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9 questions Arsenal fans are asking before AC Milan

AC Milan's Brazilian forward Robinho celebrates after scoring with AC Milan's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match AC Milan vs Arsenal at San Siro stadium on February 15, 2012 in Milan. AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACE
Arsenal travel to Italy for their Europa League first leg tie against AC Milan and it's hard to find anyone feeling optimistic, or that bothered. Ahead of the game, I imagined some questions fans might be asking and tried to answer them.

Arrogant, out of touch and other things we learned from Arsenal’s...

The Arsenal annual general meeting proved to be as entertaining as ever.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain injury shows Arsenal were right to sell to Liverpool

On Wednesday it was announced that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain would miss the entirety of the 18/19 season with the knee injury he picked up last season against Roma.

Arsene Wenger’s siege mentality: Good or bad for Arsenal?

Arsene Wenger's outrage against referees could create a siege mentality at the club, but would that be a good thing?

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.

3 big reasons why so few young adults are attending football...

A recent 'Price of Football' study revealed only 4% of season ticket holders are young adults. So why is the percentage so small?

Chelsea, Watford + more: Arsenal's 5 worst moments of the Premier...

Hector Bellerin
The 2016/17 Premier League season has finished and although there were some promising moments, it wouldn't be right to ignore the worst ones that hurt Arsenal and their supporters alike.

Why Arsenal fans are turning on Giroud

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

Podcast: Euro 2016: the Vardy escape and Messi's meltdown

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Helen and Sylvain join Matthew to talk about the Vardy escape and Messi's meltdown whilst trying (and failing) to avoid talking about politics. ...Or tabloid...

Why Liverpool star's suspension is bad news for Arsenal

Following a reckless action in the weekend's game between Liverpool and Man United, we look at why Arsenal may suffer as a result of Steven Gerrard's ban.

Podcast: Arsenal's trip-up at Trafford

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Matthew is joined by Helen and Stephen to go over what happened at Old Trafford, and how the response should take place. Fans will be...

Is Mahrez to Arsenal rumour a red herring?

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

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

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

How this Arsenal midfielder hid Arsenal's problems for years

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

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

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

Defensive blunders, dramatic Pep Guardiola & ‘Aguerooo!’: 23 things Arsenal fans...

After Arsenal lost 2-1 at home to Östersunds FK on Thursday night, it's probably fair to say that Gooners aren't expecting much from the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City on Sunday.

Why Arsenal cut this youngster's loan deal short

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

What to watch: Tuesday’s guide to Arsenal on Radio and TV

Here is your comprehensive daily round-up of Arsenal-related programmes on radio and TV for Tuesday, January 15.

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...

Tactics: What went wrong for Arsenal against West Brom

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‘Control’ in a footballing context is an almost subjective word that means different things to different people. Whatever it is, Arsenal lacked it against West Brom

Michael Thomas day: Reliving Arsenal’s win over Liverpool in 1989

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Today is Michael Thomas day so while Liverpool are playing in the Champions League final, let's take a look back at the day Arsenal beat them to the league title - something they haven't won since.

5 brilliant reasons the Europa League can a blessing for Arsenal

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

Arsenal look to bounce back against West Brom - match preview

Mesut Ozil v West Brom
It's a must-win game for Arsenal as they travel to the Hawthorns for Saturday's lunchtime kick-off.

Arsenal deadwood replaced by Granit

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

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.

Arsenal's title ambitions halted

Arsenal ladies suffer another home defeat.

Former coach hails Arsenal star youngster - I knew I wasn't...

After making his first start for Arsenal against Doncaster Rovers, and his third competitive appearance of the season for the Gunners, Reiss Nelson has drawn a lot of attention recently.

9 Christmas coping mechanisms for Arsenal fans

As Gooners, we've gotten used to feeling stressed and as if we're on the brink of some sort of episode, however, there are coping mechanisms for Arsenal fans available, especially over the Christmas period.

Arsenal Podcast: Planes, protests, set pieces, + Spud-thumping

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita and Sylvain to discuss planes, protests, Arsene Wenger, French kings, and how not to defend a set piece.

Why Guardiola should not be next Arsenal manager

Boring. That's what Pep Guardiola said earlier this week about staying at the same club for 20 years. There is increasing speculation that Arsene's departure is...

3 key battles that could decide Arsenal v Manchester United

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

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.

Do Arsenal fans need to relax?

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

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

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

In focus: Wilshere v West Brom

Jack Wilshere continued to impress with another stellar display, this time against West Brom in the final league game of the season. Scoring an absolute...

Jack Wilshere providing Arsenal with transfer dilemma

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

Arsène Wenger’s red jockstrap

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
A degree of irrationality can affect us all from time to time. Last night, for example, I took Jo to see Mark Kermode and Simon...

Arsenal and Manchester City: A rivalry 124 years in the making

While Manchester City don't immediately spring to mind when you think about Arsenal's historic rivalries, the Sky Blues have actually be a thorn in Arsene Wenger's side for almost a decade.

Arsenal's season of surprises

by Paul Williams Reflections on a season of surprises. A few months ago, following the farcical draw with Anderlecht and defeat at Swansea, I called for the...

Arsenal goalkeepers fails to meet coach's requirements

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

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?

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...

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...

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

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

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...

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...

Jodie Taylor no plans to stop now

Jodie Taylor has just been eliminatJodie Taylor has just been eliminated from the European Championships with England, but on a personal level she had a tournament worthy of praise.ed from the European Championships with England, but on a personal level she had a tournament worthy of praise.

This is how Arsenal should treat Carl Jenkinson

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

Arsenal’s backroom shake-up: Are Gunners finally preparing for life after Arsene...

Arsenal have officially announced their new appointment: former Barcelona director of football, Raul Sanllehi. But what does this mean for Arsene Wenger?

What happened between Alexis Sanchez and Barcelona & the answer to...

Considering the media hoopla currently surrounding Alexis Sanchez and his future, we looked back to three years ago when he signed for Arsenal from Barcelona. What happened and was there all this fuss then?

How Arsenal beat Manchester United

Arsenal demolished Louis van Gaal's Manchester United side with a first-half masterclass on Sunday afternoon. The Gunners were 3-0 up within 20 minutes, exploiting Manchester...

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

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

Arsenal's Egyptian Labrador

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In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Luke 'enjoy' squeaky bum time in Moscow, giving Rafa a nice birthday, and...

No need for Arsenal to panic...yet

So. Bayern Munich are good, eh? Welp. There are very few times in the life of an Arsenal fan where it's appropriate to acknowledge that...

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....

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.

What can Arsenal fans realistically expect from this season?

Arsenal fans may want the Premier League title, but a top four finish is the best we can hope for.

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...

Mustafi’s rookie mistake, should learn from Tottenham man

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

Episode 107: The winner takes it all

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by roving European correspondent Sylvain Jamet.

Insane dejav vu: Arsenal player ratings v Leicester

The Premier League got off to an absolute cracking start with a Friday night thriller at the Emirates between Arsenal and Leicester.

’89: 11 Arsenal heroes to pimp your phone

This week in the world of Arsenal, it has all been about remembering that amazing night in 1989, when we beat the odds and won the Championship in the dying last seconds of the last match, away to Liverpool.

Precedent: What needs to happen for Stan Kroenke to fire Arsene...

So, Arsenal lost again at the weekend, they've lost four league games out of five for the first time under Arsene Wenger, they're six points behind fourth place, and the manager is about to sign a two-year extension that pretty much only he and the board want him to sign.

8 amazing ‘facts’ about Rob Holding

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

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.

10 bang-on reasons Arsenal would never hire Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino recently revealed that he would rather work on a farm that be in charge of Arsenal, which works out well as he'd never be hired in the first place.

If Arsenal want Alexis to stay they’ve a funny way of...

If Arsenal were hoping to convince Alexis Sanchez that North London is the best place for him, they haven't made a very good job of it in the opening weeks of the season.

Why Arsenal fans should hope Man United beat Chelsea

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

Who owns Arsenal, who could bid for it, and why are...

With another bid for control of Arsenal reportedly being rejected this week, we're taking a look at the current situation the club are in.

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

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

Eddie Nketiah: From Chelsea reject to Arsenal’s latest prospect

Arsenal made it through to the fifth round of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night thanks to a brace from 18-year-old Eddie Nketiah, but who is he?

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.

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.

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...

Phil Neville getting the women’s England job is a huge problem...

VALENCIA, SPAIN - DECEMBER 07: Valencia CF assistant coach Phil Neville gives instructions during a training session ahead of Wednesday's UEFA Champions League Group H match against Olympique Lyonnais at Paterna Training Centre on December 07, 2015 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)
Waking up on Saturday morning to read reports that Phil Neville was the frontrunner and favourite to take the England’s women’s job, I wasn’t sure if I was still asleep or drunk from the night before, even though I hadn’t even been drinking.

Five reasons Goonerettes should stay in the kitchen

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

Is this why Granit Xhaka is struggling this season and should...

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal gestures to his team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on August 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Granit Xhaka's form this season is a concern for Arsenal.

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?

Wenger confirms why Arsenal are better in second halves than first

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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.

EXCLUSIVE: Ian Wright reveals why he loves Wembley more than most

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

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

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

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.

Ivan Gazidis: Fake news, alternative facts and treating the fans like...

