Ozil’s first assist of the season is a record-breaker

Mesut Ozil's assist for Germany on Saturday set a new record

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...

Loan watch: Arsenal goalkeeper subbed off, Bellerín's best friend scores

Five of Arsenal's young players were involved in the Championship on Saturday, with some mixed fortunes. Emiliano Martinez (Wolves), Jon Toral (Birmingham City), Chuba Akpom and...

Head-to-head: Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal

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Arsenal travel to Sheffield on Tuesday night to face Wednesday in a game most are expecting the Gunners to win comfortably. This will be the...

Stoke keeper eyes Cech record

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Speaking before Arsenal’s game at Stoke on Sunday, Jack Butland admitted that he’s eyeing up Petr Cech’s cleansheet record. The youngster, who came close to...

'We were a smaller club than Manchester United'

Granit Xhaka hasn’t played a single minute for Arsenal but Gooners everywhere have already fallen in love with him for a number of reasons.

Liverpool captain major doubt ahead of Arsenal clash on Monday

With an all-important Arsenal fixture to contend with on Monday evening, Liverpool have a selection headache on their hands. The club's captain, Jordan Henderson, was...

Key stats that decided Arsenal v Leicester

Arsenal stats
  Arsenal got one over Leicester, once again, at the Emirates on Sunday, cutting the gap to the top of the table to just two...

Arsenal team news - Mertesacker , Alexis, Walcott set to feature...

Arsenal team news
Gary Lineker has leaked a photo of the Arsenal shirts hanging up in the Sutton dressing room and Arsene Wenger has stayed true to his word with a 'normal' team - ish.

Confirmed: Defender leaves Chelsea before Arsenal clash

Never sign players that your manager doesn't want. It seems fairly obvious, but apparently not to Chelsea. The Blues sealed a deadline day move for...

Manchester United man set to return for Arsenal clash

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Luke Shaw is expected to return for Manchester United's clash against Arsenal.

PSG injury boost - Angel Di Maria fit for Arsenal clash

It's been confirmed that Angel Di Maria will be able to face Arsenal on Wednesday.

Player ratings v West Bromich Albion: Bizarre defending sees Arsenal miss...

A combination of a resilient performance from West Brom, strange defending from Arsenal and lack of luck saw us miss out on winning three points,...

Player ratings v Everton: Giroud and Cech prove their worth

Olivier Giroud got his first start in a while against Everton and proved why he's still got it. At the other end, Petr Cech made...

Arsenal v Chelsea: Pantomime season

Here we go again. Pantomime season has finished (I think - I'm not a big panto fan) just in time for this farcical Chelsea...

Suárez and Messi score but Barcelona struggle to 2-1 win

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Barcelona picked up an away win at Las Palmas on Saturday, but their performance was far from convincing. Up against one of the worst teams...

Watch: New Arsenal striker scores in goal crazy game

Takuma Asano got his Olympics off to a great start with a goal against Nigeria in their opener.

Former Arsenal man - I should have left earlier

Craig Eastmond
Sutton player and former Gunner, Craig Eastmond, revealed what it was like getting a sniff of first team action for Arsenal and what he thinks about Arsene Wenger's contract situation.

Player focus: Classy Alexis propels Arsenal into FA Cup final

Somehow, everyone knew that it was always going to be Alexis Sanchez that scored the winner to put Arsenal through to the FA Cup final against Chelsea.

Injury blow for West Ham is boost for Arsenal

Diafra Sakho West Ham
West Ham are set to be without Diafra Sakho after the forward picked up a hamstring injury that is set to sideline him for another four weeks.

Hull handed financial incentive to knock out Arsenal

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Hull will be given a generous donation of £40,000 from Flamingo Land if they beat Arsenal on Tuesday. Hull face Arsenal in an FA Cup...

Wenger: Don't Lose! Let Manchester United have qualifier stress

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday ahead of his side's game on Sunday at Old Trafford. Hopeful of breaking his side's recent league...

Is Arsenal's new striker good enough?

With the signing of Deportivo's Lucas Perez all but officially announced, fans have already started to question whether the striker is really an 'upgrade' on Olivier Giroud.

Ozil: We can do this!

The final whistle had hardly blown on Saturday when all eyes shifted to Monaco, including Mesut Ozil's.

Watch: Alexis showing superb form again

After a hat-trick at Leicester City on Saturday, Alexis Sánchez has his mojo back. The Chilean scored and assisted on Tuesday night and was the...

Wenger – Sutton United reminded me of my childhood

Arsene Wenger said before and after the game that his experience at Sutton was nothing new to him.

Stats: Arsenal’s horrendous form laid bare ahead of Tottenham showdown

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It's not good. The game against Swansea was a double must-win after losing the must-win match against Manchester United at the weekend. Next up on the...

Rival watch: Manchester City open door for Arsenal with wasteful display...

Arsenal were able to close the gap with ‘imperial’ Manchester City to zero points (and just one goal) after Pep Guardiola’s men missed TWO penalties to draw 1-1 with Everton.

Watch: Arsenal star unstoppable - scores 2 in 10-0 thriller

Serge Gnabry isn't showing any signs of slowing down as he scored two more goals in Germany's 10-0 triumph over Fiji in the Olympics on Wednesday night.

Watch: Arsenal forward scores on loan while others struggle for minutes

Arsenal loan watch
Joel Campbell was Arsenal's only loanee to start and complete the full 90 minutes on Saturday - and he netted a goal in Sporting's 3-0 victory over Moreirense.

Wenger hails Brazilian as deal completes

Wellington Silva has officially joined Bolton Wanderers on a season-long loan after the player himself confirmed the move earlier in the week. Signing for Arsenal...

Alexis Sanchez speaks up ahead of Uruguay clash

Alexis Sanchez
There's been a lot of media attention on Alexis Sanchez recently.

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...

Arsenal forward: It's not good enough for us as a club

Danny Welbeck spoke with Sky Sports after Arsenal's 2-2 draw with Manchester City on Sunday afternoon.

Wenger bullish about chances and unconcerned by Arsenal's European habits

Arsenal won 2-0 at AS Monaco last season but exited the Champions League. The damage had been done by the first leg defeat at the...

Arsenal player ratings: Great team performance to kick Ooff 2017 in...

Arsenal player ratings
Happy new year! 3 points, a clean sheet, great performance and goal of the season on the first day of 2017 - not a bad way to start.

Spurs win to go six points clear of Arsenal

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As if Sunday couldn't get any worse, Arsenal are now six points behind Tottenham Hotspur. While the Gunners were losing an FA Cup quarter-final to Watford...

An impossible dream made possible? Monaco preview

A fine week to be an Arsenal fan began with a win at Old Trafford and ended with a fine 3-0 over West Ham, but is asking for the same result in Monaco a bridge too far?

Arsenal player ratings: No weak links as Alexis, Ozil and Bellerin...

What a match, finally a win against Chelsea, a clean sheet AND no cards!

Mertesacker explains how he handles the media

Per Mertesacker led Arsenal to victory on Sunday against Leicester in a game they needed to win to ensure they remained in the title...

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.

Player ratings: Cech outshines Stoke's young prodigy to send Arsenal top

After an intense match away to Liverpool midweek, Arsenal looked pretty knackered when we eventually rocked up at the Britannia. Stoke started the better team,...

Arsenal player ratings: Stars fail to shine again in cup win

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal won their FA Cup game at Sutton but it was an odd match against a non-league side on an artificial pitch.

Podcast: Celebrating Arsenal’s Irish connection

Originally produced for St Patrick's Day, with the Euros in full swing, we thought we'd revisit Arsenal's historic Irish connections, this time in an updated version in audio format.

Arsenal striker: I've been unlucky

Olivier Giroud admitted that he was incredibly happy to score against Manchester City during our 2-2 draw after recently experiencing a goal drought.

Watch – Arsenal nutmegs v Tottenham

Arsenal skills
We may not have got the result that we wanted – nor the performance, but a couple of Arsenal players demonstrated some skills to show us they haven’t totally forgotten how to football now it's November.

Arsenal star: New players will allow us to reach another level

Gabriel and Laurent Koscielny of Arsenal
Laurent Kosicleny believes that some new players at Arsenal next season will allow the club to reach another level as they look to go one step further in the league than they did last season.

Liverpool keeper explains how he saved Walcott’s penalty

Simon Mignolet told the Liverpool Echo that they had studied Arsenal’s penalties ahead of the game on Sunday although he wasn’t sure how much it would help given the absence of normal penalty takers on the pitch.

Loan watch: Arsenal loanee benched as team makes semi-final with 97th-minute...

Wojciech Szczesny
Wojciech Szczesny watched on from the bench as Roma went through to the Coppa Italia semi-finals against Cesena on Wednesday evening.

Wenger – We were a bit lucky against Swansea

Arsene Wenger has admitted his side got a bit lucky against Swansea and bemoaned how a positive afternoon almost turned into a nightmare.

Arsenal are drawing more blanks than they have in seven years

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Since 2009 Arsenal have lost Cesc Fábregas, Emmanuel Adebayor, Samir Nasri, Robin van Persie just to name a few talented attacking players. However, no...

Ozil congratulates teammates after tough win

Mesut Ozil sat out Arsenal's game against Newcastle as he recovers from a knee injury. A surprise omission, the German allegedly has a minor knee problem,...

Arsenal loanee scores in Hull City's demolition of Charlton Athletic

Arsenal loanee, Isaac Hayden, helped to completely demolish Charlton in the Championship on Saturday. Hull won by an embarrassing 6-0, thanks to a hat-trick from...

Stat: Walcott closes in on Bergkamp’s Arsenal record

Theo Walcott has now scored in 10 different Premier League seasons, just one less than Dennis Bergkamp.

Player focus - Unlikely Arsenal defender has terrible match against Watford

Despite the odd slip-up, Shkodran Mustafi has been a decent acquisition this season but against Watford he had a shocker.

Özil gives surprise update on Arsenal contract talks

Arsenal star Mesut Özil capped a superb season with another assist on Sunday afternoon, but he's still going to leave fans sweating on his future.

Wenger sarcastically defends transfer policy after Southampton draw

Arsenal created plenty of chances on Tuesday night but couldn't convert one of them. However, criticism of his transfer policy is a little bit ludicrous....

Wenger urges Arsenal to 'adapt' to early fixture against Everton

Arsene Wenger admitted that the early kick-off against Everton on Saturday isn't ideal but Arsenal will just have to adapt. Following a late night on...

Stat shows Arsenal man could be nearly as good as Aguero...

I'm sure your reaction to the title of this post is probably one of amusement, I mean, how can Olivier Giroud, the £12m man...

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...

Arsenal forward will regret missing opportunity when he misses Euro 2016...

Coming off the bench for the final 32 minutes on Tuesday, it was pretty clear that Theo Walcott was playing for a place at Euro 2016.

Arsenal lose Champions League record

by Lee Hurley Arsenal no longer hold the longest winning run in Champions League qualifying as Czech side Viktoria Plzen won their 13th game in a row...

Opposition watch: Manchester United manage to win game 5-1 despite injuries

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Despite winning 2-1 in the first leg, unfortunately FC Midtjlland couldn't hold on to their lead at Old Trafford. The Danish team crashed out of...

Everything Arsenal need to know to avoid further embarrassment against Everton

Arsenal welcome Everton to the Emirates on Sunday hoping to rid themselves of all memory of their mid-week capitulation against Monaco. Here's everything they need to know to ensure the same thing doesn't happen.

Arsenal player ratings v Tottenham with player highlights

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal were well below par against Tottenham on Sunday and might think that a point was a decent result given how poor they were at times. Here's how the players rated individually:

Team news: Coquelin out, Per back v Spurs

Arsenal team news
As ever, Arsenal will be making changes for the third round of the League Cup. With a squad full of experienced players we will see...

Wenger: In pre-season I will play him there

Calum Chambers is set for a life as a central defender, which is handy as that's his favoured position. Speaking to Arsenal.com, the manager has been...

Arsenal target gives surprising update on Real Madrid talks

Arsenal target, Alvaro Morata, has spoken about Real Madrid's interest in buying him back and what he said might surprise you.

Manchester United get boost ahead of Arsenal game amid laughable injury...

manchester united
Manchester United could welcome Antonio Valencia back into the squad for the game against Arsenal this weekend after the player recovered from a broken arm sooner than was expected.

Match preview: Ludogorets v Arsenal – Hosts seek revenge

Arsenal match preview
After a 4-1 victory on Saturday afternoon away against Sunderland, Arsène Wenger's side will be eager to continue their winning ways ahead of a crunch month of fixtures in November.

26-year-old international: I'll make Arsenal decision in June

Wojciech Szczesny says that there has been no decision over his future but that he is happy with Roma and will sort things out in June.

Arsenal make enquiry for Belgian, player immediately gets injured

Arsenal only have to look in the direction of a player and his leg will fall off (watch out, Jamie!) and it seems that this is exactly what has happened within hours of being linked with a £19.2m move for Atletico Madrid’s Yannick Carrasco.

Arsenal need a strong referee against Sunderland - they won't get...

What did we ever do to the Football Gods that means they insist on foisting Anthony Taylor upon us? In charge of four Arsenal matches this...

Predicted XI: Arsenal to start Welbeck and Elneny, no Özil or...

Arsenal predicted lineup
So, predicting the XI for Saturday's game against Hull City is tricky. It's usually fairly testing, but this weekend is particularly difficult as I have...

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...

Injury update: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been speaking about his latest injury setback and how he's coping with it.

Predicted XI: Wenger to drop top performer for Ramsey’s return at...

