stop you dreaming
All the things that stop you dreaming…



The Things That Stop You Dreaming by Passenger on All The Little Lights Album