At Arsenal’s AGM on Thursday, Ivan Gazidis explained to the audience that the Gunners are 'the most over-performing team in the Premier League' but his comments not only rang hollow, they contradict everything he’s led fans to believe in the past.

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...

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.

Podcast: Tottenham's implosion, forgiving the Chelsea traitor and analysing Manchester City

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Matthew and Paul discuss a point at City and why anyone boos Gael Clichy.

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

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...

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.

Caviar & Sausage – The new Arsenal magazine out now!

Well this is new, eh? Enough of your rambling, take me straight to the magazine At Daily Cannon, we’ve come a long way since it all...

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.

Leeds United want him but what's next for Arsenal's enigmatic 19-year-old

Since his promotion into the first-team around this time last year, Jeff Reine-Adelaide made six senior appearances but all were in the Cup competitions.

Ramsey's new Arsenal challenge his toughest yet

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

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...

What Arsenal fans need to learn from Liverpool and Tottenham

You cannot replace one top quality player with an amalgamation of mediocre ones. That's the lesson Liverpool have failed to learn from top six bedfellows...

Ozil, Lukakau & 3 other things to watch out for when...

Arsenal face Manchester United at the Emirates on Saturday, in one of the biggest games of the league season.

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 fan storm coming for Wenger and Liverpool is the first...

Liverpool away, Bayern Munich at home, Lincoln City at home - three games in eight days, yet in reality it is so much more.

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

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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.

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...

7 games, 0 goals: 26-year-old struggling for form at Arsenal

Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal is injured during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium on December 22, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Alexandre Lacazette is struggling in front of goal of late, but his performances have still been good for Arsenal.

Episode 146: Merci Arsene, danke Per, and another glass of wine...

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In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew, Sylvain and Anita mull over losing in Madrid, rejoice in bulldozing Burnley, and say...

5 types of Arsenal fan still hanging in there in 2018

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 01: Fans watch the match with empty seats all around during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on March 1, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
It’s not an easy time to be an Arsenal fan.

What is this Arsenal fan favourite's best position?

Jack Wilshere is playing football again, but the question remains: what is his best position?

What makes an Arsenal legend and what rules you out?

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

What does the lack of clubs linked with Mesut Ozil tell...

Mesut Ozil has a year left on his contract and has yet to reach an agreement with Arsenal, but a lack of interest could suggest he's staying.

Arsene Wenger has no idea how to use this Arsenal player

Alexandre Lacazette was Arsenal's star signing this summer, but he's certainly not being treated like one. 

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...

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...

Sead Kolasinac's Arsenal shirt number

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

Arsenal in the Europa League – glad to be back

Arsenal's British striker Danny Welbeck celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg football match between CSKA Moscow and Arsenal at VEB Arena stadium in Moscow on April 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Alexander NEMENOV
We didn't win it but, Arsenal semi-final idiocy aside, the Europa League brought about far more enjoyment than we've experienced in recent Champions League campaigns.

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

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

Preseason promise: 17-year-old shows Arsenal quality

Every year, pre-season offers an opportunity to some of our youngsters.

Fiery wallpaper for Arsenal's fiery young striker

There wasn't a Gooner alive who didn't feel excited after Eddie Nketiah came on in the cup match and scored his first senior goal after just 15 seconds!

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...

Away days to Zombies: The A-Z of Arsenal’s season

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says goodbye to the Arsenal fans after 22 years at the helm at the end of the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
So it's all finally over, in more ways than one This has certainly been a roller-coaster of a season, but a faulty one with more downs than ups. Let's take a look back over Arsene Wenger's final campaign at the club in an A-Z of Arsenal's season...

'Hard not to be pessimistic' says leading surgeon as Arsenal midfielder's...

Arsene Wenger says that it's unlikely that Santi Cazorla will play this season and, after his 10th surgery, the 33-year-old's chances of returning to action for Arsenal are looking slimmer by the day.

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.

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...

Arsenal damn themselves with these comments

After Arsenal's poor defeat to Östersunds FK on Thursday, the players and the manager made some pretty damning comments about the team's focus and preparation for the game.

3 Arsenal rumours to really get you excited

A potential squad overhaul, a new contract for our best player and an ex-player returning as manager are getting me excited.

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.

Is Arsene Wenger doing enough to win back some Arsenal fans? 

Football fans are a notoriously fickle bunch and I make no exception for myself in that classification. Sometimes it’s easy to make your decision based on nothing more than the last result or two, it does, after all, take effort to incorporate information from a decade or more into any reasoning. So, what happens if people are changing their mind again about Arsene Wenger? This pod was written and read by Lee Hurley.

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...

Who’s the specialist in failure now, Jose?

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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...

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...

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...

Why Arsenal fans shouldn't mock van Persie

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

Rosicky confirms Arsenal talks after almost leaving

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

Arsenal transfer raids put aside in favour of retention strategy

Helen Trantum column
New signings aren't the answer, old players signing new deal is

Player focus: Arsenal find their latest midfield sensation in Iwobi

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

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

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

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...

Can Eddie Nketiah be Arsenal's Marcus Rashford?

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Eddie Nketiah got his first competitive minutes for Arsenal's senior side against BATE Borisov, and today we're looking at whether he could push on for the first team like Marcus Rashford has for Manchester United.

Mourinho never understood Wenger's greatness - now he's paying the price

Helen Trantum column
Legacy (n.) something handed down or received from a predecessor. With the exciting news that Jose Mourinho has finally been sacked from his position at...

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?

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.

Mesut Ozil and Arsenal: A relationship the media never allowed to...

Between being a target for the media and Arsenal's on-pitch fortunes, it's no surprise that Mesut Ozil could be soon leaving the club.

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

Arsene Wenger's done it again.

How Arsenal's playmaker was robbed of making history in Europe due...

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Back in 2006/07, Arsenal Women won the quadruple, with Kelly Smith at the heart of their 44-game unbeaten run, featuring 42 wins, while being involved in a curious incident too.

Top quality in the air: Why this forgotten Arsenal pro can...

Arsène Wenger says that Mathieu Debuchy can play at centre-back, now that he's fully recovered from his injury troubles, but should he?

Was Wenger right to blame defenders not selection for Stoke shambles?

Arsene Wenger was unhappy with the efforts of his defenders in Arsenal's 1-0 defeat to Stoke, but he must share some of the blame.

Podcast: Euro 2016: Croatian fan controversy, huge hits (Chile) and misses...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
This week Anita joins Matthew to give an in depth breakdown of the Croatian fan controversy. They also compare Ronaldo and Giroud's anguished faces and...

Can Alexandre Lacazette catch up with Premier League's top strikers?

Alexandre Lacazette is now on five goals scored for the season but will he be able to catch up with the likes of Harry Kane and Alvaro Morata?

Professional or cry baby: What can Arsenal really expect from Alexis...

With rumours of an exit in the winter window continuing to distract from anything Alexis Sanchez does on the pitch, we're asking how much we can expect from the Chilean before then.

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

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

10 ways to stay positive when Arsenal are ruining your life

With Arsenal not performing on the pitch and frustrating us off it, it's pretty important for Gooners to try and find positives at this dark time.

Is this Arsene Wenger’s legacy in action?

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

Grow a spine: Arsenal board must step up to stop this...

For the first time in around 10 years, Arsenal fans were united once again as they called for Arsene Wenger to leave the club. People who had said they wanted him to go but wouldn’t ask for him to be sacked were calling for just that.

5 rated: Arsenal goalkeeper review 16/17 

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

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

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

What would happen if Arsenal re-signed Cesc Fabregas?

And so the summer transfer window takes another twist as rumours emerge that Fabregas could potentially re-join Arsenal.

Why Nacho Monreal deserves all the praise after Manchester United performance

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

Arsenal need more like him: Player ratings v Southampton

Arsenal's English striker Danny Welbeck (R) celebrates scoring the team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 8, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK
Arsenal made heavy work of their win over Southampton but with Chelsea's draw against West Ham, the Gunners are now closing in on fifth place. But how did the players do individually?

The day that changed Arsenal forever

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

Voting Harry Kane over Olivier Giroud is simply ridiculous

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

New hire, new statue + more: 7 Arsenal things you probably...

It was another busy weekend for Arsenal, and with most of us spending it watching Özil's volley against Newcastle on repeat, I wouldn't blame you for missing a few things.

Episode 104: Better than a Spurs birthday card

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by Helen to talk about all the pre-season goodness to date: The new boys, the kids, and the impending departures.

Seven signs you're an Arsenal addict

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

Is £200m enough to help Arsenal if Wenger stays?

Even if Arsene Wenger is given a huge warchest this summer and Arsenal undergo a massive overhaul, will that be enough to get the club back on its feet?

Zidane, Henry and Pires in one player - Tribute to an...

kelly Smith
In a new series we will profile the Arsenal Ladies players, from the past, present and those who will make the future of the team. We cannot start with a better player than Kelly Smith MBE who announced her retirement from football this week.

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.

All 7 managers shortlisted to replace Arsene Wenger assessed

On Tuesday Morning, sources close to Arsenal revealed the seven names on the club's shortlist to replace Arsene Wenger at the end of the season.

Why playing Mesut Ozil wide is no bad thing for Arsenal

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

Podcast: Breaking down the Chelsea game without breaking down

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew, Helen and Sylvain breakdown the Chelsea game without breaking down. They also look forward to Burnley in the FA Cup, discuss the Ozil...

