Tag: arsene wenger


Five talking points from the Premier League so far

If the Premier League is a perfectly performed piano symphony, then the international break is an over-zealous four-year-old slamming his Play-Doh-crusted hands onto as many piano keys as possible and smiling at you en


The six stages of Arsenal’s transfer window

Ah, the January transfer window; Christmas for football clubs all over the land. The time when those in charge draw up a list, check it twice and, if they’re lucky, a fresh face arrives and cynicism gives way to optimism


Why Arsenal will win the Premier League title this season

After losing to West Ham United on the opening day of the season, many moved to immediately dismiss Arsenal’s chances of winning the Premier League title. Oh, how wrong they were. Ten matches later, the Gunners are curr


Bit strong: Arsenal fans shout abuse at boss Wenger

Things aren’t going too well for Arsenal so far this season. Following Saturday’s abysmal 3-2 defeat at mid-table Stoke City, the knives were out for boss Wenger and a group of fans certainly didn’t hold back their concerns w


Best man stings Arsenal-supporting brother with superb Wenger prank

Anyone who’s been a best man before will know what an honour it is, although it can be a bit of a laugh too, especially as your primary aim is to embarrass the groom in front of family and friends


Arsenal, Arsene Wenger and his tactics

There’s been a slight tactical shift in the way Arsenal have been set up this season, and it may go some way to explain the difficulties Arsenal have experienced. The shift has been from the attacking 4-2-3-1 formation to the m


Arsenal gunning for glory

They say the best things come to those who wait. Well Arsenal fans must have been getting pretty tired of waiting before their FA Cup triumph last May. Since Arsene Wenger took charge in 1996 his team boasts 3 Premier


Why Arsene Wenger’s new deal is bad news for Arsenal

According to reports today, Arsene Wenger has agreed a new three-year contract at Arsenal putting an end to all the speculation that has been surrounding his future at the club. I, for one, am not excited or pleased about his


Arsenal season review: how long without a trophy?

Trying to find the best way to describe the 2013/14 season in one word as an Arsenal fan, the one recurring word that comes is “childbirth”. Let me explain: studies have shown that after childbirth, a hormone is releas


Some potential signings for Arsenal

Arsenal’s season, in short, has been a bit disappointing to say the very least. After 128 days at the top of the league (double that of Chelsea and eight and a half times more than eventual winners Manchester City)


Four things that need to change at Arsenal

On Sunday, Arsenal lost 3-0 to Everton at Goodison Park which has thrown their challenge for fourth-place into question. This comes just a couple of months after they were flying high at the top of the table and looking like


You gotta spend money to make money

Arsenal and the Champions League are a match made in hell. Twice drawing Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona side in the knockout stages and twice drawing Bayern Munich, it would be easy for the Gunners to make excuses and