Lee Hurley

Writer. Feminist. Dreamer. Gooner. Owner of DailyCannon.com, writing about Arsenal since 2008. Sometimes found in the Guardian, Vice.com & elsewhere talking queer issues, politics & football. If in doubt, assume sarcasm.
Folarin Balogun Arsenal exit -Reims' English forward Folarin Balogun celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco and Stade de Reims at the Louis II Stadium (Stade Louis II) in the Principality of Monaco on March 12, 2023. (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

Balogun to hold Arsenal talks as he considers leaving

After a stellar season in France, Arsenal's Folarin Balogun is contemplating a permanent move away, amid interest from top clubs. Folarin Balogun is considering...
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Why Arsenal fans should care Matteo Guendouzi is for sale

Arsenal could benefit from Guendouzi sell-on clause as Marseille seek to profit from the midfielder's sale this summer.
Arsenal transfers - ROME, ITALY - MAY 28: Sergej Milinkovic Savic of SS Lazio celebrates a second goal with his team mates during the Serie A match between SS Lazio and US Cremonese at Stadio Olimpico on May 28, 2023 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Marco Rosi - SS Lazio/Getty Images)

Arsenal ‘above all’ for €30m Sergej Milinković-Savić deal as Juventus step aside

In a prospective transfer move, Arsenal leads the chase for Sergej Milinković-Savić. Will this be a summer to remember for Gunners
Arsenal transfers - GENOA, ITALY - MAY 03: Antonio Sanabria of Torino reacts with disappointment during the Serie A match between UC Sampdoria and Torino FC at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on May 3, 2023 in Genoa, Italy. (Photo by Simone Arveda/Getty Images)

Arsenal to offer €25m for Paraguayan forward

Arsenal are reportedly preparing a hefty sum of €25m to lure Antonio Sanabria, Torino's striker, to boost their attacking force for the upcoming season.
Marseille's Portuguese defender Nuno Tavares celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille and Toulouse FC at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille on December 29, 2022. (Photo by Nicolas TUCAT / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal to pay extra €1m if manager picks midfielder

Arsenal will have to pay Benfica another €1m for Nuno Tavares should the defender be selected by Roberto Martinez for Portugal.
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Arsenal aided by Liverpool and Juventus nightmares

Liverpool failing to secure a Champions League spot, coupled with Juventus' recent penalty, could have potential implications on Arsenal's group stage draw.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 07: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Liverpool FC at Vitality Stadium on December 07, 2019 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Oxlade-Chamberlain’s predicted struggles at Liverpool come to an end

Exploring Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's transfer from Arsenal to Liverpool and the injury-laden journey that followed, underscoring the player's unfulfilled potential.
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25yo Arsenal fan favourite gets married

Arsenal star Ben White marries his long-term girlfriend, Milly Adams, in a private ceremony at the Old Marylebone Town Hall in London.
Ovie Ejeheri after signing his professional contract (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal 20yo quietly enjoying superb loan

Uncover the journey of Arsenal's loaned goalkeeper, Ovie Ejeheri, as he impresses at SJK Seinäjoki in Finland's top-tier league, stirring anticipation for his return.
LUSAIL CITY, QATAR: Emi Martinez of Argentina celebrates the team's first goal scored by Lionel Messi during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 semi-final match between Argentina and Croatia at Lusail Stadium on December 13, 2022. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Is Emiliano Martinez set to taunt Arsenal fans with a move to Spurs?

Reports suggest ex-Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez could move to Spurs. Is he set to ruffle more Gunners' feathers?
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 14: Gabriel Jesus of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on May 14, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal or Manchester City? Referees DO see a difference

Discover the intriguing pattern of yellow card frequency for footballers who've played for both Manchester City and Arsenal.
Marseille's Portuguese defender Nuno Tavares celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille and Toulouse FC at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille on December 29, 2022. (Photo by Nicolas TUCAT / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Nuno Tavares in trouble again

Nuno Tavares, currently on loan from Arsenal to Marseille, is reportedly in hot water due to his attitude in training. His future at both clubs now hangs in the balance.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Manchester City Chairman, Khaldoon Al Mubarak and Manchester City CEO Ferran Soriano look on before the Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool FC at Etihad Stadium on April 01, 2023 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Manchester City CEO makes ridiculous Arsenal spending claim

