Why this potential Arsenal signing is bad news for Theo Walcott

Arsenal are on the verge of signing Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City this summer. Where would he fit in the starting line-up?

Sead Kolasinac's Arsenal shirt number

Kolasinac has yet to be assigned a number at Arsenal. What options are available for him?

Arsenal players and the Euro's

With the international break in full swing, we thought it timely to take a look at Arsenal players in and how they got on in Euro 2012.

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 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?

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...

Tactics – How Xhaka helped Arsenal back to winning ways

Arsenal tactics
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.

Theo Walcott 'It comes down to my attitude'

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

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...

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?

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...

Bonus Arsenal Pod: PSG uncovered

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In addition to our weekly pod, we have a Champions League special too.

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...

Episode 103: Nose deep in TV money

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Stephen and Anita round up the week's news and wonder why more isn't being made of Arsenal signing Alexandre Lacazette.

Lacazette Arsenal debut and goal: Personal highlights v Sydney FC

Alexandre Lacazette made his debut for Arsenal against Sydney FC on Thursday and promptly got himself on the Arsenal scoresheet.

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?

Should ex-Arsenal players keep negative opinions to themselves?

The more desperate the situation at Arsenal grows, the more former players appear to be speaking up about it but is it really their business anymore?

Why Chelsea thrived and Arsenal died after October's 3-0 win

Why Chelsea thrived and Arsenal died after October's 3-0 win

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.

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...

Was Arsenal’s loss to West Bromich Albion a blessing in disguise?

All those weeks ago (okay, three) when we lost 2-1 away at the Hawthorns, not many of us could see a light at the...

4 reasons Lacazette is exactly what Arsenal need

With Arsenal reportedly close to agreeing a deal for Alexandre Lacazette, here are four reasons why he'd be exactly what Arsenal need.

Arsenal’s end of year review – It’s not so bad, you...

In trying to sum up the year so far, with all of its trials and tribulations, the same little tidbit comes to mind.

Which under-performing forward should Wenger start against Leicester?

Leicester roll up in London this week for the most important of league games. Sitting some five points behind the Foxes with games starting to...

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

18-year-old Chilean wonderkid heading for Arsenal

Last month, we reported that Arsenal had offered Chilean wonderkid Marcelo Allende a permanent deal to join, having impressed during three separate trials with...

Long read: 4 things Arsenal must do to fix themselves

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

Why Ozil will always be underrated

I don’t often agree with Jose Mourinho. I doubt I’m alone in that, and to be honest it’s something of a standard that I apply...

Infograph – All the stats behind Alexis Sanchez’s first 50 Arsenal...

A look at the stats behind Alexis Sanchez's first 50 goals for Arsenal

Santi Cazorla: Arsenal’s unsung talisman

Go to the middle of North London and ask a thousand random strangers who Arsenal's best player is. Most will say Alexis Sanchez, a good two-hundred...

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...

Long read: The pain and suffering of Arsene Wenger

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
"Pain and suffering in various tempos."

Why is doesn’t matter if Arsenal lose to Bayern Munich

On Wednesday Arsenal face Bayern Munich for the second time this season and for once, I'm not really bothered by the outcome. Don't get me...

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.

Wenger attempting brave new transfer policy as Arsenal chase glory

Don't expect any transfer business from Arsenal on Monday, you'll probably be left disappointed. However, in Friday's press conference Arsène Wenger confirmed that the Gunners...

Episode 64: Arsenal's pressing, Arsenal Ladies + Alexander Kolorov

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew is joined by Helen & Sylvain to recap recent matches, discuss Arsenal's flirtation with the pressing obsession, update on Arsenal Ladies season and...

Ranking Arsenal's attacking midfielders for 2015/16 season

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

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.

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...

Leicester enjoying title race – unlike Arsenal

Remember when supporting Arsenal used to be fun? Wouldn't it be great if it was again?

Power of Habit – Why Arsenal fail to beat top sides

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

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?

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...

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.

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.

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.

Arsenal player ratings: Ozil and Sanchez terrorise Chelsea

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

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.

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.

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...

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.

Comparing Leicester and Arsenal's Invincibles

Helen Trantum column
If you believe the press, Leicester City are the best side ever to play in the Premier League. Of course, we all know that the real best side ever to play in the Premier League is our very own Invincibles, achieving a feat that none has even come close to since.

Youth feature: Jordi Osei-Tutu

Jordi Osei-Tutu
Injuries are a common occurrence in a physical sport such as football and can seriously hamper development at youth level, something that right-back Jordi Osei-Tutu is thankful to not have experience of.

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...

Should Wenger play Alexis against Manchester United regardless?

How much do you trust Alexis Sanchez?

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

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

"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 beating Bayern Munich means nothing

In the wake of the win over Bayern Munich in midweek, there have been a litany of articles penned, blogs written, podcasts recorded and...

Podcast: Euro 2016: Current events, Ramsey's renaissance, and German PK woes

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew and Helen discuss the week's news, debate on how to capitalise on Aaron Ramsey's renaissance and wonder just how bad Germany really are...

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.

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.

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?

Infographic: Celebrating Dennis Bergkamp

Graphic to celebrate 10 years since Dennis Bergkamp opened the Emirates

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...

Arsenal's transfer clock is ticking

Helen Trantum column
I left home over four years ago.

19-year-old forward ready to step up at Arsenal

Having sustained a season-ending injury in late February, the last few months have been frustrating for Stephy Mavididi. So what next?

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,...

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?

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.

How should Arsenal deal with defender?

Helen Trantum column
There’s only been one word on everyone’s lips this week at Cannon Towers this week: injuries. We spent approximately three times as long discussing that...

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.

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

Ben Sheaf
Ben Sheaf recently spoke to the Arsenal matchday programme

Sunderland manager seeks advice from Football Clinic after Arsenal defeat

Daily Cannon Football Clinic
In the Football Clinic, we attempt to help people struggling with problems of a footballing nature, be they technical, emotional or issues in their...

