Why World Cup has impacted on misfiring Arsenal’s poor campaign

Arsene Wenger

Are things so bad? I started writing this before the Hull City game this Saturday. I was expecting an easy three points at home. I was expecting to write an article talking about why everyone is overreacting to the team’s slow start. The two dropped points throws me a curveball, mentally and emotionally, I still […]

Arsenal hero Vieira almost joined Tottenham, claims Redknapp


Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira almost signed for Tottenham, former Spurs boss Harry Redknapp has revealed. Former Gunners favourite Vieira is said to have discussed a proposed move to White Hart Lane with the then N17 manager before deciding to remain in Italy with Inter Milan in 2009. QPR chief Redknapp makes the claim in his […]

Wenger snubbed Bayern’s summer bid for Arsenal ace Ozil

Mesut Ozil

Arsene Wenger reportedly turned down a bid from Bayern Munich for Arsenal star Mesut Ozil this summer. Ozil has failed to fully live up to expectations since his £42million move from Real Madrid. And the Gunners boss is said to have had the chance to offload the Germany playmaker when Bayern inquired about signing him. […]

Wilshere bids to turn in more dazzling displays for Arsenal


Jack Wilshere reckons he is nearing a return to his best form after a run of injuries left him frustrated on the sidelines. Gunners midfielder Wilshere, 22, turned in a decent display in the 2-0 defeat at Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday. And he believes he can improve even more if he can […]

Szczesny vows to help Arsenal bounce back


Wojciech Szczesny has vowed to redouble his efforts to help Arsenal bounce back from the 2-0 Premier League defeat at Chelsea. The loss to the Blues meant the Gunners dropped to eight in the league table and don’t get the chance to battle for more points until next weekend at home to Hull due to […]

Rambo: Danny Welbeck can be goalscoring legend at Arsenal


Danny Welbeck can become a goalscoring legend at Arsenal. Gunners team-mate Aaron Ramsey reckons the England striker can become a fans’ favourite after watching him hit a hat-trick in the 4-1 Champions League triumph over Galatasaray. It means Welbeck, 23, has scored four times in six games following his £16million switch from Manchester United on […]

Gibbs: Hat-trick hero Welbeck is an absolute animal for Arsenal


Arsenal hat-trick hero Danny Welbeck played like an “animal” in the 4-1 demolition of Galatasaray in the Champions League clash last night. That’s according to Gunners team-mate Kieran Gibbs, who believes the England striker’s desire and graft earned him the first treble of his professional career. Left-back Gibbs said: “He was an animal for us. […]

Arsenal ‘dark horse’ for Champions League if Chambers gets new role

Calum Chambers

Arsenal have been tipped as a dark horse to win the Champions League this season IF Arsene Wenger pushes Calum Chambers into midfield. Former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann reckons Chambers, 19, should be given the chance to protect the back four ahead of tonight’s Champions League clash against Galatasaray. Wenger must consider his options in […]

Wenger: My pride at 18 years as Arsenal boss

Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger marks 18 years as the manager of Arsenal tomorrow night when the Gunners host Galatasaray in the Champions League. And ahead of the showdown with the Turkish outfit, the Frenchman has spoken of his pride at being at the helm of the club. He said: “It’s a great honour and privilege to be […]

Wenger hails Waclott return as boost to Arsenal


Theo Walcott’s return to the Arsenal line-up has given the Gunners a boost ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash at home to Southampton. That’s according to manager Arsene Wenger, who believes the speedy winger Walcott’s pace will give his side another dimension when they attack. Walcott has been out of action for two months after […]

Arsenal legend backs Ozil to land Gunners silverware

Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil’s mesmerising talent can thrust Arsenal to end an eight-year trophy drought, says Gunners legend Jens Lehmann. Ozil joined the Gunners in the summer from Real Madrid and immediately gave Arsene Wenger’s side a boost. Since his arrival for £42.5million, Ozil has inspired the Emirates outfit to some fantastic form and memorable victories and […]

Arsenal’s fate now in their own hands


  With Chelsea and Tottenham playing to a 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge on Wed. May 8, Arsenal can now guarantee themselves a spot in next season’s European Champions League by winning their remaining two games. If they do this, they can wrap up at least fourth place in the English Premier League table as […]

Arsenal 1-0 Fulham:Poor performance, great result


The result was a lot better than the performance on Saturday April 20 when Arsenal snuck in and out of Craven Cottage and took three points from cross town rivals Fulham. An argument could be made that if Fulham didn’t have Steve Sidwell sent off in the 12th minute of play then points would have […]

Backpage Roundup: Gunners Linked With Summer Move for Mignolet, Wenger Still Confident, Campbell Open to Betis’ Stay, Wilshere’s Injury and More