Arsenal's spending analysed in light of Man City CEO's claims. Are the Gunners really outspending City? We uncover the truth behind the numbers
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‘Embarrassed’ Arsenal Academy product flying with 19 goals

Arsenal fan and academy product Nathan Tella talks about his journey, role models Thierry Henry and Theo Walcott, and overcoming challenges.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal looks dejected following his sides defeat in the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Peter Powell -

Unai Emery wants to sign Arsenal flop from Real Madrid

Unai Emery targets former Arsenal loanee Dani Ceballos for Aston Villa, offering a chance for redemption after his underwhelming stint at the Gunners
Arsenal transfers - LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 14: Ilkay Guendogan of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Manchester City at Goodison Park on May 14, 2023 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal to offer long-term contract to Ilkay Gundogan

Arsenal enters the race for Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan, disrupting Barcelona's plans. Will the Gunners sign the German midfielder?
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: Vivianne Miedema (L) and Beth Mead of Arsenal looks on prior to the FA Women's Continental Tyres League Cup Final match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Selhurst Park on March 05, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Arsenal star raises alarm over 'epidemic' of ACL injuries in women's game

Vivianne Miedema, Arsenal's star forward, voices concerns over the surge in ACL injuries among female football players and calls for more substantial investment and resources.
LEEDS, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: A detailed view of a phone with the BBC News website displaying a story of Gary Lineker is seen inside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Leeds United and Brighton & Hove Albion at Elland Road on March 11, 2023 in Leeds, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Arsenal prove 15 BBC pundits dead wrong!

Arsenal have defied predictions by finishing second in the 2022-23 Premier League. BBC pundits had them down and out - they couldn't have been more wrong.
Reims' English forward Folarin Balogun celebrates after scoring a penalty kick during the French L1 football match between Stade de Reims and Clermont Foot 63 at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, northestern France, on August 14, 2022. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP via Getty Images)

Thierry Henry's crucial advice for Folarin Balogun

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry advises young striker Folarin Balogun to seek regular playing time as the starlet's future hangs in the balance.
Arsenal's English goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale celebrates at the end of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 4, 2023. - Arsenal won 3 - 2 against Bournemouth. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Deal length and wages: Aaron Ramsdale’s new Arsenal contract

Aaron Ramsdale celebrates a significant contract extension, signalling a vote of confidence in his impressive performances, but how much will he be paid and how long is it for?
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Referee Emily Heaslip speaks with Frida Maanum of Arsenal during the FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Meadow Park on May 05, 2023 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Will Arsenal’s Frida Maanum clinch WSL Player of the Season award?

Frida Maanum, Arsenal's dynamic midfielder, has been nominated for the Barclays Women's Super League Player of the Season award.
Lia Walti injury update - LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 17: Lia Walti of Arsenal arrives at the stadium during the FA Women's Super League match between Everton FC and Arsenal at Walton Hall Park on May 17, 2023 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Arsenal midfielder on road to recovery after ankle injury

Lia Walti's ankle injury means her Arsenal season is over but her World Cup hopes are still alive.
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Manchester City launch legal challenge over Arsenal fan barrister

Manchester City challenges Premier League charges citing bias due to barrister Rosen's Arsenal affiliation.
Bukayo Saka, the English midfielder for Arsenal, demonstrates his ball control skills during a Premier League football match against Crystal Palace at London's Emirates Stadium on March 19, 2023. (Photo credit: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka & Martin Odegaard new deals & the race for Declan Rice

Stay updated with the latest Arsenal transfer news. The focus is on Bukayo Saka's anticipated new deal, the race for Declan Rice, and much more.
Marseille's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez controls the ball during the French L1 football match between Marseille (OM) and Montpellier at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, on March 31, 2023. (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP) (Photo by NICOLAS TUCAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez fires up: Best goalscoring season since leaving Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez, the former Arsenal star, is enjoying his best goalscoring season at Marseille since leaving the Gunners.
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal celebrates with teammates after Fabian Schaer of Newcastle United (not pictured) concedes an own goal during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on May 07, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Gabriel Martinell’s season over as Caicedo says sorry

Arsenal's Gabriel Martinelli is ruled out for the remainder of the season due to an ankle injury while Moises Caicedo wishes for a time machine.
Arsenal transfer news - France's defender Ferland Mendy controls the ballduring the UEFA Nations League, League A Group 1 football match between France and Austria at Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on September 22, 2022. (Photo by ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Could Arsenal capitalise on Real Madrid man's lowered price tag?