Assessed: The 4 signings Sven Mislintat wants to make for Arsenal

Sven Mislintat, formerly of Borussia Dortmund, has become Arsenal's new Head of Recruitment.
Sven Mislintat wants Arsenal to sign players in four different positions this summer, according to reports, in what is shaping up to be a significantly busier window than last year.

He can thrive now too: Why you’re a fool if you’re...

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored on his Arsenal debut on Saturday, and the Gunners put five past Everton without Alexandre Lacazette. Here's why I think it's too early to draw any conclusions.

Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Unai Emery's first match, transfers, goalkeepers and...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Paul talk about the World Cup last four, the tournament as a whole,...

Crucial win over Manchester City keeps Arsenal Champions League dreams alive

HIGH WYCOMBE, ENGLAND - MARCH 14: Alex Scott of Arsenal Ladies during the WSL Continental Cup Final between Arsenal Women and Manchester City Ladies at Adams Park on March 14, 2018 in High Wycombe, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal Women mounted a spirited second half comeback against Manchester City to keep their Champions League hopes alive with a 2-1 victory after being 1-0 down at the break.

Arsenal fans rave about him but what is Wenger doing with...

Ainsley Maitland-Niles has played everywhere in defence and midfield, but where will end up in the future?

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?

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

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

Top 5 Arsenal Valetine's Day partnerships

ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 27: Santi Cazorla (L) of Arsenal laughs with Lucas Perez (R) during an Arsenal training session ahead of the Champions League Group A match between Arsenal and Basel at London Colney on September 27, 2016 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Love is in the air at London Colney but which Arsenal players are forming great partnerships?

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?

February 2017: Arsenal's highway to hell

As Ferris Bueller once sagely noted, "Life moves pretty fast. if you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."

Will inconsistent Arsenal ever learn?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
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...

Why Arsenal fans should lighten up over Alexis Sanchez banner

Arsenal's dramatic win at home to Burnley on Sunday was underscored by huge controversy.

Win the FA Cup and Wenger stays or lose so he...

Let’s assume that you want Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal this summer.

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

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

17 of the craziest Arsenal transfer rumours so far

The summer transfer window will see Arsenal linked with a host of players they have no intention of signing, and the Gunners have already been the subject of some crazy transfer rumours already.

Arsenal’s back three offers nothing but an illusion of change and...

WATFORD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 14: Per Mertesacker of Arsenal looks dejected in defence the Premier League match between Watford and Arsenal at Vicarage Road on October 14, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)
Despite committing to a new shape, the same problems keep appearing at Arsenal.

Why selling this player paved the way for Arsenal's spineless performances

I can't help but believe that Wojciech Szczesny signing for Juventus in the summer had a knock-on affect for the rest of the squad.

New Arsenal signing scores lovely free kick

Kelechi Nwakali
The official announcement has not yet arrived, despite claims we would have it last week, but everyone seems agreed - Kelechi Nwakali is an Arsenal player. Watch him score a lovely free kick.

5 things we learned from Arsene Wenger’s press conference

Arsene Wenger addressed issues about Olivier Giroud's playing time, contract situations, his team's defenders and sumo wrestling.

Why Tottenham can only dream of emulating Arsenal

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

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...

What could Arsenal's line-up look like next season without Alexis and...

Arsenal's squad will be undergoing some significant changes next summer.

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?

Returning to the scene of the crime: Why Arsenal fans are...

Arsene Wenger
While I realise Arsenal have a Europa League match against Red Star Belgrade on Thursday night, my brain has already checked that one off the list.

12 Amazing Arsenal FA Cup wallpapers celebrating every win

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

Tactics: How Wenger finally beat Mourinho

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

Surprise arrival for West Ham as Arsenal squad settles

The Summer 2018 transfer window is dominated by the arrival of new teams thanks to the FA’s latest twisted reform.

Cheap. Sneaky. Manipulative. Words I never thought would describe Arsene Wenger

So, the last few days have been pretty quiet on the Arsenal front, huh?

Deadline day ‘focuses the mind’ explains super-agent as Aubameyang to Arsenal...

DORTMUND, GERMANY - DECEMBER 09: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Dortmund with his beats headphones on, before the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and SV Werder Bremen at Signal Iduna Park on December 9, 2017 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images )
Arsenal fans are beginning to panic over their club taking too long to secure Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's signature but really there's no need to be worried - and here's why.

Exclusive – Arsenal explain absence of black armbands against Swansea

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

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.

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?

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

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

We all agree: Arsene Wenger is better than Jose Mourinho

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

Finding solutions to Arsenal's terrible goalkeeping situation

The need for a new number one next season is growing by the game. But who could we get?

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

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

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...

5 times Arsene Wenger lied about transfers

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Robin van Persie of Arsenal celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium on May 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger hasn't always been truthful when talking about transfers. 

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.

Is even this Arsenal forward a better attacking option than Alexis...

Should Olivier Giroud have been given more of a chance during Arsenal's 3-1 loss away to Manchester City on Sunday?

Referee, players, international break or manager: Who was really to blame...

The manager, players, referee and even the international break were cited as reasons for Arsenal's defeat, so which one was it?

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,...

Arsenal's lack of transfer activity paves way for big signing next...

With the transfer window officially shut and the interlull of non-club football officially upon us, we finally have some time to truly drink-in the...

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?

Love Arsenal? Check out this pod talking Arsenal’s rebuild, Atletico, Manchester...

If you don't already know, Daily Cannon's podcast host, Matthew Wade, was handpicked from the Arsenal blogger and podcast world to talk all things Arsenal every week on LOVE SPORT radio. 

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.

Embarrassing records Arsene Wenger keeps setting at Arsenal

NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal looks on during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Nottingham Forest and Arsenal at City Ground on January 7, 2018 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
The longer Arsene Wenger stays at Arsenal, the more records he sets. Unfortunately, not all of them are good.

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.

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,...

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...

Arsenal's top 5 free transfers under Arsene Wenger: Where does Kolasinac...

Arsenal have just landed Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer, so where does he rate in terms of previous freebies Arsenal have signed?

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...

The good, bad and sort your hair out Arsenal player ratings...

Arsenal won the Emirates Cup despite losing to Sevilla and here are the Arsenal player ratings. There were certainly a number of concerns raised - like will the midfield be more solid by next week - but how did the players get on individually?

Wenger right about his side v Manchester City and that’s the...

Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger checks his watch during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK
Arsene Wenger said that his side’s performance against Manchester City on Thursday night was ‘huge’ despite being comprehensively beaten by Pep Guardiola’s men for the second time in four days.

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.

Why Arsenal fans need to stop arguing about ticket prices

Helen Trantum column
I don’t care about ticket prices. There, I said it. I mean: obviously I do care, since I spend more per year on Arsenal than any...

10 Arsenal Ladies to look out for next season

With the 2017/18 season on its way, here are 10 players to look out for next season.

Squad options re-right the Good Ship Arsenal

Safety in numbers helps Arsenal return to winning ways, despite notable absences.

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

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

Why supporting England makes Arsenal fans feel dirty

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

How to fix international football so people care again

Ahhh, the interlull. A time where fans of competing club sides can band together, stand shoulder to shoulder with their compatriots, and support their national...

Nonsense you won’t believe: Precious football journalists have meltdown over Arsenal...

When Arsenal's social media team trolled a Daily Mail journalist after their 2-0 win over Tottenham on Saturday, they probably weren't expecting their innocuous tweet to send a bunch of sports writers into a prolonged meltdown.

Arsenal update - Gedion Zelalem

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

Why Lacazette means no more excuses for Arsenal

The signing of Alexandre Lacazette is obviously a landmark one for Arsenal. Lacazette is a star The Gunners have been searching for a star at striker...

Who really is more important for Arsenal – Alexis or Özil?

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil have been the Gunners' star players for the last few years, but the question of which one is more important is being asked more and more.

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.

Podcast: Do Arsenal even have a Plan A never mind Plan...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew, Helen & Stephen dissect the Spurs defeat, moan about the midfield, and then wonder if we'll ever have proper wide men again.

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?

£20m fee, contract until 2021: Walcott joins Everton after 12 years...

Theo Walcott has completed his move to Everton, ending a 12-year-stay at the Emirates Stadium where he made just shy of 400 appearances in all competitions, scoring over 100 goals.

How Granit Xhaka can lead Arsenal forward

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

Telling statistic proves Arsene Wenger wrong about Arsenal's mental strength

After a goalless draw to Chelsea in the League Cup semi-final last week, Arsene Wenger hailed Arsenal's mental strength and team spirit. But this statistic proves the Gunners are lacking.

Arsenal's transfer clock is ticking

Helen Trantum column
I left home over four years ago.

Bonus podcast: Arsene Wenger – A tribute

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, six of our staff try to put into words their thoughts after Arsene Wenger announced...

Pundits say Theo Walcott should leave Arsenal, but will he? When?

After Arsenal's match against Red Star Belgrade in mid-week, yet another pundit told Theo Walcott he should leave the Gunners. But will he, and if so, when?

Perfect temporary Arsene Wenger replacement identified

Carlo Ancelotti got Arsenal fans’ pulses racing – albeit in a strictly non-erotic way - after the North London derby when he showed up at Wembley to watch the clash.

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.

