Why did Frimpong delete this Twitter pic of Wilshere?


Gooners didn’t get much of a chance to see Jack Wilshere enjoying a massage when Arsenal’s very own chief Tweeter Emmanuel Frimpong posted this fetching snap on his Twitter account.  For some reason Frimpers took the image down almost immediately but as you can see from Jack’s pose and thumbs-up gesture he was happy for […]

Petit: Firing Wenger Would Have Come Back to Haunt Arsenal

French former football player Emmanuel P

  Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Petit has said that Arsene Wenger is the only solution to the Gunners’ problems and he is relieved that his countryman wasn’t fired by the Arsenal board when the club was going through a dark period earlier this year. Before their resurgence in league form that began with the 7-1 […]

Bald truth for Arsenal’s Gervinho…dodgy hair-do faces axe


Hic! Henry Norris is the rather squiffy football correspondent of the Bugle newspaper and an ardent Arsenal supporter to boot. Each week he’ll join us here at arsenalinsider.com to bring you his forthright views on all things AFC…please be advised, he hits the bottle early! Hair-raising matters What is all this blasted fuss over Carl […]

The Kids are Alright

Joel Campbell Costa Rica

Other than the usual rumours and speculation it’s been a pretty slow few days news-wise with the exception of Arsene Wenger supposedly cleaning house in the offseason when several players are possibly going to be sent packing. These include the likes of Manuel Almunia, Nicklas Bendtner, Marouane Chamakh, Andrei Arshavin, Sebastien Squillaci, Carlos Vela, Denilson, […]

Arsenal 3 – 0 Aston Villa Match Report with Jules Wheeler

Mar 26, 2012 Today, Arsenal won 3-0 against Aston Villa at the Emirates. It was our seventh Premier League win in a row and that gives us a three-point advantage over the Spuds, who could only draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge earlier in the day. It was also the first time since 1997 that […]

Fourth Not Secured Yet


Arsenal’s next Barclays Premier League fixture is an away match against Queens Park Rangers and many pundits have the Gunners as the favourites to win that encounter. The Gunners, who seemed destined for Europa League football until February, have put together a run of seven consecutive wins in the last two months and now find themselves […]

Arsenal star Walcott target of News of the World hacking

Theo Walcott scores against Udinese

ARSENAL star Theo Walcott was the target of a News of the World phone-hacking tap, it has been revealed. The tabloid newspaper hacked into the phone of Walcott’s girlfriend Mel Slade’s Dad John in an attempt to get gossip about the Gunners ace. It has emerged that cops investigating the phone hacking scandal broke the […]

Arsenal 3-0 Aston Villa: Defenders lead the way forward


If, as the orange and black banner draped against the North Stand is correct, and Robin van Persie does score “when he wants”, it was evidently his day off as he left it to the others to get the goals. On the face of it, perhaps it was a good thing as it showed Arsenal are not […]

Tunnel Vision – Shrinking van Persie and Loosening Bowels

So the Arsenal will be going on tour this off season. If you can call it an off season. After Euro 2012 has finished (two weeks after England have come home), and before the new season starts with qualification for Europe, there’s a window of about three days. In that time, the Gunners are, allegedly, […]

Tougher tests to come, but the confidence is flowing


Arsenal made easy work of Aston Villa yesterday with a 3-0 win at the Emirates Stadium. In doing so, the Gunners made it seven league wins in a row, and did not concede a single shot on goal to their opponents; they are the first team to do this on more than one occasion this […]

Keown hints at role as Wenger’s new No.2 at Arsenal


Who would you prefer as the new No.2 to Arsene Wenger at the Arsenal? Pat Rice is calling it a day as the manager’s right-hand man and a new assistant will be recruited in the summer. It is generally accepted that Arsenal fans would prefer a former player, someone with a bond with the Gunners, […]

Arsene Wenger to Change Transfer Strategy in summer


Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hinted of a major change in his transfer market strategy by saying that he might use his entire transfer kitty on a few world class players instead of just buying talented youngsters like he usually does. While he rubbished media reports that he has already wrapped up the signing of […]

