Thanks to both of you, The FM Rookie
, Glad to have some dedicated readers on here, is what keeps the story alive and going. Too bad about the links, maybe I'll put out a save from where I am at now, maybe... maybe...
The year of the cups!
First lets deal with the disappointment, the Champions League
didn't go close to what I expected this season. The teams inability to be dangerous in front of goal in certain matches doomed crucial in this competition witch saw me sent out early after the group stages. The positive to bring from this will be the group stage where goals were scored and points were harvested.
Losing against Panathinaikos felt like a blow below the belt, and with it being on penalties didn't really surprise me much with my teams for on penalty shootouts, not exactly a great performance if i may put it like that.
Now lets move on to the Carling Cup
, here we have some more success to talk of, even with a slow start with just going trough against Preston after scoring a goal in extra time to pull the team trough.
Manchester United 1-3
A magnificent win for the gunners! taking the Carling Cup trophy home after running over Manchester United in the final, a true feeling of awesomeness to beat them, the main rivals throughout my whole campaign. Not much time for celebrating since we are jumping over to the next cup results.
The last and final cup is the FA Cup
, the cup with the biggest glory in England. A tough games were fought on the pitch here as well with sides like Tottenham
and Manchester City having to step aside for Arsenal to gun trough. Manchester City was the tough team to beat this time around bringing it all the way to a penalty shootout where Neymar took the decisive 7th penalty missing the target by hitting the post.
Arsenal 3-0 Tottenham
Manchester City 1-1p
The double! Yet another domestic cup trophy is brought back home to Emirates Stadium, making it two trophies this season. With this I would like to say that the teams season goal is complete with last season ending in zero trophies. A big leap with youngsters showing what they can do and that they deserve being in the squad.
Soon the league will be determined, stay tuned for the thriller!