Lee Hurley

7984 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
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.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (R) celebrates with Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka (L) after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 6, 2019. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

Arsenal defender neck injury makes him a doubt for Fulham vs Arsenal

David Luiz has picked up a rather vague 'neck complaint' that could be serious and is described as 'delicate'.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts to scoring the winning penalty as he jumps into the arms of Arsenal's Argentinian goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez during the shoot-out during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. (Photo by ANDREW COULDRIDGE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal star makes PFA Team of the Year but another misses out

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named in the PFA Team of the Year but Bukayo Saka misses out on the Young Player award.
Arsenal women

Miedema, Little, and Williamson named in FA WSL Team of the Year

Two Arsenal players have been named in the FA WSL Team of the Year with both Kim Little and Vivianne Miedema claiming a place.
Paris Saint-Germain's Spanish defender Irene Paredes (L) and Arsenal's English defender Leah Williamson talk to Swiss referee Esther Staubli (R) during the UEFA Women's Champions League quarter-final football match between Arsenal and Paris SG at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian on August 22, 2020. (Photo by Villar Lopez / POOL / AFP)

3 Arsenal players get England training camp call-up

Beth Mead, Leah Williamson and Jordan Nobbs have all been included in the England Women's squad for their September training camp. Former Arsenal youngster, Lotte...
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 29: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal is closed down by Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on April 29, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Mkhitaryan on leaving Arsenal after Alexis Manchester United comments

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has spoken about leaving Arsenal for Roma following Alexis Sanchez saying he wanted to leave Manchester United after 1 day
Owen Coyle ia fcjamshedpur.com

Once tipped to replace Arsene Wenger, Owen Coyle joins Jamshedpur FC

Owen Coyle was once tipped to replace Arsene Wenger but has just signed as the new head coach for Jamshedpur FC, so how'd that happen?
Arsenal women

Roord, routs and recognition: Arsenal women news update

Football returned this weekend for Arsenal women, so let's take a quick look around the main news this week. The FA WSL fixtures were...
Arsenal Third Kit leak (Photo via FootyHeadlines.com)

2 sign as 4 leave Arsenal

It's been a busy week for Arsenal with a number of matches, signings, departures, announcements and we're meant to be on a break!
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 19: Arsenal Manager, Mikel Arteta looks on during a Arsenal Training Session at London Colney on February 19, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Why Arsenal fans should be excited by Arteta’s 3 new coaches

Arsenal's new arrivals for Mikel Arteta's backroom staff, Carlos Cuesta, Andreas Georgson and Miguel Molina should get fans very excited.
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 21: Philippe Coutinho of Bayern Muenchen looks on during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and SC Paderborn 07 at Allianz Arena on February 21, 2020 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

2 clear favourites from 16 players linked with Arsenal

From Houssem Aouar to Wilfried Zaha, Philippe Coutinho and Thomas Partey, Arsenal have been linked with loads of players. Here are 16.
Villarreal's new Spanish coach Unai Emery (L) listens to Villarreal's president Fernando Roig during his official presentation at la Ceramica Stadium in Villarreal, on July 27, 2020. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN / AFP)

Former Arsenal midfielder helps Unai Emery win

Francis Coquelin helped Unai Emery to his second win in four games as Villarreal manager ahead of the new La Liga season getting underway.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal during the Arsenal Training Session at London Colney on July 26, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal shirt numbers: Dani Ceballos

Dani Ceballos will wear the number eight shirt for his season on loan with Arsenal but who else has worn it?
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 03: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Standard Liege at Emirates Stadium on October 03, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

How much are Arsenal paying to extend Dani Ceballos’ loan?

Arsenal's loan deal to sign Dani Ceballos from Real Madrid for the season will cost them last than it did last year.
Ben Sheaf with Coventry (ia Coentry City)

Arsenal 22-year-old joins Coventry City on loan with £750k option

Ben Sheaf has joined Coventry on a season long loan.

Francis Cagigao says goodbye to Arsenal

Francis Cagigao has said goodbye to Arsenal after 24 years at the club, the quiet man who discovered so many stars we love releasing a rare statement as he goes.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 12: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal and Dani Ceballos of Arsenal speak during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal FC at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on July 12, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Tim Goode/Pool via Getty Images)

Dani Ceballos will join Arsenal but will Hector Bellerin leave?

