Benwyatt1

Thomas Wachtel

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I'm the manager of The Short Fuse, SB Nation's Arsenal blog. I also write for Amazin' Avenue, SB Nation's Mets blog. Generally I watch a lot of sports, and talk about them here and on Twitter.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB New York Mets
  • NBA Indiana Pacers
  • NFL Indianapolis Colts
  • NCAAB Indiana Hoosiers
  • NHL New York Islanders
  • FIFA USA, Germany
  • EPL Arsenal
  • MLS Portland Timbers
  • Serie A Inter Milan, Napoli
  • Soccer Borussia Dortmund
  • La Liga Real Sociedad
  • General Pittsburgh Steelers
Recent Activity
yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay for The Short Fuse
Commented on The Mets fan's guide to picking a European soccer club on Jul 30 2014, 11:22a - 1 reply
Levy is famous for trying to get the most out of every transfer in or out
Commented on Schneiderlin Will Not Be Sold, Say Soton on Jul 30 2014, 10:22a
I actually missed one
Commented on Schneiderlin Will Not Be Sold, Say Soton on Jul 30 2014, 9:59a
the main reason is that he offers very little in all phases of the game aside from the final third
Commented on Olivier Giroud Offered, May Have Accepted New Contract on Jul 30 2014, 9:44a - 1 reply
he's such a weird player
Commented on Olivier Giroud Offered, May Have Accepted New Contract on Jul 30 2014, 9:42a
yeah, I totally agree, and that's why I don't want to sell him
Commented on Olivier Giroud Offered, May Have Accepted New Contract on Jul 30 2014, 9:35a - 1 reply
he really wasn't that bad at first
Commented on The Continuing Sad Saga of Andre Santos Continues on Jul 29 2014, 4:11p - 1 reply
not really, maybe a little
Commented on Olivier Giroud Offered, May Have Accepted New Contract on Jul 29 2014, 3:48p - 1 reply
(I also want to add that people were *not* being nice about it, which is why that whole thing sucked)
Commented on Arsenal announce Calum Chambers transfer on Jul 29 2014, 3:26p
supposedly he's taken Dortmund out of his Twitter bio or something
Commented on Carl Jenkinson Reportedly To Be Loaned To Reportedly Soon To Be Managerless West Ham on Jul 29 2014, 3:24p - 1 reply
I don't think Podolski is of the Podolski tier, but that wasn't your question
Commented on Olivier Giroud Offered, May Have Accepted New Contract on Jul 29 2014, 2:27p - 2 replies
is this a really subtle /Marriner'd joke?
Commented on Schneiderlin Will Not Be Sold, Say Soton on Jul 29 2014, 1:06p - 2 replies
what I meant was I wasn't sure if this was planned, and I was told about it over the weekend and didn't see it
Commented on Schneiderlin Will Not Be Sold, Say Soton on Jul 29 2014, 12:15p
I'm really not sure what's up with that
Commented on Schneiderlin Will Not Be Sold, Say Soton on Jul 29 2014, 12:01p - 4 replies
yep
Commented on Arsenal announce Calum Chambers transfer on Jul 29 2014, 11:38a
they wear each other's stuff in training all the time
Commented on Arsenal announce Calum Chambers transfer on Jul 29 2014, 11:37a
here's the thing I wrote on Carvalho
Commented on Arsenal announce Calum Chambers transfer on Jul 29 2014, 11:36a
Tony Leen reported on Alexis Sanchez about a month before everyone else
Commented on Arsenal announce Calum Chambers transfer on Jul 29 2014, 11:34a
for the record
Commented on Arsenal announce Calum Chambers transfer on Jul 29 2014, 11:18a - 1 reply
well, he could always leave if Pochettino does
Commented on Arsenal announce Calum Chambers transfer on Jul 29 2014, 11:09a
no, Walcott was later because the negotiations ran longer
Commented on Carl Jenkinson Reportedly To Be Loaned To Reportedly Soon To Be Managerless West Ham on Jul 29 2014, 9:48a - 1 reply
nothing necessarily means anything, honestly
Commented on Carl Jenkinson Reportedly To Be Loaned To Reportedly Soon To Be Managerless West Ham on Jul 29 2014, 9:47a - 1 reply
David Ospina signs for Arsenal
Posted on Jul 27 2014, 8:04a
No worries!
Commented on Report: Schneiderlin will cost over £27m on Jul 26 2014, 11:52a
No Subject
Commented on Spendy Wednesday: Nine Million For Nani Edition on Jul 24 2014, 5:02p - 2 replies
I think I'm like, the Enforcer or something.
Commented on Per Mertesacker: Season Review on Jul 24 2014, 4:55p - 1 reply
I've been wrong before
Commented on Per Mertesacker: Season Review on Jul 24 2014, 4:53p - 1 reply
Which part?
Commented on Thierry Henry will not play for Arsenal on Saturday on Jul 24 2014, 4:50p
we don't
Commented on Thierry Henry will not play for Arsenal on Saturday on Jul 24 2014, 4:47p - 2 replies
in another life, yes
Commented on Arsenal Player Reviews: Nicklas Bendtner on Jul 23 2014, 4:47p
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