Arsenal predicted lineup
A trip to Norwich City comes on the back of one of Arsenal's best and most complete performances of the season. The win against Dinamo...

Five things we learned from Arsenal v Paris Saint-Germain

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

Arsenal opposition injury report – West Bromich Albion

Arsenal travel to the Hawthorns to face West Brom on 18 March after narrowly beating them 1-0 on Boxing Day last year.

Tottenham win their cup final against Arsenal

Arsenal travelled to Tottenham for the 175th north London derby and Arsene Wenger's 45th which also happened to be his 700th Premier League game in charge of Arsenal.

Watch: Should this have been an Arsenal penalty against Everton?

Mark Clattenburg and Alexis Sanchez
Should this tackle on Alexis Sanchez have been a penalty?

Manchester United and Tottenham stars with more cards than Granit Xhaka

Granit Xhaka and Olivier Giroud
Given Granit Xhaka's reputation for being a dirty player, it may surprise opposition fans to learn that Manchester United's Paul Pogba and Spurs' Dele Alli have actually picked up more yellow cards this season.

Double injury boost for Bayern Munich ahead of Arsenal tie

Ahead of the Champions League round-of-16 first leg clash against Arsenal on February 15, the Bundesliga champions have been given a double injury boost with two key midfielders expected to be fully fit.

Damning Hector Bellerin stat as Arsenal fans boo but does he...

Some Arsenal fans booed Hector Bellerin when he came over to see them at the end of the game against Crystal Palace and based on his stats, it's not hard to see why.

Infograph: Opposition preview - Can Preston North End cause FA Cup...

With Arsenal struggling to draw against Bournemouth in the Premier League just days ago, could Preston North End cause an upset in the FA Cup on Saturday?

Player ratings - Alexis, Xhaka & Koscielny Arsenal's only bright sparks...

Arsenal player ratings
I forgot how to write miserable player ratings.

Sutton players and staff face axe over pie bet

Sutton United have warned players and staff that they face the same fate as Wayne Shaw if it turns out any of them bet on him munching a pie on TV.

Arsenal player focus : Mesut Ozil - passmaster v Burnley

Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil completed the most passes out of any other player in the final third against Burnley.

Campbell claims assist as Costa Rica win

Joel Campbell grabbed an assist for his country as they beat Venezuela 2-1. Watch the highlights here.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 lineup for inevitable struggle against West Brom

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsenal travel to West Brom knowing that they have only lost one of their last 12 Premier League games against West Brom, so how will they line up?

Watford v Arsenal: Will Gunners shoot the sting out of Hornets'...

Arsenal match preview
After registering our first point of the new campaign last weekend, there's another tricky test in store for us as we travel to Vicarage Road.

Arsenal star made captain of his country

Alexis Sanchez has been made captain of Chile for the first time, a move that has left him feeling ‘very motivated’ according to those close to him.

Wenger explains why this man was named captain against Preston

Olivier Giroud celebrates
Arsene Wenger has explained why Olivier Giroud was named captain against Preston North End in the FA Cup on Saturday.

Make or break time for Arsenal as 'mental strength' set to...

After a forgettable defeat on Tuesday night at the hands of Watford, it's even more of an important fixture for Arsenal as they make the short trip to west London with league leaders Chelsea up next.

Arsenal goalscorer: It was a bit weird

Hector Bellerin believes that Arsenal have proven that they can be dangerous and described how it felt to score his 'weird' goal.

Video Arsene Wenger and Danny Welbeck’s pre-Monaco press conference

Arsene Wenger and Danny Welbeck met with the press ahead of their first-leg last 16 Champions League game against Monaco.

Wenger: I consider Hull a Premier League team

It's an FA Cup clash on Saturday afternoon, but Arsène Wenger is under no illusions about the strength of Arsenal's opponents. Hull City visit the...

Wenger urges Arsenal to finish frustrating season on a high

Arsene Wenger wants Arsenal to finish the season with a win at home to Aston Villa.

Wenger confirms Gabriel will replace Mertesacker; what's happened to Chambers?

Speaking on Friday morning, Arsène Wenger confirmed that Gabriel will replace Per Mertesacker in the team this weekend.

Manchester City man: I didn't want to say goodbye like this

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Manuel Pellegrini was disappointed with not beating Arsenal in the match at the Etihad on Sunday, which ended 2-2.

Watford goalscorer brands strike against Arsenal as 'most important' of his...

from Arsenal's opposition
Adlene Guedioura believes his goal against Arsenal in the FA Cup on Sunday was one of the most important his career. The striker's thunderbolt of...

Iwobi starts as Nigeria win, misses great chance

Alex Iwobi started for Nigeria as they defeated Luxembourg 3-1 on Tuesday evening in the country dubbed ‘Little Switzerland’.

Get hyped – Arsenal v Tottenham promo

There are many bigger games in football than Arsenal v Tottenham, but not to both sets of fans, with Tottenham’s season depending solely on what they do in relation to Arsenal.

Özil slammed as "weak link" but made more tackles than...

Mesut Ozil
Mesut Özil is, thanks to his languid style, an easy target. The German has been attacked once more following Arsenal's 0-0 draw with Liverpool, with Sky...

Midfielder says he feels better with every game

Arsenal managed a third Premier League win of the season on Saturday to stay within five points of league leaders Manchester City. A slow start saw...

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.

Scored, conceded, won, lost – Arsenal v Hull – Since they...

Hull rock up at the Emirates this week full of confidence, the complete opposite of their hosts.

Wenger wants referee accountability after Oliver at Tottenham

It might have been Francis Coquelin’s stupidity that saw him dismissed at Tottenham, but Michael Oliver should have levelled the numbers. He didn’t. When Eric Dier,...

Barcelona without 29-year-old midfielder against Arsenal

Arsenal team news
Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan is suspended for one Champions League match and won't feature against Arsenal on Tuesday evening. The Turkish midfielder became a Barcelona...

Tottenham injury blow: Fans panic as key defender set to miss...

from Arsenal's opposition
Toby Alderweireld was taken off during Spurs' 1-1 draw against West Brom in mid-October and it looks as if he's going to miss the North London Derby.

Leicester City manager surprised by Arsenal's title drought

When Claudio Ranieri was last in England, Arsenal went the season unbeaten. Ranieri's time at Chelsea came to an end as Arsène Wenger and his...

Arsenal boost ahead of Bayern Munich game

Jerome Boateng
Bayern Munich are likely to be without Jerome Boateng when they welcome Arsenal to Germany for the Champions League first leg.

Arsenal v West Brom: What's the point?

arsenal v west brom preview
Things already feel bad enough being an Arsenal fan as it is, we certainly don't need Tony Pulis to turn up only to rain on an already soggy parade.

Arsenal man congratulates teammate on huge victory

Mesut Ozil took to Twitter to congratulate Arsenal teammate, Alexis Sanchez, on his Copa America win.

Official teams: Liverpool v Arsenal/ Klopp v Wenger

Arsenal team news
Whenever these two managers meet there tends to be a bit of a love-in. On the pitch, however, things will be slightly different as Arsenal...

Predicted XI to face Stoke: Wenger to shock us?

Arsenal predicted lineup
A rare thing, Arsenal saw an international break come and go with no new injury concerns. In fact, with Per Mertesacker returning Arsène Wenger now...

Tottenham blow ahead of Arsenal trip as £30m man out

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Moussa Sissoko is set to miss out on Tottenham's trip to Arsenal on 6 November after accepting his charge of violent conduct from the FA.

Arsenal star eager for Spurs clash

Mesut Ozil seems eager ahead of our clash with Spurs on Saturday. This time his battle cry was a little more muted compared to his...

Arsenal loan watch: Composed finish, first appearances and more

Arsenal loan watch
All but one of the players out on-loan featured for their respective sides in Friday and Saturday's round of fixtures across Europe with varying success and minutes scattered.

Leicester slip-up means Tottenham could go top with win against West...

from Arsenal's opposition
As much as we want Leicester to slip-up in the title race, we don't want that to mean Tottenham have a chance to it. Leicester...

Player focus: Čech arrives in north London

Arsenal spent a reported fee of £11M on Petr Čech this summer, and he showed why on Monday night. With the Gunners under huge pressure...

Arsenal's 26-year-old statistically best in Europe

Wojciech Szczesny, statistically, is Europe's top goalkeeper this season, according to Squawka.

Arsenal midfielder handed no.32 shirt

Jack Wilshere has been handed the no.32 shirt while on loan with Bournemouth.

Team news: Arsenal receive huge boost ahead of Norwich City game

No news is good news: that's certainly the case as far as injuries are concerned and Arsène Wenger will be breathing a sigh of relief this week.

Liverpool injury updates pre-Arsenal

With the league season upon us, it's not just Arsenal who are struggling with injuries.

Walcott: That was the highlight of my career

Theo Walcott has revealed his career highlight to date, and it's not an Arsenal one.

Arsenal loan watch: Midfielder heavily criticised as others also disappoint

Arsenal loan watch
Across Friday and Saturday's fixtures, seven Arsenal loan players featured at some stage.

Liverpool set to complete signing, could his debut come against Arsenal?

With a game at Anfield on the horizon, Liverpool may yet add another player to their squad before Arsenal visit. The Gunners will be on...

Arsenal’s Champions League shambles

Arsenal made an absolute dog's dinner of their opening group game in the Champions League and have already placed themselves under immense pressure even...

In Focus: Francis Coquelin at Wembley

by Helen Trantum That winning feeling. It’s a pure adrenaline rush that is simply unequalled in football. For one of our boys in particular, ending the season...

Will Arsenal get the protection they need from referee v Watford?

Andre Marriner
Andre Marriner is set to referee Arsenal v Watford on Sunday. The man from the West Midlands isn't necessarily a terrible referee, especially when compared...

Tottenham get massive injury boost ahead of Arsenal game – or...

Tottenham have been handed an apparent massive boost ahead of their first cup final against Arsenal this season with the news that Harry Kane should make his return from an ankle injury in that game.

Player focus: Giroud back in top form against Everton

As the team news was announced ahead of an intriguing fixture, plenty of eyebrows were raised at the sight of Olivier Giroud's inclusion in...

Manchester City’s recent form not much better than Arsenal’s

Laurent Koscielny
It hasn't been that long since Arsenal and Manchester City last played each other, and the two are pretty inseparable in their crapness.

Player ratings v MLS All-Stars – Xhaka shines as Wilshere disappoints

It was an okay game with an okay result with Granit Xhaka integrating into the team straight away and others not showing up.

Wenger concern over Oxlade-Chamberlain’s knee after brilliant solo goal

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain grabbed his second goal of pre-season with a splendid solo effort against Chivas Guadalajara in the early hours of Sunday morning but everything may not be OK with his knee.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Liverpool

While Liverpool haven't been in the best form lately, most recently losing 3-1 to Leicester, they'll be looking to bounce back against Arsenal at Anfield on 4 March.

Player focus: Walcott shows his Sunday best v Liverpool

It's not been a year to remember for Theo Walcott.

Young Guns with thumping win over Sunderland after Manchester United defeat

Arsenal youth
Goals from Reiss Nelson, Kaylen Hinds, Chris Willock and a Stephy Mavididi penalty were more than enough to sink an overwhelmed Sunderland side as Arsenal's crop of u23 players returned to winning ways after a frustrating defeat away in Manchester on Monday.

Hull man claims goal against Arsenal was wrongly ruled offside

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Ahmed Elmohamady claims that Hull's goal against Arsenal was not offside. After Arsenal went 1-0 up, Hull fought hard for the rest of the first...

Player ratings: Chambers and Alexis maintain Arsenal’s FA Cup run against...

Another uncomfortable win but at least we're through to the fifth round of the FA Cup. Burnley weren't going down without a fight and fight...

Alexis Sánchez: A year on from him joining Arsenal

by Mosope Ominiyi July 10th, 2014 - I remember that day like it was just yesterday and yet, it was a year ago today to...

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...

Arsenal pay high price in competition only Tottenham care about

When I predicted the lineups ahead of Tuesday night’s game, I was not expecting to see so many senior players rested, but Arsene Wenger...

Arsenal’s Bayern show could send the wrong message

Helen Trantum column
Tuesday's game is a big one. And big Champions League nights are always great experiences, even when a poor result tarnishes the overall enjoyment. I'll be...

Injuries pile up for Liverpool ahead of Arsenal opener

If you think that Arsenal are having a bad time of it at the minute, you might be relieved to know that they are not alone.

Szczesny trolls Tottenham fans after they humiliate themselves at Newcastle

Like the changing of the season, there are certain things that are sure to happen and Wojciech Szczesny taking any opportunity to have a pop at Spurs is one of them.

Former Chelsea kid is hatrick hero for Arsenal - with goals

Edward Nketiah
A well-taken hat-trick from Edward Nketiah was more than enough for Arsenal u23s to prevail with a comfortable 3-0 home win against Leicester on Monday evening.

Predicted XI: Wenger must avoid tempting risks during busy period

Arsenal predicted lineup
Alexis Sánchez is likely to be back in the squad for the game against Manchester City on Monday, but Arsène Wenger would be mad...

Arsenal player focus - Alexis is untouchable... or is he?

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on March 4, 2017 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
After Arsenal found themselves 2-0 down at halftime against Liverpool, it was up to Alexis Sanchez to save the day... again.

Wenger refuses to ‘dream’ about title, fans furious

Arsene Wenger refused to speak at length about Arsenal's title chances this season, instead insisting that we need to rebuild mentally and focus on the next game.

