The FA’s treatment of VAR is ridiculous; they need to implement it wherever possible.

An underdog’s story is special. The ability to beat the odds and shock the system is always an intriguing narrative to unravel. However, due to the FA’s incompetency about VAR, Swansea City were unable to experience their own triumphant tale last weekend.

I, for one, am a big advocate of the implementation of VAR. It does not slow the game down significantly, nor is it the end of football as we know it. If bringing in more technology, like VAR, to make the game fairer results in my favoured team losing more often, so be it. I’d rather see my team lose fairly than see my team win by cheating.

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Arsenal Watch: Eddie Nketiah

19-year-old forward Eddie Nketiah made his fifth appearance for Arsenal today as the Gunners faced Blackpool in the third round of the FA Cup. The Englishman has featured regularly in senior training for the Gunners and was awarded his third senior appearance for the club, this season, in his preferred position as a striker.

Going into the game, Arsenal manager Unai Emery opted for a 4-2-3-1 formation as opposed to the 3-4-2-1 system that was utilised midweek in the 4-1 victory versus Fulham in the Premier League. In regards to the Gunners’ attack, Aaron Ramsey was positioned in the traditional “number 10” role and was accompanied by Alex Iwobi and Ainsley Maitland-Niles on the flanks. As previously mentioned, Nketiah was positioned at the very front of the team in attack.

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My 5 Most Anticipated Video Games for 2019

There are only a few days left of 2018 and it’s fair to say the year has been fantastic for gaming. Throughout the year, a number of phenomenal titles were released
including Red Dead Redemption 2, Celeste, and also Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Considering how amazing 2018 has been for the industry, a lot of iconic titles and perhaps even some major announcements may be required during the course of 2019 if the year is going to be looked back on in future as superior to 2017 and 2018, respectively.

With 2019 just around the corner, there are a number of great games that are scheduled for release that I’m looking forward to. With that being said, the following piece looks at the five video games that I am anticipating the most for 2019. This isn’t exactly surprising, but this blog post is purely made up of my own opinions, so chances are you’ll agree and disagree with some of my choices.

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