Foolish Szczesny Has Paid the Price

Foolish Szczesny Has Paid the Price Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny found himself embroiled in one of the most bizarre disciplinary scandals in recent memory when he allegedly lit up a cigarette in the shower area of the Saint Mary’s dressing room following his side’s 2-0 defeat to Southampton on New Year’s Day. Foolish Actions Szczesny’s silly behaviour […]

Arsenal Goalkeeper And Staff Volunteer For Leading Youth Homelessness Charity

Wojciech Szczesny lends a helping hand to the Arsenal-funded health and wellbeing facility for homeless young people supported by London’s leading youth homelessness charity, Centrepoint. Arsenal Football Club continues its support for Centrepoint, the leading youth homelessness charity by volunteering player and staff time to contribute to the refurbishment of a state-of-the-art health and wellbeing […]

The New Guns

It’s been ten long years since the incredible Arsenal “Invincibles” side. Since then they have not won the league. It is somewhat fitting then, that on the tenth anniversary of that extraordinary triumph, the Gunners have their best opportunity of reclaiming the title. So, what has transformed Arsenal from perennial runners-up into genuine title contenders? […]

It’s a family affair! Szczesny pens new Arsenal deal

Wojciech Szczesny has penned a new deal at Arsenal and has spoken of the club as like part of an extended family. Gunners No.1 Szczesny, 23, signed a new long term-contract at the Emirates and then told of his affection for the north London outfit. Manager Arsene Wenger has praised Szczesny for his mental strength […]

Lady Luck’s smiling on my Arsenal No.1 spot, says Szczesny

Wojciech Szczesny believes a healthy portion of luck has contributed to his run of form as Arsenal No.1. Gunners keeper Szczesny, 23, has been in decent form this season helping Arsene Wenger’s side to the top of the Premier League and the Emirates outfit’s Champions League group. And his purple patch is a far cry […]

Perfect time for Arsenal to face United, says Szczesny

Wojciech Szczesny says there is no better time for table-toppers Arsenal to face Manchester United at Old Trafford. Arsene Wenger’s side take on David Moyes’ outfit with an eight point lead over them at the Premier League summit. The Gunners make the trip north on the back of a 1-0 win at Borussia Dortmund in […]

Szczesny: Alarm bells gave me Arsenal wake up call I needed

Arsenal keeper Wojciech Szczesny has revealed how being an early bird at training helped him win back his place as the Gunners No.1. Szczesny suffered a dip in form last season and manager Arsene Wenger handed Lukasz Fabianksi the role of custodian. But Szczesny knuckled down and worked tirelessly at his game to reclaim the […]

Szczesny targets silverware for Arsenal

Wojciech Szczesny has declared his ambition to win silverware with Arsenal this season after admitting he struggled with his form in the last campaign. Gunners keeper Szczesny has looked sharper and more focused so far this season although he was criticised for some aspects of his game in the opening day loss to Aston Villa. […]

Arsenal 1-0 Fulham:Poor performance, great result

The result was a lot better than the performance on Saturday April 20 when Arsenal snuck in and out of Craven Cottage and took three points from cross town rivals Fulham. An argument could be made that if Fulham didn’t have Steve Sidwell sent off in the 12th minute of play then points would have […]

Arsenal no longer controls their own destiny

  Unfortunately for Arsenal, the club doesn’t control its own fate in the Premier League any longer this season. Their 0-0 draw at home against Everton on Tuesday saw to this. With Chelsea sitting in third place with 61 points and six games to go and Spurs in fifth place with 58 points and also […]

Backpage Roundup: Seaman Doubts Szczesny’s Ability, Corchia Dreaming Of Big Club, N’Koulou Open to Summer Switch, Gibbs among Top LBs and More

Seaman Doubts Szczesny’s Ability to Win Starting Role Back Arsenal legend David Seaman isn’t sure whether goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has what it takes to win back his position in coach Arsene Wenger’s starting line-up. The Arsenal manager dropped Szczesny after last month’s 2-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur, and his countryman Lukasz Fabianski has been doing […]

