Lee Hurley

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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.

Official – Bielik to arrive for Arsenal medical on Friday

Arsenal have all-but sealed the deal for Legia Warsaw’s young midfielder Krystian Beilik. The 17-year-old is expected to arrive in London on Friday to undergo...

Arsenal England youngster invited to represent Nigeria

Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi has been invited to join the Nigerian u23 side despite having already turned out for England at u16, 17 and 18...

Injury update – Arteta undergoes surgery, out for three months

After reporting earlier on Thursday that Mikel Arteta would be out for another few weeks - we couldn't have been more wrong. Going on reports...

Injury update – Danny Welbeck

Danny Welbeck is set to make his return for Arsenal. The forward, who has been out for the past three games due to a thigh...

Injury update – Mathieu Debuchy

Arsenal could be facing life without Mathieu Debuchy for up to three months. The full-back, who dislocated his shoulder when he was shoved into the...

Injury update – Mikel Arteta

Arsenal's captain has suffered an injury set-back and looks likely to be missing for some time yet. Mikel Arteta has been sidelined with a calf...

Done deal – Afobe signs for Wolves, his new ‘permanent home’

Benik Afobe has ended his time with Arsenal and begun a new chapter of his career with Wolves. The 21-year-old, who was with Arsenal since...

Mesut Ozil fitness update

Mesut Ozil made his long awaited return from injury on Sunday. The playmaker, who has been out for three months with a knee injury that...

Arsenal’s wage bill still fourth as Manchester United top the lot

As Chelsea finally got around to filing their annual accounts we can now see the order of clubs according to their wage bills for...

Crouch becomes second Stoke player to apologise for weekend’s actions

Peter crouch has issued an apology for injuring Nacho Monreal on Sunday during the Premier League game. The 6’7” striker caught Monreal across the face...

Done deal – Yaya Sanogo joins Crystal Palace on loan [with interview]

Crystal Palace have confirmed the signing of Yaya Sanogo on loan for the rest of the season. Despite being chased quite hard by Bordeaux, Arsene...

Arsenal youth & reserves news 13th January 2015

News Reserve keeper Matt Macey joined Accrington Stanley on loan. The initial deal is for one month but should it go well it will be...

Kieran Gibbs injury update

Kieran Gibbs was missing from Arsenal’s matchday squad for their game against Stoke on Sunday. The fullback is suffering from an ankle injury once again...

Debuchy set to see specialist for shoulder injury after Stoke man’s shove

Mathieu Debuchy will have to see a specialist thanks to the shove from Stoke’s Marko Arnautovic which left him with a dislocated shoulder. Contrary to the...
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal (L) embraces Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal (R) after he is subbed during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Stoke City at the Emirates Stadium on December 10, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Video – Arsene Wenger post-Stoke press conference

In what was a polished display from the Gunners, a brace from Alexis Sanchez on top of Laurent Koscielny’s opener made sure that Arsene Wenger’s men left with all the points and some modicum of revenge for what happened at the Britannia

Arsenal 3 v Stoke 0 – Sanchez shines as Gunners sink Stoke

Arsenal breezed past Stoke at the Emirates on Sunday afternoon in the Premier League. Looking to make a point after the humiliation suffered at the...

Confirmed – Arsenal agree fee for young striker, medical done

Arsenal and Wolves have agreed a fee for Benik Afobe. The Arsenal youngster, who has been on loan with MK Dons, is out of contract...

Newcastle man admits he dreams of Arsenal

Arsenal have been heavily linked with a move for Newcastle United’s Moussa Sissoko and now the player has spoken about his future. Telling Telefoot in...

Podolski allowed to leave because Arsenal overstocked up front says Wenger

Arsene Wenger has revealed that he allowed Lukas Podolski to leave the club because he had too many players for that area of the...

Striker in talks over ‘permanent move’

MK Dons have confirmed that on-loan Arsenal striker seems set to leave the Emirates on a permanent basis. The striker, who has been at the...

Arsenal v Stoke – The man in the middle

Ahead of Arsenal’s game against Stoke on Sunday, we look at the man charged with refereeing the game. Referee: Jonathan Moss Assistants: R West, A Halliday Fourth...

Site update

As you have probably noticed, this site has been experiencing a load of technical difficulties lately. By ‘difficulties’ I mean the server is absolutely rubbish...

Arsenal and Real Sociedad in ‘advanced talks’

Despite letting Lukas Podolski leave and attempting to send Yaya Sanogo away, Arsenal could also see Joel Campbell leave this winter. According to reports in...

Arsenal v Stoke – The Battle of the Two Armies

I don’t like Stoke. That being said, given the amount of abuse I get from Stoke fans whenever I mention them, it’s safe to say...

Keeper admits injuries stopped him leaving on loan sooner

Arsenal’s Matt Macey has left the club on a one-month loan. He will spend the rest of January with Accrington Stanley in League Two. Although initially...

Arsenal FA Cup tie v Brighton to be shown live on TV

The FA have announced which of the FA Cup fourth round draws will be shown live on TV and Arsenal are included. The fixture, which...

Player who trialled with Arsenal opts for Real Madrid

Norwegian youngster Martin Odegaard has been on a little tour of Europe. Trialling at just about every top club across the top leagues, he stopped...

FIFA presidential candidate is an Arsenal fan

We all know FIFA is rotten, but could it be about to get a bit sweeter? Standing unopposed in the last two presidential elections, Sepp...

Who is the most injury-prone player at Arsenal? It’s not who you think

If you asked any Arsenal fan just who was the most injury-prone player at the club they would no doubt agree that it is...

VIDEO Dan Crowley scores spectacular freekick

Dan Crowley has scored a quite wonderful freekick for Arsenal's under-21's against Wolves. Taking a two-goal lead in the first half courtesy of goals from...

Sunderland, Crystal Palace and Aston Villa all chasing Sanogo

All the headlines regarding Yaya Sanogo at the minute are going to Bordeaux. With the French club leading the vocal chase for Arsenal’s young front...

Villareal enter race for Arsenal front man

According to a report from Spain, Villareal are keen to take Joel Campbell during this transfer window. The report, which is far from substantial, gives...

Danny Welbeck fitness update

Danny Welbeck faces a late fitness test ahead of Arsenal's game against Stoke on Sunday. The forward, who has missed the last two games with...

Arsenal drawn against Brighton in the FA Cup

Arsenal’s reward for beating Hull at the Emirates on Sunday is a tie against Brighton (away). Arsenal, who were number one in the draw, will be...

Arsenal announce Podolski departure

Arsenal have finally announced the departure of Lukas Podolski on loan for the rest of the season. The German, who flew to Italy on Friday...

Sanchez renames Chuba Akpom after Arsenal king

Chuba Akpom must be doing something right in training as Alexis Sanchez has renamed him ‘Titi’. The Arsenal youngster, who seemingly has a big future...

I did the best I could but I will improve – Joel Campbell

Joel Campbell was granted a rare start for Arsenal on Sunday against Hull in the FA Cup. Impressing and showing clear signs of improvement, the...

Ospina has a great future says Wenger

David Ospina kept his first clean sheet for Arsenal on Sunday against hull. Stepping in for Wojciech Szczesny, the Colombian was making only his third...

Ramsey, Flamini, Arteta and Ox injury updates

Arsene Wenger delivered some good news after his side’s FA Cup win at the Emirates on Sunday against Hull. Speaking after the game which saw...

Defender confirms Arsenal contact

The captain of Saint Etienne, Loic Perrin, has confirmed that Arsenal have been in touch with him in relation to a move to the...