LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 25: Park Chu-Young of Arsenal is congratulated by team mates after scoring his teams second goal of the game during the Carling Cup Fourth Round match between Arsenal and Bolton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

9 Arsenal Banter Era players: Where are they now?

Gael Clichy left Arsenal in the summer of 2011 because he didn't feel wanted, so who else left that summer which heralded the start of the Banter Era.

£34m: 2 of Arsenal’s biggest flops cost more than you think

Marouane Chamakh may have arrived on a free with Park Chu Young costing a paltry £5.85m but by the end of their time at Arsenal they had cost the club a combined total of £34m for not a lot in return.
LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 09: Julio Baptista (R) of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's fifth goal to complete his hat trick with team mate Jeremie Aliadiere during the Carling Cup quarter final match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on January 9, 2007, in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger ‘went absolutely mental’ says former forward

Arsene Wenger 'went absolutely mental' says Jeremie Aliadiere when Arsenal got smashed 6-1 by Manchester United which isn't entirely surprising given we all did the exact same.
Abou Diaby (R), player of English premier league football team Arsenal, attends a press conference in Hong Kong on July 28, 2012. Arsenal will play Hong Kong side Kitchee on July 29. AFP PHOTO / Dale de la Rey

Is Abou Diaby one of Arsenal’s biggest ‘what ifs’?

It will always be one of the biggest 'what ifs' in football for me - what if Abou Diaby had never met Dan Smith?

Arsene Wenger’s 5 most dubious free Arsenal transfers

It’s hard to complain when you receive something for free but it would be difficult to criticise anyone for thinking that these free Arsenal transfers were still a waste of money.
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David Rocastle, Arsenal’s most beloved number 7: With Ian Wright interview

Listen as we relive Rocastle's Arsenal career with exclusive soundbites from Ian Wright, while other former Arsenal players reveal what they truly felt about the great man.
Togo's national football team Togolese forward Emmanuel Adebayor smiles during a training session on January 18, 2017 in Bitam during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Gabon.

Emmanuel Adebayor hates Arsenal as he tweaks his own narrative

Emmanuel Adebayor has been ranting again while three Arsenal loanees are doing things to make people take notice
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Partey, Flores, Azeez, more: Essential Arsenal news today

Here's a roundup of the most essential Arsenal news today, interesting snippets and relevant football news from the day.
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Tottenham Hotspur s Harry Kane left and Son Heung-min appear dejected during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday September 26, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

Harry Kane booed as he turns into Alexis Sanchez

Amid the hilarity of Harry Kane's performance against Arsenal and his complete no-show this season, it occurred to me that Manchester City have, yet again, disturbed a rival player to the point of crippling him.

Emi Martinez and his massive Arsenal chip

Few things drone on more than a man with a chip on his shoulder and that's exactly what Emi Martinez seems to be despite how well it's been going for him.

Episode 300 Pt 1: Causes for optimism, Arsenal squad needs and requirements

Celebrate 300 episodes as we look back at the contrasting fortunes of the men's and women's teams against Chelsea, what we can learn from both and where £50m man Ben White fits in.
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Why doesn’t Herbert Chapman get talked about like Busby and Shankly?

Herbert Chapman is an Arsenal legend, but shouldn't he be a footballing one all fans know?
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50 years on: Liam Brady (long-read)

50 years ago today, on 11 June, 1971, Liam Brady joined Arsenal's Academy, so we take a long look back at his time at the club as a player.

Why Arsenal needed Unai Emery to fail

Unai Emery’s reputation among Arsenal fans hasn’t exactly been enhanced since he left the club but let's take a look back at why it might not have been a bad thing that he failed at Arsenal.
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What happened to Gedion Zelalem?

Gedion Zelalem was signed by Arsenal in 2013 but made only four appearances for the senior team, so where is he now?

Celebrating Arsenal’s Irish connection: St Patrick’s Day Special

I'm sure it won't have escaped the attention of all reading this that today is St. Patrick's Day, and as such is a date associated with all things Irish.
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Mikel Arteta adopts Arsene Wenger’s fatal flaw

If Mikel Arteta wants to turn things around at Arsenal, he needs to let go of something he has obviously picked up from Arsene Wenger.
30 Sep 1998: Martin Keown of Arsenal is congratulated by his team-mates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League match against Panathinaikos played at Wembley Stadium in London, England. The match finished in a 2-1 victory for Arsenal. (Shaun Botterill /Allsport)

5 matches that Arsenal fans will look back on with fond memories

Arsenal have provided the footballing world with plenty of entertainment over the years, and here we look at their 5 best matches.
(Aug 1993: Peter Schmeichel of Manchester United waits by the post with Ian Wright of Arsenal during the Charity Shield Final match played at Wembley Stadium in London, england. Manchester United won 6-5 on penalties. (Shaun Botterill/Allsport)

Arsenal legends: Ian Wright Wright Wright!

Thinking about something to write this weekend... well, I didn't have to think too hard. I thought a look back at the career of Arsenal legend, Ian Wright, may be in order.

Arsene Wenger gets perfect revenge on Jose Mourinho

Arsene Wenger's long-anticipated book dropped this week and there was not a single mention of Jose Mourinho, the best snub possible from the former Arsenal manager.
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - APRIL 24: (L-R) Substitutes Theo Walcott, Jack Wilshere and Danny Welbeck of Arsenal look on from the bench during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on April 24, 2016 in Sunderland, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Wilshere, Welbeck, Walcott: What went wrong?

Danny Welbeck and Jack Wilshere ended deadline day without a club while Theo Walcott ended up back at Southampton, so what happened?
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?

