Tactics: Explaining went wrong for Arsenal against West Brom

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

Tactics: What went wrong for Arsenal against West Brom

Arsenal tactics
‘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

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.

Is Alexis really part of the problem at Arsenal as stats...

Alexis Sanchez v Watford
A recent article on Squawka highlighted eight statistics which suggested Alexis is currently part of Arsenal's problem, but how do they stand up under scrutiny?

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.

Arsene Wenger can’t win at Sutton United

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

Tactics: How disjointed Arsenal stifled Mesut Özil against Hull

Arsenal tactics
A disjointed and unconvincing Arsenal side achieved what they ultimately needed to against Marco Silva’s rejuvenated Hull on Saturday, but there is cause for concern moving forward.

Is this why Arsenal are rubbish in the first half?

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
It’s well known that Arsene Wenger is not a shouter.

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

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

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?

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!

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.

Tactical long read: What went wrong for Arsenal at Bournemouth?

Arsenal tactics
For the fourth straight year, Arsenal’s festive fixtures featured a frustrating display on the South coast.

5 things Arsenal learned v Bournemouth

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

Arsenal tactics: Xhaka, Ramsey and the return of Wengerball

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

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?

Tactics – How Xhaka helped Arsenal back to winning ways

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

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

Bonus Arsenal Pod: PSG uncovered

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

November Pain – Are Arsenal fans right to be afraid? The...

Arsenal November
Ask any Arsenal fan who has been paying attention over the past five years, and they’ll tell you – Novembers are terrifying.

Four things we learned from Arsenal’s win over Reading

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

Five things Arsenal fans can expect from Ludogorets clash

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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?

Long read: Wenger’s tactical plan starts to form

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

Five things we learned from Arsenal v Paris Saint-Germain

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

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.

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

Everything you need to know about Arsenal's Shkodran Mustafi

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

Infograph: Arsenal in the Champions League

Well, it's finally here, the road to last 16 elimination in the Champions League starts today with the drawing of the groups for this year's competition and Anita has designed this fantastic infograph which charts Arsenal's history in the competition.

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.

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

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

Preview: Arsenal vs Liverpool

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

Exclusive Infographic: Arsenal’s Preseason Fixtures

Can you believe it's already time for preseason?

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?

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

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

Five of Arsenal man's oddest fashion choices

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

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

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

Sunday recap: Cavani? Giroud v Benzema + actual football

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thank you, Tomas Rosicky

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

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

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

Exclusive Infograph: Arsenal’s Premier League season

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

Five reasons why Arsenal fans should care about Euro 2016

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

Xhaka: Why Arsenal have moved so quickly and how he fits...

The season is over and Arsenal are already on the verge of announcing a deal for Granit Xhaka: very un-Arsenal, right? Well, with the player...

FREE: Arsenal-specific Euro 2016 printable wallcharts

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

Daily Cannon breakthrough POTS: Alex Iwobi

It didn't take a lot of deliberation to come up with our Daily Cannon breakthrough player of the season.

Ranking Arsenal's attacking midfielders for 2015/16 season

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

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.

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.

The tactics behind Arsenal's record FA Cup win over Chelsea

Pedro Losa's side maintained the Arsenal Ladies' tradition of bringing one trophy home per season with the club's 14th FA Women's Cup triumph on Saturday against Chelsea at Wembley.

Infographic: Tomas Rosicky – 10 Years A Gunner

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

Manchester City fans show Arsenal fans how to be angry

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

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?

Incredible infographic as Arsenal reach exclusive Premier League milestone

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

Leicester enjoying title race – unlike Arsenal

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

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...

How Arsenal are getting Alexis to inspire the team again

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

Player focus: Giroud respond to Welbeck challenge

It is safe to say that Olivier Giroud has not been having the best of times of late. Ten games without a goal, missing important...

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...

Player focus: Did Walcott do enough against Hull to silence critics?

With Arsene Wenger choosing to give his star players a rest after the 2-2 draw at Tottenham last weekend, Theo Walcott was deployed on...

Analysis: How Arsenal can use Elneny to revitalise season

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

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...

Returning man can fire Arsenal's title challenge

It's been a very good few days for Arsenal. On Saturday title rivals Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur both won, but the result of the former...

In Defence of Theo Walcott

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

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...

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...

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...

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

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

Özil the key as he makes everyone around him better

This weekend saw the wounded animal that is Arsenal limp past the finishing line against a spirited but limited Sunderland. Despite impressive performances from...

Ramsey reuniting with Özil can inspire Arsenal to the title

Boxing Day 2013, Arsenal won at Upton Park but Aaron Ramsey picked up a thigh strain which ruled him out until April. Mesut Özil had signed...

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...

Ramsey's return gives some hope on an otherwise bleak day for...

Arsenal struggled to a 1-1 draw at Carrow Road on Sunday evening but there is one positive thing to take from the game: Aaron...

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 must beat West Brom's New Orc Army

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

Arsenal's midfield will not help them win games under pressure

Another game against Mauricio Pochettino, another struggle. "The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos,...

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,...

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...

Why beating Bayern Munich means nothing

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

Tactics: How Wenger is using Bellerín to get the best out...

After six Premier League games this season, Arsenal had experienced some trouble in front of goal. Finishing is indeed cyclical, as Arsène Wenger reminded us,...

