Mozart has heart: understanding Arsenal player Tomas Rosicky

Editor’s Note: This is a special piece submitted by a guest writer (Michael Schreiber) that GOA is proud to post.

This piece analyzes the role and importance of Tomas Rosicky.  The Czech international has had an injury-plagued five years at Arsenal, but he seems fit and ready to prove his worth in 2010-2011.  This piece discusses 1) his journey to the Emirates, 2) his role at Emirates, and 3) his value to the club.

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Ramsey’s injury is the fault of the greedy and incompetent FA

I’m angry.  Really angry.  Ramsey is just a kid.  His career is threatened and I really feel bad for him.  What’s really pissing me off is that we could foresee Ramsey’s injury happening to an Arsenal player this season.  And the fault entirely rests on the FA and the refs.  This wasn’t a case of Shawcross behaving badly, this was the culmination of xenophobia combined with the cult of the profit that has allowed horrid officiating to continue in the EPL.  And now we have a young man who’s career might never be the same because of hate, ineptitude and greed. Continue reading

does italy know this is a friendly?

RVP injury is opportunity knocking on the pitch.

It’s the end of the world as we know it. / It’s the end of the world as we know it. / It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fiiiiiiiiiiiinnnnnnnnnnnne!

Let’s be honest, as Arsenal fans we were all waiting for the axe to drop.  That’s just the way it is.  And we should have known it would be RVP.  He’s just started to really do well; he’s had injury problems in the past; and, he was playing in a game that didn’t matter, so of course it was him.

Now we have to hear the doomsday pronouncements.  Even the Pundit has already jumped into the transfer fray –Gourcoff?  Alas, I worry the Pundit’s love of French food and wine may have gone too far.  I jest I jest.  But seriously, Gourcoff is more of a midfield type player.

But I’m going to buck the trend here and say RVP’s injury may, just may, turn out to be a blessing in disguise.  Hear me out.

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