Is this why Walcott is no longer starting games for Arsenal?

Theo Walcott is looking as if he is far from first choice for the Arsenal. Could it be because of his contract?

We all agree: Arsene Wenger is better than Jose Mourinho

A week is a long time in football, never has that been more true than this week.

Why fans should be proud of Arsenal’s Diaby decision

Arsenal are prepared to carry on standing by their man according to the latest reports. With Abou Diaby out of contract in the summer and...

Wenger's salary fourth in world football, Manchester United's fifth, Chelsea manager...

France Football have disclosed their annual player and manager pay ranking survey and we take a look at the top ten.

Why Mesut Ozil is making a lot of people look really...

Mesut Ozil divides opinion, but the facts tell you everything you need to know about Arsenal's mercurial one.

Tactics: Why Arsenal need Arteta instead of Coquelin

Arsène Wenger will soon have to choose between keeping the dogged Francis Coquelin in his team, or putting his captain Mikel Arteta back in to the side.

Two players Arsenal need on form to beat Chelsea

After a far from comfortable win on Saturday we’re in the FA Cup final! Hooray! And after Villa spoiled Stevie G’s birthday dream we’ll be playing...

Arsène Wenger finds new midfield

by Lewis Ambrose Has Arsène Wenger found his new midfield? The convincing manner in which Arsenal beat Everton on Saturday afternoon could be swept under the...

For Dummies: Why Arsenal didn't sign Luis Suárez from Liverpool

Almost three years on from Arsenal bidding for Luis Suárez, plenty of people don't seem to understand the whole thing and it's infuriating. A scenario which...

15 players Arsenal have been linked with this summer

Arsenal have already been linked with a ton of players ahead of a highly-anticipated summer where the Gunners will be keen to avoid losing ground on their rivals in the transfer market.

Seven signs you're an Arsenal addict

Being a football supporter is rarely a rational thing, but for some it's more serious than for others. Is that you?

4 Arsenal players now free to speak with other clubs

As we’ve now hit January, that means there are a number of players in the Arsenal squad who can talk to other clubs as their contracts expire in the summer.

10 managers who could replace Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger isn't going anywhere this summer but if here were, there are plenty of options out there to replace him.

Why Arsenal signing Rob Holding makes so much sense

With Arsenal's first pre-season fixture out of the way, the need for reinforcements for final third is as clear as ever. With all now quiet on the striker front, column inches pile up about Riyad Mahrez with a bewildering array of entirely contradictory theories emerging daily.

Xhaka, Mustafi, Holding, Lucas: Arsenal’s 2016/17 transfers rated

Arsène Wenger spent almost £100m on transfers last summer and with the campaign finally over, it's time to rate his acquisitions.

Arsenal player ratings: Ozil and Sanchez terrorise Chelsea

Arsenal beat Chelsea at Wembley with a great display and, to a man, everybody performed excellently.

15 things Jamie Vardy really said

No matter what you think about Jamie Vardy, there’s no denying he’s quite the character. Here are 15 things he actually said.

Uncoachable Xhaka, indifferent Lucas and more things we learned from Arsenal’s...

Arsenal spanked four past Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night, the first time they’d scored four in back-to-back games since 2015, so what did we learn?

Can Arsenal fans learn to love Jamie Vardy given his past?

During the season, one of our writers said on Twitter in regards to Jamie Vardy ‘He’s like Marmite; you either love him or remember he’s a racist’.

Why Szczesny must replace Ospina - and fast!

Is it better to have tried and failed than never to have tried at all? Szczesny's willingness to risk everything is why he is Arsenal's only long term viable candidate for the #1 jersey as Helen Trantum explains.

Five things Leicester did in the title race that Arsenal didn’t

As Leicester brushed Sunderland aside with a 2-0 win at the Stadium of Light, Arsenal’s slim title hopes faded further from view. Here are five reasons why Leicester will win and Arsenal won't.

Is this why Theo Walcott has been rubbish this season?

Helen Trantum column
Helen Trantum tries to understand if Arsenal's lack of players combinations lies at heart of many poor performances this season.

Stoke furious with Arsenal fans on Twitter

The whole City of Stoke seems to have gotten its knickers in a twist over the result of Goal of the Season. On Sunday night...

The Arsenal protest proved what fans really think and a media...

As Saturday's protest was drowned out, Arsenal fans proved the media wrong.

Four reasons Theo Walcott is not getting picked for Arsenal

Why is Theo Walcott not getting games for Arsenal? We try to get to the bottom of it.

Aaron Ramsey’s gambling problem

The Arsenal man has been integral to Arsenal's success recently, but does the midfielder have a problem? Martin Keown thinks so.

£25m? £30m? How much is Olivier Giroud worth?

How much would Arsenal have to pay if they wanted to buy Olivier Giroud?

How does Ozil compare to Chelsea, Man United men + others?

How does the much-maligned Mesut Ozil compare to others in the Premier League?

10 Arsenal players linked with a summer exit

This summer we could see a number of players leave Arsenal. We've had a look to see who could leave and how much truth there is to the rumours linking them away...

Three names Arsenal fans should keep an eye on during transfer...

Jack Wilshere, Calum Chambers, Serge Gnabry and Shkodran Mustafi are all set to be the main names going in and out of Arsenal on transfer deadline day so what can Gooners expect?

Is Mahrez to Arsenal rumour a red herring?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Julian Draxler, Riyad Mahrez, Alexandre Lacazette, that Mustafi guy. Everyday, a different rumour for us all to obsess and puzzle over.

Arsenal fans outraged after BBC move Manchester United cup tie to...

Arsenal fans were left furious with the news that the BBC had moved their FA Cup quarter final to Monday night.

Arsenal match Chelsea in statistical team of the season

Statistics don't lie, right? Well, maybe they do sometimes, but for the purposes of this post which sees four Arsenal players make the team of...

Liverpool a real danger for Arsenal after Sterling sale to Manchester...

by Helen Trantum Inevitably over the long summer break, there is only really one topic of conversation available to football fans. Identifying gaps in the squad...

£25m? £30m? How much is Olivier Giroud worth?

How much would Arsenal have to pay if they wanted to buy Olivier Giroud?

Arsenal legend EXCLUSIVE: Spurs fans hated me but they love me...

Daily Cannon met up with Ian Wright ahead of #OneMoreGame for an exclusive interview which we will be bringing to you in a number of pieces.

Long read: Mutiny on the good ship Wenger

Bloody Philippe Coutinho. By the time the Brazilian left the field of play, midway through Sunday's second half, it's all too easy to imagine Arsène Wenger...

Skills: Watch Arsenal’s new boy, Granit Xhaka, in action

So it's just a few steps away from being official - Granit Xhaka is an Arsenal player.

Rosicky confirms Arsenal talks after almost leaving

Tomas Rosicky will sit down with Arsenal after the international break to discuss his future.

Why Wenger was right to refuse Manchester United manager’s request

Whether it actually happened or not, the reports that Arsene Wenger refused to let Jose Mourinho sit beside him at a recent manager’s forum have already passed into legend on the internet which it means, for the majority of people who read it, it’s true.

Why Gedion Zelalem should not return to Rangers next season

Having made his first-team debut in January two years ago, Gedion Zelalem has previously been tipped for future stardom and it seems only a matter of time before he asserts his credentials in the senior side.

FA home-grown rules: Man City, Chelsea lose players; Gunners won't

The FA have announced changes to the home-grown-rules, so what does it mean for the clubs at the top?

Is Wenger is right about transfer fees but also wrong?

After the draw against Leicester on Saturday evening, most of the post-game focus was about the transfer window and Arsene’s reported reluctance to spend.

FREE: Arsenal-specific Euro 2016 printable wallcharts

Download your FREE Arsenal-specific wallchart ahead of the Euros in France this summer.

José Antonio Reyes, a career wrecked at Old Trafford

Jose Antonio Reyes could have been world class. But then he went to Old Trafford...

How Francis Coquelin dominated Manchester United's bulldozer

Francis Coquelin continued his meteoric rise with another tenacious display against Manchester United.

Cech on Chelsea, Szczesny, Ospina and getting the number one shirt

by Lee Hurley With the players returning for pre-season, it's getting very close to the time when we get to watch the team on the...

Why Francis Coquelin is a very lucky boy

Whether by luck or judgement, Arsenal have found themselves a decent holding midfielder, but how close was our number 34 to missing out?

Why do people hate Olivier Giroud? Let me tell you a...

Olivier Giroud
He’s tall, handsome, rich and plays (and scores) for Arsenal, so why do so many Arsenal fans (and fans in general) have such a problem with Olivier Giroud?

Wenger proves doubters wrong with tactical masterclass against Liverpool

There were a number of surprising elements to the stunning result at the weekend. Just how did Arsenal manage such a demanding performance over Liverpool?

Should Arsenal swallow their pride and sign Van Persie?

It was only a matter of time; after the Fenerbahce president, Azil Yildirim, confirmed that they would be willing to listen to offers for Robin van Persie, we all knew that he'd be linked with a return to Arsenal.

Cesc Fabregas must go and other Arsenal talking points

As weekends go, that one was a little bit meh. Saturday was quite brilliant with Arsenal winning and Tim going to the Lane and leaving...

Arsene Wenger's salary broken down and ranked against the world's top...

France Football magazine has produced its annual survey of manager wages and the Arsenal manager keeps his place in the top ten of the highest paid. The...

14 of the biggest surprises in Arsenal’s season

2016/17 was certainly an odd season.

Arsenal are in their best shape for a decade, here's why

With the transfer window coming to a frenetic and frankly hilarious end, it's time to assess how well Arsenal have done in regards to putting together a team that can win trophies, both in this season and in the future.

Why Granit Xhaka would make Chelsea think twice about sitting back

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
It is a thankless task writing about football, or any sport come to that.

Everything you need to know about Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi

Shkodran Mustafi
Who is Shkodran Mustafi and what are Arsenal buying?

Arsenal’s 3 worst players of the season

This is the first time that Arsenal have finished outside of the UEFA Champions League places in two decades and a spell of inconsistency midway through the campaign proved pivotal.

Five positives signing Petr Cech would bring to Arsenal

by Nia Griffiths With the signing of Petr Cech potentially on the horizon, it’s probably about time to look at what signing the 33-year-old would...

15 emotions that let you know you're an Arsenal fan

Watching Arsenal can provoke a wide range of contrasting emotions, often all at the same time.

Nine Wenger players have now cursed the number nine

by Lewis Ambrose Lukas Podolski completed his move to Galatasaray over the weekend, and with that another failed signing vacated the number nine of Arsenal. Arsène...

Alexandre Lacazette's Arsenal shirt number

Lucas Perez
Arsenal appear to be closing in on a signing Alexandre Lacazette but will he get the number 9 shirt and, more importantly, can he break its curse?

Why Cech's transfer fee shows major problems with transfer window

by Stephen Bradley "Spend some f*#@ing money!!!!!" How many times have we heard the above phrase being bellowed from the back of whatever stadium/pub/living room that...

5 worst Arsenal haircuts ever - Does Ramsey's new one make...

In light of recent events (and by events I meant the situation regarding Aaron Ramsey's hair), and there being next to no news or fresh gossip around, I'm going to tackle a real issue that we've been experiencing in north London over the years.

Exclusive: Liverpool and Manchester United wanted me but once Arsenal came...

Ian Wright was a wanted man before he moved to Arsenal in 1991 but he was only ever going to sign for Arsenal once they were interested.

Exclusive Infographic: Arsenal’s Preseason Fixtures

Can you believe it's already time for preseason?

Voting Harry Kane over Olivier Giroud is simply ridiculous

Harry Kane has been voted PFA player of the month for March proving that the fans who vote on these sorts of things are morons.

Theo Walcott's Arsenal dilemma & his three options

Theo Walcott's contract is up for renewal and the player has a decision to make about his future.

Sorry, Gary Neville, you're just the latest to be cheated by...

Gary Neville is the latest to stick the boot in on Mesut Ozil, and the latest to get it wrong.

Why it’s no big deal if Chuba Akpom leaves

Chuba Akpom is out of contract in the summer and is stalling on a new deal. With offers from around Europe, is it a big deal if he leaves?

Six players playing for their Arsenal futures

Arsenal have a squad overflowing with talent, but will these six still be at the club next season?

Arsenal and Tottenham north London power shift? Stop embarrassing yourself

Tottenham fans and pundits have been saying that this would be 'their year' for as long as anyone can remember but it looks as if, with Arsenal in full-blown crisis mode, this could actually be the one.

Four alternatives to Jamie Vardy for Arsenal

Arsenal might be about to sign Jamie Vardy, but here are four attacking alternatives that Arsenal could and potentially should pursue, as opposed to the 29-year-old Leicester forward

Lucas Perez v Jamie Vardy – this season’s stats

Lucas Perez
Over the summer, Jamie Vardy made the decision, thankfully, to turn Arsenal down so how has Lucas Perez done in comparison

How Arsenal can keep Coquelin and sign another defensive midfielder

A new deal is on the cards for Francis Coquelin and Paul Williams explains why that's a very good thing.

16 players fans think ‘need to leave’ Arsenal

Apparently there are 16 players Arsenal fans want out of their club.

16 players fans say ‘need to leave’ Arsenal

Apparently there are 16 players Arsenal fans want out of their club.

Are England's problems because of Tottenham and do they highlight Wenger's...

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
On Monday night, I sat and watched my first game of the Euros since the opening Saturday of the tournament. It goes without saying, even...

Xhaka and Vardy and more to follow? Times they are a'...

As someone who writes a weekly column about club football, the early summer months are often a talking point dead zone.

Why is Granit Xhaka not starting for Arsenal?

Since his big-money switch from Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach in the summer, the talented Swiss international has only started two matches this season (Leicester and Watford, both away) - leading to questions as to whether there's a specific reason why he's constantly featuring off the bench.

Mass sale at Arsenal as 11 players could go cheap or...

Is it possible that the main reason for Arsenal have not put together a title challenge for the third year in succession, and for fans feeling increasingly restless over the direction in which the club may be going, is that we're all just getting old?

What happens when you fall in love with a Tottenham fan?

by Helen Trantum March 2016. That’s when I sign my life away marry my best friend, the love of my life, my soulmate. There’s just one...

Arsenal goalkeepers fails to meet coach's requirements

By Sylvain Jamet Christophe Lollichon is potentially moving to Arsenal with Petr Cech this summer and bringing his years of goalkeeping expertise with him. Vestiaires -...

81% of Arsenal fans think Gunners had lucky escape not signing...

With the news breaking that Dutch manager, Ronald Koeman, has signed for Everton, we put it to you: did Arsenal have a lucky escape by not signing him?

Why Theo Walcott is nothing more than a shark

Theo Walcott wants a payrise, but should this limited player actually get it? We're not so sure...

Poll: 30% of Arsenal fans would prefer Wenger up front to...

After we reported that Robin van Persie was being linked with a move back to Arsenal, we noticed that just about every Gooner commenting on the situation would rather stick wasps where the sun don't shine, which gave us an idea.

15 gifts for the Arsenal fan in your life this Valentine's...

Having trouble deciding what to get your Arsenal-supporting partner for Valentine’s Day? Look no further, my friend. If you celebrate Valentine’s Day with your other...

Why Arsenal may need to drop Coquelin to improve

Sunday afternoon's third place play off* with Manchester United offered a graphic illustration of a problem which has begun to surface in the last few weeks. I...

Tactics: Why it's taken so long to integrate Granit Xhaka at...

