Lee Hurley

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Lee Hurley has been a professional writer for nearly 30 years and established LadyArse.com, DailyCannon’s former inception, in 2008. He has been an Arsenal supporter since 1987 and has written for The Guardian, Vice, Huck, Paddy Power, The Mirror, Metro and the Gooner Fanzine amongst many others and also co-owns TransWrites.world.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on February 24, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Newcastle “ground into dust” by Arsenal says The Guardian

The Guardian's report on Arsenal's Newcastle win highlights their dominance, set-piece prowess, and a newfound killer instinct in the title race.
Arsenal's German midfielder #29 Kai Havertz celebrates after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 24, 2024. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal not “in the least shaken” reports Portuguese media after Porto and Newcastle

Portuguese press questioned Arsenal after Porto loss, but the Gunners responded with a 4-1 demolition of Newcastle.

Arsenal’s revenge demolition of Newcastle proves title credentials

Arsenal transformed from "too nice" to title contenders with a dominant revenge win over Newcastle. Gritty play and goals galore highlight Arteta's evolution.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's third goal with teammates during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on February 24, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Players, managers and pundits react to Arsenal’s thrashing of Newcastle

Arsenal cruised to a 4-1 win over Newcastle. Read what players, managers and pundits had to say about the dominant display.
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, acknowledges the fans after the team's victory in the Premier League match between Nottingham Forest and Arsenal FC at City Ground on January 30, 2024 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arteta new Arsenal contract details emerge

Mikel Arteta is in line for a substantial salary increase as Arsenal negotiate a new contract. How does this reflect his accomplishments and the club's vision?
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Vivianne Miedema of Arsenal looks on during the team's warm up prior to the Barclays Women's Super League match between Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC at Emirates Stadium on December 10, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Arsenal striker discusses challenges of returning from serious injury

Arsenal's Vivianne Miedema shares a detailed update on her injury recovery, Olympic hopes, and the challenges facing the Dutch national team before important qualifiers.
Omar Rekik signing for Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal youngster’s season derailed by admin mistake

Arsenal's Omar Rekik, on loan to Servette FC, is barred from playing due to an administrative error. Servette's appeal unlikely to succeed
Arsenal's Spanish coach Mikel Arteta reacts during the UEFA Champions League last 16 first leg football match between FC Porto and Arsenal FC at the Dragao stadium in Porto on February 21, 2024. (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP) (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP via Getty Images)

How Porto changed their tactics to frustrate Arsenal

FC Porto's tactical adjustments frustrated Arsenal in their Champions League clash. Can the Gunners find solutions in the second leg?
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal reacts during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium on January 07, 2024 in London, England. Arsenal wear an all-white kit at home, for the first time in the club's history, in support of the 'No More Red' campaign against knife crime and youth violence. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arteta’s challenge that ignited Martin Odegaard’s Arsenal form

Mikel Arteta challenged Martin Odegaard to score more. This season, the Arsenal captain has risen to the occasion. Discover how the manager's words sparked this change.
DOHA, QATAR - FEBRUARY 07: Mehdi Taremi of Iran and Abdulaziz Hatem of Qatar clash following the AFC Asian Cup Semi Final match between Iran and Qatar at Al Thumama Stadium on February 07, 2024 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Arsenal boost as Porto suffer double injury blow

Serious injuries to key players Zaidu Sanusi and Mehdi Taremi threaten to derail FC Porto's Champions League hopes. This situation could pave the way for Arsenal to take charge.
A FC Porto supporter stands in front of policemen outside the Municipal Stadium in Vila Nova de Famalicao on June 03, 2020 during the Portuguese league football match FC Famalicao against FC Porto. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP) (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal fans under increased police protection due to Porto election tensions

Arsenal's Champions League match in Porto has heightened security concerns due to tensions between club president candidate Andre Villas-Boas and powerful Ultras groups.
BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 26: Fans of Atletico Mineiro before a match between Atletico Mineiro and Gremio as part of Brasileirao 2023 at Arena MRV on November 26, 2023 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Pedro Vilela/Getty Images)

Arsenal, Fulham, Newcastle monitor Atlético Mineiro’s Alisson Santana

Reports suggest Arsenal, Fulham, and Newcastle are interested in Atlético Mineiro's 18-year-old talent, Alisson Santana. Learn more about his rise.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Gabriel (L), Jakub Kiwior (C) and Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal celebrate after teammate Kai Havertz (not pictured) s5gduring the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 17, 2024 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Matt McNulty/Getty Images)