Incredible Gabriel stat after nine Arsenal appearances

A strong first appearance of the season saw Gabriel claim a clean sheet for Arsenal. The Brazilian defender was brought into the team with both...

Aston Villa v Arsenal: Can Arsenal start their title charge now?

A good week has the potential to get even better when Arsenal face Aston Villa on Sunday. Last Saturday, Arsenal ended a run of three winless...

Manager puts his faith in Arsenal youngster for Euros after Spain...

It looks as if Spanish national team manager, Vicente del Bosque, has put his faith in Hector Bellerin after the 21-year-old made his first appearance for the senior squad on Sunday.

How does Sanchez compare to Chelsea and Manchester City hitmen?

I don't think anyone will argue that Alexis Sanchez is amazing. But do you realise how amazing?

Iwobi elated with ‘memorable’ first goal against Everton

Alex Iwobi posted about his 'memorable' performance against Everton. The forward scored his first goal for the Arsenal senior team and was one of our...

Wenger says what not many fans want to hear

It's been a while since we've had to listen to Arsene Wenger after a defeat, three months to be exact. He hasn't changed. Speaking immediately after...

Manchester United loanee set for debut, Akpom and Hayden ineligible v...

Arsenal face Hull City in the FA Cup on Saturday, and there is some team news for the visitors. Loan pair Chuba Akpom and Isaac...

Arsenal lose second game of season to aggressive Everton

Apart from a strong opening 15 minutes, Arsenal looked tired and confused for most of the game at Goodison Park.

Wellington hailed by Bolton fans after goalless draw

Wellington Silva started again for Bolton on Friday night as they drew 0-0 at Blackburn. The Arsenal forward was substituted after 79 minutes, replaced by Emile...

Manchester United still have a chance to match Arsenal's FA Cup...

FA Cup Draw
Beating West Ham United in a quarter-final replay on Wednesday night, Manchester United stayed in the FA Cup and kept their hopes of matching Arsenal's all-time wins record alive.

Result: Arsenal 0 Stoke with money 0

Arsenal couldn't break down a stubborn Chelsea defence on Sunday afternoon and saw their winning run come to an end with a 0-0 draw. In...

Watch: Wenger on Walcott, England, his Arsenal contract and more

Arsene Wenger met with the press after his side's comprehensive win over Basel in the Champions League on Tuesday night.

Arsenal goalkeeper dropped for international match

Wojciech Szczesny
Wojciech Szczesny appeared to have been dropped for Poland's friendly match against Lithuania, which ended 0-0.

FA Cup ticket details released for trip to Manchester United

Arsenal have released details of their FA Cup allocation and ticket prices for the FA Cup quarter final at Old Trafford in March.

Derby Day in an Arsenal-Tottenham Household

Everyone's Derby Day is different. Here's an insight into how the day can pan out when your other half supports the Lilywhites. 09:30 Wake up. Roll...

Arsenal striker receives huge boost ahead of summer

Olivier Giroud is now a dead cert for France's Euro 2016 squad after it was confirmed that Karim Benzema won't be heading to the competition this summer.

Arsenal should expect no referee problems against Crystal Palace

Roger East
Roger East will take charge of Arsenal’s game against Crystal Palace at the weekend.

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...

Watch: Oxlade-Chamberlain flattens Leicester man

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain enjoyed a great pre-season and he looks as if he might be transferring that into a league campaign for the first time in a long while.

Twitter outraged by bizarre Uefa yellow card rule forcing Arsenal man...

On Friday, Wales once again made history by beating Belgium 3-1 and progressing to the Euro semi-finals. However, Aaron Ramsey's second yellow card in five games means he misses the match against Portugal and Twitter was not happy.

Jenkinson glad to be at West Ham

Carl Jenkinson has stated that he is really happy to be back at West Ham as he targets another successful season. It looked for all...

Zelalem starts for Rangers against Hibernian in Scottish Cup Final

Gedion Zelalem will start for Rangers when they meet Hibs in the Scottish FA Cup Final this afternoon.

Tweets: Arsenal fans react to West Brom shambles, plane banners, Ospina,...

Arsenal put in yet another weak performance and paid for it with all the points as the Baggies won 3-1. Mohamed Elneny returned to the...

Loan watch: Chambers solid as Middlesbrough snatch a late point at...

Calum Chambers v Manchester City
Calum Chambers continued his solid defensive development during Middlesbrough's 1-1 away draw at Manchester City.

Szczesny’s Roma crash out of Champions League to Real Madrid

Wojciech Szczesny's loan club, Roma, crashed out of the Champions League against Real Madrid on Tuesday. The Italian team lost 2-0 again, 4-0 on aggregate...

Stretchered off! Arsenal injury adds to Young Guns Euro woes

Edward Nketiah
Despite a spirited effort across this year's competition, Arsenal's u19 side have crashed out of the UEFA Youth League at the group stage phase after a 1-1 away draw against Basel.

Arsenal in action this weekend – loan players, ladies, youth, where...

Who's in action for Arsenal over the next week?

Watch: Arsene Wenger’s pre-Crystal Palace press conference in full

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday ahead of Arsenal’s Premier League showdown with Crystal Palace and Alan Pardew. Watch his press conference here.

Alternative Arsenal player ratings v Watford - half by half

Arsenal player ratings
Coming back from the Emirates Stadium, I am puzzled and wonder why the players did their Jekyll and Hyde impression in the game against Watford. So let's rate them period by period.

Wenger tries to predict the unpredictable

Going against all forms of logic and common sense, there is a real sense of belief amongst a lot of Arsenal fans that they...

Arsenal player focus: Oxlade-Chamberlain excels against Manchester City

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was a revelation for Arsenal during their 2-1 win over Manchester City at Wembley.

Eight things you need to know ahead of Aston Villa's visit

Arsenal host Aston Villa at the Emirates on Sunday in the Premier League. This is what you can expect from them.

Wenger: Ideally, we want to finish above Tottenham

Arsene Wenger has targeted second place above Spurs on Arsenal's final day of the season.

Arsenal defender unfazed by Zagreb's impressive unbeaten run

Dinamo Zagreb haven't lost for 41 games. Sorry, you probably didn't want to read that ahead of Arsenal's trip there for Wednesday night's Champions League...

Arsenal Player Ratings: Lucas shines and Xhaka destroys against Nottingham Forest

Arsenal player ratings
How did the players do and who was the MOTM?

Stats: Ozil compared to Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United stars

Grabbing two assists at the weekend against Watford, Mesut Ozil became the joint highest assist maker in the Premier League this season. For many Arsenal...

Referee buys worst dive ever from Hull's man-of-the-match

Voted Hull's man of the match, Ahmed Elmohamdy had a relative decent evening, causing havoc with his crosses. Of course, he also tried to win...

Arsenal most likely to draw Zenit in Champions League

Thanks to certain rules in the UEFA Champions League draw immediately after the group stages, it isn't quite as simple as saying Arsenal will...

Stat: Why Arsenal goalkeeper is best in league - ever

Petr Cech has now kept a whopping 170 cleans sheets - more than any other goalkeeper in Premier League history. The former Chelsea player has...

The man in the middle – Brighton 2 Arsenal 3...

We take a look at how Michael Oliver and his assistants got on during Arsenal's FA Cup win at the AMEX against Brighton.

Arsenal get Sutton United away in FA Cup draw

FA Cup Draw
Arsenal have been drawn against Sutton United in the 5th round of this year's FA Cup.

Ozil shows his genius – Arsenal player ratings v Everton

Who was the standout player for Arsenal in their 2-0 home win over Everton on Sunday?

Result – Brighton 2 Arsenal 3

Arsenal travelled to Brighton for their Fourth Round FA Cup tie knowing a win would see them progress while the majority of the big boys stumbled.

Loan watch: Arsenal man barely gets look in during Champions League...

Joel Campbell's loan club, Sporting, lost against Real Madrid 2-1 in the Champions League.

Stats show Giroud is the best header of a ball in...

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has often been criticised for his ability in front of goal, but the Frenchman has netted six times since the...

Impressive stat when Özil and Walcott both start

Arsenal stats
Since Mesut Özil arrived in London in September 2013, the idea of him threading the ball through to Mesut Özil has been mouthwatering but...

Loan watch: Unfit Arsenal man benched for Champions League qualifier

Surprisingly (to us, at least), Wojciech Szczesny didn't start during Roma's Champions League qualifying match against Porto, which his loan team drew 1-1.

How is he in the team? Arsenal fans question this player's...

Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott was anonymous against West Brom and Twitter didn't hold back in its criticism of the inconsistent forward.

Watch: Arsenal man scores brilliant volley for France

Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny both featured in France's 3-2 win over Cameroon, with the big striker even scoring.

Burnley vs Arsenal preview: Gunners aim to continue momentum

Arsenal preview Burnley
Having extended our unbeaten run to eight matches in all competitions, as well as four consecutive league victories, it's fair to say that Arsenal are beginning to build momentum with the month of October having begun this weekend.

What’s happened since Arsenal and Southampton last met?

Arsenal v Southampton
Arsenal welcome Southampton to the Emirates tonight for the EFL Cup quarter final. Here's how the two sides have done since they last met.

In focus: Coquelin’s destructive performance against Liverpool

Francis Coquelin was at his destructive best against Liverpool. Enjoy his individual highlights.

International boss refuses to rest tired Arsenal star

Alexis Sánchez' problem is, he's like a child. He won't do what's best for himself in the long run, nor will he think of his...

Stat that proves Arsenal striker cannot leave

Olivier Giroud netted Arsenal's 37th Premier League hat-trick - more than anyone else in the League.

Watch: Arsenal midfielder key for country, scores beautiful goal and wins...

Aaron Ramsey was Wales' key man in his country's 3-0 win against Russia.

Watch: Arsenal man poor for country, misplaces 8 passes

Jack Wilshere was given his first start of the Euros against Slovakia and his lack of playing time showed.

Arsenal star helps Germany through to final (video)

After scoring six goals in four appearances, if you were going to put money on one player to score to put Germany through the final of the Olympic's football tournament, it would be Serge Gnabry.

Everything Arsenal need to know to beat Spurs

Arsenal travel to Tottenham on Saturday, so what do we know about them? Here's their factfile.

Ramsey looks forward to more after 150th league appearance

Aaron Ramsey celebrated his 150th Premier League appearance for Arsenal with a goal against Burnley.

Ozil and Vardy in top ten best selling Euro ‘hero’ shirts

Mesut Ozil might get a lot of stick from people in England, but he’s still one of the best supported players in the world.

Arsenal well below par, Tottenham still fail to win

Alexis Sanchez v Tottenham
Arsenal had to be happy with just a point when they faced Tottenham at the Emirates on Sunday.

Arsenal smash Sunderland to keep FA Cup record going [with goals]

Arsene Wenger continued his amazing run of never losing a third round tie in the FA Cup by beating Sunderland to progress in the competition the...

Watch: Arsenal goalkeeper saves penalty days after Petr Cech lets one...

Wojciech Szczesny
While Petr Cech is letting in penalties for fun, Wojciech Szczesny is on loan at Roma saving them.

Stats: Mesut Özil sets a Premier League record

Another Arsenal game, another Mesut Özil assist. 11 Premier League appearances this season and he has assisted 10 Arsenal goals, more than any other player...

Who is in action for Arsenal, when and where – loan,...

Jack Wilshere
Arsenal's first team travel to the Liberty Stadium to face Swansea on Saturday but who else is in action this weekend?

Rival manager impressed by Arsenal's transfer window

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has defended the way Arsenal went about their business in the recent transfer window. Over the course of the summer,...

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...

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?

Not Coquelin: Surprising player makes most tackles v West Brom

Mesut Ozil once again demonstrated that he is doing nothing more than 'nicking a living' by putting in more tackles on the final league...

Goalkeeper: North London Derby is must-win for both teams

Petr Cech recognises that Saturday's North London Derby is a must-win for both in teams in terms of the title race. Spurs lost their previous...

Spanish midfielder: This England star is a joy to watch

Santi Cazorla has described Jack Wilshere as a 'joy to watch' recently while the 24-year-old is away in France for the Euros.

Highlights: Arsenal fall foul of Anderlecht once again

Arsenal’s u19s were dumped out of the UEFA Youth League on Tuesday after they lost 2-0 to Anderlecht A first-half brace from Jorn Vancamp meant that...

Liverpool manager: It’s not just away, it’s away at Arsenal

One of the most frustrating things about Jurgen Klopp is that he is the Liverpool manager which means despite being inclined to like him a lot, we must, MUST force ourselves not to for the good of all that is holy in football.

Arsenal forward: I’ve given my best, I don’t know why I...

Joel Campbell
Joel Campbell doesn’t know why he hasn’t seen much action during his loan with Sporting this season, saying he has given his best.

Play Arsene Wenger bingo with his post-Everton interview

Arsene Wenger met with the press immediately after his side's win against Everton at the Emirates on Saturday evening. Ending the Toffee's unbeaten record away...

Wilshere: I'm happy for him

After struggling to get a place in our starting 11 for years, goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski decided it was time to call it a day...

Ozil on finishing above Tottenham, Leciester and being PotS

Mesut Ozil has revealed that finishing above Tottenham was a 'nice end to the campaign but that he would have preferred to win the league.

Wenger praises Manchester United youngster Marcus Rashford

With Wayne Rooney out and Anthony Martial injured during the warm up, Manchester United badly needed a striker to step up on Thursday night. At...