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.

Top 10 photos from the Premier League this weekend

Arsene Wenger
It was an eventful weekend in the world of football, not just on the pitch but in the stands as well.

TV replays in football could damage the sport

I have a query. After Mathieu Flamini's heroics in the North London derby, how did you eat your mandatory portion of humble pie? I had...

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...

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...

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...

Which Arsenal players will be selected for u19 Euro finals?

In our latest mini-pod about the U19 euro draw we touched on the subject of which Arsenal players will make the finals in August. Here are the reasons why I believe three of the six Arsenal Ladies will be on the plane to Belfast.

Four of Arsenal's best ever Champions League wins

Let Nia Giffiths guide you down Champions League memory lane.

How Kylian Mbappé’s move from Monaco could cause a butterfly effect...

Kylian Mbappé has started to be more seriously linked with a move away from Monaco in recent days, with Real Madrid believed to be in for the Frenchman.

Arsenal’s canary in the coal mine

This season showed that no matter what Arsenal players believe or what Arsene Wenger is telling them, they have very clearly not been good enough. You don’t end up in the Europa League by accident. It is the canary in Arsenal’s coalmine.

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’s fixture list is perfect not painful

It's been a few weeks since Arsenal's fixture list for the 2017–18 Premier League season was announced and there really is only one way to describe it - perfect.

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.

This sums Arsenal up - Arsenal December review

Arsenal December review
The best thing we can really say about December is that it wasn’t November.

Will Arsenal replace Santi Cazorla this summer?

Santi Cazorla in training
Santi Cazorla's injury problems are reaching the stage where it's difficult to plan ahead with him in mind. Arsenal have to sign a replacement, but will they?

Hector Bellerin: The boy who has become everything

Helen Trantum column
How do you choose the name that adorns your Arsenal shirt?

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...

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.

Can Arsenal return to being a team of two halves?

Muddling through as seasonal schizophrenia returns.

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.

Ready for next season? Not just yet

by Paul Williams What does the average Arsenal blogger have to write about in the summer? Clearly, whatever it may say in my Twitter bio, I don't...

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?

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...

Incredible infographic as Arsenal reach exclusive Premier League milestone

On 21st of April 2016, Arsenal won 2-0 against West Bromwich Albion: our 500th Premier League win since it was formed in 1992.

Arsenal player ratings: Loving Lacazette as Walcott struggles & youngsters shine

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal defeated Sydney FC 2-0 on Thursday, thanks to goals from Per Mertesacker and Alexandre Lacazette.

Arsenal's 4 Americans remembered on Independence Day

On 4th July, we take a look back at all the Americans who have signed for Arsenal over the years...all four of them!

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?

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...

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...

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...

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.

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?

5 Arsenal players that shouldn’t have been sold

With the news that Wojciech Szczesny has landed in Juventus ahead of his permanent move to the Serie A club, Arsenal fans have once again been forced to question the motives behind the sale.

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 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.

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?

Best Arsenal signing 2016

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

A history of failed preparations: What Arsenal’s opening day fixtures tell...

The Premier League fixtures come out shortly, so we thought we'd take a look at Arsenal's opening fixtures in recent seasons...

Tactical long read: Both sides demonstrate strange tactics in Arsenal's draw...

Arsenal tactics
Arsenal broke their Premier League losing streak with a well-earned point in what transpired to be a strange tactical battle against Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City.

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.

Graphic: Remembering David “Rocky” Rocastle

31st March marks 15 years since David Rocastle lost battle to cancer at only 33. It's the perfect time to remember his time in Arsenal.

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?

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.

How Olivier Giroud slayed his Monaco demons

After a nightmare midweek, we look at how na-na-na-na-Giroud set about winning the fans – and the manager – over.

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...

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 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.

In Defence of Theo Walcott

Helen Trantum column
Our number 14 is in terrible form. I wanted to get that out of the way early on, if only so that I can’t be...

Wenger's legacy at Arsenal is preserved, now what?

Arsene Wenger's future looks set to be sorted out this week but we still don't know what way it will go. What we do know if that the FA Cup win now gives him an out with dignity.

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.

Why this season is so uncertain for Arsenal

It's always at around this time of year when we start to try and figure out where Arsenal stand in regards to whether or...

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...

Arsenal tactics: How Oxlade-Chamberlain made his case for a new contract...

Arsenal tactics
When the teamsheet came out on Saturday, some worried Arsenal may have to continue their wait before getting a first win at St Mary’s since Southampton’s return to the top flight in 2012.

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.

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?

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.

The condescension of female football fans: Part two

Since it's National Women's Day, I thought it would be quite apt to revisit a topic I wrote about over a year ago: The...

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.

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.

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

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.

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 Arsenal’s biggest threat to their future is themselves

There was a moment during the 3–0 loss at Crystal Palace on Monday which summed up Arsenal's current problems so perfectly, no protest or chant or tweet or YouTube video could improve on it.

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.

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...

Stan Kroenke's Arsenal business plan

Arsenal’s owners, whilst never the symbol of the everyday man, were until recently indigenous to Islington.

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...

Double Jeopardy: Supporting a team in the title race

After a fairly late and possibly undeserved Laurent Koscielny goal gave Arsenal all three points on Saturday, nothing was going to ruin my evening. Arsenal...

Sorry he didn’t cost £55m: Rob Holding season review

Rob Holding emerged as one of Arsenal's most exciting prospects this season.

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.

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?

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.

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...

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.

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...

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

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

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?

The defensive midfielder who escaped Wenger's clutches

As they prepare to host the European Championship next Summer, France continued their winning ways with a simple 4-0 victory over Armenia. Didier Deschamps has...

Long read - Assessing Arsene Wenger's 20 years as Arsenal manager

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?

Why Arsenal would be crazy to sell this 27-year-old who could...

