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Layth Yousif

Sabotaging since 3 Mar 2013

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Football

Check Out Ace New Art Exhibition, Operation Arsenal Art

One-off originals, a raffle, brilliant artwork – what more could you possibly want?

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Why Have Arsenal Made Us Feel As If We’ve Gone Backwards?

We’re so close to becoming a major player in English football once more but we haven’t strengthened. Again.

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An Arsenal Fan’s Guide To The Last 10 Tottenham Managers

On derby day, here’s a guide to the pre-Sherwood managerial era at White Hart Lane, from the perspective of an Arsenal fan. There’s certainly a pattern developing….

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Travel

Meeting The Ghosts Of The My Lai Massacre

45 years since the slaughter the infamous spot remains a difficult place to visit…

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Arsene Wenger: 50 Defining Fixtures – Arsenal v Sheffield Weds 17th September 1996

The games that shaped the biggest club in London.

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Music

Inspiral Carpets’ Martin Walsh On Moyes, John Cooper Clarke and ‘Cool As F**k’ Tees

With the Inspiral Carpets releasing a new single Spitfire in August and a new album in September, Sabotage Times thought it a good time to catch with the legendary Manchester band and their bassist and all round top bloke Martyn Walsh.

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Football

Arsenal Legend Sol Campbell: “Our Best Chance Of A Trophy Was Euro 2004″

Ahead of the World Cup, we sat down with former England defender Sol Campbell for a chat about his tournament experiences…

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Arsenal Fan: 10 Things I Miss About Highbury

Seven years on and even a trophy in the bag now, but there are still things I miss about Arsenal’s old home ground…

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Arsenal Legend Sol Campbell On Banter, Growing Up & Racism

The ex-England footballer tells us what spurred him on to become one of the sought-after defenders on the planet…

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David Rocastle: A Love Letter To A Gentleman & An Arsenal Legend

13 years ago today Rocky passed away. As a kid he embodied everything I loved about The Arsenal…

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Film

Oliver Reed On The West End: Rob Crouch On The Great Actor/Drinker

We caught up with the man tackling Ollie Reed on the West End next week to find out what he really thought about one of the arts’ most legendary characters…

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Arsenal: Forget The Champions League, Let’s Focus On The Cup

The Gunners must prioritise their FA Cup clash with the Toffees over a probable Champions League exit in Munich as their trophy drought continues…

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Travel

Adventures In The Worst Hotel In Hanoi

“The best place around” he said “But not too good….”

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Football

Arsenal: The Ox Was Great But Our Elitist Fans Need To Stop Turning On Each Other

It might only be a relatively small section of our support but the snooty superiority of elitist Gooners took the edge off another fine performance…

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Arsenal: No Shame In Scrapping Our Way Through Bad Form To The Title

I always say you can judge a winning team on the reactions of their bench and if ours are anything to go by, we’re going to be just fine…

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Arsenal: We’re Title Contenders Again – Are You Watching Hleb, Song & RVP?

Five months ago the atmosphere around Arsenal was toxic, now we’re genuine title contenders with a promising future ahead.

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Patrick Barclay Interview: Arsenal, The World Cup & The Pain Of Jordi Cruyff

We caught up exclusively with the football writer to talk Herbert Chapman, the pains of interviewing Jordi Cruyff and why Germany might win it in Brazil…

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Arsenal: Title Doubters Are Wrong But We Should Fear Our Weakened Squad v Spurs

The character and fight shown by the Gunners over the festive season would’ve even made old Herbert Chapman proud but fielding a weakened side vs. Spurs could be costly…

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Arsenal’s Best Italian Jobs

As Arsenal take on a formidable looking Napoli side tonight, one die-hard Arsenal fan reminisces about the Gooners’ five best European nights in the club’s history.

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Piebury Corner: An Ode To Arsenal’s Cult Pie Shop

Napoli fans smashed up the much beloved pie shop before October’s game. Here’s why you should go…

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Arsenal: Murphy’s Bull**** MOTD Claims Show How Far It’s Fallen

The BBC’s Spurs stooges set out to belittle Arsenal but can do nothing to take the shine off of our resounding Prem performance so far…

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Travel

The Bus From Hue to Hoi An: Beauty, Poverty & Prostitution In Vietnam

“It was dark as we passed through the cyclo-filled streets of Danang… A neon lit City with palm trees near the sea marked by a sense of decrepitude…”

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Arsenal Fans: Love Winning Ugly & Laugh At West Ham’s Allardici

Arsenal’s title credentials were boosted by a smooth win over Southampton, helped in no little part by Artur Boruc doing an awful Lionel Messi impression…

