Is it Walcott’s time? A look at history

Theo Walcott scores against Udinese

It might seem premature to write this when contract negotiations are still up in the air, but if Arsenal history is anything to go by, when one star leaves another unlikely one usually steps up from within the ranks to surprise everyone. I’ve been one of his biggest critics over the years so I can […]

How much for 100+ goals?

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It occurred to me the other day that Robin van Persie must be one of the best pieces of business Arsene Wenger ever made for Arsenal, just on goals alone. When I thought about it further, I wondered where he would rank among the top strikers over the last 20 years or so, in terms […]

Time to remember the forgotten men?

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Nicklas Bendtner has thrust himself into the spotlight recently with his now infamous underpants stunt, and, it must be said, some impressive performances at Euro 2012. But I must admit that for a while I’d kind of forgotten about the player, on loan at Sunderland last season and supposedly on his way out of Arsenal. […]

The fairytale is over…for now

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Thierry Henry added to his legend with the most crucial of goals for Arsenal yesterday, ensuring he bowed out of his return to the Premier League on a high note. The French striker scored his 229th goal for the club in stoppage time at the Stadium of Light, to give the Gunners a crucial three […]

Player Profile – Thierry Henry, A Gunner Forever

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Thierry Henry Position: Striker Age: 34 Birth Date: Aug 17, 1977   Birth Place: Paris, France Height: 1.85m (6’1″)          Weight: 83.2 kg (183 lbs) Thierry Henry has returned to play for the Gunners on loan from the New York Red Bulls of MLS. He will be leaving on February 16th to return to start pre-season training […]

We NEED To Buy A New Striker

Gervinho & van Persie

As most Arsenal fans have had to accept over the last decade, the African Cup of Nations takes place every 2 years, at the midway point of the Premier League season. And the tournament is set to kick off again early next year, when the 2012 finals start in January. The qualifying stages are well […]