Well, this is nice, isn’t it? This time last year we had just come off a run of four defeats. Zero points out of a possible twelve. Remember what that was like? The relentless misery of losing week after week, not just to teams near the top of the table like Arsenal, but distinctly average teams like Leicester and Fulham.
What happened next was possibly even more damaging. We beat Liverpool, averting the potential sacking of Jesse Marsch ahead of the World Cup break and sending us spiralling into the tailspin that resulted in us dropping out of the top flight.
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