Lewis Ambrose

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Usually found watching or talking about English or German football. Interested in tactics (but often despairing a lack of them). Favourite players: Bergkamp, Arteta, Özil

How Danny Welbeck beat Manchester United

You grow supporting a club and dreaming that, maybe one day, you’ll score the winner in front of thousands of fans chanting your name. Maybe not how Danny dreamed it, but he's a Gooner now.

José Antonio Reyes, a career wrecked at Old Trafford

Jose Antonio Reyes could have been world class. But then he went to Old Trafford...

The battle to become undisputed cup kings – Manchester United v Arsenal

Arsenal and Manchester United have both won the FA Cup 11 times. Only one of them will have the chance to make it 12 this season.

Arsenal and Manchester United swapped strikers, but who got the better deal?

Arsenal and Manchester United have swapped a pair of strikers in the past few years, but who got the better deal?

Why Arsene Wenger needs to stand up to Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez needs a rest, but will Arsene Wenger ever go against the player's wishes and give him one?

Why Arsenal must move up not mess up

Arsenal were relieved to get back to winning ways on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over Everton, but a trip to West London could prove a sterner test on Wednesday night.

Why Gabriel offered enough to worry Mertesacker

Making his first Premier League start, it was interesting to see how Gabriel Paulista got on. We kept a close eye on him against Everton.

Ozil's understated class and the tactics behind Arsenal's 2-0 win over Everton

How Mesut Ozil shone once again and a look at the tactics behind Arsenal's win over Everton

Why Arsenal need a win, not a performance, against Everton

Arsenal welcome Everton to the Emirates on Sunday hoping for a reaction to their midweek disaster, but winning is all that matters.

Arsene Wenger's rare treat against Monaco – a preview

Lewis Ambrose previews the return of the Champions League with Monaco the next top European side to visit the Emirates.

Find out the point of Arsenal in the Champions League

Champions League football returns to Emirates Stadium this week, but can we have any genuine aspirations to win it in the near future? If we can’t, what’s the point?

How Arsenal can regain fourth place

The Gunners look to burst into the top four on Saturday afternoon. To do so, they'll have to gun down the Eagles at Selhurst Park.

Striker backtracks in an attempt to save his Arsenal career

Lukas Podolski is now tracking back more than ever before in an attempt to save his Arsenal career. Read more about what it means for the World Cup winner here.

How Arsenal swept the Manchester City slayers aside with another tactical change

Lewis Ambrose looks at the tactics behind Arsenal's comfortable win over Middlesbrough in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday at the Emirates.

Arsenal's task against a Chelsea-inspired Boro will not be easy one

A look ahead to the game against Middlesbrough in the FA Cup on Sunday at the Emirates. Lewis Ambrose looks ahead to the game.

Arsenal's problems with five-man defender systems is cause for concern

A look back at Arsenal's game against Leicester with the added benefit of time to calm down. Lewis Ambrose finds some deeper problems than just a poor performance.

Arsenal called upon to have 'complete focus' ahead of Leicester City visit

Arsenal welcome Leicester City to the Emirates on Tuesday night for a Premier League game. Lewis Ambrose looks ahead to the fixture.

This is how Wenger solves his wide-man dilemma

A slight shock emerged at 11:45 on Saturday as Arsène Wenger named his starting XI and plumped for Danny Welbeck ahead of Theo Walcott. Walcott...

Arsene Wenger's 45th game against Tottenham set to be a cracker

Arsenal travel to Tottenham on Saturday for the north London derby. Read our match preview here.

Why Arsenal's new counter-attacking approach is thanks to Spurs

Arsenal's defeat at Tottenham last season was a watershed moment for Arsenal and their tactical approach to the game. Lewis Ambrose explains more here.

Arsenal add three to their Champions League squad

Arsenal have submitted their official Champions League squad ahead of the competition getting under way again in just a few weeks.

How Wenger is building his best ever defence

Arsenal have now got strength in depth at the back and this could well be Arsene Wenger's best defence yet.

Arsenal to continue good run against poor Aston Villa

We take a look ahead to Arsenal's next Premier League match against Aston Villa at the Emirates.

Five games against Aston Villa that show anything can happen

Arsenal and Aston Villa meet regularly, here is a look at the last five fixtures between the two sides.

Why it’s no big deal if Chuba Akpom leaves

Chuba Akpom is out of contract in the summer and is stalling on a new deal. With offers from around Europe, is it a big deal if he leaves?

Why playing Mesut Ozil wide is no bad thing for Arsenal

After three months out with a knee injury, Mesut Ozil is ready for his first start. Will it be centrally or out on the wing? The German is so good, it doesn't really matter.

Brighton v Arsenal FA Cup Preview

After plenty of transfer talk and the reaction to the win over Manchester City it’s the weekend again and we can finally get back...

Arsenal’s interest in German piqued – report

Sport Bild are reporting Arsenal's interest in VfB Stuttgart and Germany U19 defender Timo Baumgartl. The highly-rated teenager started the season in Germany's third division...

Agent move could open the door for Arsenal

Spanish newspaper Sport are reporting that Espanyol defender Hector Moreno (27) has changed agents to be represented by Mino Raiola. The agent has a reputation for...

Manchester City v Arsenal – here’s to an Alexis Sanchez masterclass

A week between Arsenal games is never too enjoyable as far as I’m concerned, but it’s certainly easier to stomach when a performance is...