John Robson

OTD Arsenal’s smallest goalkeeper makes debut

On this day in 1922, John ‘Jock’ Robson, Arsenal’s smallest ever league goalkeeper at 5’8”, made his debut for the club against Bolton in a 5-nil win.
alan smith

OTD Arsenal sign Leicester City striker

On 26 March 1987, Arsenal signed Alan Smith from Leicester for £750,000.

17-year-old signs Southampton deal after being released by Arsenal

Nathan Tella has put pen to paper on his first professional contract as a Southampton player, just months after joining after a successful trial period following his Arsenal departure.

Oxlade-Chamberlain explains difference between Arsenal and Liverpool

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is taking a while to settle in at Liverpool.

Wenger explains when he spotted "special" striker

Arsenal's last game against Dinamo Zagreb saw the Gunners qualify for the Champions League group stage with a 2-1 win against the Croatian side. After...

Charlie Nicholas' prediction for Arsenal's Europa League clash on Thursday

Former Gunner Charlie Nicholas reckons that Arsenal will win away to BATE Borisov on Thursday night as a result of fielding a strong team.

Pundit admits Arsenal star has been 'hit and miss' and gives advice on how...

Arsenal legend, Ray Parlour, reckons that Granit Xhaka needs to take a leaf out of Gilberto Silva's book when it comes to reading the game.

Arsenal wanted him, so why did Gnabry want to leave so badly?

At a BTSport live Facebook event, Arsene Wenger confirmed that he wanted to keep Serge Gnabry at the club during the summer so why did he want to leave so badly?

62-goal forward changed mind about leaving, Wenger sold him anyway says super agent

Football super agent Jon Smith says Emmanuel Adebayor changed his mind about his Manchester City move, but Arsene Wenger ushered him out the door anyway.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - AUGUST 09: Samir Nasri of Anderlecht in action during the Jupiler Pro League match between RSCA or Royal Sporting Club Anderlecht and KV Mechelen at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on August 09, 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Club set to sack former Gunner over his behaviour during lockdown

RSC Anderlecht are planning to sack Samir Nasri over his behaviour during the coronavirus lockdown, as the only player to fail to follow their instructions.

Most goals, second-most assists, most shots: Former Gunner is shining for new club

Carlos Vela is dominating MLS football this season, leading the league in a number of stats as his team LAFC also top the division.
London, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal's Sol Campbell celebrates his second goal during their Premiership match against Everton at home to Arsenal at Highbury footabll grounds in London, 19 September 2005. AFP PHOTO/CARL DE SOUZA

OTD Arsenal beat Everton 2-0 to relieve pressure & give debut to 17yo

On this day in 2005, Arsenal beat Everton 2-0 at Highbury to claim their third win of the Premier League season, having lost of...

Arsenal legend 'stunned' by rumours surrounding 28-year-old

Former Arsenal defender Nigel Winterburn says he fears for his old club should Alexis Sanchez leave in the coming days.
Arsenal's English midfielder Sanchez Watt in action during their Carling Cup 3rd round match against West Bromwich Albion at The Emirates Stadium, London, on September 22, 2009. (Photo by GLYN KIRK / AFP via Getty Images)

Former Arsenal man confirms plan to return to club

Former Arsenal academy product Sanchez Watt has confirmed his plans to return to the club and work at Hale End, but he's not there yet.

Former Arsenal defender could return to the Premier League

Former Arsenal centre-back Johan Djourou could reportedly be returning to the Premier League this month, with relegation threatened side Swansea City keen on his signature.
MADRID, SPAIN - JANUARY 04: Samir Nasri of Sevilla takes to the field during the Copa del Rey Round of 16 First Leg match between Real Madrid and Sevilla at Bernabeu on January 4, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

UEFA re-open doping investigation against former Arsenal player

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Samir Nasri's appeal against a doping investigation, allowing UEFA to continue looking into the former Arsenal midfielder who faces a four-year ban.

10 years ago today: Invincible Arsenal Ladies win the UEFA Women's Cup

On this day 10 years ago, Arsenal Ladies won the UEFA Women's Cup after drawing 0-0 at home to Umea UIK following their 1-0 away win thanks to a rare Alex Scott goal.

Paul Merson backs Arsene Wenger’s decision to bench star contract rebel

Paul Merson agrees with Arsene Wenger's decision to start Alexis Sanchez on the bench against Chelsea last Sunday.
27 Oct 1999: Dennis Bergkamp of Arsenal lines up a free-kick during the UEFA European Champions League Group B match against Fiorentina played at Wembley Stadium, London. The game finished in a 1-0 away win for Fiorentina and saw the elimination of Arsenal from the second phase. (Alex Livesey/Allsport)

"It hurts sometimes": Dennis Bergkamp gives his assessment of Arsenal's current situation

Dennis Bergkamp says Arsenal's current situation is difficult and it hurts sometimes, and he believes they should be doing better than they are.