Predicted 4-2-3-1 Arsenal lineup v Crystal Palace

Arsenal predicted lineup
Arsenal welcome Crystal Palace to the Emirates for the first match of 2017 and they will be without seven players for the game. This is how we think Arsenal will lineup for the game.

Four changes: Arsenal predicted lineup v Chelsea

Chelsea arrive at the Emirates looking to move one step closer to another title won by boring people into submission. It's a chance for this...

Player focus: Ospina proves safe hands for Arsenal against Burnley

In a game where Arsenal had the most of the ball possession, David Ospina had a good game overall in Arsenal's 2-1 win against Burnley. As...

Sanchez insists on playing as Arsenal ease to victory over Hull

Arsenal eased past Hull and into the fourth round of the FA Cup after a professional display at the Emirates. Goals from Per Mertesacker (from a...

Watch: Arsenal defender provides world class assist for Valencia man

Hector Bellerin
There were doubts over Hector Bellerin's fitness after he picked up a knock against San Marino but he appears fit and well after he played a full 90 minutes for Spain's u21s against Estonia.

Arsenal new boy assures furious fans - 'The best is yet...

Mohamed Elneny has done his best to reassure disgruntled Arsenal fans following our 3-3 draw with West Ham on Saturday.

Arsenal's new striker sees perfectly good goal not given in 'shock'...

Takuma Asano had to watch on as a he scored a perfectly good goal for Japan that was not given as the officials did not think it crossed the line.

Arsenal player focus: Ozil divides opinion despite stats matching Manchester City...

Although Leroy Sane has been receiving all the plaudits following Arsenal and Manchester City's 2-2 draw, Mesut Ozil had a better game than will be reported.

Manchester City star races to be fit for Arsenal game

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany pulled up early during their Champions League game against Dynamo Kyiv on Tuesday night and faces over a month...

Chambers starts for Middlesbrough as referee makes mockery of Xhaka red...

Calum Chambers started for Middlesbrough as they lost to Watford on Sunday afternoon but the big talking point was the way the referee handled a situation that was quite similar to the one which saw Jon Moss send Granit Xhaka off against Swansea.

Ramsey: Playing Manchester City at Wembley 'feels different'

Aaron Ramsey insists that although the build-up to a match at Wembley is the same throughout the week, once you get there, it's different.

Ramsey – This is what I think of Cavani’s attempted punch

Aaron Ramsey and Edinson Cavani
Edinson Cavani was so unimpressed that Arsenal were awarded a penalty on Wednesday night that he tried to punch Aaron Ramsey to express his feelings of displeasure.

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.

Why Arsenal are lucky with the referee appointment for Manchester United...

Michael Oliver will take charge of Manchester United v Arsenal, so what can we expect?

Alarming Aaron Ramsey and Wojciech Szczesny stat

There are some lists you don't want to be on. This is one of them for Aaron Ramsey and Wojciech Szczesny.

Massive Arsenal boost - Alexis Sanchez won't go to China

Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sanchez hasn't been called up for Chile for the China Cup in January.

Watch: Wenger laughs off Manchester United manager's ‘break his face’ comments

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday morning ahead of the game against Chelsea on Saturday afternoon and they tried to get him to react to Jose Mourinho's explosive comments.

Stunning tricks, first goals, superb passes + more – Arsenal international...

Arsenal international duty
With the international break in full swing, we take a look at the first-team players (including those out on-loan) who were called up to their respective countries in recent days.

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...

Welbeck: It’s difficult to handle

Danny Welbeck says that it is ‘difficult to handle’ how Arsenal’s title challenge has faded this season.

Giroud hails ‘team cohesion’ after huge win

Olivier Giroud has hailed Arsenal's 'team cohesion' after our huge 4-0 win over Hull in the FA Cup. It was our most convincing win for...

Bournemouth blow 3-0 lead to abject Arsenal

Arsenal dropped points in yet another winnable game, allowing the Premier League title to slip further from their grasp... but at least we got a point.

Arsenal defender shuts up critics with massive performance

Vice-captain Per Mertesacker led the team out against Bayern Munich on Tuesday, before delivering one of his best performances in an Arsenal shirt. The German...

Is Wenger set to get his tactics wrong against Leicester?

Arsene Wenger's pre-game presser has left me scratching my head about the tactics that will be employed against Leicester City. It looks like he will...

Manchester City v Arsenal – here’s to an Alexis Sanchez masterclass

A week between Arsenal games is never too enjoyable as far as I’m concerned, but it’s certainly easier to stomach when a performance is...

Abject Arsenal get lucky at Old Trafford

Arsene Wenger Jose Mourinho
Arsenal somehow managed to get a poit at Old Trafford despite stinking the place up

Loan watch: Arsenal loanee benched for European clash

Wojciech Szczesny was an unused substitute for Roma's 1-1 draw with Plzen in the Europa League on Thursday night.

Arsenal frontman: I was a bit annoyed

Danny Welbeck returned to Arsenal side on Sunday with a massive, 95th minute, bang that could well give Arsenal the shove they need towards...

Analysis: UEFA Youth League is Chris Willock’s chance to shine

Having officially turned professional in February of this year, Chris Willock is a talented youngster patiently hoping for his chance to progress through the...

Iwobi named in provisional Nigeria Olympics squad

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Alex Iwobi has been included in the provisional Nigeria Olympic squad for the games this summer in Rio.

Loan watch: Manager forced into making half time substitution of Arsenal...

Maitland-Niles picks up first yellow card for Ipswich.

Manchester City manager admires Arsenal and Wenger's relationship

Rumour has it Pep Guardiola won't be manager of FC Bayern Munich for much longer. The Spaniard has been long courted by Manchester City, and...

Watford striker targets Wembley ahead of Arsenal clash

Watford's Troy Deeney isn't getting too ahead of himself going into the Hornets' FA Cup quarter-final clash at the Emirates on Sunday. The striker admitted...

'He's the best' - Real Madrid playmaker hails out-of-favour Arsenal goalkeeper

Colombian midfielder, James Rodriguez, speaks very highly of his compatriot, David Ospina.

Wenger to give players days off this week but won’t rotate

After Saturday's win against Newcastle United, Arsenal players could relax for the first time in a few weeks. A busy period came to a close...

Stat: Arsenal have worst London derby record for half a century

Arsenal are currently 'enjoying' their worst season against fellow London teams since the 1960s.

Arsenal haven’t scored against Chelsea since signing Mesut Özil

Arsenal stats
Mesut Özil signed for Arsenal in September 2013, eight months after the Gunners' most recent Premier League goal against Chelsea. Unbelievable, isn't it? One goal...

So predictable! Arsenal v Sunderland reactions

Another week, another bus came an went. In addition to our extensive pre-match coverage of the game, we got our writers together for a short...

Wenger: Leicester were remarkable but…

Although Arsene Wenger acknowledged that Leicester City have been remarkable this season, he also pointed out how they had fewer fixtures than a lot of teams.

Arsenal’s inability to hold on to a lead rendered in GIF...

On Saturday afternoon Arsenal fans watched on as their side threw away two points at the Boleyn Ground. Here it is represented in GIF form.

Wenger: He has done extremely well

Arsene Wenger has revealed that he believes Quique Sanchez Flores has exceeded expectations at Watford this season.

Three England players selected in the FIFA all stars team

Goalkeeper Karen Bardsley alongside defenders Stephanie Houghton and Lucy Bronze were selected among the 23 strong FIFA all star squad. It does not come as...

Wilshere gets the nod from Wenger for semi-final squad

Jack Wilshere will return to the Arsenal squad for the FA Cup semi-final against Reading. The midfielder, who has been out of action since he...

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...

Walcott to start: Predicted lineup v Reading

Arsenal go into their FA Cup semi final against Reading with almost a fit squad. That being said, we know that we will see some...

Serge Gnabry: It makes me very happy

Serge Gnabry has said he was ‘very happy’ to score for Germany against Mexico in their Rio Olympics opener as the sides drew 2-2.

Result: Arsenal face uphill struggle at Camp Nou after defeat at...

Despite a valiant effort, Arsenal just didn't have enough to keep Barcelona out. An impressive display put together by Red Action kicked the game off...

Arsenal with no Friend in referee for Swansea game

Kevin Friend takes charge of Arsenal's game against Swansea on Monday night, so what can the Gunners expect? Well, Friend last refereed an Arsenal game...

Loan watch: Jenkinson finally scores and helps West Ham United earn...

After having a rocky time on loan, Carl Jenkinson has finally scored for West Ham! The defender, who in now well into his second season with...

Loan watch: Szczesny targets title and Roma win

A return to Serie A football saw Wojciech Szczesny win with Roma on Sunday. The Italian club had a disappointing time in midweek, losing to...

Wenger hints that beating Manchester City could lead to transfers or...

The season has been an arduous one and, like Arsenal, Manchester City will have regrets, but Arsène Wenger believes the game is still a crucial one.

Sunday Arsenal recap: Lacazette injured, Liverpool latest + bitter-sweet Manchester City...

On Sunday, we shifted our attention over the Liverpool after they beat Barcelona 4-0 and, as always, delved into the biggest transfer rumours so you don't have to.

Wilshere declares himself 100% fit ahead of Euros

Starting an England game for the first time in nearly a year, Jack Wilshere came through 65 minutes on Sunday.

Arsenal throw away win but salvage draw in north London derby

A rollercoaster of a north London derby saw Arsenal take the lead through Aaron Ramsey before allowing Spurs back in before the game finally...

Nicking a living? Mesut Ozil does this more in England than...

Mesut Ozil’s form at the minute is awful, I think we can all agree on that.

Analysis: Arsenal should avoid Napoli star

  by Mosope Ominiyi For a side to challenge for the Premier League title, they need quite a few components. Firstly, they need to establish consistency. The...

Southampton v Arsenal: Can the Gunners keep spirits high?

Arsenal match preview
After Monday night's superb and uplifting win against Manchester City, it has felt very much like Arsenal are favourites for the title. Maybe that should...

Arsenal predicted 4-2-3-1 v Manchester City: Back 3 abandoned

Arsenal travel to Wembley to face Manchester City on Sunday for a place in the FA Cup final.

‘We can beat Bayern!’ Arsenal's £35m sigining shows he’s new to...

Shkodran Mustafi v Manchester united
Shkodran Mustafi is confident that Arsenal can get a result when they face Bayern Munich in the Allianz on Wednesday night showing just how new he is to life in the last 16 of the competition with Arsenal.

Rival watch: Costa snatches points as Chelsea leapfrog Arsenal

from Arsenal's opposition
Despite a tense afternoon on Sunday lunchtime, Chelsea fought hard and eventually snatched a 1-0 win over a resolute West Brom side, who defended well collectively for sustained periods but were punished for a costly second half mistake.

Quick watch: Iwobi scores with a volley for Nigeria

Alex Iwobi has scored his first international goal as he gave Nigeria the lead against Zambia.

Player ratings: Xhaka scores screamer while Alexis and Walcott impress v...

The scoreline may be flatting but at least Arsenal managed to net four against Hull.

Szczesny and Fabianski picked but Poland will drop one goalkeeper for...

Wojciech Szczesny
Poland named a provisional squad for Euro 2016 on Thursday and Wojciech Szczesny made the cut.

Ospina – Manchester United man is an 'excellent forward'

David Ospina has been speaking about his countryman ahead of the FA Cup quarter final clash against Manchester United.

Ospina's error have forced UEFA to change fifth official rules

Sorry to re-visit it, but one day we might look back and laugh. Arsenal had equalised against Greek champions Olympiacos when, shortly before half-time, a...

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 lineup v Hull – Power over pace

Arsenal predicted lineup
It's Premier League time and this week we're facing Hull who come to the Emirates with a big bag of banana skins.

Two changes – Arsenal predicted XI v Everton

How many will Arsene Wenger drop? How many will he stick with? We try to work out what's going on in the manager's mind.

"I invite you to come with us and see the consequences"...

Arsene Wenger v PSG
Arsene Wenger spoke with the press immediately after his side's win over Basel and PSG's draw in Paris.

Bilic and van Gaal target Arsenal after wins for West Ham...

Wins for West Ham United and Manchester United on Wednesday evening have piled even more pressure on Arsenal ahead of Thursday's clash against West Bromwich Albion.

Chelsea man 'No matter what is said, Arsenal will always be...

Cesc Fabregas is hoping that his display against Leicester will see him handed a start in Antonio Conte’s side when Chelsea rock up at the Emirates this weekend.

Arsenal player ratings v Crystal Palace

After an odd 2-1 win away to Crystal Palace, how did the players do on an individual basis?

Loan review: Wolves expert believes silly mistakes will cost Arsenal loanee

As the season comes to a close, Arsenal's loanees will start returning to the club. With the immediate futures of David Ospina and Wojciech Szczesny...

'He will play for us' - Arsenal v Bournemouth preview

Arsenal v Bournemouth
After an ultimately underwhelming draw against PSG in midweek, Arsenal return to Premier League action aiming to finish the doomed month of November off in memorable fashion at the Emirates.

Crazy Mesut Ozil stat

Every since Mesut Ozil signed for Arsenal two seasons ago, it has been illegal to mention his name without prefixing it with his pricetag (we're...

Two huge injury boosts for Chelsea as stars return to face...

Chelsea have received two huge boosts ahead of Sunday's Premier League game at the Emirates Stadium. Speaking to the media on Friday, Guus Hiddink confirmed...

Arsenal defender unused sub as Olympics football gets underway

Germany opened their 2016 Rio Olympics tournament with a huge 6 - 1 win over lower ranked Zimbabwe while Arsenal's defender, Josephine Henning stayed on the bench for the whole game.