Absolutely awful: The 7 worst Arsene Wenger signings of all time

Arsene Wenger has signed a lot of players since taking charge in 1996, and not all of them have been a success.

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...

Who had the best window: Arsenal, Liverpool or Tottenham?

Today we're looking at who had the best window out of Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham.

Why is Paul Merson so anti-Özil?

Paul Merson came out with more anti-Özil comments ahead of the weekend's clash between Arsenal and Watford, even though the facts go against everything he's saying.

Why was Arsene Wenger so desperate to spend €100m on a...

Tight. Stingy. Stubborn. Just three of the insults thrown at Arsene Wenger during his time at Arsenal, but his behaviour in the last few transfer windows before he left was more than a little odd, so what was going on?

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.

Tony Adams in, Arsene Wenger out?

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

3 Arsenal youngsters you must watch out for in 2018

2017 saw a number of fresh young faces make their first team debut, but who should we lookout for in the new year?

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?

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

Why Alexis needs to grow up

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

15 Arsenal games that required lots of alcohol

While we don't condone the use of negative coping mechanisms here at Cannon Towers, we do acknowledge that sometimes the only way to deal with watching certain Arsenal games is to get a little bit squiffy.

2 games that highlight best and worst of divisive Arsenal midfielder

In the space of eight days, Arsenal fans got to witness the best and worst of Aaron Ramsey.

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?

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.

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?

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...

30 irritating things that won’t change until Arsene Wenger leaves Arsenal

Under most circumstances, complaining about your club when they have just reached the semi-final of a European competition would be churlish in the extreme, but then things have gotten quite extreme at Arsenal, haven't they?

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...

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.

Podcast: Beating West Ham, under-rated Lacazette and facing life without Arsene...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew, Anita, Helen, and Helen's dog review a rather eventful last few days at The...

Episode 95: Lasagna for Liverpool and Manchester City + Stoke City,...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen is joined by Helen to discuss the recent victories over Southampton, Stoke, and Sunderland.

Episode 126: Why do we do this to ourselves?

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Stephen is joined by Paul and Anita to revel in the Xmas spirit before West Ham and Liverpool put a lump of coal in our stocking.

Episode 90: Insert profanity here: West Ham, Crystal Palace, Ozil’s options...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita and Stephen to talk the West Ham false dawn and Palace fall to earth, Ozil's options, boardroom wranglings and Carragher's comments.

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.

16 players fans think ‘need to leave’ Arsenal

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

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?

A Londoner’s guide to the less obvious perks of going to...

Going to Paris on your own or with just a couple of you? Don’t fancy getting bevvied up with the away fans? Having just been to Paris a month or so ago, I thought of some things to check out that might not make it to a tour guide or on a fan’s itinerary.

Why replacing Alexis with Manchester City's hitman could be a Wenger...

The mooted swap deal between Manchester City and Arsenal over Alexis Sanchez and Sergio Aguero could be one of the rare transfers that sees both clubs and players equally happy.

Stan Kroenke's Arsenal business plan

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

Arsenal in the papers: Monday, 31 July

Despite there seemingly being a lot going on at Arsenal over the weekend, just two stories dominate the papers this morning.

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...

2 strikers to 2 rivals in 1 week: No top 6...

Arsenal could lose Olivier Giroud to Chelsea a week after Alexis Sanchez joined Manchester United. Would any other top-six club sell two top strikers to two rivals in the same window?

Why Alexis Sanchez's struggles at Manchester United unlikely to get much...

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks despondent during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
If you’re an Arsenal fan who delights in schadenfreude then Alexis Sanchez’s move to Manchester United must taste very sweet indeed.

How the winter World Cup will impact Arsenal

FIFA are set to announce the World Cup will take place in the winter of 2022 and they are the only ones who are set to benefit from it as all others suffer.

Are Arsenal going to catch Chelsea and win Premier League?

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

Episode 131: We found Henrikh in a hopeless place

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita are happier than we’ve come to expect from people insane enough to follow the Arsenal.

Despite what Wenger says, there’s nothing unbelievable about Arsenal’s defeat at...

Arsene Wenger slammed the "unbelievable" penalty decision that he feels lost Arsenal the game.

How Arsenal and the media are failing Mesut Ozil

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

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

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

Arsenal’s goalkeeping debacle: Problems go far deeper than just one declining...

Arsenal's goalkeeper problems run deeper than just personnel.

Why Giroud should start ahead of Alexis against PSG

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

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

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

Arsenal's 5 best youth products ever

The Arsenal academy has produced some fine players down the years, but who were the best?

After Stoke, can Walcott be the answer?

At the weekend, Stoke City were kind enough to roll over and have their tummy tickled, as is their want when visiting Islington, but...

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.

Episode 114: When is a streak, a streak?

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Stephen is joined by Sylvain to discuss the win over West Brom, and ponder if Lacazette, Özil and Alexis being in the same team will actually work.

Happy Xmas and all that jazz: a little note of thanks...

Happy Christmas from the whole team at Daily Cannon

Young Arsenal midfielder compares himself to Liverpool and Chelsea legends

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

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...

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

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

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

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

Arsenal’s 5 best boxing day wins

Arsenal snow
Arsenal have a pretty mediocre record when it comes to Boxing Day fixtures but what are Arsenal's five best Box Day wins?

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.

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.

Are Arsenal mentally ready for the Premier League?

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

Arsenal have paid the price for not taking risks

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

Hilarious statistic shows Tottenham's power shift over Arsenal was really short-lived

November has been an excellent month for Arsenal, but a poor one for Tottenham, as the Lilywhites are now closer to the bottom of the Premier League table than the top.

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...

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?

Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Arsena'l's new signing + much more

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen fills in for Matthew and wonders about how new signing Sokratis will slot in...

Unedited Arsenal fan rant: This is the end

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
After the recent defeats to Östersunds and Manchester City, it was left to our resident pessimist Stephen to record this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast all by himself as nobody else wanted to talk about it.

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...

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...

Stats prove Alexis is misfiring badly

Arsenal can't score. Last season this wasn't always an issue, as Alexis Sánchez scored or created a goal and handed us with a get out...

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

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

Arsenal beating Manchester United matters even when it doesn’t

Arsenal ended Manchester United's unbeaten run, Arsene Wenger beat Jose Mourinho, and for one glorious afternoon, football was fun again for Gooners the globe...

10 exciting Arsenal players you need to watch

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Here are 10 Arsenal youth players to keep an eye on next season...

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...

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.

This is why Mesut Ozil has turned on Arsenal

Before the start of the new season, Mesut Ozil seemed set on staying at Arsenal. Now, however, he's reportedly told the club he's joining Manchester United. So what changed?

The tale of the two expiring Arsenal contracts

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

Hit or miss? Arsenal’s January deals

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

Why Arsenal 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...

How Arsenal are limiting their November disappointment

For most of Arsene Wenger's time in charge (and actually a fair bit of Gorgeous George's before him), the eleventh month has been a bete noire for Gooners.

Episode 20: Arseflix and Chill

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew, Paul and Helen reflect back on a highly productive week for the Gunners, and manage to poke fun at Chelsea at the same...

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 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.

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?

5 exceptional options to replace this Arsenal leader when he goes

Arsenal will need to sign a new centre back in the summer when Per Mertesacker retires. So who is out there?

‘Like Giroud but with pace and a great goalscoring record’

Jodie Taylor recently hit a brace for England, so we thought it was about time we took a better look at her..

Why Arsenal may need to drop Coquelin to improve

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

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...

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...

Is this the end of Francis Coquelin's Arsenal career?

Francis Coquelin v Manchester United
Amid talk of Arsenal signing a new central midfielder, we take a look at the prospects of Francis Coquelin.

Arsenal Podcast: Leicester City, lack of leadership + transfer 'stories'

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Stephen is joined by Daily Cannon's Glorious Emperor Lee Hurley to discuss the draw at Leicester, the lack of leadership at the club, and...

How do Lacazette and Giroud compare: Stats and team influence

Arsenal have announced the long awaited transfer of Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon, so let's take a look at what this transfer means for Olivier Giroud and how the two compare.

Preview: Arsenal vs Liverpool

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

Why 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...

Events don’t come rarer than this: Arsenal player ratings v Brighton

Arsenal continued their good form with a 2-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion. So how did the players do?

What punishment do Arsenal face from UEFA?

Arsenal have been charged by UEFA following Thursday night's crowd trouble, so what punishment can they expect?

What Wenger’s new two-year-deal means for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has signed a new two-year-deal with the club today, which means he’ll be around to 2019 at least. The club have, perhaps, taken...

29%: Only Manchester United and one other team have this win...

Arsene Wenger has now beaten Sir Alex Ferguson's record of 810 games in charge of Manchester United by managing his 811th.

Could Bellerin be haunted by the ghost of Fabregas?

It's karaoke time! "I wanna tell you, I might as well do, About a boy who can do anything. He comes from Barca, His name is Hector, Bellerin, Bellerin, Bellerin." You've...

How will Arsenal line-up now the window is closed?

Now that we know what our squad for the season will be, how will Arsenal line-up?

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, I love you but I don’t like you

I'm willing to bet that everyone has said the phrase to a loved one at least once in the past: I love you but I don't like you very much right now.

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

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

Are Arsenal ruining your love life?

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

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?

10 exciting Arsenal youth players to keep an eye on next...