Wojciech Szczesny
Arsenal's goalkeeping situation has been the subject of debate for many seasons now, so what is really going on?

Wenger is everything Mourinho could never be

Helen Trantum column
Should you be judged by what you achieve or what you leave behind? Arsène Wenger has won quite a few pots in his nigh on...

Is the Wenger-Era the last managerial dynasty?

So the Managerial merry-go-round continues to spin, hurling esteemed (and not esteemed) men off in all directions, and with plenty of others waiting in...

Arsenal’s season: The five stages of grief

As apathetic as I've become towards Arsenal during the latter stages of this season, let it be known that I am devastated with how we've ended up.

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.

Fighting homophobia in football

A recent report from the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee has further highlighted the problem of homophobia in sport and has made suggestions on how governing bodies can take a zero tolerance approach.

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.

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?

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.

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.

Does anyone apart from Leicester want to win the Premier League?

When a new season gets under way, it is often said that you shouldn’t pay any attention to the league table until at least...

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.

Podcast: The 86th minute

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew and Anita get through a whole podcast without making a banner once. Instead, they try to make sense of all the terrible stats that...

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...

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?

The reality of Arsenal’s transfer market shortcomings

Being an Arsenal fan is a charmed existence, isn't it? One minute your club's in the midst of an injury crisis, a managerial crisis, a...

Bayern looming, but Watford game needs full focus

Helen Trantum column
My history* teacher at school used to have a saying. (*sorry, I know I sound like a Liverpool fan banging on about history. I promise...

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...

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.

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.

Why Cech deserves better reception than Fabregas against Chelsea

Helen Trantum column
It's funny how a player moving clubs can offend your sensibilities. This weekend, two excellent footballers face their former clubs, each on the opposing team...

How Arsenal's throwback tactics against West Ham got the best out...

Arsenal tactics
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.

Reasons for Arsenal to be optimistic ahead of Manchester United showdown

Why even watch Arsenal v United, it's just going to go badly, right?

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 important is the relationship between players and the fans?

by Nia Griffiths Does being a 'fan favourite' give players leverage over their club and, in some cases, even immunity from criticism? Some players choose to...

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 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.

Kieran Gibbs to Newcastle and other players who’ve travelled that route

Arsenal have always had an amiable relationship with Newcastle United and it seems that they are set to renew their working rapport with the sale of Arsenal left back Kieran Gibbs.

How Arsenal's lost generation fell apart

This week sees the start of the new Champions League season, with Arsenal travelling to Zagreb for the first group game. It isn't the first...

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?

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?

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.

Is this Arsene Wenger’s legacy in action?

The subject of Arsène Wenger's likely legacy has been on my mind recently.

Could Arsenal man benefit from break?

I've yet to meet a person who actually enjoys an international break. Now, whether that's just the people I know or that's a widespread opinion,...

Pow, smash, bang! Exclusive Sead Kolašinac wallpaper, Facebook covers & Twitter...

After Alexandre Lacazette last week, our other summer signing gets a wallpaper!

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.

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...

Mesut Ozil is assisting at a historic rate – Can he...

Magnificent. Brilliant. Magical. Genius. The closest thing we have to Zinedine Zidane. The best No. 10 in the world. These are just some of the words and phrases used to...

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...

5 exciting Santi Cazorla replacements identified for Arsenal

Santi Cazorla
With Santi Cazorla ruled out for the most of last season and not expected back until Christmas at the earliest, here are five potential replacements...

Are Arsenal mentally ready for the Premier League?

The difference between been mentally and physically ready for the Premier League.

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...

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.

Have we all judged Ospina too harshly? Stats suggest so

Arsenal's 3-2 loss to Olympiacos marked a low-point in an indifferent start to the season for the Gunners. Having already been upset by Dinamo Zagreb...

Moneyball? Premier League clubs are spending wisely

Domestically and abroad, Premier League clubs are being ridiculed for the money they are spending. I have seen it on Twitter every day during this...

Arsenal risk losing Aaron Ramsey

Picture the scene: you’re one of the best central midfielders on the planet and just getting better. You haven’t hit your prime and you know,...

Podcast: Meet Joe Hulme, Arsenal's first number 7

The very first man to have the number 7 on the back of a red Arsenal shirt (in both 1928 and 1933) was flying winger Joe Hulme. Learn all about him, including hearing from the man himself, in our latest pod

Kanu: We have the fame, the money, we have to help

A legend on the pitch and off it, Nwankwo Kanu has traded in trophies with the Gunners for saving lives back in Africa

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...

Road to Wembley: This time last year Arsenal breeze past the...

Ahead of our quarter final tie against Manchester United, we run the rule over our corresponding 2014 victory over Everton.

Arsenal have paid the price for not taking risks

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

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

Arsene Wenger's done it again.

Arsenal’s title challenge clinging on by its fingertips

On a weekend where the Arsenal tail attempted to wag the dog, like England's bowlers after another batting collapse, the team's combination of pride,...

Arsenal waste fans' time

Should Arsenal fans be more patient?

Why Arsenal need to keep this player at all costs

Back in February, I wrote a column on the five things we learned from Arsenal's horror show at Chelsea and one of my points has never seemed more relevant.

Five things we learned from Arsenal v Paris Saint-Germain

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

Win – 2 tickets to Kelly Smith celebration game

This weekend, Arsenal celebrate Kelly Smith at Boreham Wood and you can win 2 tickets to the game

Two things the failed Arsenal fans’ protest achieved

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

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.

10-minute read: Ainsley Maitland-Niles – Arsenal’s next breakthrough prospect?

This summer, with most fans pre-occupied by the excitement and fear surrounding the comings and goings of established first teamers, it’s easy to forget those players who are trying to create a foothold for themselves at the top level.

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.

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...

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...

Podcast: Trying desperately hard to draw some Arsenal positives.

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew is joined by Paul and Sylvain to try to draw some positives from the home games against Hull and Barcelona, but fail. Miserably. Also,...