Arsenal tactics
In the first of his regular post-match tactics pieces, Amrit Rae explains why it's taken so long to integrate Granit Xhaka at Arsenal

Why Mesut Ozil can be Arsenal’s Greatest Ever Playmaker

Could Mesut Ozil become Arsenal's greatest ever playmaker? He faces some stiff competition as Nia Griffiths explains here.

Why I hate Manchester United more than Spurs

As Arsenal travel to Old Trafford this weekend, we look at why our rivalry with the Red Devils can be more intense than with Spurs, despite geographic differences

Winning with Walcott as Ramsey teaches Ozil a lesson

Victory through harmony. It may be the club's motto, but it also applies to two of our most exciting yet divisive players. Mesut Ozil and Theo...

Does Thierry Henry love Arsenal or money?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
"Thierry Henry, Thierry Henry, Thierry Henry..."

Arsenal enduring poor pre-season, but so are Manchester United and Liverpool

So. Are you freaking out yet? With all the reports coming from training camp about Francis Coquelin standing and running in a spot twenty yards...

Arsenal update - Gedion Zelalem

Gedion Zelalem
A look at Gedion Zelalem's season so far

Ramsey's new Arsenal challenge his toughest yet

by Lee Hurley Aaron Ramsey is gearing up for a title charge with Arsenal in the new season. The young midfielder, a New Balance ambassador, showed...

Why Danny Welbeck was right to celebrate against Manchester United

Danny Welbeck didn't hold back against Manchester United, and that's a good thing.

Why Arsenal fans shouldn't mock van Persie

by Matthew Wade Now Robin van Persie has been banished to Turkey, is it time to reassess his time at Arsenal and his move to...

8 things we learned from Arsenal’s season

While Arsenal's terrible season hasn't exactly taught us anything new, it's proven why certain problems needed to be addressed sooner.

How to embarrass your club in one easy move by Tottenham...

A look at the comedy gold when Arsenal fans discovered Tottenham's attempts to drum up some excitement for the Capital One Cup final next weekend.

Two things the failed Arsenal fans’ protest achieved

The protest on Saturday failed, but it did manage to achieve two things.

Has Arsenal’s British core gone rotten?

What lies in store for the young British players we were so thrilled to tie down the last time Theo Walcott’s contract struggles were back page news?

Where did it all go wrong for Calum Chambers?

Calum Chambers has fallen out of favour since the festive period - the question is why? After a shaky weekend performance, Daily Cannon looks at why things are no longer going so swimmingly for the summer signing.

Why Mesut Ozil is ultimate efficient footballer

Mesut Ozil has come in for much criticism since his move to Arsenal, most of it unwarranted. With his performance against Boro he went some way to shutting up his critics.

Why Arsenal fans feel so entitled to more from the club

Arsenal fans are often accused of being entitled. They are, and this is why...

Why Thierry Henry holds the key to Theo Walcott's future at...

Thierry Henry is unquestionably an Arsenal legend, but his return to England surely ensures that Theo Walcott will extend his contract. We explain why here.

After his claims, is Alexis Sanchez really as good as Messi...

As you've no doubt heard by now, Alexis Sanchez has seemingly caused a stir online by saying he's good enough to be considered in the same bracket as superstar duo Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo - seen as the world's best players.

21 players: Arsenal loan deals reviewed

Arsenal loan watch
This season was mostly a forgettable one for the first-team, but how did the players across the club's various levels out on loan fare?

What should Arsenal do with this left-back?

The rumour that Arsenal have apparently turned down the chance to loan out Kieran Gibbs to West Ham has churned up the age-old question (well, not that old): what should the Gunners do with Kieran Gibbs?

How Wenger is building his best ever defence

Arsenal have now got strength in depth at the back and this could well be Arsene Wenger's best defence yet.

Why Arsenal fans shouldn't complain about lack of transfers

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
There are, as I begin writing this, just three games of the 2016 Euros left. Who's your money on? I haven't watched nearly enough of...

Why Walcott should take what Arsenal offer him

Theo walcott's contract is up for renewal and this time, it's totally different than his last one.

Why Jamie Vardy can be Arsenal's new Ian Wright?

Arsenal have triggered Jamie Vardy's release clause, you've probably heard. Can he do for the Gunners what Ian Wright did when he arrived aged 27?

How to avoid making the same mistake as Manchester United when...

by Lewis Ambrose It may still be a few years away yet, but it is inevitable that Arsène Wenger will leave Arsenal in the not-so...

11 new football rules you need to know ahead of the...

As the Euros get ready to start, many people haven’t realised that there have been a host of rule changes. Here are 11 of the 95 changes so you know what’s going on at least some of the time (although some are quite ridiculous)

Wenger's decisiveness and four other things we noticed against Manchester United

Five things that really stood out as Arsenal defeated Manchester United at Old Trafford.

5 things we learned from Arsenal’s FA Cup win over Chelsea

Arsene Wenger's done it again.

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s nervy win over Southampton

The Premier League returned this weekend and with it, a healthy dose of Arsenal-induced heart attacks. Here's what we learned from Arsenal's 2-1 win over Southampton

Iwobi talent really shows how bad Arsenal duo have been

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
The inclusion of Alex Iwobi in our first team has done two things: Firstly, proven that Arsene Wenger does have an eye for talent, even if our youth system can be hit or miss; and secondly, shine a light on how poor Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have been, particularly this season.

Exclusive: Arsenal goalscorer speaks to DailyCannon

Just before she turned up and scored the opening goal for Arsenal ladies against Bristol Academy on Wednesday night, we caught up with Carla...

21 players: Arsenal’s loan deals reviewed

Arsenal loan watch
This season was mostly a forgettable one for the first-team, but how did the players across the club's various levels out on loan fare?

Granit Xhaka – destroying Arsenal’s pansy reputation

If we successfully convince everyone that we have a destroyer who will take everything they throw at us and return it twice as hard, maybe we won't even need a destroyer after all.

Arsenal hot or not: Gabriel, Ox's love life, Tottenham setting...

Let's take a look at what's hot and what's not in the world of Arsenal...

The Arsenal XI Wenger should pick for every game remaining

With an unprecedented number of players available for the run-in , we look at the personnel who should be on the pitch from the first minute onwards.

Best player, goal and loanee: Arsenal Youth awards 2016/17

Chris Willock
It has been an eventful year for Arsenal at youth level, one that will give them renewed optimism for future seasons.

Who should be crowned Arsenal captain next season?

With Mikel Arteta headed for pastures blue (allegedly) and Per Mertesacker spending less and less time on the actual pitch, is it time for Arsene Wenger to pick a new Arsenal captain?

Why Arsenal will end Manchester United's hoodoo

Arsenal were handed a trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United in the FA Cup. Paul Williams explains why it won't end in tears this time.

Is Mesut Özil Arsenal’s most undervalued player?

by Helen Trantum Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. So goes the proverb, and never was it more true in football – as Google...

Why I hate Spurs more than Manchester United but Monday means...

As Arsenal travel to Old Trafford this weekend, we look at why our rivalry with the Red Devils can be put in the shade by our local relationship with Spurs, despite being much more competitive

Arsenal’s 5 best players of the season

After securing an unlikely victory over Chelsea to win this season's FA Cup trophy, it's time to reflect on an eventful year for Arsenal's first-team squad.

Why Chelsea's manager cannot compete with Arsene Wenger

Ahead of this weekend's fixture against the team that ruined Wenger's 1,000th game,, we look at why the manager deserves to remain at the club.

Fifth Annual AAAARGGH's! The only End of Season awards you need

Welcome, one and all, to the fifth edition of the Annual Arsenal Associated Awards Relating to Greatness and God-awful Hilarity!!! (or AAAARGGH! for short) Over the next few minutes, we’ll reflect back on a season full of highs and lows, and I’ll be handing out AAAARGGHs along the way.

Five reasons for Arsenal fans to be excited about new season...

With all the transfer doom and gloom surrounding Arsenal at the moment, it's easy to lose sight of reasons that we should actually get pretty excited about the new Premier League season starting on Saturday (Sunday for us).

Why Arsene Wenger rarely makes substitutions before 70 minutes?

Every Arsenal game it’s the same, no matter how much we all want to see Arsene Wenger turn to his bench to change things, he rarely ever does before 70 minutes are on the clock and that’s usually only because of an injury.

Santi Cazorla: The special one

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
It was once said of Arsène Wenger that he was an unlucky manager.

Exclusive – ‘I’m sure he’ll be a massive star for Arsenal’

Ray Parlour has tipped Alex Iwobi to be a huge star at Arsenal while highlighting what he’s done well so far in his short Arsenal career and what he needs to do to make sure that he fulfils his potential at the club.

Elite players deserve elite pitches not what's offered at Tottenham and...

Palace's pitch at the weekend highlights the gamesmanship of groundsmen. We look at where it can work for or against the home side and look ahead  to the Champions League.

Arsenal have Petr Cech replacement lined up for next season

We've heard a lot about Arsenal needing a new keeper, but don't they already have one? It can be hard to tell a great goalkeeper...

Mourinho's personal swear word and what Henry meant about Giroud

Perhaps it's because my focus is largely directed on the World Snooker Championship now, but things seem strangely calm at Arsenal at the minute. We...

Why Arsenal are better off without Wilshere

Back to fitness but not on the bench again at the weekend, does Jack Wilshere have a long-term future at Arsenal?

Mustafi’s rookie mistake, should learn from Tottenham man

Shkodran Mustafi
Shkodran Mustafi’s debut performance for Arsenal came in for some criticism in parts of the media after he made the mistake of actually playing football unlike Danny Rose who was named in the Team of the Week despite not playing a single minute.

Why supporting England makes Arsenal fans feel dirty

Helen Trantum column
Would you rather Arsenal win the Champions League or England win the World Cup?

Bellerin rules but Jenkinson will prove his worth and dislodge Debuchy

by Lewis Ambrose With Carl Jenkinson likely to leave the club but only on loan again this summer it leaves the club with two senior...

Analysis: How Arsenal can use Elneny to revitalise season

A north London derby at White Hart Lane is quite the occasion for a full Premier League debut. It's even more daunting when you're in red. Signed...

Four things to do when your side has just lost to...

No-one likes losing to Tottenham, but sometimes these things happen and you have to cope the best you can. Here are some tips to help you out.

What is a Lucas? Why is Perez not starting for Arsenal?

Having scored six goals and created four assists for Arsenal this term, plenty of questions are being raised about why Lucas Perez has yet to be rewarded with an extended run-in the first-team.

What does Debuchy's return mean for Bellerin?

Hector Bellerin has excelled since he was thrust into the first team, so what does Mathieu Debuchy's return from injury mean for the young Spaniard?

How Arsenal learned vital lessons from Fabregas and Wilshere to save...

Helen Trantum column
Have Arsenal learned the lessons from overplaying youngsters?

Why playing Mesut Ozil wide is no bad thing for Arsenal

After three months out with a knee injury, Mesut Ozil is ready for his first start. Will it be centrally or out on the wing? The German is so good, it doesn't really matter.

What's happened? Jamie Vardy's transfer to Arsenal

If you happened to turn your phone off after work on Friday afternoon and only turned it back on today you probably wondered what the hell happened. Let us help you out.

How does Čech compare to Wenger's previous keepers?

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal are reportedly close to signing Petr Čech, who would surely be number one next season, but how does the (soon-to-be) former Chelsea man stack...

Robin van Persie – Loved by no-one? Manchester United v Arsenal...

Robin van Persie is hated by Arsenal fans, but are the United fans turning on him too?

How envy drives Chelsea manager's obsession with Wenger

In a week when Jose Mourinho couldn’t resist having yet another pop at Arsene Wenger and his side, we look at why the Chelsea manager can’t seem to help himself.

What makes an Arsenal legend and what rules you out?

Helen Trantum column
Is the term 'legend' too readily used in modern football?

Arsenal find solution to midfield issues

Helen Trantum column
Our need for a new “DM” since 2008 have become the stuff of legend. Since Flamini ran his contract down and some Arsenal fans were...

Don’t believe the hype – Arturo Vidal, Newsnow and the information...

by Matthew Wade The Vidal "Transfer Saga" reminds us why the summer holidays are a good time to take a break from following club football...

How Giroud outshines Manchester United's world class trio in every way

Ahead of Monday night's FA Cup clash with our rivals, we look at how £13m man Olivier stacks up against players collectively worth in excess of £90m.

How Arsene Wenger killed my hope in Arsenal

Anita used to be the most positive Arsenal fan on the planet and nothing could shake her faith in Arsene Wenger...until this season. This pod...

August 2015: How will Arsenal line up?

Which of the Arsenal's squad's current players are guaranteed to be in the starting line up when next season gets underway?

Long read: Assessing Arsenal's transfer window

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Arsenal have, finally, addressed the two major shortcomings within the first team squad, but how was the window really?

UEFA decision is bad news for Arsenal

UEFA President Michel Platini was interviewed on RMC radio and he announced a possible change in the Financial Fair Play rules. The matter is in...

How Coquelin and Diaby's careers tell the same story

Two players who have experienced very different fortunes - just how fragile is the career of a top-flight footballer?

Why Arsene Wenger needs to stand up to Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez needs a rest, but will Arsene Wenger ever go against the player's wishes and give him one?

Monday recap: New signing done for Arsenal, still chasing more

With just one game on Monday featuring Arsenal players to entertain us, a little more gossip than we’ve had lately creeped into the equation.

Why facing Aston Villa will be harder than Liverpool

Are some Arsenal fans too quick to celebrate facing Aston Villa instead of Liverpool in the FA Cup final?

Greatest ever! Wenger close to being most successful FA Cup manager

Often accused of not caring about the FA Cup, it is a rare man who betters the Arsenal manager's record in the competition.

Three reasons Arsenal fans shouldn't want Simeone to replace Wenger

Arsenal need to consider many names as a replacement for Arsene Wenger. Diego Simeone shouldn't be one of them.

Why are Arsenal still waiting to make an Arsene Wenger announcement?

Arsenal still haven't announced a decision on Arsene Wenger's future and it seems like they don't actually have a clue what's going on or...

Jamie Vardy being a fool, remembering Bergkamp and Arsene Wenger never...

I think the summer does funny things to people, you know. I'm not sure whether it's the sudden breakthrough of the sun from above the grey,...

Four reasons why Arsenal can win the league next season

I know, I know. This season isn’t over yet. We could still finish fourth and lose the FA Cup final to Tactics Tim. I may be getting...

Why Arsenal can no longer continue with Ospina in goal

We look at why Wojciech Szczesny, whatever his crimes, simply must return to the Arsenal first team ahead of the weekend's game against Everton.

Do the Arsenal players' shirt numbers mean more than we think?

As you may have seen over the last few days, Arsenal players are currently engaging in a rather long-winded game of numerical musical chairs.

How Arsenal have the upper hand on Manchester United

Arsenal will travel to Old Trafford for the FA Cup. So which team is most likely to come out on top if the match was played on paper?

Gunners 'disgrace' stark contrast with Chelsea and Liverpool

In a week where Arsenal were ushered out of the Champions League, we look at why that exit has been roundly criticised compared to their English colleagues.

Why it’s not up to Wenger to fit in Ozil &...

There's been quite a lot written about Arsenal in the last few days, (that might seem like a redundant sentence, but we usually only...

Five things Arsenal need if they are to catch Manchester City

With the season just five games old, Arsenal are already five points behind Manchester City. Here are five things they need to do if the are to have any hope of catching Pep Guardiola's men.

