Arsenal 3 -1 Plymouth: Van Persie 47, Gray 50 og, Duguid 53, Van Persie 85. Highlights here.
Arsenal put themselves through to a 4th Round tie at Ninian Park in the FA Cup after a 3 – 1 victory over Plymouth.
The first half was all Arsenal, but to little effect. We had few shots on goal and the possesion we had didn’t have an impact. It was good to see Ramsey play, I thought he had a good game, Gunnerblog has a few points about him here.
The second half started with a bang, two Arsenal goals, RVP got the first from a corner and then a Gray own goal just minutes later.
Plymouth came back with a goal and their 8,500 fans went mental. It was quite refreshing to see some more enthusiatic support in the Emirates this season. The sombreros went flying through the air to shouts of ole! when Vela came on, and to good effect.
Our third goal was deserved, RVP attempted a lob, the keeper deflected it, and RVP went round him to put the ball in off the underside of the bar.
In other news, all is quiet on the transfer front, but Walcott’s agent claims Theo is frustrated that Arsenal have not continued contract talks started in November. He still has 18 months remaining, but it would be sad to lose another player on a free.
4 thoughts on “Arsenal 3 – 1 Plymouth Highlights. Cardiff next in the FA Cup & Walcott’s contract frustration”
I agree with most of your thoughts and nice to see some of the youngsters in action – Bendtner was getting a lot of stick in my section – Thought Nasri played a blinder
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I read about the Walcott situation online – astonishing. Along with Van Persie and Fabregas, Walcott is a gem whose contract would surely get the highest priority.
It’s just his agent doing his job. Of course Arsenal want to keep him, but his agent probably wants to put pressure on arsenal to get more money and put the wheels into motion.
I’m sure it will get sorted, its just the way football works!
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