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Travel

Chaos & Communist Flags On The Hanoi Autobahn

Knackered, hanging and lacking patience I landed in Hanoi. But it didn’t take me long to fall in love with the madness…

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Football

Arsenal: Lazy Pundits Need To Shut Up About ‘Tests’, We’re Passing Them

We beat one of the best team’s in the world away from home yet one loss to United and pundits are already sticking the boot in – it’s time to show our support…

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Chris Kamara On Leeds, Missing Speedo & Gatecrashing Vinnie Jones

In the second of our interviews with the Soccer Saturday legend he remembers his time at Leeds, how devastated he was by Speedo’s death and visiting Vinnie in LA…

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Chris Kamara: “Ramsey Player Of Season But Ozil Rescued Arsenal”

Everyone’s favourite pundit opens up on Arsenal, Ronaldo and Messi and why Sepp Blatter is a moron…

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Arsenal: Dortmund Brilliant, Now To Thrash The Little Boy In RVP

Defending deep & attacking with flair Arsenal fully deserved the win, now for the traitor…

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Sport

The Football Pink: The Future Of Sports Journalism

In ten years, half of the jobs in sports journalism could be ones which haven’t been invented yet; The Football Pink is one such revolutionary publication.

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Arsenal: Liverpool’s Back 3 Made It Easy, But Beware Feb 2008

I thought Rodgers was gracious in defeat and I think that they will finish above Spurs, but a back three against one striker and three creative midfielders? Madness…

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Arsenal: If Bendtner Was In A Supermarket He’d Be 18 Months Out Of Date

I hate losing Chelsea with every fibre of my being, but when they’ve got a £250 million bench and we’ve got the last samurai up top what do you expect?

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Arsenal: Hansen’s Laughable Analysis Was A Disgrace To Football

A committed and energetic Crystal Palace performance and some moments of class from Arsenal should have been the talking points, but the windbag soiled it with his nonsense…

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Arsenal: Why Özil’s Brought More Than Just Quality

The magical German was instrumental once more and has brought a new confidence to players, manager and fans. Even Dennis Bergkamp must be impressed…

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England: Great Captain, Lucky Manager, Can England Challenge?

A tremendous performance, squad that looks deeper all the time and emerging talent on the fringes. It will probably end in tears, but you never know…

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Arsenal: It Takes A Heart Of Stone Not To Laugh At Tottenham

Özil was quiet and Wilshere was rubbish before his goal but a hard fought point sets up November’s game with Liverpool perfectly…

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Arsenal: Jose Might Claim We’re ‘Lucky’ But He’s Just Jealous

The Special One has been feeling sorry for himself after his side’s poor start but to suggest that our run of form is anything other than well-deserved is ridiculous…

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Napoli Fans Who Smashed Up Arsenal Pie Shop Are Disgraceful Cowards

It’s one thing going toe-to-toe with a rival firm but smashing up a pie shop full of innocent families is the lowest of the low…

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Food and Drink

Rodells: Watford’s Greatest Restaurant & Well Worth A Trip From London

Watford isn’t renowned as the gastronomic centre of Britain, but with the genre-defying and invariably tasty Rodells, and its charistmatic head chef Mario, that could soon be about to change…

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Arsenal: What Crisis? Spurs In Our Shadow, Jack At His Best – Can We Dream?

We might have plenty of injuries and it’s still early, but despite being here before and counting my chickens I can’t help but dream a little…

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Arsenal: Kroenke’s Backing Of Wenger Was Shallow, Condescending & Ultimately Self-Serving

Our chairman only backed Wenger because we’re back to winning ways but where was Kroenke when we needed him most?

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Nicklas Bendtner: Lightweight, Makeweight, Overweight Or Dead Weight?

It was nice to see Bendtner back – beard, barnet and beer-gut included…

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Arsenal Fan: Özil’s Home Debut Brought Back Memories Of Bergkamp

I blew out a family dinner to catch our new signing’s home debut and I didn’t regret it: Özil’s debut was outstanding and reminded me of a certain Dutchman…

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Arsenal Fans Rejoice At Ramsey’s Form – Madrid Bought The Wrong Welshman

Goals, dynamism and intelligence have been a feature of Rambo’s play this season, and for what he’s had to come through we should salute him…

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Piers Morgan: Who The F*** Appointed You The Arsenal Fan Mouthpiece?

Why does Piers Morgan think he has the right to position himself as the spokesperson for all Arsenal fans? I’ve been going thirty years and I’ve never seen him around the fans once…

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Can The Arsenal Fans Who Slated The Club Post Villa Explain How They Feel Now?