Dani Ceballos will be an Arsenal player next season and he is expected in London this week but will Hector Bellerin remain an Arsenal player?
Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes (R) fights for the ball with Montpellier's French forward Gaetan Laborde during the French L1 football match between Lille OSC (LOSC) and Montpellier Herault Sport Club (MHSC) at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Villeneuve-d'Ascq, on December 13, 2019. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI / AFP)

How much are Arsenal paying Gabriel Magalhaes?

Gabriel Magalhaes is now an Arsenal player but how much will he be paid? Less than he'd get at other clubs, that's for sure!

Arsenal shirt numbers: Gabriel Magalhaes

Gabriel Magalhaes is now an Arsenal player after completing his £25m move from Lille, but do you know what shirt number he got?
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp reacts during the friendly test match Liverpool v FC Salzburg in Salzburg, Austria on August 25 2020. (Photo by BARBARA GINDL / APA / AFP)

Martin Keown gives Jurgen Klopp advice

Martin Keown passed on some advice to Jurgen Klopp and, following another defeat at Mikel Arteta's hands, the German might be interested to know about Arsene Wenger's flipchart.
Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (C) celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

What Arsenal players are out of contract next summer?

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang hasn't agreed a new deal yet and he isn't the only one who is out of contract next summer
Marseille's French midfielder Morgan Sanson celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille (OM) and FC Girondins de Bordeaux (FCGB) at the Velodrome Stadium in Marseille, southern France, on December 8, 2019. (Photo by GERARD JULIEN / AFP) (Photo by GERARD JULIEN/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal contact Marseille and €30m player’s entourage

Arsenal have reportedly contacted both Marseille and Morgan Sanson's 'entourage' about signing the player this summer.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang lifts the trophy after winning the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. - Arsenal won the match 5-4 in a penalty shootout after drawing 1-1 in normal time. (Photo by ANDREW COULDRIDGE / POOL / AFP)

Work to do: Arteta confident and Aubameyang excited to be at Arsenal

Mikel Arteta is confident Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants to stay at Arsenal and Aubameyang is excited to be an Arsenal player
Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (C) celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

Build-up to Aubameyang’s goal against Liverpool as beautiful as the finish

Aubameyang gave Arsenal the lead against Liverpool at Wembley with a beautiful finish that stole the headlines, but what about the build-up?
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang lifts the trophy after winning the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. - Arsenal won the match 5-4 in a penalty shootout after drawing 1-1 in normal time. (Photo by ANDREW COULDRIDGE / POOL / AFP)

Mikel Arteta beats Jurgen Klopp again and wins another trophy

Arsenal beat Liverpool on penalties to win the 2020 Community Shield at Wembley making it 2 in 2 for Mikel Arteta.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 19: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur shakes hands with Demarai Gray of Leicester City after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on July 19, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

8 years later, Jose Mourinho finally understands Arsene Wenger’s point

Jose Mourinho led Tottenham to another trophyless-season when fourth place was worth something according to him. Remember when it wasn't?
PERUGIA, ITALY - JULY 31: Amadou Diawara of AS Roma in action during the pre-season friendly match between AC Perugia and AS Roma at Stadio Renato Curi on July 31, 2019 in Perugia, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Lucas Torreira replacement identified who wouldn’t mind moving to Arsenal

Arsenal are open to selling Lucas Torreira, the midfielder open to leaving, and Arsenal have identified a player who 'wouldn't mind' joining.
Mikel Arteta with Ben Cottrell at the friendly match against MK Dons (Photo via Cottrell on Instagram)

Episode 254: Football’s BACK – finally!

