LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 01: Danny Rose of Tottenham Hotspur speaks with referee Martin Atkinson during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 01, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Which referee gives the most penalties against Arsenal?

Ask any Arsenal fan and they will tell you that referees are quick to give penalties against them but not so quick to give a spot-kick to the Gunners, so is this true and who gives the most penalties against Arsenal?
Mike Dean

25% of this official's matches all involve Arsenal or Manchester United

Mike Dean has been in charge of 63 Arsenal Premier League games, far more than any other official in the history of the league, but he's refereed even more Manchester United games.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 02: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal applauds fans after his sides draw in the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal at American Express Community Stadium on October 02, 2021 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

35-year low for Arsenal with blank at Brighton

Arsenal kept another cleansheet this weekend in the Premier League but they also failed to score again, leaving them with just five goals from seven games - and three of those came against Tottenham!
Brighton and Hove Albion v Arsenal - Premier League - AMEX Stadium Arsenal s Alexandre Lacazette Copyright: Markx Pain

Alexandre Lacazette at Arsenal: Success or failure?

As I was doing some reading this week, I saw an article that claimed, "Lacazette has failed to impress during his time at the Emirates Stadium," and I thought to myself, has he really?
Mikel Arteta Arsenal head coach after a miss at the EPL match Arsenal v Norwich City, at the Emirates Stadium, London, UK on 11th September, 2021.

2 standouts: Arsenal player ratings vs Norwich

Arsenal finally got a win and a goal on Saturday when they beat Norwich 1-0 at the Emirates, but how did the players rate?
Manchester, England, 28th August 2021. Mikel Arteta manager of Arsenal applauds the fans after the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Picture credit: Darren Staples / Sportimage

Shocking Arsenal stats against Manchester City compound humiliation

It's one thing losing to a top side, but it's quite another to do it in the manner Arsenal managed at Manchester City on Saturday afternoon.
Granit Xhaka vs Burnley

Arsenal 28yo named in Premier League Best XI of the Season

Granit Xhaka has been named by the CIES Football Observatory in the Premier League Best XI of the Season.
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Arsenal s Mohamed Elneny celebrates scoring their side s first goal of the game during the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021. Copyright: Stu Forster

Surprise Arsenal man is 2nd best in Premier League & 12th in Europe

Mohamed Elneny is having the season of his life and is currently ranked 2nd best performer in the Premier League and 12th best out of all players in the top leagues across Europe this month.
Newcastle United's Joe Willock celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the Premier League match at Anfield, Liverpool. Picture date: Saturday April 24, 2021. Copyright: Clive Brunskill

5 in 5: Joe Willock youngest since Jose Antonio Reyes

Joe Willock has become the youngest player to score five goals in a row in the Premier League since Jose Antonio Reyes did it for Arsenal in 2004.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 07: Match Referee, Chris Kavanagh checks a VAR decision on screen ahead of showing Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal (not pictured) a red card during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on July 07, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Minus 7 – Arsenal suffer most at hands of VAR overturns in Premier League

You aren't imagining it if you think Arsenal are getting the worst of VAR, with ESPN totalling decisions to find Arsenal clear at the bottom of the table.
Hundreds of Arsenal fans gathered outside The Emirates Stadium in London in a oeKroenke out protest demanding the club owner Stanley Kroenke to leave. Owners of the six big British football clubs including Arsenal has become targets of fans after their failed attempt to form a European Super League last week. London United Kingdom - Copyright: Tayfun Salci

Where does Arsenal’s season rank in their worst so far?

If Arsenal win all their remaining Premier League games, they will finish with 61 points, so what does this total mean?
Arsene Wenger presente sa biographie a Strasbourg NEWS : Arsene Wenger presente sa biographie a Strasbourg - 17/10/2020 ELY androcegarra/panoramic

Arsenal’s shooting stats show part of their problem

Arsenal's shooting accuracy is considerably worse than the sides above them in the Premier League.
Emile Smith Rowe

Arsenal 3rd best PL side for youngsters behind Wolves and Sheffield United

Arsenal are the best top side in the Premier League when it comes to giving chances to under-21 players but they still lag behind Wolves and Sheffield United.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal talks to Referee, Chris Kavanagh after the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on February 06, 2021 in Birmingham, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Nick Potts - Pool/Getty Images)