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Here are 10 Arsenal youth players to keep an eye on next season...

Arsenal and Tottenham north London power shift? Stop embarrassing yourself

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

What Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool appointment means for Arsenal

With the international break looming, Liverpool sacked Brendan Rodgers a week ago. Seven days on and Liverpool fans are still giddy after seeing Jürgen Klopp...

Is Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Arsenal’s biggest disappointment?

'Potential': a word that has followed Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain around since we bought him from Southampton in 2011. The Ox has always been one of those intensely...

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.

Did Coquelin really deserve to be Arsenal's player of the month?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
It has, it's fair to say, been a slightly turbulent start to the season for our red and heroes. Nowhere can this be more vividly...

Does a player’s private life matter if they’re top, top quality?

With the January transfer window just around the corner and Wenger likely (we hope) to dip into the market, it's got me thinking about...

Why have Arsenal really faltered this season?

Alex Iwobi, Granit Xhaka and Francis Coquelin
Something changed after Arsenal's defeat against Everton at the end of 2016. So what happened? Douglas Fargalia has a theory...

Top 3 Arsenal youth players of 2017

Now that we've reached the end of 2017, we're taking a look back at the top-three standout Arsenal youth prospects of the year.

Internal wars, rotting philosophies and other things Manchester City highlighted at...

Arsenal's two games against Manchester City this week told us quite a lot about where Arsenal are as a club and a football side, and it's not a pretty place.

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.

How to solve Wenger's selection issues

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

What does 2017 hold for Arsenal and Arsenal fans?

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2016 is, thankfully, over but what does 2017 hold?

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.

Episode 133: The future is now

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita & special guest Tim from @7amkickoff to talk about transfer...

Long read – Chaos theory: Arsenal’s new plan?

So another week has come and gone and less and less makes any sense aboard the good ship Arsenal.

Picking out the worst performers: Arsenal ratings v Manchester City

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 25: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal talks to Calum Chambers and Granit Xhaka of Arsenal during the Carabao Cup Final between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on February 25, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Arsenal slumped to a humiliating League Cup final defeat on Sunday, losing 3-0 to Manchester City, and there was hardly a single positive individual performance of note.

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

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

I don’t give a s**t who leaves: Arsenal fans react to...

Arsenal fans were understandably outraged at what could only generously be described as a "performance" from their side at Anfield on Sunday.

10 ways to entertain yourself during the international break

Arsenal aren't in action until 14 October when we face Watford away in the Premier League and we're not sure how we're going to survive.

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.

Why outrage over Arsenal’s deal with Rwanda but not with Emirates?

There has been a lot of talk over the past week or so about Arsenal’s sleeve sponsorship deal with Rwanda yet the moral outrage from some journalists that greeted news of the arrangement has been conspicuously lacking in relation to deals with the likes of Emirates, Etihad, or Roman Abramovich.

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...

Football abuse stories show how we treat male and female victims...

Why do we treat men and women so differently when it comes to reports of sexual abuse?

Podcast: The return of Alexis and Coquelin

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew is joined by Paul and Sylvain to discuss the new boy(s) and the return of Alexis and Le Coq. They also talk about...

8 perfect post-Arsenal job opportunities for Arsene Wenger

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Arsene Wenger of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
One of the main reasons Arsene Wenger found it so hard to let go at Arsenal is because the manager has little else in his life to distract him, but there is plenty out there for him to do.

Five things Arsenal have learnt in the Premier League so far...

I’m not going to lie, I’m pretty disappointed that we drew against Liverpool at home. A 0-0 draw away at Anfield would be fine –...

December calendar wallpaper with exclusive Arsenal illustration just for you

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Or is it? I don't know, we'll see, after the nine matches we have this December are...

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...

Arsenal give clearest indication yet that Wenger will sign new deal

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

4 reasons Arsenal are leaving Wenger decision until end of season

Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger checks his watch during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 1, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK
No matter how desperately Arsenal fans want to hear about the future of their club, it’s looking increasingly likely that an announcement regarding Arsene Wenger’s future won’t be made either way until the end of the season and here’s why.

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...

Could Arsene Wenger make it to 1000 league games with Arsenal?...

Arsene Wenger is synonymous with longevity, but 1,000 league games should be beyond him.

3 things Arsenal’s poor away form says about Arsene Wenger

The worst of Arsenal and Arsene Wenger can be seen on the road this season, and the lack of consistency highlights real failings with his management.

Dissecting how Arsene Wenger selected players to sign

Mesut Ozil and Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger has signed many players over the years, but what did he look for when he entered the transfer market? The right stuff You may...

Will Wenger play rotation roulette against Southampton?

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Now the transfer window is closed and the international break is at an end, Arsenal can get on with the business at hand.

Football’s dirty little secret

It's always at this time of year when a football fan's best kept secret is revealed. As soon as an AGM is held, or financial...

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...

Exclusive: Arsenal goalscorer speaks to DailyCannon

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

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

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

Making history look easy

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

5 positions Arsenal must strengthen before the season starts

Arsenal's Mohamed Elneny and Francis Coquelin
In the past, Arsenal have not always been punctual with their transfer dealings but this year they need to change that

Episode 100: The AAAARGGHs! End of Season Awards

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

Debate: Should Gibbs start the season ahead of Monreal?

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

All 11 players who’ve scored 50 goals for Arsene Wenger

Aaron Ramsey became the 11th player to score 50 goals under Arsene Wenger on Saturday but who are the other 10?

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.

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.

How Arsenal killed my hope in Arsene Wenger

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

Arsenal podcast #69: North London Derby, Manchester United + youth lowdown

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew is joined by Mosope to go over the North London derby and figure out who to play at Old Trafford. They also have a...

Arsene Wenger can still do it, he just shouldn’t – at...

Let’s face it, these days there is really no more debate to be had. The AKB v WOB has been so one-side as to make Arsenal away against a top six side seem like a level contest.

‘I think he is going to stay’ - Major boost for...

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has conceded defeat in his pursuit of Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez, admitting the Chile forward “is going to stay” at the Emirates until the summer.

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...

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...

Jose Mourinho and the seven Chelsea bores

We look at the insufferable Chelsea squad and their dwarvish nicknames

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

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

So wrong: Journalist makes hilarious claim about former Arsenal player

In the Guardian they have an article about Mathieu Debuchy’s resurgence since he left Arsenal but the reporters call him a ‘stoic professional’ which is far from the truth.

Out you go: Impossible to argue this player should remain in...

Theo Walcott
As an avowed Theo Walcott fangirl, it breaks my heart to be writing this column.

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...

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.

Episode 105: Chelsea fly in Arsenal’s bird’s nest soup

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita to discuss beating Bayern on penalties, being stuffed by Chelsea,...

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

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

Arsenal are a shambles and they’re about to make it much...

After matchday 23, Arsenal sit sixth. Having just lost to 17th (at the time) Bournemouth, everything appears to have hit rock bottom.

‘Looks dreadful’, ‘Horrible’, ‘Don’t like it’ – Fans furious at Arsenal...

Arsenal played with red socks and red shorts for Sunday’s Premier League meeting with West Bromwich Albion, due to fears of kit clash, and supporters were not happy.

How to date someone who doesn’t get football

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

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.

9 brilliant signings Arsenal can make to replace Santi Cazorla this...

Santi Cazorla is unlikely to ever play football again, let alone pull on the red and white of Arsenal, so finding a replacement for him must be a top priority in the summer.

Wenger has finally found a new star for his team

Prior to the international break Arsenal centre-half Gabriel gave two impressive showings. Illness and injury ruled Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny out of the Liverpool...

An introduction to health and fitness in the modern era

Ever wanted to totally change your life but don't know where to start? In 2003 I noticed that my life was rapidly changing... My home life...

Arsenal top 3 players 2017

Arsenal Women struggled in 2017, failing to add to their trophy cabinet and missing out on the Champions League. But here are their three top performers who can hold their heads high.

England manager exclusive and World Cup draw examined

The women's u20 World Cup draw took place in Rennes, France on Thursday and our resident expert was there for it.

Wenger no concerns about losing Ramsey amid Barca bid talk

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

Conte’s Chelsea no bother for Arsenal & other things we learned

Arsenal put in a battling display to earn a point at Stamford Bridge.

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...

It’s ‘only August’ but Arsenal fans are right to be worried

There is something to be said for not panicking after only 2 games of the season but are Arsenal fans right this time?

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...

12 sets of defeat excuses show Arsene Wenger's wilful ignorance of...

After Arsenal’s latest defeat, Arsene Wenger spoke to the press about how unlucky Arsenal were, made excuses and asked that this one game be taken as a stand-alone defeat against exceptional opposition.

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.

I may have been mad at you sometimes Arsene, but I...

All the tears Arsenal make you shed, sometimes it gets too much.

Having cake and eating it: Why Wenger won’t leave Arsenal

The year is coming to a close, which means that the annual managerial merry-go-round is reaching peak velocity. However, 2015's version has a rather peculiar...

10 players that Arsenal stood by who showed no loyalty in...

With rumours once again circulating that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could be Liverpool-bound this summer, Arsenal have every right to feel aggrieved.

What’s true and what’s not? Alisher Usmanov

Alisher Usmanov
Arsenal's second largest shareholder, Alisher Usmanov, owns 30.4% of the club and is worth an estimated $16bn, so how did the 64-year-old make his money and are all those stories about him true?