In episode 254, Matthew is joined by Anita to talk Arsenal downing MK Dons, possible departures and the Community Shield. 
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette (L) celebrates with Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (R) after scoring their fourth goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 16, 2020. - Arsenal won the game 4-0. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / AFP)

Alexandre Lacazette unhappy with Arteta plans, wants Atletico Madrid move

The Daily Star believe that Alexandre Lacazette is unhappy with Mikel Arteta's plans to build his team around his very good friend, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and is half way to Atletico Madrid in a huff.
Lille's French midfielder Boubakary Soumare celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Lille (LOSC) on May 5, 2019, at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France. (Photo by ROMAIN LAFABREGUE / AFP)

17 updates: Arsenal to raid Lille again, also reject Monaco bid

MEGA UPDATE 7: Arsenal rejected an offer from Monaco for a young star while Mikel Arteta is gearing up to raid Lille again, this time for a midfielder.
LISBON, PORTUGAL - AUGUST 14: Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona looks dejected during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final match between Barcelona and Bayern Munich at Estadio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica on August 14, 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Manu Fernandez/Pool via Getty Images)

Petit warns Messi and Manchester City about Premier League move

Former Arsenal and Barcelona man, Emmanuel Petit, has warned Lionel Messi against a move to the Premier League this summer.
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi reacts after Bayern Munich's third goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final football match between Barcelona and Bayern Munich at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on August 14, 2020. (Photo by Manu Fernandez / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal linked with Lionel Messi and not for the first time

Lionel Messi wants to leave Barcelona and has been linked with a move to Arsenal but did you know Arsenal tried to sign him in 2003?
Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli looks on during the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Bournemouth and Arsenal at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, southern England on January 27, 2020. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

How much do Arsenal players earn?

Footballers, as we know, earn a lot of money, but how much exactly do Arsenal players earn?
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta reacts during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Watford at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 26, 2020. (Photo by NEIL HALL / POOL / AFP)

4 players Arteta seems to want but Arsenal don’t

Over the last few weeks became clear that the final say on what players come and go at Arsenal did not rest with Mikel Arteta but with Raul Sanllehi and Edu above him, but now Sanllehi has gone, will things change?

Mikel Arteta wants Dennis Bergkamp who wants return

Mikel Arteta reportedly wants Dennis Bergkamp to join his coaching staff after Freddie Ljungberg's departure.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - JANUARY 01: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Liverpool arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool at Turf Moor on January 1, 2018 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Arsenal vs Liverpool: Who’s injured?

Arsenal face Liverpool in the Community Shield this weekend in what is the traditional curtain-raiser for the season, so who is fit to play? 
MUNICH, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Thiago Alcantara of Bayern Munich arrives prior to the DFB Cup semifinal match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Eintracht Frankfurt at Allianz Arena on June 10, 2020 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Kai Pfaffenbach/Pool via Getty Images)

Arsenal want Bayern Munich to reduce price for Thiago Alcantara

Arsenal have apparently 'checked' on Thiago Alcantara at Bayern Munich with the club eyeing the midfielder who is up for sale.
Salah-Eddine Oulad M'hand with Feyenoord (Photo via SCCR212 on Twitter)

Arsenal shirt numbers: Salah-Eddine Oulad M’Hand

Known simply as 'Salah,' Salah-Eddine Oulad M'Hand is a Dutch 18-year-old who arrived at the club out-of-the-blue this summer from Feyenoord, not to be confused with Ajax's 18-year-old defender, Anass Salah-Eddine.
COBHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Willian of Chelsea arrives for a training session ahead of their UEFA Champions League Group H match against Lille OSC at Chelsea Training Ground on December 09, 2019 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

Arsenal shirt numbers: Willian

As Arsenal close in on the signing of Willian as a free agent, let's see what numbers the player has worn previously and what is available for him at Arsenal should the deal actually go through.
VERONA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 15: Ismael Bennacer of AC Milan looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona and AC Milan at Stadio Marcantonio Bentegodi on September 15, 2019 in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Arsenal weren’t against my sale, so I left

Ismael Bennacer admits he left Arsenal because he wanted to play, something he's certainly been doing in Italy.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Arsenal celebrates his team's victory after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC at Emirates Stadium on January 19, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Will Arsenal sell Ainsley Maitland-Niles to Tottenham Hotspur?

Tottenham are interested in signing Ainsley Maitland-Niles, who is up for sale at Arsenal this summer. Deal or no deal?