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The day that changed Arsenal forever

20 years ago Arsenal sacked George Graham. Little did anyone imagine the chain of events that would unfold.
New Argentina coach Diego Maradona attends a press conference in Glasgow, on November 18, 2008. Diego Maradona says he cannot understand why Terry Butcher continues to harbour a grudge over the 'Hand of God' goal that helped knock England out of the 1986 World Cup. Butcher, an England defender in the team that lost the quarter-final match and now Scotland's assistant manager, said on Monday that he would never "forgive and forget" Maradona's action and made it clear he was unlikely to shake the new Argentina coach's hand when the Scots face his new charges here on Wednesday. AFP PHOTO/ Michael Hughes (Photo credit should read Michael Hughes/AFP/Getty Images)

Wenger: Maradona and Mertesacker are why people love football

You've probably never heard Maradona and Mertesacker mentioned in the same sentence, then again, you've probably never had a conversation with Wenger.
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Midfielder confirms he is now an Arsenal player

Kelechi Nwakali has confirmed on his official Twitter account that he is finally an Arsenal player.
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26 awful Arsenal memes that will make you cringe

If everybody else is laughing at Arsenal, should we learn to laugh at ourselves? Not if these memes are anything to go by
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

Jordan Pickford didn’t mean to hurt Virgil van Dijk so what did he intend?...

Pundits say that Jordan Pickford is 'not that kind of player' but they never are, something Abou Diaby knows too much about
COMMERCE CITY, CO - JULY 15: Mesut Oezil #10 of Arsenal jokes with teammates while warming up against the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 15, 2019 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Timothy Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Why some love and others hate mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil divides opinion amongst fans and pundits alike, but why?
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 26: Kyle Bartley of West Bromwich Albion celebrates after scoring his sides third goal during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at The Hawthorns on September 26, 2020 in West Bromwich, 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 Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Scoring against Chelsea: Where are they now Kyle Bartley edition

Kyle Bartley arrived at Arsenal in 2007 when he was signed from Bolton, but what is he doing now?
LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 26: Arsenal manager George Graham celebrates on the pitch after Arsenal had beaten Liverpool 2-0 to win the First Division Championship at Anfield on May 26, 1989 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Allsport/Getty Images)

George Graham: 2 sides of the fierce and bitter Arsenal and Tottenham divide

Until 2018, Arsenal fans under the age of 20 knew only one man to occupy the manager's office, but how much do they know about George Graham?

This is why I'm staying, explains Arsenal star

Hector Bellerin has confirmed that the main reason he signed a new contract with Arsenal is to repay Arsene Wenger.
Corentin Tolisso

Arsenal receive transfer boost after Juventus pull out of race to sign Frenchman

Juventus have apparently pulled out of the race to sign Lyon midfielder, Corentin Tolisso, who Arsenal have been linked with.
Corentin Tolisso

Midfielder ‘dreaming’ of Arsenal admits England move interest him

Corentin Tolisso has said that a move to England ‘interests’ him after previously saying he dreams of moving to Arsenal (or Real Madrid or Bacelona).
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€34m 22-year-old would be a great fit in Arsenal's system

Arsene Wenger is reportedly on a quest to freshen up his squad this summer, especially in the midfield as Jack Wilshere, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Mesut Ozil are all linked with moves away from the Emirates.

Talented Lyon goalscorer dreams of Arsenal move

Corentin Tolisso has revealed that he dreams of playing for a club like Arsenal... or Real Madrid or Barcelona.

Arsenal's pursuit of £25.7m midfielder highlights future plans

An article on Sport Witness has recently suggested that Lyon midfielder Corentin Tolisso, who seemed destined for a summer move to Juventus, could potentially make a Premier League switch with Arsenal interested.
BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 15: Mesut Oezil celebrates on the open top bus at the German team victory ceremony on July 15, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Germany won the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil match against Argentina in Rio de Janeiro on July 13. (Photo by Markus Gilliar - Pool/Getty Images)

Mesut Ozil and his strange relationship with German fans

German fans have a strange relationship with Mesut Özil, often criticized when he is present and missed when he is absent. There is no...