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?

Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Jack Wilshere's departure, Bernd Leno, freebies &...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is back to talk about Jack's goodbye, hello to Bernd Leno (and maybe Lucas Torreira), and hello again to another Lucas. He also talks freebies, Albanian Eagles and a VAR-tastic World Cup.

New 20-year-old Arsenal signing still waiting for Arsene Wenger approval

Konstantinos Mavropanos was one of Arsenal's three signings in the January transfer window, but he's the only one who hasn't played a minute of senior football so far.

5 players Arsenal should never have sold

With the news that Wojciech Szczesny has sealed a permanent move to Juventus, Arsenal fans have once again been forced to question the motives behind the sale.

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...

Lucas Torreira: A midfielder ready to shine at Arsenal

VERONA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 20: Lucas Torreira of UC Sampdoria looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona FC and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on September 20, 2017 in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)
Unai Emery has taken the reigns from Arsene Wenger for little more than a month but has wasted no time in a big shakeup at the Emirates.

Examining why Granit Xhaka is so much better for Switzerland than...

For the last few months, Granit Xhaka's performances for Switzerland have consistently been better than they've been for Arsenal. We're exploring why that might be.

Arsenal tactics: Xhaka, Ramsey and the return of Wengerball

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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

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

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

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...

What must Lacazette be thinking right now?

Alexandre Lacazette joined Arsenal for a club record fee this summer, but after the start the Gunners have made, there's a lot for the player to think about.

Podcast: Watford payback and West Ham preview

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
Matthew is joined by Sylvain and Mosope to discuss the first team's return to functionality, and ask difficult questions.

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...

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?

All 151 players linked with Arsenal since summer transfer window closed

Since the last transfer window closed at the start of September, we've been keeping an eye on players that have been linked with Arsenal.

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...

Liverpool resurgence highlights the death of optimism at Arsenal

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 22: Mohamed Salah of Liverpool celebrates as he scores their second goal as Petr Cech of Arsenal looks dejected during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium on December 22, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
As I was watching Liverpool against Bournemouth on Saturday it struck me how happy their fans seem.

Alexis Sanchez season review

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

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

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

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.

Analysed: The defensive weakness Arsenal must exploit to beat Manchester City

Manchester City's ability to dominate sides with their attacking ability is well known, but they rely heavily on individuals who Arsenal must look out...

Arsenal’s Champions League hopes lit after Manchester City slip-up

Arsenal's Beth Mead
Arsenal Women earned a creditable draw against League leaders Chelsea and also cut the gap on Manchester City to five points thanks to the Citizen's surprising home defeat to Reading.

Remembering David Rocastle

Today marks 15 years since David Rocastle passed. Here, from our Arsenal Number 7s book, is an extract from Paul Williams chapter on this true legend

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

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

Arsenal player ratings: Ozil and Sanchez terrorise Chelsea

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

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

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

Are Arsenal killing Rob Holding already?

Rob Holding is a bright talent, but Arsenal must manage him carefully.

9 things Arsenal fans can expect to happen between now and...

It's all been kicking off for Arsenal in the transfer market this week so what can we expect between now and Deadline Day?

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

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

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

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

Arsene Wenger and the eleven lords

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

How TV took over football

When Arsenal Football Club was founded as Dial Square in 1886, nobody could have dreamed that we would see fixtures moved for the benefit of TV companies beaming the game to millions, so how did we get from one to the other?

Podcast: French football expert talks Unai Emery and Arsenal - All...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this special edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen and French football expert (and old friend of the pod) Lana Dawood discuss...

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.

Winning with Walcott as Ramsey teaches Ozil a lesson

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

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!

Arsenal find solution to midfield issues

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

What does Debuchy's return mean for Bellerin?

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

Episode 94: F*** Off Mourinho… Manchester United, Anita’s London visit +...

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Paul to rejoice in beating Manchester United and celebrate the state visit of Anita and her entourage.

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?

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

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

23-year-old kills Arsenal career

Calum Chambers may have just cemented his Arsenal fate after heavily criticising his side's performance against Östersunds FK on Thursday night.

Two players Arsenal need on form to beat Chelsea

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

Arsenal may rediscover passing rhythm now Alexis has joined Manchester United...

Arsenal may be losing a quality player in Alexis Sanchez, but they can return to playing the way they used to.

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.

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.

Why Alexis isn’t scoring – it’s not hard to understand

Alexis Sanchez's form in front of goal has declined, but this was expected to happen.

Why Arsenal fans should say thank-you to Cesc Fabregas

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

Five questions Arsenal fans want answers to

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

Holy smokes! Media outrage at smoking is infuriating

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

Can you name every Arsenal Premier League top goalscorer?

Arsenal have had a variety of top scorers since the Premier League's inception in 1992, can you remember them all? Which one has won the most awards?

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.

Should Arsenal fans jump ship?

Given the weekend's happenings, I think now would be a pretty good time to start supporting a different team. Arsenal are now out of the...

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...

Impressive business from Arsenal must now be turned into immediate success

Arsenal made the best out of several bad situations this January transfer window, and with more players moving in and out of the club than any winter in recent memory, this month has felt like a whirlwind.

Top 5 Arsenal goals from 2016

Alexis Sanchez
As much as Arsenal love to 'walk the ball into the net' at times, we do score some rather gorgeous goals for our efforts.

Only 2 reasons Arsenal have let so many contracts run down

There is one question that lies at the heart of Arsenal's transfer activity so far this summer; why have they let so many of their key players run down their contracts?

Exclusive hand-drawn November Arsenal wallpapers to plot out the dreaded month

Here we are, the dreaded November we fear every season.

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

Can improved strength in depth offset traditional curses?

Arsene Wenger’s rejected XI: Players he could have signed but didn’t

With David Silva the latest name added to the list of players Arsène Wenger rejected, let's see if we can make an XI from players Arsenal have snubbed.

Is Giroud more important to Arsenal than Alexis?

Could losing Olivier Giroud to the hamstring injury he sustained against Bournemouth be worse for Arsenal than losing Alexis Sanchez?

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.

Is Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil a liability or is his ‘laziness’ a...

Mesut Özil is often accused of not turning up for the big away games with Arsenal, even if many accept that at home and against the smaller teams he can take a team apart.

If you think Arsene Wenger is tactically stupid and out-of-touch, read...

An Arsenal fan has described what it was like to finally meet his 'hero' Arsene Wenger at London Colney recently and it seems the encounter couldn't have gone better.

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?

17 crazy Arsenal transfer rumours

The summer transfer window will see Arsenal linked with a host of players they have no intention of signing, and the Gunners have already been the subject of some crazy transfer rumours already.

Should Arsenal swallow their pride and sign Van Persie?

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

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...

Episode 147: The Ivan Gazidis Show?

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Stephen flies solo. He's not overly confident over how Arsenal are conducting their search for...

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...

Episode 3: Do we have to talk about Arsenal?

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
This week, Matthew Wade is joined by fellow Daily Cannon writers Stephen Bradley and Paul Williams to discuss events from the past week, even though...

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...

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.

Long read: Why Arsenal fans need to stop focusing on Wenger...

At the moment it's quite hard to write about Arsenal without writing about Arsene Wenger, but although an ongoing story, the subject is getting old.

299 goals in 525 games: Arsenal should prefer world class star...

The Gunners want Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Manchester United in a deal for Alexis Sanchez. He's a closer replacement to Mesut Ozil, but which of the two is a better option for Arsenal?

'He's a Championship footballer', 'I'm so f***ing done' - Arsenal midfielder...

Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 in the League Cup semi-final on Wednesday night, but fans were unhappy with Alex Iwobi's performance.

Liverpool and Chelsea’s seasons out of Europe helped them, that’s what...

There is a scenario that could see Arsenal starting next season with a Europa League qualifier just 11 days after the end of the World Cup.

10 out, 5 in: Arsenal's transfer window

Pedro Losa
Now that the transfer window has closed, we can review what business the Ladies did over the three month period.

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

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

Why do Arsenal concede so many penalties?

Arsenal have conceded the most Premier League penalties since the beginning of the 2016/17 season after Troy Deeney's spot-kick for Watford found the back of the net, but why?

What happens when you meet your Arsenal hero?

What happens when you meet your footballing hero? This is...

Arsenal’s 2017 transfers rated

Now we've reached the end of 2017, let's look back at Arsenal's transfer business, rating all the ins and outs over the last 12 months.

Episode 125: Waking up late again

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is buoyed by beating BATE, sighs about a Saints stalemate, and is hopeful about being hosted by the newly happy Hammers.

How do Arsenal players’ salaries compare to Neymar’s?

After his move to PSG, we're looking at how Neymar's massive wages compare to Arsenal's top earners.

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?

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.

Tottenham manager makes even more ridiculous comments that press let slide

I don’t normally watch rugby, but as Ireland were going for the Grand Slam against England, I thought I’d put it on, for a while at least.

Have ‘entitled and arrogant’ Manchester City admitted to tapping up Alexis...

Manchester City hope that their 'strong relationship' with Alexis will help them in the future. 

Why Arsenal selling Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool could be great business

Could Arsenal selling Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain actually be fantastic business?

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

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

Arsenal’s chaotic win over Leicester City: A design flaw, or a...