Arsenal only side to commit under 300 fouls this season

Arsenal have committed fewer fouls than any other side in the league, not that that is reflected in their card record.
Saint-Denis, FRANCE: Arsenal midfielder Feddie Ljungberg (R) and manager Arsene Wenger give a press conference at Stade de France in St Denis, 16 May 2006 on the eve of the UEFA Champions league final being played in the French capital 17 May between English side Arsenal and Spanish team Barcelona.AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN

Arsenal retain Champions League record after Manchester City result

After Manchester City's 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund, Arsenal retain their Champions League record for the 15th year
Mikel Arteta vs Burnley (Photo by Laurence Griffiths / POOL / AFP)

Mikel Arteta has lost as many as Unai Emery but in fewer games

Arsenal's defeat against Olympiacos was Mikel Arteta's 20th defeat as Arsenal manager, the same number that earned Unai Emery the sack.
Burnley v Arsenal - Premier League - Turf Moor Arsenal s Martin Odegaard during the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley. Picture date: Saturday March 6, 2021.Copyright: Jon Super

8.7: Arsenal’s highest-rated player against Olympiacos

Martin Odegaard was Arsenal's highest-rated player against Olympiacos on Thursday night as almost every outfield player racked up a decent score for a change.
Willian Arsenal contract terminated - Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Willian reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns stadium in West Bromwich, central England, on January 2, 2021. (Photo by Rui Vieira / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by RUI VIEIRA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

1 stat that highlights Arsenal’s big problem

No greater indictment of Arsenal's season can be found than the fact that Willian has more Premier League assists than any other Arsenal player
Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola (L) and Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta after the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on October 17, 2020. (Photo by Michael Regan / POOL / AFP)

P11 L9 GD minus 25: Arsenal vs Manchester City isn’t fun

Arsenal and Manchester City went head-to-head at the Emirates in was an impossible game for Mikel Arteta’s men who did well to only lose 1-0.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Referee, Stuart Attwell gestures during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal get 21.7% of VAR decisions overturned compared to Premier League average

Arsenal fans know this hasn't been a great season for VAR decisions overturned in their favour, but it's probably worse than they thought.
Refree David Coote warms up before the English Premier League football match between Sheffield United and Everton at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, northern England on December 26, 2020. (Photo by Alex Pantling / POOL / AFP)

5 defeats in 7: Arsenal’s worst officials this season

Arsenal's best and worst referee revealed! Arsenal fans were are wondering just what they have to do to get a fair shake from match officials
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Emile Smith Rowe, Alexandre Lacazette, and Hector Bellerin after scoring his team's third goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on December 26, 2020 in London, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Andrew Boyers - Pool/Getty Images)

Emile Smith Rowe’s goal involvement rate is quite something

Emile Smith Rowe got his first start in the Premier League for the season and, while he didn't win Man of the Match, his performance impressed many.
Arsenal's English striker Eddie Nketiah celebrates after he scores his team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League 1st round Group B football match between Dundalk and Arsenal at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland on December 10, 2020. (Photo by Paul Faith / AFP)

Arsenal’s top/only scorers this season tells an interesting story

Arsenal aren't netting many goals this season but their list of scorers is a picture that tells an interesting story.
Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Willian reacts during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium in London on September 19, 2020. (Photo by Will Oliver / POOL / AFP)

Willian Arsenal stats do not tell a good story

Willian's Arsenal stats do not make pretty reading, so let's take a closer look at how he's done since he arrived in the summer.
Arsenal's German goalkeeper Bernd Leno celebrates saving a penalty during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on October 1, 2020. (Photo by PETER BYRNE/AFP via Getty Images)

Emi Martinez vs Bernd Leno: Did Arsenal make the right decision?

Emi Martinez vs Bernd Leno was always going to be the big talking point as he returns to the Emirates, so how is he doing v Bernd Leno?
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: Thomas Partey of Arsenal is substituted on for Granit Xhaka of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Etihad Stadium on October 17, 2020 in Manchester, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Thomas Partey yellow cards could be an issue for Arsenal but it’s not all...

