It comes as a surprise to many fans around the football world, including fans of the club, that Arsenal are still scaling the heights of the Premier League summit. One major reason for this is the quite magnificent partnership that has formed between Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny in the centre of defence that just continues to thrive. The duo have now gone the […] READ MORE
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Arsenal: Deadly December, or the Stuff of Dreams?
So the final whistle blows at The Emirates Stadium to bring to an end a truly enthralling contest between two of the best footballing teams in the English Premier League in the shape of Arsenal and Everton. In truth, the 1-1 draw was a fair point for both teams and one that neither team should be […] READ MORE
Take Heart Arsenal – It's Not Over Yet
Probably the toughest eight days of Arsenal’s season so far have been and gone and the Gunners have come through it largely unscathed: the only blemish has been Arsenal’s 1-0 defeat at the hands of their old rivals Manchester United. Due to Arsenal’s slide after the “Invincibles” era the rivalry between Manchester United and Arsenal […] READ MORE
Arsenal Up For the Challenge at Old Trafford
Wayne Rooney may have played down Arsenal’s title chances, but it was the Gunners who had the last laugh after the Champions League fixtures. United were quieted in a goalless draw against Sociedad while the current Premier League frontrunners claimed an impressive 1-0 victory at Dortmund. Earlier in the week, Rooney said that Arsenal are […] READ MORE
El Presidente on Arsenal: Medical Tables, Rest and the Armband
Top of the league, top of the Champions League “Group of Death”, yet who amongst us has begun to believe we can actually win either of them, or even a domestic trophy? Well on our day, we are good enough to beat anyone, including Borussia Dortmund, who in my humble opinion we should have done […] READ MORE
Arsenal 2013-2014 Preview
Yes, baby, it’s back…. the Arsenal and the rest of the Premiership are ready to kick off the 2013-14 season. So as the boredom of the summer football break comes to an end and the last few Pre-season games being played, it’s time to preview take stock of what Arsenal FC’s season might look like. […] READ MORE
Arsenal Sitting on the Premiership Summit
It’s been a long time coming as we again sit proudly perched on the English Premiership summit! Man, I love the sound of that. I love the thought of staring down at on our rivals with pride after our fourth straight Premiership win and 7th win in all competitions after a solid, yet unspectacular victory, against Stoke. […] READ MORE
Is the Arsenal Squad Good Enough to Win Trophies?
Much like the rest of Gooner-land, I’m still buzzing from Mesut Özil’s brilliant debut and that oh so sexual first touch (oh baby) prior to setting up Olivier Giroud to smash home the opener. It really was what football dreams are made of…. Anyway, back to reality! Now is time to take stock and following the […] READ MORE
North London is as Red as Ever
1-nil to the Arsenal. Let that percolate a minute… The magnificent Arsenal victory over Spurs brings back plenty of joyous memories of former glories – it certainly was a fantastic win. Get in, you beauty! Many media and critics have written off Arsene Wenger and his Gooners team before a ball was even kicked, and […] READ MORE
Who do Arsenal Really Need?
Four days ago, Arsene Wenger said that following Arsenal’s 3-0 victory over Fernebahce that Arsenal’s transfer window had begun. As you may or may not know, the transfer window actually opens on the 1st of July and clubs have the whole of June to tie up negotiations before unveiling the players in July. During the […] READ MORE