Fulham 0-1 Arsenal

The nature of the result isn't what's important here, quite frankly. For the record, it was Jose Antonio Reyes who lifted us to victory at Craven Cottage, continuing his progress in adjusting to life in the EPL. That said, the important thing is that Arsenal is exactly 90 minutes away from completing a top-division English season unbeaten, something that hasn't been done since Preston North End did it in the late 1890s or so (keep in mind that Preston's season was much shorter...I think it may have been 20 or 24 matches).

Looking back on the season, it's amazing that even a side as good as this one can accomplish what Arsenal have (almost) done. Some of it is luck, some of it is an amazing group of players in both skill and chemistry, and most of it is the fact that we have arguably one of the best managers who has ever drawn breath. The only thing standing in our way is already-relegated Leicester City at home next weekend. It won't be the walkover everyone thinks it will be -- the already-dead sides have a habit of achieving fantastic results just by sheer effort and desire to go out on a high. However, I can't see this Arsenal team not getting at least a draw against the Foxes...especially at home.

So, let me get this straight. Arsenal are already the champions, and just may do so unbeaten for the entire season. Glasgow Celtic are the champions, and could (and should) win the Scottish Cup as well. Ajax Amsterdam strolled to the Dutch Eridivise championship. The Metrostars just may have their best chance to win silverware ever this season. The Canadiens are steadily improving, and are worthy of the CH that they wear on their chests now. The Giants and Lakers...well...errr....yeah. Still, even with those two downers, YES PLEASE. Give me this year again next year!


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