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal gestures to his team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on August 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
Arsenal won their first league game of the season last Friday, despite playing a winger at left–back, a left–back at centre–back, another left–back at centre–back, and without the services of their captain, best centre midfielder and best attacker.

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...

The making of an Arsenal centreback

“I think I was made for the English league. I will fight as long as I have to and give everything I have until...

Optimistic heartbreak for Arsenal fans as Arsene Wenger surprises us all...

After 22 years at the same football club, the ability to shock and rock a fanbase that has seen and heard it all still lives on in Arsene Wenger, because that’s exactly what he did on Thursday morning when he announced he would end a lifelong tradition and break a contract for the first time.

Gabriel could be key to Arsenal beating Chelsea

Helen Trantum column
Per Mertesacker is close to fitness again, but should he return straight into the Arsenal side? Our German beanpole offers height and anticipation, and of...

Love Arsenal? Check out this pod talking Sunday’s goodbyes, Leicester City,...

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says goodbye to the Arsenal fans after 22 years at the helm at the end of the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
If you don't already know, Daily Cannon's podcast host, Matthew Wade, was handpicked from the Arsenal blogger and podcast world to talk all things...

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

Sanchez strop can't mask a good weekend for Arsenal

An Alexis Sanchez strop can't mask a good weekend for Arsenal.

Arsenal fans finally give up on Jack Wilshere

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 08: Jack Stephens of Southampton clashes with Jack Wilshere of Arsenal which later leads to Jack Stephens of Southampton being shown a red card during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on April 8, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Just a few weeks ago, Arsenal fans really wanted Jack Wilshere to sign a new deal with the club but his performance and actions against Southampton on Sunday afternoon was the final straw for many of them.

Injuries catching up with Arsenal, but two out of six ain’t...

In the context of the season it's hard to know how to feel about the last week's results. The draw at Anfield felt like...

Can this Arsenal man be as tough in defence as he...

The most forgotten man at Arsenal could prove surprisingly useful in the short-term, but shouldn't be at the club beyond this season.

15 defeats but the same set of excuses from Arsenal

After Arsenal’s latest defeat, Arsene Wenger spoke to the press to confess that he doesn't know why Arsenal aren't any good at away matches domestically but when you look his comments from all Arsenal's defeats this season, the problem becomes clear.

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...

Arsenal: 4th not 14th

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
I wouldn’t say that I have spent the last few weeks soul searching, but it is fair to say that I have been in...

8 perfect post-Arsenal job opportunities for Arsene Wenger

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Arsene Wenger of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
One of the main reasons Arsene Wenger is finding it so hard to let go at Arsenal is because the manager has little else in his life to distract him, but there is plenty out there for him to do.

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?

‘He just doesn’t have the concentration’: Arsenal player ratings vs Swansea

SWANSEA, WALES - JANUARY 30: Petr Cech of Arsenal reacts after Jordan Ayew of Swansea City (not pictured) scored his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Arsenal at Liberty Stadium on January 30, 2018 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
The Arsenal players put in another abject display away from home as they went down 3-1 to Swansea. 

Like at Chelsea, Arsenal's so-called lack of leadership doesn't matter

Arsenal have no leaders and are too soft. That was the line trotted out after the defeat to Watford last Saturday.

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.

Arsenal fans agree Wenger is right man for job

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Arsenal fans: cheer up, it's not that bad.

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.

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.

An overpriced flop and defensive liability? Granit Xhaka's first season assessed

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A flop. Overpriced, over-rated and underwhelming - how did Granit Xhaka really do in his first season at Arsenal?

Arsene Wenger's rant highlights concerning problem at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has blasted Arsenal for being complacent during their 2-1 defeat to Östersunds FK at the Emirates on Thursday night, despite harping on about not doing precisely that during his pre-match presser.

Is the FA WSL just a tool for the England team?

As we enter another international window with England competing in the SheBelieves Cup, it's time again to revisit the old club versus country argument.

Love Arsenal? Podcast talking new signings, coaches, contracts & desperate journalists

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew flies solo to talk about the week in Arsenal-Land: New coaches, nearly new signings (honest), and new use of old news by desperate gossip columnists... and no new contracts.

16 players fans say ‘need to leave’ Arsenal

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

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 selling Giroud to Chelsea looks stupid quicker than expected

Alexandre Lacazette’s five-week injury lay-off is further proof of how stupid it was to sell Olivier Giroud in January.

Arsenal are in danger of setting ignominious record this season

Arsenal are in grave danger of losing the most Premier League games in a season under Arsène Wenger, if they continue as they've started.

Why Mesut Ozil is ultimate efficient footballer

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

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?

Midfield masterclass helps Wenger beat Mourinho again

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

Proof Mesut Özil is being singled out unfairly for criticism

Mesut Özil has, once again, been picked out by pundits as the reason why Arsenal didn't win a match.

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.

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

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

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...

Do footballers’ boots actually make a difference?

Eagle-eyed Arsenal fans have noticed that Aaron Ramsey has switched back from New Balance football boots to Adidas and are convinced that the change could help his form, but does it actually make a difference?

Unwanted at Arsenal but Coquelin will thrive at Valencia under Marcelino

Francis Coquelin was unwanted at Arsenal, but could shine under Marcelino at Valencia.

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?

Episode 113: Bridge over troubled water?

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by Stephen and Ross to discuss the draw at Chelsea and ponder the long-term prospects if/when Alexis and Özil leave.

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

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

Arsenal’s infinity staircase strikes again

Arsenal's infinity staircase strikes again

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

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

5 Monreal replacements Sven Mislintat should consider this summer

Sven Mislintat is looking for a long-term replacement for Nacho Monreal as one of four positions he wants to strengthen this summer, so let's look at who he could sign.

This is how Wenger solves his wide-man dilemma

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

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

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

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.

Arsène Wenger finds new midfield

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

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’s first team – Fred Beardsley

Born in 1856, Fred Beardsley was one of Arsenal's founding fathers.

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...

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.

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...

Former Lyon coach Remi Garde and Gunners legend Ian Wright said...

Alexandre Lacazette is already showing why Arsenal spent a club record fee to sign him from Lyon, and plenty of people around the club have noted how good he could be for the Gunners.

3 reasons Arsenal must pay this world class star what he...

Arsenal have had an absolute contract mess on their hands in the last year and it doesn't look like it will get any better soon.

4 major transfer problems Arsenal are dealing with this summer

It's only been 11 days since Arsenal's final game of the season finished with a big German holding a small pot, but that's been more than enough time for the relentless and merciless machine that is the transfer rumour mill to take over our lives and our social media feeds.

Arsenal and Liverpool fans planned boycott is doomed to fail

Arsenal and Liverpool fans are planning on protesting ticket prices in the stupidest way imaginable.

5.3 points to 1.4: Are Arsenal getting worse the more they...

Arsenal have started to spend more money over the last few years, despite what many will tell you, but are the team actually getting any better as a result?

Should Carlo Ancelotti take over from Arsene Wenger?

Carlo Ancelotti has been sacked by Bayern Munich and the latest rumours claim that the former Chelsea boss could be taking over at Arsenal, but is he the right man to succeed Arsene Wenger?

Arsenal or Manchester City: Who is to blame over the Alexis...

The Alexis Sanchez saga twisted and turned until it ultimately lost itself in the mess that is Arsenal Football Club in the transfer market.

Arsenal waste fans' time

Should Arsenal fans be more patient?

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...

How Coquelin and Diaby's careers tell the same story

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

Tactics: What Arsenal changed that made them worse

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

Natural born killer: Arsenal's new forward who has 49 in 60...

Just 21, Vivianne Miedema has scored 114 goals in 132 games. But who is this player who’s proving that the female of the species is just as deadly as the male?

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.

Are Arsenal right to award Giroud a new contract and is...

Olivier Giroud
Earlier this week, Olivier Giroud hinted that he is set to sign a new contract with Arsenal. Should he? Should Arsenal even be offering him one?

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...

25-year-old German defender's journey to Arsenal

Shkodran Mustafi
Despite the desire and courage required to leave his home town in 2009, Mustafi only achieved his dream of playing in England’s highest tier in 2016.

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.

Arsenal’s 7 top moments against Chelsea

Ray Parlour
With Arsenal set to face Chelsea in the Community Shield on Sunday, we take a look back at some of the Gunners' best moments against their London rivals.

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.

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...

Graphic: Remembering David “Rocky” Rocastle

Yesterday, 31 March, marked 17 years since David Rocastle lost his battle to cancer aged only 33.

Will Arsenal fans ever be happy?

One of the first things you learn in life as an adult, is that you can't please everyone at the same time.

Introducing Joe Willock: The most talented of 3 brothers?

As Arsenal started their preseason in Australia with a routine 2-0 win, there were some surprising names in the starting eleven.

Will Brexit lead to Wenger's departure from Arsenal?

Well. That escalated quickly, huh?!

VAR won't stop Tottenham cheats but this will

Until we refuse to take players seriously for making the most of every contact made with a defender, then players won't take the rules seriously either.

Arsenal’s 5 unluckiest players plighted by injury

Arsenal fans are accustomed to seeing their finest players rehomed in the treatment room but there are some players who seem unluckier than others

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?

Bonus Arsenal Pod: PSG uncovered

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

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...

5 things we managed to learn despite Arsenal boring us into...

Arsenal drew 0-0 with Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League on Thursday night.