Gunners Interested in £10 Million-Rated Sunderland Goalie Arsenal FC will try and sign Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet in the summer transfer window, according to a report published by The Independent. Coach Arsene Wenger has apparently lost patience with Wojciech Szczesny’s inconsistency and Lukasz Fabianski’s poor fitness record and would like to bring the Black Cats […]

Arsenal v Aston Villa Preview – Gunners Hoping to End Two-Game Home Slide against Villans


Arsenal are scheduled to welcome Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon in a fixture that neither of the two sides can afford to lose. The pain of the Gunners’ humiliating FA Cup exit was still fresh when they were torn apart 3-1 on their own turf by Bayern Munich on Wednesday night. Now […]

Backpage Roundup: Podolski Wants More of Same, Wenger Doesn’t Expects Any ‘Miracle’ Signings, Diame Staying Put, Reading Not Interested in Arshavin and More


Podolski Wants More of Same Lukas Podolski has urged his Arsenal teammates to consistently replicate the high level of play that enabled them to thrash West Ham United by a margin of 5-1 at Upton Park on Wednesday. The Gunners destroyed the Hammers in a devastating spell of 10 second-half minutes by scoring four unanswered […]

Arsenal rings in 2013 with inconsistent showing in Southampton


Being unpredictable is so predictable for Arsenal. You just never know what you’re going to get with this team once they take to the pitch. Their 1-1 draw in Southampton on New Year’s Day was a prime example of this. They’re basically consistently inconsistent and with the aid of an own goal and one which […]

Arsenal kisses 2012 goodbye in style

Theo Walcott scores against Udinese

Arsenal blew the doors off of a weakened Newcastle side 7-3 at the Emirates Stadium on Dec. 29 in a thoroughly entertaining finale to 2012. However, don’t let the final score fool you, Newcastle was neck and neck with the Gunners right up until the 69th minute and also had 56 per cent of ball […]

Backpage Roundup: Walcott Accused of Buying Penalty, Arteta Praises Wigan, Wenger Satisfied With Victory, West Ham Enter Chamakh Talks and More

Theo Walcott scores against Udinese

Walcott Accused of Buying Penalty Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez has accused Theo Walcott of buying the penalty decision that enabled Arsenal to win Saturday’s clash at the DW Stadium. Walcott went down inside the penalty area on a challenge from Jean Beausejour, and Martinez believes that it was an intentional tumble by the Arsenal […]

Arsenal back in the saddle after win over West Brom


Arsenal put in a pretty solid performance at the Emirates on Dec. 8 to come away with a 2-0 win over West Brom in front of a lively crowd. Mikel Arteta scored both goals from the penalty spot in the 26th and 64th minutes to seal the victory. Although there was a lot of controversy […]

Arsene Wenger was in no-win situation against Olympiakos

Arsenal knocked out of the FA Cup

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was in a no-win situation when it came to naming his squad for the Champions League match in Athens, Greece this week with Olympiakos. The Gunners took a 1-0 lead, but ended up dropping the game by a 2-1 score. They had already qualified for the next stage of the competition, […]

Backpage Roundup: Wenger Won’t Quit Just Yet, Cazorla Rues ‘Inconsistent’ Form, Hill-Wood Suffers Heart Attack, Winning UCL Group Means Nothing and More


Wenger Won’t Quit Arsenal Just Yet Arsene Wenger has declared that he won’t quit Arsenal just yet but will evaluate his options at the end of the season. The Gunners lost out 2-0 to Swansea at Emirates Stadium on Saturday, after which calls for Wenger’s sacking intensified. While the Frenchman hinted that he might leave […]

Arsenal brought back to earth by Aston Villa

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Inconsistency plagued Arsenal yet again on Saturday in their 0-0 away draw at Aston Villa. It was another pair of valuable points dropped to one of the Premier League’s lesser lights. It wasn’t a bad game, but it wasn’t a great one either. The Gunners played some attractive passing football at times, but didn’t really […]

Backpage Roundup: Bendtner Wouldn’t Mind Spurs Move, Walcott Not Leaving In January, Frimpong Departs On Loan, Ramsey Targets Montpellier Win and More


Bendtner Wouldn’t Mind Playing For Spurs In a confession that would make him even more unpopular than before among Arsenal fans, Nicklas Bendtner has revealed that he would be open to signing for Tottenham Hotspur if the Gunners decide to sell him next summer. The Danish striker, who is currently on loan at Juventus from […]

Arsenal and Spurs set to battle it out


Two of Arsenal’s biggest matches this season, like every other season, will be against arch rival Tottenham Hotspur in a pair of North London derbies. The first of these highly-anticipated showdowns takes place at home at Emirates Stadium on Sat. Nov. 17. With seventh-place Spurs ahead of the eighth-place Gunners in the league table and […]