Thomas Partey yellow cards are likely to become an issue this season for Arsenal but that just means he's a true Gunner
MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 02: Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid warms up prior to the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Girona FC at Wanda Metropolitano on April 02, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

Thomas Partey: The stats

Arsenal pulled off the biggest transfer on deadline day so how do Thomas Partey's pre-Arsenal stats stack up?

Can Arteta make it 3 in a row? Liverpool vs Arsenal head-to-head record

Arsenal and Liverpool meet again in what will be Mikel Arteta's biggest test this season so far but what is their head-to-head record like?
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs new Arsenal contract (via@Arsenal)

Willian makes more recoveries than assists and Mikel Arteta is happy

Whether you think he got two assists or three, there is no denying Willian stole the show against Fulham delivering a debut to remember.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Arsenal celebrate with the Community Shield Trophy following his team's victory in during the FA Community Shield final between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium on August 29, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Tallis/ pool via Getty Images)

What is Arsenal’s record at Wembley?

Arsenal have played at Wembley a massive 57 times in our history, winning more than we have lost and collecting quite a few trophies
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Referee Martin Atkinson is seen prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and Arsenal at the Stadium of Light on October 29, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Arsenal get battered by referees, Liverpool and Leicester don’t: The stats

You can argue all you like, but Arsenal got screwed all season by referees and here are the stats to back that up.
Nicolas Pepe (Photo via Instagram)

Nicolas Pepe a £72m flop at Arsenal? He’s their best performer this season

As I was reading  through the papers during the week, I was stopped by Jason' Burt's article in the Telegraph that was supposed to be praising Mikel Arteta but just ended up insulting Arsenal, their fans, and Nicolas Pepe.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 23: Granit Xhaka and Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal in conversation at full-time during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal spent more days in Top 4 than Manchester United this season

Arsenal spent 38 days in the Top Four of the Premier League this season, but that's almost twice as many as Manchester United who are probably going to finish there while we wallow in mid-table mediocrity.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal looks on from the substitute bench ahead of the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Eintracht Frankfurt at Emirates Stadium on November 28, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Only Liverpool Norwich and Brighton did this more than Arsenal

If you wanted to measure whether subs help or hinder a side, it will take a lot more than just looking at the naked numbers.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is seen during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on July 4, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Only 1 player: Who’s scored more than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang since he signed for Arsenal?

Only one player in England has scored more goals than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang since the Gabon striker arrived in the country - and he's played for a much, much better side.
Arsenal's Spanish defender Hector Bellerin heads the ball during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

1 stat caught Arsenal fans’ attention after superb Manchester City win

Arsenal beating Manchester City 2-0 after accruing a 2-20 scoreline across the previous seven matches was not the only headline to emerge from their semi-final Wembley win.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates after scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 1, 2020. (Photo by Richard Heathcote / POOL / AFP)

2 firsts Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is hoping for against Manchester City

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will start against Manchester City at Wembley on Saturday in search of his first FA Cup goal for Arsenal this season and Mikel Arteta has backed him to handle the pressure even though he has never scored against City before.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (R) gestures with Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka at the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on June 25, 2020. (Photo by Mike Hewitt / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by MIKE HEWITT/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal above Chelsea and Spurs since Mikel Arteta took over

For a while, it didn't seem like much had changed since Mikel Arteta took over but with Arsenal's fourth win in a row, including an away win above a side above us and two back-to-back cleansheets, things seem to be slowly heading in the right direction.
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JULY 04: Emiliano Martinez of Arsenal holds the ball during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal FC at Molineux on July 04, 2020 in Wolverhampton, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Mike Egerton/Pool via Getty Images)

Emi Martinez has as many clean sheets as this big-6 club this season

Despite only starting 15 games this season, Emi Martinez has now kept as many clean sheets as Tottenham Hotspur in 2019/20.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (L) high-fives Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka (R) as Saka goes off substituted during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on July 4, 2020. (Photo by Michael Steele / POOL / AFP)

Stats show how bad things have been for Arsenal after Wolves win

Arsenal won their fourth game in a row, with yet another cleansheet, as they beat Wolves 2-0 thanks to goals from Bukayo Saka and Alexandre 'what is an away goal' Lacazette.