Why Arsenal's manager should be on game cover not Chelsea's

Some things in life are a perfect match. Arsene Wenger has revolutionised Arsenal since his arrival in 1996, building the club up, winning titles and...

Tottenham man Player of the Season? Not even Player of North...

Harry Kane looks like he could be a cert for Player of the Season, but he isn't even the best player in north London

Tomas Rosicky’s top five Arsenal goals

Tomas Rosicky's goal against Brighton was just one of many great goals from his time at Arsenal. Remind yourself of a few more, and love him just a little bit more.

The silver lining to the Tottenham defeat finally shows itself

Perhaps losing to Tottenham wasn't such a bad thing after all. Stephen Bradley explains more here while wearing his tin hat.

Tactics – How Xhaka helped Arsenal back to winning ways

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Arsenal managed to both play fairly well and also make life unnecessarily difficult for themselves against a very competent Bournemouth side. Here's how Granit Xhaka played his part.

Will Xhaka provide the Granit that Arsenal needs?

As the dust settles following an ultimately disappointing campaign, compounded by a mediocre Manchester United equaling our FA Cup record, once again, it is look-to-the-future time.

£50m striker linked with Arsenal - Who is he & why...

Andrea Belotti
Highly-rated forward Andrea Belotti has helped fire Torino towards an unlikely charge for European football next season and the 23-year-old has been linked with a possible move to Arsenal in the summer.

8 amazing ‘facts’ about Rob Holding

Rob Holding is better than Fabio Cannavaro, this we know with certainty. Here are eight other 'facts' you might not have known about the best centre-back in the world.

Infographic: Wenger’s summer transfers

The summer transfer window opened just a few days ago, and many transfers have already been made in the Premier League. Arsenal fans, naturally, wonder...

Arsenal finally have harmony, victory will follow

by Matthew Wade Most Arsenal fans of any pre-Wenger vintage will have firm memories of (and probably miss) the old Arsenal club crest, and its...

How should Arsenal set up their midfield in 2015/16?

By Matthew Wade Arsenal's midfield has an embarrassment of riches: does more mean merrier? With Arsenal's improving squad strength, other challenges arise - how does the...

Why Arsenal need to sell before they can buy

A lot of focus over the last few weeks has fallen on who Arsenal need to bring in during the summer transfer window in order to boost their chances of winning the Premier League next season, all of it on who Arsenal should buy and none of it on who they should sell. This is wrong.

Questioning Mertesacker's captaincy and in praise of new anti-Chelsea rules

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Should Wenger take the captaincy more seriously and why the new conduct rules will hopefully teach Chelsea and Jose Mourinho how to behave

10 at the back: Arsenal’s defenders rated

Arsenal's defensive depth was tested to its limits in the latter stages of the 16/17 season but how did the defenders fare individually over the course of the season?

The day that changed Arsenal forever

20 years ago Arsenal sacked George Graham. Little did anyone imagine the chain of events that would unfold.

5 things Arsenal's Xhaka bid proves

After news broke of Arsenal's reported €50m bid for Granit Xhaka earlier this week, much of the focus went towards how he would fit into the team and how other players may or may not be better purchases.

Why does nobody ask Arsene Wenger this question?

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger loves to talk about his side’s mental strength, especially after they’ve clawed back a defecit, but why does nobody ask him where the mental strength is when games start so they don’t get into these positions in the first place?

Why are Arsenal underusing their most dangerous weapon?

Helen Trantum column
Arsenal’s record on the opening day of the season leaves something to be desired. In fact, since we moved to the Emirates we have won...

Arsenal hot or not: New signing, share price, Gazidis & more

It was a much better week for Arsenal this week than over recent times. So let's take a look at what's hot and what's not in the world of Arsenal...

Tottenham and the media shame themselves over Campbell chants

Sol Campbell Tomas Rosicky
When I heard the Tottenham fans singing about Sol Campbell on Sunday at White Hart Lane, my ears picked up.

5 things we learned as Arsenal gave us heart attacks against...

Granit Xhaka
Arsenal managed to beat Burnley 2-1 at the Emirates on Sunday but it was far from a straight forward win.

Winning is not enough – especially for Mesut Ozil

Nine years. It’s a long time in a lifetime, let alone in football. For those of us of a Gooner persuasion, it’s a length of time...

The Bosnian Hulk: Everything Arsenal are getting with new left-back from...

If reports are to be believed, Arsenal have signed Sead Kolašinac on a free transfer, so who exactly are Arsenal getting? We spoke to Bosnian, Amar Buljubašić, to get the lowdown on the 23-year-old defender.

The tale of the two expiring Arsenal contracts

After joyfully watching Arsenal comprehensively beat Manchester City on Sunday, two players came to mind: Mikel Arteta and Francis Coquelin. With almost ten years apart...

Arsenal goal of the season

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After Aaron Ramsey's winning header in the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday, I'm finding it difficult not to name that as goal of the season five times.

No glory for Barcelona in ‘greatest ever comeback’ as cheats prosper

On Wednesday, we witnessed the biggest comeback in Champions League history proving cheaters do prosper

How does leaving the EU affect Arsenal?

'Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose?' Having last week written that no-one knew anything about the Vardy situation, and about the media speculation...

Red, white and green: Celebrating Arsenal’s Irish Connection

I'm sure it won't have escaped the attention of all reading this that today is St. Patrick's Day, and as such is a date...

Manchester United man's salary leads the way amongst French stars

L'Equipe Magazine have published their annual sports salaries review and Cristiano Ronaldo still leads the way.

John Terry: Captain, Leader, Idiot

Why Chelsea skipper's jibes about "tippy tappy football" and its failings are wide of the mark. Finesse. It's not a word one commonly associated with Chelsea's...

15-minute read: Watching Arsenal a dream come true for this Croatian...

As any other Arsenal fan from abroad, visiting London and watching Arsenal play was on the top of my bucket list. This month, it finally happened.

9 reasons Vardy needs to think about his transfer from Leicester...

The longer it drags out, the more it feels like Jamie Vardy is going to turn down the chance to move to Arsenal. Here are nine reasons he could be pondering the offer.

Tactical analysis: Why Arsenal struggle to break teams down

Arsenal's issues in possession against a defensive team were evident once again in the 0-0 draw against Hull City on Saturday I had intended to...

Is pre-season responsible for Arsenal's injury woes?

Is the length of Arsenal's pre-season not only unnecessary but detrimental to our players' physical health?

Why do people hate Olivier Giroud? Let me tell you a...

Olivier Giroud
He’s tall, handsome, rich and plays (and scores) for Arsenal, so why do so many Arsenal fans (and fans in general) have such a problem with Olivier Giroud?

Five reasons why Arsenal transfers fail

With silly season in full swing and the Twitter keyboard warriors in fine voice, there are some key things we need to keep in mind if we're going to get through this summer without attacking each other: transfers do fail and it's not always Arsenal's fault.

Arsenal deadwood replaced by Granit

I think we'd all prefer that Arsenal were seen to to be a bit more proactive in the transfer market, but a signing sealed and delivered before the end of May?

Podcast: Best and worst of Arsenal's season, new kit and Granit...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matt is joined by Paul, Helen, Anita and Sylvain to disagree on the best and worst of the season.

‘Last man’ triple punishment rule changed

Often known as the ‘last man’ rule (it's nothing to do with being the last man), the punishment for ‘denying a goalscoring opportunity’ has...

Why Gunners must learn from Manchester United and Chelsea's managerial stupidity

After crashing out of the Champions League last Wednesday, Jose Mourinho was asked to explain why he thought Chelsea lost. "PSG deserved to win. When...

The Arsenal youngsters poised to make the breakthrough

Arsenal have a proud history of young players graduating to the first team. Who of the current crop stands a chance of forcing their way into Arsène Wenger's plans as early as next season?

Phil Neville plunges new depths of Arsenal-related idiocy

Phil Neville has given his verdict on what teams will finish in the top four...and they're as idiotic as you'd imagine.

Three Lions, six Gunners, high hopes

by Lewis Ambrose With the season coming to an end with a couple of international games it should be noted that Euro 2016 is just a...

Long read: Arsenal fans freak out as transfer market killed by...

Inevitably, in the absence of the potential Vardy transfer meeting deadlines guessed at by journalists, the vacuum of news has been gleefully filled by anyone with a desire to sell stories. Regardless of whether or not there is a story to sell.

Tactics: How Wenger masterminded cup final victory

Arsenal lifted the FA Cup for a record 12th time on Saturday with a dominant 4-0 win over Aston Villa. The game was always likely...

Arsenal don't need anyone else

by Matthew Wade With the usual summer links to Higuain and Cavani, and rumours now extending to Lacazette, do Arsenal actually need another striker? And...

How Arsenal swept the Manchester City slayers aside with another tactical...

Lewis Ambrose looks at the tactics behind Arsenal's comfortable win over Middlesbrough in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday at the Emirates.

Why Arsenal fans should say thank-you to Cesc Fabregas

It is, perhaps, inevitable that Sunday afternoon's match is going to see a disproportionate amount of attention focused on a certain Cesc Fabregas. This is as...

Crucial questions left unanswered for Arsenal after Emirates Cup

With another pre-season trophy in the bag, pre-season has gone well, but what have we learnt about Arsenal from the Emirates Cup weekend? With Arsenal...

Why Arsenal fans should hope Man United beat Chelsea

Ahead of a weekend with two season-defining games for Arsenal kicking off at roughly the same time, we look at how results in each of the games could affect us, despite only playing in one!

Do Arsenal need a Plan A, never mind a Plan B?

I've just spent the last couple of hours having the 'pleasure' of watching Roy Hodgson metamorphose from 'incompetent buffoon' into 'tactical god', all because...

Does former Arsenal captain really deserve to be branded a 'snake'?

On Monday, Mikel Arteta began working for his new club, Manchester City, and subsequently deleted all evidence of him ever playing for Arsenal off of his social media.

Long read: Arsenal's young attacking midfielders and forwards that could breakthrough

In the absence of any actual news about Vardy or Henrikh Mkhitaryan it seems a good time to follow on from last week, where I covered the youth set-ups striking options in detail. This time I’m going to talk about attacking midfielders and wingers.

How Arsenal really found their balance

After years of unpredictable ups and downs, due to injury, players leaving and bad luck, our squad seems to have finally found the perfect...

Tactics: Would Arsenal have to alter their playing style to fit...

News that Arsenal have triggered Jamie Vardy's release clause was met a mixed response from Gooners but what would it mean in term of tactical changes for Arsene Wenger's side?

Why Arsenal's most important player isn't Sanchez, Ozil or Cazorla

Many players in this current Arsenal squad are hailed as being vital, but is Olivier Giroud the most important of them all?

Chelsea's loss is Arsenal's gain as striker starts to make a...

Edward Nketiah
With two goals and one assist in three UEFA Youth League games, Edwards Nketiah sprung into the consciousness of Arsenal fans this season.

Arsenal legend – I’m not ‘out’ out but I’ve not hidden...

kelly Smith
Ahead of her celebration game on Sunday, Kelly Smith has come out to the world in a wide-ranging interview with Oliver Holt in the Daily Mail, a massive move from someone who values her privacy so fiercely.

Is this the only thing that can save Arsene Wenger at...

It's hard to know what to say after watching Arsenal lose at home to Swansea. It's not a lack of effort. There are a decent...

In focus: Theo Walcott finally shows some fire

Theo Walcott has had a tough ride from Gooners – we look at how his performance against West Ham demonstrates there might be some light at the end of the tunnel.

Arsenal to introduce new excuse manual for 2016/17 after exhausting current...

After dropping points for the 15th time this season, Arsenal have ordered an updated Excuse Manual for the 16/17 campaign as they have exhausted the current edition.

Why Nacho Monreal deserves all the praise after Manchester United performance

We look at how Arsenal's understated left back is having a season to remember.

Out now: Arsenal’s greatest number 7s book

Seven years ago today I had the crazy idea that I could do a daily Arsenal blog. Starting with in a different guise, the site...

Five of Arsenal man's oddest fashion choices

Hector Bellerin
After Hector Bellerin (and Aaron Ramsey) were selected for Vogue's most stylish footballers at the Euros feature, we thought we'd take a look at some of the Spaniard's 'bolder' looks.

17 Arsenal memes that will make you cringe

Memes, for the most part, can be pretty funny. These ones aren't

Which Cesc Fabregas are you talking about?

There's nothing more that football fans love, than drama. In last week's fixture between the league leaders and the team in third place, much was...

Arsenal and Manchester United swapped strikers, but who got the better...

Arsenal and Manchester United have swapped a pair of strikers in the past few years, but who got the better deal?

Can Jamie Vardy be to Arsenal what Robin van Persie was...

With Jamie Vardy's decision over whether he will join Arsenal or stay with Leicester City set to be made on Monday afternoon, potentially leaving thousands of heartbroken Foxes in its wake, it's difficult not to draw comparisons between the striker and Robin van Persie.

Episode 58: Discussing Granit Xhaka's Exquisite Balls + new signings and...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Stephen is joined by Helen and Anita to discuss the weekend win over Watford, Arsenal's imminent new signings, and reflect on a week without any bad news.

Is second place much better than fourth for Arsenal?

Arsenal claimed second place in the Premier League this weekend, but does it really matter?

This is why Theo Walcott is Arsenal's most important player

A look at why Theo Walcott is Arsenal's most important player, and why Arsene Wenger must keep him at all costs.

Tony Adams in, Arsene Wenger out?

Helen Trantum column
Mr Arsenal is home, but is he home for good?

Why it's time to stop doing this to female football fans

Being a football fan is a hard slog, especially when the men won't take you seriously no matter how much you know.

Player focus: Xhaka first start full of promise as he stars...

The Swiss midfielder got his first start for the Arsenal and did not disappoint.

BBC MOTD reach new levels of ridiculousness with Arsenal v West...

BBC's Match of the Day reached new levels of ridiculousness on Wednesday night with their analysis of Arsenal's game against West Ham.

Jose Mourinho and the seven Chelsea bores

We look at the insufferable Chelsea squad and their dwarvish nicknames

How Arsène Wenger is losing his most faithful fans

There has always been a reason for Arsène Wenger to stay in charge at Arsenal. Over the course of the last decade, some fans have...

The stats that shatter an Arsenal myth

Have Arsenal fallen off regularly in the Barclay's Premier League? We seem to hear it regularly, but is it really true?

Take it down! Fabregas banner should never been erected in first...

With most of the build up to Sunday's game about one man and one man only, we examine his impact on the club and ask whether *that* banner should ever have been erected outside the Emirates.

Arsenal tactics: Xhaka, Ramsey and the return of Wengerball

Arsenal tactics
The enduring memory of Tuesday night’s triumphant trip to Basel will be the scintillatingly slick move for Lucas Perez’s second goal but it should also be of the Xhaka-Ramsey partnership

Feeble tactics! Why Chelsea choked & English teams are failing in...

The Premier League makes and spends more money than any other league in football. So why isn’t it the best? For a little while now...

Arsenal's magical Spaniard proves impossible is nothing

Santi Cazorla is producing some of the best football of his career at the minute, and the little Spaniard shows no sign of going off the boil any time soon.

Why Arsenal fans are turning on Giroud

At the beginning of the season, I was one of those Arsenal fans saying that we didn't need a big name striker because we had Olivier Giroud. How wrong I was.