I want to make history: Former Arsenal forward 'delighted' to 'great club'

Wellington Silva is delighted to have joined Internacional, and confirmed that surgery will not be required to fix a long-standing pubis problem.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: Manuel Pellegrini, Manager of West Ham United talks with Jack Wilshere of West Ham United during the Premier League match between West Ham United and AFC Bournemouth at London Stadium on August 18, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Henry Browne/Getty Images)

Arsenal fan favourite has ankle surgery

Jack Wilshere will miss at least a month of action after the midfielder had to undergo surgery on the ankle injury he picked up recently.

Why do Arsenal play in red with white sleeves?

Would you believe that the reason Arsenal still wear red and white kits today was originally because of lack of funds?

Emmanuel Petit names two Arsenal players he believes have ulterior motives for improved form

Emmanuel Petit feels Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are playing for a move in January.

Watch: Arsenal reject scores for new team

Andre Santos scored an actual, real life goal for FC Wil 1900 to bring his tally for this season up to three goals in...

Martin Keown has a theory on why Alexis Sanchez will start performing for Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez will improve now he knows he can leave in January, according to Martin Keown.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 22: William Gallas of Arsenal celebrates scoring the third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Portsmouth at the Emirates Stadium on August 22, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal captain: Wenger is stubborn, he’ll stay

Former Arsenal captain (urgh) William Gallas believes that Arsene Wenger is too stubborn and because of that, and his love for the club, he will stay at Arsenal.

Arsenal flop signs for SPAL 2103

Former Arsenal defender, Johan Djourou, has signed a one-year deal with S.P.A.L. in Italy after the Swiss defender reached an agreement with Antalyaspor to terminate his contract, allowing him to join the Italians for free.
UDINE, ITALY - JULY 23: Aaron Ramsey of Juventus looks on during the Serie A match between Udinese Calcio and Juventus at Stadio Friuli on July 23, 2020 in Udine, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Why Arsenal probably shouldn’t re-sign Aaron Ramsey

Andrea Pirlo has reportedly told Aaron Ramsey that he can find a new club and they've proposed swapping him with Wolves so they can get their hands on Raul Jimenez.

Former Gunner admits conversation with Unai Emery convinced him to leave

Chuba Akpom has revealed how a conversation with Unai Emery convinced him to move on to PAOK last summer, even though he's still an Arsenal fan who watches every game.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Alexis Sanchez refused entry to United States

Former Arsenal man Alexis Sanchez will not take part in Manchester United’s pre-season tour of the States after he was denied entry to the country due to his tax problems in Spain.
David Dein was previously the closest thing to a Director of Football at Arsenal.

David Dein hints Arsene Wenger will take national team job in January

Arsene Wenger has been offered 'four or five jobs' according to his close friend, and former Arsenal vice-chairman, David Dein who hints that he might take a national team job.

Alan Smith compares Wenger's Arsenal to Ferguson's title winning Manchester United side

Alan Smith reckons that whomever takes over from Arsene Wenger will have a pretty easy job, while comparing the current Arsenal squad to Sir Alex Ferguson's 'squad in decline'.
Arsenal's French defender William Gallas during a training session at the club's complex in London Colney, on March 30, 2010. Arsenal are to play Barcelona in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League Wednesday. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal and Chelsea defender reveals what supporters did on his deubt for the...

William Gallas claims that he was surprised when Arsenal supporters applauded him rather than booed him on his debut for the Gunners against Middlesbrough.

Ex-Arsenal academy striker Olufela Olomola wanted by 4 Football League clubs

Former Arsenal academy striker Olufela Olomola has four League One and League Two clubs weighing up a January move, according to reports.

Arsenal flop confirms he’s leaving

Denis Suarez has confirmed he is leaving Barcelona this summer after his disastrous loan spell at Arsenal.
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - AUGUST 31: Thierry Henry assistant manager of Belgium looks on prior to the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Belgium and Gibraltar at Stade Maurice Dufrasne on August 31, 2017 in Liege, Belgium. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Henry snubbed Wenger farewell 'because he didn't get the job' at Arsenal

Richard Keys claims Thierry Henry missed Arsene Wenger's final match as manager at the Emirates Stadium because he didn't get the job to replace his former boss.
Arsenal's French defender William Gallas during a training session at the club's complex in London Colney, on March 30, 2010. Arsenal are to play Barcelona in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League Wednesday. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Gallas: This is why Tottenham will not succeed in Champions League

Former Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham defender William Gallas says the Spurs side are "too young for the Champions League" next season and believes they could struggle.

Ian Wright says "it's a huge shame" Arsenal will be without this player on...

Ian Wright is disappointed about Alexandre Lacazette's injury, as the Frenchman's absence could be felt in Saturday's clash with Manchester United.
Charlie George

OTD Arsenal score 2 against Tottenham at White Hart Lane

On 17 April 1985, Arsenal beat Tottenham 2-0 at White Hart Lane.
Peter Marinello

OTD Arsenal pay 6-figure transfer fee for first time

On this day in 1970, Arsenal paid £100,000 to sign Peter Marinello – the first time they had ever paid a six-figure sum for a player.