Arsenal midfielder admits he’s not fit

Jon Toral
Jon Toral has admitted that he’s not fully fit after a poor loan spell in Spain which saw him play only 267 minutes in the league.

Player focus: Koscielny helps France to first cleansheet

With France winning 2-0, it was the first clean sheet for the French defence in the tournament.

Brighton 2 Arsenal 3 – Gunners give themselves a scare

If it was easy, it wouldn’t be Arsenal, right? The fact was, for the best part 60 minutes of this FA Cup fourth round game...

Arsenal man loving life on loan so much he wants to...

video
Krstian Bielik is absolutely loving his life at Birmingham City on loan, saying he’d ‘love to stay longer’ in the Championship.

Official teams: Watford v Arsenal

Arsenal team news
Following the international break, Arsenal are back in Premier League action with a trip to Vicarage Road on Saturday evening. Watford have been strong at...

Ramsey looking forward to a ‘little breather’

Aaron Ramsey is looking forward to a change of pace with his national side after a hectic few weeks with Arsenal.

Loan watch: Four Arsenal men start, Akpom unlucky

Arsenal's loanees have featured less as the season has gone on but Mathieu Debuchy, Isaac Hayden, Chuba Akpom all started during the weekend.

Wenger – This will influence my Arsenal team selection against Lincoln

Arsene Wenger has admitted that the physical presence of some of the Lincoln players will influence his own team selection.

Wenger refuses to fault Arsenal after embarrassing Manchester United loss

Arsene Wenger claimed that you can't fault the Arsenal spirit following our frankly embarrassing 3-2 loss to one of the worst Manchester United teams...

Rival striker admits Arsenal play the best football in England

Watford striker Odion Ighalo has admitted nobody in England plays better football than Arsenal ahead of Saturday's clash. The two teams meet at Vicarage Road...

Player Focus: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain – the good, the bad and the...

“I don’t know if I’m more worried cause Mesut is injured or cause Ox is starting.” So said Daily Cannon’s own graphics guru Anita Sambol...

Wenger refuses to rise to Manchester United manager's nastiness but still...

Arsene Wenger met with reporters on Friday morning and it was inevitable that someone would ask him about Jose Mourinho's comments about 'breaking his face'.

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.

Predicted XI: North London derby saviour to start at West Brom?

Arsenal predicted lineup
The Premier League is back and Arsenal don't have any injuries from the international break. Amazing! Meanwhile, some players have not regained fitness to take...

Arsenal dominate Crystal Palace but ride their luck

Arsenal got their first points of the new season on the board with a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Sunday. Making two changes to the starting...

Walcott: Wilshere moans all the time

As an Arsenal FC Vitalilty Ambassador, Theo Walcott did a little Q & A session with our Player of the Month sponsors. The winger, who...

Arsenal make more subs than opposition – the stats

Arsenal substitutions
It’s well known that Arsene Wenger rarely reaches for his subs before the 70 minute mark, but did you know he’s made more changes than the opposition this season?

Sanogo returns to help u23s beat Tottenham – with Sanogoal

Goals from the returning Yaya Sanogo and winger, Reiss Nelson, ensured Arsenal u23s were 2-0 winners over Tottenham on Friday afternoon.

Proof Arsenal’s goal against Burnley was not handball

fact check
When is a handball not a handball? When you know the laws of the game.

Loan watch: Gunners provide assists and keep clean sheets in Championship

Another successful weekend for Arsenal, and the loanees didn't do too bad either. Three Arsenal youngsters started for three Championship clubs, picking up seven points and...

Result: Abject Arsenal throw away chance to go top against Chelsea

Arsenal were in control for all of 30 seconds at the beginning of the first half against Chelsea. After this, Chelsea began to get forward...

Wenger says squad united for Barcelona, but that’s not Arsenal’s real...

Arsene Wenger has just met with the press ahead of his side’s trip to hell on Wednesday night. Widely expected to get a spanking, Arsenal...

Ramsey: I’ve watched cup final goal a lot of times

After a long wait for a trophy, Arsenal finally won the FA Cup in May 2014. A 2-0 deficit in the early stages of the...

Predicted XI v Southampton: Arsenal almost full strength at last

Arsenal predicted lineup
After resting players and starting Francis Coquelin and Alexis Sánchez at the weekend, Arsenal must be the closest they've been to full strength for...

Leicester enjoying title race – unlike Arsenal

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

Arsenal fan tweets as they crash and burn against Crystal Palace

Arsenal turned in another pathetic performance in the Premier League as they lost to Crystal Palace in the most predictable fashion.

Arsenal boys suffer Euro disappointment

Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny suffered a huge disappointment at the hands of Portugal in the Euro final.

Ranieri calls for focus as Leicester enter ‘home straight’ ahead of...

from Arsenal's opposition
Claudio Ranieri has called on his side to be focused as they head into the home stretch of the Premier League title race. Leicester picked...

Assessed: Shkodran Mustafi's Arsenal debut

Shkodran Mustafi made his first start for the club in what was an assured performance at right-centre back alongside Laurent Koscielny.

Welbeck out with knee problem: Hull v Arsenal teams

Arsenal travel to Hull knowing that a point will seal St Totteringham's Day for the umpteenth year in a row. With Manchester United also losing...

In focus: Aaron Ramsey v Manchester United

After having a hard time playing out on the wing against Man United, a position the midfielder doesn't usually like to play in, Aaron...

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,...

Exclusive Frances Steele speaks with Daily Cannon

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

Bad news for Arsenal as Mike Dean will be at Old...

Arsenal fans thought they were getting a Dean-free afternoon at Old Trafford. They were wrong...

Arsenal predicted XI v Burnley – Iwobi and Cech back in

Arsenal predicted lineup
Despite Arsenal's success against Basel midweek, it's likely that we'll revert back to the previous starting XI that beat Chelsea when we face Burnley on Sunday.

Wenger: It sometimes helps not to go too far in Champions...

The draw for the Champions League takes place later today and Arsenal, as we know, will be in pot 2 instead of taking their...

Why a result was always the important thing for Arsenal, not...

Another weekend, another Sunday game, another three points. In addition to our extensive pre-match coverage of the game, we got our writers together for a...

Arsenal forward reveals he could play in Germany next season

Takuma Asano
Arsenal’s Takuma Asano has revealed that he is aiming to hit double digits in goals this season for the first time and that his loan deal has an option which could see him remain in Germany.

Vermaelen is right to say he would celebrate against Arsenal

You know what, refusing to celebrate is one of the most ridiculous things in 'the modern game'. I am very much an advocate of modern...

Stat: Čech did what no Arsenal goalkeeper has done in six...

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Čech has only made three Premier League appearances for the club, but has already done something pretty impressive. The goalkeeper made eight...

Cech joining Chelsea and not Arsenal was a blessing in disguise

Arsene Wenger has tried to sign Petr Cech on three occasions. The first time, when Cech was just 19, was thwarted by work permit issues....

Arsenal pass-master impresses again

It was an anticlimax, but France and Switzerland both progress to the final 16 of the Euros.

Wenger hails development of his 'key' long-term servant

Wednesday marked 10 years at Arsenal for Theo Walcott, and Arsène Wenger has been full of praise for the England forward. After signing for Arsenal...

Arsenal to make five changes for FA Cup game – predicted...

With Arsenal expected to make a number of changes against Middlesbrough for their FA Cup game, how will they lineup at the Emirates?

Nine things we learned as Arsenal crashed against Liverpool

The season might be new, but the Arsenal story, alas, is not. Here are nine things we learned as Arsenal lost at home to Liverpool

Player ratings: Flamini costs Arsenal against Barcelona

2-0 at home to Barcelona, and I can't get over the fact it could have been much different. This feels way too familiar! Even though from...

Infograph: Can Stoke City end bad streak v Arsenal?

Stoke don't have the best record when traveling to Arsenal but can they put an end to that on Saturday?

Arsenal player ratings - Ozil and Alexis shine against Lincoln

Arsenal player ratings
It was another good FA Cup match for Arsenal, and slightly less frustrating than Sutton although it didn't start too well.

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.

Ozil out, Elneny in – Official Stoke v Arsenal teams

Arsenal team news
Arsenal travel to Stoke today knowing that three points will take them back to the top of the table ahead of Leicester City and...

Loan watch: Szczesny solid but Roma falter against Torino

Wojciech Szczesny was on the losing side as Roma suffered a surprise 3-1 away defeat at the hands of Torino on Sunday afternoon.

Wenger: We dominated Manchester United and could have won

Although Arsenal displayed a lacklustre performance in the first half, without even having an attempt on the Man United goal, Arsene Wenger believes the...

Look: Arsenal man glad to be back training

Petr Cech is 'glad to be back' training at London Colney ahead of our pre-season match against RC Lens on Friday.

Wenger explains why Arsenal didn’t beat Tottenham

Arsene Wenger
Despite all of the pre-match anticipation and excitement, the north London derby was not a memorable one for Arsenal. Arsene Wenger explains what went wrong.

Mertesacker hails ‘arguing culture’ for Arsenal success against big teams

Per Mertesacker reveals that Arsenal being embarrassed by the big sides last season made them bring back the 'arguing culture'.

Loan watch: Arsenal players face more frustration

Arsenal loan watch
Glen Kamara was Arsenal's only player to start for their loanee side in Saturday's round of fixtures across Europe.

Watch: Wenger optimistic on new arrivals ahead of deadline day

Arsene Wenger spoke to the press immediately after the final whistle at Newcastle on Saturday afternoon. The boss hailed the maturity and intelligence of his side...

‘I was playing until Arsenal man arrived on loan’

Roma’s goalkeeper, Alisson, seems a bit put out by the arrival of Wojciech Szczesny in the city after he lost his place and ended up on the bench.

Watch: Hull adopt Manchester United man's trick to win penalty against...

On Saturday, as Arsenal spanked Hull, Diemerci Mbokani won a penalty against Arsenal employing the technique perfected by Manchester United and England's Wayne Rooney.

Look: The frustrated faces of Olivier Giroud v Albania

With France struggling, again, to score goals and relying on a late winner, it was a frustrating night for Olivier Giroud against Albania on Wednesday.

German midfielder knows he faces a fight to get in Arsenal...

Serge Gnabry is getting ready to help Arsenal in the second half of the season and is fully over his knee injury.

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.

Boss hails ‘classy’ midfield star after Liverpool win

Arsene Wenger has been singing Mesut Ozil's praises after his performance against Liverpool.

Wenger: He’s an important player for us

With Arsenal set to rotate against Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League with Chelsea on the horizon, there is one man Arsene Wenger won't be...

Tomas Rosicky confirms future plans after leaving Arsenal

Tomas Rosicky will not be hanging up his boots despite leaving Arsenal and heading to the Euros without a club.

Arsene Wenger's 45th game against Tottenham set to be a cracker

Arsenal travel to Tottenham on Saturday for the north London derby. Read our match preview here.

Arsenal looking to avoid unwanted record against Sunderland

Arsenal go into the game against Sunderland on Wednesday night knowing that a point will all-but secure automatic Champions League qualification. The Black Cats also...

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?

Tottenham boss: North London Derby is worth more than three points

Mauricio Pochettino spoke to the press ahead of the North London Derby and admitted the game means far more than three points. The North London...

Loan watch: Szczesny concedes four, Akpom scores (video)

As Arsenal were securing a famous victory against Bayern Munich, on-loan goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny wasn't having quite as much joy against another German opponent. Szczesny's...

Loan watch: One Arsenal youngster shines while another gets injured

Four Arsenal loan players featured for their teams on Saturday. Here's how they got on. Gedion Zelalem The youngster came on for Rangers in the 77th minute...

Wenger: I told midfielder he won't play

Mathieu Flamini was the shock north London derby hero on Wednesday night, netting both goals in Arsenal's 2-1 defeat of Tottenham Hotspur. The Frenchman was...

Player focus: Elneny divides opinion with his display v Manchester United

Mohamed Elneny v Manchester United
Among the talking points after Arsenal's draw at Old Trafford was the midfield partnership of Coquelin and Elneny.

Early Hull v Arsenal team news – Ankle injury rules forward...

Hull might have been set to make a number of changes, but they’ll be forced to make another after Shaun Maloney picked up an...

Monaco pay homage to Arsene Wenger with gift

Monaco have welcomed Arsene Wenger back to the club he used to manage with a specially-made gift

Manchester City blow - Key midfielder out for Arsenal clash

Ilkay Gundogan,
On Sunday, Arsenal travel to Manchester City but it appears the Blues will be without another one of their star players.

Player ratings: Arsenal's young guns fire home as Gunners beat Manchester...

Alex Iwobi what once again fantastic during Arsenal's 3-2 win over Manchester City.

Who is Alex Iwobi?

by Nia Griffiths After scoring his debut senior goal against Lyon in the Emirates Cup, Alex Iwobi has peeked interest throughout the footballing world -...

Arsenal loan watch: MOTM performance and rare starts

Arsenal loan watch
There were less minutes for Arsenal's crop of players out on-loan across Europe, but a handful still have matches left to complete this weekend.

Wenger: ‘Absolutely technically exceptional’

Arsene Wenger can be forgiven if he felt a bit smug after his side's 4-1 win over the former leader of the Orcs and...

Everything you need to know about the referee for Palace v...

Ahead of Arsenal's game against Crystal Palace in the Premier League, we take a look at the referee who will be in charge,

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...

Wenger: Arsenal were shocked that Burnley scored

Arsene Wenger admitted after our 2-1 win against Burnley in the FA Cup that Arsenal were initially left in a state of shock by...