What needs to happen for Arsenal to finish above Liverpool

A top four finish may be out of Arsenal's hands but it's not impossible.

Arsenal wanted him, so why did Gnabry want to leave so...

At a BTSport live Facebook event, Arsene Wenger confirmed that he wanted to keep Serge Gnabry at the club during the summer so why did he want to leave so badly?

The 4 reasons Wenger doesn't need to sign another striker

So the second weekend of the season was much nicer than the first, with Arsenal securing all three points at Selhurst Park. Now we only have...

Why can't Arsenal attract players like Manchester United?

With only a few days remaining before the summer transfer window closes, Arsenal fans are racking their brains to try to figure out what the club's plans are, or even if there are any at all.

Unhappy goalkeeper released + more – Arsenal weekly review

Arsenal weekly review
If such things can be quantified, then this week has certainly been a lot better than the week that went before.

How Arsenal and the media are failing Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil is misunderstood and misrepresented by the people paid handsomely to explain this game to us. He’s punished for their ignorance and preference for hyperbole. Ozil is being made a scapegoat, mostly by a media determined to see him fail from the moment he joined Arsenal

Why Arsenal weren't lucky at all against Reading

Younger readers may need to Google him, but comedian and writer Ben Elton used to talk about something called the "reality gap". It's the gap...

Whose goal was really better – Giroud or Mkhitaryan’s?

Olivier Giroud goal v Crystal Palace
Olivier Giroud has publicly claimed the fact that his scorpion kick goal on New Year's Day against Crystal Palace was better than Manchester United creative midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan's goal against Sunderland a week prior.

Why Theo Walcott can't make up his mind over his position

So, Theo Walcott wants to be a winger again, huh?

Is Olivier Giroud the most underrated striker in the Premier League?

Still not fully free of the 'flop' label that was applied to him when he first arrived, Olivier Giroud could be the most underrated striker in the Premier League.

Manchester City fans show Arsenal fans how to be angry

Helen Trantum column
Can you fall out of love with football?

Why Chelsea’s days of stockpiling players are coming to an end

Chelsea have gathered plenty of criticism and anger from a number of different rival clubs, supporters and critics in the media over the past few years for their trend of stockpiling young players. That could all be about to end

How one subtle shift has totally transformed Arsenal

Sometimes in football, radical change is needed to ensure that a team gets positive results. In other instances, the change needs to be rather more subtle in order to get the most out of a team.

Why Arsenal feel like a proper team again

Arsenal may have a similar record to last season in the league, but things feel very different.

Player focus: Arsenal find their latest midfield sensation in Iwobi

It is hard to get carried away with an attacking performance against a lower-division team, but nothing Alex Iwobi did against Hull was down...

Why Arsenal will finish (at least) third this season

I’m full of optimism in the league at the moment. We're on a decent run while not playing brilliantly but still grinding out results. We’ve also...

Five ways life is better after winning against Manchester United

Another unwanted record gone, another reason to continue to bask in Monday night.

How did Mohamed Elneny end up at Arsenal?

Mohamed Elneny arrived at Arsenal in 2016, an unknown midfielder from the Swiss league. So how did he end up at Arsenal?

Five things learned from Arsenal’s scrappy win at Ludogorets

After going 2-0 down, Arsenal came back 3-2 in order to progress to the final 16 of the Champions League.

Arsenal need to get shopping, but which club is winning the...

Helen Trantum column
You cannot afford to stand still, even if you win the league. You could argue that it’s a theory created by fans who simply always...

Are Arsenal stuck between a rock and a hard place in...

The transfer market is a medium that is full of hidden agendas, misleading information and everyone involved in only interested in taking advantage of as many people as possible.

TV money may be Arsenal’s downfall

When it was announced at the beginning of the year that Arsenal, along with the other 19 Premier League clubs, would receive an extra £40-50m in TV revenue, we all welcomed the news with open arms.

Can the league's best goalkeeper overhaul Chelsea?

by Helen Trantum A good goalkeeper can save you 15 points a season. So the legend goes, anyway. This season Arsenal finished 12 points behind Champions Chelsea,...

Why does Mesut Ozil divide opinion so much?

Mesut Ozil divides opinion amongst fans and pundits alike, but why?

How much is Francis Coquelin really worth?

Arsene Wenger made some interesting comments in his latest press conference about the recent emergence as a full bona fide first team player from...

What Wenger really meant with Europa League comments

Once again Arsene Wenger's comments have been taken out of context and splashed all over the internet.

Should Arsenal sell Cazorla? The case for and against

Santi Cazorla has been linked heavily with a move to Atletico Madrid but should Arsenal let him go? It seems like a no-brainer, right?

Arsenal season is over but fan revolt has just begun

There are very few things that we know for certain at Arsenal at the moment. We don't know if the manager is in danger of...

12 things that didn’t exist when Tottenham last finished above Arsenal

With Tottenham’s win over Bournemouth on Saturday, finishing above Arsenal for the first time since 1995 now seems inevitable. Here are a few things we didn’t have/know about the last time Spurs managed this spectacular feat.

Most improved Arsenal player of the season

It was always a matter of when, not if, with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Does Mesut Ozil really disappear in ‘big games’?

A lot has been said of Mesut Ozil's apparent inability to perform during Arsenal's bigger games.

Why Alexis still has to prove he deserves Arsenal's number 7...

Helen Trantum column
With this week’s announcement that there’s a new number 7 on the block, I couldn’t help thinking that it’s a good job Alexis’ move came this summer rather than last, for if it had been announced pre-publication, we’d have had to reconsider our list for our Greatest Number 7s book..

Are Arsenal this midfielder's only hope?

With the Abou Diaby's contract up in the summer, we look at whether the midfielder has a future at Arsenal.

Tactics: Giroud and Monreal shining as competition inspires fight

The sky’s the limit as Arsenal players are inspiring each other to become better players.

How Alexis Sanchez's attitude led to his inevitable injury ahead of...

Alexis Sanchez's recent interview with ESPN Brazil couldn't have been better (or worse, from our point of view) timed after he picked up an injury in training for Chile.

Oxlade-Chamberlain to come of age at last

by Lewis Ambrose If you count the Community Shield as a competitive match pre-season is now over and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has reaffirmed the idea that...

Why Arsenal are struggling to sell cup final tickets against Chelsea

Arsenal are struggling to sell their allocation of FA Cup final tickets, but why?

Long read: Wenger’s tactical plan starts to form

Arsenal's Saturday stroll in Hull showed some hints of method to what has appeared tactical madness.

Five years until refs like Taylor are no longer a liability

The Dutch FA is currently testing referee-assisting video technology. Despite the International Football Association Board delaying it's use in competitive matches for a year this...

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s pre-season

by Nia Griffiths The Arsenal squad have now returned from their pre-season in Singapore where we won our first piece of silverware for the 2015/16...

Long read: Why Xhaka-Ramsey is key to Arsenal’s success

There were two main takeaways for Arsenal to mull upon after a comfortable 4-0 win at hapless Swansea last weekend.

Why playing Granit Xhaka can solve 2 Arsenal problems in 1

In the last two games, Arsenal have shown that they have the strongest squad in the Premier League, and that they have two distinct formulas available to them that they can use can get results in almost any circumstance but Granit Xhaka is the key

Reasons to be proud of Arsenal and football in a messed...

Helen Trantum column
I’m lost without football. Each summer, I spend three months in purgatory, with the solace of international matches and pre-season friendly barely the slightest comfort,...

Long read: Swansea show Arsenal’s strengths and frailties

South Wales' finest once again gave Arsenal a scare in our own back yard.

Coquelin already outperforming Chelsea man he wants to emulate

Francis Coquelin will come face-to-face with the man he's been compared to since he returned to Arsenal from Charlton. Widely seen as the best defensive...

Professional referee demands FA action on referee quality

Roger East
The state of refereeing in England currently is absolutely abysmal. What can be done about it?

Why Arsenal need to step back before they can move forward

This advice to Arsenal comes from Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

How the majority haven't got a clue when it comes to...

Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil’s teacher knew that he was something special from the first time he saw him on the playground so why does he get such a hard time from the English media?

Arsenal fans need to change before the board will listen

It may be time for a change, but Arsenal fans need to change before the board take notice.

Why Santi Cazorla deserves to be smiling again

You knew this one was coming... I've gone a couple of ways round with this post. There is the straight retelling of Santi Cazorla's Arsenal...

Exclusive – Arsenal explain absence of black armbands against Swansea

Graham Taylor Tribute
Arsenal are planning their own tribute to Graham Taylor this weekend

Tottenham shame themselves with Campbell chants and media silence deafening

Sol Campbell Tomas Rosicky
Tottenham fans shamed themselves at White Hart Lane as they sang the most disgusting song about Sol Campbell, and the media chose to ignore it lest it go against the 'great Spurs day' narrative.

Lucas, Xhaka, BTSport and more things we learned about Arsenal against...

A comfortable 4-1 victory over Basel means Arsenal beat PSG to the top of our Champions League group table but what else did we learn?

Why it's time for Jack Wilshere to make a decision

The worries of the Arsenal world weigh heavy. That's what Jack Wilshere found out back in the autumn of 2011, at any rate. With the...

5 brilliant reasons the Europa League can a blessing for Arsenal

This hellish Premier League season has come to a close, and Arsenal finished just outside the top four for the first time in some fans’ lifetime.

5 reasons the Europa League can just what Arsenal need

After a hellish Premier League season Arsenal finished just outside the top four for the first time in some fans’ lifetime.

Infographic: Tomas Rosicky – 10 Years A Gunner

It's the last match of the season, and that means it's the last match for Tomas Rosicky as an Arsenal player. This is being written...

In focus: Giroud's striker masterclass against West Ham

We take a closer look at Arsenal’s main man following a perfect performance against a weak West Ham side.

Who will pay to 'fix' the Emirates?

Once again, the lack of atmosphere at the Emirates Stadium has come under scrutiny, so how do we fix it and who will pay?

Why Arsenal need to move fast after Vardy deal dies

So. Jamie Vardy. We get to hate him again now, right? That's how this works, right?

Arsenal become first team to reach century in top flight

24th April 1915: Arsenal 7-0 Nottingham Forest. 100 years ago today saw Arsenal play their last game in the Second Division, yet they were never promoted.

Why do we sing about hating Spurs, not loving Arsenal?

by Paul Williams Why do we sing about hating Tottenham and not about loving Arsenal? On Saturday evening, Arsenal Football Club ended a trophy drought that...

Top 10 Arsenal goals this season

You may or may not know (of course you know) that Alexis Sanchez slotted home Arsenal’s 100th goal this season in all competitions. With this...

Can Arsenal finish ahead of Tottenham, Manchester City and Leicester?

Following the last gasp Welbeck winner at the weekend, Arsenal are back to being the bookies' favourites for the title, but despite hope, can...

Why I don't believe in Arsène Wenger at Arsenal anymore

People are, correctly, using the evidence of their own eyes and returning a judgement that finds Arsène Wenger incapable of delivering us the Arsenal...

Reading fans get three semi tickets, Arsenal fans rely on luck

While Arsenal fans go into a ballot for semi-final tickets for the FA Cup, Reading season ticket holders can claim THREE each.

Everything Arsenal fans need to know about their new 20-year-old defender

Cohen Bramall
Arsene Wenger confirmed that Arsenal have agreed a deal for Cohen Bramall from Hednesford Town. Here's everything you need to know about him:

Arsenal have Petr Cech replacement lined up for next season

Helen Trantum column
As the debate rages over who should replace Petr Cech in Arsenal's goal, Helen Trantum looks at how the club already have his replacement

Is Danny Welbeck the striker Arsenal needed all along?

Two days later and I'm still replaying Danny Welbeck's winning goal against Leicester. The fabulous header, expertly drifted into the area from a free-kick by...

How Arsenal are getting Alexis to inspire the team again

A second strong performance in a week suggested Alexis Sánchez is close to finding his best form again. A stop-start season has undoubtedly held the...

Mounting injuries threaten Arsenal’s progress ahead of Manchester United trip

Can improved strength in depth offset traditional curses?

Where should Arsenal draw the financial line when it comes to...

by Nia Griffiths With Arsene Wenger rumoured to have pulled out of the Morgan Schneiderlin deal due to his £25m price tag, was he right...

Hilarious: Mertesacker, Koscielny and Ramsey parody ‘Return of the Mack’

As we gear up for the FA Cup final this weekend, things are starting to get a little bit exciting. In that vein, Arsenal stars...

How Arsenal killed my hope in Arsene Wenger

Anita used to be the most positive Arsenal fan on the planet and nothing could shake her faith in Arsene Wenger...until this season.

What FA Cup final triumph means for Arsenal and their summer...

by Matthew Wade What does the Gunners' FA Cup final triumph means for the club and its summer dealings? So after a weekend where Arsenal won...

Why Arsenal fans are right to be concerned about the club's...

In precisely one month from today, Arsenal will open their 2016-17 Premier League campaign.

Another Arsenal starlet handed new contract

Arsenal youth
Given a professional contract to celebrate his 17th birthday, it's fair to say that talented winger, Reiss Nelson, has earned praise and rave reviews alike for an excellent 2016.

Are Arsenal going to catch Chelsea and win Premier League?

With momentum and form on Arsenal's side and Manchester City and Chelsea dropping points, could Arsenal win the league this season?

Hit or miss? Arsenal’s January deals

Which of Arsenal's January transfer signings have been a hit and which ones missed the mark by a mile? Find out here.

Why Arsenal’s new tactics aren’t working as well as you think

Since moving to the 3–4–2–1 system after losing 3–0 to Crystal Palace, Arsenal have played six games, won five and conceded only four goals.

Arsenal's top five goals of the season with a shock winner

During Arsenal's 2015/16 season, we scored 90 goals in all competitions (91 if you include the Community Shield) but which was our best one? We put it to you.

The fall of Arsenal's golden boy

Jack Wilshere was once hailed as the future of Arsenal, but now, after numerous incidents and mini-scandals, is that still the case?

Infograph: Olivier Giroud - better than Costa, Ageuro, Kane & more...

Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud - another player on the list of great buys for Arsene Wenger? Yes, definitely!

Tactics: What Arsenal changed that made them worse

Alex Iwobi, Granit Xhaka and Francis Coquelin
As ball after ball fell in the centre of midfield, I watched helplessly as the likes of Lallana, Can, and even Firmino seized them for Liverpool. Where were Arsenal's ball winners?

8 things Alexis Sanchez can buy every week with £300k

With reports circulating that Arsenal have offered Alexis Sanchez £300k per week, I take a look at what exactly the Chilean could buy every week.

Sky prove they care as little for Arsenal fans as BBC

Sky Sports have made their pick of games from May and once again Arsenal fans face a long trip with no trains home.

Wenger no concerns about losing Ramsey amid Barca bid talk

Like the rest of you, you probably woke to the 'news' that Barcelona were planning on bidding £50m for Aaron Ramsey. Leaving aside the fact...

Thank you, Tomas Rosicky

As Tomas Rosicky ends his Arsenal career with the expiration of his contract on Tuesday, Paul Williams takes a look back over his Arsenal career.

Is Nacho Monreal Arsenal’s most improved player?

Nacho Monreal is keeping Kieran Gibbs out of the Arsenal starting line up, is he the most improved Arsenal player this season?

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s smashing win over Chelsea

It was a morale-boosting victory over our fierce west London rivals Chelsea on Saturday evening, but what did we learn from the match?

