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Arsenal vs. Wigan Athletic

Emirates

24/11/07

3 pm

Bruce to Watch from Stands

Steve Bruce will watch his new club take on Arsenal from the stands as he will only take up the reigns officially at Wigan Athletic on Monday

It may be a blessing in disguise and give Bruce the opportunity to assess his new players without being too involved as the Latics attempt to end a run of 6 league defeats

Arsenal are sitting on top of the Premiership, a position that the Latics held briefly early this season before the run of defeats saw them fall down the table

Arsene Wenger will be urging his players to be prepared for a tough game tomorrow with the Wigan players trying to impress their new boss and Latics always seem to give the Gunners a game

Arsenal are unbeaten in 19

Arsenal Team News:

Arsenal will be missing key players Robin van Persie, Cesc Fabregas, Hleb, Flamini, Diaby and Gilberto

Arsenal (from): Almunia, Sagna, Toure, Gallas, Clichy, Eboue, Denilson, Diarra, Rosicky, Walcott, Adebayor, Lehmann, Bendtner, Song, Hoyte, Traore, Eduardo, Randall.

Player to watch: Walcott

Young pretender and Englands future, fast, skillful and an eye for goal

Wigan Athletic Team News:

Heskey back to fitness allows him a place on the bench

Wigan (from): Kirkland, Melchiot, Granqvist, Bramble, Kilbane, Brown, Scharner, Skoko, Koumas, Sibierski, Bent, Aghahowa, Boyce, Cotterill, Hall, Olembe, Taylor,Heskey, Pollitt.

Player to watch: Landzaat

Stunning goal last season, Denny will be hoping he can manage a repeat

Match Facts & Stats

Last season

Arsenal 2 Latics 1

Match Prediction:

Heart says 2-1 Arsenal

Head says 3-0 Arsenal

Next Fixtures:

Latics Vs Man City

Saturday December 1st 2007




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Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 23 2007

Time: 6:31PM

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Be nice welcome for Brucie if we could snatch a draw
worbo
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23/11/2007 18:37:00

Expect to see several young arsenal players join yourselves on loan & maybe some permanently over the next couple of years. Steve Bruce & Arsene have a great working relationship & get on very well, so that should work well for you boys!! Hope its a good game tomorrow although I still want a big win as we need to keep up our goal difference to stay top ahead of man utd.
Ashburton Gooner
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23/11/2007 19:46:00

Where's Simone when you need her?
number6
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23/11/2007 21:04:00

You've got to be *****ting me.. Wigan get a draw? In fifa 08 amatuer mode perhaps.
-Kha0z-
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24/11/2007 03:45:00

Who's saying it will be a draw? Trying reading worbo's post again, this time properly.
number6
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24/11/2007 10:06:00

i hope you guys stay up, cuz i like you people and your club a lot and the way you play football, but i just want us to get three points cuz we need it more than you guys..
luckys_10
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24/11/2007 11:29:00

Good luck - I have a feeling you might need it!
merlin
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24/11/2007 15:12:00

he must have drawn some encouragement from the sides performance ...........
ernshaw
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30/11/2007 13:18:00

 

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