Backpage Roundup: Dortmund Want Rosicky Back, Hodgson Cool with Arsenal over Wilshere Injury, Vermaelen Not Worried, Szczesny Senior’s Outburst and More

Dortmund Want Rosicky Back Frustrated Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky’s former club Borussia Dortmund want to sign him back, according to reports emerging from German press. (Metro) Rosicky joined the Gunners from the Bundesliga outfit in 2006 but has failed to fully flourish in London due to his never-ending injury problems. As a result, he is […]

Arsenal goalkeeping: Crisis what Crisis?

When it comes to the goalkeeping department, Arsenal has never been accused of being the strongest Premier League club in the past several seasons. The club’s last world-class keeper was David Seaman and Jens Lehmann could probably be considered an adequate or good goalie. However, since Lehmann’s departure, the goalkeeping hasn’t kept up with the […]

Arsenal goalkeepers – cause for concern?

  In the recent past, Arsenal has had problems finding a perfect goalkeeper. Of the quartet currently known as the ‘Big Four,’ Manchester United relied upon the solid Edwin van der Sar, and now have the duo of David de Gea and Anders Lindegaard. Chelsea has Petr Cech and Manchester City has Joe Hart, who […]

Wilshere makes it back to the training ground

There’s some good news on the Arsenal injury front as midfielder Jack Wilshere is back in training again after more than a year on the sidelines due to an ankle injury. Wilshere injured his ankle about 14 months ago during a pre-season match against the New York Red Bulls at the Emirates. He attempted to […]

Szczesny has disastrous start to Euro 2012

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny had a nightmare start for Poland at Euro 2012 after being sent off with a straight red card in the 68th minute of a 1-1 game. The co-host nation got off to a fine start with striker Robert Lewandowski of German champion Borussia Dortmund giving them the lead in the 17th […]

Euro 2012: An Arsenal preview

Ten members of the Arsenal first-team have been called up and will be flying out to Ukraine and Poland to represent their respective countries in this summer’s European Championships. Euro 2012 kicks off in just under two weeks time when Greece take on co-hosts Poland in Warsaw on June 8th. Group A includes Czech Republic, […]

Szczesny in fitness battle for vital WBA clash

Wojciech Szczesny is struggling to be fit for Arsenal’s vital Premier League encounter with West Brom on Sunday. Reports suggest the Polish keeper has a back problem and a knee injury and faces a race against time to be in shape for the crucial game at the Hawthorns. Arsenal go in to the game with […]

Arsenal 2-1 Over Liverpool – Postgame Recap

Arsenal defeated Liverpool 2-1 at Anfield so that’s another three points for the Gunners. We’re closing that gap on Spurs, who are now just four points ahead of us. They do have a game in hand but they play Manchester United tomorrow at their ground so hopefully United can do the business and get the […]

RTK Blog: Lala Land Chronicles contd

Readers of the last TGIF will recall that I am presently in Lala land, where for Gooners, if they thought that matters couldn’t get any worse then something always happens to prove them wrong. So it is from this parallel dimension that I report the latest chronicles. Tuesday’s performance in the Champions league actually shows what giving […]

RTK Blog: Look at the positives

Arsenal’s players are under intense scrutiny, and at a time when their own fans and the media have dished out doom and gloom in spadefuls, they delivered a second clean sheet, when in the last two games of last season, two clean sheets would have secured the four precious points that would have prevented Manchester […]

Szczesny – Set To Be Gunners No.1

Wojciech Szczesny has revealed that he is set to be Arsenal’s first-choice goalkeeper this season. The No.1 position at Emirates Stadium has been problematic for the past couple of seasons, with Arsene Wenger trying out a number of different options. Manuel Almunia and Lukasz Fabianski have both been inconsistent, while German veteran Jens Lehmann was […]