Granit Xhaka’s disciplinary record: The truth v the narrative

Granit Xhaka arrived in the Premier League this season with a reputation for getting himself into trouble with the ref on a regular basis.

Manchester United man with worth disciplinary record that Granit Xhaka

Granit Xhaka arrived in the Premier League last season with a reputation for getting himself into trouble with the ref on a regular basis.

Infograph: Arsenal’s Premier League Fixtures + Important Dates

It's been less than a month since the season ended, and we already know how the new one will look. Now we've made it pretty.

Look: Mesut Özil infographic draws all of Arsenal star's assists

18 assists for Mesut Özil this season and it's not even over yet. As we all know, he has a great opportunity to break the...

Podcast: Arsenal's new signing, pre-season strikers, and the new England manager.

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Helen and Matthew discuss our new addition to the #british core, pre-season striking options, and the new England managerial set up... and Lionel Messi's...

This is how Wenger solves his wide-man dilemma

A slight shock emerged at 11:45 on Saturday as Arsène Wenger named his starting XI and plumped for Danny Welbeck ahead of Theo Walcott. Walcott...

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s horror show at Chelsea

Petr Cech
Although I think most of us were expecting an embarrassing performance and result against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, it's never nice to actually have to live through it.

How Koscielny grew into one of the world's best for Arsenal

Since an unforgettable Premier League debut at Anfield in August of 2010, which saw him sent off in second-half stoppage time, Laurent Koscielny hasn't had an easy journey to success for Arsenal.

Tactical analysis: Improving Arsenal ready for title challenge

The game against Chelsea on Sunday was, as I’m sure you all know by now, a goalless draw. As everyone always labels them, it was inevitably...

Do Arsenal need to buy a striker for next season?

Arsenal have been in exceptional form throughout the second half of the Premier League campaign, and stand a great chance of finishing second at...

All you need to know about Arsenal's Algerian midfielder

Ismael Bennacer
Fresh after receiving a call-up to join the Algeria squad ahead of this year's Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon, here is a profile of the 19-year-old midfielder and why you should keep an eye on him in future.

The best Arsenal awards you'll read all summer

by Stephen Bradley It's that time of year again! Welcome, one and all, to the fourth edition of the Annual Arsenal Associated Awards Relating to Greatness...

Hull manager refuses to follow Mourinho's lead when it comes to...

Despite what some managers have been implying about Arsene Wenger and Arsenal this week, Hull City manager, Steve Bruce, has quite a different view. Speaking...

10 things that didn’t exist before Arsene Wenger became Arsenal manager

Arsene Wenger has been in charge of Arsenal for 21 years and in that time plenty of stuff has happened.

Are Arsenal really about to let another captain leave?

If chatter over the weekend is to be believed, then this season may be Mikel Arteta's last in an Arsenal shirt. Is that a good thing?

Epic long read: Arsene Wenger in the Emirates Era – Life,...

Arsene Wenger
In 2004, Roman Abramovich, who had recently become the owner of Chelsea Football Club, started putting together the pieces necessary for the rise of the club as a superpower.

Success or failure? Arsene Wenger in the Emirate era

Arsene Wenger
In 2004, Roman Abramovich, who had recently become the owner of Chelsea Football Club, started putting together the pieces necessary for the rise of the club as a superpower.

Arsenal centre back reveals club made unprecedented move to sign him

Arsenal youth
2016 was a whirlwind year for talented defender Daniel Ballard after being release and then resigned by the club in a move he described as unheard of.

Why Arsenal will be back above Tottenham after the next game

With the calmness of a few days to think about the game against Spurs, it's clear to see that Arsenal will be back above them again in no time. This is why.

Top 10 Arsenal goals v Liverpool

I hate the international break. It bores me. I can’t get that excited about international football when it’s basically just a 'bigger' nation comfortably beating a...

Five questions Arsenal fans want answers to

Some of life’s greatest mysteries often go unsolved and I’m sure that Arsenal are responsible for around 75% of them. Forget the unknown identity of...

Five reasons Goonerettes should stay in the kitchen

A look at some of the accusations levelled at female football fans and the truth behind them.

£85m bid submitted: Why do Arsenal want Mbappe so much?

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Kylian Mbappé is one of Europe's hottest prospects with plenty of interested suitors scouting his progression at Monaco. So why is he so in demand?

Why Aaron Ramsey dyed his hair yellow

Aaron Ramsey has revealed that he dyed his hair yellow in order to fit in with the club’s new away and third kits.

How Granit Xhaka can lead Arsenal forward

Helen Trantum column
Who sets the tempo of Arsenal’s play?

Sunday recap: Cavani? Giroud v Benzema + actual football

With the Euros underway and Arsenal players to focus on, it seems as if the transfer gossip mill is taking a little break. In fact,...

Five things we learned from Arsenal v Paris Saint-Germain

What did Arsenal actually learn against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night?

16 consecutive league starts then nothing: Is his time up at...

Theo Walcott
Arsenal winger Theo Walcott was an unused substitute in Sunday’s 3-1 win against Everton, amassing just over 300 minutes of football in the last two months, which suggests his future is up at the Emirates Stadium.

16 consecutive league starts then nothing: Is his time up at...

Theo Walcott
Arsenal winger Theo Walcott was an unused substitute in the Gunners final league game of the season, amassing just over 300 minutes of football in the last two months, which suggests his future is up at the Emirates Stadium.

16 consecutive league starts then nothing: Is his time up at...

Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott amassed just over 300 minutes of football in the last two months, which could suggest his future is up at the Emirates Stadium.

Selling two - what are Arsenal's right-back options going forward?

Hector Bellerin
With news that Carl Jenkinson is expected to leave the club in the coming days, as well as uncertainty over Mathieu Debuchy's future at Arsenal, this article assesses the Gunners' options at right-back.

Jack Wilshere providing Arsenal with transfer dilemma

'Jack's had a setback.' There isn't a sentence that exists which can fill an Arsenal fan's heart with sorrow than the above one. Anytime it...

Long read: An Arsenal week of two halves ends with Jamie...

Arsenal are firmly back on track after a week of two halves.

Why Arsenal still have it all to do to be Champions...

Wednesday night's latest installment of the 'The Lionel Messi Show feat. Barcelona' was one of the most incredible ever produced, even for a programme that...

Sing up! Why Arsenal need home fans to act like they're...

With Arsenal's fantastic 9,000 travelling contingent receiving widespread praise for the atmosphere at Old Trafford, we look at the contrast with the home support and what we can do to close the gap.

Why mammoth change is not what’s needed at Arsenal

Arsenal are facing an unprecedented situation with many players out of contract at the same time in 2018. What's going on?

What sort of owner is Stan Kroenke and what is Alisher...

In order to understand Stan Kroenke as Arsenal owner, you need to understand how he's operated in his other sports ventures, Stateside. Thankfully, Stephen Bradley is an NFL nut and he's taken the time to put together this pod to help to explain Silent Stan to the Arsenal fans Kroenke prefers to ignore. He also examines Alisher Usmanov's offer for the club and what he could be up to.

Arsenal have paid the price for not taking risks

When criticising Arsenal for not taking enough risks, there is plenty to choose from.

What Arsenal need to change to challenge next season

As another season ends without a realistic challenge for the Premier League or Champions League, the FA Cup Final was a very welcome conclusion. While...

Wenger confirms why Arsenal are better in second halves than first

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger explained what he said to his Arsenal team at the halftime break against Bournemouth and his comments seem to backup what we strongly believed – it’s a mental problem.

Underwhelming windows of Chelsea, Liverpool & City leave Gunners in pole

by Stephen Bradley 'Are we good enough?' If there was one sentence that summed up the collective thinking of Arsenal fans at the moment, it would...

How Danny Welbeck beat Manchester United

You grow supporting a club and dreaming that, maybe one day, you’ll score the winner in front of thousands of fans chanting your name. Maybe not how Danny dreamed it, but he's a Gooner now.

Debate: Should Gibbs start the season ahead of Monreal?

by Helen Trantum Arsenal’s academy specialises in left backs. In the Wenger years we have seen the likes of Ashley Cole, Gael Clichy and most recently...

Has the Arsenal manager used his huge resources wisely?

Pedro Losa
Sunday's home defeat to Liverpool could the final nail on the coffin for the Ladies' hopes of Champions League qualification. Should Pedro Losa go?

Line up, line up, get your unwanted Arsenal players here...

by Stephen Bradley There are many things in football that seem like they're designed to do one thing yet in fact do something quite different. For...

This is the real reason Arsene Wenger changed formation against Middlesbrough

'Even at my age, you can change.' This was what Arsene Wenger had to say after beating Middlesbrough 2−1 last Monday, after being asked about...

Why Alexis and Ozil’s contract situations are nothing to worry about

Arsenal are second in the league, unbeaten since opening day (except the EFL Cup), and have just won their Champions League group whilst scoring 18 goals in the process.

It's time to be honest - Arsenal's football has been rubbish

Helen Trantum columnvideo
Whisper it, but Arsenal haven’t been playing the most beautiful football.

Jennings, Seaman, Lehmann…Cech? – Welcoming another goalkeeping game-changer

By Matthew Wade Does Petr Cech's signing and the subsequent likely departure of Ospina demonstrate a new ambition and ruthlessness from Arsenal? So Arsenal have finally...

Arsenal waste fans' time

Should Arsenal fans be more patient?

Why Tottenham can only dream of emulating Arsenal

Helen Trantum column
Tottenham are at least a decade behind Arsenal.

Old Arsenal favourites re-emerge as the Vardy hokey-cokey continues

So another week of multi-continental international football loveliness has been and gone, with bugger all real news on the Arsenal front.

How to live with a Manchester United fan when you're Arsenal

Just how do you cope living with a Manchester United fan, especially when Arsenal are playing them? Anita Sambol explains all here.

How Cazorla and Sanchez use their small stature to their advantage

As Arsenal come up against the shortest team in the Premier League this weekend, we take a look at why size isn’t always everything.

Five reasons why Arsenal fans should care about Euro 2016

A summer without the Premier League doesn't have to be football-less doom and gloom. Unless that's what you want, that is.

Isn't it time fans forgave this Arsenal 'traitor'?

Ashley Cole has all but airbrushed him out of Arsenal's history, especially his role with the Invincibles, because of the Arsenal fans. Isn't it time we forgave him?

Top 3 young Arsenal players to watch in 2017

Ainsley Maitland-Niles
With the likes of Alex Iwobi breaking into the first team and Chuba Akpom on the fringes, who else should we look out for in 2017?

Arsenal player ratings: He’s taken to it like a pig to...

Arsenal made light work of Stoke on Saturday with a display that has been a long time coming. In this short pod, Lee Hurley casts his eye over each of the players who came away from Middle Earth with all three points and how this run is the most Arsenal thing ever.

Do Arsenal have too many midfielders?

by Nia Griffiths With Tomas Rosicky getting miffed at his lack of playing time and others, like Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jack Wilshere and even Serge Gnabry,...

Five things we learned from the Community Shield

Arséne Wenger broke his hoodoo over Jose Mourinho with his first ever victory against the Chelsea boss, and it was a refreshing change from the...

Seven crucial fixtures for Arsenal in the top four race

The race for the top four is well and truly on. With just four points separating third and seventh, it could go down to the wire.

Are Arsenal a one-man team?

Once upon a time, an Arsenal team went a full 38 game league season unbeaten. We’re often told that the Invincibles were the ultimate team,...

Five key moments that helped Arsenal win the FA Cup

Our defence of the FA Cup swings back into action this weekend. Yeah, meedja, look! We won something last season Yes, I know, you've noticed that...

Euros highlight Arsenal’s tactical questions

So; the summer's international tournament has concluded, with Portugal playing Greece to France's Portugal. Some reputations have been enhanced and others, particularly managers, have been...

Power of Habit – Why Arsenal fail to beat top sides

Why do Arsenal struggle in big games? It's all about their habits..

Arsenal FanTV: Great Idea, Grim Reality

There is no justification for objecting to the existence of Arsenal FanTV but it does raise a lot of problems

"No concerns at all" – Arsenal move closer to title challenge

In a bullish mood on Friday morning, Arsène Wenger strongly quashed rumours that Barcelona have any chance of signing Aaron Ramsey. “All our players want...

Why Arsenal are right to ignore America, for now

With the international break under way, we look at why Arsenal's own international focus has been on the Middle-East and Asia at the expense of the United States of America.

Montreal must continue to start ahead of Gibbs

by Lewis Ambrose On Friday evening, our very own Helen Trantum wrote about Kieran Gibbs and argued that he should be back in the side...

How to build your own Gooner family

Want to know how to build your own Gooner Family? Paul Williams explains how he built his.

Midfield masterclass helps Wenger beat Mourinho again

Arsenal’s midfield outshone their United counterparts and provided the perfect platform for Sunday's 2-0 win, which leaves Jose Mourinho still searching for his first...

What’s hot, what’s not: Xhaka, Elneny, Ozil, Tottenham & more

It was a much better week for Arsenal this week than over recent times. So let's take a look at what's hot and what's not in the world of Arsenal...

What does Aaron Ramsey mean by 'success' for Arsenal?

Aaron Ramsey believes that this season can still be a success in spite of Tuesday's Champions League elimination - can it?

Why hated Manchester United manager is key to Arsenal's season

Helen Trantum column
At the start of the season, all the noise was about Pep Guardiola.

Why my Spurs fiancé adores me being in love with Arsenal

Helen Trantum column
Prejudice is a funny thing. I read Nia's article earlier this week on International Women's Day about the difficulties she faces in establishing her credentials...

Talented centreback hails Arsenal youngster as 'a big inspiration for us'

Ben Sheaf
Ben Sheaf recently spoke to the Arsenal matchday programme

Why three at the back suits Arsenal’s aggressive defenders

Arsenal’s switch to a back three has added some much needed defensive solidity as we enter the final stretch of the season.

Why you should back Arsenal to make European history again

Arsenal have a great history, and part of that has included ground – and record – breaking wins in Europe. They need another on Tuesday night, and they can get it.

In praise of Danny Welbeck

Danny Welbeck may not be scoring the number of goals people expect from a top striker, but that doesn't mean he wasn't a great buy as Paul Williams explains.

Arsene Wenger's top five signings - number 4

You may have noticed that it is now twenty years since Arsène Wenger took the hot seat at Arsenal. Here, at DCHQ, we thought it was time to have a look at his top five captures since his arrival in north London.

Why Arsenal take selfies cc Jamie Carragher

I’m not sure if you heard, but Arsenal won a big game on Sunday. They don’t do that very often, although that certainly seems like...

Arsene Wenger can’t win at Sutton United

Arsenal travel to Sutton United on Monday night in the FA Cup with Arsene Wenger probably aware that he can’t win no matter what happens.

Who is strong enough to lead Arsenal if the captain isn't?

We reflect on an abject performance from the Gunners and the role stand-in captain Mertesacker played in generating not just a mountain but an Everest to climb in the return leg. 

Why banners aren't the problem, Arsenal fans are

A peculiar thing happened to me during the Tottenham match last weekend. I was in the pub with the usual gathering of Arsenal fans that...

Theo Walcott 'It comes down to my attitude'

Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott is a changed man this season, so what happened?

Why Arsenal fans are right to celebrate St Totteringham's Day

Helen Trantum column
Is finishing above Spurs like winning a competition? Is it better?

This is how Arsenal should treat Carl Jenkinson

Carl Jenkinson
After Arsène Wenger this week revealed that right-back Carl Jenkinson has lost confidence and is not completely himself, there's plenty of questions about the defender's future at the club as well as whether he's being treated correctly.