Rumoured Arsenal target, Real Madrid's Ferland Mendy, returns to training, sparking transfer speculation. With a lowered price tag, could the Gunners swoop in?
Gabon's Pierre Aubameyang (R) celebrates after scoring during the 2012 Olympic mens football match between Gabon and Switzerland at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north-east England on July 26, 2012.(Photo credit PAUL ELLIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Aubameyang reverses retirement decision

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reverses his international retirement as rumours abound about his potential return to Barcelona.
ORLANDO, FLORIDA - JULY 23: Albert Sambi Lokonga of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their side's fourth goal during the Florida Cup match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Camping World Stadium on July 23, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Vincent Kompany’s seeks reunion with out-of-favour Arsenal midfielder

Albert Sambi Lokonga, currently on loan at Crystal Palace from Arsenal, is being eyed for a reunion by Vincent Kompany. Could this mark a...
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Arsenal’s Champions League draw depends on Liverpool

Arsenal's Champions League draw might become more challenging if Liverpool secure a top four finish in the Premier League. 
Declan Rice Arsenal transfers LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Declan Rice of West Ham United looks on as they walk out of the tunnel prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Liverpool FC at London Stadium on April 26, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal's daring summer shake-up: Major exodus to fund £170m swoop for Rice and Caicedo?

Arsenal are preparing for a huge summer overhaul, offloading up to 10 first-team stars to fund their ambitious £170m signings of Declan Rice and...
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Jonas Eidevall, Head Coach of Arsenal, applauds the fans following their side's defeat to VfL Wolfsburg during the UEFA Women's Champions League semi-final 2nd leg match between Arsenal and VfL Wolfsburg at Emirates Stadium on May 01, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Eidevall’s squad updates: Arsenal’s Aussie duo could face Everton

Arsenal's Eidevall provides squad update ahead of Everton showdown, with Foord and Catley set to return. Get the full update here.
Arsenal transfer news - Leipzig's French defender Mohamed Simakan celebrates after the German Cup (DFB Pokal) semi-final football match SC Freiburg v RB Leipzig in Freiburg southern Germany on May 2, 2023. (Photo by Thomas KIENZLE / AFP) / DFB REGULATIONS PROHIBIT ANY USE OF PHOTOGRAPHS AS IMAGE SEQUENCES AND QUASI-VIDEO. (Photo by THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP via Getty Images)

Will Arsenal secure Simakan despite Manchester United's bid?

Arsenal and Manchester United lock horns in the race to sign RB Leipzig's star defender, Mohamed Simakan. 
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Ex-Arsenal star humiliated after £200k time travel TV prank

Anders Limpar and the Time Travel Prank: A £200k tale of mischief and deception
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Arsenal legend slams Sky Sports for blatant anti-Arsenal bias

Martin Keown criticises Sky Sports for 'unfair bias' during Arsenal's defeat to Brighton.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates their side's second goal with teammates , after Marc Guehi of Crystal Palace concedes an own goal, during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on August 05, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Tuchel urges Bayern to look at Arsenal for Lewnadowski solution

Tuchel suggests Bayern Munich could look to Arsenal's strategy for a solution to their striker search post-Lewandowski.
Mikel Arteta ponders Arsenal's defeat vs Brighton and Gabriel Martinell's injury that left him in a protective boot. Martin Odegard is in the background

Gabriel Martinelli in protective boot as ref helps Arsenal’s title hopes die

Read the detailed match report as Arsenal face a crushing 3-0 defeat against Brighton and Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium. Controversial officiating and Gabriel Martinelli's injury take centre stage.
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Why Arsenal released Harry Kane

Explore the overlooked story of Harry Kane's brief stint at Arsenal's academy and the reasons why the Gunners let him slip away.
Arsenal transfers - MUNICH, GERMANY: Joao Cancelo of FC Bayern München looks on during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern München and Hertha BSC at Allianz Arena on April 30, 2023. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Getty Images)

Are Arsenal seriously considering a move for Joao Cancelo?

Arsenal's interest in Manchester City's Joao Cancelo is reportedly intensifying. However, is a move for the Portuguese left-back realistic?
Mikel Arteta apologises to Arsenal fans after Brighton defeat - LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 14: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, applauds their fans after their side's defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on May 14, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta apologises to Arsenal fans following Brighton defeat

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta issues apology after crushing defeat against Brighton. Controversial referee decisions and a Martinelli injury mar the match.