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...

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,...

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.

Sead Kolasinac – What sort of player are Arsenal getting?

Sead Kolasinac
Sead Kolasinac is joining Arsenal on a free transfer from Schalke so just what sort of player would Arsenal be getting?

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.

Why Arsenal must beat West Brom's New Orc Army

Helen Trantum column
I have a special relationship with Stoke City Football Club. No, not that kind of special relationship! Quite the opposite in fact. Every time we face...

Fighting homophobia in football

A recent report from the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee has further highlighted the problem of homophobia in sport and has made suggestions on how governing bodies can take a zero tolerance approach.

Chapman deserves to be remembered like Liverpool and Manchester United greats...

Today is Herbert Chapman’s birthday. The legendary Arsenal manager, revered by Arsenal fans everywhere, is, ridiculously, very rarely mentioned when it comes to discussions about...

Why Arsenal man's Serie A move is good for Gunners

Helen Trantum column
The observant among you will know I’m a big Wojciech Szczesny fan.

Arsenal shopping on the Champs-Élysées

In the final part of this two-part bonus edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Stephen continues his discussion with Lana Dawood, talking about who else...

Versatile, tactically aware, and mentally sound: What Arsenal would get with...

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With Matthias Ginter reportedly a transfer target for Arsenal, we take a deeper look at what kind of player Arsenal could be getting.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Episode 65: Walcott's poaching, Xhaka's red + Arsenal's new superstar

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew and Sylvain celebrate Theo's poaching instincts, try to get their heads round Xhaka's red card and celebrate Arsenal Ladies' new superstar signing. Enjoy in...

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,...

Injuries threaten to break Arsenal hearts once again

With just two points from a possible nine, Arsenal's title challenge has faltered in the deep midwinter, and the usual questions have been raised...

5 things Arsenal learned v Bournemouth

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

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.

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 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.

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.

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?

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. On the pitch Arsenal put in...

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.

Podcast: It's not you, it's me

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew, Helen and Stephen discuss the problems with bad break-ups, poor choices of gifts and mediocre sex. They also talk about the Norwich game.

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,...

Could Louis van Gaal be making Wenger look like a minor...

Helen Trantum column
Arsene Wenger isn’t perfect. He’s stubborn, he has a penchant for a gamble and he sometimes puts too much faith in players who then let...

Why Arsenal fan protests are doing more harm than good

It's no secret that this is Arsenal's worst season under Arsene Wenger's tenure but are the protesting fans making things worse?

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.

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 Aaron Ramsey is such a divisive figure amongst Arsenal fans

It's almost impossible to discuss Aaron Ramsey without it turning into a blazing argument. Why is that?

7 stats to get Arsenal fans even more excited about Lacazette

Lacazette is an exciting forward with his peak years still ahead of him, but if that's not enough for you, we're gonna take you through seven reasons you should be excited.

Has Arsenal v Chelsea lost its spark without Jose Mourinho?

Helen Trantum column
"Remember who you are, what you are, and who you represent."

If Arsenal fans predicted Coquelin injury, why didn't Wenger?

'And so it is, just like you said it would be...'. Without wishing to speculate, it wouldn't be inappropriate if Damian Rice's lyrics, accompanied...

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.

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...

Mourinho, Wenger, and what it means to defeat a villain

Thanks to a smart Olivier Giroud header, a #throwback bit of goalkeeping from Lukasz Fabianski and a pinpoint finish from Joel 'Get out while...

Episode 63: Basel and Burnley wins, Arsenal improvements + Wenger's 20th

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew and Paul discuss the recent wins over Basel and Burnley, and wonder over just how current injured players will improve the side. They...

How fear keeps people supporting Arsenal

Arsenal are going to win the league this season.

‘Would you rather…?’ Arsenal edition

Most people I know are familiar with the game 'would you rather...?' The concept of said game is to choose between two scenarios you would...

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?

Arsenal podcast #81: Chelsea choke, a back 3 option + fan...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen is joined by Helen and Sylvain to go over the Chelsea game with a fine comb.

Pace vs control: The Arsenal conundrum

Ahead of Monday night's annual visit from the scousers, Arsene Wenger said that Arsenal must 'play with good pace' to get a result. Much to...

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?

Why two weeks is an eternity in Arsenal's world

So I've been off the grid for two weeks, swallowed by acting work, and have emerged to a rather different Goonersphere.

Long read: How Arsenal can win first title in 12 years

Helen Trantum column
Sometimes your destiny is in your own hands, or at very least materially so.

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.

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...

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.

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...

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.

Arsenal make official announcement on the future of manager Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger
Arsenal have finally announced a new two year deal for manager Arsene Wenger.

Where does Arsene Wenger’s reign rank in terms of football’s longest...

With a new contract for Arsene Wenger, the Frenchman is on his way to extending his record amongst the longest serving managers of all time.

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?

29 players rated but who topped Arsenal's Player Power Rankings?

With the 2016/17 season having come to a close, it's time to look at which Arsenal players were the most influential over the course of the campaign, as well as those who left a lot to be desired.

Podcast: Fraser Forster's fabulous focus

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew is joined by Helen and Sylvain to review all of the week's action. They also try to fathom just how Fraser Forster morphed into...

Graphic: Remembering David “Rocky” Rocastle

31st March marks 16 years since David Rocastle lost battle to cancer at only 33. It's the perfect time to remember his time in Arsenal.

7 Arsenal problems that need sorted immediately

Thanks to Southampton having the audacity, cheek and sheer nerve to progress all the way to a cup final that they knew was on the same weekend as their game with Arsenal, the Gunners, and ergo, all of us fans, now have a week without a game to watch.

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...

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

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

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.

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...

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...

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 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...

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

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

Why the magic of the FA Cup is still alive

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
This weekend, in a line surely designed to troll Arsenal fans everywhere, one tabloid wrote off the FA Cup as a competition only Arsenal...

