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

Papers laugh at Harry Kane for helping Arsenal humiliate Tottenham

Harry Kane's hilarious double-assist to both start the move that led to Arsenal's third goal and his sliding tackle to provide the final assist has resulted in a few of the papers laughing at him, along with millions of Arsenal fans.
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenals Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring their side s second goal of the game with team-mate Emile Smith Rowe left during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday September 26, 2021.

Saka MOTM: Player ratings as Arsenal batter Tottenham 3-1

Arsenal battered Tottenham on Sunday at the Emirates to finish the weekend above their north London rivals, so how did each Arsenal player rate?
Burnley v Arsenal - Premier League - Turf Moor Arsenal s Martin Odegaard celebrates scoring their side s first goal of the game during the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley. Picture date: Saturday September 18, 2021. Copyright: Anthony Devlin

Why Odegaard is Arteta’s key to Arsenal’s future: Tactics vs Burnley

Join Stephen Bradley as he analyses Arsenal's 1-0 away win over Burnley in the Premier League including why Martin Odegaard is key to any Arteta success
Bernd Leno of Arsenal in action during Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at the Emirates Stadium in London - 23rd April 2021 Arsenal v Everton, Premier League, Football, The Emirates Stadium, London, UK - 23 Apr 2021 Photo by Holly Allison/TPI/Shutterstock

Arsenal star paying Arteta price for being signed by Unai Emery

Aaron Ramsdale looks more and more likely to retain the Arsenal number one shirt after just a few games this season for Bernd Leno, but is the German paying for being signed by Unai Emery?
Burnley v Arsenal. Referee Anthony Taylor awards a penalty against Aaron Ramsdale of Arsenal which is later overturned photo by Daniel Chesterton Burnley UK Copyright: Daniel Chesterton

Mail on Sunday moan about ‘extraordinary’ Arsenal VAR call vs Burnley

The Mail on Sunday thinks Burnley's penalty against Arsenal should have stood because the referee didn't make a 'clear and obvious' error.
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?

How Thomas helped Arsenal get their Partey started: Arsenal tactics

Arsenal finally managed to get their first points of the 2021/22 Premier Season, with a well deserved 1-0 win over Norwich, but what did Mikel Arteta change to secure the points?
Mikel Arteta Arsenal head coach at the EPL match Arsenal v Norwich City, at the Emirates Stadium, London, UK on 11th September, 2021.

Mikel Arteta's comments seem to reveal more than he intends

Mikel Arteta says he sometimes feels like hitting himself when things don't go well but his comments may have revealed a little more than he intended.
Beth Mead and the Arsenal team celebrate after scoring during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium, London on Sunday 5th September 2021. Copyright: MI News

Arsenal's Wonder Women and more window gazing

This week, Matthew is joined by Paul to enjoy Arsenal Women's 3-2 win against title rivals Chelsea, and to asses the men's team transfer window.
Takehiro Tomiyasu with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Episode 304: Assessing Arsenal’s transfer window

This week Matthew is joined by Stephen to lament another limp performance against Man City, get quietly excited about yet another signing and what he can bring to the club in terms of balance and bite, while also struggling with office metaphors talking about Willian's surprising painless departure.
Brentford v Arsenal - Premier League - Brentford Community Stadium Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta reacts after the final whistle during the Premier League match at the Brentford Community Stadium, London. Picture date: Friday August 13, 2021.

Can Mikel Arteta fix Arsenal?

Mikel Arteta said that he needed to question himself after Arsenal's latest defeat, but that's something he should have been doing a long time ago.
takehiro tomiyasu

47 deals completed: Arsenal’s transfer window roundup

The summer transfer window has now closed and Arsenal got through a lot more business than you might have been expected at the start of it.
Henry Winter

Times football chief: I’ve written tweets for England players

Henry Winter has admitted that, despite being the chief football writer for The Times, he has written tweets for England players - and he's not the only one.

How Arsenal finally broke their duck against West Brom | Tactics Board

It was six of the best for Arsenal, as they got their first win of the season with a fine 6-0 over West Bromwich Albion in the League Cup last night, but how did they manage it?
martin odegaard

Help us Martin Odegaard, you're our only hope

Help us Martin Odegaard, you're our only hope: This week, we try to see what lessons can be learned from Chelsea, where our signings fit and ask is Mari the new Cygan?

Why Arsenal were taught a lesson by Chelsea: Tactics breakdown

It was a disappointing first home league game of the season for Arsenal, as they fell to a 2-0 defeat to current Champions League holders Chelsea in the Premier League.
Aaron Ramsdale

Arsenal fans abusing Aaron Ramsdale won't make him better but it does make you...

Aaron Ramsdale was announced on Friday night to little fanfare from Arsenal or their fans.
Martin Odegaard after signing for Arsenal on a permanent deal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Spanish media turn on Martin Odegaard for leaving Real Madrid

Martin Odegaard is receiving the same treatment from the Real Madrid-friendly press in Spain as Mesut Ozil did when he left the club for Arsenal.
Brentford v Arsenal Premier League Arsenal s Bukayo Saka shows dejection as they concede their second goal during the Premier League match at the Brentford Community Stadium, Brentford Copyright: Daniel Hambury

Episode 302: Arsenal’s Bee sting shows contrasting clarity of purpose

This week, Matthew is joined by Paul and Brentford fan and host of the Sustainababble podcast (@thebabblewagon) Dave Powell (@powellds) to run the rule over any remaining Arsenal pre-season optimism evaporating on day one.
kroenke out sack the board

Arsenal’s squad value plummets below Tottenham’s and beneath Leicester

The value of Arsenal's squad has plummeted, dropping them below Leicester and some £200m away from Spurs in what is a damming indictment of how the club has been run.
Brentford v Arsenal - Premier League - Brentford Community Stadium Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta reacts after the final whistle during the Premier League match at the Brentford Community Stadium, London. Picture date: Friday August 13, 2021.

