Our tour of renewing old acquaintances continues today, as we head back to the Emirates Stadium and the scene of our feckless final game in our last ill-fated Premier League campaign.
After only managing to catch the second half of our first game back in the Premier League since 2016 for being in Bulgaria – and funnily enough the half we got battered in our opening weekend loss to Spurs – I had hoped to watch the full ninety against The Cherries. A flight home knackered that one. Step 1: Land in Manchester, Step 2: flight mode immediately OFF, Step 3: Score Centre app, Step 4: Pissed off for the rest of the day. Imagine my sheer effing disappointment when I remembered I had agreed to work the 23rd August on the North side of Leeds; Friday night football at home on the couch then.
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Coming into the game, 84 previous games were split equally with Aston Villa and Leeds United both winning 28 along with 28 draws – Kemar Roofe’s last-minute effort assured Leeds would add one to their tally…