Santi Cazorla: Arsenal’s unsung talisman

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

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...

Arsenal find answer to striker problem

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

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...

Alexis Sanchez isn’t back because he never left

Five goals scored, five conceded and only ten points from the opening six games of the season, it goes without saying that fans were...

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...

Is Gibbs fit to replace Monreal when he leaves?

Boy, time sure does fly, huh? Did you know that Kieran Gibbs is turning 26 this week? 26! It seems like yesterday when Arsenal fans...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Why are Arsenal underusing their most dangerous weapon?

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

Arsenal 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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

Crucial questions left unanswered for Arsenal after Emirates Cup

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

Oxlade-Chamberlain to come of age at last

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

Five things we learned from Arsenal’s pre-season

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

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...

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

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

Arsenal fans play the waiting game

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

Montreal must continue to start ahead of Gibbs

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

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...

Five positives signing Petr Cech would bring to Arsenal

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

Bellerin rules but Jenkinson will prove his worth and dislodge Debuchy

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

How does Čech compare to Wenger's previous keepers?

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

Do Arsenal have too many midfielders?

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

Can the league's best goalkeeper overhaul Chelsea?

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

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...

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...

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...

RtW: This time last year Arsenal win the Cup!

Well, this series has proven a lucky charm! For the second year in a row, we find ourselves finishing the League season with another game...

Time to make history - Arsenal v Aston Villa preview

She wore. She wore. She wore a yellow ribbon. Records Arsenal are returning to Wembley, and this weekend marks a record 19th appearance in the FA...

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...

Why Theo Walcott must start against Aston Villa

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

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...

In focus: Walcott v West Brom

Theo Walcott blasted West Brom out of the water on Sunday with a first half hattrick. The forward, who was making a long-awaited start in...

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...

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...

Why Arsenal's game against Sunderland is important

Watching Arsenal in recent years we have been fortunate – to some extent – to see the 37th or 38th game of the season...

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

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

Arsenal fall to Swansea in an all-too familiar way

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Respecting Wenger will be Jose Mourinho's downfall

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

Which Cesc Fabregas are you talking about?

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

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...

Why fans should be proud of Arsenal’s Diaby decision

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

Why facing Aston Villa will be harder than Liverpool

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

Why Arsenal weren't lucky at all against Reading

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

Road to Wembley: Arsenal go the distance against Wigan Athletic

Ahead of our semi-final tie against Reading, we run the rule over our corresponding 2014 victory over Wigan Athletic.

Arsenal's unassuming and unexpected key man

Nacho Monreal has cemented his place in the Arsenal team, and won't relinquish it any time soon.

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

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

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

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

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?

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.

Top 10 Arsenal goals v Liverpool

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

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...

Image-conscious Walcott halts contract critics in their tracks

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

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.

Why does Mesut Ozil divide opinion so much?

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

Arsenal players and the Euro's

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

Is Nacho Monreal Arsenal’s most improved player?

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

Tactics: Why Arsenal need Arteta instead of Coquelin

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

The stats that shatter an Arsenal myth

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

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...

Gunners 'disgrace' stark contrast with Chelsea and Liverpool

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

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.

How envy drives Chelsea manager's obsession with Wenger

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

Why you should back Arsenal to make European history again

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

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?

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.

Tactics: Giroud and Monreal shining as competition inspires fight

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

In focus: Theo Walcott finally shows some fire

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

In focus: Giroud's striker masterclass against West Ham

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

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

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

Theo Walcott's Arsenal dilemma & his three options

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

Arsenal overtake Manchester United in the Injury League

Arsenal keep moving on up all the tables.

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.

Why Danny Welbeck was right to celebrate against Manchester United

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

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.

How Francis Coquelin dominated Manchester United's bulldozer

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

Are Arsenal really about to let another captain leave?

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

Are Arsenal this midfielder's only hope?

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

How Danny Welbeck beat Manchester United

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Why I hate Manchester United more than Spurs

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

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.

Why Arsene Wenger needs to stand up to Alexis Sanchez

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

Four reasons Theo Walcott is not getting picked for Arsenal

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

How Coquelin and Diaby's careers tell the same story

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

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

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

Exclusive Frances Steele speaks with Daily Cannon

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

How Olivier Giroud slayed his Monaco demons

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

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

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

How Cazorla and Sanchez use their small stature to their advantage

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

Why Arsenal can no longer continue with Ospina in goal

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

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

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

The fall of Arsenal's golden boy

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

Four of Arsenal's best ever Champions League wins

Let Nia Giffiths guide you down Champions League memory lane.

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

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

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

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

Seven crucial fixtures for Arsenal in the top four race

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

Find out the point of Arsenal in the Champions League

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

Can Yaya Sanogo break through at Arsenal or is Palace move...

The gangly Arsenal forward is unable to play against his parent club on Saturday, but does the young French forward have a future at the Gunners?

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?

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.

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

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

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?

Should Arsenal sell Cazorla? The case for and against

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Why Szczesny must replace Ospina - and fast!

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

The Arsenal goalkeeper debate - part 1

Who is Arsenal's number one? It's a question that Arsene Wenger might not be able to answer. We take a look at the best option here.

Arsenal make history against Leicester

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

Why Arsenal will be back above Tottenham after the next game

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

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...