Arsenal overtake Manchester United in the Injury League

Arsenal keep moving on up all the tables.

Respecting Wenger will be Jose Mourinho's downfall

If Zouma plays on Sunday, Arsenal will win. Respect It's a concept apparently lost on Jose Mourinho when it comes to talking about Arsene Wenger. The man...

Is this the reason Arsene Wenger isn't starting Granit Xhaka?

Granit Xhaka v PSG
Xhaka was heralded as the saviour of a central midfield that seemed to be our biggest weakness, so why isn't he starting games?

Arsenal will need more than luck against Tottenham and Manchester United

Three at the back. Three games. Three wins. Does this mean Arsenal are back on track?

Arsenal make history against Leicester

Once upon a time, Arsene Wenger famously said “It wouldn’t surprise me if we were to go unbeaten for the whole season.” What happened next went down in history.

"I’ve been taught to play in various positions" says Arsenal defender

Tobi Omole
Tobi Omole, who turns 17 in mid-December, is one of Arsenal's defensive prospects developing at the Academy.

Are Arsenal ruining your love life?

Is your love for Arsenal getting in the way of sexy times with the other love interest in your life? IT might be and you don't even know it.

Numbers show 80 points will win the league, but why?

A win against Aston Villa on Sunday sent Arsenal to the top of the Premier League table. They could yet be usurped by Leicester City,...

Tactics: Why Arsenal swapped caviar for sausages against Burnley

Arsenal tactics
After two exhilarating champagne and caviar displays against Chelsea and Basel, Arsenal were very much back to sausages at Burnley, but managed to escape Turf Moor with all three points after a somewhat fortuitous last-minute winner.

Arsenal's transfer clock is ticking

Helen Trantum column
I left home over four years ago.

Arsenal Podcast: The Good, the Bad and the Debuchy + Liverpool...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Stephen and Paul bemoan Arsenal's injury luck, discuss just how they think the club will patch things up, and look forward to the season opener versus Liverpool.

EXCLUSIVE: Ian Wright on Arsenal fans, David Rocastle's advice + much...

Thanks to Ball Street, DailyCannon had an exclusive interview with Arsenal legend Ian Wright.

Image-conscious Walcott halts contract critics in their tracks

After months of increasingly vitriolic speculation about the uncertainty surrounding Theo Walcott's future, the Arsenal forward has broken his silence to derail one of the media's favourite stories.

Twists, turns, disappointment: the five defining moments of Arsenal's season

Most seasons turn on just a few brief moments: here are the 2015-16 versions we've pulled out.

How fear keeps people supporting Arsenal

Arsenal are going to win the league this season.

Blame me, Arsenal, blame me

Helen Trantum column
First of all, I owe you an apology. In fact, I owe you a couple. In writing last week’s column on the beautiful football of our...

Why Arsenal aren't far from competing with Europe's elite

With the Arsenal squad looking more ready than any time in the last 9 years to compete for the Premier League one other question is on the horizon: How far are we from success in Europe?

Should Hector Bellerin be dropped?

Is resting Bellerin the right option or should he have a chance to rectify his performance against Spurs? Nia Griffiths explores the options.

Best Arsenal signing 2016

Granit Xhaka
Arsenal made five signings in 2016 but which was the best?

Why Arsenal still need Mikel Arteta

by Leutrim Rexhaj August 8th is right there, people. The start of the Premier League season has many a fan salivating after what feels like an...

Will Middlesbrough learn from Liverpool's failings at the Emirates last year?

In another regular feature during this season’s FA Cup run, Daily Cannon reminisces about how Arsenal got on this time last year. Ahead of our 5th Round tie against Middlesbrough, we run the rule over our corresponding 2014 victory over Liverpool.

Walcott deal is highlight of the summer, no matter what else...

by Helen Trantum Thirteen and a half years is a long time. It’s longer than we’ve been at the Emirates. It’s longer than Daily Cannon has...

Are Arsenal fans to blame for their team's disappointing season?

An argument I've seen circulating on the likes of Twitter recently is that if we as fans got behind Arsenal more, we'd have better results. Is this true?

Collymore’s Ozil dig, Big Game Giroud + did he learn that...

A discussion of Arsenal against Ludoogorets, Sunderland, Mesut Ozil and Olivier Giroud

Four things we learned from Arsenal’s win over Reading

Arsenal beat Reading on Tuesday night to progress to the next round of the EFL Cup but what did we learn?

Young Arsenal midfielder compares himself to Liverpool and Chelsea legends

Josh Benson
Having joined Arsenal at u9 level, Josh Benson is a talented English midfielder with plenty of promise

Tottenham, AC Milan and Hull: My 3 favourite memories from the...

My life as an Arsenal fan has almost coincided perfectly with the move to The Emirates Stadium. In the beginning I was born in Highbury in...

Arsenal could use some of the £200m to repair atmosphere

by Helen Trantum Why don't Arsenal "do" atmosphere? I'm not talking about the handful of big games we play each year; against our league rivals, against...

Is this Arsenal fans' biggest dilemma over Jamie Vardy?

After news broke last weekend of Arsenal's pursuit of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy, there have been two common queries of the move. One of them is a solely footballing question, and one of them isn't.

How to date someone who doesn’t get football

Let's face it. Finding a partner who is as mad about the Arsenal as you are isn't an easy thing to do. Chances are you'll find...

12 Amazing Arsenal FA Cup wallpapers celebrating every win

We are getting close to our 20th FA Cup final and the chance to win our 13th FA Cup so we've produced wallpapers celebrating every FA Cup win in Arsenal's history.

Podcast: 10 years of Theo, where does Elneny fit + Sergio...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Helen joins Matthew to look at the Euros with apathy, find solace in 10 years of Theo, wonder where Elneny fits next season, and discuss Sergio Ramos' tackle.

Is this Theo Walcott's last chance at Arsenal?

Helen Trantum column
Our striking options are looking a tad threadbare.

Ranking Arsenal's attacking midfielders for 2015/16 season

The season is over, but who were the heroes and villains of Arsenal’s campaign?

Have I been brainwashed by Arsene Wenger's transfer policy?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Are Arsenal so focused on doing things right that they forget to do the right thing?

Why Jamie Vardy did the right thing for everybody and we...

On the face of it, the only thing more surprising than Jamie Vardy rejecting a move to Arsenal is Arsenal being interested in him in the first place.

We need to talk about Jack - What to do with...

A player with undoubted talent whose passion for the club cannot be questioned, will he get near our starting XI will a full squad available?

Top 3 young Arsenal players of 2016

Arsenal youth
2016 has been a memorable year for Arsenal's youth teams but who have been the real standouts?

Is this Arsenal’s greatest forgotten player?

The very first man to have the number 7 on the back of a red Arsenal shirt was flying winger, Joe Hulme. Most fans of...

Was January a false dawn for Arsenal or a platform for...

Is Arsenal's great run of form another false dawn or a true platform for future success?

Is Aaron Ramsey's future not at Arsenal for this reason?

Left wing. Right wing. Centre midfield. Centre attacking midfield. Aaron Ramsey can play in all four of those positions, and it may be the reason why Arsenal end up selling him in the summer.

How Arsenal's fear cost them against Barcelona

Tuesday's loss to Barcelona, and the subsequent reaction from those associated with Arsenal to it, was a little bit weird. To explain why, we need...

Who should be the first choice Arsenal LFC goalkeeper?

The club is lucky enough to have two excellent goalkeepers vying for the number one spot. so who should be number one?

Why Tottenham are set for same post-stadium move disappointment as Arsenal

Arsenal moved to a new stadium over 10 years ago. In that time, the football landscape changed dramatically and the Gunners struggled to keep up with both their debt repayments and the new requirements of modern football. As Tottenham bid farewell to White Hart Lane, the noises they are making indicate they haven't been paying attention to their neighbours as closely as they should.

Should Arsenal sell Szczesny this summer?

The Arsenal goalkeeper debate rumbles on and, bucking the trend at Cannon Towers, Sean Ferguson thinks Arsenal should let Woj go.

Why Alexis needs to grow up

Alexis Sanchez scores v Swansea
There’s passion and there’s petulance, what we saw from Alexis at Swansea was the latter

Can we have a referendum on Arsene Wenger?

Helen Trantum column
I saw a tweet today which suggested the correlation between AKB and Remain / WOB and Leave were probably pretty strong, and while that's a sizeable jump, it did get me thinking about the similarities between the Brexit fallout and the divisions in our fanbase.

Why David Dein is right about Arsene Wenger

Former Arsenal vice-chairman, David Dein, insists that Arsenal will have an impossible job finding an adequate successor for Arsene Wenger and he's completely correct.

New deal for Wilshere makes sense amid Manchester City speculation

Jack Wilshere returned to action in an u21's match against Stoke City last night and there are reports he's set for a new Arsenal deal.

Why not a British manager like Thierry Henry? - Arsenal's week...

Despite no mid-week match for Arsenal, there was still plenty to talk about.

Preview: Arsenal vs Liverpool

Arsenal match preview
All things considered, there's plenty of nervous supporters and sceptical critics eager to take advantage of Arsenal's flaws as the new campaign gets under way. An...

Why Theo Walcott must start against Aston Villa

Ahead of Saturday's FA Cup Final, Paul Williams examines Theo Walcott's chances of a place in the starting line up Three days until Wembley, are...

Are Arsenal actually better this season?

There are plenty of reasons to be optimistic at the minute, but are Arsenal actually better than they were last season?

5 rated: Arsenal goalkeeper review 16/17 

Arsenal started the 2016/17 season with a wealth of goalkeeping experience at their disposal, but it has been a position that has caused more than a few discussions amongst Arsenal fans.

Five things we know ahead of Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool’s...

The race for Champions League football next season is going down to the wire with Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City all set to battle it out against their respective opponents on Sunday at 3pm in a bid to finish in the top four.

Arsenal’s 5 best Premier League moments of the season

During what has been a frustrating end to another promising campaign from an Arsenal perspective, here's a list of five of the best Premier...

When it comes to Arsenal, no news isn't good news

Us fans are weird. Arsenal have just put together one of the longest winning streaks in its illustrious history. We're second in the league and...

Five Arsenal fan celebrations we've all witnessed

When a goal goes in, you never know what you're going to get from the people around you. Bet you've seen one of these five...

Will Brexit lead to Wenger's departure from Arsenal?

Well. That escalated quickly, huh?!

Arsenal give clearest indication yet that Wenger will sign new deal

If the news regarding players' contract negotiations over the last few days are anything to go by, then it would seem like the board disagrees and has already decided to keep Wenger on.

The wait for Arsenal is over

71 days. That's how long we've had to put up without Arsenal playing in a competitive fixture. SEVENTY-ONE DAYS! Life is hard enough as it is without...

Podcast: We need to talk about Jamie (plus Bendtner v Morata,...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew, Sylvain and Paul discuss the impending (or not) arrival of Mr. Vardy.

Do Arsenal and England have space for Welbeck and Walcott?

Arsene likes wide men who wander. When you look at the players who have featured on the wings for our long-serving manager, there is always...

Do you really want to see Arsenal win every game they...

This column begins with a simple question. Do you want to see Arsenal win every game they play? The obvious answer is of course, yes, no...

Exclusive Frances Steele speaks with Daily Cannon

Daily Cannon spoke with the captain of Arsenal LFC's development side for an exclusive interview.

Podcast: Try not to worry about Chelsea...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew and Stephen talk Thierry, transfers and alternative tactics (or the absence of all three), and try not to worry about Chelsea.

Arsenal used to resemble everything I loved about football, why support...

What happens when nothing remains of the club you fell in love with?

Has Arsenal's media training gone too far?

'Excuse Bingo' has become a regular game at Cannon Towers but has our players' media training gone too far?

Is Wenger's importance his biggest problem?

Another week of underachievement in a season where, since November, disillusionment has never been far away.

Protesting Wenger at Wembley? Don't be an idiot + weekly Tottenham...

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Arsenal head to Wembley this weekend and some people want to take their protest banners along. Aren't games like this the reason we all invest...

Arsenal’s mental strength against Manchester City raises even more questions

Mental strength – two words guaranteed to make any Arsenal fan laugh or shake their head. But against Manchester City at Wembley on Sunday we saw actual mental strength from this Arsenal side.

How to live in a world where Tottenham are better than...

So. It finally happened. I guess it had to at some point. I mean, if we were to award a north London title, Arsenal have won 21 in a row.

Done deal: Why are Arsenal signing O'Reilly for a few months?

Heather O'Reilly
As previously announced Heather O'Reilly will sign for the Arsenal Ladies and will stay for the Spring Series. Although it is supposed to be a...

Referees, managers, players: Making big decisions will win or lose the...

I think this is the part where I tell you it's back on? So: it's back on! The run through January inspired little but doubt,...

Tactics: How Wenger is working up to a Ramsey-Xhaka midfield

Arsenal tactics
Aaron Ramsey and Granit Xhaka could be a formidable midfield pairing for Arsenal, here's why

Why Arsenal still have it all to play for

We look at why fighting for second – although not our goal for next season – is something we should welcome.

From match conductor to game winner – The evolution of Mesut...

Mesut Ozil used to help others win games, now he's winning them by himself.

Why Arsenal cut this youngster's loan deal short

Arsenal have exercised the option to recall 19-year-old goalkeeper Ryan Huddart from his loan spell at Eastleigh.

Tactics: How Wenger finally beat Mourinho

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal beat Chelsea 1-0 at Wembley on Sunday to win the Community Shield ahead of the new Premier League season. It quite clearly...

3 options for what’s wrong with Arsenal right now

So. Where were you last Sunday when Harry Kane took a dive after being tripped inside Arsenal’s penalty area?

David Ospina - This is what Arsenal have to do

David Ospina throws
David Ospina made his seventh senior appearance of the season during Arsenal's last-gasp FA Cup victory against Preston and this is the time in the football calendar where the Colombian is expected to play more regularly.

Referee love + four more things we learned from Arsenal’s blank...

You wouldn’t think you could learn anything from a performance that was a carbon copy of a thousand we’ve watched before, but we did.

Arsenal: Always too good to fail, not good enough to succeed?

As Arsenal try to fight end of season drift and secure a top-three trophy (see what I did there?) ahead of a recovering Manchester City, it's been a week of encouragement in some quarters and frustration in others.

Stadium or touchline – the difference in the bans allegedly facing...

Arsene Wenger sent off by Jon Moss
Arsene Wenger is set for a ban, that is clear, but what is not is if it will be a touchline or stadium ban, with some papers seeming to be pushing for the latter, so what's the difference?

'What if' - The Arsenal game

It's hard not to look at Arsenal, and the form they are currently in, without a major sense of regret. Obviously, it's great that they...

Preview: Team news and more as Arsenal target Manchester United scalp

Danny Welbeck fired Arsenal to a win in our last visit to Old Trafford but, with the striker missing, what does this weekend’s game...

HUGE! The History Of Arsenal FC in one massive infograph

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130 years of our great club in one equally big graphic.

Five things Arsenal fans can expect from Liverpool clash

Arsenal return from a welcome break to Premier League action this weekend against Liverpool.

How this Arsenal midfielder hid Arsenal's problems for years

Santi Cazorla
How Santi Cazorla masked Arsenal's problems for years

Audio: Why Ozil leaving says more about Arsenal than Alexis going

Mesut Ozil Alexis Sanchez
As the summer approaches, we face the very real prospect of losing the three biggest names at Arsenal - Arsene Wenger, Mesut Ozil and...

