Wenger hails Waclott return as boost to Arsenal

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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

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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

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  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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Backpage Roundup: Jenkinson Set for New Deal, Pogrebnyak Wants Arshavin Reunion, Frimpong Wants to Stay, Aneke Loan Extended and More

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Jenkinson Set to Sign New Improved Deal Carl Jenkinson has agreed to sign a new long-term deal with Arsenal, according to a report published by Sky Sports. The 20-year-old defender has been in fine form deputising for Bacary Sagna at the right-back spot this season and could also make his England debut on Wednesday against […]

Backpage Roundup: Parlour Blasts ‘Joke’ Santos, Tony Adams Dismisses Arsenal’s Title Chances, Wenger Unhappy With Vermaelen’s Error, Bender Not For Sale and More

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Arsenal Can’t Win With Current Transfer Policy – Tony Adams Arsenal legend Tony Adams has said that the club’s policy of selling their best players is why they cannot win the Premier League title anymore. Adams, who played 672 games for Arsenal during his professional career, also criticised the club’s habit of letting contract renewal […]

Fan’s Piece: A shadow of our former glory

Disturbed. That is the adjective best to summarise the feeling Arsenal fans should be experiencing tonight. Not just palpable anger towards the heartless performance they just witnessed; but they should feel haunted by the idea that the new group of Arsenal players aren’t that different to the ones that have left in the last few […]

Backpage roundup: Wilshere in Arsenal squad, Wenger’s ‘Moment Of Truth,’ Ayew happy at Marseille and more

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Wilshere Back in Arsenal Squad Jack Wilshere has been included in Arsenal’s 18-man squad for Saturday’s away game against Norwich City, according to his agent. While coach Arsene Wenger had told the press on Friday morning that Wilshere would play another under-21 to build up his fitness, the player’s agent Simon Bayliff revealed a few […]

Backpage roundup: Shawcross forgiven for horror tackle, handshakes banned at Arsenal, Wenger not worried about Carroll, Ramsey’s captaincy and more

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                                      Shawcross Has ‘Cleaned Up His Act’ – Wenger Arsene Wenger has given Ryan Shawcross’ England call-up his blessing and said that the Stoke City defender has “cleaned up his act.” The 25-year-old centre-half is a hate […]

Backpage roundup: Fabregas believes in Wenger, Szczesny remains number one, Vertonghen snub claims, Vermaelen confident, Wilshere return close and more

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Fabregas Has Faith in Wenger Cesc Fabregas has hailed Arsene Wenger’s ability to turn talented youngsters into world class players and is confident that the Frenchman will keep Arsenal in the hunt for title glory this season. Despite losing high quality players such as Robin van Persie and Alexandre Song this summer, the Gunners still […]

Arsenal: A cohesive unit

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After watching Arsenal’s performance against Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday I was trying to think of a word that best summed up their performance. The word that fit the best for me was cohesive. What I saw on the pitch was a cohesive squad that attacked and defended as a unit. And they did it […]

Santi strike seals points

Santi Cazorla (Photo: Ronnie Macdonald)               Liverpool 0 – 2 Arsenal A determined counter-attacking Arsenal side produced occasional flashes of brilliance to steal three points at Anfield and extend their run of not having conceded a goal this season to three games. The home side dominated early on against […]

Backpage Roundup: Ljungberg Retires, Sahin Slipping Away, Ox Resumes Full Training and More

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Resumes Full Training Arsenal attacker Alex Oxlade-Chamberlaine has resumed full training after missing the first match of the new Premier League season due to injury. The England international is expected to be a part of the Gunners’ travelling party that will take on Stoke City on Sunday at Britannia Stadium. However, central defender […]