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

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

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

Arsenal’s final Premier League chapter not yet written

It’s been a hard week being an Arsenal fan. If you strip it right back, it’s been a rough decade, but this week, after the...

Mesut Ozil wants it, Arsenal should give it to him

Back in January, Mesut Ozil apparently made it clear that he wanted Jack Wilshere's coveted number 10 shirt: should Arsene Wenger give it to him?

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.

Wenger’s lucky stumble against Manchester City

Sunday's match was pretty much a disaster for Arsenal. Mike Dean gifted us the result with a non-existent penalty and a farcical free-kick, but really...

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?

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...

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.

The key to fixing Arsenal's offensive issues

With an abundance of central players, Arsène Wenger has been turning a blind eye to width so far this season. The Arsenal manager has too many...

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.

Arsenal podcast #78: Bournemouth, Hull, Xhaka/Ramsey pairing + welcome back Welbeck.

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita to discuss the performances at Bournemouth and Hull, and...

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...

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.

Exclusive Infographic: Arsenal’s Preseason Fixtures

Can you believe it's already time for preseason?

5 things we learned from Arsenal’s 2016

As an Arsenal fan, it often feels like we're reliving the same season over and over again. Here are 5 things we learned from 2016.

Is this 25-year-old set to be the next great Arsene Wenger...

Why did we buy Mohamed Elneny?

Are Arsenal risking their young players with loan moves?

Sending young players out on loan is usually seen as a positive step in their career but is it always? There are several valid reasons...

Why football will just keep costing fans more

Wit the announcement of the Premier League's obscene TV deal with Sky and BTSport, Stephen Bradley explains why it's a terrible thing for fans.

Five things Arsenal fans can expect from Liverpool clash

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

Has Cech been the answer to Arsenal's problems?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Arsenal are limping towards what may be a particularly welcome international break. Yes, I know, international breaks are rarely welcome. However, in this instance, with...

Arsenal’s floundering against Hull’s rocks is not a sign of things...

Saturday lunchtime was an uninspiring start to Arsenal's nightmare run of fixtures. I suppose one could say that it was a decent run-out for those...

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.

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.

Bonus podcast: Arsenal v FC Basel discussion with Swiss football researcher

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Stephen is joined by Football Manager's Swiss researcher Oliver Zesiger, to discuss Arsenal's next Champions League opponents. Eder Balanta and Breel Embolo get mentioned...

What next for Arsene Wenger and Arsenal?

This morning there’s something of a numbness running through the Arsenal fan base.

Maybe it's time for Arsene to go, but not because of...

Helen Trantum column
Should Arsene go? I don’t even know what to think any more.

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...

Who’s the specialist in failure now, Jose?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
According to reports, the Chelsea board are considering replacing Jose Mourinho with Juande Ramos. Read that sentence again and let it sink in. The Chelsea...

Tony Adams in, Arsene Wenger out?

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

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: RvP's Turkish blues, best of 500 + much, much more

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In the absence of club football, Matthew, Paul and Sylvain review the Arsenal Ladies season and discuss International goings on, the Barcelona curse, Robin...

Gazidis promises change but only thing he's changed so far is...

All we have to do is wait for Arsenal to do something, all whilst Arsenal are waiting for someone else to do something first.

How to build your own Gooner family

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

Why Arsenal must beat Chelsea to win Premier League

"One game does not make or break a season." This is usually the general sentiment I stick by when it comes to the Premier League. Not...

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...

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?

Why this Arsenal man needs to prove himself at Euro 2016

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

Five takeaways from Arsenal’s 2-1 loss to West Bromich Albion

After a difficult week in which Arsenal's French contingent were mentally assaulted by the atrocities committed in Paris, fans were looking forward to a...

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...

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?

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.

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.

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...

Episode 24: The Mustard Coloured Cord Jumper

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew makes his triumphant return to the pod this week, as he, Helen and Paul review the win over Sunderland, reminisce over the magic...

How this Arsenal midfielder hid Arsenal's problems for years

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

Why Arsenal can win the league

We don't have to do well to win the league. We just have to do better than everyone else, and that looks increasingly straightforward. It's a...

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.

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...

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.

Art imitating life? Or life imitating Arsenal?

Well, here we are again. Not much to report since last week. Unless you count the England football team giving a perfect illustration of the...

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.

Most improved Arsenal player of the season

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

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...

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.

How Arsene Wenger can be the difference for players with no...

Can Arsenal attract the top players we need without Champions League football?

Daily Cannon YPOTS: Héctor Bellerín

Unlike a lot of the other end of season awards we've handed out, our Young Player of the Season wasn't exactly a head-scratcher.

Five things we learnt during Arsenal v Olympiacos

Arsenal were terrible against Olympiacos, that much is clear, but what else did we learn? Another loss in the Champions League put to bed any...

Episode 61: Hull City (and back), tactical evolution, Arsenal Legends +...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew is joined by Helen and special guest JB (@gunnerpunner) to discuss going to Hull and back, tactical evolutions, left backs and the Arsenal...

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.

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...

Five huge moments for Arsenal in 2015

2015 has been another roller coaster of a year for Arsenal Football Club although fortunately it's been better than some. Although it's not been without...

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.

The importance and irrelevance of the most popular sport in the...

In times like these, when recent events in Paris have the world in mourning and looking on fearfully, we need sport more than ever. “Amongst...

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...

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?

Have Arsenal behaved disgracefully over Welbeck’s injury?

Helen Trantum column
Something only we know. Paul will probably murder me for not only knowing, but quoting and bastardising a lyric from a song by Keane. Or,...

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...

Episode 97: Martin Keown doesn’t hug people

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by Paul and Sylvain to bask in the glow of Arsenal's 13th...

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.

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.

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.

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

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...

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...

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.

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 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?

A tale of eleven Arsenal contracts

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

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.

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.

