Arsenal Vs Aston Villa, for a 3rd spot finish.

Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal showed a “special fighting spirit” in rallying for a 2-2 draw at Manchester City but urged his team to keep their focus on locking up a third-place finish this weekend A win against an already-relegated Aston Villa side will be enough to secure an automatic Champions League spot, although they can […]

Post Match Report: Arsenal behind the eight ball after 3-1 loss to Villa

What do you get when you combine penalty kicks, a red card, nine yellows, blood, injuries, an angry crowd and controversy? The answer of course is today’s season-opener at the Emirates between Arsenal and Aston Villa. The match was also filled with fouls and errors, but was fast-paced, exciting and highly-charged. It drained a lot […]

Match Preview: Arsenal vs Aston Villa

The moment all Premier League fans have been waiting for finally arrives on Saturday Aug. 17 when the league kicks off. Arsenal’s first match of the season takes place at the Emirates as they host Aston Villa in their curtain raiser. Arsenal will see a new-look Villa side this season as the Birmingham-based club has […]

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 […]

Chelsea 3rd worst winners ever

I just want to make it clear quickly, that I’m not being petty here; I’ve got over Chelsea winning the Champions League and this article is not intended to have a dig (I’ve done that more than enough already), merely to have a look at something, admittedly kind of pointless, that interests me. It occurred […]

Arsenal need to get their act together

There are few sicker sights I’ve seen in football than that of Chelsea’s Champions League celebrations last night. They are the first London team to bring home the European Cup. It should have been us. We are London’s biggest club. Chelsea were nothing before 2005 when Roman Abramovich’s millions and Jose Mourinho’s dull, defensive football […]

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 […]

Will Capello spark a managerial merry-go-round?

The football world already has it all planned out: fans, players, ex-players, pundits and journalists alike all want Harry Redknapp to replace Fabio Capello as England manager, following the Italian’s resignation yesterday evening. Some were already looking beyond Euro 2012 – Capello had already planned to retire after this summer’s tournament – to the Redknapp […]

The Arsenal fans want to win the FA Cup

Here we are on the verge of our 4th round FA Cup tie with Aston Villa, and yet I find myself still thinking about the substitution of Oxlade-Chamberlin in last weeks 2-1 loss to Manchester United. With the way Wenger was talking it makes me wonder if he is getting his apologies, or should I […]

Arsenal versus Aston Villa- FA Cup Fourth Round Preview

Arsenal head into Sunday’s FA Cup fourth round clash with Aston Villa on the back of three consecutive league defeats, but they have still been deemed the favourites by many football betting sites to emerge victorious. Arsenal and Villa last played an FA Cup match nearly 29 years ago at the good old Highbury, where […]