Arsenal fans excited by Jakub Kiwior’s growing impact

Kiwior shines again in Arsenal win. Fans see a rising star in the 24yo – is he their future starting left-back?
CADIZ, SPAIN - JANUARY 14: Javi Guerra of Valencia CF celebrates with teammate Diego Lopez after scoring their team's third goal during the LaLiga EA Sports match between Cadiz CF and Valencia CF at Estadio Nuevo Mirandilla on January 14, 2024 in Cadiz, Spain. (Photo by Fran Santiago/Getty Images)

Arsenal add Guerra and Mosquera to summer transfer watchlist

Reports suggest Arsenal could be moving for two of Valencia's rising stars, Javi Guerra and Cristhian Mosquera. Are the Gunners planning a future with Spanish talent?
Aston Villa's English striker #11 Ollie Watkins celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge in London on September 24, 2023. (Photo by IAN KINGTON/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal face potential €100 million-plus fee for Aston Villa star

Arsenal's interested in Aston Villa's Ollie Watkins, but face a price tag potentially exceeding €100 million. Will they strike a deal?
Celtic's forward of Ireland Anthony Stokes gestures in front of Referee Wolfgang Stark during the Champions League football match AC Milan vs Celtic Glagow on September 18, 2013 at San Siro Stadium in Milan. (Photo credit GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal and Celtic man jailed for 30 days

Anthony Stokes, once an Arsenal youth player, jailed for at least 30 days over domestic abuse charges.
BOLOGNA, ITALY - FEBRUARY 14: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC celebrates following the team's victory in the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and ACF Fiorentina - Serie A TIM at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on February 14, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal agent links put them in pole to sign Bologna’s Joshua Zirkzee

Bologna striker Joshua Zirkzee impresses in Serie A, sparking Premier League interest. Arsenal reportedly leads the race to sign the Dutch starlet.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 17, 2024 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Matt McNulty/Getty Images)

How Arteta’s Dubai training camp revitalised Arsenal’s attack

Arsenal's Dubai training camp sparked a scoring surge. Did it change more than just their fitness?
TOPSHOT - Bayern Munich's English forward #09 Harry Kane reacts during the German first division Bundesliga football match between VfL Bochum and FC Bayern Munich in Bochum, western Germany on February 18, 2024. (Photo by INA FASSBENDER/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal fans revel in Kane’s Bayern Munich struggles as ‘Wenger’s curse’ strikes again

Harry Kane's trophy wait may continue. Arsenal fans see signs of Wenger's influence
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Kai Havertz of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's fifth goal during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 17, 2024 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Can Arsenal win the Premier League without a classic #9? The stats say ‘Yes!’

Can Arsenal win without a star striker? Their recent goal surge sparks debate among fans, critics.
READING, ENGLAND - JANUARY 24: Leah Williamson of Arsenal warms up during the FA Women's Continental Tyres League Cup match between Reading and Arsenal at Select Car Leasing Stadium on January 24, 2024 in Reading, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s England captain suffers injury setback

Arsenal's Leah Williamson out of England squad with hamstring injury. Is this common after ACL rehab?
Karim Benzema

Arsenal deal to sign Benzema was ‘practically already done’ says Suarez

Suarez revealed Karim Benzema nearly joined Arsenal in 2014. How would that have changed the club's history?
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's third goal during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 17, 2024 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Behind Arsenal’s scoring form: Arteta’s shared goals vision

Arsenal's red-hot start is no fluke. Even without a classic striker, the goals keep flowing. What's the secret?
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Kai Havertz of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's fifth goal during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 17, 2024 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Arsenal “need to keep being focussed” warns goalscorer

Arsenal are flying high, but Kai Havertz warns there's work to be done. Will they sustain form when tough fixtures hit?
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's fifth goal during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal FC at London Stadium on February 11, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Saka’s Burnley highlights: Goals, stats, and fan reactions

Saka bagged two goals against Burnley. See the stats behind his incredible performance and why fans love him.
Arsenal's Italian midfielder #20 Jorginho holds a press conference at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Seville on October 23, 2023, on the eve of the UEFA Champions League 1st round day 3 Group B football match between Sevilla FC and Arsenal. (Photo by CRISTINA QUICLER/AFP via Getty Images)

Report claims Arsenal midfielder to leave this summer

Jorginho's Arsenal contract situation leaves future uncertain. Reports of interest from a mysterious "Super League giant."
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, embraces his players Declan Rice following the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 17, 2024 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Arteta agrees with Arsenal fans on Premier League title

