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.

Francis Coquelin agrees four-year deal

Arsene Wenger said recently that Le Coq's new deal was '99% there' and now it seems if they've completed the final 1%.

Should Wenger let Sanchez play against Spurs if he wants to?

Alexis Sanchez is so desperate to play against Tottenham on Saturday that he's ready to defy medical advice to do so. That doesn't mean Arsenal should let him.

Expected Arsenal lineup v Spurs

Ahead of the north London Derby, we try and predict how the side will line up at White Hart Lane.

FA investigate Chambers deal but won't say why

The FA have opened an investigation into Calum Chambers transfer from Southampton to Arsenal but won't reveal why or what they are looking for.

Sanchez delighted to play for Chile in front of 'incredible Arsenal fans'

Alexis has been speaking about his delight at facing Brazil with Chile at the Emirates in March.

Fitness update – Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been ruled out of Saturday's game as the midfielder continues his recovery from injury.

Bielik and Gnabry to feature for Arsenal u21’s on Monday night

Arsenal are set to welcome Serge Gnabry back from injury and hand Krystian Bielik his first outing in an Arsenal shirt.

Sanchez out for Tottenham but Welbeck returns

Despite reports earlier in the week that Alexis would be fit to return against Tottenham, he has been ruled out.

What can Arsenal and Tottenham expect from Saturday's referee?

Martin Atkinson will take charge of Tottenham v Arsenal, so what can we expect? Find out here.

15 emotions that let you know you're an Arsenal fan

Watching Arsenal can provoke a wide range of contrasting emotions, often all at the same time.

Alexis Sanchez and Danny Welbeck back for Tottenham

Arsenal are set to welcome Alexis Sanchez and Danny Welbeck back into the side for the trip up Seven Sisters Road on Saturday.

Podolski left out of Inter Milan’s Europa League squad

Lukas Podolski left Arsenal to get minutes. At Inter Milan things don't seem to be going quite according to plan.

How did Arsenal do in the January transfer window?

For once, January in the transfer market was a calm one for both Arsenal and the fans. Getting their business tied up relatively early and...

Gabriel – I started as an attacker

He arrived to help Arsenal in defence, but Gabriel started life as an attacker - and not a very good one.

Podolski fails to play 90 again + loan roundup and youth news

Catch up with all of Arsenal's players who are currently out on loan as well as the news from the youth team and reserves for the past week.

Record English goalscorer retires from international duty to focus on Arsenal & coaching

England's all-time leading goalscorer, Kelly Smith, has said goodbye to international football despite the upcoming World Cup.

New deal for Akpom + Coquelin's new wages - report

Chuba Akpom is believed to have agreed a four-and-a-half year deal with Arsenal.

Walcott on Alexis return and deadline day stress

The transfer window has closed but Theo Walcott sees Arsenal's injured stars as 'new players' who will give Arsene Wenger a selection headache.

Survey – What sort of Arsenal content do you enjoy?

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Wenger congratulates Bellerin but offers warning about priorities

Hector Bellerin has captured the imagination of Arsenal fans everywhere. Thrown into the side in order to cover for the unlucky Mathieu Debuchy, the 19-year-old...

Wenger reveals Giroud substitution was a precatution

Olivier GIroud picked up a small knock against Aston Villa on Sunday and was substituted as a precautionary measure by the manager.

What happened to Anthony Taylor?

Anthony Taylor took charge of Arsenal v Aston Villa on Sunday at the Emirates, so how did the man in the middle get on?

Hector Bellerin gives Oscar-type speech after first goal

Hector Bellerin scored his first ever professional goal on Sunday against Aston Villa, and he seemed to enjoy it.

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

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

Video - Walcott presents Ozil with his MOTM award

Mesut Ozil and Theo Walcott spoke to the press after Arsenal's demolition of Aston Villa and Theo presented the German with his MOTM award.

Video - Wenger on winning, Ozil, Villa + more

Arsene Wenger speaks Mesut Ozil, Aston Villa, catching the leaders and more.

Arsenal swat Aston Villa aside as Ozil answers his critics

Arsenal faced Aston Villa at the Emirates in the Premier League. Here's a brief overview of what happened.

Find out which Arsenal star sees Coquelin as a big part of the team

Francis Coquelin was recalled from loan as an emergency measure. But, since his return, the French midfielder has really grabbed his opportunity and moved himself...

Walcott – Gabriel likes to put his foot in

Gabriel has only just arrived at the club but he's already leaving his mark. Read what Theo Walcott and Arsene Wenger have had to say about the Brazilian after he took part in training.

Arsenal hope for Walcott contract resolution by March

It's Theo contract time again. This time, however, things should be a lot more straightforward.

Mikel Arteta reveals who is the best at delivering the final ball

Mikel Arteta gives his thoughts on the recent performances of Santi Cazorla and Mesut Ozil and reveals which one plays the best through balls.

Rosicky or Ozil? How will Arsenal lineup against Aston Villa?

Arsenal welcome Aston Villa to the Emirates on Sunday. This is how we think they will lineup.

Wenger reveals the key to Gabriel’s signing

Arsene Wenger has explained what convinced him to buy Gabriel from Villarreal and what the Arsenal fans can expect from their new centreback.

Arsenal's new number five and what he has to live up to

Arsenal have handed their new boy, Gabriel, the number five shirt. We take a look at the last four players to wear that shirt.

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.

Injury Update - Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain 30th January 2015

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will miss out on Arsenal's game against Aston Villa, while Alexis Sanchez will be rested. There could, however, be a surprise inclusion in the squad.

Arsenal close to another new deal

Out of contract in the summer, Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Francis Coquelin is close to agreeing a new deal, but what about the others who are free to leave in the summer?

Jack Wilshere return date given

Jack Wilshere has been out since November last year with an ankle injury. Arsene Wenger has given the latest update as the player recovers.

Danny Welbeck to return for Tottenham game

Danny Welbeck hasn't played since the end of December but he is set to make his return against Tottenham at White Hart Lane.

Proof Alexis Sanchez is human after all

Alexis Sanchez is a doubt for the game against Aston Villa with a minor injury. Find out more here.