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Amy Lawrence

Amy Lawrence

    Young Gunners taste the big time
    Young Gunners taste the big time
    As it happens, Arsenal beat Bayern Munich 2-0 a few hours before Petr Cech, Olivier Giroud, Mesut Özil and the rest began to etch out a result of...
    No end to the anguish of Arsène
    No end to the anguish of Arsène
    Way, way back, at the start of Arsène Wenger’s first full season with Arsenal, a side that would win the Premier League and FA Cup double come the...
    Premier League 2015-16 preview No 1: Arsenal
    Premier League 2015-16 preview No 1: Arsenal
    Predicted position: Third
    Del Bosque's standing is damaged
    Del Bosque's standing is damaged
    The apology, from an experienced professor of football watching his world champions go home early with a wooden spoon, was delivered with galling...
    The most competitive English Premier League ever?
    The most competitive English Premier League ever?
    It has been 13 years since the English Premier League was so congested, with such a large cluster of hopeful teams elbowing each other to make sure...
    Malouda's remedy for French malady
    Malouda's remedy for French malady
    As far as most people on the planet with an interest in football are concerned, one image crystallises the previous World Cup final. It is the...
    Is there method to Maradona's madness?
    Is there method to Maradona's madness?
    There is only one man in the history of football who has achieved what Diego Maradona craves from the weeks ahead in South Africa. Franz Beckenbauer is the sole World Cup-winning captain who went on to lead his country to the game's summit as a coach. The urbane German wrote a unique...
    Blues go for bust
    Blues go for bust
    Not so long ago Clairefontaine, the peaceful chateau that is home to the French national team, resembled a sanctuary for its residents.
    Arsenal's 'Beast' carries his burden with ease
    Arsenal's 'Beast' carries his burden with ease
    "Sometimes I'm amazed with European clubs -- they spend fortunes on ordinary players just because they're Brazilian."
    Madness of the Anglo transfer duty
    Madness of the Anglo transfer duty
    The ability to win gracefully ought to be less troublesome a skill than losing with dignity. Recently, however, we witnessed an act of spectacular...
    Milan struggle to keep up
    Milan struggle to keep up
    "If Milan are what we saw tonight, then it's total darkness, as we were awful."
    What does this Frenchman know about football?
    What does this Frenchman know about football?
    Amy Lawrence lists some of the ways in which Arsène Wenger has changed English football during his decade at Arsenal