Monreal on Arsenal injuries, team spirit and more

by Matthew Wade On Monday night I attended the launch event of the Arsenal home kit for the 2015/16 season, and beforehand was fortunate enough to...

Protests and Priorities: Why Arsenal fans need to grow up

Some Arsenal fans are planning a 'Wenger Out' protest for Wembley, while others are encouraging them. Helen Trantum explains why it's time to shut up, grow up, and get behind your team.

In defence of Arsene Wenger and Arsenal v Bayern Munich

We don't need to take a game out of context and use it as a stick to beat Wenger with. The truth is - there's plenty enough live ammunition from previous games. There's no need to fire Bayern blanks in his direction too.

How transfer rumours help Arsenal's ticket sales

How transfer rumours can actually benefit Arsenal.

Santi Cazorla: The special one

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

Leftovers can be good too

There are plenty of words that come to mind when thinking about the game at Sheffield Wednesday; Embarrassing. Shocking. Hard to watch. A disgrace to...

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.

Podcast: Ladies night out

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In an interlull shortened podcast, Matthew is joined by Sylvain to discuss the first two fixtures of the Arsenal ladies season, their new star...

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...

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?

Is Arsenal’s season over before it even began?

Perhaps a bigger disappointment than dropping two points in our 1-1 draw against Norwich was the loss of Alexis Sanchez due to injury. The Chilean...

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...

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...

Will Arsenal's weaknesses be fixed in January?

While our modern definition of hubris may differ from that of the ancient Greeks, it seems higher powers are still perfectly happy to punish...

Why Arsenal's bad run of form is normal

"Just win, baby!" The eponymous quote of the late Al Davis, known for his work as coach, and later owner of the NFL's Oakland Raiders....

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.

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...

Watch Arsene Wenger's return to Monaco

Arsene Wenger returning to an old club is not something that happens on a regular basis. Or at all, really. So it's nice to see that when he does return to a former club they make a nice little fuss over him.

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

by Stephen Bradley "Spend some [email protected] money!!!!!" How many times have we heard the above phrase being bellowed from the back of whatever stadium/pub/living room that...

Arsenal sign Republic of Ireland midfielder: Gunners Irish connection explored

Arsenal have recently signed a young Irish midfielder, Jordan McEneff, so we thought it was a good time to revisit some great Irish names who've played for the club in the past.

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...

Why something needs to change at Arsenal

Usually, after a bad loss like the one Arsenal suffered at home to Olympiacos, the reaction that fans have is a mixture of rage,...

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...

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...

Could Champions League qualification hinder Arsenal’s season?

On Tuesday night Arsenal beat Dinamo Zagreb 3-0 at the Emirates and put themselves back in touching distance of qualifying for the knock-out stages...

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...

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...

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...

How Chelsea’s defensive revolution helped Arsenal find their way

This season, a new formation and tactical system swept the Premier League, and to some extent world football.

Chelsea Inflicted Pain

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
The Lightning Seeds once wrote a song called Sugar Coated Icebergs. You may not remember it, hell, you may not even remember the Lightning Seeds....

Are Arsenal looking for a Santi Cazorla replacement?

Santi Cazorla in training
Santi Cazorla's injury problems are reaching the stage where it's difficult to plan ahead with him in mind. Arsenal have to sign a replacement, but will they?

Welbeck: I want to do more, the coaches won't let me

Danny Welbeck believes his genetics are what keeps him trim and reveals he wants to train harder but isn't allowed.

Why have Arsenal missed the boat on superstar signings?

Undoubtedly this is a dangerous article to be writing the afternoon before transfer deadline day given Arsene's form for trolley dashing, but it's as...

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...

Arsene Wenger for England? Never!

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Sam Allardyce losing the England job he coveted for years in a matter of 67 days has to be one of the most marvelous football stories I have ever heard.

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.

Record breaking win, match award, hattrick & more: Arsenal players continue...

A week into the competition let's have a look on how the Arsenal players have fared so far.

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...

Arsenal's title ambitions halted

Arsenal ladies suffer another home defeat.

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..

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?

Arsene Wenger is worth ten of Jose Mourinho

Helen Trantum column
  This is an Arsenal column. As such, I try not to write too much about Chelsea and in particular their tramp in a tracksuit manager....

Why Lacazette reminds us of our love-hate relationship with the transfer...

If I followed up every rumour, it'd be a full time job in itself. That's why Daily Cannon has people to do it for us, so we can see all the rubbish in one place with the truth about the rumour laid bare.

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...

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.

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.

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?

Arsenal podcast episode 70 - Olivier Giroud's magnificent whiskers

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita and Sylvain to discuss the draw at Old Trafford, the upcoming CL group decider with PSG, and Olivier Giroud's magnificent whiskers.

French football expert discusses Lacazette at Arsenal

In part one of this two-part bonus edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Stephen is joined by French football expert and friend of the show Lana Dawood to discuss the ramifications of Alexandre Lacazette joining the Gunners.

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

Can improved strength in depth offset traditional curses?

Does Calum Chambers have a future at Arsenal?

Last season, Calum Chambers would have been excused for believing his Arsenal career was shot. Read this podcast instead At the age of 22, players should...

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 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?

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.

How I got involved in an international transfer

true stories from football
Here is a story from a few seasons ago, when I had a small involvement in an international move.

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.

End of Groundhog Day? Why Arsenal’s film this season could get...

Have we really all see *this* Arsenal film before?

Bayern stunned by Gunners; Čech and Bellerín the stars

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Well, that was alright, wasn't it? I had written before that whilst there was still even an outside chance for Arsenal in this season's Champions...

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

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.

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...

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.

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...

How England can help Arsenal with out-of-favour winger

Gareth Southgate's team tinkering may have some long-term pluses for Arsenal.

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...

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.

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?

A love letter to crazy Arsenal twitter

Friday, June 30th, marked eight years since I created a Twitter account.

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?