Arsenal 1 – 0 Everton Match Report with Jules Wheeler

This evening, Arsenal won 1-0 against Everton at Goodison Park. Luckily, the other results also went our way with Chelsea losing to Man City and the Spuds managing a draw against the Neanderthals in the last minute of the match. Our win gave us the three points and took us to the third spot on […]

Everton are Verminated


3rd place has never looked so good, has it? A win at Goodison Park last night continued an excellent recent run of form to move Arsenal above Spurs for the first time this season. Although there were many chances for Arsenal, this will go down as a hard-fought, scrappy 1-0 away victory, with a defender, […]

Wenger: Arsenal’s Resurgence a Result of Last Season’s Horror Finish


Arsene Wenger has said that his team’s recent run of good form is a result of their failures in the 2010/11 season. Arsenal were on the verge of ending their six-year long trophy drought at this time last season when they faced Birmingham City in the Carling Cup final. But in a surprising turn of […]

Henry’s 5,000-mile visit to Muamba a credit to Arsenal family


THIERRY Henry has got a lot on his plate it’s fair to say. A hectic professional life and a busy personal life. He’s a superstar footballer jetting all over the US of A to represent the New York Red Bulls in the MLS. So you would expect no more from Henry than to at least […]

Revealed: Is this new Arsenal away shirt?


Is this the new away shirt that the Arsenal will be wearing for next season’s Premier League campaign? Well, according to various Gooners on Twitter is is. I am not totally against it but sit very firmly in the traditional camp so I will always prefer good old yellow and blue. You may remember that […]

Wenger to take Arsenal to Nigeria to face Dolphins


It seems Arsene Wenger will indeed take the Arsenal to Nigeria this summer after it was announced that the Gunners will face a team who go by the name of Dolphins. They are the Nigeria champions and it is being reported that they have become the first team to confirm a fixture with Arsenal when […]

Sol Campbell Backs Resurgent Arsenal to Finish Strong


Former Gunner Sol Campbell believes Arsenal have proven that they are gutsy enough to end their 2011/12 domestic campaign on a high note. The North London giants registered their fifth consecutive league win by defeating Newcastle United 2-1 at the Emirates on Monday. It was the fourth straight time that they came back from a […]

Wenger must deal with Wilshere’s Twitter rant


Hic! Henry Norris is the rather squiffy football correspondent of the Bugle newspaper and an ardent Arsenal supporter to boot. Each week he’ll join us here at arsenalinsider.com to bring you his forthright views on all things AFC…please be advised, he hits the bottle early! Jack the lad… Now then, it occurs to me that […]

Why hero Van Persie will stay at the Arsenal


  All this chatter about RVP leaving has a lot of people concerned. Not Arsenalinsider reader Brad Porterfield, who has sent us the reasons why he feels the Dutchman will stay at the Emirates. What makes him so certain? Well, see below…   Manchester City:He’s witnessed the villain Nasri has become. That greedy sod is […]

Walcott: Arsenal have got Spurs worried


After Monday’s 2-1 win over Newcastle United, Arsenal are only one point behind their bitter North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur on the premiership points table and their winger Theo Walcott, who set up both the goals in that last-gasp victory, has said that the Gunners are brimming with confidence. Central defender Thomas Vermaelen’s 95th minute […]

Arsenal head for China, Hong Kong…and Saints


Arsene Wenger will take Arsenal to play Hong Kong Champions Kitchee FC at the HK Stadium on Sunday, July 29, as part of the club’s Asia Tour 2012. The club says the game will give the Gunners’ huge fan base in Hong Kong the opportunity to see AW’s  team play live ahead of the 2012/2013 season. The […]

Same old story with Arsenal

RVP will leave Arsenal to play for Barcelona

It appears to be the same old story with Arsenal… and that’s a good reason for supporters to celebrate and something for the other 19 English Premier League teams to be aware of. There are two familiar story lines with the Gunners. First, you can count on Robin van Persie to find the back of […]

What next for this team?


There comes a time in every relationship where you have to wonder, “where is this going?”. That’s where I am with Arsenal right now. My love for the club is strong, but they’re so up and down I wonder how well I really know them. I think I’ll end the relationship metaphor there, as I’m […]