Arsenal drawn against Middlesbrough in the FA Cup

The FA Cup draw for the fifth round took place on Monday. Find out more here.

Ramsey poses with man of the match award

A brilliant first half performance from Aaron Ramsey on Sunday was enough to earn him man of the match as Arsenal strolled to a...

World Cup Group E and F round up

by Sylvain Jamet in Moncton, Canada We have made it to the final games of Matchday 1. Top seeded teams France and Brazil won their first...

Pochettino sends out warning to Arsenal and Leicester

Tottenham’s manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has warned Arsenal and Leicester that after the international break his side will be able to prepare for games in...

Arsenal stars sending support to England Ladies

by Lewis Ambrose As I'm sure you're aware by now, the England Women's team are in the World Cup semi-finals. In case anybody is wondering coverage...

Alexis Sanchez had more shots than any other player v West...

Alexis Sanchez
It may not surprise you in the slightest but Alexis Sanchez has more shots, on target or otherwise, than any other player for either Arsenal or West Ham during the Gunners' 5-1 win.

‘He came and said sorry to me in the dressing room’...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has revealed that Theo Walcott apologised to him in the dressing room after missing two glorious chances seal his own hattrick and register a much-needed assist for the Ox.

Stats: Arsenal’s horrific record when conceding first

Arsenal stats
After seeing out a comfortable 3-0 win against Swansea City last weekend, we looked at a pretty impressive and valuable stat. When taking the lead...

Watch: Talented Arsenal youngster grabs great assist then concedes penalty

Ainsley Maitland-Niles grabbed an assist and conceded a late penalty as Ipswich drew 2-2 at Bolton on Tuesday night. The Arsenal youngster lofted in a...

Evidence: Diego Costa should have received 8 cards in Chelsea v...

It's pretty clear that Diego Costa was lucky to stay on the pitch on Saturday afternoon. Mike Dean's refereeing performance, which saw Arsenal receive two...

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...

Player focus: Alexis Sanchez superb and influential as usual against West...

Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sánchez was at his superlative best: netting a well-taken hattrick, creating an assist as well as numerous promising chances too during Arsenal's 5-1 thrashing over West Ham on Saturday evening.

Player focus: Granit Xhaka shows off his great balls

Granit Xhaka announced himself to the watching world on Saturday when he displayed his vast, precise and incisive range of passing, his ability to read the game, position himself for maximum effect and generally act like the midfielder we've been crying about needing for around 10 years.

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...

Player focus: Xhaka shows why Arsenal bought him against West...

Granit Xhaka was once again Arsenal's stand-out passmaster against West Ham on Wednesday night.

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.

Mark Hughes aims to replicate Manchester United result against Arsenal

Mark Hughes
Stoke City boss, Mark Hughes, is hoping to replicate the Potters' draw away to Manchester United earlier in the season against Arsenal on Saturday.

Manchester United defeat saw two landmark moments as Arsenal ran riot

Arsenal stats
A 3-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday saw Arsenal reach an Emirates Stadium landmark. The third goal, brilliantly scored by Alexis Sánchez, was the...

Watch: Zelalem scores then shushes Celtic fans as Rangers win derby

Coming off the bench in a Scottish cup semi-final and his first Old Firm Derby, Gedion Zelalem would've been excused had the occasion bugged him a little.

More right than wrong - Daily Cannon reacts

A rare 3pm Saturday game for Arsenal this week saw the Gunners reclaim a top four spot. In addition to our extensive pre-match coverage of...

Wenger's Olympiacos plan b ready and waiting

Coming off the bench for around half an hour on Saturday, the return of Theo Walcott was a huge boost for Arsenal. Though he scored...

All Arsenal need to know to close in on second place

Arsenal welcome Swansea to the Emirates on Monday night knowing that a win will move them ever closer to their highest league finish in...

Everton to become second team in a week to use Arsenal

from Arsenal's opposition
After losing to Manchester United last weekend, Everton will be looking to make a point against Arsenal when the two sides meet at the...

Wenger dismisses transfer suggestion

by Lewis Ambrose During Tuesday's press conference Arsène Wenger dismissed a rumour linking Calum Chambers with a loan move away from the club. Chambers signed for...

Arsenal to play Manchester City in FA Cup semi-final

FA Cup Draw
Arsenal have been drawn against xxx in the FA Cup semi-final. The game will take place on the weekend of 22 and 23 April, 2017. With...

Arsenal man still not trusted to play full 90 minutes

Takuma Asano
Takuma Asano played just over 70 minutes in VfB Stuttgart's 2-1 home win over 1860 Munich on Friday afternoon.

Predicted 4-2-3-1 Arsenal lineup v West Brom

Arsenal predicted lineup
It’s Boxing Day and our lighter-than-usual festive schedule kicks off against West Brom, so how will Arsenal line up?

New boss praises Arsenal's talented teen after move confirmed

Arsenal's 18-year-old creative midfielder, Gedion Zelalem, has joined Scottish side Rangers on a loan spell - initially up until January with a possible extension...

Arsenal receive massive boost ahead of Bayern Munich game

from Arsenal's opposition
It had been reported on Sunday that Arjen Robben had returned from injury and had travelled with the Germans to London to face Arsenal...

Injury scares hit for Halloween – Swansea City v Arsenal preview

Arsenal v swansea
Halloween occurs on Saturday, when Arsenal face Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium. The Gunners lost to the Welsh outfit twice last season and head...

170 goals: Middlesbrough v Arsenal since they last met

Calum Chambers
Arsenal travel to Middlesbrough on Monday night hoping to arrest a slide of four successive away defeats.

Look: Midfielder returns to join Arsenal first team training

Arsenal welcome Watford to the Emirates on Saturday afternoon hoping to do a lot better than they did when the sides last faced each other. See the Gunners getting ready here.

Arsene Wenger looking to go unbeaten

by Lee Hurley Arsene Wenger is targeting perfect pre-season with the Gunners to get their real season off to the best possible start. Currently in Singapore...

Watch: Xhaka’s Switzerland highlights v Moldova

Granit Xhaka started and played 70 minutes as the Swiss lost 1-2 against Moldova.

Iwobi starts, Walcott benched again - Everton v Arsenal official teams

Arsenal team news
If ever there was a game with a whole season riding on it, then this is it. Arsenal travel to Everton knowing that failure to...

Mourinho – Manchester United were ‘phenomenal’ against Arsenal & 'unluckiest team...

Sad Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho met with the press after the final whistle on Saturday and he was not pleased with the result.

Video - Wenger on Ozil, Walcott, Sanchez, deadline day + more

Arsene Wenger speaks Ozil, Sanchez, Walcott, deadline day, the title race, Aston Villa and more.

Tottenham hotshot wastes his emotions after Arsenal draw

from Arsenal's opposition
Harry Kane has revealed that he was a ‘flood of emotions’ after scoring against Arsenal. His goal was not enough to win the match for the shadow dwellers.

Ozil: We kept United at a distance

Mesut Ozil was just one of a number of players who weren't at their shining best against Manchester united on Sunday. Taking to Twitter after...

Result: Gunners draw at Norwich and pick up more injuries

Mesut Özil's opener at Carrow Road was cancelled out by Lewis Grabban as Arsenal were held to a point by Norwich City. Within 12 minutes...

Revealed - the number of hamstring injuries Arsenal have suffered...

Arsenal have suffered another pulled hamstring, so how many is that this season? Find out here.

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?

Spanish midfielder says he's not good enough for Arsenal

An emotional day on Sunday drew a close to Mikel Arteta's career as an Arsenal player and the midfielder believes it was time.

Ozil: Hull didn’t stand a chance against us

Mesut Ozil was delighted with Arsenal's display against hull which saw they close the gap on second place to just -2 goal difference. Although he...

Hector Bellerin proud to be a Gunner

Hector Bellerin is loving his life as an Arsenal player and feels proud to be part of the team and how he is developing.

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...

Tactics: Why Bellerin's absence made Iwobi look poor

The Nigerian forward had a quiet day against a tough Burnley defence.

Arsenal man urges teammates to put in perfect performance against Watford

Nacho Monreal praises Arsenal's unity against Everton and encourages them to do the same against Watford.

Manager admits Spaniard's place is under threat

Over the past 10 months or so, Nacho Monreal has established himself as Arsenal's first choice left-back. Beforehand he was often a reserve for Kieran...

Le Coq: It’s massive!

Arsenal's enforcer knows just how big Saturday's game against Liverpool is.

Spurs legend attacks referee after Arsenal lose to Chelsea

Former Tottenham Hotspur player Garth Crooks hit out at Mike Dean on Saturday afternoon after the referee sent Gabriel off at Stamford Bridge. The BBC pundit...

Youngsters start: Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal official teams

Arsenal team news
Arsenal travel to Sheffield tonight to face Wednesday for the first time since 2000. On a high after a few weeks which has seen them...

Look: Arsenal man plays with injury, still beats everyone

Alexis Sanchez had to leave a Chile training session on Sunday before the Copa America final and it appeared the forward was still carrying his injury, despite featuring and winning!

Pulis: Wenger isn't to blame, this is why Arsenal have slipped

Arsène Wenger and Tony Pulis have never really seen eye-to-eye so it was a little surprising to see the West Brom boss defend the Frenchman ahead of Thursday's Premier League clash.

The Gabriel stat that has the internet talking

It's safe to say Gabriel is finding his way into the hearts of Gooners the world over. From his no-nonsense approach on the pitch to...

Wenger blames press for 'unfair treatment' of Arsenal man

Arsene Wenger sang David Ospina's praises ahead of our FA Cup replay with Hull. The goalkeeper, who pulled off nine saves against Spurs on Saturday,...

Significant Arsenal boost as Martial withdraws from Manchester United game

manchester united
Anthony Martial has been withdrawn from Manchester United’s Europa League game on Thursday night with a suspected hamstring strain. If the injury is as being...

Arsene Wenger turns around record Manchester City, United and Chelsea

Not that long ago, Arsenal couldn't buy a win against a top side. Their record against all the big boys, and some of the medium-sized,...

Arsenal pair convince Spanish midfielder to join Rangers

Jon Toral
Jon Toral has revealed that Gedion Zelalem and Mikel Arteta both helped him to make up his mind about joining Rangers on loan.

Official teams: West Ham v Arsenal

Arsenal team news
After West Ham beat Arsenal 2-0 at the Emirates on the opening day of the season, the Gunners will be hoping to get their revenge on the Hammers at Boleyn Ground.

Arsenal fans elated after two key players return to training

The Arsenal squad have been joined by Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey ahead of our pre-season Viking match.

Özil looking for Champions League progression

Heading to Greece on the back of a 3-1 defeat of Sunderland in the Premier League, a repeat result would see Arsenal head into...

Hull manager: Arsenal do things the right way

Steve Bruce met with the press on Friday ahead of his side's game against Arsenal. Looking to build on their great win over Liverpool earlier...

Arsenal v Manchester City FA Cup semi-final kick-off time announced

FA Cup Draw
Arsenal will face Manchester City in the FA Cup semi final at Wembley on Sunday, April 23 with a 3pm kick-off.

FA Women’s Cup final preview

Saturday, 14th May will see Arsenal Ladies compete at Wembley Stadium against Chelsea Ladies and try to win the FA Women's Cup for 14th...

Arsenal man slams Gunners for not 'seeing game off' against Crystal...

Petr Cech believes Arsenal should have killed the game off and put it out of sight before Crystal Palace equalised.

Player ratings: Uninspired Arsenal midfield forces Cech to shine against Middlesbrough

Arsenal player ratings
Well that wasn't fun at all, especially for Wenger's birthday!

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

Hull manager: Arsenal reminded us how tough Premier League is

from Arsenal's opposition
Following Arsenal's 4-0 win over Hull in the FA Cup, Steve Bruce admitted that our quality reminded the Tigers of the strength of the...

Wenger – We won’t recall Wilshere from Bournemouth but we didn’t...

Jack Wilshere
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he has no intention of recalling Jack Wilshere from Bournemouth despite the midfield crisis at the club.

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?

What a way to finish! Post-West Brom reactions

How much fun was that? In addition to our extensive pre-match coverage of the game, we got our writers together for a short prediction on...

Three Arsenal players solid in Euro semi-final clash

Against the general run of play and most people's predictions, France beat Germany to the Euro final.

Wenger tips Liverpool man to light up Euro 2016

With the season almost over, attention is beginning to turn to Euro 2016, which will take place in France this summer.

Expect Newcastle fouling amnesty against Arsenal - referee preview

Mike Jones will take charge of Newcastle v Arsenal and that's not good news for the Gunners.

Predicted Arsenal 4-2-3-1 lineup v Manchester City: Does it even matter...

Arsenal welcome Manchester City to the Emirates on Sunday in a game they simply have to win.

Watch: Yaya Sanogo scores first ever hattrick for Charlton

He’s become something of a figure of fun, but Yaya Sanogo had the last laugh (sort of) by scoring his first ever professional hattrick...

Why Arsenal and Aston Villa should both worry about Sunday’s referee

Anthony Taylor will take charge of Arsenal v Aston Villa at the Emirates on Sunday. His track record is not a good one.

Stat: Have we already seen the best from Mesut Ozil?

Mesut Ozil has now gone nine Champions League games without an assist. Of course, this stat doesn't take into account the playmaker's achievements in the...

Arsenal loanee is in no rush to return to north London

Gedion Zelalem is having a great time at Rangers; in fact, he's in no real rush to leave.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Burnley

Arsenal host Burnley next weekend and as part of a new feature, we will keeping an eye on Arsenal's next four opponents in the run up to the game.