Not angry, just disappointed: Arsenal at Manchester City was all too...

Another big away game, another disappointment. At this stage, it's hard to muster up any emotion other than that.

Shambles of a timeline: Arsenal fan favourite contract saga broken down

Jack Wilshere’s priority at the start of the season was securing gametime ahead of a move after being told he could leave the club by Arsene Wenger last August but the whole contract saga has been a total debacle.

Santi Cazorla replacement identified in Arsenal youth ranks

With Santi Cazorla's career potentially over at Arsenal after a latest injury setback, Charlie Gilmour may well be the heir to his throne.

Long read: Wenger’s tactical plan starts to form

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

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...

5 highlights from Arsenal’s ‘seedy’ Europa League group stage adventure

The Europa League group stage has been and gone, and, if nothing else, it's been a novel experience.

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

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

Are Arsenal fans now the most annoying supporters in the country?

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

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...

How Arsenal can keep Coquelin and sign another defensive midfielder

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

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?

2 things Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain needs to change to succeed at Arsenal

Is it time to stop seeing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as a wide boy?

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.

Arsenal match Chelsea in statistical team of the season

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

What Wenger has to do after Benzema rejection

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
I joked during the game last night that Karim Benzema's public rejection of a move to Arsenal was the only explanation for our dreadful first...

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.

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.

Arsenal fans must stop hating on integral midfielder

Arsenal played 70 minutes with 10 men in Sunday's loss to Chelsea, but it didn't always feel like we were a player down. That's because...

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

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

Cech or Ospina: Who would be worse for Arsenal against Tottenham?

SWANSEA, WALES - JANUARY 30: Petr Cech of Arsenal reacts after Jordan Ayew of Swansea City (not pictured) scored his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Arsenal at Liberty Stadium on January 30, 2018 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Arsenal may have to call upon David Ospina when they play Tottenham on Saturday, but would he really be any worse than Petr Cech at the moment?

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.

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.

Why Arsenal fans are loving the Europa league despite it being...

The Europa League has, so far, been a fun and novel experience for Arsenal fans.

David Price on how to become Arsenal’s photographer, Patrick Vieira and...

Daily Cannon spoke with Arsenal photographer, David Price towards the end of 2017, and got the chance to ask him about his career as a ‘tog, his love of football, and, of course, the Gunners.

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...

Alexis injury could open stage door for Giroud

Paul Williams Santi Cazorla
Real life can be so inconsiderate sometimes.

Why Liverpool loss sums up Arsenal's summer

"Arsenal are going to win the league this season."

Tactics: How Wenger masterminded cup final victory

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

4 Youth Cup stars ready to crack Arsenal 1st team

On Tuesday, Arsenal's u18s won 5-1 against Colchester United to qualify for the FA Youth Cup semi-final, but which of the youngsters could someday make the first team?

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...

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

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

Arsenal want Arsene Wenger to do something he simply can’t

This week has been a long time in coming for Arsenal, because seven years ago West Ham offered them a glimpse of their future should they fail to take another path.

Arsenal's latest injury crisis has inspired an opportunity

"The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis,...

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.

How did Mohamed Elneny end up at Arsenal?

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

Five things Arsenal can take from the interlull

As usual, there are a few positives to take from the interlull, which saw a number of our players contribute to wins and no...

5 things we learned from Arsenal’s record-breaking September

Now that the September matches have drawn to a close, we're taking a look back at the month and what we can learn from it.

Why Kroenke's Arsenal ownership prohibits radical change

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

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...

Does Alex Iwobi need to be a goalscorer to be a...

After two goals in the space of a week won Alex Iwobi a lot of favour with fans of Arsenal and Nigeria, we're looking at whether goals are necessary for the 21-year-old to be an important part of the Gunners' first-team.

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...

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

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

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

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

The Sun publish Aubameyang hatchet story: Is it what it seems?

The S*n have targeted Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for their latest hatchet job the day after he scored his first goal for the club and it appears as if the story might be overblown to say the least. Shocking, I know!

4 Arsenal players qualify for Euros final

Arsenal Women will see four of their players compete for the trophy on Sunday when the Netherlands meet Danemark.

Arsenal's missing balls and Manchester City's ghost of Christmas past

Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew, Paul and special guest, Lawrence Cochran, talk Brighton Blues, Manchester City's turn as the...

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.

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

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

Where does Sead Kolasinac rank in Arsene Wenger’s free transfer list?

Sol Cmapbell
With Sead Kolašinac performing so well after joining the Gunners for free over the summer, we're looking at the best and worst of some of Arsène Wenger's other free transfers.

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

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

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

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

Can Wenger be the one to make Arsenal great again?

I am about to commit Arsenal blogging suicide.

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?

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...

How to build your own Gooner family

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

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...

Aaron Ramsey’s gambling problem

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

Is Mesut Ozil really demanding £330k per week? We investigate

Mesut Ozil is reportedly demanding £330k-per-week in wages from Barcelona if they want to sign him in January, but is he really?

Sven Mislintat and Ivan Gazidis are getting it wrong. This summer...

For almost a decade, Arsenal fans have lamented the lack of a succession plan in place for when Arsene Wenger leaves his role as manager. But now, as evidenced by the signing of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, a plan is finally being put together - and it stinks.

Escaping the Cult of Arsene Wenger

So it’s over. Almost. There will be no banging send-off, no trophy to mark the end of his days as Arsenal manager.

Why you need a sense of humour to be an Arsenal...

Some bloke once said something like "It'a funny old game football". Now, I can't quite remember who it was, but but as I get older,...

8 things we learned from Arsenal’s season

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

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...

How fear keeps people supporting Arsenal

Arsenal are going to win the league this season.

Thanks for the help, Liverpool but can Arsenal really put their...

Well, isn’t winning much more fun than being humiliated yet again?

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.

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.

Football Isn’t Life or Death

I've had the pleasure of being able to write for Daily Cannon since April 2011. Having an opinion is one thing, but being able...

'What if' - The Arsenal game

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

Arsenal hero on the rise as another falls : Things we...

Arsenal came from behind to win yet again at the Emirates this season.

Arsenal have Petr Cech replacement lined up for next season

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

Arsenal fans should look to Luis Suarez at Liverpool for Lacazette...

Alexandre Lacazette hasn't made the quickest start to life in North London, but can Arsenal fans take encouragement from Luis Suarez's opening seasons at Liverpool?

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...

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...

Injuries destroy superb Arsenal youngster's season so what happens next?

Jeff Reine-Adelaide is a player many fans are excitedly waiting on to make a breakthrough in the senior team, but that seems to be taking longer and longer to happen, so what's going on with the 19-year-old, and will he ever get the chance he needs for 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?

Why Bayern Munich ticket price protest at Arsenal is hypocritical

Bayern Munich are off on their high horse again. On a day where Arsenal’s ticket pricing has – again – come under huge scrutiny, a...

Should Arsenal fans be worried about being funded by Emirates?

In December, Nick Cohen wrote a piece for The Guardian saying football fans should be asking the hard questions about the money behind leading clubs. To do that, let's look at Arsenal's main sponsor, Emirates.

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...

108 goals in 398 games: Scouting or coaching to blame for...

With Theo Walcott's expected to leave Arsenal this month, we can't help but wonder if Arsene Wenger ruined him, or if was he always destined to be disappointing.

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 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,...

Tactics: Why Arsenal swapped caviar for sausages against Burnley

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

Another Arsenal injury could open Maitland-Niles midfield door but won't

Ainsley Maitland-Niles needs a chance in midfield, but may be needed at full back more on Sunday.

Arsenal fans overwhelmingly believe Stan Kroenke to blame for lack of...

Arsenal fans believe that Stan Kroenke is responsible for Arsenal's lack of deadline day signings. 

Eight players who could leave Arsenal this summer

Are these eight Arsenal players heading for the door this summer?

Exalted Arsenal saviour fails to inspire team in Liverpool humiliation

Alexis was one of many players who struggled for Arsenal on Sunday, after returning to the side from injury.

Arsenal 17-year-old impress v Sydney: So how good is he really?

Reiss Nelson started for Arsenal against Sydney FC on Thursday morning and promptly made everyone sit up and pay attention.

Did this Arsenal favourite's performance against Tottenham show he's still got...

Laurent Koscielny put in a solid performance against Spurs on Saturday afternoon but has he still got that same ability, which prompted Gooners to nickname him 'the Boss' in the first place?

Out of this world: Granit Xhaka wallpapers & covers

Ah Granit! The bad boy who isn't actually bad but a really good midfielder.

How much is Francis Coquelin really worth?

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

Arsenal’s loan system seems based on ‘dumb luck’ compared to Chelsea’s

Arsenal's loanees aren't playing and they aren't developing.

Pictures: Arsenal bringing Christmas cheer as players visit local hospitals and...

Arsenal players from both the Women's and Men's team went to visit patients at Whittington Hospital, Homerton Hospital and Teenage Cancer Trust.

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...

60% cancelled: Weather plays havoc with new FA WSL winter league...

This weekend was the first proper winter league weekend where adverse weather was likely to affect the fixture list - and affect it it did.

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

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

How Francis Coquelin dominated Manchester United's bulldozer

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

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

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

Is Wenger right that Arsenal don’t get penalties & give more...

After Arsenal's 1-0 defeat to Stoke, Arsène Wenger told the media that Arsenal don't get penalties.