Oh how they laughed. Those clad
in red and white on the final day of the Premier League season had to hold
their sides as they laughed harder and harder with every Newcastle goal that
flew in at St James’ Park on Sunday.
strengthened their chances of a top three finish with a 2-2 draw away to
Manchester City on Sunday.
The Gunners knew that a loss
would have severely dented their hopes of avoiding the dreaded qualification
round for next season’s Champions League and therefore were happy to come away
from the Etihad with a share of the spoils.
The Emirates Stadium witnessed
Thursday night football for the first time as Arsenal welcomed West Brom to
North London in a rearranged league match which saw a large number of seats
left empty as the apathy around the club becomes more and more palpable with