Arsenal vs Man City has many Premier League ramifications

The English Premier League won’t be decided this Sunday Jan. 13, but things will look a lot clearer after Arsenal takes on second-place Manchester City at the Emirates and league leaders Manchester United meet their old foes Liverpool at home at Old Trafford. The Gunners performance this weekend could actually go a long way in […]

Backpage Roundup: Cazorla Highlights Possession’s Significance, Toure Wants Arsenal Move, RVP Snubbed City for United, Fergie Wants Respect and More

Possession Is the Key to Beat Man United – Cazorla Santi Cazorla believes that in order to beat Manchester United on Saturday, Arsenal must keep hold of the ball as much as they can. The Spanish playmaker is fully aware what a victory over the Red Devils can do to the Gunners’ morale and while […]

Carl Jenkinson – Risen from the ashes

Few can forget the humiliation of the 8-2 thumping at Old Trafford last season. Especially so for Arsenal’s 20-year-old right back, Carl Jenkinson. Brought in from Charlton Athletic in the June 2011 as a little-known local boy, Jenkinson was almost immediately called into first-team action despite his lack of experience due to an injury crisis […]

United bid for van Persie signals end to rivalry

Perhaps worse even than the sight of talismanic striker and captain playing in the red of Manchester United, is the fact that our long-standing rival Ferguson felt he could make a bid at all. If it wasn’t already pretty clear, it is now official: we are not the rivals we used to be. It almost […]

Vote now for Arsenalinsider Awards 2011-12

Hello and welcome to the inaugural Arsenalinsider Awards. Well, that’s probably how I would open proceedings if this were a glitzy bash packed with the good and the great from the world of the Arsenal and it was being screened live to an audience of millions.   Of course, in years to come this may […]

United give Gooners the boot at Old Trafford

Should Arsenal banish away fans to the Gods at the Emirates next season? I only ask as it has emegerd that Manchester United will kick visiting supporters upstairs in the top tier of the Sir Alex Ferguson Stand at Old Trafford. Previously,  away fans have been housed in the Scoreboard End corner but not from the […]

The Chef’s Special – Reflection from Sunday’s Victory

Today’s Chef’s Special Cockrell…. plucked, stuffed and served on a mound of mashed spuds —————————————————– As the euphoria from Sunday’s astonishing win over our noisy neighbours starts to die down we should be giving thanks to whatever deities inspired that Lazarus like resurrection. A goal down after only four minutes, albeit one resulting from another […]

“Live Fast. Die Young. Leave a Handsome Corpse: The Arsenal Story.”

So then, this is what heartache feels like. This is what it means to have the figurative broken heart. I have decided I don’t like this feeling, at all. And I want it to go away. Needlessto say, many hard-core Arsenal fans like myself are in agony at this moment in time. The team that we love so […]