Arsenal Singapore Newsletter, 21 October 2020


Greetings Gooners!

There was no Partey last weekend as we lost 1 nil to Man City! Despite the result, the team played so much better this time round compared to the previous seasons. I felt that we made so much improvement that we could have won the match or at least drew with City. But then again, City was also missing some of their key players. In any case, it was a close call between the master and his disciple. Our new signing, Thomas, made a short cameo in the game and his introduction did not leave any considerable impact to the outcome. After 5 matches, it’s 3 wins and 2 losses in the Premier League for Arsenal. With more matches, I hope the team gradually improves in time to come and battle for the title. #trusttheprocess

There were several surprising results last weekend though. My favourite one had to be the last-minute scorcher from Lanzini. I shouted with joy when that happened. Oh yes, I watch the live matches whenever I can and not just Arsenal games. Villa and Everton remain unbeaten so far. As I’ve predicted previously, this will be an interesting season for all EPL fans! And it’s gotten more interesting with Ozil out of the squad and has issued a ‘dramatic’ statement to his fans. How will Arsenal respond to that?     

It is the start of European games this week. Arsenal plays away to Rapid Vienna on Friday, 23 October 2020 at 12.55 am. Following this, the team hosts Leicester City for a Premier League match on Monday, 26 October 2020 at 3.15 am. COYG!  

On a less serious note, a member asked me last week, if someone had proof-read my newsletters. I replied that the first lady would do so, if she’s not busy. Most of the time, I was just careless, relying on the prompts from the computer. Each week, I try my best to write an interesting newsletter, and it is not an easy task man. My main aim is to garner some form of reactions from the members, be it a smile, a smirk, some satisfaction, etc., after reading it. I am no editor but I endeavour to give the best I can. So, thank you Kevin Tan Tze Wee, for the comments and the reactions. For those who do not know him, he is the best emcee Arsenal Singapore ever have! You will see more of him in the Club’s future events.

At the moment, the Club has 288 registered members. I hope you have received the exclusively designed ‘bruised banana’ membership cards. If not, the cards are still being processed and will be mailed to you in due course. Also, there are many members that have yet to renew their memberships. We are still accepting renewals for now. So quickly do so or you will miss out on the Club’s exciting events planned for this season.  

The Club is looking for members that can assist us to do simple, ad-hoc graphic works. If you think you can support the Club, please email to indicate your interest.   

Club’s News

Crown Sports: Purchase Arsenal jerseys (home and away) at special rate and obtain 20% discount on other sporting goods (except sale/promotional items). There’s still no news on the re-stock of the third kit. Present your membership card or if you have not received your new membership card, the payment receipt from PayPal/Arsenal Sg, when making purchase(s).

Meet-the-Member initiative: Share a photo of yourself in any Arsenal kit, answer the questionnaire attached and email to with your name and membership number to earn participation points.

The Legends Club : TLC provides their members with discount offers at Penny Black, Le Noir, Muddy Murphy’s, Sahara, the Exchange, Mogambo and Aris Studio, as well as their TLC online merchandise store and others. The annual membership subscription, exclusively for our members, is $15 (originally USD15). Do consider signing up, as TLC organises events with legendary football players! When registering via, click on the button ‘Have a Coupon’ and enter ASSC to get the discounted rate.

Have a great week ahead!

Victoria Concordia Crescit,

Arsenal Singapore

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