Freddie Ljungberg: Model, man, manager

13 years ago, a Swedish Calvin Klein model crowned a distinguished career in front of the camera with the receipt of a prestigious and much-coveted award.
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)

How many players moved from Chelsea to Arsenal before Willian?

Willian is now an Arsenal player but how many players have moved from Chelsea to Arsenal over the years?
Arsenal fans celebrate outside the Emirates stadium in north London on August 1, 2020, after their team won the English FA Cup final football match against Chelsea. - Arsenal won the match 2-1. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP)

Quite possibly the most depressing 19/20 Arsenal season review you’ll read

2020 has been a hell of a year for most people and footballing woes, in the light of everything else that’s going on around the planet, are trivial in comparison. Welcome to the most depressing end-of-season review you're going to read this summer.
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90 years ago: Arsenal’s first FA Cup final win

Today, thanks to Arsène Wenger's influence, Arsenal are FA Cups kings with 13 but Arsenal's first FA Cup came 90 years ago, in the 1929/30 season.
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (R) and Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil smile as Arsenal players celebrate their victory over Chelsea in the English FA Cup final football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London on May 27, 2017. Aaron Ramsey scored a 79th-minute header to earn Arsenal a stunning 2-1 win over Double-chasing Chelsea on Saturday and deliver embattled manager Arsene Wenger a record seventh FA Cup. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS

What if Mesut Ozil wasn’t the start of something at Arsenal but the end?

Mesut Ozil was pictured training with the Arsenal squad ahead of their last Premier League game of the season but there will be no goodbyes for the man who was supposed to herald a new era but turned out to be something else instead.
16 Oct 1999: Nwankwo Kanu scores Arsenal's 4th goal during the FA Carling Premiership match against Everton at Highbury in London, England. Arsenal won the match 4 - 0. Credit: Tony O''Brien /Allsport

Unung Arsenal heroes: Kanu

Nwankwo Kanu was the king of the cheeky toe poke.
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Tomas Rosicky: One of Arsenal’s greatest number 7s

Born in Prague on 4th October 1980, Tomas Rosicky had football in his blood and signed for Arsenal on 23 May 2006.
Arsenal's Spanish coach Unai Emery attends the UEFA Europa League round of 16 first leg football match between Stade Rennais FC and Arsenal FC at the Roazhon Park stadium in Rennes, northwestern France on March 7, 2019. (Photo by LOIC VENANCE / AFP)

Unai Emery talks more nonsense

Unai Emery is back again blaming everybody around him for his own failures.

Arsene Wenger’s final season: 2017/18 review – November to January

Two years after the end of Arsene Wenger's final season with Arsenal, we're looking back at the manager's final campaign, and this time specifically November to January.
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Arsene Wenger’s final season: 2017/18 review – August to October

Two years after Arsene Wenger's final season with Arsenal, let's take a look back at the manager's final campaign, starting with August to October.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says goodbye to the Arsenal fans after 22 years at the helm at the end of the Premier League match between Arsenal and Burnley at Emirates Stadium on May 6, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Remembering our goodbyes to Arsene Wenger

Two years ago, Arsene Wenger said goodbye to Arsenal after his final match. This was what I wrote at the time...
Arsenal's Invincibles LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal's Patrick Vieira (L) and Thierry Henry celebrate after winning the Premiership title and defeating Leicsester City 15 May, 2004 at Highbury in London. Arsenal defeated Leicester City 2-1 and finish the season undefeated. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal’s Invincibles: When Arsenal amazed and went 49 undefeated

There have been many pretenders, including Liverpool in the 9/20 season, but none have come close to Arsenal's Invincibles magnificent achievement of going undefeated.
Arsenal's French coach Arsene Wenger waves as he arrive for a state dinner at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris, on June 6, 2014, following the international D-Day commemoration ceremony on the beach of Ouistreham, Normandy, marking the 70th anniversary of the World War II Allied landings in Normandy. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

2 years on: The King Is Dead

In many respects, Arsenal's 2-1 hammering of the newly crowned Premier League champions, Chelsea, in the Wembley sunshine last May can now be regarded as the cruelest of false dawns.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta is seen ahead of the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Portsmouth and Arsenal at Fratton Park stadium in Portsmouth, southern England, on March 2, 2020.

Mikel Arteta: Arsenal man

Despite now sitting on the Arsenal bench as head coach, Mikel Arteta's career as one of Arsenal's unsung playing heroes should never be forgotten.
English footballer Peter Simpson of Arsenal F.C., 8th August 1969. (Photo by Michael Webb/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Unsung Arsenal heroes: Peter Simpson

Some players come into the category of the under-appreciated because they are over-shadowed by superior team-mates. Others because they excel in under-achieving teams. There are even those whose ebullient personalities serve to distract from their dedication and skill. None of these apply to Peter Frederick Simpson.

25 years on: The day that changed Arsenal forever

20 years ago Arsenal sacked George Graham. Little did anyone imagine the chain of events that would unfold.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery looks on from the bench during the UEFA Europa League Group F football match between Vitoria Guimaraes SC and Arsenal FC at the Dom Afonso Henriques stadium in Guimaraes on November 6, 2019. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP)

Why Unai Emery is wrong to blame Arsenal fans for his own failures

Unai Emery has heaped a huge dollop of responsibility for his sacking on top of Arsenal fans when the reality is we were the least of his problems given his own ineptitude.
Former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson. Picture: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Paul Merson: This time last year, I wanted to kill myself

With FA Cup games kicking off a minute later than normal to highlight mental health issues, Paul Merson has revealed that this time last year he was suicidal.