Carl Jenkinson: The player every Arsenal fan wanted to succeed

Carl Jenkinson is set to sign for Crystal Palace on a permanent deal for a reported £3m during the January transfer window and while I agree that he's not good enough for Arsenal, I can't help but feel a little sad.

Why doesn't Petr Cech save penalties for Arsenal?

Helen Trantum column
Referees give a lot of penalties against Arsenal, but why doesn't Petr Cech save any of them?

Has Danny Welbeck’s injury saved Theo Walcott’s Arsenal career?

Swiftly followed by the news that Arsenal had triggered Jamie Vardy's release clause, came the story that Theo Walcott has a future in north London as long as he plays out wide but would he even still be here if Danny Welbeck was fit?

Long read: Why Wenger was right

Helen Trantum column
Shipping four goals is never, ever, excusable but Arsene Wenger was right to not play Laurent Koscielny against Liverpool.

Why current Arsenal squad could be better than Invincibles

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Arsenal will be hoping to avoid new manager syndrome when they host Swansea this weekend.

Arsenal squad depth key to Premier League glory

After what seems like the smallest break of all time, the 2015/16 season is now upon us. I mean, seriously, I saw Darren Berry yesterday...

Arsenal's clash against Liverpool, what to do about centre-back + Theo...

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Who wants to read about our failure to sign a centre forward and search for Johnny Evans?

Find out the point of Arsenal in the Champions League

Champions League football returns to Emirates Stadium this week, but can we have any genuine aspirations to win it in the near future? If we can’t, what’s the point?

Tactics: Heavy praise for Burnley as Arsenal's blueprint shows blots

After the on-pitch ecstasy of Chelsea and Basel, Sunday's Lancashire struggle reminded us that the last 20 years have yielded plenty of frustration with joy.

Tactics: How Arsenal's resilience and Wenger's innovation beat Pep and Manchester...

Arsenal tactics
Arsene Wenger’s decision to adopt a back 3 paid dividends as The Gunners were able to overcome Manchester City in extra time at Wembley and advance to yet another FA Cup Final.

5 players who could leave Arsenal this month

Chuba Akpom set to leave Arsenal on loan
With just over a week left of the January transfer window remaining, there are still a number of Arsenal's talented youngsters who will be eyeing loan moves before the end of the month.

Podcast: Is it the Zombie Apocalypse or just Tottenham winning the...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
This week Matthew and Paul discuss scoring goals and dropping points in the wilds of East London.

Leicester’s title win or Arsenal’s Invincible season, which is better?

Although Leicester were 5000/1 to win the Premiership this season, was Arsenal's Invincible season better?

One reason Arsenal's heroic failure this year was not déjà vu

As Arsenal are eliminated from the Champions League in an all too familiar fashion, we look at the one reason we can be hopeful for next year.

Ball-winners, creative playmakers, goalscorers and box-to-box midfielders: How did Arsenal’s men...

From ball-winners like Francis Coquelin, to creative playmakers such as Mesut Ozil, to goalscoring midfielders like Aaron Ramsey and industrious box-to-box players such as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Arsenal are blessed with a lot of options in the engine room.

Four of Arsenal's best ever Champions League wins

Let Nia Giffiths guide you down Champions League memory lane.

Chelsea fans show the power of 'groupthinking' that infects all fans

As the football world expresses its condemnation of the actions of a handful of Chelsea fans in Paris, Stephen Bradley highlights how fans of all clubs need to take more of a stand against unacceptable behaviour.

Why Fabregas will never be forgiven for abandoning Arsenal

Helen Trantum column
I don’t think I'll ever get closer to forgiving Fabregas for abandoning my club than Monday night.

How Arsenal turned a male model into a footballing superstar

Ten years ago, a Swedish Calvin Klein model crowned a distinguished career in front of the camera with the receipt of a prestigious and much-coveted award.

Trophies breed more trophies – fact or fiction?

by Nia Griffiths Trophies breed more trophies – fact or fiction? Aaron Ramsey was just the latest footballer to reference a ‘hunger’ for winning after picking...

Arsenal must ignore Liverpool man and take advantage of star's situation

Nobody is talking about Theo Walcott's contract situation and that's exactly why Arsenal need to act fast.

Making history look easy

Arsenal cruised to their record-breaking 12th FA Cup win on Saturday without a single Arsenal fan having a heart attack during the 90 minutes...

5 things Arsenal fans can ‘look forward’ to ahead of Manchester...

Before long, our senior squad will trickle back to London Colney ahead of our clash against Manchester United on 19 November and everything will start to look very familiar.

Arsene Wenger and the eleven lords

After putting Chelsea to the sword, it only felt fair to do an equivalent version of the cast from Snow White and the Seven...

Best goal, player and loanee: Arsenal Youth awards 2016/17

Chris Willock
It has been an eventful year for Arsenal at youth level, one that will give them renewed optimism for future seasons.

How Arsenal's new system helped Alexis and Özil shine against Stoke

Arsenal tactics
Arsenal professionally rode the wave of a 15 minute second half Stoke effort before putting the game to bed and earning a first win in the Potteries since 2010.

When is an Arsenal fact not a fact? When it's in...

Perhaps I was misinformed. I always thought that a fact was a tangible thing that could be tested and shown to stand up to scrutiny. That...

20 minute read for Arsene Wenger’s 20 years

There is a generation of Arsenal fans who have known no other, so what, exactly, has Arsene Wenger done in his 20 years at the club?

Progress report: Arsenal's Krystian Bielik

Considering the confusion and surprise that his move had on many when announced in January two years ago now, it's clear to see that Krystian Bielik has progressed well under the radar in Arsenal's youth ranks since his £2.7m move.

Five things Arsenal fans can expect from Ludogorets clash

Arsenal have never faced Ludogorets before, or any Bulgarian side for that matter, so what can we expect? Let's try and take away the fear...

Does beating Chelsea mean anything?

Does beating Chelsea in the community shield actually mean anything? So on Sunday the Mourinho blue dragon was finally vanquished, although in more of a...

How Nacho Monreal and Kieran Gibbs cover each other's flaws perfectly

Q: How do you keep two left backs happy? A: Change to a back three so you can play one of them at left centre half and the other at left wing back.

How to solve Wenger's selection issues

"And here comes Alexis," my father bellowed as we observed Arsenal's acrimonious defeat at home to West Ham with equal parts dread and hangover. The...

Arsenal player of the month – December 2016

Arsenal player of the month
December was not a great month but it’s easy to forget the big wins we had at the start of the month, overshadowed by the performances and results than came in the latter half.

Exclusive Infograph: Arsenal’s Premier League season

At the end of the season it's always time to take a look back at what happened over the previous nine or so months.

Why this Arsenal man needs to prove himself at Euro 2016

Helen Trantum column
Strikers are judged on how many goals they score.

Holy smokes! Media outrage at smoking is infuriating

by Lewis Ambrose News is scarce this time of year, and that just means there are more nonsense stories around about what players get up...

Long read: How Wenger can get the best out of this...

Now that the chaos of the transfer window is behind us, and Arsenal have played a couple of games will all of our new players available for selection, what can we ascertain from both the starting XIs that were picked and how they were deployed tactically?

Long read: Why Arsenal's fine form is even more impressive than...

With the international break about to burst into full bloom, it's a good time to look back at what Arsenal have done so far this season in order to gauge how well they're performing but what stands out at the moment isn't what has happened, but what hasn't.

Independent attack Arsenal, Leicester, for doping by mentioning them in headline

The big story on Sunday was, no doubt, the allegations that some Arsenal players, along with Chelsea, Leicester City and Birmingham City ones, have been a little bit naughty when it comes to following the anti-doping regulations.

Arsenal fans play the waiting game

by Stephen Bradley For the last few years, July has often been an awkward time for Arsenal fans. For almost a decade, we had to sit...

Freddie Ljungberg – I was literally shaking

Freddie Ljungberg
Having made over 300 appearances in a nine-year spell as an Arsenal player, Freddie Ljungberg is undoubtedly a legend in north London.

5 things Arsenal learned v Bournemouth

What did Arsenal learn from their rather embarrassing loss way to Bournemouth?

Arsenal fall to Swansea in an all-too familiar way

It's typical, eh? You wait all weekend for a match to come along and then up pop Swansea with a bus. Despite years of practice, Arsenal...

Arsenal given Ox boost

Arsene Wenger brought us the team news ahead of our tie against West Bromich Albion this weekend and it's looking largely unchanged. As is the...

Two out, one doubt for Arsenal’s trip to Hull

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has returned to training. The midfielder has been out since the game against Manchester United in the FA...

Why Arsenal and Mesut Ozil’s form is all about one thing...

So, after losing 4-3 at home to Liverpool, did anyone predict that by the middle of October, Arsenal would have won nine games out of the next ten, and that Mesut Özil would have SIX times as many goals as he has assists in the Premier League and Champions League this season?

Is Wenger winning back Arsenal fans?

Football fans are a notoriously fickle bunch and I make no exception for myself in that classification.

Why what Wenger wants isn’t what he needs at Arsenal

There has been much debate around the structure of Arsenal’s hierarchy but what is a director of football and how could it help Arsene Wenger return to his glory days

3 key battles that could decide Arsenal v Manchester United

Theo Walcott v Manchester United
With the game between Arsenal and Manchester United expected to be tough affair, there are some key duels that could decide the game.

What does Arsenal's transfer history teach us?

For many Arsenal fans, the summer transfer window is like an establishing shot from a Clint Eastwood western.

Infographic: Celebrating Dennis Bergkamp

Graphic to celebrate 10 years since Dennis Bergkamp opened the Emirates

Jose Mourinho’s problem with Wenger has always been about respect

Arsenal v Manchester United used to be big enough on its own, but this season it's all about Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho.

Could this season yet go down in history for Arsene Wenger?

Arsenal have crashed out of the Champions League in humiliating fashion and slid down the Premier League table so that qualification is an outside shot at best. So it falls to the FA Cup, so often denigrated in word by fans and in deed by managers with eyes on bigger prizes, to salvage the season.

Do Arsenal fans need to relax?

by Stephen Bradley Us Arsenal fans are in a bit of a muddle at the moment. On the one hand, we have the fantastic news that...

Adios Arsene at Arsenal

Why it's time for Arsene Wenger to say goodbye at Arsenal

Episode 96: Thursday is the new Wednesday - Everton, Liverpool, Europa...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew and Anita try to make sense of the Everton game, reluctantly embrace the Europa...

Player focus: Giroud respond to Welbeck challenge

It is safe to say that Olivier Giroud has not been having the best of times of late. Ten games without a goal, missing important...

Should Arsenal be concerned by narrow Burnley victory?

92.05 - that was when Arsenal finally scored against Burnley, securing three points and ensuring we kept pressure on Spurs and Manchester City above us at the top of the Premier League table.

Arsenal podcast: Pre-season friendly fire, Premiership youth policies + new signings

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew, Stephen and Mosope get together at the midnight hour to discuss North American friendly fire, youth policies in the EPL and all the...

Arsenal contracts: Whose expires when?

With this summer set to be an important transfer window for Arsenal in their attempts to sign quality players while extending current contract deals to keep hold of key players, we look at whose existing deal expires when.

Why it’s time for Arsenal to let Olivier Giroud go

Olivier Giroud has polarised opinion amongst Arsenal fans for much of his time with the club.

Does Arsenal striker need a break?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
It's hard to look back on the first leg of Arsenal's Champions League tie with Barcelona with anything other than a sense of regret. Okay,...

Wenger isn't bitter, away goals no longer work

After two of England's three representatives in the Round of 16 departed according to the Away Goals rule, we take a look at whether the rule is still applicable.

What can Arsenal fans expect from the January transfer window?

arsenal transfer window
The January transfer window is now open so that means loads of new shiny Arsenal players, right?

Arsenal Podcast: Should Wenger go after Liverpool defeat?

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew, Paul, Stephen and Sylvain try to find the positives from yet another opening day defeat, and debate as to whether we are seeing the beginning of the end of Wenger's tenure at Arsenal.

Arsène’s Wenger's biggest challenge against Manchester United

Helen Trantum column
Momentum can be, well, momentous in football. When the Invincibles lost to United (or should I say: “were Mike Rileyed* at United”?) it triggered a...

5 things Arsenal learned after their Watford shambles

Another game, another bizarre, soul-destroying performance from Arsenal at the Emirates.

Arsenal FanTV: Great Idea, Grim Reality

There is no justification for objecting to the existence of Arsenal FanTV but it does raise a lot of problems

Podcast: Let's all laugh at Tottenham!

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
This week Matthew, Helen and Paul congratulate Spurs on their joint highest finish since 1963. They also wonder about life after Wenger and tire themselves...

Podcast: Tottenham's implosion, forgiving the Chelsea traitor and analysing Manchester City

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew and Paul discuss a point at City and why anyone boos Gael Clichy.

Wenger – This is what Danny Welbeck went through

Danny Welbeck
It was a long-awaited return to first-team action for Danny Welbeck on Saturday evening against Preston North End, eight months after his last senior appearance during Arsenal's 2-2 away draw against Manchester City.

What's the point of watching teams other than Arsenal play?

On Thursday night a discussion broke out at Daily Cannon Towers about whether your wonderful editorial team might like to cover football topics away...

Long read: Arsenal squad depth comes to the fore

Last week's strolls against Reading and Sunderland highlighted why Arsenal are a more serious proposition this year.

Arsenal's unassuming and unexpected key man

Nacho Monreal has cemented his place in the Arsenal team, and won't relinquish it any time soon.

Who was Arsenal's most valuable player last season?

by Nia Griffiths Is it possible to work out Arsenal’s most important player? We all preach about teamwork in football, but is it possible to actually...

Szczesny has decision to make about Arsenal future

Wojciech Szczesny wants to be a top class, number one keeper, at a leading club. He hoped that club would be Arsenal. I hoped that club...

Why Arsenal's tactics, not mentality, are the issue

Graeme Souness' spectacular rant on the mentality of the Arsenal players has gone around the internet and been applauded, but nobody is daring to...

Exclusive: Ian Wright reveals the greatest 90 minutes of his life

Ian Wright exclusively reveals the greatest 90 minutes of his life

Time to make history - Arsenal v Aston Villa preview

She wore. She wore. She wore a yellow ribbon. Records Arsenal are returning to Wembley, and this weekend marks a record 19th appearance in the FA...

Why Granit Xhaka is not angry - he's scared

There have been approximately 1.5 million articles written about Granit Xhaka in the last 96 hours (that number is courtesy of The White House) and this is one more to go on the pile that is adding up almost as quickly as there are reasons to loathe Piers Morgan.

5 main reasons Arsenal and Stoke hate each other

Despite not being obvious rivals in terms of location or league position, Arsenal and Stoke fans hate each other.

5 things Arsenal fans should expect from the FA Cup final...

I'm not going to lie to you: I'm around 90% sure that Arsenal are going to lose to Chelsea in the FA Cup final on Saturday.

What should Arsenal fans expect from the team next season?

by Nia Griffiths 'Learn from your mistakes' has become a personal mantra of mine... It's found a home in between my ears and set up camp...

Arsenal's season of surprises

by Paul Williams Reflections on a season of surprises. A few months ago, following the farcical draw with Anderlecht and defeat at Swansea, I called for the...

