The Olivier Giroud Situation

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All of Arsène Wenger’s title-winning teams at Arsenal, as well as George Graham’s great 1990-91 side, have had at least four centre-backs and four strikers in their squad. It wasn’t simply a question of quantity which led to their moments of glory, but quality: a title-winning team needs four high-quality central defenders and centre-forwards, and […] READ MORE


Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Pop Music, and Turnkey Solutions

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Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik; all three have decided to try it on their own, and all three still are incredibly similar. It’s not that all pop music sounds the same, it’s that it is the same. In 2011 the comedy-music troupe Axis of Awesome released a music video for their cult-hit Four Chord […] READ MORE


The Wenger Out Brigade Were Not “Right All Along”

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Perhaps the most infamous of all the “Wenger Out Brigade”, Piers Morgan, proudly announced today that he has wanted Arsenal’s longest-serving manager to leave the club for eight years, hinting that this season’s failure to make the top four and the consistent disappointments in the Champions League in that time have proved him to be […] READ MORE


How the Arsenal Cycle Became Less and Less Enjoyable

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Countless articles which state the obvious about the current situation at Arsenal have been written: about how the fans are allegedly more fickle than anyone else in football; about how the club is in a seemingly never-ending cycle of what is deemed to be ‘failure’; about what needs to be done to solve all the […] READ MORE



Arsenal’s Away Woes Against “Big” Clubs Don’t Exist

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After Arsenal‘s 2-1 defeat at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, much fuss was made about a particular winless streak for the Gunners. They have not defeated a “big club” on the road since January of 2015, when they beat Manchester City 2-0. Beating major teams on the road is never an easy thing to do. […] READ MORE


Manchester City vs Arsenal: The Keys to Victory for Both Teams

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Manchester City face off against Arsenal in a major clash in the title race this Sunday. Both Arsène Wenger and Pep Guardiola will be keen to capture all three points, and these keys will give them the victory. Keys for Manchester City After a routine victory against Watford, Guardiola’s men have a tough match-up ahead of them at the […] READ MORE


Essential Notes from the Arsenal Home Win to Southampton

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From Kevin Brown, Last Word On Football In an important match for both sides, both Arsenal and Southampton went for the win in an exciting match. It was Arsenal who came out on top, defeating Southampton 2-1 in stoppage time. Essential Notes from the Arsenal Home Win to Southampton Lackluster Start Arsenal came out poorly against Southampton on […] READ MORE


Make No Mistake, Jack Wilshere’s Arsenal Career Is Over

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By Matthew Roller (Senior Editor), Lastwordonfootball.com 16th February, 2011. A night etched into the memory of any Arsenal fan. The world’s best side at the time, and eventual Champions League winners that season, went to the Emirates unbeaten in the tournament and on a run of 21 consecutive La Liga fixtures without a loss. The Catalans […] READ MORE


Arsenal Announce Shkodran Mustafi Deal

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Arsenal have announced the signing of Valencia central defender Shkodran Mustafi in a deal worth around £35 million. The German international has joined on a long term deal and strengthens Arsene Wenger‘s defensive options after long term injures to Per Mertesacker and Gabriel. Arsenal Announce Shkodran Mustafi Deal Mustafi joins hours after Arsenal confirmed a […] READ MORE