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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Gabriel of Arsenal celebrates his team's first goal, an own-goal scored by Sven Botman of Newcastle United (not pictured), during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on February 24, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s revenge demolition of Newcastle proves title credentials

Arsenal transformed from "too nice" to title contenders with a dominant revenge win over Newcastle. Gritty play and goals galore highlight Arteta's evolution.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Kai Havertz of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's fifth goal during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 17, 2024 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Can Arsenal win the Premier League without a classic #9? The stats say ‘Yes!’

Can Arsenal win without a star striker? Their recent goal surge sparks debate among fans, critics.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Leandro Trossard of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal FC at London Stadium on February 11, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Trossard hits milestone & makes case to be first choice

Leandro Trossard has now hit double figures for goals this season, and his combination with Kai Havertz makes him a candidate for starts even when Gabriel Jesus is back.
Arsenal's Jorginho (L) speaks with referee Anthony Taylor during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 4, 2024. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Why football’s new ‘blue card’ doesn’t add any subjectivity

Football is set to introduce a new blue card, seeing players removed from the field for 10 minutes, with critics claiming the change 'adds subjectivity' to the game.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 17: Referee Tim Robinson shows a yellow card to Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on December 17, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Daily Mail continue anti-Arteta agenda

The Daily Mail's article on Mikel Arteta's touchline behaviour during the Arsenal match against Brighton presents a biased view, which deserves a closer examination for a more balanced understanding.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 23: Arsenal Unveil New Head Coach Unai Emery at Emirates Stadium on May 23, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Unai Emery Arsenal revisionism needs to stop

Recently, we've seen a number of people attempt to rewrite Unai Emery's time at Arsenal on the back of his success at Aston Villa, but Arsenal fans remember the truth.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Nuno Tavares of Notts Forest looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Nottingham Forest at Etihad Stadium on September 23, 2023 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal 23yo’s problems continue

Nuno Tavares' loan experiences with Olympique de Marseille and Nottingham Forest seem to be a blend of unfilled potential and problems behind the scenes.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Ange Postecoglou, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur, celebrates following their sides victory after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sheffield United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 16, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

October media coverage of Spurs is embarrassing in hindsight

Tottenham Hotspur's recent run of form has cast a new light on some of the media coverage of the club just a month ago, when they were seemingly champions-elect.
Arsenal's English striker #14 Eddie Nketiah kisses the match ball as he celebrates after scoring his, and their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 28, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

How Arteta changed the game for Eddie Nketiah

Eddie Nketiah delivers a stunning hat-trick for Arsenal against Sheffield United, showcasing his evolution as a striker under Mikel Arteta and with the influence of Gabriel Jesus.
Arsenal's Norwegian midfielder #08 Martin Odegaard (R) reacts after being fouled by Manchester City's Croatian midfielder #08 Mateo Kovacic (C) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 8, 2023. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal win should not shield referee and VAR from consequences

Arsenal's win over Manchester City raises questions about Premier League refereeing inconsistencies that will fall from view because Arsenal won. They shouldn't.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Declan Rice of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Declan Rice injury update after Tottenham substitution

Arsenal draw 2-2 with Tottenham in a North London Derby that leaves both teams pondering missed opportunities. The key focus is on Declan Rice's unexpected injury.
TOPSHOT - President of the Royal Spanish Football Federation Luis Rubiales (C) embraces Spain's forward #18 Salma Paralluelo on the podium after Spain beat England to win the Australia and New Zealand 2023 Women's World Cup final football match at Stadium Australia in Sydney on August 20, 2023. (Photo by DAVID GRAY / AFP) (Photo by DAVID GRAY/AFP via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta disappoints with Luis Rubiales comments

The shocking actions of Luis Rubiales during Spain's World Cup celebrations have thrown a light on how players and coaches in the men's game are opting to respond.
LONDON - NOVEMBER 29: Arturo Lupoli of Arsenal (R) in action as Ibrahima Sonko of Reading defends during the Carling Cup fourth round match between Arsenal and Reading at Highbury on November 29, 2005 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arsenal prodigy turns to coaching after retirement