Knee jerk reactionists, these two fingers are for you. One is going in your eye and the other up your arsenal…

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Arsenal Fan: Tottenham’s Walker Is A Liability Who Should Not Go To Brazil

Forget the collective inability to pass to each other, if Kyle Walker is our only alternative to Johnson then we truly are screwed…

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Why Liverpool’s Gerrard & Chelsea’s Lampard Are Now England’s Perfect Pairing

Maligned for years as too similar and incapable of playing together, their new roles at club level show that the ageing pair can form the base for Wilshere and co to tear into opposition…

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Spend: Arsenal £0.Tottenham £110.5m Beating Your Local Rivals: Priceless

Spurs looked incredibly one-paced having three lumps in midfield while Arsenal looked vibrant, with Ramsey and the excellent Cazorla to the fore…

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Arsenal: Law & Gazidis Are Idiots & Wenger’s Behaviour Worrying

How will life appear for Arsenal after the Transfer Deadline? Read on for our glimpse into the future…

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Arsenal: Stuffing Tottenham Today Is More Important Than Ever

With the North London derby today and two vastly contrasting summers, bragging rights will be all the more important for Arsenal fans…

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Sport

Ashes 2013: A Magical Mystery Tour Ruined By The ICC’s Idiocy

I’ve travelled the bars, curry houses and cricket grounds of the country over this glorious summer, only to be left raging against the dying of the light…

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Arsenal: Podolski Should Be Trusted & Wilshere Should Shut His Mouth

Who knows why Wenger doesn’t seem to trust Podolski, he clearly should. And Jack, we love you, but stick to playing football and remember no player is bigger than the club…

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An Arsenal Fan’s Guide to Spurs Season

Despite the fact that I hate them more than anything, I can’t help but worry about Arsenal’s North London rivals…

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Arsenal: It’s Not Giroud’s Fault He’s Only A £10m Striker

Normally the first day of the season is a time full of hope. I’m worried…

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Arsenal’s Wilshere Could Be Our Key To Success And 5 Things We Learnt From England v Scotland

England’s victory last night taught us a few valuable lessons for the future, not least about Rooney, Lambert and Wilshere. Don’t get me started on ITV’s coverage though.

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Sport

5 Things We Learned From England Winning the Ashes Outright At Durham

Stuart Broad’s bowling prowess and more valuable lessons from the Ashes.

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Football

Tottenham Hotspur: As Real Madrid Interest Cools, Why Bale Must Stay At Spurs

Tottenham’s want-away star Gareth Bale may be staying at the north London club as Real Madrid’s interest recedes; Spurs legend Ossie Ardiles is hopeful the Welsh genius will stay at the club.

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Sport

The Ashes: Why England Should Be Pleased Rather Than Triumphant

Retaining The Ashes is one thing, but only a victory in Australia will give this team license to celebrate place themselves amongst the greats…

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Football

Sky Sports’ Johnny Phillips: My Greatest Wolves XI

Not many people know the Sky Sports reporter and Liverpudlian is a die-hard Wolverhampton Wanders supporter. We do though, so we asked him for his best Xl…

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Why Rooney Doesn’t Fit Arsenal’s DNA, But Higuain Would Be Perfect

With Arsenal heavily linked to the Argentine forward it’s time to say goodbye to the Rooney to Arsenal rumours…

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Travel

Back To The Future At Le Cong Kieu Street Market

The second hand market that specialises in War souvenirs from Vietnam in Le Cong Kieu is not all that it seems…

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Arsenal: Forget Fellaini, Sod Rooney, Let’s Bring Cesc Home & Win The League

Why Arsenal fans should be more than happy to welcome back Cesc Fabregas to The Emirates.

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Wayne Rooney: Please Arsenal, Don’t Sign United’s Lazy Reject

Wenger has said he’s interested and Gazidis has said the money is there, but the Rooney we’d get has no love for football and has been consumed by ego…

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Sport

England v Brazil: Phil Jones Is More Duncan Goodhew & Other Observations

The Man Utd signing was left chasing shadows, ITV need to up their game, but Brazil don’t look like world beaters either.

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England v New Zealand: Never Mind The Aussies… Here’s The Kiwis

A two test series against New Zealand may not be everyone’s idea of setting the pulse racing but for those in the know it promises to be a cracking, if truncated, battle for an experienced but tough England side against a team most certainly on the up.

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Arsenal Memories: Watching Henry Destroy Spurs From A Bar Brawl In Hanoi

I stumbled into a bar to watch the North London Derby in Vietnam and while people brawled with pool cues and managed to see the goal that led to a Thierry Henry statue…

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