Giroud to start again, Iwobi out - predicted XI

Arsenal predicted lineup
With two games left this season, Arsène Wenger will still be picking his strongest side available to ensure Arsenal make the Champions League group...

Player focus: Theo Walcott’s pass map v Southampton

Theo, Theo, Theo, what are we to do with you?

Mark Clattenburg apologised to Hull and told Gibbs why he didn't...

Kieran Gibbs admitted he was lucky not to get sent off against Hull when he picked up a yellow in the second half.

Massive Middlesbrough boost - Captain returns ahead of Arsenal

from Arsenal's opposition
Middlesbrough have received a massive boost ahead of their weekend clash with Arsenal as captain Grant Leadbitter has returned to training.

Arsenal v Crystal Palace – A turgid affair fit for Sunday...

Ever feel like we're playing the same game of football over and over?

And the player of the month is...

The much coveted Daily Cannon player of the month award for September goes to Theo Walcott. After very little deliberation, everyone at Daily Cannon came to the...

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)

Arteta: Nacho is great but he talks funny

People don't often talk about Nacho Monreal. Mikel Arteta decided to do something about that.

Manchester United star: This Arsenal man won't let you down

Wayne Rooney, Jack Wilshere
Wayne Rooney has returned the favour and heaped praise onto England team-mate, Jack Wilshere.

Predicted XI: Wenger to avoid rotation temptation against Newcastle

Arsenal predicted lineup
Having taken six points from three games over Christmas, Arsène Wenger won't be too disappointed. He also managed to do it without losing any key...

Player focus: Arsenal man solid but could he do more?

Laurent Koscielny
France were held to a poor 0-0 draw against Switzerland on Sunday night but still finished top of Group A, which was the main target. Laurent Koscielny started the game and played 90 minutes.

Wilshere: Le Coq loves the dirty work

Jack Wilshere on how Francis Coquelin loves doing the dirty work.

Player focus: Arsenal starlet makes leap towards first team with professional...

Ainsley Maitland-Niles was rewarded after an encouraging display in the previous round against Nottingham Forest with a further starting berth, this time alongside Mohamed Elneny in central midfield as Arsenal hosted Reading in their EFL Cup tie.

Opposition watch: Barcelona bench Suárez and still score six

from Arsenal's opposition
Arsenal face FC Barcelona in the second leg of a Champions League last 16 tie on Wednesday and we can only hope to fare...

England win despite Spurs hindrance, Wilshere benched

Aaron Ramsey played the full 90 as Wales frustrated Englspurs in France on Thursday.

Arsenal player of the month announced

Now the 2015/16 season is underway, we at Daily Cannon have decided to award players with our very own 'player of the month' award. August was...

Stats show concentration problems hurting Arsenal

Arsenal stats
Arsenal conceded two goals in the run-up to half-time after taking an early two-goal lead themselves continuing a worrying trend this season.

Does Gabriel deserve three-match ban over disgusting tackle?

Gabriel could face a retrospective ban for his disgusting tackle on Troy Deeney. The centre-back slid in with two feet in a crunching tackle, which...

The Road to Wembley – This Time 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...

Arsenal man holding out for Leicester and Spurs failure

Gabriel is remaining optimistic in Arsenal's quest for the title and thinks we'll win it... as long as Leicester and Spurs both slip up.

Arsenal fall apart and embarrass themselves against Bayern Munich

Arsenal completely fell apart in Munich after the loss of their captain to injury and now face yet another Last 16 Mission Impossible to qualify for the next round.

Team news: Southampton without key men but Austin should start against...

The Arsenal squad is almost in full health, and the same can be said of Southampton ahead of their trip to the Emirates Stadium...

Stat that proves Arsenal need to keep forward at all costs

Alexis Sanchez has, once again, proven why he's so important to Arsenal.

Arsenal's young guns lose to Tottenham

Arsenal youth
Josh Dasilva's second-half finish wasn't enough for Arsenal u18s as they were defeated by Tottenham in the final regular fixture of this season's campaign

Watford boss prepared for Arsenal’s ‘amazing’ players

from Arsenal's opposition
Quique Sanchez Flores has been preparing his side to face Arsenal’s ‘amazing’ players and hopes the 9,000 Hornets travelling with them will help them...

Wenger: ‘Talented’ Payet too inconsistent for Arsenal (and he’s right)

Despite scoring two goals in as many games in Euro 2016, Arsene Wenger insists that Dimitri Payet hasn't always been this consistent.

Arsenal forward reaches massive milestone v Stoke

Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott is now a member of the 100 club.

Idiotic fans overshadow brilliant Czech draw v Croatia

A last minute penalty meant the Czech Republic managed to earn a point when no one thought they could.

Arsenal beat Everton to win trophy in style - match report

by Mosope Ominiyi Arsenal were up against fellow Premier League side Everton, with the Barclays Asia Trophy up for grabs - whoever prevailed today would...

Arsenal midfielder makes miraculous injury recovery

Wilshere (C) limps off just before half-time against Manchester City
Jack Wilshere is expected to feature for Bournemouth in their next Premier League game after his ankle injury turned out to be not as bad as first feared.

Sanchez and Ozil contracts not only about money - Basel v...

Arsenal match preview
After a morale-boosting 5-1 away victory against West Ham on Saturday evening, an away trip to Switzerland to face Basel is next in store for Arsenal to finish this year's UEFA Champions League group stages.

Inside Sutton’s dressing room – what Arsenal stars can expect

One of the reasons lower league teams get so excited about facing Premier League opposition in the FA Cup is the fact that they get money.

Arsenal man believes he can still improve

Wojciech Szczesny
Wojciech Szczesny is a changed man in Italy and believes that although things are going well, he can still improve.

Arsenal loan watch: Cleansheet, assist, and praise from Birmingham and Rangers'...

Arsenal loan watch
It was a frustrating Saturday for Arsenal's players out on-loan as minutes were once again limited across European competition.

Predicted 4-2-3-1 Arsenal lineup v Southampton – Lucas, Iwobi back

Arsenal predicted lineup
It’s League Cup time once again and that means all change in the Arsenal starting lineup.

Wenger: West Ham frustrated us, we need mental quality

After throwing two points away and slipping further behind Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur last week, Arsène Wenger is desperate to see more mental strength from his players.

Arsene Wenger – Why it wasn’t a risk to play Alexis...

Arsene Wenger brought Alexis Sanchez on with Arsenal winning 2-0 and it seemed like he didn’t really have to.

Arsenal keeper ready to set new record on Friday

Petr Cech will become the most capped player in Czech history should he play in their friendly against Malta on Friday.

Chambers hails Middlesbrough after Bournemouth win, says he’s ‘buzzing’

Calum Chambers took to his Instagram account to hail his side’s 2-0 win over Jack Wilshere’s Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon.

Devastating blow for Shawcross as Arsenal escape clash with Stoke

by Helen Trantum Football is back! Arsenal beat a select Singapore XI 4-0 on Wednesday afternoon in the Barclays Asia Trophy, with Chuba Akpom notching a hattrick...

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.

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.

Wenger says loans are important for players to improve

In the week that Gedion Zelalem became the 12th Arsenal player to be loaned out this summer, Arsène Wenger has been speaking about loan...

Arsenal midfielder: I'm disappointed

Gedion Zelalem has thanked Rangers for his season-long loan deal in Scotland.

Arsenal boss has undying praise for Mesut Özil

Usually putting chances on a plate for others, Mesut Özil gobbled up his first sight at goal on Sunday to smash Arsenal into the...

‘Poor’ Ozil outperforming praised Manchester City star

Mesut Ozi's agent has hit out at criticism
Despite Mesut Ozil not being at his best during the second half of this season at Arsenal, he's still ahead of Manchester City's new boy, Leroy Sane.

Arsenal far from Clasie as Saints sink them

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Arsenal crashed out of the EFL Cup on Wednesday against Southampton as 10 changes proved a step too far.

Arsenal midfielder open to advice from Wenger

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is keen to take advice from those around him as he strives to nail down a place in the Arsenal team this...

Loan watch: A goal and a debut for young Gunners in...

After completing a loan move to York City on Friday, Stefan O'Connor made his debut for the League 2 side on Saturday afternoon. Five other Arsenal...

Arsenal loan watch - who is in action, when and where?

Calum Chambers
A look at who's in action for Arsenal over the coming week from loan players to the youth team.

Loan watch: Szczesny v Sevilla

Wojceich Szczesny started in goal for Roma against Sevilla in what turned out to be an insane friendly that ended 6-4 to the Italians. With Woj...

Arsenal v Chelsea: Does it matter?

by Lewis Ambrose The season is finally back. Or is it? Nobody really knows whether or not to count the Community Shield as a competitive match....

Wenger has his say on the title race after beating Bournemouth

After four Premier League games without a win, Arsenal stopped the rot against Bournemouth on Sunday afternoon. First half goals from Mesut Özil and Alex...

24 hours later – Manchester City 0 Arsenal 2

One win at Eastlands since, er... Sunday. We all know this was only one game. Perhaps only the start of something rather than a reason...

Injury-prone Arsenal star: I'm not afraid

Jack Wilshere has shed light on some of his darker days on the sidelines, revealing that some days, he didn't feel like he'd ever be back but that's he's not afraid.

Arsenal vs Watford: It’s crunch time

Arsenal match preview
Eight games remain and the majority of diehard fans gave up hope long before the international break but, there's still a chance.

Damning Arsenal defensive stat

Arsenal stats
Arsenal moved passed Burnley at the Emirates on Saturday with a 2-1 win thanks to goals from Calum Chambers and Alexis Sanchez. While their flowing football...

Arsenal midfielder backs Bournemouth to do 'something special'

Jack Wilshere has backed his loan team, Bournemouth, to do something special after they beat Everton 1-0 on Saturday.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Lincoln City

After beating Sutton United in the FA Cup on Monday, Arsenal are now set to face Lincoln City on Saturday 11 March at the Emirates.

The man in the middle – Brighton v Arsenal

I guess the biggest compliment I can pay Michael Oliver is that when I hear his name I don’t immediately want to smash things. That’s...

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,...

Szczesny to return against side defeated by his heroics?

With Arsenal facing a side that gave them a stern test over the festive period, we look at why our Polish shotstopper may be in line for a return.

Former Real Madrid boss backs Alexis and Welbeck to shine

Embarassed by Barcelona earlier in the season and ultimately sacked by Real Madrid, maybe Rafa Benitez isn't the man to listen to. But what if...

Arsenal defender: Now is the time to beat Chelsea

Arsenal haven't beaten Chelsea in 12 games… Blah blah blah. Ahead of Sunday's showdown at the Emirates, a game that is more about pride than anything...

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.

Stat: Arsenal need to show midfielder the door

Everyone let out a collective groan when we saw Mathieu Flamini was coming on against Barcelona. We were already 1-0 but there was time to...

Arsenal forward awaits test in biggest game of season on Wednesday

As well as scoring a goal at the weekend, Costa Rica international Joel Campbell worked tirelessly to help Arsenal to all three points against Sunderland. The...

Wenger wants to finish above Manchester City and hunt down Tottenham

With two draws in as many games before Thursday evening's defeat of West Bromwich Albion, Arsenal looked likely to be in a fight for Champions League football.

Ospina starts: Dinamo Zagreb v Arsenal official teams

Arsenal team news
Arsenal get their Champions League 2015/16 race to the last 16 underway tonight against Dinamo Zagreb in Croatia and they will be hoping to...

Rangers drop Jon Toral

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Jon Toral found no room in the Rangers’ matchday squad that lost to Dundee on Sunday.

Arsenal player focus - Jeff impresses against v Southampton

Jeff Reine-Adelaide
Jeff Reine-Adelaide put in another mature performance in the FA Cup, this time against Southampton during Arsenal's emphatic 5-0 victory at St Mary's.

Referee admits seeing Drinkwater horror tackle, deemed unworthy of further action

Leicester City are said to be confident that Danny Drinkwater will not face further action from the FA after being told by Martin Atkinson...

Pulis plans to put Arsenal result right against Tottenham

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Tony Pulis is hoping to bounce back from West Brom's 2-0 loss to Arsenal against Spurs on Monday night.

Szczesny's smoking highlights a bigger problem

by Helen Trantum Are you stupid? That must be a question Arsene Wenger is dying to ask his FA Cup winning goalkeeper after the Pole was...

Watch: Arsene Wenger pre-Leicester press conference in full

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday ahead of their fourth away game in a row, this time at Leicester. The boss spoke about...

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...

Manchester United v Arsenal preview: Bragging rights and points up for...

Arsenal match preview
An away trip to Old Trafford is never ideal straight after the international break, but Arsène Wenger's side will travel to Manchester ahead of the lunchtime kick-off on Saturday with the belief that they can finally banish their hoodoo against José Mourinho.

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.

Stat that proves Hector Bellerin is better than Manchester City right-back

Hector Bellerin and Theo Walcott
Hector Bellerin has more assists since making his Arsenal debut than Bacary Sagna had during his entire final five years at the club.

Arsenal players make BBC and ITV Team of the Weekend

Arsenal players made their way into the ITV and BBC Team of the Weekend, although the people picking them for those two sites had...

Arsenal player ratings v Dinamo Zagreb: Özil and Alexis shine, Joel...

A strong performance and a 3-0 win against Dinamo Zagreb kept Arsenal's Champions League hopes alive on Tuesday night. The Gunners went into the game...

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...