Manchester City fans show Arsenal fans how to be angry

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

Dear Daily Cannon: Arsenal’s festering form is costing me my identity

Helen Trantum column
Throughout his Arsenal tenure, Arsene Wenger has been very good at stopping the rot. Whenever we've lost a game, or perhaps two in a row, that's generally as far as it goes. Very rarely is a bad run allowed to fester

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.

What to do when the season ends

It's that time of year. Once again, we face the terrifying prospect of two long, arduous months of non-competitive football. Two months of rumours. Two months of...

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

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

Arsenal podcast #77: West Brom and Crystal Palace wins, squad depth...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Helen and Sylvain to discuss the wins over West Brom...

3 lessons Arsene Wenger could learn from a Primary School teacher

It’s 10 a.m. at Arsenal Elementary School and class is in session.

15-minute read: A brief history of 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...

My first game: Arsenal lose, beer wins

Yes. I saw my Arsenal live for the first time ever. And yes, they lost. But, Gooners are the best people out there, and...

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?

Arsenal podcast #74: Champions League draw, Everton, coffee machines + more

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen is joined by Anita and Sylvain to discuss Basel, Stoke City, and Bayern...

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

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.

Exclusive: England manager on upcoming tournament & rising Arsenal star

Mo Marley has revealed that Arsenal’s rising star, Rianna Dean, has a chance of making the UEFA u19 tournament in Northern Ireland this summer but hints that her inexperience might go against her.

Small steps for Joel Campbell, but can he make a giant...

Helen Trantum column
There’s a Chinese proverb which applies quite aptly to Joel Campbell. “Be not afraid of going slowly. Be afraid only of standing still.” Arsenal sign a...

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?

4 options for Wenger to improve on Francis Coquelin

Francis Coquelin and Alexis Sanchez
If Ivan Gazidis is to make good on the change he promised this summer, then Arsenal must aim to improve the weakest areas of their team – at this point in time, that would be central midfield.

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.

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?

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.

The day that changed Arsenal forever

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

Why Per Mertesacker is a good choice to be Arsenal Head...

Per Mertesacker will become Arsenal's new academy director at the end of the season. He's a good choice too.

How Granit Xhaka can lead Arsenal forward

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

Player profile: Arsenal Ladies captain, Alex Scott

Alex Scott
In this week's feature, we profile Alex Scott, the club captain, and one of the longest serving player over three spells.

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

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

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.

Arsenal must look to repeat March form

It's not often you can count the month your side crashed out of the Champions League as a great one, but that's what March...

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.

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?

Should Arsenal sacrifice Champions League success for Premier League glory?

Helen Trantum column
Second place. That's the fate that apparently awaits Arsenal in Group F of this year's Champions League after drawing the mighty Bayern Munich, and the...

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...

Episode 93: Why do we do this to ourselves? Leicester City,...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Paul to discuss the victory over Leicester City, how Robert Huth is his own worst enemy, and preview the game against Manchester United on Sunday.

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

Lacazette aims to end 'curse' of Arsenal number 9 shirt

Lacazette will be Arsenal's new number nine for 2017/18, but is the number cursed? We're taking a look at the other Arsenal number nines in the Premier League era.

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 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?

Episode 23: Arsene Wenger’s Finnish Sauna

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In the latest episode of the Daily Cannon podcast, Stephen, Sylvain and Helen review a lethargic 1-0 win over Newcastle, try to work out just what to do with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and preview the FA Cup game versus Sunderland.

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.

Arsenal podcast episode 72 - PSG, Bournemouth + best midfield?

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Helen to discuss the games against PSG and Bournemouth. They also try to figure out what Arsenal's best midfield looks like at the moment.

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?

Double Arsenal boost ahead of Chelsea match

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Alexis and Mesut Özil's return to first team action could not be coming at a better time. For weeks now, the Arsenal starting XI, at least...

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.

Jack Wilshere to West Ham: Has his chance of greatness gone?

Jack Wilshere, the hope of a nation at one point, has lost his way.

Audio: Arsenal FanTV: Great Idea, Grim Reality

The world of Arsenal FanTV is here to stay, and that must be accepted. Perhaps we should even rejoice at the creation of a place...

Have we reached 'peak Theo' a decade after he left Southampton?

Helen Trantum column
What have you achieved in the last ten years?

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.

How Arsenal’s new left backs could line-up next season

With Sead Kolasinac signed and links to Nice left back Dalbert, how could Arsenal's left backs line-up next season?

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 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?

Podcast: Fear and Loathing at the Emirates

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew is joined by Stephen to discuss apathy at the Emirates, dissect the corpse of Wenger's tactical acumen, and speculate about a big summer...

Can new blood take Arsenal all the way?

I'm not convinced that the last week saw us learn anything about Arsenal we didn't already know. Okay, so the battering we took at Southampton...

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.

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?

Roma adventure mustn’t spell Cechmate for Szczesny

by Helen Trantum Petr Cech is a fantastic signing. I know you're all with me on this one at least. A sense of slight disbelief was...

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.

Margin for error: The solution to Arsenal’s injury woes

Helen Trantum column
Professional athletes get injured a lot.

Arsenal find answer to striker problem

In a week where crushing disappointment was followed by elation, in what has already been a season of remarkable ups and downs, the continued...

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?

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.

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?

Why Giroud should start ahead of Alexis against PSG

Should Olivier Giroud be given the nod against PSG instead of Alexis Sanchez?

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

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.

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.

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...

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.

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...

12 ways to fake being an Arsenal fan

Last season Arsenal fans pretty much became their own caricatures.

Arsenal's midfield strength, Walcott and dealing with Chelsea

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I wrote, on the eve of the new season, that Arsenal's squad depth gave them an excellent chance of winning their first league title...

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?

Will inconsistent Arsenal ever learn?

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When I think back to happier times, it seems impossible to believe that they could have existed. Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott and the demolition of...