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.
Lyon's Corentin Tolisso (L) vies with Toulouse's Jean Daniel Akpa Akpro (R) during the French L1 football match Toulouse against Lyon on April 23, 2016 at the Municipal Stadium in Toulouse southern France. AFP PHOTO / REMY GABALDA / AFP / REMY GABALDA (Photo credit should read REMY GABALDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal and Southampton watch Tolisso

Arsenal are said to be watching Lyon’s midfielder, Corentin Tolisso along with Southampton and Napoli.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Gunnersaurus the Arsenal mascot with the Women's Super League trophy ahead of the WSL match between Arsenal Women and Manchester City at Meadow Park on May 11, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Gunnersaurus’ ‘father’ talks about mascot’s birth

For over 20 years now, fans have been baffled as to why we have a dinosaur as our club mascot. Well, wonder no more.

Why is Arsenal’s mascot a dinosaur?

Gunnersaurus is the coolest mascot in the Premier League, if not football, so how did Arsenal end up with a dinosaur as a mascot?
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Arsenal defender reveals unusual & confusing nickname

Nacho Monreal has revealed that he used to be called ‘Cabra’ when he was a kid – or, to put it in English, ‘goat’.
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Arsenal win first ever Christmas Day game 5-0

Arsenal played their first ever Christmas Day game on this day in 1889.
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
Corentin Tolisso

Chelsea eye Arsenal target but Gunners could offer more minutes

According to recent reports, Antonio Conte is mulling over a possible move for Lyon midfielder Corentin Tolisso this summer.

Arsenal at Anfield in 1989: Still my greatest football high ever

When Arsenal won the league at Anfield on 26th May 1989, it was my first high as a football fan and still the greatest.

Remembering David Rocastle

Today marks 20 years since David Rocastle passed. Here, from our Arsenal Number 7s book, is an extract from Paul Williams chapter on this true legend
LONDON - MAY 17: Thierry Henry of Arsenal is presented with his Barclaycard Premiership Player of the Year Award by Ian Wright during the Martin Keown Testimonial match between Arsenal and England XI at Highbury, on May 17, 2004 in London. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Thierry Henry: The greatest Ballon d’Or loser

The Ballon d'Or was cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic but it returns this year and I thought it worth talking about the greatest player to never win it - Thierry Henry.
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15 Arsenal transfer targets assessed – how many are likely?

The winter transfer window is now in full swing so I’m taking a look at a selection of the transfer rumours doing the rounds. This...

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.
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Crouch becomes second Stoke player to apologise for weekend’s actions

Peter crouch has issued an apology for injuring Nacho Monreal on Sunday during the Premier League game. The 6’7” striker caught Monreal across the face...

Graphic: Remembering David “Rocky” Rocastle

Today marks 20 years since David Rocastle lost his battle to cancer aged only 33.

[PHOTO] Podolski makes Wilshere a birthday cake

Arsenal’s midfielder Jack Wilshere is celebrating his 23rd birthday on New Year’s Day. Out of action with an ankle injury picked up against Manchester United...

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.

Yaya Sanogo can’t catch a break as his teeth cause him problems

With Arsenal facing a striker crisis ahead of their game against Southampton on New Year’s Day, it had been speculated that Yaya Sanogo could...
benik afobe

Confirmed – Arsenal agree fee for young striker, medical done

Arsenal and Wolves have agreed a fee for Benik Afobe. The Arsenal youngster, who has been on loan with MK Dons, is out of contract...
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OTD 1934 Herbert Chapman died

On this day in 1934, one of the most important managers in Arsenal's history, Herbert Chapman, died of pneumonia aged 55 at his home in Hendon.

Audio: A brief history of Arsenal’s Irish connection

In the midst of the global Covid-19 pandemic, it might 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.

50 years ago today: Arsenal win league at Tottenham for first time

50 years ago, on 3 May 1971, Arsenal won the league at White Hart Lane for the first time.
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?

Watch: Arsenal 1932 FA Cup Final team make TV appearance

We have been known as 'The Arsenal' for quite some time. Herbert Chapman was the man who put the club on the map, and his...
Bayern Munich's French forward Kingsley Coman (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal with his teammates during the UEFA Champions League final football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on August 23, 2020. (Photo by Miguel A. Lopes / POOL / AFP)

Yes, we really tried to sign Kingsley Coman: Arsene Wenger

A few years ago, then-Arsenal boss, Arsène Wenger, confirmed that he tried to sign a sprightly young winger named Kingsley Coman in 2014.