Explore the journey of Arturo Lupoli, the former Arsenal prodigy who showed immense potential but struggled to find success in his football career after leaving the club.
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Episode 346: Arsenal end of season thoughts and feelings

Matthew is joined by Anita to reflect on Arsenal's 22-23 season as a whole now the dust has settled.
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Arsenal champions LGBTQ+ rights during Pride Month

Arsenal embraces diversity and inclusion as the club passionately supports Pride Month, working continuously to create a welcoming environment for all.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 17: Marquinhos of Arsenal looks on during the Friendly match between Arsenal and Juventus at Emirates Stadium on December 17, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Meet the next generation of Arsenal’s stars ready to take the stage

As Arsenal prepare for the Champions League, we delve into the potential future stars emerging from Hale End Academy set to bolster the squad.

How Arsenal won the league at Anfield in 1989

Relive Arsenal's epic 1989 league win, as we unravel the dramatic showdown at Anfield. Experience the spirit of '89 that defined a generation.
Arsenal's English midfielder Reiss Nelson (C) celebrates after scoring his team third goal of the team during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 4, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Why Arsenal fans are right to be optimistic about next season

Explore the reasons behind Arsenal's optimism despite recent Premier League setbacks. Discover the unseen strength of the Gunners!
Mikel Arteta apologises to Arsenal fans after Brighton defeat - LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 14: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, applauds their fans after their side's defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on May 14, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

How Arsenal’s lack of depth cost them the Premier League title

Arteta apologises as Arsenal's Premier League title hopes diminish. How did a lack of squad depth lead to Arsenal's defeat against Brighton?
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 02: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC at Emirates Stadium on May 02, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Martin Odegaard excels at Arsenal matching Fàbregas record

Martin Odegaard's performance at Arsenal mirrors legend Cesc Fàbregas'. With 15 goals this season, Odegaard could soon surpass Fàbregas' record.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Emile Smith Rowe attends the "All Or Nothing: Arsenal" Global Premiere at Islington Assembly Hall on August 02, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Lia Toby/Getty Images)

Arsenal fans discuss what’s going on with Emile Smith Rowe

Arsenal fans discuss Emile Smith Rowe's future, Arteta's role, and the impact of competition within the squad.
Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus celebrates after scoring their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 1, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Can Arsenal face down the Anfield voodoo?

Arsenal's title race heats up with a crucial match at Anfield; can they overcome the challenge and send a strong message to Guardiola?
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. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Mesut Özil’s Arsenal saga: From euphoria to estrangement

Mesut Özil's time at Arsenal Football Club was a rollercoaster ride, filled with moments of brilliance, high expectations, and ultimately, a turbulent departure.
Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Martinelli celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 19, 2023. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal’s Premier League title dream now within reach

Arsenal's dream of winning the Premier League title is within reach, and writer Paul Williams lays out his case for why they might just ride the train to the top.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal's Sol Campbell (L) and an unidentified teammate hold the Premiership trophy after Arsenal won 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

When did Arsenal last win the Premier League?

As Arsenal maintain their lead at the top of the Premier League table a lot of fans have been asking about Arsenal's history, so, when did Arsenal last win the Premier League
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Gabriel of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the team's first goal with teammate William Saliba during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Arsenal FC at Craven Cottage on March 12, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Arsenal march towards Premier League title

Arsenal continued their impressive run towards a league title win with a convincing win over Fulham, extending their lead at the top of the table and this weekend they can stretch it further.
LUSAIL CITY, QATAR: Emi Martinez of Argentina celebrates the team's first goal scored by Lionel Messi during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 semi-final match between Argentina and Croatia at Lusail Stadium on December 13, 2022. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Why Emi Martinez would probably love a move to Tottenham

Emi Martinez, ex-Arsenal keeper, might consider a surprising move to Tottenham Hotspur. Despite his past with Arsenal, Martinez seems to relish any opportunity to challenge his former club
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the team's third goal during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Arsenal FC at Craven Cottage on March 12, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Martin Odegaard takes his game to another level

Martin Odegaard has been in superb form for Arsenal this season, particularly in front of goal, and the Norwegian midfielder has already reached double figures in terms of goals scored in the Premier League, a career high for him.
Arsenal's English midfielder Reiss Nelson (C) celebrates after scoring his team third goal of the team during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 4, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Believe in Arteta, believe in Arsenal

I don't suppose we Arsenal fans are, by any means, the only set of fans who feel like our team have been put on this planet for the sole purpose of being extremely hazardous for our health. However, it is our team, our beloved, brilliant team who have scored three last minute winners in the last six weeks.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 25: The LED board shows the decision of "No Goal" after a VAR check during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal FC at The King Power Stadium on February 25, 2023 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

When are Arsenal fans allowed to complain about VAR?