Arsene Wenger’s credibility stretched dangerously thin

The Anfield defeat feels like another big nail in the coffin of the Wenger years.

Can Wenger be the one to make Arsenal great again?

I am about to commit Arsenal blogging suicide.

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...

Lies, Statistics & Petr Cech

Helen Trantum column
You’ve probably heard of xG models.

5 best Arsenal moments of 2016

Olivier Giroud scores v Sunderland
With 2016 coming to an end, we look back at some of the highlights from the year.

Has Jack Wilshere's chance of greatness gone?

Jack Wilshere, the hope of a nation at one point, has lost his way.

Lacazette profiled: Strengths, weaknesses, goals & more

With Arsenal agreeing a deal for Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette, here is a look at how the player could contribute to Arsenal's chances in Premier League if they sign him this summer.

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 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...

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...

Arsenal podcast #75: Everton and Manchester City, Ozil and Xhaka +...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Paul and Helen to dissect a dispiriting week, discuss Ozil...

Episode 100: The AAAARGGHs! End of Season Awards

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In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Stephen is joined by Helen to review the season with an ever-so-satirical slant.

Debunking the “Özil can’t play on the wing” myth

What do the following have in common: Paul Scholes Clarence Seedorf Bastian Schweinsteiger They're all World Cup winners? No, there's an Englishman and Dutchman in there! They're all...

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

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

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.

Arsenal fans overtake Liverpool as most annoying fans in country

As Gooners, we must address the reality that we might well have become the most distasteful fanbase in the Premier League. Until relatively recently, I...

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.

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.

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.

Arsenal podcast #67: Premier League wins, Ludogorets, North London Derby +...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Stephen is joined by Paul to discuss the wins over Reading and Sunderland, and look forward to games against Ludogorets and Spurs. They also wonder...

Could Arsenal knock Chelsea out of the title race?

Although Arsenal haven’t had the best of starts to our 2015/16 Premier League campaign, our team look like world beaters compared to Chelsea. The Blues...

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...

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...

Episode 92: Arsenal find find their cojones plus laughing at Tottenham...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita and Helen to discuss winning at Wembley, the team finding its cojones, being reminded what it feels like to laugh at Spurs and what a cup final place means for the club.

Arsenal podcast #80: Who referees the refs?

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita review the Burnley game and ponder Xhaka's penchant for a two-footed lunge.

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.

David Ospina - This is what Arsenal have to do

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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.

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?

One-Two Punch: How Wenger can use Giroud and Walcott together

Tell me if this sounds familiar: Arsenal play at home to a side with a relatively unheralded keeper, go on to create an absurd...

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...

The end of the youth policy at Arsenal?

During the early to mid-2000's, supporting Arsenal was a joy. Not only did the senior team enjoy a run of success that remains one...

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.

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...

Tottenham and the media shame themselves over Campbell chants

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

Episode 99: Much ado about nothing, part 2

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by Stephen and Sylvain to discuss the week's news. Sylvain also rounds up the Spring Series for the Arsenal Ladies.

How Arsenal and the media are failing Mesut Ozil

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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

Rio 2016 absence hits women's football hard

The FA's decision to withdraw from competing in the Rio 2016 Women's Football Olympics has been greeted with huge disappointment by all the British...

Is Granit Xhaka’s ‘temper’ really a problem for Arsenal?

On Sunday, Granit Xhaka picked up his second red card of the season against Burnley.

Alexis Sanchez season review

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The 2016/17 season has been Alexis Sanchez's stand-out campaign.

‘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...

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...

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?

Arsenal season tickets: Too high a cost

There has always been a romantic ideal behind wanting to own a season-ticket for the team you support. It isn't just a piece of paper...

Why Tottenham can only dream of emulating Arsenal

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

Arsenal reach from the gutter to the stars

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We all know the truism that football is a funny old game. It doesn't always feel like it though, does it? That said, Arsenal seem...

Episode 59: Transfer window, Walcott's usefulness + Oxlade-Chamberlain conundrum

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew returns to chat to Helen and Sylvain about the transfer window hokey cokey, Theo's return to usefulness and the Oxlade-Chamberlain conundrum. Enjoy in the...

His superpower is invisibility: What does this forward offer Arsenal?

Theo Walcott
As an avowed Theo Walcott fan, it breaks my heart to be writing this pod.

Why Arsenal fans need to end their Wenger Out protests

Arsene Wenger has signed a new two-year deal and the Wenger Out brigade have promised to step up their campaign, but getting behind the team now is more important than continuing to protest.

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.

Wilshere: Good for England = Good for Arsenal?

By Matthew Wade Why Jack Wilshere making himself central to Roy Hodgson's plans can only be a positive thing for Arsenal. So after my column last...

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...

Podcast: Euro 2016: France, fights and flare guns

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew and Sylvain talk France, fights and flare-guns.

What can Arsenal fans expect from the January transfer window?

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The January transfer window is now open so that means loads of new shiny Arsenal players, right?

Tactics: Explaining went wrong for Arsenal against West Brom

‘Control’ in a footballing context is an almost subjective word that means different things to different people. Someone who didn’t watch Saturday’s match at The...

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...

Why should Arsenal care about the Capital One Cup?

As the years go by, I'm finding it harder and harder to care about the Capital One Cup. It doesn't hold the same importance as...

Adios Arsene at Arsenal

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

Arsenal fans overreact over Debuchy's performance against Tottenham Hotspur

Helen Trantum column
I have a confession to make. I didn’t watch the season’s first clash with our noisy neighbours live – in fact, I didn’t even watch...

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...

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

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

A brief history of Arsenal’s Irish connection

Today is St. Patrick's Day, and as such is a date associated with all things Irish so we take a look at the greatest Irish players ever to don the red and white of Arsenal.

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.

Why football narratives prevail

There's something about a football fan that sets them apart from other people. It's not their fervour in supporting their favourite team, or their stubbornness...

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?

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.