Arsenal have another problem, not just ticket prices

Helen Trantum column
Should Arsenal sell the seats of season ticket holders who repeatedly turn up late or don't turn up at all? Helen Trantum thinks so. Read...

Long read: Why nothing beats an Arsenal matchday

Helen Trantum column
For every fan that gets to go to every game, there are a hundred more that will never have that chance, so I thought I'd use this week's column to describe what a matchday in the life of Helen looks like, in an effort to share the experience.

Arsenal player of 2016

Alexis Sanchez v PSG
With Arsenal players new and not-so-new doing us proud all year long (mostly), it's been difficult to pick which one stands out the most.

Precedent: What needs to happen for Stan Kroenke to fire Arsene...

So, Arsenal lost again at the weekend, they've lost four league games out of five for the first time under Arsene Wenger, they're six points behind fourth place, and the manager is about to sign a two-year extension that pretty much only he and the board want him to sign.

What if Wenger is right to criticise Arsenal fans?

After Arsenal’s win over Everton on Saturday, Arsene Wenger seemed to issue a rallying call to fans ahead of the title run in. He also...

Cheap. Sneaky. Manipulative. Words I never thought would describe Arsene Wenger

So, the last few days have been pretty quiet on the Arsenal front, huh?

Rolling Stones to Chelsea's Beatles: Arsenal's End of Season Review

In the cold light of day viewing this season as anything other than a disappointment is somewhat difficult.

Arsenal star midfielder not listening to critics

Jack Wilshere believes that not listening to their critics in recent years has helped Arsenal become the team they are today. Sidelined for a large part of...

Do you have to be a sadomasochist to enjoy supporting Arsenal?

Do you have to be a sadomasochist to support Arsenal? Read on to find out. During the 85th minute of the game against Leicester City...

Long read: The pain and suffering of Arsene Wenger

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
"Pain and suffering in various tempos."

Finishing above Spurs is nothing, here's what Arsenal have to do...

A fortnight ago I wrote that second place was still within Arsenal's reach despite the points gap, and with one point from a possible nine, Tottenham made my optimism a reality.

Are Arsenal's players as intelligent as Wenger thinks?

Horses for courses. It's an oft heard British idiom to explain how you should select the best person for the particular job, and it's exactly...

Arsenal player of the season

Arsenal's player of the season... who else could it be but Alexis Sanchez?

New players won’t fix Arsenal’s problems if Arsene Wenger remains

New Arsenal signings and individual upgrades may result in more moments of magic, but the same Achilles heels will remain. This goes beyond players and...

3 reasons Arsenal need to dump David Ospina

Helen Trantum column
David Opsina makes a lot of high-profile errors, but those aren't the ones that are most concerning

What sort of ban can Arsene Wenger expect from the FA?

Arsene Wenger ban for actions against Anthony Taylor
Arsene Wenger has been charged with misconduct by the FA, so what sort of punishment and ban is he facing?

An introduction to health and fitness in the modern era

Ever wanted to totally change your life but don't know where to start? In 2003 I noticed that my life was rapidly changing... My home life...

Lies, Statistics & Petr Cech

Helen Trantum column
You’ve probably heard of xG models.

Five ways Wenger should shake up Arsenal

Since the disheartening (to put it lightly) 3-1 loss to West Brom, reports that Arsene Wenger has decided to stay at Arsenal and 'shake-up' the club over the summer have increased - but how?

Can Alexis be our saviour this summer?

by Helen Trantum International football bores me. It's a sad indictment of the state of football, but that's the way I feel. The trouble is, I...

Wenger’s House of Cards

Helen Trantum column
“Be careful what you wish for.”

The Arsenal goalkeeper debate - part 1

Who is Arsenal's number one? It's a question that Arsene Wenger might not be able to answer. We take a look at the best option here.

Tactical long read: What went wrong for Arsenal at Bournemouth?

Arsenal tactics
For the fourth straight year, Arsenal’s festive fixtures featured a frustrating display on the South coast.

Exclusive ‘Players like Alexis make it easier for you’

Theo Walcott has impressed many people this season with his new attitude and Ray Parlour is no different.

Long read – Chaos theory: Arsenal’s new plan?

So another week has come and gone and less and less makes any sense aboard the good ship Arsenal.

Are Arsenal fans spoilt?

By Matthew Wade England international performances should remind us how lucky we are. While enjoying basking in the last flickering embers of the simultaneously roaring and comforting...

3 years v 3 weeks: Tactics and why Arsenal lost at...

Arsenal tactics
Arsenal held on for 55 minutes, before they succumbed to two second half goals against a Spurs side they never looked like beating.

Arsenal repeatedly buckle under pressure

Arsenal continuously crumble under pressure - why?

The tactics behind Arsenal's record FA Cup win over Chelsea

Pedro Losa's side maintained the Arsenal Ladies' tradition of bringing one trophy home per season with the club's 14th FA Women's Cup triumph on Saturday against Chelsea at Wembley.

Will Wenger play rotation roulette against Southampton?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Now the transfer window is closed and the international break is at an end, Arsenal can get on with the business at hand.

How Alexis Sanchez’s form at Arsenal has cost Mesut Ozil his

Mesut Ozil hattrick
I have an awful feeling Mesut Ozil’s final assist in an Arsenal jersey will be to himself - an assist that helps him pioneer...

Episode 62: Nottingham Forest victory, Chelsea humiliation + booing Fabregas

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew, Stephen and Anita discuss league cup victory at Forest, this season's tactical changes, the emergence of Iwobi and 'Kostafi', and booing ex players. ...

Long read: How Wenger changed Arsenal's tactics against Bayern to secure...

Arsenal tactics
In March 2013, Arsene Wenger used a dead rubber Last 16 2nd Leg against Bayern Munich to experiment with a new line-up that would click and ultimately get Arsenal over the line and help them achieve that season’s minimum requirement of retaining Champions League football for the following season.

5 worst Arsenal moments of 2016

Mesut Ozil
As painful as it is, with 2016 coming to an end, it's time to look back at some of our not-so-great moments.

Why Hector Bellerin would be a massive loss for Arsenal

Helen Trantum column
Stephen Bradley wrote a fascinating column yesterday.

A season and era defining week for Arsenal as Wenger nears...

Occasionally as a fan with unconventional career choices, I am forced to miss big games. Sometimes it's no bad thing. As Arsenal were once again...

Why Liverpool loss sums up Arsenal's summer

"Arsenal are going to win the league this season."

Infograph: Arsenal in the Champions League

Well, it's finally here, the road to last 16 elimination in the Champions League starts today with the drawing of the groups for this year's competition and Anita has designed this fantastic infograph which charts Arsenal's history in the competition.

Özil is the answer, not the problem

Mesut Özil accomplished something last week that is both damning to his critics and completely irrelevant to his fans; he failed the 'eye test'.

Why everything you think about Theo Walcott is wrong

He's been at Arsenal ten years, yet for most of his club career, it would have been unthinkable for Theo Walcott to lead an Arsenal XI onto the pitch in a competitive match.

Long read: Should Arsenal be worried about Hector Bellerin?

There are three things that always occur at this time of year in the world of football; International fixtures suck the life out of everyone, illuminous yellow balls are used in games for no good reason whatsoever, and reports start emanating from Barcelona that state that they're interested in signing an Arsenal player. Again.

Injury League - Arsenal fourth, Sunderland stretch lead, West Brom indestructible...

Injury League
Arsenal are maintaining a steady pace this season, remaining in fourth place for yet another week in the Premier League Injury League.

Long read: Remembering David Rocastle

Today marks 16 years since David Rocastle passed. Here, from our Arsenal Number 7s book, is an extract from Paul Williams chapter on this true legend

Arsenal and Liverpool fans planned boycott is doomed to fail

Arsenal and Liverpool fans are planning on protesting ticket prices in the stupidest way imaginable.

Arsenal playing Rolling Stones to Chelsea's Beatles

In the cold light of day viewing this season as anything other than a disappointment is somewhat difficult. The warm fuzzy feeling of the FA...

Hector Bellerin: The boy who has become everything

Helen Trantum column
How do you choose the name that adorns your Arsenal shirt?

Player focus: Did Walcott do enough against Hull to silence critics?

With Arsene Wenger choosing to give his star players a rest after the 2-2 draw at Tottenham last weekend, Theo Walcott was deployed on...

Podcast: Euro 2016: the Vardy escape and Messi's meltdown

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Helen and Sylvain join Matthew to talk about the Vardy escape and Messi's meltdown whilst trying (and failing) to avoid talking about politics. ...Or tabloid...

Long read: Why Wenger's actions can't be defended

I am by nature a patient person; one who prefers to give people the benefit of the doubt but there are limits.

Podcast: Euros fallout, Ramsey's peg, Ozil's hole, and Pepe LePuke

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew and Helen discuss the fallout from the Euros. They also discuss how Arsenal now have the problem of putting a Ramsey-shaped peg in an...

Why Arsenal's game against Sunderland is important

Watching Arsenal in recent years we have been fortunate – to some extent – to see the 37th or 38th game of the season...

Top 5 Arsenal goals from 2016

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As much as Arsenal love to 'walk the ball into the net' at times, we do score some rather gorgeous goals for our efforts.

Failure against West Ham United reminds Arsenal of shortcomings

What went wrong against West Ham and how should Arsenal solve it?

Was Manchester United loss final nail in Wenger's coffin?

The League looks as if it's slipping from Arsenal's grasp yet again; is it time for Arsene Wenger to leave? Before I get into this...

Bored of boring complaints, winning is all that matters

There is no wrong way to play football. The game is about winning, and fans enjoy it when you win. As long as you win the method becomes irrelevant.

Arsenal players go silent on social media after Bayern shambles

Shkodran Mustafi
A look at the best social media posts from Arsenal players this week, although I'd use the word 'best' loosely.

Why Arsenal are lucky to still have a chance of Champions...

Going into the final round of matches relying on favours from other teams is never a good place to be. For all our flirtations with Europa League football over the years, we've very rarely left our destiny in the hands of others.

Why finishing 6th better for Arsenal than finishing 4th this season

Questions abound around Arsenal and the only way this could well be the only way they are likely to be answered

Can Yaya Sanogo break through at Arsenal or is Palace move...

The gangly Arsenal forward is unable to play against his parent club on Saturday, but does the young French forward have a future at the Gunners?

0% is good, but isn’t good enough – Arsenal ticket prices

After Arsenal announced this week that ticket prices will not go up again next year following a 3% increase for the 2014-15 season, season ticket...

Why March is make-or-break for Arsenal's season

We’ve just entered March and we’re (just about) still on target for what most fans' minimum expectations would've been for this season. After Sunday’s 2-0...

Roundup: Arsenal news and gossip 26th Feb

With Barcelona memories dulling a bit, all attention has now turned towards Manchester United and our trip to Old Trafford. Arsene Wenger met with the...

Long read: Why Arsenal fans need to stop focusing on Wenger...

At the moment it's quite hard to write about Arsenal without writing about Arsene Wenger, but although an ongoing story, the subject is getting old.

Is Arsenal's humiliation of Chelsea just another false dawn or the...

The weekend's walk-over of the West London gazzilionaires has helped restore the faith, and the logic of recent decisions is now clear, but is this just another false dawn?

What happens when you meet your Arsenal hero?

What happens when you meet your footballing hero? This is...

Should Arsenal fans jump ship?

Given the weekend's happenings, I think now would be a pretty good time to start supporting a different team. Arsenal are now out of the...

Why video refs will be brilliant when Arsenal play Tottenham

Video refs don’t spoil the game, they only change it slightly, and in ways that could be even more exciting than things we’ve experienced so far in the history of football.

How Arsenal's throwback tactics against West Ham got the best out...

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An Arsenal side inspired by Mesut Özil and captained by Theo Walcott and Aaron Ramsey got back to winning ways against West Ham, while also turning in a solid performance they can build upon moving towards Wembley.

Arsenal face massive fork in club’s future: Can the board make...

If I were to tell you at the start of this season, that Arsenal wouldn't win the league BUT would give the league champions their biggest drubbing of the season, take four points off Manchester United, finish top of their Champions League group, thrash Stoke 4–1 away and beat Manchester City in a neutral venue in May, where would you assume Arsenal would finish in the table with a resumé like that?

Arsenal cult hero hails youngsters

by Matthew Wade Continuing our interview with Nacho Monreal, the Spaniard discussed our two emergent stars, Francis Coquelin and Hector Bellerin. Unsurprisingly for such a humble,...

Power of Habit – Why Arsenal lose against the top sides

We all have habits. Some of them we are only too aware of while others allow us to go about our business in the world...

How Arsenal are limiting their November disappointment

For most of Arsene Wenger's time in charge (and actually a fair bit of Gorgeous George's before him), the eleventh month has been a bete noire for Gooners.

Willie Young – I wasn’t ex-Spurs anymore, I was an Arsenal...

Strong, intimidating centre-backs rarely make the switch from arch-rivals Tottenham to Arsenal.

Daily Cannon breakthrough POTS: Alex Iwobi

It didn't take a lot of deliberation to come up with our Daily Cannon breakthrough player of the season.

Will Arsenal fans ever be happy?

One of the first things you learn in life as an adult, is that you can't please everyone at the same time.

Is this Arsenal’s new Gilberto Silva?

When Wenger decided to recall defensive midfielder Francis Coquelin back from his loan spell at Charlton, it’s fair to say a few of us...

Podcast: Euro 2016: Croatian fan controversy, huge hits (Chile) and misses...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
This week Anita joins Matthew to give an in depth breakdown of the Croatian fan controversy. They also compare Ronaldo and Giroud's anguished faces and...

Why the first goal really does count for Arsenal against West...

Helen Trantum column
With Leicester still to entertain Bilic’s men, three points for Arsenal against a team punching well above their weight could be one of the critical stepping stones towards a title or a 23rd consecutive finish above our neighbours. To do so Arsenal will need to learn the lessons of their opening day defeat.

Wilshere told to stay indoors after being close to incident

Jack Wilshere has been ordered to remain indoors with the curtains drawn at all times lest he be seen outside when he is unable to play football.

February 2017: Arsenal's highway to hell

As Ferris Bueller once sagely noted, "Life moves pretty fast. if you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."

Coping with an Arsenal loss: Five simple stages

After a three month long spell of – mostly – rainbows, kittens and sunshine, Arsenal’s unbeaten run in the Premier League came to an...

Is Alexis really part of the problem at Arsenal as stats...

Alexis Sanchez v Watford
A recent article on Squawka highlighted eight statistics which suggested Alexis is currently part of Arsenal's problem, but how do they stand up under scrutiny?

Why Arsenal should withold Cup Final tickets from fans who waste...

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Season ticket holders have a contribution to make to Arsenal Football Club, a duty, if you will. But it’s twofold. Obviously we have to make a financial contribution – that’s the price you pay for access to a regular matchday ticket. But we also have a duty to support the team by actually using that matchday ticket, whether with our own backside or someone else’s.

Is anyone listening to Arsenal’s canary in the coal mine?

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This season showed that no matter what Arsenal players believe or what Arsene Wenger is telling them, they have very clearly not been good...

Why Chelsea thrived and Arsenal died after October's 3-0 win

Why Chelsea thrived and Arsenal died after October's 3-0 win

Long read: How Arsene Wenger put an end to 'boring, boring...

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
That Arsène Wenger marked his 20th anniversary of taking charge of the Arsenal with a scrappy, George Graham style, 1-0 win at Burnley was an irony I feel sure the Frenchman will have appreciated.