If you complain about VAR when Arsenal lose, then you’re just being bitter and if you do it when they win, well, what are you moaning about, you won didn’t you? So just when, exactly, are Arsenal fans allowed to complain about things that have a very real impact on the scoreline?
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND: Moises Caicedo of Brighton & Hove Albion is put under pressure by Ruben Neves of Wolverhampton Wanderers during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Brighton & Hove Albion at Molineux on November 05, 2022. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Media outrage over Caicedo-to-Arsenal move makes no sense

Brighton and Hove Albion are well within their rights to stand firm on the sale of Moises Caicedo, but the outrage surrounding Arsenal's bidding is nonsensical.
England's Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group B football match between England and Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha on November 21, 2022. (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal contracts: 5 to renew, 3 to expire

Arsenal are trying to tie down a number of players to new deals, but some of the players they are not offering contracts to is quite telling.
England's midfielder Kalvin Phillips (L) and England's defender Ben White take part in a training session at the Al Wakrah SC Stadium in Al Wakrah, south of Doha, on November 20, 2022, on the eve of the Qatar 2022 World Cup football tournament Group B match between England and Iran. (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Ben White England bust-up claims don’t add up

Claims of a Ben White bust-up in the England camp don't appear to stand up to scrutiny, despite his departure from the World Cup tournament.
Marcelo Flores playing for Real Oviedo (Photo via Flores on Instagram)

Arsenal loanee looks set for January recall

With a month to go until the January transfer window, Marcelo Flores looks increasingly likely to be recalled from his loan by Arsenal.
Arsenal season ticket prices - WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 12: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal celebrates in front of the fans after the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal FC at Molineux on November 12, 2022 in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Episode 344: Arsenal top of the League for Christmas!

Matthew is joined by Paul to reflect on a comfortable win away at Wolves, and extending our lead at the top of the League.
Arsenal's English midfielder Reiss Nelson (L) celebrates with Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka (R) after scoring their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Nottingham Forest at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 30, 2022.(Photo by IAN KINGTON/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal’s October: We could be contenders

After an excellent October for Arsenal, Paul Williams lets himself get a little excited...
Arsenal's English midfielder Reiss Nelson (L) celebrates with Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka (R) after scoring their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Nottingham Forest at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 30, 2022.(Photo by IAN KINGTON/AFP via Getty Images)

Will Arsenal stay top of the Premier League until after the World Cup?

Arsenal have come through October still at the top of the league but will they remain there by the time the World Cup break rolls around?

5 worst Arsenal injuries

Thankfully, Arsenal haven't suffered a really bad injury in a while, but there was a time when we couldn't escape them.

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.
(Front row from L) Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Marquinhos, Arsenal's Scottish defender Kieran Tierney, Arsenal's English striker Eddie Nketiah, Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Martinelli, Arsenal's Portuguese midfielder Fabio Vieira (Back row from L) Arsenal's Belgian midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga, Arsenal's US goalkeeper Matt Turner, Arsenal's English defender Rob Holding, Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Arsenal's Brazilian defender Gabriel, Arsenal's Japanese defender Takehiro Tomiyasu and Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka pose prior to the UEFA Europa League Group A football match between Arsenal and Bodoe/Glimt at The Arsenal Stadium in London, on October 6, 2022. (Photo by Daniel LEAL / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL LEAL/AFP via Getty Images)

Is Martinelli’s Arsenal claim coming true?

Earlier this year, Gabriel Martinelli made a big claim about the future of this Arsenal side, so with the team sitting on top of the Premier League table, having won 11 of their 12 games in all competitions, was he right?