Arsenal players get negative ratings v Chelsea

Arsenal player ratings
Arsenal went to Chelsea on Saturday for the early kick-off and promptly played like Arsenal at Chelsea.

Loan watch: Szczesny still wants title and backs under-fire manager

Four points behind league leaders Internazionale going into the second half of the season, Wojciech Szczesny and AS Roma are still aiming to win...

Villa manager - We know Arsenal want to finish above Tottenham

Aston Villa rock up at the Emirates on Sunday for their last Premier League match for at least 15 months. Here's their manager on the game ahead.

Laurent Koscielny completes more clearances than anyone v Manchester City

Laurent Koscielny
Laurent Koscielny was once again Arsenal's main man against Manchester City.

Arsenal lightweight star out-tackling Granit Xhaka in surprising stats

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One of the main criticisms levelled at Theo Walcott is that he doesn’t work hard enough unless he’s due a new contract, but is he working to change that?

Arsenal player ratings v Manchester City: Poor all round with Koscielny,...

Arsenal player ratings
Well, this has been a fun week for Arsenal fans everywhere!

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?

Arsenal youngster stars as ten-man England win in Germany

England's u19s prevailed with an enthralling 3-2 victory over Germany, capped off by an excellent strike from one of Arsenal's brightest youth prospects. Ainsley-Maitland Niles,...

Loan watch: Arsenal men succumb to disappointment

Joel Campbell (Sporting) and Wojciech Szczesny (Roma) both started for their respective loan sides, but neither were on the winning team this past Sunday.

Ozil, Xhaka and Wengerball: Lessons from Arsenal's win over West Ham

Arsenal took home all three points against West Ham, ending a run of games in which they played like a bunch of idiots.

Result: Unreal Ozil sends Arsenal top of league after 2-0 win...

A 4-0 loss to Southampton on Boxing Day was far from ideal after Arsenal beat Man City just days before. Therefore, Arsenal needed a response...

Match Preview: Arsenal vs Burnley

Arsenal preview Burnley
After a last-gasp winner in stoppage time helped Arsenal to a uncharacteristically ugly victory over Burnley back at the start of October, questions have already been asked in regards to their title credentials.

Wenger – The derby is special but home advantage doesn’t mean...

Arsene Wenger met with the press ahead of the NLD this weekend. The manager, who was quizzed on a wide variety of things, eventually got...

Are you ready for Arsenal's trip to QPR? Find out here

Arsenal travel across London for a midweek match against QPR. Never a straightforward fixture no matter how it looks on paper, here is everything Arsenal need to know to make sure they don't Monaco-up the evening.

Result: Arsenal u18s fall narrowly short in FA Youth Cup semi-final...

Goals from Chris Willock as well as substitute Donyell Malen were unfortunately not enough for the Young Guns to progress into this year's FA Youth Cup final and we lost 4-3 on aggregate after two quick-fire Manchester City strikes.

Player focus: Theo ‘Big Game’ Walcott puts in another top performance...

Theo Walcott loves a goal against Chelsea and Saturday evening was no different as he put in another brilliant performance to help secure a 3-0 win.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Southampton

Arsenal face Southampton away in the FA Cup on Saturday but how does their squad stack up going into the tie?

West Brom v Arsenal: Can wounded Gunners bag three more points?

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An unusual mood greets us at the close of the third international break of the season, with people's eyes still very much on events...

Watch: Giroud scores great goal, discusses being booed

Olivier Giroud was booed and scored a great goal playing for France in a friendly on Monday night.

The stat that shows Arsenal are worse than Aston Villa

This will probably only come as a surprise to about three people (Arsene Wenger included) but Arsenal's conversion rate at home is one of the worst in the Premier League.

Fabregas grateful to Arsenal despite negative reception

Cesc Fabregas has admitted that he's still grateful to Arsenal despite receiving a quite hostile reception upon his return to the Emirates. The Chelsea man,...

Match report: Giroud hat-trick keeps Arsenal in the Champions League

Not a big game player, they said, but Olivier Giroud netted his first Arsenal hat-trick to send the Gunners into the knockout rounds of...

Arsenal forward hailed after 6-goal Charlton Athletic thriller

Stephy Mavididi
Stephy Mavididi was a second half substitute for Charlton on Saturday as they drew 3-3 at Rochdale and promptly made a name for himself.

Wenger confirms Wilshere on course for Euro 2016

Arsene Wenger insists that Jack Wilshere will be ready for Euro 2016.

Why it always matters against Tottenham

It may only be the Capital One Cup, but this week's game takes on a new level of importance for one reason. It's against Spurs. My...

Why this Arsenal midfielder should never play for the club again

Francis Coquelin is back in training and next week's FA Cup tie with Burnley should provide Arsenal with the perfect chance to give Mohamed...

Arsenal player focus: Alexis' performance is nothing to laugh about

Despite generally being Arsenal's best player, Alexis Sanchez's performance against Bayern Munich is one many, the Chilean included, would like to forget.

Video: Arsenal youngsters involved as Hull win again

Arsenal academy graduates Isaac Hayden and Chuba Akpom are celebrating another win as Hull City scored late on to beat Fulham on Wednesday night. The...

Arsenal legend told Bayern Munich star “I could be your dad”...

Speaking to The Players’ Tribune, Jerome Boateng revealed that one of his biggest inspirations was Patrick Vieira when he was at Arsenal.

Arsenal forward returns to action, almost scores

On Tuesday night, Yaya Sanogo completed 90 minutes for Charlton.

Arsenal midfielder says he will decide future in summer

Jack Wilshere
Jack Wilshere has admitted that he has not made a decision about his future and he will sit down to think about it in the summer.

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...

Roma want Szczesny permanently but anticipate "difficult" negotiations with Arsenal

It probably won't surprise anyone who liked Wojciech Szczesny in the first place that AS Roma want to keep the Pole beyond this season. The...

Arsenal Ladies World Cup statistics

by Sylvain Jamet There were seven Arsenal players involved in the FIFA WWC 2015. Spain were eliminated at group Stage level while England are through to...

Alexis plays full 90 as Chile win dramatic Copa America game

In the midst of the euphoria over the start of the Euros, it’s easy to forget that we also have a few players in the States featuring in the Copa America.

Stat that proves Arsenal (and Liverpool) are terrible at penalties

It probably won't surprise you to know that there has been more penalties missed in clashes between Liverpool and Arsenal than any other fixture.

Wenger was right not to sign West Ham's Dimitri Payet

After making his Premier League debut for West Ham United against Arsenal back in August, Dimitri Payet has lit up England's top flight. The attacking...

Arsenal midfielder now 50 games unbeaten at Emirates Stadium

Coming off the bench with Arsenal trailing on Sunday afternoon, Mathieu Flamini was in danger of losing a pretty special record. An improved performance and...

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?

Arsenal opposition injury report – Leicester City

Most Arsenal fans were pretty chuffed with a draw away to the current title holders, Leicester City, earlier in the season but now it's not looking like such a great result.

Chelsea man hoping to do Arsenal a favour against Tottenham

Pedro may not know it, but his desire to make sure that he’s not part of the first Chelsea team in 26 years to lose at home to Tottenham could help Arsenal catch their north London rivals.

Arsenal annoy BBC MOTD by being good against West Ham

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

Analysis – Should Arsenal’s goal against Burnley have been disallowed?

It seems, at times, that there's nothing that the media love more than to whinge that Arsenal shouldn't have won when they've pulled off something dramatic.

The essential Arsenal v Chelsea infographic

Arsenal stats
Sunday afternoon sees Chelsea visit the Emirates Stadium in an unfamiliar position. Last season's champions are just four points above the Premier League relegation zone...

Can Bellerín blunt Manchester City's dangerous left-side combination?

At the start of November, injury ruled Héctor Bellerín out of two of the biggest games of the season. On Monday, he will face his...

Arsenal boost - 'Injured' midfielder makes bench at AFCON

Mohamed Elneny
Despite missing Egypt's Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final match against Morocco with a calf strain, Mohamed Elneny managed to make the bench for their semi-final win against Burkina Faso.

What we learnt: Arsenal vs MLS All-Stars

As Stephen Bradley already wrote this morning, we shouldn't read too much into what was partly an exhibition game for the MLS and partly an exercise in developing match fitness for Arsenal.

West Ham v Arsenal: Can Arsenal hammer the hammers?

Arsenal match preview
With Leicester and Tottenham not playing until Sunday, Arsenal's game at Upton Park on Saturday lunchtime might represent the Gunners' last chance of putting...

Ludogorets manager backtracks over recent Arsenal comments

Ludogorets' manager,Georgi Dermendzhiev, claimed before the first tie that although Arsenal are favourites to win the group in the Champions League, the Gunners are the ones who should be afraid but now he appears to have backtracked.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Bayern Munich (home)

Arsenal opposition preview
After being thumped 5-1 by Bayern Munich at the Allianz, Arsenal will be hoping to win back some dignity when the Bundesliga giants travel to the Emirates on 7 March.

Arsenal star: I knew straight away, I'm gutted

Aaron Ramsey has revealed that he has no complaints about the yellow card he received during Wales' 3-1 win against Belgium and that he knew straight away.

Right wing role revitalises Ramsey

When the team sheets were announced at 11:45 on Saturday, news of Nacho Monreal and Olivier Giroud only making the bench was overshadowed by...

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...

In full: Jose Mourinho post-Arsenal v Chelsea press conference

Prior to removing his bus from the Emirates pitch, Jose Mourinho spoke to the media. The Chelsea manager, who looked like he hadn't slept in...

Arsenal loanwatch - 3 in action as 2 lose

Arsenal loan watch
Three Arsenal players were in action with their loan clubs on Tuesday night.

Stat: Further evidence that Ozil’s ‘lazy’ label is nonsense

The majority of our squad looked lethargic and exhausted during our 1-1 draw against Spurs, but at least we had Mesut Ozil. The midfielder was...

Arsene Wenger apologises for Alexis goal v Hull even though he...

Arsene Wenger spoke with the press after his side's win over Hull, apologising if Alexis' goal was handball and admitting the side were nervous.

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?

West Ham boss: We have to do something special against Arsenal

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West Ham manager, Slaven Bilic, admitted in his piece for the Evening Standard that the Hammers will have to do something special to beat Arsenal on Saturday but they're more than capable.

Arsenal midfielder completes Dutch move after West Ham enquiry

Gedion Zelalem
Gedion Zelalem has completed his loan move to Dutch side, VVV Venlo.

England win - World Cup Group E and F round-up

By Sylvain Jamet in Moncton Brazil are the second team to go through to the last 16 while Colombia upset tournament favourites France with an...

Manager to talk to England youth international about leaving Arsenal

Young Arsenal winger Ainsley Maitland-Niles has often found himself in the news for the wrong reasons but has still done enough to impress Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy this season.

Relive Eduardo’s ‘beach’ goal as Arsenal get Burnley in FA Cup

FA Cup Draw
Arsenal have been drawn against Burnley at home in the FA Cup fourth round. The draw took place in the middle of the One Show just to...

How Francis Coquelin dominated Manchester United's bulldozer

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

Čech wins Golden Glove outright as Manchester United score last second...

Manchester United secured fifth place in the final Premier League game of the season on Tuesday evening but the last touch of the campaign won Petr Čech the Golden Glove outright.

Arsenal player focus - Alex Iwobi & D. Flection - Arsenal's...

Alex Iwobi v Swansea
Alex Iwobi managed to score not just one but two deflected goals against Swansea to seal Arsenal's 4-0 win on Saturday.

Crazy Monreal stat that shows how important he is – or...

If you thought Nacho Monreal was the best in his position in the Premier League, you could be right as it has been revealed that the Spaniard has the best career win percentage of any player currently in the division.

Everything Arsenal fans need to know about Lincoln City to sound...

Arsenal welcome Lincoln City to the Emirates this weekend and it's a side few Arsenal fans know anything about.

Pochettino: Tottenham fans worry about Arsenal too much

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Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that he doesn't share the venomous hatred for Arsenal that Spurs fans do.

Arsenal opposition injury report – Watford

Arsenal welcome Watford to the Emirates at the end of the month and as part of a new feature, we will keeping an eye on Arsenal's next four opponents in the run up to the game.

Watch: Arsenal 3 Chivas 1 highlights

Arsenal beat Chivas 3-1 in the early hours of Monday morning, but like most of you, we missed it because we were asleep.

Mesut Ozil individual highlights v Manchester United

Quietly brilliant once again, here's Mesut's showreel from Old Trafford.

Watch Sanogo's elbow as MK Dons call for season-long ban

MK Don’s boss, Karl Robinson, has called on the powers-that-be to ban Yaya Sanogo for the rest of the season. The Arsenal forward was sent...

Iwobi hails partnership with Welbeck after scoring first Arsenal goal

Alex Iwobi was visibly chuffed after scoring his first Arsenal goal against Everton on Saturday and took the opportunity to hail his partnership with...

Monreal player of the season runner-up

The season is over and we put our heads together at Daily Cannon to try and figure out who the player of the season is.

Wenger – He’s gone through very difficult moments

Danny Welbeck v Southampton
Arsene Wenger heaped praise on the mental strength of Danny Welbeck to return from his latest injury.

The time has come for Chambers to take his chance

When Calum Chambers' £16m transfer to Arsenal was complete, the deal was met by both uncertainty and optimism about the youngster's future. Uncertainty because many...

Manager admits it was right for star to leave Arsenal

After featuring in our last match of the season in the FA Cup final, Lukasz Fabianski decided his time at Arsenal had come to...