Why do Arsenal fans leave Emirates so early?


I’m starting to think I’m missing out on something. Is there a big party that everyone goes to? Something exciting on the telly? Or perhaps it’s a free goodie bag for the first 10,000 on to the tube? It’s an age old moan but I am going to go on about it again. Just what […]

Thirst-quenching quest to find new Arsenal alehouse


We stuttered early on in the season but since then we have had some decent results. This is not altogether too far off from the Arsenal’s season. I am talking, crucially, about me and the lads trying to find a decent boozer to call home for games at the Ems after we got a free […]

Wenger eyes Henry as RVP back-up at Arsenal


Cross everything – fingers, toes and eyes – before you read on: I am trying to imagine our season should the king of the world get injured. In no way am I tempting fate. Let’s be honest, he has had his fair of share of ailments has our Robin. He has put them to one […]

Barca bid for Theo and AW has dig at Adebayor loan

Theo Walcott scores against Udinese

Brady on a bike! The tabloid transfer-o-meter haas been cranked up a notch this morning in the papers with speculative stories abound pertaining to the team supported by venerable leader of Cuba, Fidel Castro (apparently he is a long-standing Gooner). A quick run through the tales that have made the back pages to kick things […]

Wenger coy about his future at Arsenal


Arsene Wenger remains coy about his future at Arsenal in an interview with L’Equipe which is published today. As the Gunners head for a Premier League clash with Norwich City at Carrow Road this lunchtime, it emerges that AW refuses to rule out leaving at the end of the season. Then again, he insists he wants to […]

Arsenal set to unveil legends’ statues at Emirates


We’ve long admired the busts of Herbet Chapman and Arsene Wenger at the club but now our hierachy have decided that they will erect three statues of Arsenal icons at the Emirates. A missive has arrived at Arsenalinsider HQ, thus: The Chairman and Directors of Arsenal Football Club have the pleasure of inviting you to […]

Wenger eyes new window targets for Arsenal


With a lot of recent rumours linking Arsenal to full backs such as Andreas Beck of Hoffenheim and Porto’s Alvaro Pereira, maybe Arsene Wenger might be on the lookout for another defender. But is he in for a LB or RB, Pereira is more left sided whilst Beck can play both. Which side needs strengthening […]

Wenger Norwich dilemma: Kos or Per to partner TV5?


After the international break, Arsenal fans all over the world simply can’t wait to see the Gunners back in action. This international break was unfortunately timed, as it interrupted a purple patch of form for Arsene Wenger’s men, who had won 9 of their last eleven matches in all competition.   As it stands, they […]

Wenger eyes Brum starlet Butland for Arsenal


Open this morning’s papers, or scour them on line, and you’ll find a hotpotch of hullabaloo pertaining to the Arsenal this morning. So, let’s get to it then… The Mail has a yarn claiming that we are ready to sign Brum’s England Under-21 keeper Jack Butland, currently on loan at Cheltenham. The paper says Butland has been watched […]

Cesc: Why Arsenal can’t afford to let RVP quit


Coughing and spluttering into my cornflakes this morning as I peruse the papers for snippets of news about God’s Own. Reason for my sibilation? A certain Cesc Fabregas holding court with the Press boys on all things RVP after the England-Spain game. But in fairness once you get past the shock-horror-RVP-must-quit-Gunners headlines, our former skipper […]

Why Jenko is the real heart and soul of Arsenal


Carl Jenkinson: the more I ponder his position as a player for the Arsenal, the more I grow to admire him. Not position as in right-back, you understand. No, his position as a 19-year-old footballer who only last season was propping up a part-time, non-league outfit on freezing nights in front of a handful of […]

Van Persie puts new Arsenal deal on hold


Lots of Arsenal news filtering through this morning, not least of which is the report alerting us that Peter Hill-Wood does not expect to open contract talks with Robin van Persie until the end of the season. RVP’s current deal is due to expire in 2013 and, obv, AW and the like are keen to […]

Wilshere: Why I’ll be an Arsenal player for life


Jack Wilshere reckons he will stay with the Arsenal for life because he is in love with the rip-roaring Reds. Not sure if you’ve seen this interview he did at the weekend but in it he is pretty adamant that he is a Gunner for the remainder of his playing days. A bold statement from […]