Arsenal left no doubt about their Premier League title ambitions, thrashing Burnley 5-0 away from home, leaving Mikel Arteta delighted with what he saw.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 17, 2024 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Matt McNulty/Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka searches for scoring milestone amidst Arsenal surge

Buoyed by back-to-back braces, Bukayo Saka eyes his first Arsenal hat-trick. Does this signal even bigger things for the title-chasing Gunners?
VILLARREAL, SPAIN: David Luiz of Arsenal and coach Carlos Cuesta look on prior to the UEFA Europa League Semi-final First Leg match between Villareal CF and Arsenal at Estadio de la Ceramica on April 29, 2021 in Villarreal, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Could Carlos Cuesta leave Arsenal? Arteta’s take on the situation

Arteta views Norwich interest in Cuesta as a win for Arsenal – highlights the club's strong staff & commitment to their development.
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Newcastle player Bruno Guimaraes reacts after the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on November 04, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

2 Newcastle stars avoid suspension, available for Arsenal showdown

Despite the pressure, Bruno Guimaraes and Anthony Gordon avoid suspension for Newcastle's trip to Arsenal next weekend.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Kai Havertz of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's fifth goal during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 17, 2024 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Arsenal batter Burnley 5-0 [with goals]

From the opening minutes to the final whistle, the Gunners dominated with a 5-0 scoreline to back it up, making them the team to beat in the Premier League.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Arsenal players celebrate after Geyse of Manchester United (not pictured) scores a own goal during the Barclays Women's Super League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on February 17, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Harding/Getty Images)

Arsenal women batter Manchester United in front of record Emirates crowd

In a landmark day for women's football, Arsenal Women's team showcased their title credentials with a commanding 3-1 victory over Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium
LUTON, ENGLAND: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal celebrates after Gabriel Jesus scores the teams second goal during the Premier League match between Luton Town and Arsenal FC at Kenilworth Road on December 05, 2023. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Barcelona eye Arsenal star in potential €100m Arsenal move

Barcelona want Arsenal's Martinelli. €100m bid & speculation over his future create tense situation for Gunners.
arsenal academy hale end

Oulad M’Hand shines as Arsenal u21s stage 4-2 comeback

Down at halftime, Arsenal's U21s rally for a 4-2 win over Southampton.
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Frenkie de Jong of FC Barcelona looks on during the LaLiga EA Sports match between FC Barcelona and Villarreal CF at Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys on January 27, 2024. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Could Arsenal sign Barcelona star, Swedish prodigy and electric winger?

Arsenal transfer news! Linked with Barcelona's De Jong, Swedish star Larsson, and winger Nico Williams.
BOLOGNA, ITALY - JANUARY 05: Joshua Zirkzee of Bologna FC looks on during the Serie A TIM match between Bologna FC and Genoa CFC at Stadio Renato Dall'Ara on January 05, 2024 in Bologna, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Could Joshua Zirkzee be Arsenal’s next big striker signing?

Joshua Zirkzee sparks transfer frenzy! Arsenal lead the chase, but Napoli & Milan are close behind for the talented striker.
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09: A detailed view of the Kieran Tierney of Arsenal wearing the Arsenal all-white kit in support of the 'No More Red' outreach and anti-knife crime initiative with adidas during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Nottingham Forest and Arsenal at City Ground on January 09, 2022 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

“Loved my time there”: 26yo admits Arsenal uncertainty

Kieran Tierney: Arsenal future unclear. Defender praises Gunners but loves loan life in Spain, hints at tough decision.
Mikel Arteta vs Burnley (Photo by Laurence Griffiths / POOL / AFP)

Can Arsenal avoid complacency against Burnley? Arteta’s message

Arteta emphasises Burnley threat despite Arsenal's current form. Discusses Havertz, Raya, and the fight to avoid complacency.
DAGENHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: Jonas Eidevall, Manager of Arsenal, inspects the pitch prior to the Barclays Women's Super League match between West Ham United and Arsenal FC at Chigwell Construction Stadium on February 04, 2024 in Dagenham, England. (Photo by Richard Pelham/Getty Images)

Arsenal women in advanced talks over Australia trip alongside Tottenham men’s team

Arsenal Women could play in Australia! Melbourne showdown against A-League stars a possibility with Matildas on the pitch.
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 18: Marquinhos #27 of Arsenal FC looks on during the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge between Arsenal FC and MLS All-Stars at Audi Field on July 18, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Arsenal confirm Brazilian’s exit

Marquinhos leaves Arsenal on loan. Deal includes option for Fluminense to buy – what does this mean for his future?