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Ranking Arsenal’s 7 most influential managers

Founded in 1886, Arsenal is one of the world's most popular football teams. It has its base in Islington, London, and plays in the...
Arsenal's Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard (L) and Arsenal's German-born Portuguese defender Cedric Soares (C)congratulate goalscorer Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on March 13, 2022. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Will the harmony in Arsenal be enough for a long-awaited CL spot?

Six Premier League matches – 16 points. Arsenal is moving towards the top of the table, currently stealing the last Champions League spot from Manchester United, although the Gunners have three games in hand.
Newcastle United's English midfielder Joe Willock celebrates after scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match between West Ham and Newcastle United at the London Stadium, in London on February 19, 2022. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Willock needed to ‘grow up, work harder and focus’ says Newcastle boss

Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe has revealed Joe Willock needed to be told he had to grow up, work harder and focus more after a rough period at the club for the 22-year-old.
circa 1890: A roulette table and wheel with instructions on how to play. (Photo by Henry Guttman/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Is Arsenal one of the unluckiest teams in the Premier League?

If you ask any fan of Arsenal to talk about their favourite club and football players for more than a couple of minutes, they...
Arsenal v Norwich City - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring their side s first goal of the game during the Premier League match at The Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Saturday September 11, 2021. Copyright: Tess Derry

Arsenal need to finish in the top four this season – Can they do...

Arsenal have had a rough few seasons in recent years. The Gunners finished 8th in 2019-20 and 2020-21, quite the slide from the top-four and top-five positions the team had been consistently achieving for years.
Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal scores a header from very close range to make it 3-3 West Ham United v Arsenal. The London Stadium, London, UK - 21 Mar 2021. Mandatory Credit: Photo by Simon Dael/BPI/Shutterstock

Will Arsenal be able to avoid a Hammering?

Whilst the season didn’t get off to the best of starts for the Gunners, losing their opening three fixtures, they slowly turned their fortunes round.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Aaron Ramsdale of Arsenal celebrates after their side's third goal, scored by Gabriel Magalhaes (Not pictured) during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on December 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Eddie Keogh/Getty Images)

Arsenal Rising Back Like a Storm

Arsenal is a club beloved by many football fans because of its skilled style of play. However, even the strongest players are not immune...
12th May 1925: The French women's football team, complete with berets, line up before the England vs France Women's International Football match in aid of shipwrecked mariners at Herne Hill in London. England is represented by Dick Kerr's team From Preston. (Photo by MacGregor/Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Why men are ‘better’ at football than women

The outliers theory translates across gender lines and helps explain why women’s football still struggles. That, and the FA banning the game for 50 years.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27: Gabriel Martinelli celebrates with teammates Ben White and Gabriel Magalhaes of Arsenal after scoring their team's second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on November 27, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

5 tips to enjoy watching Arsenal games

Watching Arsenal play is a lot of fun. Sure, you never quite know what you’re going to get from them, but it is undeniable that Arsenal are one of the most entertaining clubs in the Premier League.

How your phone can help you keep up with your favourite team

There’s a lot going on in life, so it can feel difficult to keep up with the things you enjoy. Sure, you want to be able to be as informed as possible as far as your interests are concerned, but the logistics of doing so are more difficult than it would seem due to how busy you might find yourself.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Ilkay Gundogan of Manchester City scores their sides second goal past Emi Martinez of Aston Villa from the penalty spotduring the Premier League match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad Stadium on January 20, 2021 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 Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Emi Martinez concedes 12 in 4 and whizzes past Arsenal total

Emi Martinez has conceded 21 goals in his last four games for Aston Villa and has let in more for them in a season-and-a-bit than he did at Arsenal.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 30: Aaron Ramsdale of Arsenal acknowledges the fans after his sides victory in the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on October 30, 2021 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Episode 312: Behind Tottenham enemy lines as Aaron Ramsdale rises

Matthew is joined by Helen and Paul this week to look back on an excellent victory at the King Power, and wax lyrical about the rise of Aaron Ramsdale.
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

Harry Kane booed as he turns into Alexis Sanchez

Amid the hilarity of Harry Kane's performance against Arsenal and his complete no-show this season, it occurred to me that Manchester City have, yet again, disturbed a rival player to the point of crippling him.
BATH, ENGLAND - APRIL 04: In this photo illustration the new £1 pound coin is seen on April 4, 2017 in Bath, England. Currency experts have warned that as the uncertainty surrounding Brexit continues, the value of the British pound, which has remained depressed against the US dollar and the euro since the UK voted to leave in the EU referendum, is likely to fluctuate. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Episode 309: Newcastle United’s takeover raises the stakes

Matthew and Stephen join forces to try to get their heads round the implications of the latest (and by far the biggest in financial terms) nation state buying their chunk of the sport we love.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal celebrates with teammate Cedric Soares after scoring their side's second goal during the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on October 26, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal stars to watch this season

After just three months of the new Premier League season, Arsenal fans look set for an interesting few months ahead.
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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.
Martin Odegaard after signing for Arsenal on a permanent deal (Photo via

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.

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.
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'.
Raheem Sterling left and Riyad Mahrez pose with the trophy after the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Picture date: Sunday May 23, 2021.

Who will win the Premier League?

The start of another Premier League season is fast approaching, and clubs will be looking to do all their transfer business early to ensure that new additions have adequate time to bed in before the big kick-off.