Tasty Rambo’s Arsenal role is one to relish


Welcome to Arsenal FC 2011 – home of the £9.90 burger. That’s what is cost me to fill my face at half-time yesterday as the glorious Gunners crusied to a 3-0 win over West Brom. Admittedly, I was in Club Level. Admittedly, it was a gourmet version with a few chips and a smattering of […]

Wenger plots raid to take Podolski to Arsenal


Arsene Wenger is keeping tabs on Cologne’s Lukas Podolski. That’s the story being reported in German paper Bild at any rate. They claim Arsenal scouts have been to watch the winger, 26, and will make a move in the January transfer window. Another yarn doing the rounds is that Wenger will make a bid to […]

Wenger hints at resting Arsenal skipper Van Persie


Arsene Wenger may rest Robin van Persie for the Premier League clash at the Emirates against Stoke tomorrow. The Daily Mail this morning claims that even if AW decides to play the skipper it is only a matter of time before he is benched. The papwewr reports that Van Persie is in the midst of […]

Koscielny’s future is bright at Arsenal

Koscielny vs. Boca Juniors - Emirates Cup 2011

It was a gutsy performance in the south of France, which secured a fine win away from home in Europe’s elite competition against a side who themselves have not made the best start to the new French season, but are none the less an experienced European outfit, playing in a daunting albeit diminished, stadium. Aaron […]

TV5 signs new four-year deal with Arsenal


Thomas Vermaelen has signed a new long-term contract with Arsenal – believed to be four years. It is brilliant news for all Gooners after so much talk of players wanting to leave in the summer and the eventual departure of both Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri. TV5, who is said to be close to full […]

Wenger: We won’t lose Van Persie…and Nasri left for money, not trophies


Arsene Wenger reckons players don’t leave Arsenal for Manchester City to win honours – but, surprise, surprise, for the huge wages. And the manager says he doesn’t think RVP will leave the Emirates. “I don’t think we will lose Robin,” he said. Wenger has been speaking on French radio tonight and we are indebted to […]

Have a free £20 bet on Arsenal v Sunderland


Unibet make Arsenal 1.45 (5/11) to beat Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium today while the Black Cats are available at 8.0 (7/1) and the draw is a 4.25 (13/4) chance. Last season Sunderland managed to grind out a 0-0 result, and this time around you can get an industry best price of 15 (14/10) with […]

Is Wenger still the right man for Arsenal?


It is clearly evident that during recent months the red and white armoury has come under intense pressure, with many even questioning whether “Arsene Wenger is the right man for Arsenal Football Club?”. A few years ago such a question would have been responded with laughter, yet today critics and many Arsenal fans find themselves […]

Wenger wants Udinese’s ‘new Messi’ at Arsenal


Arsene Wenger is this morning reported to be keeping tabs on Udinese’s Romanian winger Gabriel Torje. A report in the Mirror claims that the 21-year-old – being called the “Romanian Messi” says Wenger has been impressed with his progress at Udinese. Torje moved to the Italian side from Dynamo Bucharest. The Sun suggests that we […]

Wenger eyes £8m move for Biglia to Arsenal


Arsene Wenger is reportedly keen on signing £8million Anderlecht midfielder Lucas Biglia in the January transfer window. There are claims this morning that the 25-year-old Argentinean has been on Arsenal’s radar since the summer. Biglia left Independiente for Europe in 2006 and he is under contract at Anderlecht until 2015. The hardman has been capped […]

Usmanov shares bid may spark power struggle at Arsenal

Alisher Usmanov

Alisher Usmanov wants to increase his Arsenal shareholding in move that could spark a boardroom power struggle at the Emirates. The Daily Mail claims that the Uzbeki billionaire , the club’s second biggest shareholder, is trying to increase his stake to 30 per cent. He owns just over 29 percent but will write to the […]

Van Persie set for new four-year deal at Arsenal


Robin van Persie will be offered a new four-year deal by Arsene Wenger to help persuade him to stay at Arsenal. The Daily Mail is reporting that RVP’s long-term future is in doubt after he admitted he does not want to discuss a new contract until the end of the season. But the paper says […]