When will Mikel Arteta’s process make things better?

Mikel Arteta went into this season knowing his job was nowhere near as secure as he would like it to be and with fans back in the stadium, his process needs to start delivering very soon.

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.
Brentford v Arsenal Premier League Arsenal s Bukayo Saka shows dejection as they concede their second goal during the Premier League match at the Brentford Community Stadium, Brentford Copyright: Daniel Hambury

Football is back, but Arsenal are not: Where it went wrong vs Brentford

Arsenal started their 2021/22 Premier League campaign with a whimper, with a 2-0 at Brentford, and it left Stephen Bradley with plenty to analyse.
London, England, 8th August 2021. Ben White R and Sambi Lokonga of Arsenal during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London. Picture credit should read: Paul Terry / Sportimage

New Arsenal arrivals show promise, but plenty of work still needed

This week, Matthew and Anita ponder the conclusions that can be taken from Arsenal's pre-season, rank transfer priorities and remember a time when we had more than one creative player on the pitch.
The Dream Factory: Inside the Make-or-Break World of Football's Academies

Episode 300 Pt 2: Exclusive Interview with Ryan Baldi about the English Football Academy...

As a special extra to celebrate 300 episodes, an exclusive interview with football writer Ryan Baldi (@RyanBaldiFW) about what he learnt researching his new book ' The Dream Factory: Inside the Make-or-Break World of Football’s Academies'.
Arsenal printables

Arsenal 21/22 Premier League fixtures printable wallchart

The Premier League is back and so are our Arsenal fixtures printable wallcharts!
300

Arsenal causes for optimism after Chelsea game despite urgent squad needs

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.
Over Land and Sea (and Lockdown)

Over Land and Sea (and Lockdown) Arsenal 20/21 – The Corona Diaries: A book...

Darren Berry, author of Clickbait: Life As a Modern Football Fan - a mildly painful chronicle of Unai Emery's one full season in charge of the mighty Arsenal, has written another book.

Why Arsenal fans should be excited about Ben White and sad about Saliba

Arsenal announced Ben White on Friday and we explain what Arsenal be getting for their £50m and why Arsenal fans should be very excited indeed.
Ben White (via Arsenal)

How Ben White can help get Arsenal back to the Champions League

Ben White is now an Arsenal player after signing a five year deal as Mikel Arteta seeks to bolster his squad ahead of next season, but what will he add to the team for the £50m outlay?
Albert Sambi Lokonga via Arsenal

Episode 299: What’s in a number? Smith Rowe, Sambi Lokonga & more

Stephen is joined by Anita this week to discuss the signing of Albert Sambi Lokonga, Emile Smith Rowe's contract extension and why giving him the number 10 shirt is such a big deal.
Herbert Chapman

Why isn't this Arsenal manager remembered like Liverpool and Man United greats?

Herbert Chapman is an Arsenal legend, but shouldn't he be a footballing one all fans know?
Emile Smith Rowe signing his new contract (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Can Emile Smith Rowe become Arsenal’s greatest ever number 10?

Emile Smith Rowe was finally confirmed as Arsenal's new number 10 when his new contract was announced, so can the 20-year-old outshine some truly great names to have worn the number 10 shirt before him?
Albert Sambi Lokonga via Arsenal

Episode 298: Sambi Lokonga, Nuno Tavares, and a book review

Stephen is joined this week by Paul Williams and author Darren Berry, to discuss the acquisition of both Nuno Tavares and Albert Sambi Lokonga by the Gunners.

How will Nuno Tavares fit in at Arsenal? Tactics Board

Join Stephen Bradley as he discusses the addition of Nuno Tavares from Benfica to Arsenal's squad for next season.
Bukayo Saka stands dejected after missing from the penalty spot during the shoot out following the UEFA Euro 2020 Final at Wembley Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday July 11, 2021. Copyright: Mike Egerton

Episode 297: Arsenal Euros final fallout and pre-season anticipation

Matthew and Anita look back at Italy's shoot-out victory over England, talk selections and send Saka some love taking his first ever professional penalty in England's biggest game in over 50 years.
Nuno Tavares, Copyright: Nuno Guimaraes

Nuno Tavares at Arsenal: Contract details, wages, injury history

Arsenal agreed a five-year deal with Nuno Tavares so how much will he be paid and what's his injury history like?
Bukayo Saka with his Star of the Match award after his performance for England at Euro 2020 (Photo via Saka on Twitter)

Arsenal can't let Bukayo Saka become another Matteo Guendouzi

Stephen Bradley flies solo this week, and foremost on his mind is the departure of Matteo Guendouzi.
Albert Sambi Lokonga pictured during a soccer game between RSC Anderlecht and KRC Racing Genk, Sunday 14 March 2021 in Brussels, in the semifinals of the Croky Cup Belgian cup. VIRGINIE LEFOUR

Albert Sambi Lokonga: Expected Arsenal contract, wages, shirt number, injury history

Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign Albert Sambi Lokonga, so who is he, how long will they sign him for and what will he earn?
Albert Sambi Lokonga pictured during a soccer game between RSC Anderlecht and KRC Racing Genk, Sunday 14 March 2021 in Brussels, in the semifinals of the Croky Cup Belgian cup. VIRGINIE LEFOUR

Arsenal’s best predicted line-up ahead of 2021/22 season

This summer's transfer window is the biggest that Arsenal have faced in their recent history after finishing eighth at the end of the 2020/21 Premier League campaign.